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5* Heritage Luxury Just Off Princes' St & Mins from Royal Mile (Parking & Wifi)

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The gracious period Drawing room overlooking the Crescent.

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Last updated: 12/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Edinburgh apartment description

This luxurious heritage West End apartment is lovingly furnished to
provide cosiness
with elegance and sophistication. All the bathrooms/washrooms have
been fully modernised
this January to provide excellent showers. It sleeps 6 + 2
(+cot/crib) in two comfortable double bedrooms with fully updated ensuite shower
rooms, one triple with kingsize double (or two single
beds) and single bed and adjacent bath/shower room, and one single
room with adjacent washroom. Of course there is free wifi throughout.

With its own off-street private parking, this place is hard to beat.

Within the UNESCO heritage 200 year old New Town, on Atholl Crescent, one of the premier crescents, it's a block away from famous Princes' Street in Edinburgh's West end, it's within walking distance of theatres, cinemas, good restaurants/bars, the Royal Mile & Castle and of course High Street shopping -- as well as the
Business District and IECC, the new Conference Centre. Edinburgh is such a compact city!

The airport tram, three supermarkets, the train station and coach tours are steps away - it's the ideal base to experience Edinburgh and explore Scotland.


Upstairs

• The lovely classically-proportioned sitting-room, with period features, looks out over the Crescent public gardens and catches the afternoon sun. It has comfortable seating for ten people, a TV and DVD player;

• A large south-facing bedroom with king-size oak bed, matching drawers and closet, full-length mirror and ensuite power shower with wash hand basin and toilet;

• The single bedroom/study has single bed (or cot/crib) as well as a Chinese cherry wood desk and desk-light for those who want a quiet spot to work. A washroom and toilet is adjacent.


A curved staircase leads down to the lower floor which has two further bedrooms as well as:

• A south-facing sunny dining room, with seating for ten people, looking out over the small fenced garden. This room is connected to the kitchen through a serving hatch and has a handy butler's pantry with a small fridge for easy entertaining, drinks and fruit juices;

• A well-appointed south-facing kitchen, with back door to fenced garden and car space, includes a gas hob and two electric ovens/grill, micro-wave, 4-slice toaster, coffee-maker, electric kettle, refrigerator and dishwasher. The breakfast table for four people provides convenience and cosiness,

• The large Master bedroom, with king size bed, closet and drawers, full length mirror, with completely upgraded ensuite shower, wash-hand basin and toilet;

• A large triple bedroom with double bed and sleeping bed/futon, walk-in closet and drawers.

• A generously proportioned upgraded bathroom has a bath/shower, wash-hand basin and toilet;

• A utility room with large washing machine, a washer/dryer, generous hanging space, iron & ironing board and large freezer


Facilities:

• Free wifi through-out
• Dedicated private car-space
• Central heating
• TV with DVD player
• Linen and towels included
• Sunny fenced garden
• Free maid service and linen/towel change for guests staying 8 days or more
• Cot and high chair available upon request
• Hairdryer


All this could be yours to enjoy minutes from famous Princes Street and a stunning Castle view!

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 1

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

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

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Master Bedroom: 1 king

            Fully upgraded ensuite with power shower...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

            Fully upgraded ensuite with power shower ...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            zip & lock king sized bed or 2 twin beds...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 twin/ single

            Baby crib with bedding available...moreless

          • All the bedrooms are designed for comfort including a choice of pillows for a good nights sleep. Every bedroom has its own bathroom/washroom. Baby crib is available as well as two good electric hairdryers....moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Ensuite bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            Attached to master bdrm - fully upgraded with power shower...moreless

          • Ensuite Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            Attached to bedroom 2 - fully upgraded with power shower...moreless

          • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

            Conveniently close to bedroom 3 - fully upgraded...moreless

          • Guest rest-room: toilet

            Fully upgraded, it's convenient for guests and 4th bedroom...moreless

          • All three bathrooms have been fully upgraded this January to provide good showers. They are generously sized and have ample hot water....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Free maid service & linen/towel change for guests staying for 8 nights or more....moreless

              Entertainment

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

              Theme

              • Family
              • Historic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Arboretum
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Synagogues
              • Water Parks
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Downtown:

                    Stay in a luxurious 200-yr old apartment in New Town UNESCO heritage Edinburgh, minutes from The Castle, the Royal Mile and IECC. Car parking and WIfi included. Supermarket /restaurants a block away...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Swimming

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining:

                    The south-facing sunny dining room has ample comfortable seating for ten with generous number of plates, glasses (water & wine), water jugs, serving dishes and cutlery. ...moreless

