Looking for the perfect place for your family or group of friends to stay in Edinburgh? Then look no further! This 2 bedroom first floor apartment in Leith offers everything you need to experience Edinburgh and the Festival. Only 5 minutes from The Shore and 20 minutes by bus from Princes Street, it is ideally located to enjoy the city.
Located on the first floor in a newly build tenement building in a quiet street just off Edinburgh's bustling Junction Street in Leith, the apartment is cosy with a comfortable living room with 2 spacious single sofa beds, a King Size bedroom and a bedroom with single bed and a single pull out trundle bed, offering sleeping accommodation for 6 people in total.
All major city centre attractions are within easy reach with Princes Street, the Playhouse Theatre and key Festival venues only 20 minutes by bus. The Royal Yacht Britannia in Leith are 15 minutes on foot or 10 minutes by bus.
Are you a foodie? You will be in serious heaven here with Michelin-starred restaurants like The Plumed Horse and The Kitchin only a 5 to 10 minute walk away. And if you fancy some cake Mimi's famous bakehouse (only a 5 minute walk away) has award winning bread and cakes to satisfy anyone's chocolate craving.
After a long day exploring Edinburgh, relax in the living room with its comfortable seating area, Freeview TV and Free WIFI. Then rustle up a meal in the small but well-equipped kitchen. The kitchen has everything you need, from a hob, oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and various kitchen utensils and gadgets.
The King Size bedroom and the single bedroom (with extra pull-out trundle bed to accommodate a 6th guest) are at the back of the apartment, ensuring a peaceful night's sleep. The 2 sofa's in the living room convert into 2 spacious single beds. Duvets, pillows, linen and towels are included in the rental and changed on a weekly basis.
The bathroom has a toilet, sink, bath and shower. There is central heating throughout and a heated towel rail warms up the towels in the bathroom.
Shopping & Dining:
A Lidl supermarket is just a minute walk away at the bottom of Leith Walk, and a large Tesco can be found a 3 minute walk away on the other side of Leith Walk. This store is open from 6AM till midnight daily (8-8 on Sunday). There is a great selection of convenient small shops ranging from wine merchants, bakery and patisserie, fruit and veg shops and gift shops nearby.
For those who do not feel like cooking there are take-away shops and good quality restaurants nearby.
Families are welcome at this apartment. A travel cot can be supplied by prior arrangement. A small play park can be found nearby and Arthur's Seat and Calton Hill offer green spaces.
Leith Victoria Swimming Pool and gym are only 1 minute away from the apartment and open throughout the year. Ideal for an early morning swim or an energising work-out.
Please note that the apartment does not accept pets.
Parking and transport:
Free on-street parking is available in the area around this apartment on a first-come-first-serve basis. There is a paid car park just 1 minute away at the bottom of Leith Walk, behind the Lidl supermarket and a larger car park can be found behind Tesco on Leith Walk, a 3 minute walk away. Junction Street is well-served by frequent bus services to and from Princes Street, Ocean terminal and there is a direct (but slow) bus to the airport. A taxi from the city centre costs between £7-12. The apartment is around 30 minutes walk to both Waverley train station and the bus station, both of which are also reachable by direct bus services. An Airport bus departs at regular intervals from Waverley bridge.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, Bicycles available|