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Sheer Luxury with Amazing Location and 2 Bathrooms in an Historic Building

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The exterior of the building which has been beautifully restored.

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Last updated: 08/13/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Edinburgh apartment description

Our new, modern 2 bedroom / 2 bathroom apartment is furnished and decorated to a high standard and will make a very comfortable base for your visit. The 10ft ceilings make it a very light, bright place to enjoy your stay in Edinburgh. Located in the popular West End, this is an ideal place to stay when visiting Edinburgh. It is just at the end of the world famous Princes street and easy walking distance to all attractions.
This is our second Edinburgh property and we will provide the same high standards of service as we do at our other property - VRBO Listing #298995. Check our reviews to see what we provide!

Location
The apartment is at the end of Princes street and you will find a wide selection of shops, boutiques, cafes, bars, restaurants, pubs, bistros and grocery stores on stepping out the door. Directly below is a Sainsbury local (grocery store) where you can buy everything you need for your stay.

Accommodation
The interior is very comfortable with modern furnishings and fittings. It is on the first floor (2nd for US visitors) Everything was new in March 2013.
- The lounge/dining room/kitchen area is bright and spacious with wood floors. The lounge area has a flat screen TV and comfortable sofas. The dining area has a table and chairs for 4 and is adjacent to the fully equipped kitchen. The kitchen has an electric hob, oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer - all that you will need to make life easy while on vacation.
- Bedroom 1 is spacious with an en-suite shower room. The bed is a US Queen (UK King) size with luxury linens. Free standing closets provide ample storage for all your belongings. This room overlooks the rear of the property ensuring a peaceful nights sleep. There is a flat screen TV in this bedroom. The shower room is fully tiled and has a heated towel rail and shaver point.
- Bedroom 2 has a double bed with luxury linens and also is at the rear of the property.
- A full tiled Bath Room is accessed off the hallway. This has a shower over the bath tub. Again with a heated towel rail, shaver point.

Local transport
- Access to the local bus system is just round the corner from the apartment. This is a wonderful way of getting around Edinburgh - you would expect a bus to take you along Princes Street within minutes (there is even an iPhone App to give the real time position of the buses!).
- Haymarket train station is a 5 minute walk
- Waverley Station is a 20 minute walk or 8 minutes by taxi.
- Edinburgh airport is less than 7 miles from the apartment (see our external link to Google Maps below for the suggested route - and more local information).

Please use the Owner's Website link below to visit our website and get more information than we can share here.

Property Type

  • 4 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 861 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 2: 1 double

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            TV, UK King is US Queen...moreless

          • Luxury linens, closets for storage.

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            En suite to master bedroom...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining Area Seats:

            4...moreless

          • Oven
          • Kitchen
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 4 people

          Amenities

          • Heating
          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided
          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Entertainment

          • DVD Player
          • Video Library
          • Stereo
          • Games
          • Books

          Communications

          • Telephone:

            Free Telephone calls - local, national and international to over 30 countries....moreless

          • Internet

          Outdoor Features

          • Golf:

            Many golf courses within an easy drive, including Muirfield (home to British Open 2013) less than 30 minutes away....moreless

          • Ski & Snowboard:

            Hillend ski facilities nearby...moreless

          Theme

          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Tourist Attractions

          Activities

          • Botanical Garden
          • Hospital
          • Medical Services
          • Laundromat
          • Fitness Center
          • Golf
          • Tennis
          • Sailing
          • Swimming
          • Groceries
          • Cycling
          • Snowboarding
          • Equestrian Events
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Ice Skating
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Mountain Biking
          • Skiing
          • ATM/Bank
          • Antiquing
          • Sight Seeing
          • Churches
          • Library
          • Ruins
          • Zoo
          • Restaurants
          • Cinemas
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Marina
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Bird Watching
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Horseback Riding
          • Scenic Drives
          • Walking
          • Shopping
          • Hiking
          • Fishing
           

          Reviews

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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          High Season - festival
          Aug 1 - Aug 26, 2014
          3 night min stay
          £175 £185
          Fri, Sat
          £1,100
          Late Summer
          Aug 27 - Aug 31, 2014
          3 night min stay
          £160
          £800
          Fall
          Sep 1 - Sep 20, 2014
          3 night min stay
          £110
          £700
          Ryder Cup
          Sep 21 - Sep 29, 2014
          4 night min stay
          £280
          £1,680
          Summer
          Jun 1 - Jul 31, 2015
          3 night min stay
          £165
          £900
          Festival/ Peak season
          Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2015
          4 night min stay
          £275
          £1,600
          My Standard Rate
          3 night min stay
          £100
          £700

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees:

          • Refundable Damage Deposit £200
          • Taxes Included

          Notes:

          There is a security deposit of £200/$300 which I invoice separately through PayPal to allow me to refund directly within 7 days of your departure from the apartment.


