Studio | No Bedrooms | sleeps 2
The Grassmarket area and the adjacent streets offer a host of cosmopolitan bars, restaurants, independent and traditional retailers and is surrounded by exciting festival venues .The area is steeped in dramatic, intriguing history with its well preserved cobbled streets and medieval architecture bringing this area to life.
The Grassmarket Flat overlooks the West Bow Well and faces directly out onto the Grassmarket pedestrian precinct which plays host to numerous musical, dramatic arts and acrobatic fringe acts throughout the festival season, not to mention a Mardi Gras festival and Saturday markets. This entertainment is free from your windows!
The Grassmarket Flat has been tastefully finished to a very high standard, with beautiful Scottish fabrics encapsulating the essence of Scotland, to enhance your experience and maximise the ambience of your holiday.
This flat has been designed with the holidaymaker in mind and attention has been paid to every detail to ensure your stay is a very comfortable and memorable experience.
This is a perfect place for those romantic at heart with a chilled bottle of wine waiting for you on your arrival!
If you intend visiting Edinburgh, this is the perfect place to stay.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, Studio|
|Nearest beach||Portobello 6 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh Airport 14 km, Nearest railway: Edinburgh Waverley 500 m|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors|
New oak furniture and flooring compliments the traditional style. The dining table is situated next to the two large west facing windows, which flood the flat with sunshine throughout the day. The windows overlook the busy Grassmarket precinct allowing you to watch world go by as you dine!
Ipod / iphone player / charger / WIFI for your convenience. A welcome pack and a wide selection of information leaflets and maps available for guests.
Bespoke double glazed window shutters are fitted along with mood lighting for enhanced comfort. Ample wardrobe space and dressing area and mirrored dressing table.
The flat benefits from a totally refurbished modern bathroom, just completed in April 2012. The bathroom is complimented by an LED illuminated mirror with built in demister pad and electric shaving point for the comfort of guests.
Luxurious linen and towels provided.
Complimentary wine and milk / tea / coffee facilties for your arrival.
WIFI just fitted in April 2012.
|Further details outdoors|
This property is situated on the third floor of a historic old town tenement. Access is via a winding stairwell. There is no lift available.
PARKING****Metered on street parking is available in surrounding streets. Long stay parking is available at the nearby Castle Terrace car park. Free parking is available in residential streets on the outskirts of the City Centre, a short bus ride away. Please ask for directions.
The property benefits from good transport links. Further details available on request.
Minimum let is 2 nights
ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE
Please arrive after 3pm on the date of arrival and leave before 11am on the date of departure. If this is not suitable tell us when you book, so we can try to arrange alternative times.
BOOKING & PAYMENT
See calendar or contact us for availability and prices.
Confirm a booking by phone / email with your details and a booking form will be sent to you for completion
25% deposit required when booking over a month in advance,
100% payment required when booking less than a month in advance
PAYMENT by: UK cheque or BACS payment (Please contact owner for details)
During major events ie Rugby weekends or marathon there is a supplement of an £10 extra per night.
Please email for prices.
DIRECTIONS to the property will be sent after the balance is paid. They include directions from the train stations and the airport. Keys to the property will be provided on arrival or by prior arrangement
The Lothians region
The Grassmarket Flat is situated on the West Bow, Grassmarket, within the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town. The City Centre, Princes Street and Princes Street Gardens are a short walk away. The Forth Road and Rail Bridges, South Queensferry, Stirling and Glasgow City Centre are within a one hour drive from Edinburgh.
The Grassmarket flat is ideally located for those interested in the history of Edinburgh.The West Bow is a steep street in the historic Old Town of Edinburgh, leading from the Grassmarket, up the hill to the world famous Royal mile and Edinburgh Castle, which is a mere two minute walk away.
Directly in front of the Grassmarket Flat is the large open Grassmarket square, now a pedestrian precinct. This was the scene of public hangings, the Porteous Riots and the haunt of the notorious body snatchers, Burke and Hare. The Martyr’s Cross memorial marks the spot of the public gallows where over 100 covenanters were hung for their beliefs.
The predestrian precinct is now host to an extensive number of bars, resturants and quality shops for your enjoyment.
Please look at links for festivals and things to do In Edinburgh at certain times of the year;