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The Bridge House

The Bridge House, 123 Fountainbridge, EH3 9QG

  • Located close to the university campuses 
  • Access to Haymarket train station, Princes Street and Grassmarket
  • Close to Arthur’s Seat and the historic Royal Mile
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  • 319 Beds

  • 1.0 miles from city centre

About The Bridge House

The Bridge House is in the Fountainbridge area just a few minutes’ walk to Fountain Park. It is perfectly located to get to all the Edinburgh's universities at just 15 minutes’ walk to the University of Edinburgh campus at George Square, and with good links by bus to Napier University. It is conveniently located 10 minutes’ walk from Haymarket train station, Princes Street and Grassmarket with local supermarkets, restaurants, bars and coffee shops on your doorstep.

Non-ensuite rooms

A range of rooms in shared flats with shared bathrooms and kitchens
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Non en-suite rooms feature a separate shared bathroom with a sink in your room, a comfortable 3/4 sized bed, your own desk and Wi-Fi connected work space. You'll have a shared kitchen with a TV and a shared bathroom in each flat.

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During summer, Edinburgh hosts the biggest international arts festival in the world – the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The festival attracts the biggest names and up-and-coming stars of comedy and entertainment.
Four first year students

All of the following comes included in the room price

With Unite Students you won't have to worry about the little details. We've got everything covered, from internet to contents insurance.

Your living essentials

  • All bills included in the rent

  • Wi-fi included throughout the property

  • Basic contents insurance included

  • Secure properties looked after by service teams 24/7

  • Log any maintenance requests with our teams via the free MyUnite app

  • On site support from property teams

  • 24/7 emergency contact centre

Facilities in The Bridge House

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    Furnished bedrooms and fitted kitchens

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    Laundry facilities in the property (additional cost)

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    Keep your car safe with a reserved parking spot in our secure car park (additional cost)

On your doorstep

Social Scenes
Bridge House is a short walk to Lothian Road and Haymarket where you will find a huge choice of restaurants and bars – there’s something for everyone! There’s a bowling and cinema complex less than 5 minutes away from Bridge House, the perfect place to hang out with your new friends. The Grassmarket is a very popular destination for a night out as there are many clubs, pubs and bars which are all perfect for students.
Near Bridge House you are just a short walk away from a Cineworld cinema, an Odeon cinema, Princes St and Grassmarket which are great areas of town for shopping and only a 10 minute walk away from the property. These areas are also fun in the daytime for shopping, food, drinks and there’s a market held at Grassmarket on weekends. The University of Edinburgh, Napier University and Hariot Watt University are all easily accessible from The Bridge House. Everything which Edinburgh has to offer is right on your doorstep.
Getting Active
If you’re looking for a fun way to exercise, there’s a trampoline park just along the road from Bridge House. You will also be close to the canal, where you can take some lovely walks and also cycle from the East end of the Union Canal right out to the city bypass. There’s a Nuffield health gym located in Fountain Park and the Edinburgh University gym facilities are a 15 minute walk away.

Close and convenient

Travel and Transport
Haymarket train station and tram stop are both a 10 minute walk from Bridge House. The property is on popular bus routes with bus stops right outside the property. This includes the public bus to the airport and there is a taxi rank a couple of minutes away.  Everything is pretty much in easy walking distance, it’s a 15 minute walk to the main Edinburgh University campus at George Square and 5 minutes away to the Lauriston campus and has good links on foot and by bus to Napier University.
Local Essentials
There are many local shops and supermarkets a short walk from the property. The closest bank to The Bridge House is just a minute’s walk from the property. There are different branches just a couple of minutes’ walk. The closest library to the property is the Fountainbridge Library, on Dundee Street very close to the Fountain Park complex (restaurants and Cineworld Cinema) which is a 10 minute walk. The main University of Edinburgh Library is not too far away in George Square which is approximately a 15 minute walk.
Your Wellbeing
There are plenty of surgeries locally and the main University surgery is a 10 minute walk from the property.