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Located in the Stockbridge area of Edinburgh, on the edge of the UNESCO World Heritage site, the property is ideally situated for exploring Edinburgh's historic Old and New Towns, with the famous Edinburgh Castle, Palace of Holyroodhouse and the Royal Mile only a short distance away.
Stockbridge has a wide variety of shops, delicatessens, restaurants and bars located minutes from the property. Other attractions nearby include the Botanic Gardens and The Water Of Leith Walkway.
This late 19th century property is over first and second floors with stunning views over two of Edinburgh's finest Georgian streets. Accommodation comprises an impressive drawing room, four bedrooms (each with a double bed and the 3 larger bedrooms have an additional single bed), two bathrooms (one with shower and the other with shower and bath) and a fully equipped kitchen with range cooker. Additional features include Stereo Cable TV, DVD, CD and video (with a selection of CDs, videos and DVDs), wireless speaker with bluetooth compatibility, hi-speed wireless internet connection , telephone and a selection of board games. The apartment features many attractive period features such as an open fire in the drawing room and an ornamental cornice on the drawing room ceiling It is the perfect place to relax, in the perfect city for your holiday.
If we can do anything to make your stay enjoyable, we will! We provide the basic necessities for your arrival (tea, coffee, milk, bread, sugar etc and toiletries in each bathroom). If you have a 'wish list' of additional items to be left for your arrival, just ask. We do request a minimum rental of two nights, and sometimes more at peak times.
The shower room is on the first floor bedroom next to bedroom 1 and has 24 hours hot water from the gas boiler. The bathroom is on the second floor and has a large bath and electric shower over the bath. This bathroom is between the other 3 bedrooms...moreless
Variety of books to choose from. Feel free to take books home or leave books that you son't want in your luggage....moreless
Satellite / Cable
Some board Games available. Childrens books are available....moreless
Local Services & Businesses
Stockbridge has a wealth of grocery shops, bars and restaurants all within a short walk of the apartment. It is famous for its excellent second hand shops and there is a popular Sunday market....moreless
Apartment looks out onto the historic Newtown and beautiful streets of St Bernard's Crescent and Ann Street...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
There is a dining area in the drawing room that seats 8 (but can seat 10) and an additional dining table in the bay window area....moreless
Seating for 8 people
Washing machine has a drying facility and there is a drying pulley in the kitchen....moreless
Christmas 2015 Dec 20 - Dec 27, 2015 2 night min stay
New Year 2015/6 Dec 28 - Jan 4, 2016 3 night min stay
Winter 2016 Jan 5 - Feb 29, 2016 2 night min stay
Spring 2016 Mar 1 - May 31, 2016 2 night min stay
Summer Jun 1 - Jul 31, 2016 4 night min stay
Edinburgh Festival Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2016 7 night min stay
Autumn Sep 1 - Nov 30, 2016 2 night min stay
Christmas 2016 Dec 19 - Dec 28, 2016 3 night min stay
New Year 2016/7 Dec 29 - Jan 4, 2017 3 night min stay
Winter 2017 Jan 5 - Feb 28, 2017 2 night min stay
My Standard Rate 2 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Stockbridge is close to the city centre and within close walking distance of the Water of Leith Walkway, the Botanic Gardens, Inverleith park (childrens park, tennis courts, petanque pitch, and duck pond), Dean Gallery and the Gallery of Modern Art. We also have a wide range of restaurants and grocery shops.
Year Purchased: 1999
About the owner: I was born in Montrose in the North East of Scotland and brought up in the small town of Forfar. I came to Edinburgh to study, met my husband and the rest is history! My husband comes from York but we both loved Edinburgh so much we couldn't bear to leave so we both found jobs in the city and we were able to buy a flat eventually, moving up the property ladder until we were able to buy both apartments at our current address.
Why the Owner Chose Edinburgh: We originally lived in the Upper Villa and we were lucky to buy it from friends as we loved visiting them as the property has some beautiful original features - the cornicing in the drawing room won me over at first sight!
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment: The view from the windows in the drawing room, the coal fire in the drawing room, the spacious rooms all make the Upper Villa feel like a home from home