                  • Dining Room
                  • Seating for 10 people

                  General

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    There is a washer/dryer as well as drying facilities...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Excellent central heating...moreless

                  • Internet:

                    Free WiFi throughout...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Sheets, duvets and two pillows are provided. ...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    The lovely classically-proportioned sitting-room with period features looks out over the Crescent garden with comfortable seating for 8 - 10 people, TV and DVD player...moreless

                  • Parking:

                    One dedicated parking space to the rear of the apartment outside the fenced garden...moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    Local phone calls included...moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    A large fluffy bath towel and hand towel is provided for each guest. ...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    A new 12 kg automatic washing machine is provided...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    An electric coffee maker for 8 and a small cafetiere are provided...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    The apartment is very well supplied with everything to produce a meal or comfortably eat a take-away: pots/pans/oven ware/cooking/baking ware and kitchen utensils for ten diners. ...moreless

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Kitchen:

                    The well-appointed full kitchen has: a cosy 4-seater breakfast table; hob/two ovens/grill (lge for turkey); microwave; toaster; coffee-maker; kettle; refrigerator; dishwasher; pots, dishes & utensils...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven:

                    There are two electric fan ovens - a top oven/grill (with grill tray) and large lower oven for entertaining. ...moreless

                  • Pantry Items:

                    A starter pack of tea & coffee, milk, sugar, salt & pepper is provided as a welcome basket....moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    There are two fridges: one in the kitchen and one just off the dining room - handy for drinks and a large freezer in the Utility room...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    Modern electric ceramic 4-pot hob ...moreless

                  • Toaster:

                    A 4-slice electric toaster is provided...moreless

                  Outside

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        A small fenced south-facing sunny garden lies to the back of the apartment outside the kitchen door....moreless

                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Christmas
                      Dec 22 - Dec 28, 2014
                      5 night min stay
                      £210
                      £1,500
                      Spring Low
                      Jan 4 - Apr 30, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      £220
                      £1,450 £5,600

                      Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

                      Peak Season
                      May 1 - Aug 6, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      £250
                      £1,600 £5,800

                      Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

                      Edinburgh Festival
                      Aug 7 - Aug 30, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      £1,995

                      Changeover Day: Friday


                      Rates are based on 6 guests; add £25 per night, per additional guest

                      Fall season
                      Sep 1 - Dec 22, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      £220
                      £1,450 £5,500

                      Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      £220
                      £1,450 £5,600

                      Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit £150
                      • Taxes Included

                      Notes:

                      Children under 2 are free. The published rate is 6 people with two people per room sharing, single room supplement is £60 pp per visit. Returnable damage deposit can be increased at owner's discretion.

                      Maximum period of rental per visit is 30 days. British public holiday weekends are subject to £100 additional rental cost. Prices are all subject to change prior to booking.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                      Last updated: 12/10/2014
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                      Location

                      8 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Edinburgh International Airport
                      100 Metres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Au Bar
                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Bruntsfield
                      0.75 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Haymarket
                      6 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      M8 to Glasgow, M9 to the Highlands
                      100 Metres
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      La Piazza
                      65 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Glenshee
                      3.5 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Portobello

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      2014 is a special year for Scotland: The June Commonwealth Games in Glasgow; The September Ryder Cup in Gleneagles -- both about an hour from Scotland's capital city Edinburgh -- as well as the Edinburgh summer festivals: International Film (June), Jazz (July), The Festival (August), Books (August/September). Edinburgh is also a UNESCO heritage site. Its centuries-old heart beats in a vibrant modern environment, from 1000-year old Edinburgh Castle, which hosts the Edinburgh Tattoo (July/August) and dominates the medieval Old Town and 200 year-old New Town with Princes' Street shopping of high street names, designer brands and boutiques. Go underground to experience how the other half lived 300 years ago, or learn Edinburgh shivery history on a ghost tour! Castle Rock is also home to the Whisky Experience and Camera Obscura. Edinburgh has something to interest everyone.

                      When you need a change from the city attractions, walk down the Royal Mile to the ancient extinct volcano, Arthur's Seat, beside Holyrood Palace, the Queen's home in Scotland, or take a short bus ride to Portobello's sandy beach - only 5km away.

                      The kids can get active too - go to the rock climbing centre or get wet in the water park; see puffins and seals in the Firth of Forth; visit the Pandas at Edinburgh Zoo, or see how Queen's live on The Royal Yacht Britannia!

