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Gorgeous Apartment Loved by All. Surrounded by Shops and Cafes, Walk to Castle++

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Living room with 3 seater & 2 seater couch, chaise longue, TV, DVD player, Wifi+

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Last updated: 02/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Edinburgh apartment description

This apartment is located in one of the nicest, safest, and popular residential areas of Edinburgh (we live just a street away), an ideal location for visitors with the castle and Royal Mile a short walk away and village amenities, restaurants, shops, theatre all on the doorstep. The apartment is surrounded by local amenities (see full description below), and is in an ideal location for taking a short walk to the Castle, Royal Mile, National Museum of Scotland and many other of Edinburghs attractions.

We are a small family business with just 3 lovely Edinburgh properties. We have advertised on VRBO for at least 7 years now and have our own Edinburgh Villa website which has larger photos and helpful tips on Edinburgh. We also provide out guests with additional extras such as all the dishwasher/washing machine supplies, free wifi internet, and money saving vouchers for the Royal Yacht Britannia etc!

This apartment is less than a 5 minute walk to these amenities-
Grocery shops such as Sainsburys and a Tesco.
Fresh food including Bakers, Butchers and Fishmonger.
Boutique cafes, French cafes, Chocolatiers, Brasseries,
Restaurants and Brasseries,
Fish n Chip shops, curry and chinese take aways (all very good),
Bank (RBS and Halifax), Newsagent.
Lothian Bus stop for the local hop on and off bus service (buses to Royal Mile and Princes Street go past ever few minutes).

10 minutes minutes walk there is-
Cinema (including IMAX), theatre, golf, city centre park with BBQ and picnic areas, ten pin bowling.

15-20 minutes walk to Princes Street, Castle, Royal Mile area.

This Victorian apartment is new from Dec 2012 to the holiday rental market and as such the pricing is very good for what it offers. Ideal for families or couples it's a very comfy and welcoming apartment located in one of the safest, and most popular areas of Edinburgh. The rooms have been furnished to a high standard, there are comfy couches to relax in, new beds and mattresses, and our first guests have loved it (see reviews, and we now have more reviews to be added shortly.

This is a spacious city centre apartment located in a building built in the late 1800's. Traditional in Victorian style and still with it's original features which includes lovely high ceilings with ornate cornicing, the lounge itself is 20ft x 12ft. Each room also has a bell system which is still connected to the original bells seen in the kitchen, these were used for when owners of these apartments had servants. Character galore!

The accommodation comprises large living room with free wireless internet, DVD player, DVD's, a spacious family dining kitchen with dining table that seats up to 5, 2 double bedrooms and a single bedroom. There is both a bathroom and a separate shower room.

We supply towels, linens, and other supplies such as dishwasher tablets, laundry detergent (there is both a washing machine and a tumble dryer), dish sponges etc. All you need to buy in is food! There is also coffee and tea provided and a carton of fresh milk will be waiting in the fridge for you.

Please be aware that this apartment is located on the top (3rd floor) of a 100yr old building. As is common in most older apartments there is no elevator therefore this apartment is not suitable for people that do not like stairs. There are 3 flights, and 2 landings. We do want to add that being the top floor does have benefits, there's no noise from above, and there are lovely views from the rooms located to the back.

Bruntsfield along with neighbouring Morningside and Merchiston is one of the most upmarket and prosperous areas of Edinburgh. As with all citys not all areas in the city centre are recommended to stay in, but this area has a lovely safe feel to it. Sean Connery went to the school just across the street from this apartment, Authors such as Ian Rankin live here and up until a few years ago Harry Potters JK Rowling lived a few streets away. This area has a high street of cafes, boutique shops, restaurants, theatre, cinema, brasseries, bakers, jewellers, gift shops, and there's a Tesco and Sainsburys just minutes walk away.

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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 3
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome:

    Travel cot with bedding and childs high chair provided....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

    Travel Cot available...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Sleeps adults/children maximum plus 1 baby in provided travel cot.

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3

    ...moreless

  • There is both a bathroom and a showerroom with new Mira shower.

