Colinton Cottages – sheltered accommodation in leafy gardens


cc2Colinton Cottages has sheltered accommodation for people of 65 and over
The cottages are situated in beautifully maintained gardens set between Redford Road and Thorburn Road in Colinton, Edinburgh. The complex consists of 41 cottages offering single and double accommodation with all the cottages having their own front door. The Society considers its’ tenanted properties to be first stage sheltered housing accommodation.

Colinton Cottages are within walking distance of Colinton village and in easy reach of local shops. There is a good bus service into the city. On site there is a meeting hall which residents can use independently and where weekly activities are held for those interested. There is also a guest bedroom with en suite available for visitors.

The Cottage Homes are managed by a full time manager who is supported by a part time assistant and a full time gardener/handyman. All properties are linked to Hanover Telecare, who provide emergency assistance overnight and at weekends.

If you are resident in Scotland and aged 65 years or over then you will get more information on the website or contact the manager by email at or by phone on 0131 441 2502/2286. Your name can be placed on the waiting list before you reach the age of 65.

The Cottages are owned and managed by The Aged Christian Friend Society of Scotland which is registered with the Care Inspectorate and with the Office of the Scottish Charities Regulator (OSCR).


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