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Royal Mile: Quiet, Bright & Arty Apartment with Stunning City Views

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looking across the lounge to the dining area

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Last updated: 09/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Edinburgh apartment description

The apartment has been quite recently refurbished and is kitted out with great attention to detail for our guests. Its on the 3rd floor of an old building, with no lift - but the climb is worth it when you see the views!

The main bedroom is a good size with a King sized bed; the second bedroom is smaller, with a standard single bed and an optional 'small single' bed - which is still fine for adults and ideal for a child. A cot and high chair are available on request for young guests.

The lounge and dining area is open plan with the kitchen round the corner of an 'L' shape. The 3 big windows - all with fantastic open views give a feeling of spaciousness and ensure you're fully conscious of being in the special city of Edinburgh without even needing to leave the apartment!

The modern kitchen is well equipped (including a full size dishwasher; a set of sharp knives and basic ingredients such as olive oil and stock cubes for chefs to make themselves at home); and the stylish bathroom has a big counter top to lay out all your toiletries (hand soap, shower gel and loo rolls are all included).

Also included in your welcome pack is ground coffee (for the cafeteria/'French press' coffee maker); teabags (for the teapot, complete with tea cosy); a bottle of wine and some delicious local speciality shortbread.

Outside there's a hidden gem of a walled garden - a public space laid out in the style of a 17th century well-to-do town house garden, with herbs and seating.

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 3

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single

            There is also an optional 'small single' bed 30'x72' ...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • The 'small single' bed is a standard height and has a conventional mattress. A child's cot is also available on request....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Television:

            'Freeview' so a good selection of channels...moreless

          • DVD Player
          • Video Library:

            A huge choice of DVDs...moreless

          • Stereo
          • Books

          Theme

          • Historic
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Restaurants

          local services and businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Location Type

              • Downtown

              building type

                  • Building

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Seating for 4 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

                          • Internet:

                            free wi-fi access ...moreless

                          • Telephone
                          • Heating:

                            central heating with on-demand hot water...moreless

                          • Linens Provided
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Parking:

                            Street parking available - metered outside the apartment but I can direct you to free street parking (less than 5 mins away and a beautiful, scenic, 20 mins walk back) ...moreless

                          • Living Room
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Iron & Board

                          Kitchen

                          • Kitchen
                          • Refrigerator:

                            with small freezer compartment...moreless

                          • Stove
                          • Microwave
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Pantry Items:

                            Welcome pack supplied with tea, coffee, milk, sugar, olive oil, stock cubes & herbs, clingfilm & foil, kitchen towels, shortbread and a bottle of wine....moreless

                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster

                          Outside

                              • Lawn / Garden:

                                There is a lovely public garden next door - generally open dawn til dusk....moreless

                              property descriptor

                                  • Semi-Detached
                                   

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                                  Rental basis: Per property
                                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                  mid season
                                  Aug 25 - Oct 31, 2014
                                  3 night min stay
                                  £110 £125
                                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                                  £770
                                  low season
                                  Nov 1 - Dec 21, 2014
                                  3 night min stay
                                  £90 £110
                                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                                  £595
                                  Christmas
                                  Dec 22 - Dec 29, 2014
                                  4 night min stay
                                  £110
                                  £630
                                  Hogmanay
                                  Dec 30 - Jan 2, 2015
                                  4 night min stay
                                  £150 £150
                                  Fri, Sat, Sun

                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                  Fees:

                                  • No additional mandatory fees
                                  • Taxes Not included

                                  Notes:

                                  £100 deposit required on booking and the balance is payable 6 weeks before arrival. Payment can be made by secure credit card processing or bank transfer. I will send you payment details together with an online booking form.


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                                  Calendar

                                  Last updated: 09/16/2014
                                  Check availability
                                  23 Available
                                  21 Unavailable
                                  22 Today
                                  23 Selected dates
                                   

                                  Location

                                  9 Miles
                                  Nearest Airport
                                  Edinburgh
                                  0.5 Miles
                                  Nearest Train
                                  Edinburgh Waverley
                                  3 Miles
                                  Nearest Beach
                                  Portobello
                                  0.1 Miles
                                  Nearest Barpub
                                  Loads and loads of pubs in easy walking distance
                                  2 Miles
                                  Nearest Golf
                                  Prestonfield
                                  0.1 Miles
                                  Nearest Restaurant
                                  Loads of choice nearby - casual or fine dining

                                  Car: Not Necessary

                                  Edinburgh is a wonderful vibrant city with an amazing range of sights and experiences to enjoy - including a rugged hillside to climb just round the corner from the apartment; a palace at the bottom of the road and a castle at the top; lots of museums and galleries; a zoo (with pandas!); and special attractions such as the Royal Yacht Britannia and the fascinating & fun Camera Obscura. There's also all the mainstream city centre options such as pubs, restaurants, theatres, cinemas, shops - and there's a year round programme of Festivals and other special activities.

                                   

                                  Owner info

                                  Year Purchased: 2008

                                  About the owner: I moved up to Edinburgh in 2000 - and in doing so returned to my family roots as both my parents (and all my ancestors - to my knowledge) had been born and brought up in Scotland.

                                  The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                                  The views and the light & brightness of the property is what makes it so special! There's windows on 3 sides - so if there's any sun in Edinburgh, it'll be in the apartment! The two big windows at the back of the property look out over Canongate Kirk churchyard and Dunbars Close Gardens, to the eclectic collection of monuments of Calton Hill. The view from the large side window in the lounge looks up the Royal Mile with a historic tollbooth clock in the foreground and a range of steeples & rooftops of the Old Town skyline behind. The windows by the road have secondary glazing to ensure the apartment stays quiet, yet enjoys a unique historic city centre location.


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                                  Speaks: english

                                   

                                  Photos

                                  • looking across the lounge to the dining area

                                    looking across the lounge to the dining area

                                  • lounge with Royal Mile view

                                    lounge with Royal Mile view

                                  • looking into the kitchen

                                    looking into the kitchen

                                  • main bedroom

                                    main bedroom

                                  • The magnificent open view to Calton Hill

                                    The magnificent open view to Calton Hill

                                  • Charming quiet garden adjacent to the property

                                    Charming quiet garden adjacent to the property

                                  • Calton Hill - just one aspect of the amazing views

                                    Calton Hill - just one aspect of the amazing views

                                  • Open views to Calton Hill through the back windows

                                    Open views to Calton Hill through the back windows

                                  • view up the Royal Mile

                                    view up the Royal Mile

                                  • bathroom with shower & bath

                                    bathroom with shower & bath

                                  • second bedroom -another optional bed available too

                                    second bedroom -another optional bed available too

                                  • an unusual lamp, bought in a London 'junk shop'

                                    an unusual lamp, bought in a London 'junk shop'

                                  • Historic Canongate Kirk next door

                                    Historic Canongate Kirk next door

                                  £90 - £150 per night (GBP)
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                                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 4

                                  View calendar: Updated 09/16/14
                                  Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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