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Luxury Central Flat in Heart of Edinburgh - Stunning Castle Views!

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Master bedroom with super-king size divan

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Last updated: 08/22/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

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Stunning city centre apartment with amazing views of Edinburgh Castle in the heart of Edinburgh. New on the market, this is an amazing opportunity to be at the heart of the action for both the largest arts festival in the world, The Edinburgh International Festival and Edinburgh's Christmas & Hogmannay celebrations. Just minutes walk from the main venues and cultural/historical attractions, German markets, ice rink and big wheel etc for the festive hols, and surrounded by the best shopping, bars and restaurants, this is all about location, location, location! Pleasant walks can be enjoyed nearby along the Water of Leith walkway, Inverleith Park and the Royal Botanic Gardens while there is convenient road access to the west leading to the city bypass, Edinburgh International Airport and central Scotland’s motorway network. Waverley Train Station is also within a short walk.

The apartment opens into a square reception hall providing access to all rooms. To the front of the flat and with a southerly aspect from its twin sash and case windows is a magnificent drawing room featuring a gas fire with iron grate and pretty timber mantle, dado panelling and delicate plaster work. A glazed door provides secondary access from the drawing room into a striking breakfasting kitchen fitted with an attractive range of painted timber units topped with thick granite surfaces and incorporating a full range of integrated Baumatic appliances including a recessed range cooker set within a bespoke pediment, oven/grill, and microwave as well as a AEG washing machine and full height fridge/freezer. The kitchen is well equipped to a high standard with everything you might need to make your visit more like home.

The bedrooms comprise a generously proportioned master bedroom with dual aspect views towards the castle and features secondary double glazing while also benefitting from a luxurious en suite shower room. The second double bedroom has full working shutters and is served by an equally well fitted bathroom off the hall. There is currenly also a double bed in the second bedroom, but for a rental of one week or more than this can be switched to two singles. There is also the option of a pull-out bed for a fifth guest or over night visitor (rates vary depending on total groups size and time of year). The apartment is located on the second floor of the building - one of the first tenements to go up in The Georgian 'New Town' designed by the architect of The New Town, James Craig in approx 1790.

We have two luxury apartments in this unprecedented central location. For those who've larger parties or would like a choice of decor. "The Walter Scott Suite" sits above this one on the 2nd floor and has a sumptuous, mature but contemporary decor. Sharing the same elevation with equally stunning castle views. It can be viewed at www.vrbo.com/185667
Please contact us directly for details of discounted rates for dual bookings etc.

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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 42 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2

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  • Bathroom 1

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  • Master bedroom, contemporary decor, secondary glazing, high-end mattress, fine sheets and linen, large wardrobe. large Bathroom ensuite; shower and plenty of storage space....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Two luxury flats are available in the same building, perfect for larger family events, weddings or special occassions. combined can sleep up to ten people! details on request....moreless

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Monument View:

    Unprecedented views of Edinburgh Castle and surrounded by all the major historical and cultural attractions...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Seating for 4 people
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High (Edinburgh Festival)
Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2016
5 night min stay
$428 $461
Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,765 $10,534

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $66 per night, per additional guest

Autumn 16
Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$329
$1,646 $3,950
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$230 $263
Fri, Sat
$1,580 $5,925

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $46 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 $526.70
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

All rates are subject to time of year and group size. All rates inclusive of all other charges, towels and linen. Additional fifth person premium of £25.00 per night. late check-in on request, after 19.00pm there is a fee of £50.00. The same fee of £50.00 applies for unauthorised late check-out, which will be deducted from deposit.


Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Edinburgh
25 Metres
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
1000 Metres
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
50 Miles
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Now booking for the largest arts festival in the world The Edinburgh International Festival & throughout the year! The best views of Edinburgh Castle from the apartment, including the end of festival spectacular fireworks display from castle ramparts - dates still available. Minutes walk from all festive major attractions including; castle, museums and galleries, Christmas market and Hogmannay festival events. It is a 5 star luxury apartment with all the amenities you would expect from a property of this calibre. City centre living but with 'sound-proofing' in Master bedroom and working shutters. Private garden for residents only just 2 mins walk, surrounded by great shopping, restaurants and bars.