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2011

                      About the owner: After a career of traveling the globe with the oil industry we needed somewhere to park our gypsy caravan. The tick-list must-haves were: a city with theaters, concerts, cinemas and good restaurants; not too large and with mountains and the sea in easy reach; not needing to learn yet another language; and good weather. Edinburgh easily topped the list - although the weather one can be questionable from time to time! So we came and fell in love with the place.

                      Why the Owner Chose Edinburgh:
                      We searched Edinburgh for our ideal home. One day we walked down Atholl Crescent, admiring its wonderful sweep, and saw this place was for sale. We viewed it that same afternoon and it immediately hit all our buttons. Although the location is downtown and therefore busy, the apartment is a quiet haven. We love the view from the sitting-room of flowering cherry trees in Spring to manicured flower beds and lawn in the summer. It’s like owning your own park without the work! Nearby we found William Street with its cobbled street, a local place with our favorite restaurant and boutiques. We also love the convenience of Atholl Crescent with grocery stores within two minutes walk for that oops moment with dinner cooking and a vital ingredient is missing.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                      The upstairs with its grand entrance and wonderful drawing room makes you feel very much part of the elegance of New Town living and feeling part of the Heritage city, whilst downstairs has a cosy, informal warm feel - and there’s that pretty garden too with a car park space right in the heart of the city. We’ve put much of our travels within this apartment from Chinese alter tables to pictures of much-loved homes abroad. We really like the variety of guests come from all over the world who come to stay and enjoy our apartment and its convenient downtown location. We are sure you will love it as much as we do.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • The gracious period Drawing room overlooking the Crescent.

                        The gracious period Drawing room overlooking the Crescent.

                      • Brand new ensuite bathroom with walk-in shower

                        Brand new ensuite bathroom with walk-in shower

                      • A well-fitted out kitchen with all mod cons and cosy breakfast table

                        A well-fitted out kitchen with all mod cons and cosy breakfast table

                      • This generously proportioned triple room has one dble bed & single sofa/bed

                        This generously proportioned triple room has one dble bed & single sofa/bed

                      • Guest rest-room

                        Guest rest-room

                      • A quiet spot to work in - or a single bedroom (adj washroom)

                        A quiet spot to work in - or a single bedroom (adj washroom)

                      • Enjoy being outside in this quiet garden where the children can play safely.

                        Enjoy being outside in this quiet garden where the children can play safely.

                      • The elegant sweep of 200-year old Atholl Crescent.

                        The elegant sweep of 200-year old Atholl Crescent.

                      • Santa learning new skills?

                        Santa learning new skills?

                      • Summer at Princes' Street Gardens enjoying a free concert with the Castle behind

                        Summer at Princes' Street Gardens enjoying a free concert with the Castle behind

                      • Walk the ancient atmospheric Royal Mile connecting the Castle & Holyrood Palace.

                        Walk the ancient atmospheric Royal Mile connecting the Castle & Holyrood Palace.

                      • Geting away from it all in Edinburgh's city center.

                        Geting away from it all in Edinburgh's city center.

                      • Completely new bathroom with generous-sized bath and shower

                        Completely new bathroom with generous-sized bath and shower

                      • Completely new Master bedroom ensuite with shower

                        Completely new Master bedroom ensuite with shower

                      • The morning sun streams into bedroom 2 with its handy ensuite

                        The morning sun streams into bedroom 2 with its handy ensuite

                      • Sleep well in this comfortable well-appointed master bedroom with ensuite shower

                        Sleep well in this comfortable well-appointed master bedroom with ensuite shower

                      • There's seating for ten in this sunny dining room

                        There's seating for ten in this sunny dining room

                      • The Edinburgh Tram - super, convenient and stops steps from the apartment

                        The Edinburgh Tram - super, convenient and stops steps from the apartment

                      • Take time out from sight-seeing and sit in the public gardens on Atholl Crescent

                        Take time out from sight-seeing and sit in the public gardens on Atholl Crescent

                      • The New year party in Ediburgh - you can just stroll home afterwards in minutes.

                        The New year party in Ediburgh - you can just stroll home afterwards in minutes.

                      • The Grassmarket in Old Town. Restaurants/bars within 10 mins. walk.

                        The Grassmarket in Old Town. Restaurants/bars within 10 mins. walk.

                      • The perfect base for get-to-gethers and reunions

                        The perfect base for get-to-gethers and reunions

                      • Carnival time on Princes' Street

                        Carnival time on Princes' Street

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                      Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                      £210 - £285 per night (GBP)
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                      4 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

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                      Speaks: english
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