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Double room in friendly happy houseshare

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Hello, modern double room, with excellent storage space, overlooking gardens, for rent in friendly, happy house.

The house has a fresh feeling is snug and cosy, with a sun room. Bedrooms are white and South facing, downstairs the kitchen is red and pale white/green with a bright and stripy floor. Sunroom and little garden are both South facing. Currently the sun room is a jungle of tomato and basil plants and there is more or less a small field of lettuce in the garden (thank you hours of lock down gardening in the sun and wind and air)

There is free parking and the house is located in a quiet courtyard well away from the road, so no rush of traffic outside. Neighbours and all nice and say hello to each other in passing. The beach is 2 mins walk from front door.

There is a shared small, but comfy living room and the kitchen is well stocked with pot and pans etc. The washing machine and fridgefreezer are large and new. There is no microwave and also no TV in the livingroom. There are two loos and one shared bathroom, with good electric shower and a bath.

The beach is 2 mins walk one direction, the bus into centre of Edinburgh 2 mins walk the other direction. There are loads of buses and it takes 15 - 20 mins to get to the very centre of town. The busses go to all parts of Edinburgh and very good night bus service too.

All bills are included in rent, that means ALL bills and includes a cleaner, cleaning products/materials and loo roll (I buy bulk so that I can buy eco friendly and there is not the bore of running out of loo roll or kitchen towel etc). Gas and Electricity are 100% renewable energy. It is not at all a houseshare with a political agenda, or eco-warrior shouty enthusaiam, these is a bit of an awareness of how personal choices like 100% renewable energy can make a difference.

Portobello is a lovely place with a great swimming pool and gym 6 mins walk away from the house, loads of cafes, pubs, restaurants, independent shops, Co-op super market.

There (normally) are lots of community things going on: a farmers market, all sorts of musical groups and sports/yoga/rowing/wild swimming groups, spiritual things and artistic things. People are friendly and relaxed and smiley.

As for me... I work running my own business leading movement/dance, though during this 'Covid time' I am doing a freelance contract doing business development stuff with wine makers from around the world, working from home. I also (normally) cook for retreats and small festivals. I have lived in many countries and done all sorts of things, both conventional and unconventional. I am practical, happy, friendly and busy with my life, which I really enjoy.

The other person in the house works as a lecturer in theatre studies, she is into dance is sunny, happy, loves the sea and is Australian by birth.

If all of this sounds like the kind of place that you would like to call home come and have a hello and a look round.

Cheers, Aileen

PS: The house will not really suit you if you are into watching loads of reality TV. If you are at a time in your life when you are taking class A drugs', or If you are in a very dark, or difficult time in your life (sorry). Or if you are really into Tinder/Grinder. Also if you sleep very lightly you might be bothered by the sound of seagulls in the morning and evening. Living beside the sea is wonderful, but it does mean you share your environment with lots of seabirds.

  • House share
  • Edinburgh
  • EH15
  • £545 pcm (double)

Availability

Available
Now
Minimum term
6 months
Maximum term
None

Extra cost

Deposit
£200.00
Bills included?
Yes

Amenities

Furnishings
Furnished
Parking
Yes
Garage
No
Garden/terrace
Yes
Balcony/Patio
Yes
Disabled access
No
Living room
shared
Broadband included
Yes

Current household

# housemates
2
Total # rooms
3
Ages
34 to 45
Smoker?
No
Any pets?
No
Language
English
Nationality
British
Occupation
Professional
Interests
Travel, hill walking & star gazing, home cooking mostly but not 100% vegan / veggie, Movement / dance (5 Rhythms & tango). bird watching in hills on on beach, , Music, radio 6 music, reading, walks along beach, cooking for retreats and festivals..
Gender
2 Females

New housemate preferences

Couples OK?
No
Smoking OK?
No
Pets OK?
No
Occupation
Don't mind
Housing Benefit
No
References?
No
Min age
26
Max age
45
Gender
Female preferred
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