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Located in central Edinburgh just a short walk to Castle and Royal Mile...moreless

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Skiing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 5 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Decorative only...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Full gas central heating throughout....moreless

  • Internet:

    Free highspeed wireless internet...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Bed linens provided....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    We can offer you off street parking just 2 streets away, ask us for details! On street parking is also available, ask for details. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    A set of hand and bath towels per person provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Cafetiere, Kettle, coffee, tea, sugar, milk in fridge provided. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Pots pans, cutlery, dishes etc...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Cooker, stove, dishwasher, kettle, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer, dryer, toaster etc...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Electric oven and gas stove...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Golf
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.7
from 3 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Daffodils
Jan 31 - Mar 27, 2015
3 night min stay
£140
£445
Easter Holidays
Mar 28 - Apr 17, 2015
3 night min stay
£175
£725
Tulips
Apr 18 - Jun 5, 2015
3 night min stay
£150
£695
Iris
Jun 6 - Jul 31, 2015
3 night min stay
£175
£725
August Festival
Aug 1 - Aug 29, 2015
3 night min stay
£200
£895

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

30% deposit at the time of reservation with balance due 8 weeks before check in. Full terms and conditions and cancellation policy will be sent along with booking form.


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Last updated: 02/24/2015
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Location

8 Miles
Nearest Airport
Edinburgh Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Train
Haymarket Train Station

Car: Not Necessary

Located in Edinburgh City Centre. Surrounded by quaint shops, chocolatiers, cafes/bistros, cinema, theatre, banks, bars, grocery stores and much more. Just 15-20 minutes walk to the Royal Mile or take a bus right there.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: First purchased the Edinburgh Villa when I lived in Northern Virginia USA, then after moving back to Scotland 5 years ago we purchased this lovely apartment. We only live a few minutes walk away from the Victorian Apartment. Best area in Edinburgh!

Why the Owner Chose Edinburgh:
Location, location, location! So close to the historic sites etc but also in a lovely village like area with so many amenities on the doorstep. Also prefer this flat to flats on ground or middle floors as it's much quieter and love the open views towards the Pentland hills.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Spacious rooms, views, sunny, etc!


Contact us

Speaks: english, Scottish Gaelic

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Living room with 3 seater & 2 seater couch, chaise longue, TV, DVD player, Wifi+

    Living room with 3 seater & 2 seater couch, chaise longue, TV, DVD player, Wifi+

  • Dining Alcove. There is also a childs highchair.

    Dining Alcove. There is also a childs highchair.

  • DOuble bedroom 2

    DOuble bedroom 2

  • Here you can also see the 1800's servants bells

    Here you can also see the 1800's servants bells

  • There are fantastic open views over the city and towards the Edinburgh hills.

    There are fantastic open views over the city and towards the Edinburgh hills.

  • Double bedroom #1. King beds with quality extra long mattresses.

    Double bedroom #1. King beds with quality extra long mattresses.

  • There is a Christmas festival from mid November thru January. German markets etc

    There is a Christmas festival from mid November thru January. German markets etc

  • City centre park which has a golf course in summer (Clubs provided)

    City centre park which has a golf course in summer (Clubs provided)

  • South Queensferry and the Forth Road Bridge

    South Queensferry and the Forth Road Bridge

  • Washing machine, tumble dryer, microwave, toaster, kettle, dishwasher,dining set

    Washing machine, tumble dryer, microwave, toaster, kettle, dishwasher,dining set

  • Single Bedroom

    Single Bedroom

  • The bathroom. There is also a showeroom.

    The bathroom. There is also a showeroom.

  • Victorian Apartment with many original features

    Victorian Apartment with many original features

  • The showerroom with Mira shower.

    The showerroom with Mira shower.

  • View from the kitchen. Walk to Castle, Royal Mile. Surrounded by shops, cafes++

    View from the kitchen. Walk to Castle, Royal Mile. Surrounded by shops, cafes++

  • Looking out the bedroom down the hallway

    Looking out the bedroom down the hallway

  • City centre park which has a golf course in summer (Clubs provided)

    City centre park which has a golf course in summer (Clubs provided)

  • Walk to many surrounding theatres and cinemas

    Walk to many surrounding theatres and cinemas

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  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    Apartment
  • Reviews
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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, Scottish Gaelic
  • Response time: Within a few days
  • Response rate: 70%
  • Calendar last updated: 02/24/2015
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