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The Annexe - Bedroom

Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Car not necessary
  • Nearest beach 3km

A superbly equipped and apportioned self-contained single storey annexe with dedicated main door and private parking in courtyard. Ideally located in the City of Edinburgh for easy access to local transport and amenities yet beautifully set amidst secluded surroundings.

The long entrance hall has a large cupboard for coats and shoes. The L-shaped living area includes a bright and spacious sitting room with 3 seater and 2 seater settees, an ornamental fireplace, HDTV with HD Freeview, HD DVD player and iPhone/iTouch docking station and integral amplifier. Double patio doors from sitting room lead into a large west facing secluded garden which is shared with the main house owners. The dining area seats up to four people.

The kitchen area is fully equipped with fridge freezer, microwave oven/grill/conventional oven, ceramic hob, dishwasher, washing machine, toaster and kettle.

The spacious master bedroom has a super king sized bed. If required, and by prior arrangement, this bed can be split into two single beds. The room also comprises a large built in wardrobe and storage area. In addition, a single bed can be set up in the sitting room area if required (an additional charge would apply).

The Annexe is also equipped with:

• Gas central heating with thermostatic control of each radiator

• Unrestricted complimentary access to the internet via dedicated, secure Wifi

• Landline telephone for external Emergency, 0800, 0500 or BT Chargecard calls

• Iron and ironing board

• Fire extinguisher, fire blanket, smoke alarms, emergency lighting and safe

• Welcome Pack (tea, coffee, fresh milk, flowers and toiletries)

• Ample parking available in private, paved and illuminated courtyard

Situated off a private cul de sac, the Annexe is in a central but quiet location near to shops and local services, just 200m from the local bus route. The Annexe provides the perfect base for you to visit the numerous attractions and international events throughout the year. These include the International Edinburgh Festival, International Film Festival and International Book Festival. In addition, there is Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Zoo, the Scottish Parliament, the Royal Yacht Britannia, the Forth Road and Rail bridges, the extinct volcano in the heart of the city "Arthur's Seat" and Holyrood Palace to name but a few.

Distances to local facilities are shown below:

• Bus Stop to/from City Centre: 200m (city centre only 15 minutes by bus)

• Post Office: 300m

• Chemist: 400m

• Supermarket: 400m and 700m

• Bank/Cash machine: 400m, 500m, 600m and 700m

• Airport Bus (Princes Street): 4.0km (2.5 miles)

• Art Galleries: 3.0km (1.9 miles)

• Princes Street: 4.0km (2.5 miles)

• Royal Mile: 4.5km (2.8 miles)

• Edinburgh Castle: 5km (3.1 miles)

• Parliament/Holyrood House/Park: 8.0km (5.0 miles)

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Cramond 3 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Edinburgh 10 km, Nearest railway: Edinburgh, Haymarket 7 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Shared garden
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Free, dedicated and secure wireless internet connection, HDTV, HD DVD and iPod stereo docking station.

The sitting room/lounge has patio doors that are west facing overlooking the garden.

An additional single bed could be placed within the sitting room area to accommodate a third adult or child. An additional charge would be made for this facility.

Further details outdoors

Parking is provided in a private, illuminated and paved courtyard dedicated to the property.

Further details

Welcome pack provided on arrival.

Garden is shared with the owners of the house.

The Lothians region

The City of Edinburgh offers you an ideal opportunity to experience the mixture of traditional and contemporary lifestyles located within a vibrant and internationally famous city.

From the narrow streets and winding stairways of the historic old city centre to the sweeping Georgian terraced houses in the 'new town', the City offers you the best of architecture.

The hundreds of restaurants, bars and clubs offer food, relaxation and refreshments for every conceivable pallet whilst the galleries, exhibitions and festivals ensure that no often how many times you visit the city, there is always more to see.

Experience the 'Dynamic Earth' exhibition describing the fascinating volcanic activity and the formation of 'Arthur's Seat'. Then, only a few metres away is the Scottish Parliament building, the heart of Scottish Government.

Stroll across to the Palace of Holyrood and then up the famous Royal Mile, experiencing the multiple malt whisky opportunities en route, as you head towards Edinburgh Castle.

