Houses for rent in Edinburgh

If you are looking for houses for rent in Edinburgh, you need expert advice. As Scotland's capital, Edinburgh is a prosperous and dynamic city which attracts people from across the world. Many of these people will also be in the market for rented houses, so you need to give yourself the best possible chance.

Edinburgh's architectural pedigree is impressive by any standards, with many attractive modern and traditional homes available to would-be residents of the city. Citylets' easy-to-search listings contain details of all types of houses for rent in Edinburgh - from newly built homes to period properties.

Types of houses to rent in Edinburgh

The diversity of houses to rent in Edinburgh reflects the city's long and fascinating history, with properties to suit every taste and budget.

Georgian homes are to be found in abundance in certain parts of the city, particularly in the New Town. This popular and attractive area of Edinburgh was constructed to the North of the Castle during the 18th century Enlightenment, following plans drawn up by prize-winning architect James Craig.

Architecture by the renowned Robert Adam is also to be found in the city, with one striking example being Charlotte Square at the west end of Princes Street. This is considered to be one of the finest Georgian Squares in the world.

In the south of the city, many pleasant residential areas - such as Marchmont, Newington, Bruntsfield, Morningside and Merchiston - continue to be popular both with families and with Edinburgh's many students. Ian Rankin's Inspector Rebus lives in Marchmont, while Morningside was home to Muriel Spark's Miss Jean Brodie.

The 21st century has seen Leith transformed into an up-and-coming, trendy place for young professionals and students, who take full advantage of the bistros and pubs which proliferate in this buzzing area of the city. If you're seeking the advantages of contemporary-style accommodation, Leith may well be the place for you.

If you're more traditional in your tastes, a search through the Citylets database reveals numerous period houses for rent in Edinburgh that offer traditional living, many with contemporary touches for added convenience.

Finding houses for rent in Edinburgh

House design in the city of Edinburgh caters for every taste and budget, and whether they're traditional or new, you can expect houses for rent in Edinburgh to be of an extremely high standard.

The abundance of property in Edinburgh means you shouldn't struggle to find quality homes to rent - on the contrary, you should be spoilt for choice.

Citylets database is designed to be simple to use, accessible and informative. We compile all the information you need on houses for rent in Edinburgh and display it in one place for optimum usability and convenience.

At Citylets, we maintain a directory which contains comprehensive information on all our houses to rent in Edinburgh. This means prospective tenants can make an informed choice regarding which home is right for them.

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house to rent farquhar terrace edinburgh
£495 pcm - 1 bed house to rent in South Queensferry
Well presented and furnished one bedroom upper villa situated within a popular residential area.
house to rent westland cottages edinburgh
£495 pcm - 1 bed house to rent in Gilmerton
Charming mid-terrace traditional cottage in popular residential area of Liberton, ideally situated for access to the Royal Infirmary, City Bypass and King's Buildings.
house to rent stoneybank gardens north edinburgh
£525 pcm - 1 bed house to rent in Musselburgh
Well presented upper Villa comprising hallway,spacious living room,fully fitted kitchen,double bedroom with large built in mirrored wardrobe,bathroom.Gardens to front and rear.Gas central...
house to rent magdalene drive edinburgh
£550 pcm - 2 bed house to rent in Bingham
No Deposit Required! Letfirst is delighted to offer this 2 bedroom flat set in community of Magdalene. The property is within walking distance to Fort Kinnaird and Asda at the Jewel. Schools close by...
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house to rent broughton road edinburgh
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£575 pcm - 1 bed house to rent in Canonmills
Situated in Edinburghs popular New Town, this property is ideally located within a short walk of various shops with access to the water of Leith. This wonderfully presented and recently...
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£600 pcm - 1 bed house to rent in Inverleith
A LOVELY ONE BEDROOM FURNISHED TERRACED HOUSE IN A QUIET AND WELL MAINTAINED SMALL DEVELOPMENT Lovely one bedroom terraced house on two levels located in the highly-sought-after Inverleith area,...
house to rent carrickknowe drive edinburgh
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£610 pcm - 2 bed house to rent in Carrick Knowe
DEPOSIT £610 - Excellent two bed upper with Gas central heating , AVAILABLE NOW. Full description to be added.
house to rent carrickknowe gardens edinburgh
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£625 pcm - 2 bed house to rent in Carrick Knowe
DEPOSIT £625 - Excellent two bedroom lower villa situated in the heart of Carrickknowe and close to a host of local ammenities, AVAILABLE NOW This main door property comprises: Living room, two...
house to rent niddrie marischal place edinburgh
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£625 pcm - 2 bed house to rent in Niddrie
Well positioned terraced house, comprising private driveway, entrance hall, lounge, kitchen, and back garden. Upstairs leads to 2 good sized bedrooms and bathroom. Early Viewing Recommended!!...
house to rent south gyle wynd edinburgh
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£640 pcm - 2 bed house to rent in Gyle
Well presented 2 bedroom terraced house in popular South Gyle area. Ideal for access to Edinburgh Park, Gyle shopping centre and M8/M90 road networks.
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