Hopefully more people can now have the chance of experiencing this luxury apartment right in the heart of the city with the new winter rates! As Winter approaches, this apartment is not only warm as toast, but has the added benefits of underfloor heating in the bathroom and a wonderful steam/turkish power shower. The street atmosphere in December becomes very festive, with xmas street decorations and winter fiestas, markets and sometimes organized street parties.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2012

About: I've owned another property in this building for more than ten years, both as my home and as a rental (as detailed above). When the opportunity came up to purchase the apartment directly below mine, in November 2012, the family were mobilised. It provides future clients with the option of renting both together for larger groups, and is also a different lay-out to my original apartment on a lower level, which in the absence of an elevator will provide another option to our visitors. I worked as an actor for many years and as a radio broadcaster on the BBC, presenting arts programmes. I'm also very interested in cultural tourism projects and in 1996 created The infamous 'Edinburgh Literary Pub Tour' - an award winning tour performed by professional actors. It runs throughout the year and Rick Steves, presenter of travel programmes USA wide, is quoted as saying in a recent review, 'for an entertaining insight into the greats of Scottish literature, served up with new friends, good beer, and lots of laughs, The Edinburgh Literary Pub Tour is my vote for the best way to spend an Edinburgh Evening!' so can't be bad!! Let me know if your interested in going on the tour at check-in and I can reserve you a slot for a special discounted rate.

Why New Town, Edinburgh, UK:
Location is everything and sits in the heart of Edinburgh's stylish and atmospheric George Street surrounded by great services, shopping and amenities. It has stunning views of Edinburgh Castle. It has history, as one of the original buildings to be designed by the architect James Craig ( father of Edinburgh's New Town). It has access to residents private gardens, an oasis in the heart of the city just 2 mins from the front door, such a bonus in the summer months.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Stunning view of Edinburgh Castle Unbeatable central location, just minutes walk to major cultural & historical venues. Fantastic location in which to enjoy The Edinburgh International Festival (the largest arts festival in the world).


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Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese

 

Photos

  • Master bedroom with super-king size divan

    Master bedroom with super-king size divan

  • Lounge with windows over looking fashionable George Street.

    Lounge with windows over looking fashionable George Street.

  • George Street -  heart of Edinburgh's New Town,best shopping, bars & restaurnts

    George Street - heart of Edinburgh's New Town,best shopping, bars & restaurnts

  • Edinburgh Castle from Master Bedroom! probably the best view in Edinburgh!!

    Edinburgh Castle from Master Bedroom! probably the best view in Edinburgh!!

  • Bathroom on-suite off the master bedroom

    Bathroom on-suite off the master bedroom

  • gourmet bespoke kitchen, well equipped

    gourmet bespoke kitchen, well equipped

  • Stylish and comfy lounge warm remote gas fire plenty of seating/subtle lighting

    Stylish and comfy lounge warm remote gas fire plenty of seating/subtle lighting

  • Hall with doors off to spare bedroom, lounge and kitchen

    Hall with doors off to spare bedroom, lounge and kitchen

  • spare bedroom

    spare bedroom

  • Extra bathroom, with bath off the hall

    Extra bathroom, with bath off the hall

  • Edinburgh Castle from Master Bedroom - Castle Street in front.Great shops, cafes

    Edinburgh Castle from Master Bedroom - Castle Street in front.Great shops, cafes

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Master bedrrom stylish decor throughout and plenty of hanging space

    Master bedrrom stylish decor throughout and plenty of hanging space

  • The Neighbours! View from the master bedroom

    The Neighbours! View from the master bedroom

  • Quaker kitchen with a choice of four ovens! Dishwasher and washer-dryer

    Quaker kitchen with a choice of four ovens! Dishwasher and washer-dryer

  • The Neighbours! View from the master bedroom

    The Neighbours! View from the master bedroom

  • Fully equipped kitchen with informal dining for four. Door from lounge.

    Fully equipped kitchen with informal dining for four. Door from lounge.

  • spare double bedroom with plenty of storage space and writing desk.

    spare double bedroom with plenty of storage space and writing desk.

  • Apartment building 1st floor.Second floor Apt also 
available for larger group

    Apartment building 1st floor.Second floor Apt also available for larger group

  • Terrace over looking George st & Edinburgh Castle.Used for special occasions.

    Terrace over looking George st & Edinburgh Castle.Used for special occasions.

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Wednesday, August 24, 2016

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