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The Merchiston Residence, 4 Merchiston Avenue



EH10 4NX,  Scotland

Local Area Information

Based in the south-west of Edinburgh, The Merchiston Residence is a minute's walk from the fashionable area of Bruntsfield, which is home to boutique shopping and a myriad of independent eateries. Merchiston Avenue embodies a luxurious private residence nestled discreetly in one of the private broad tree-lined avenues housing Victorian townhouses, Georgian Mansions and Edwardian villas set within large gardens. The city centre is approximately a 15 minute walk or 5 minute taxi ride away.

How to Find Us

Edinburgh Waverley
(approx 2 miles)

Edinburgh’s two train stations are Waverley and Haymarket. The largest station, Waverley, is located at the east end of Princes Street and is a 5-8 minute taxi journey. Haymarket is west of the city centre, and is also approximately same travel time.

There are taxi ranks located directly outside both stations.
Edinburgh Airport
(approx 11 miles)

Driving time - 20 minutes.
Excellent taxi service available from airport.

Head west on Eastfield Ave toward Burnside Rd.
Take 2nd exit at roundabout onto Eastfield Rd, go through 1 roundabout.
Take the A8/Glasgow Rd.
Take 4th exit at roundabout onto A720 towards Berwick Upon Tweed/A1/Edinburgh S/Edinburgh E
Take A702 exit towards Carlisle/A74(M)
Take 2nd exit at the roundabout onto A702 Biggar Rd continue to follow A702.
Turn left at Colinton Rd.
Turn right onto Merchiston Ave.
Princes Street
(approx 3 miles)

From centre of town get off the bus at Holy Corner (the stop after Bruntsfield and junction of Morningside Road and Colinton Road) cross the road towards Starbucks then turn right onto Merchiston Avenue.

Bus Numbers:
No's 11, 15, 15A, & 16 run every few minutes via Princes Street, Lothian Road, Tollcross and Bruntsfield.
No. 23 runs every 20 minutes via Hanover Street, The Mound, Tollcross and Bruntsfield.
No. 45 runs every 30 mins via Hanover Street, The Mound, Tollcross and Bruntsfield
Princes Street
(approx 2 miles)

Driving time from Princes Street, City Centre - 10 minutes.

Head southeast on A8/The Mound - continue to follow The Mound.
Turn right at Bank Street.
Continue onto George IV Bridge.
Continue onto Bristo Place.
Turn right at Potterrow - continue onto Lauriston Place.
Turn right at A700/Brougham Street - continue to follow A700.
Turn left at A702/Home Street - continue to follow A702.
Turn right at Colinton Road (after Bruntsfield area).
Turn first right onto Merchiston Avenue.