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1930s Art Deco, 2 Bed Apartment in the Vibrant Morningside Area of Edinburgh

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Last updated: 12/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

West End apartment description

Our prices are based on 4 people sharing. Please contact us as a reduction may be possible for less that 4 people.

Current offer:

***December price reduction £99 per night.***
10% discount on all nights booked less that 15 days in advance. Offer excludes New Year..
15% discount on all bookings made 6 months in advance. Offer excludes July, August and New Year.
Free night - Get 1 free night for every 7 nights booked

Located in a quiet street just off Morningside Rd,the area is served by many buses, running frequently to the city centre, Princes Street and Royal Mile in 10 minutes, or walk to the old town in 15 minutes. On street metered parking, and free parking close by. Walk to superb cafes, excellent pubs, supermarkets and lovely little individual shops. The apartment is serviced and run by the owners and we supply thick towels, 100% Egyptian cotton bed linen and give you a welcome tray to get you started. A popular and interesting area of the city in which to relax after a day's sightseeing. The new kitchen has an induction hob and fan assisted oven, dishwasher,microwave, washing machine, fridge and freezer. Very well stocked with new crockery, cutlery, pans, cook's knives and utensils for four people. Bathroom has a new white suite of bath, shower, basin and WC. Selection of books, tourist information, DVDs, CDs, and games. Free Wi-Fi

We have equipped the apartment specifically for self catering with everything we could think of to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. We manage it ourselves and give great care in cleaning, maintaining and updating all facilities, information and equipment. We have a well established five gold star (Scottish Tourist Board) B&B in Edinburgh, Violet Bank House, and have several awards for high standards. We give the same care and attention to detail to this apartment and our guests..


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Property Type

  • 4 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 0
  • 860 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Children Welcome:

            We can provide a travel cot with bedding, a high chair and toys for infants at no extra charge....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Cot available on request...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

            Sleeps 2 in either a large double or twin beds....moreless

          • They are quiet rooms, with fully restored antique furnishings. One room looks onto the small private garden and seating area and enjoys the morning sun. This room is furnished with a antique Georgian mahogany wardrobe with internal drawers and has a triple mahogany mirror in the window. The second bedroom looks onto the shared communal garden area with trees and shrubs, and drying green and gets the afternoon and evening sun. This room is furnished with a restored 1930's oak dressing table and wardrobe. All new beds with pocket sprung mattresses and 100% Egyptian cotton bed linen. Centrally heated rooms. The curtains are interlined high quality, and there are little extras in the rooms to add to the character. There are wooden and fabric covered hangers in all wardrobes. The decor is plain with pictures, and the carpeting is fitted, and is berber wool with underlay. Well appointed rooms with attention to detail.....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • A large bathroom with opening window to the rear and a heated towel rail. There is a modern white suite, with steel bath, a power shower over the bath, WC and washbasin. There is vinyl flooring and the walls have white tiles and a large mirror. A feature of this room is the original 1930s stained glass panel in the door. We supply toiletries by Scottish Fine Soaps. Towels, toiletries, room freshener and toilet paper are included in the price. Towels are white, thick in quality and there will be a generous size bath sheet, hand towel and face flannel for each guest, changed weekly. The window has a high quality fabric blind and decorative vase and sea shells. We supply a bathroom air freshener and toilet paper for your stay....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Accessibility details: There are three steps in the shared hallway, otherwise there are no steps within the property. Shower is in the bath with room for a seat in the bathroom. We automatically provide a weekly clean and change of linen and towel for longer stays. The apartment has a small laundry area and is supplied with washing powder, washing machine, clothes drying rack and outdoor drying facilities. We have given care and attention to detail to make your stay as comfortable as possible. The apartment has central heating throughout which is under your control. The price is inclusive of a reasonable amount of heating according to the season and we would ask that you have a careful and 'green' approach. We are contactable by phone at any time during your stay and operate a personal handover and talk you through the facilities. We have a wealth of local and Scottish knowledge and are happy to help you plan your stay....moreless


              • Audio Tape Player
              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player:

                Blueray player. There is a small selection of DVDs in the apartment for guests to watch....moreless

              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Music Library
              • Radio
              • Stereo:

                Bose Ipod docking station...moreless

              • Television:

                Flatscreen with freeview...moreless

              • Toys
              • Video Library


              • Family
              • Luxury
              • Tourist Attractions


              • Arboretum
              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Coin Laundry
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Synagogues
              • Volcano
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Downtown
              • Town

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Ice Skating
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountaineering
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Skiing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis


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


              • Activities Guide
              • Basic Soaps
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Gas central heating under guests control and thermostat valves on each radiator....moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Laundry Soap
              • Linens Provided:

                All our sheets, duvet covers and pillows are 400 thread Egyptian cotton. For guests staying over 1 week we provide a linen change and apartment clean midway through the stay....moreless

              • Living Room:

                The living room has leather 3 and 2 seater sofas, flatscreen TV with freeview and a blueray DVD player. The room also retains a period fireplace and mantelpiece. ...moreless

              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Paper Towels
              • Parking:

                Free on street parking weekdays between 5:30pm and 8am Free parking at weekends...moreless

              • Parking On Street
              • Security System
              • Shampoo
              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided:

                A change of towels are provided for guests staying for longer that 1 week....moreless

              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet:

                Free Wifi with good signal throughout the apartment...moreless


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

                Dishwasher tables are provided....moreless

              • Freezer
              • Grill
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

                Modern fitted kitchen with all appliances and equipment....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items:

                Unlike some self caterings we do not clear the pantry of dried goods after guests leave, so a small stock of herbs & spices, dried goods, teas and coffee is maintained....moreless

              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster


              • Golf:

