From its ultra-chic interiors and cutting edge exterior design to the thriving community and associated opportunities that surround it, we believe that Quartermile has fast-become Edinburgh’s most desirable postcode.
With its collection of award-winning apartments, cafes and businesses, all of which are within easy reach of everything the great city of Edinburgh has to offer, Quartermile is no doubt the place to be, but what could life in Quartermile mean for you? Here we take an in-depth look at the Quartermile apartments and offer an insight into the lifestyle they offer.
Positioned perfectly to take full advantage of every amenity, excitement and quirk of Scotland’s capital city, it is not just Quartermile’s prime location that makes it a slice of coveted real estate. The apartments themselves have been constructed using cutting edge design techniques, while the blend of old and new across the district provide an important link back to the Victorian architecture on which the are was first built.
Inside a Quartermile apartment you’ll find all the facilities and features you want and need, meaning luxury and convenience are always on the menu. Both the interior and exterior are finished to the highest standards and the highest specification, and their commanding position on the city skyline provides fantastic views of Edinburgh and 60 acres of beautiful greenery in the shape of the Meadows.
Within the Meadows Peak development, the latest residential addition to the Quartermile community, you’ll discover 31 stunning apartments, again in a sought-after location. A mix of 1, 2 and 4 bedroom apartments, Meadows Peak only has a few properties remaining with its contemporary design aesthetic and state-of-the-art, luxury interiors already attracting a wide range of discerning buyers.
The apartments essentially redefine luxury living, enabling residents to not just experience a world class capital city but realise an enriching and exciting life in the city centre from a fresh new landmark.
Of course, the luxury apartments at Quartermile aren’t the only spaces to offer exclusive views out over the Meadows and the bustling cityscape. The development is also now home to a host of retail outlets that make Quartermile all the more vibrant and engaging, with shops, cafes, restaurants and health and fitness facilities aplenty.
For those living at Quartermile, staying in shape is simple and as part of the on-site facilities available to residents you’ll find PureGym and FitnessChicks. PureGym is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so whatever your schedule you can make full use of its no contract monthly membership, personal trainers, 220-piece strong state-of-the-art facility and more than 50 free fitness classes.
Meanwhile, FitnessChicks is a women-only studio that has plenty of style and substance. FitnessChicks offers a variety of exercise classes, enabling ladies of all ages and fitness levels to exercise in an environment that won’t make them feel self-conscious or intimidated. The studio facilities sit alongside health and beauty service, Boutique Beauty, so you can feel great both inside and out.
If the gym or fitness classes aren’t your thing, then why not get out and explore the outdoors? Those who like to stretch their legs and get the pulse racing, the Meadows provide all the green open space you need to run, cycle, play sports or simply walk and take in the views. Like to make things that little bit more competitive? The Meadows also hosts several sporting events throughout the summer months for those who like a challenge.
Of course, there’s more to life than exercise, and after a tough workout the next order of the day is inevitably food. Edinburgh is well known for housing some of the best restaurants and cafes anywhere in the UK, and the Quartermile district is no different. There are plenty of foodie-friendly haunts for every occasion and time of day, whether you are searching for a relaxed bite or a full-on fine dining experience.
Peter’s Yard is an excellent coffee house that specialises in Swedish baking – think artisan crispbreads and breads – while Nanyang takes you all the way to Malaysia to taste the best and original flavours from Southeast Asia right here in Scotland. For gastro-cuisine, try No.8 Lister Square for good music and even better food in a relaxing environment. Have your pick of more Swedish baking classics, including their famous sourdough pizza, at Söderberg, which is based on-site. Quartermile is also home to Starbucks, a brand that is synonymous with great coffee and excellent service.
If you’re not busy getting into shape or feeding your love of great food, the facilities you need to indulge in some retail therapy are just minutes away. From high street retailers to internationally renowned designer labels to independent retailers, Quartermile residents have access to them all. On-site, Quartermile facilities include a supermarket ideally situated on Middle Meadow Walk. Your Sainsbury’s Local is your one-stop shop for all the essentials en route to your apartment.
With this range of on-site facilities, who needs to leave Quartermile! You’re always in good company as a Quartermile resident and we’re excited to say that the list of on-site facilities is still growing.
All year round there are a number of cultural attractions to enjoy. An incredible 3.795 million people visit the city every year and with such a rich seam of cultural and festive fun to be had, it is easy to see why.
Quartermile is actually based in Edinburgh’s Old Town, an area known for its history, heritage and culture, and by living in one of the luxury apartments currently available you can immerse yourself in traditional and contemporary living, whether it’s the city’s art galleries and theatres that draw you in or its designer shopping, restaurants and bars that make your day or night.
A fabulous city and the gateway to the rest of Scotland, Edinburgh offers many benefits to city dwellers. There’s simply so much to explore be it the contrasting architectural styles of the New Town Vs the Old Town, the rugged landscape housing Arthur’s Seat and the Pentland Hills to the emerging districts such as Leith where quaint and quirky attractions and amenities are popping up all the time.
Whilst many city slickers look to escape the confines of urban living come summertime, people living in Edinburgh, and more specifically Quartermile, couldn’t be more different. The city is full of life, dripping in festivals and culture that are just waiting to be enjoyed.
Quartermile is at the heart of this action, with the Meadows opposite a location for some of the outdoor festivals hosted by the city, such as the International Book Festival. Autumn and Winter bring something different; as well as admiring the stunning, changing colours of the natural scenery from your apartment, come Halloween event organisers certainly play on Edinburgh’s reputation as one of the spookiest cities in the UK. From the Samhuinn Fire Festival and Ceilidh Ball to the city’s annual Horror Festival, there is fun guaranteed for all.
Winter is another magical festival season with Edinburgh’s scenery, spindly turrets and frosty climate only adding to its sparkle. As we head into winter, why not take the time to tour Quartermile and experience all that this district has to offer.
Appointments can be booked throughout the Christmas season. Simply call 0845 000 2525 to arrange yours today.