          Cancellation policy:

          Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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          Last updated: 08/13/2014
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          Location

          8 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          Edinburgh
          66 Miles
          Nearest Ferry
          Ardrossan to Arran
          0.4 Miles
          Nearest Train
          Haymarket
          5 Miles
          Nearest Motorway
          M8 (Interstate) - access to all of Scotland
          4 Miles
          Nearest Beach
          Portobello beach
          Edinburgh
          Nearest Barpub
          Grosvenor
          5 Miles
          Nearest Ski
          Midlothian Snowsports Centre
          17 Miles
          Nearest Golf
          Muirfield (Not nearest, home to British Open 2013)
          Edinburgh
          Nearest Restaurant
          Many within steps of the main door

          Car: Not Necessary

          Our apartment is within easy walking distance of Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile and most of the City's major attractions. Stepping out the main door you will find colourful, stylish boutiques and some of the city's most-loved pubs and bars which combine to create a bohemian feel to this part of Edinburgh. In the surrounding streets award-winning retailers and restaurants live side-by-side with inspired architectural and design practices.

          This is a good base for day trips to Glasgow, St Andrews, Stirling and the Borders. Visit the one of 12 Edinburgh Festivals - Fringe, International, Books, Film, Art, Jazz and Blues to name just a few. Easy access to the local bus system and taxis if you don't want to walk. Just 25 minutes from the airport by car or taxi.

           

          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 2012

          About the owner: This is the second stage of our dream! Andrew & I met while students in Edinburgh 30 years ago. We have always said we will return here one day after living and working in the South of England, Belgium and most recently in Virginia, USA. We bought our first flat in 2010 as the first step in realizing our dream. We returned to the UK in October 2012 and are beginning to develop our Edinburgh business. We want others share to our place and fall in love with Scotland and Edinburgh:)

          Why the Owner Chose Edinburgh:
          We bought this apartment 2 weeks after returning to the UK. We loved the location in the West End of the city, easy walking distance to everything Edinburgh has to offer and access to the wonderful public transport. The finish of the listed building is beautiful, all 10 apartments sold within days, we were lucky to get one!

          The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
          We aim to provide the best Scottish Hospitality Edinburgh can offer and want it to be a home from home (although we know it is much smaller than American standards), it will have everything you need to make your stay very comfortable.


          Contact us

          Speaks: english

          Guestbook comments from the owner

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          Photos

          • The exterior of the building which has been beautifully restored.

            The exterior of the building which has been beautifully restored.

          • Dining area and Lounge

            Dining area and Lounge

          • Kitchen with everything you need.

            Kitchen with everything you need.

          • Double free standing closet - lots of storage space. Flat screen TV.

            Double free standing closet - lots of storage space. Flat screen TV.

          • En-suite shower room.

            En-suite shower room.

          • Floor plan showing bedrooms at rear of property.

            Floor plan showing bedrooms at rear of property.

          • We are number 4!

            We are number 4!

          • Calton Hill

            Calton Hill

          • St Giles on Royal Mile.

            St Giles on Royal Mile.

          • Paxton Family in Edinburgh Christmas eve 2012.

            Paxton Family in Edinburgh Christmas eve 2012.

          • Lounge area, seating for 4, music player, and TV.

            Lounge area, seating for 4, music player, and TV.

          • Master bedroom with US Queen bed and luxury linen

            Master bedroom with US Queen bed and luxury linen

          • Bedroom 2, rear of property with luxury linen.

            Bedroom 2, rear of property with luxury linen.

          • Main bathroom.  Now has shower over bath.

            Main bathroom. Now has shower over bath.

          • Historic building from 1881.

            Historic building from 1881.

          • The castle from Princes street

            The castle from Princes street

          • View from Calton Hill

            View from Calton Hill

          • Forth Rail Bridge - a famous landmark just outside Edinburgh.

            Forth Rail Bridge - a famous landmark just outside Edinburgh.

          VRBO #460743

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          This listing was first published here in 2013.

          Date last modified - Sunday, May 11, 2014

          £100 - £280 per night (GBP)
          6

          2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
          Sleeps 4

          View calendar: Updated 08/13/14
          Minimum stay: 3-4 nights
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          Virginia USA

          Speaks: english
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