                There are many golf courses around Edinburgh. Please contact us for information about green fees and bookings....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Communal Garden at the rear. To the front there is a small paved garden with seating....moreless

              • Patio
              • Ski & Snowboard:

                Edinburgh has one of the largest dry ski slopes in Europe just 6 miles from the apartment. If its snow your after Xcape in Glasgow has a 168m indoor snow slope or Glenshee ski area is 83 miles away....moreless

              Forms Of Payment

                  • Accept Credit Card

                  Property Descriptor

                      • Terraced


                      Write a review 4.8
                      from 6 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Christmas & NewYear 2014
                      Dec 28 - Jan 4, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      Winter 2015
                      Jan 5 - Mar 31, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      Spring 2015
                      Apr 1 - Jul 17, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      Edinburgh Festival 2015
                      Jul 18 - Aug 31, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      Autumn 2015
                      Sep 1 - Oct 29, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      Winter 2015
                      Oct 30 - Dec 20, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      Christmas & New Year 2015
                      Dec 21 - Jan 3, 2016
                      4 night min stay
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • No additional mandatory fees
                      • Taxes Not included


                      If you would prefer not to book on-line then please feel free to conact us directly to make a booking.

                      There is an allowance for gas and electricity included in the price and we encourage careful use of those.

                      If you stay for longer than one week, we will change the linen, towels and give the apartment a thorough clean included in the price.

                      Cancellation policy:

                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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                      Last updated: 12/22/2014
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                      8 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Edinburgh Airport
                      200 Metres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Local area and City centre choice
                      120 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Edinburgh has many public and private golf courses
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Waverly station
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      City Bypass A720
                      400 Metres
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Local area and City centre choice
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Hillend dry ski slope
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Beach

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      This area has many interesting privately owned shops, cafes and many charity shops where you can pick up books for a £1, memorobilia, brick-a-bac or clothes. There is a privately owned three screen cinema showing the latest releases. You can stroll through the 'Meadows' and across 'Bruntsfield Links' originally a public golf course to the Old Town area, past the newly refurbished Victorian Museum Building. Many people spend most of the day there, it is one of Edinburgh's greatest attractions. Grey Friar's Bobby sits on a water fountain just close by, and our National Libaries which have regular free exhibitions is just two minutes from the museum. On again a few minutes and you are in the famous 'Royal Mile' and the Castle area. It is a great centre from which to enjoy Edinburgh.


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2009

                      About the owner: Together with husband John, we have a B&B which has won Five Star Gold Award from the Scottish Tourist Board and Five Stars from the AA with a special award for our breakfasts. We expanded our high standards into also running our two apartments in the city. Prior to that I had a career as a Trainer and Manager of Quality Advisors for the Scottish Tourist Board, with the responsibility of driving up standards in facilities and services across the whole tourism product. John is a retired CE of a very well established Civil and Structural Engineering Company in Edinburgh and now is the creative chef in our B&B. John's hobbies are bee-keeping and curling, mine are singing in a choir and writing, and we both enjoy hillwalking and gardening. We have a wide circle of friends and just love when they pop in or join us for a meal. We holiday mostly in Europe and the UK and have had a couple of trips to Florida, Canada and South Africa, staying at the best places of course because we never stop learning.

                      Why the Owner Chose West End:
                      We chose this apartment primarily for its location. Situated in the Morningside area of Edinburgh it has all the amenities close by that any self catering guest would need. Morningside is a vibrant area with many shops, bar, restaurants, theatre and cinema. The apartment is in a quiet street a few minutes walk from the main road that runs through Morningside. This is services by many buses that all pass through the city centre within 10 minutes. Alternatively guests can choose to stroll through the leafy streets and across the Meadows Park and into the Old Town area of Edinburgh. This takes around 30 minutes to walk. Many of our returning guests prefer to remain in the Morningside area for a few days of their stay and soak up the local atmosphere.

                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english, french

                      Guestbook comments from the owner

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                      • Flat screen TV with Virgin Tivo, Blue-ray player and free Wifi

                        Flat screen TV with Virgin Tivo, Blue-ray player and free Wifi

                      • We use 400 thread Egyptian cotton linen and Heavy weight Bath sheets and towels.

                        We use 400 thread Egyptian cotton linen and Heavy weight Bath sheets and towels.

                      • We have tried to stock the kitchen with every utensil you may need.

                        We have tried to stock the kitchen with every utensil you may need.

                      • Penguin parade at Edinburgh Zoo

                        Penguin parade at Edinburgh Zoo

                      • Outside dining on Victoria Street.

                        Outside dining on Victoria Street.

                      • Edinurgh castle fireworks at the end of the Festival and New Year celebrations.

                        Edinurgh castle fireworks at the end of the Festival and New Year celebrations.

                      • Massed pipes and drums at the Edinburgh Royal Military Tattoo.

                        Massed pipes and drums at the Edinburgh Royal Military Tattoo.

                      • Edinburgfh are night from Calton Hill

                        Edinburgfh are night from Calton Hill

                      • Lounge


                      • Rear bedroom can be set as a double or twin room.

                        Rear bedroom can be set as a double or twin room.

                      • Bathroom


                      • Calton Hill at sunset.

                        Calton Hill at sunset.

                      • Edinburgh Castle from the West.

                        Edinburgh Castle from the West.

                      • Edinburgh Royal Military Tattoo 7th - 29th August

                        Edinburgh Royal Military Tattoo 7th - 29th August

                      • Chrisrtmas Festival in Princes Street Gradens.

                        Chrisrtmas Festival in Princes Street Gradens.

                      • Princes Street during the Christmas Festival.

                        Princes Street during the Christmas Festival.

                      £115 - £160 per night (GBP)

                      2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 12/22/14
                      Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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                      Member since: 2010
                      Speaks: english, french
                      • Calendar last updated: 12/22/2014
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