Located in a secluded square in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the newly refurbished 1890s apartment is an ideal base for exploring historic Edinburgh or for savouring the delights of the world famous Edinburgh Festival. Within easy walking distance lie many famous attractions such as Edinburgh Castle, Princes St, Hollyrood Palace, Greyfriars Bobby and the many museums and galleries. The apartment is also centrally located for most of the main venues used during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. In the summer months the square is a sun trap and is very sheltered, you might find yourself sitting outside the front door enjoying the morning rays and a coffee before heading out to explore the city !
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||3 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh 13 km, 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|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors|
The apartment is entered from a main door leading into the living room/kitchen area. The room is neutrally decorated with solid oak laminate flooring. For your entertainment there is a wall mounted LED TV with DVD and facility to plug your laptop in to the HDMI input. An IPOD compatible music system is also provided with input for other MP3 players so that you can enjoy your own music collection. Full broadband WiFi is available and is easily connected to with the supplied code. Gas central heating will ensure that your stay is cosy on those chilly Edinburgh mornings.
The kitchen area is fully equipped should you choose to stay in and practice your cooking skills. A good quality fitted kitchen includes everything you could need including an electric halogen hob and oven, microwave oven, washing machine, fridge/freezer, ample crockery, cutlery and cookware.
The double bedroom is tastefully decorated with a built in wardrobe with ample hanging space and a chest of drawers and bedside table. The bed itself is very comfortable to ensure that you sleep soundly in this peaceful little room.
The shower room is fully tiled and has a "walk in" shower area, basin, WC and central heating radiator. Good quality towels are provided.
To allow for cleaning and changing of bedding the apartment will be available by 3pm on day of arrival and should be vacated no later than 10:30 am on day of departure.
Edinburgh is a world famous city and is often referred to as the "Athens of the North". It is the second largest city in Scotland and is the seat of the Scottish Parliament. The city hosts the annual Edinburgh Festival, a group of official and independent festivals held annually over about four weeks beginning in early August. The number of visitors attracted to Edinburgh almost doubles the resident population.
The most well-known of these events is the Edinburgh Fringe, the largest performing arts festival in the world. The Edinburgh International Festival,the E Military Tattoo; and the Edinburgh International Book Festival also occur in August. Other events include the Hogmanay street party and the Beltane Fire Festival. Edinburgh attracts over 1 million overseas visitors a year, making it the most visited tourist destination in the United Kingdom, after London.