The Key Place has a great variety of houses and flats to rent in Edinburgh, Midlothian and East Lothian, West Lothian and Central Scotland, and the Scottish Borders.  Our aim is to find you a home, not just a flat or a house, in the right location, at the right price.

We offer a first class, efficient and affordable service, priding ourselves in understanding exactly what each tenant is looking for. We have a fast and efficient moving in process and our team will continue to look after you right through your tenancy.

Our service for tenants includes:

Practical approach – we help to match your needs and budget with available homes
Flexible, accompanied viewings
Taking up full references and deposit
Our friendly, approachable staff will take you through the legal paperwork and full check-in procedures including 24 hour emergency contact details
Carrying out regular inspections, whilst respecting your privacy, to ensure your home is well maintained
Dealing with repairs in a timely manner
Keeping in touch with you throughout your tenancy
At the end of your tenancy we undertake a full check-out to ensure everything is in order so we can refund your deposit

Contact us to discuss how we can help find the right home for you.

Phone us now on 0131 603 4570 or email us


Attention Tenants

Let us help you find not just a house, but a home.

From country houses, to city centre flats, get in touch to discuss our list of available properties.

Emergency Contact Details

Tenants, if you call someone out to deal with an emergency, and it is not deemed to be an emergency, you will be liable for costs incurred.

Edinburgh & The Lothians:

Electrician: Jim Rodger, 07791 301361

Plumber/ gas: Jake Cullen, 07719 916865


Gas: Paul Crombie, Central Gas on 07774 181431 or 07736 94528 but not on bank holidays  (Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and 2nd January)


Electrician: Barry Hunter, 07845 013817

Plumber/gas: Judd Snedden, 07786 583413

Gas engineer / plumber: Scott Cameron, 07887950289

West Lothian:

Electrician: Al, 07841 331 888

Gas engineer / plumber: Scott Cameron, 07887950289


Heating: Lowlands Gas, 01750 723054

Electrician: Powertec, Graham 07880725526

Plumber: John Scott the Plumbers, Stephen 07890074884

All Areas:

Gas: National Grid (Transco), 0800 111 999

Scottish Water Emergency Helpline:0845 600 8855

Scottish Power & Scottish Hydro-Electricity: 0845 272 7999

Crime Stoppers: 0800 555 111

Let us know as soon as you have a problem.  We are here to help.

Tenants Enquiries

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