Forth Street Apartment
Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Whether you're looking for a romantic weekend, home from home whilst working, trip away with the new baby or a fun holiday this is a lovely place to stay.
With a full refurbishment recently completed this apartment has a super south facing living room with period fireplace, cornice and bow ended wall. This makes a wonderful place to relax after a long day shopping or sight seeing. There is a comfortable sofabed within the larger of the 2 sofas and a dining table to enjoy a bite to eat.
There is a relaxing quiet bedroom with Kingsize bed and ample storage and additional hanging storage in an adjacent cupboard.
The new bathroom has a power shower and bath to revive and relax.
The dining kitchen is fully equipped and has a lovely window seat to sit at and enjoy breakfast or a glass of wine whilst preparing something delicious.
With so many great attractions from the Castle to the recently reopened The National Portrait Gallery and break-taking views from the top of Arthurs's Seat you may need a second visit to enjoy more of the city.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||10 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||50 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh International Airport 14 km, Nearest railway: Waverley Station 1.1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, 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||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors|
The feel of the apartment is elegant and light with a lovely blend of traditional and contemporary finishes.
There is Wi-Fi throughout the apartment, an iPhone charger and player and Freeview TV with a selection of DVD's if you wish to take a breather and just put your feet up.
|Further details outdoors|
There is metered parking on the street where you can park for free overnight (1830-0800hrs) and there are 3 multi storey car parks with 5 minutes walk.
Please do not hesiate to contact me regarding last minute bookings.
This is a ground floor apartment and has one small step at the pavement entrance. Prams and wheelchairs can be left in the communal hall if you wish. Wheelchair users may gain access with assistance however, the apartment has not been fully adapted for restricted mobility or wheelchair users.
We will always try to assist you with any special requirements and we offer baby facilities for hire with some being already included.
Baby Items that can be made available if you should wish;
Highchair and splashmat
Travel cot and mattress (please bring your own baby sheet, blanket or sleeping bag)
Bathtub, bath cradle, anti slip mat and rubber ducky
Changing mat and nappy sacks
Potty and loo step
An assortment of plastic cups, bowl, plates and cutlery
A small selection of books and toys
The Lothians region
Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland and one of Europe's most beautiful capital cities. This makes it a great destination for a city break at any time of year.
With so much history and it's amazing backdrop to the events throughout it really is a city to see time and time again.
New Town was built in the mid-to-late 18th Century, in response to overcrowding in what is now known as the Old Town. Edinburgh’s New Town is elegant with it's Georgian architecture which is neo-classical in style with large sash windows and high ceilings producing quite spacious houses.
The New Town is home to the National Gallery of Scotland, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery and Edinburgh's main shoping streets including Princes Street, George Street and Harvey Nichols off St Andrew's Square.
During the Festival you can enjoy easy access to many of the venues and galleries nearby - ‘The Stand Comedy Club’, Jools Holland's Jam House, The Playhouse and many more are also nearby.
Edinburgh is easy to get to by air, train, bus or car and Forth Street is well positioned. The Airlink Bus Service stops only a short walk away, Waverley Train and St Andrews Bus stations are also within easy reach of the apartment and taxis are always available too, you can hail them on the street as well as at main taxi ranks dotted around the city.
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3 Dec 2013
A beautiful apartment in an excellent location close to the city. I went with my daughter and seven month old granddaughter. We found everything we needed, very good travel cot, high chair, toys, bat… More
28 Oct 2013
"AWESOME! Thoroughly recommend it"
Stayed for a last minute weekend and negotiated a great rate with the owner. Pre--arrival support very popular and apartment was lovely. Very clean too. Location is excellent and the lounge is stunnin… More
30 Apr 2013
"Brilliantly located, gorgeous apartment with all you need"
The service from the owner is excellent, really efficient and extremely helpful. Good price too. The apartment is stunning, tall ceilings, decorated really beautifully, really comfortable sitting room and bedroom, plus everything you need in the kitchen.
Its located just off Broughton Street which has plenty of places for drinking and eating and is just around the corner from the shopping centre with John Lewis and Harvey Nics. 5 - 10 minute walk takes you to Princes Street, so everything really is on the doorstep. We walked down the Leith Road to a restaurant one night which was only a few minutes walk too.
It really felt like a lovely home, very welcoming, everything you could need.
17 Mar 2013
"Great location and very convienient to central Edinburgh"
We stayed for a week while attending my daughters wedding. Very close to main attactions and we walked to most places. Great bars restaurants Tescos butchers so you have many options. The house is very well appointed with everything you could wish for. The front room is light and great if the sun shines. The light sofa and carpets require you to remove boots and watch dirt when it rains or snows. Qe enjoyed our yime there and would return if available.
28 Jan 2013
"A Beautiful apartment with lovely owners"
A gorgeous interior which is well organised for children. A great place to relax, in the morning where we would watch the squirrels and birds from the large kitchen window, in the evening get cosy in … More
6 Jan 2013
Very comfortable apartment ideally located for Broughton Street and the Playhouse. Princes Street and railway station is 10 minutes walk away. Even though it is 50 yards away from the very busy cosm… More
4 Oct 2012
"Wonderful apartment, great location"
We spent 3 days/2nights here at the beginning of October. Wanda could not have been more efficient or more helpful. We were able to arrive and leave whenever we liked (no having to wait for hotel room… More
25 Aug 2012
"Top spot for Edinburgh"
We stayed for a week of the 2012 Fringe, and this proved a great base for exploring edinburgh with one teenager who was with us, who slept on the comfortable sofabed.
We were able to walk to the myriad of fringe events. Good eating nearby, and every facility in the flat, which is well fitted out.
12 Jul 2012
"Beautiful home-from-home; baby/toddler-friendly."
After searching for 'luxury toddler-friendly apartment+Edinburgh New Town', the Forth Street property popped up with a handful of others. It immediately appealed with its beautiful pale decor and stylish furnishings and the fact it was set up with young children in mind - baby bath, high chair, travel cot, socket protectors, feeding bowls/cutlery etc etc.
Whether you have a little one or not, the owners have thought of everything and it really felt like a lovely spacious home-from-home in the heart of Edinburgh's East End. The bedroom is bijoux but ample as it's just for sleeping in and is more than compensated for by the huge, light-filled sitting room. The (separate) kitchen is charming and like the rest of the flat, very well equipped.
Owner could not have been more helpful with answering my questions and setting up the flat for us. All in all, a very comfortable and lovely place to stay.
Thank you so much for your review and I've ordered some protectors for the table top, I know my little one will be grateful for your advice.
The bed is an orthopedic mattress so it's well sprung and quite firm.
I'm so pleased you had a lovely time and wishing you all the best.
4 Jun 2012
"Comfortable centrally located flat decorated with style"
This flat is ideally situated within walking distance to everything you need. The flat is immaculate and has been decorated along simple yet classic lines. The bed was so comfortable I did not want to get out of it!!. All the comforts of home with a well stocked kitchen and spacious living room. Wifi was provided and that facilitiy is important to me. The Georgian classic interior with high ceilings is typical of old Edinburgh. I cannot recommend this vacation rental highly enough you will not be disappointed.
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