Seaside Portobello lies approximately four miles south east of the city centre. Excellent local bus services provide links to the city and other areas of Edinburgh. The Edinburgh city by-pass is within comfortable driving distance, which in turn provides links to the major motorway networks. There are several well thought of schools in the area. Asda at the Jewel provides for most food shopping. Slightly further afield, Fort Kinnaird offers a great range of shops including a Marks and Spencer’s food store. Recreational facilities in the area include the attractive promenade which from Portobello to Joppa, Portobello swimming pool and a number of golf courses plus the vast Holyrood Park for those who enjoy the great outdoors.