Living in Bellevue
Bellevue is nestled in-between the bustling city centre and the popular area of Leith Walk, allowing for the best of both worlds. If you're looking for a home in Bellevue, you've come to the right place.
Bellevue at a glance*
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Bellevue, which lies on the outskirts of Edinburgh's northern New Town, is an ever popular area noted for its convenience to the City Centre. Classic Georgian architecture, sweeping residential crescents and cobbled streets, together with clusters of small speciality shops, cafes, galleries, museums and restaurants combine to create a sophisticated and convenient City Centre environment.
Drummond Community High School
St Thomas Of Aquin's High
Broughton Primary School
St Mary's RC Primary School (Edinburgh)
The University of Edinburgh is roughly a 30-minute walk away.
Bellevue is close to Waverley Train Station where residents can take a train to other areas of Edinburgh, Scotland and the UK. Visit the ScotRail website to find out more.
Near Waverley Train Station there is an Edinburgh Tram stop, where residents can take a tram right out to Edinburgh Airport or Ocean Terminal in Leith with a generous selection of stops along the way. Visit the Edinburgh Trams website for more details.
Lothian Buses run numerous buses through Bellevue or nearby, making it easy to travel to other areas of Edinburgh or the Lothians. Visit the Lothian Buses website for more details and to download timetables.
Edinburgh Bus Station is also only a short distance away, where residents can travel to other parts of Scotland the UK via Megabus and CityLink. Visit the Megabus website here and the Citylink website here.
Bellevue isn't home to much green space, however the expansive Holyrood Park is within walking distance.
Bellevue is near the bars, restaurants and pubs of nearby Stockbridge and Broughton. If you're looking for a night out, you're within walking distance of the numerous bars and nightclubs around the Royal Mile and Cowgate.
Entertainment & Leisure
Leisure facilities include The Royal Botanic Gardens, Inverleith Park, Warriston Playing fields and walks along the Water of Leith. The Playhouse Theatre and Omni Centre, featuring a multi-screen cinema and fitness centre are both also within walking distance.
There is an Iceland Supermarket not that far away in Easter Road. Close to home you'll find Sainsbury's Local and Tesco Express, as well as the independent Claremont Food & Wine and The Broughton Market.
Princes Street is within 10 minutes on foot as are the designer outlets on George Street. There are local shops in Broughton Street and Rodney Street.
Bridge Family Church
Canonmills Baptist Church
Grace Church Leith
Greenside Parish Church
Annandale Mosque is within Bellevue itself.
The Edinburgh Hebrew Congregation is a 30-minute walk away, but only a 10-minute car drive.