Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Bright, spacious, contemporary and stylish open plan 2 bedroom flat within former Victorian school building. 10 mins walk from Waverley Bridge and 5 mins walk from York Place. One off-street parking space provided. Modern kitchen and bathroom.

The Space

Located on the northern edge of the New Town, just over 1 km from Waverley Railway Station and just over 0.5 km from the last tram stop on York Place. Situated between the city centre and the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Bustling neighbourhood shopping areas of Broughton Street close by which has a plethora of popular specialist shops, bars and restaurants.

This apartment is situated in the former Canonmills School built in the mid 1800's. It was converted and refurbished to a high standard in 2009 to create modern open plan residential apartments retaining some of the features of the original building including full height windows which are west facing and now double glazed.

Guest Access

The apartment is located at the rear of the building on the 1st floor accessed via a secure door entry system. The apartment has wooden floors throughout and is decorated / furnished in a contemporary style. The open plan sitting room and dining area is spacious and overlooks what was the school playground. There is a flat screen TV with Freeview channels, DVD player, iPod docking station and WIFI broadband for your use. There are 3 large full height floor to ceiling windows, which flood the room with natural light. The dining area has a table to seat four comfortably but can accommodate more for entertaining. This in turn opens up into the modern kitchen, which is fully equipped for your needs including a microwave, dishwasher and combined washer/dryer. The kitchen also benefits from a small breakfasting table.

There are 2 double bedrooms (both with double beds) are of a good size with spacious fitted wardrobes for your use. The contemporary bathroom has a bath with shower over the bath and has Jack & Jill access from the master bedroom and the entrance hall.

The flat comes with secure private off-street parking situated at the rear in what was the former school playground.

A double sofa-bed in the living room can be provided to accommodate guests or additional family members.

The Neighbourhood

There is a Tesco supermarket just minutes away. Broughton Street is also close by where you will find some excellent local restaurants, bars, cafes, boutique and food shops. You will also find the Royal Botanical Garden and the Water of Leith within easy walking distance.

Getting around

Lothian No. 8 bus stops on Rodney Street

Lothian No. 36 bus stops on Broughton Road outside Tesco or alternatively on Eyre Place

Lothian No. 27 and 23 buses stop on Dundas Street

Other Things to Note

All rents quoted include council tax, reasonable use of gas and electricity, linen (towels where indicated on the facilities list). Kitchens are fully equipped. The property is Non-Smoking.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Portobello Beach 5 km
Will consider Corporate bookings
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 250 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Edinburgh Airport 13 km, Nearest railway: Waverley Station 1 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Dining seats for 1, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The Scottish Borders region