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Located on Baltic Street, in the bustling district of Leith, Merchant Quay is a new development of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, ideal for first-time buyers and downsizers.

Perfectly placed to enjoy the vibrant lifestyle of city centre living, you will have an array of shops, bars, restaurants and leisure activities to enjoy right on your doorstep. Edinburgh city centre is also less than a 20-minute bus ride away. For commuters, you will be able to access main road links within minutes of the development.

We have a number of 2 & 3 bedroom apartments ready to reserve now at The Strand @ Portobello.

  • Launching Autumn 2021
  • 1, 2 & 3 bedroom apartments
  • Enjoy city centre living
  • Plenty of local amenities on your doorstep
  • Excellent public transport
  • Easy access to main road links
  • Waverley Train Station is less than 20 minutes away
Images include optional upgrades at additional cost



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About the area


At Barratt Homes it's important to us that we make the most of the local area and we dedicate a lot of time to understanding what you want and need from your home. We create beautifully designed, high quality and energy efficient homes that are built in a sustainable and responsible way.

Did you know? Our homes are built up to 65% more energy efficient than the same sized older house with modern day improvements.


Merchant Quay is in a great location with plenty of shopping and local facilities nearby, you will find everything you need within easy reach.

○ Sainsbury’s Local – 0.2 miles
○ Tesco Superstore – 0.6 miles

○ Ocean Terminal  Shopping Centre– 0.8 miles

○ Waverley Train Station – 2.3 miles
○ Hospital – 3.7 miles

○ Doctors – 0.4 miles

○ Dentists – 0.4 miles

○ Pharmacy – 0.4 miles


Leith is one of Edinburgh’s most exciting and trendy areas right on a beautiful waterfront where you can take in the stunning views of Fife and the history of the port. Take a stroll and enjoy the picturesque Water of Leith, which stretches from the port of Leith right into the Pentland Hills in Balerno.

Nearby is Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre where you will find a cinema, 24-hour gym, soft play, high-street shops and restaurants. Next door is the multi-award winning tourist attraction, the Royal Yacht Britannia.

You’ll have quick and easy access onto main road links such as Queensferry Road which will connect you to the M8 for Glasgow, the M9 for Stirling and the A90 which will take you over the Queensferry Crossing if you are heading north.

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Super fast broadband is available on selected plots only. Broadband speeds may vary, which may be affected by various factors including distance from the exchange, time of day and internal home wiring. Actual installation time will be dependent on the broadband provider.

Square footage is the total internal floor area of the home, measured from the internal face of blockwork, excluding the garage (if applicable) and any area with less than 1.5m clear headroom under sloping ceilings. The area taken by stairs is included in both floors that the flight serves.

Gross annual projected rental yield figures are based on the projected yields of at least two independent valuations supplied. Figures do not represent guaranteed rental return and are based on the property being continually rented.

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