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Organisation Details

Address Balfour House, 10 Cameron Crescent, Prestonfield
Post Code EH16 5LB
Locality South East 
Telephone 0131 668 4247
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  • Housing Association
  • Older People
  • Social Care

Main facts:

- Retirement/sheltered housing
- Flats, sizes studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom
- Non-resident management staff and community alarm service
- Lounge
- New residents accepted from 60 years of age
- Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

No of Units: 102

Unit Types

- Studio Flats: 12
- 1 Bedroom Flats: 58
- 2 Bedroom Flats: 32

Community Room - Yes
Laundry - Yes
Guestroom - No

Balfour House is for applicants 60 years of age and over, these properties provide independent living and benefit from having:

• Staff on site 5 days a week but not 24 hours a day
• A centralised call and alarm service which is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
• Activity monitoring

For availability, please check with Viewpoint Housing Association.



Name Telephone Cost Actions
Craft Class 07401 237 570 More info »
The Balfour Cafe 0131 668 4247 More info »