With a lovely backdrop of the majestic cliff face of Salisbury Crags, this modern apartment is wonderfully situated in the heart of The Pleasance within easy walking distance of the Old Town, Royal Mile, Holyrood Park and Princes Street. The apartment is on the 2nd floor and is newly renovated to offer a contemporary, smart and comfortable holiday home from which to fully explore the delights of the city.
A few minutes walk will take you to the renowned 'Pleasance Theatre' which offers fabulous evening entertainment as well as some of the most popular Festival and Fringe shows. The area is surrounded by shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants and for recreation there is easy access to the Queen's Park and a wide range of local amenities and recreational facilities.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Portobello 5 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh Airport 15 km, Nearest railway: Waverley Station 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors|
The apartment is fully equipped for up to four adults plus one baby, with one double bedroom with zip/link beds (can be king size or twin), a double sofa bed in the living room and cot and highchair.
There is ample storage for all with two roomy fitted wardrobes and a hall cupboard for suitcase storage.
Gas, electricity, towels and linen are all included in the price. Washing up liquid, dishtowels, loo roll and washing machine tablets will also be provided.
|Further details outdoors|
The apartment looks out over the Salisbury Crags, Dynamic Earth and the Palace of Holyroodhouse from the bedroom window, with the living room and kitchen having an open aspect over Newington.
The Royal Mile, Dynamic Earth,The Scottish Parliament and Holyrood House are within 5-10 minutes walk from the apartment. Edinburgh castle can be reached within 10-15 minutes on foot.
A designated parking space can be made available. Free on-street parking is available nearby within 20 minutes walk. More information about parking can be given on request.
Suitable for elderly but not infirm (2 flights of stairs).
Any length of stay is welcome - week end or a month. (Please contact me to discuss terms for longer lets.)
Edinburgh is a year round source of entertainment.
At its heart is The Edinburgh Festival, a cultural explosion which takes place in the city in August each year. It is made up of a variety of festivals and events including the International Festival, The Fringe Festival, Edinburgh Book Festival, Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Jazz Festival and Edinburgh Mela.
Later in the year is Edinburgh's month-long Christmas celebration which culminates with the world famous Hogmanay party.
Spring time sees Ceilidh Culture, the Science Festival and the Edinburgh Film Festival providing the entertainment while the Children's Festival starts the summer.
Edinburgh has strong road and rail links and is the perfect place from which to explore the rest of Scotland
The apartment is 2 minutes walk from one of the most renowned fringe theatre venues, the Pleasance Theatre. During the festival season, it hosts day and night performances from worldwide comedians plus many kids' daytime events and shows.
Also on the doorstep are the Salisbury Crags, from which you can see all of Edinburgh and the Firth of Forth.
Within 10 minutes walk north-eastwards you'll find The National Museum of Scotland, Greyfriars Tolbooth and The Meadows (a great park for kids); and north through Holyrood park you'll find Dynamic Earth, the Royal Mile, Holyrood House and the Scottish Parliament.