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Elegant Large One Bedroom Raised Ground Floor Flat with Secure Entry

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Last updated: 05/06/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

*Nonsmoking Apartment

Flat 1, number 5 Great King Street is a ground floor suite extending to 959 sq ft of generous, comfortable accommodation. The flat enjoys plenty of natural light and is beautifully and thoughtfully presented to include art and antique pieces complementing the elegant Georgian proportions and evoking a bygone era. The well-regarded location is ideal for your visit to Edinburgh.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 0
  • 959 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Queen size Bed (1) Luxurious and comfortable featherbedded deep mattress and pure down pillows and comforter (hypo-allergenic pillows also available); period marble fireplace (decorative only—not working)...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Fixed Shower Head with Massage Pulse setting

Other Amenities

  • Guest parties limited to two adults; guests are asked kindly to note that there is only one sleeping area and the flat is not suitable for guest parties requiring two sleeping areas; there is no sleeper sofa....moreless

Entertainment

  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    New Philips LED 42' TV with VirginMedia cable tv channels...moreless

Theme

  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Monument View:

    View of Great King Street, New Town, Edinburgh ...moreless

Dining

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    gorgeous Georgian marble fireplaces (decorative only—not working) in Bedroom and Living Room...moreless

  • Garage:

    A parking space two blocks away may be available at additional cost—please ask...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    comfortable central heating...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    weekly linens change and light clean by housekeeper...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    street parking available (check on Edinburgh Council website for current rates)...moreless

  • Telephone:

    landline for incoming and local outgoing calls...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    washing machine and tumble dryer in separate laundry cupboard...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    VirginMedia cable wireless broadband...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    appliances include cooktop, oven, fridge, freezer and dishwasher...moreless

  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    capacious under-counter larder refrigerator and separate under-counter freezer...moreless

  • Stove:

    gas cooktop and electric fan assisted oven...moreless

  • Toaster

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Summer
May 1 - Jun 30, 2015
4 night min stay
£89
£550
High Summer
Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2015
4 night min stay
£99
£610
Festival—Fringe
Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2015
4 night min stay
£150
£910
Autumn
Sep 1 - Dec 20, 2015
4 night min stay
£89
£550

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning—2/3 night stay £50
  • Refundable Damage Deposit £200
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Available for holiday/vacation rental only. Discount may be available for multiple weeks/longer holidays—please ask. Your booking is confirmed when I receive the refundable booking/security deposit of £200; the guest rent is due six weeks ahead of your arrival date; the full booking terms and conditions, including provisions for cancellation, will be emailed to prospective guests for your review.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 05/06/2015
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Location

10.3 Miles
Nearest Airport
Edinburgh International
0.5 Miles
Nearest Train
Edinburgh Waverly
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Asti—Broughton Street
4.9 Miles
Nearest Beach
Edinburgh Portobello

Car: Not Necessary

Great King Street is the central avenue of Edinburgh's New Town World Heritage Site, dating from the early part of the 19th Century. The private gardens of Drummond Place lie to the eastern end and those of Royal Circus at the western end. It is particularly well suited for access to all the amenities of the city centre with George Street and Princes Street just 1/4 mile away. Waverley Train Station, with regular train services to London, is less than half a mile and there is good road access westwards towards the bypass, Edinburgh airport and Central Scotland Motorway Network. Shopping is just a short walk away is Broughton Street—with one of the best butchers and one of the best fishmongers in town.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: I am an educator and collector and divide my time between San Francisco, California, United States, Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Palma de Mallorca, Spain. I value beauty in the built environment and a walkable capital city: Edinburgh surpasses my expectations—I have never before lived in a place with so much to offer so close by.

Why the Owner Chose Edinburgh:
The well-regarded New Town location is close to the shops and restaurants of Broughton Street. The raised Ground Floor contains the principal rooms of the Georgian house under 13 foot ceilings. The past few years have seen a renewed interest in times gone by and I have chosen a 'Downton Abbey' theme to the furnishings and decoration using reclaimed fixtures, antique furniture and period colors.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
The sunny eat-in kitchen, large dining hall, sunny studio bedroom and substantial drawing room with its two vast windows make this flat a very comfortable and versatile home. The kitchen, bath and laundry have all new appliances. Two period marble fireplaces (decorative only, not working), working window shutters and an eclectic collection of objects combine to create a unique feeling of serenity.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Drawing Room mantelpiece

    Drawing Room mantelpiece

  • Sofa

    Sofa

  • Drawing Room overlooking Great King Street

    Drawing Room overlooking Great King Street

  • Dining Hall

    Dining Hall

  • Dining Hall to Dressing Area with Laundry Closet

    Dining Hall to Dressing Area with Laundry Closet

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • Fixed Head Shower Over Bath With Massage Function

    Fixed Head Shower Over Bath With Massage Function

  • Sunny Bedroom with garden views

    Sunny Bedroom with garden views

  • Corner Pavilion: Drummond Place and Great King Street, New Town, Edinburgh

    Corner Pavilion: Drummond Place and Great King Street, New Town, Edinburgh

  • Dining Hall to Kitchen and Bedroom

    Dining Hall to Kitchen and Bedroom

  • Washer and Dryer in Dressing Area

    Washer and Dryer in Dressing Area

  • Entrance to No. 5 Great King Street and Drawing Room Windows

    Entrance to No. 5 Great King Street and Drawing Room Windows

  • Art, antiques…and a 42' flat screen tv under the sideboard

    Art, antiques…and a 42' flat screen tv under the sideboard

  • Kitchen overlooking gardens

    Kitchen overlooking gardens

  • Bathroom and Dressing Area

    Bathroom and Dressing Area

  • Drawing Room with two period sofas

    Drawing Room with two period sofas

  • Floorplan

    Floorplan

  • Location map

    Location map

  • Dining Hall to Bedroom, Bathroom and Drawing Room

    Dining Hall to Bedroom, Bathroom and Drawing Room

VRBO #432221

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 05/06/2015
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