Participate in a tour of the secret underground streets and Mary King's close, sealed during a plague outbreak in the 17th century.

And of course, there's plenty of time to relax walking through the beautiful Royal Botanical Gardens or dining in one of the many Michelin Star restaurants across the City.


Originally a small village, Davidsons Mains and Blackhall now form part of the City of Edinburgh. The area has virtually every conceivable amenity within a few minutes walk of the Annexe including shops, supermarket, bars, chemist and Post Office. In addition you can stroll through the local park and access Corstorphine woods or walk the 3km to the edge of the sea shore.

There are few UK locations offering such a mixture of activities, features, relaxation and entertainment all within a few minutes journey time.

The area is served by a number of bus services and journey time to the city centre by bus is only 15 minutes.

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Review 1-10 of 14

13 Apr 2014


"Fantastic home away from home 5 stars"

A perfect rental - the Anexxe is spotlessly clean, perfect size.Fiona has thought of everything you could want and then added more. Bright and welcoming, some essentials of milk, eggs, bread, biccies,… More

22 Jul 2013


"Perfect! Will definitely be back!"

We stayed at The Annexe during a trip to Edinburgh to see family. We had seen the photos of the apartment online but they didn't do it justice. Everything was perfect, and the attention to detail… More

13 Jun 2013


"Excellent accommodation in a perfect location"

The Annexe is a perfect place to stay. Very homely, clean and well equipped with everything you will need. Perfect location and very quiet. Private and safe parking. The owner's have thought of … More

15 Jan 2013


"Excelled our expectations"

A most warm and friendly welcome awaited us, well excelling our expectations; excellent facilities and extra personal touches, including food starter pack, were much appreciated. Very clean, constantly warm and most comfortable. A genuine five star proprerty and very conveniently placed. We have already booked to return.

11 Sep 2012


"Luxurious and relaxing holiday apartment"

The apartment is perfect! All very modern but still very homely. The bed was the most comfortable one I have ever slept in! We were up for the festival but spent one day just relaxing and enjoying cocktails in the garden. The owner (and her dog!) were really friendly and had thought of everything that we could need for our stay - a welcome pack with details of things to see and do around Edinburgh, bus timetables, Festival Fringe information and breakfast supplies. It took us slightly longer than expected to get into town but I think that was due to diversions in place for the festival. I would highly recommend this apartment and will definitely be returning myself.

13 Aug 2012


"Excellent accommodation and location for Edinburgh and surrounding areas"

The Annexe provides excellent and well appointed accommodation for a couple wishing to explore Edinburgh (a 15 min bus journey) and the surrounding areas. We went for the festival and The Annexe provided an excellent base with everything you could want in a 'home from home'. The owner has thought of everything from washing-up liquid (and dishwasher tablets!) to super soft towels. We would recommend The Annexe without hesitation.

11 Jun 2012


"Photos and descriptions dont do it Justice - why stay elsewhere in Edinburgh?"

Marvellous welcome, wonderful roomy and comfortable property equipped better that any other apartment we have stayed in in many years of travel. Really safe and private parking, greenery everywhere a… More

9 Apr 2012


"Aboslutely beautiful."

I can't recommend The Annexe highly enough. The owners were friendly, welcoming and efficient, with all our requirements anticipated and met. The apartment is beautifully prepared and thought-out, designed and furnished with care and attention to detail, and a far cry from the bare-minimum / cheapest option approach often found elsewhere. Private parking was a huge advantage. The location is ideal - close enough to be a short bus ride / drive into town, but far enough away from the hustle of the centre to be a quiet hideaway too. I could go on but suffice to say that I can't fault it in any way - very highly recommended.

13 Sep 2011


"A little gem of a place, near to town but so quiet too."

This was the first time we'd tried anything other than a budget hotel, it was a birthday weekend and we wanted something nicer but still with an eye on the budget and The Annexe fitted the bill. … More

1 Sep 2011


"Truly exellent"

This annex is really luxury.The lady owner was the most friendly person we have met in Scotland,she is a nice person.We will certainly book again should we go to the festival.
Thank you Fiona for a lovely stay.

Review 1-10 of 14

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