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Amenity housing is rented accommodation provided by housing associations that is designated (and particularly suitable) for occupation by older people.

Murray Cottages is set in a quiet secluded spot in the heart of the highly sought after Edinburgh suburb of Corstorphine.

Main facts

- Age exclusive housing
- 21 bungalows
- Built in 1900 and renovated in 1996
- Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom
- Visiting management staff (visiting local representative) and community alarm service
- Pull cord system linked to alarm centre 24 hours a day
- Maintained communal gardens
- Repairs service available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
- Both cats & dogs generally accepted
- New residents accepted from 60 years of age
- Rent (social landlord)

Close to local amenities

Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 100 yards; shop 150 yards; post office 150 yards; town centre 2.5 mile(s); GP 0.5 mile(s).

A Trust representative is available for tenants.

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Homes available to rent are advertised through Key To Choice. This is on behalf of the EdIndex partnership (the City of Edinburgh Council and 19 Housing Associations).

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65+, 60 - 64
Days and Times
Murray Cottages, Edinburgh
EH12 7UH

North West 
Contact Details
Contact Telephone: 0131 444 1200
Contact Email:

This record was last modified on: 11 September 2019