Large Georgian Apartment
Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Perfect for both business and holiday rental, this extremely spacious 4 star superior quality home provides luxurious, comfortable and elegant accommodation in a fabulous city centre location.
All the main tourist attractions are within easy walking distance, as is Waverley Station (the city's main railway station).Princes Street is also only a 5 minute walk away and there is an abundance of shops, bars and restaurants that are even closer!
The apartment is very well served by local shops for your morning newspapers,milk & hot croissants and there are several bus stops with buses going into as well as out of the city, which are less than 1 minute walk away.
The property dates back to 1791 and occupies a large corner plot with a small park opposite. On entering you are greeted by a very elegant & welcoming hallway that has all rooms leading off. There are 3 large double bedrooms, 2 of which have their own en-suite facilities. These two bedrooms also benefit from zip/link beds which give you the flexibility of having 1 super king size bed or 2 single beds in each room. The 3rd bedroom has a king size bed. All 3 bedrooms are furnished to a very high standard and have both hairdryers and TVs with digital channels.
The apartment also has a very large and very well equipped dining kitchen with a dining table that can comfortably seat 8-10 people. There is a large elegant drawing room with a double sofa bed as well as 4 seater sofa and armchair. There is also a wide selection of DVDs, CDs, books, games and of course, WIFI. The family bathroom is fully tiled and has a bath with over bath shower. Including the 2 en-suites, this property provides you with 3 bathrooms in total (no queues in the morning!)
There is a constant supply of hot water, gas central heating and a lovely period style electric fire nestling in the huge Georgian fireplace in the drawing room. This combined with the provision of cosy blankets and hot water bottles (if needed!), ensure that even in the coldest winter day, your comfort is guarnteed
Guests will find welcoming touches on their arrival, such as complimentary toiletries, a welcome hamper of essentials including tea, coffee, preserves, bread, milk and biscuits as well as recommendations of places to visit & things to see. We even supply umbrellas for those rainy days!
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Portobello Beach 6 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh 20 km, Nearest railway: Waverley Train station 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|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors|
The apartment is in Gayfield Square, postcode EH1 3PA if you want to find it’s exact location.
The accommodation comprises:
. 3 large double bedrooms (2 can be made up as twin rooms)
. 2 of which are en-suite bedrooms
. family bathroom ( 3 bathrooms in total)
. very spacious, elegant drawing room with double sofa bed
. huge dining kitchen which includes range style double cooker, American style fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, coffee machine, juicer, toaster, kettle, microwave.
. TVs (digital channels) in ALL rooms
. WIFI internet access free of charge
. Linen & towels included
. Guest toiletries
. Welcome basket with tea, coffee, sugar, preserves, bread, butter, milk & biscuits
. Washing up liquid, dishwasher tablets, cloths, tea towels etc
. Heating, utilities & all taxes included
. No pets & non smoking
. A fully refundable security deposit is also required
. The apt is not suitable for Hen or Stag Parties or young single sex groups
The 2 en-suite bedrooms have zip/link beds giving you the flexibility of using each room with 2 single beds or 1 super king size bed. The 3rd bedroom has a king size bed.
A travel cot and high chair along with toddler dishes and cutlery are available on request
The Lothians region
Edinburgh is without doubt one of the most charming and attractive cities in the UK, maybe even in Europe. Visitors flock here from around the world, particularly in the Summer season and more so during the Edinburgh Festival which takes place in August. The city has many attractions which draw the crowds, there is the allure of the Festival itself, with thousands of performances each year during it's three week period - there is also the fascinating history of the city, with incredible stories intertwined with different parts of the city. Then there is the sheer beauty of the place, the architecture spanning centuries - the parks - the bridges - the monuments - and of course there is the Castle, a mind blowing piece of construction, sitting proudly on the Castle Rock, keeping watch over the city below.
All this combined undoubtedly makes Edinburgh a 'must see' stop on any travellers route around Europe.
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20 Nov 2012
"Fantastic apartment in a great location."
This lovely apartment had everything you would want or need and is only a few minutes walk from Princes Street. The owner was very friendly and helpful.
Many thanks Jacqueline for taking the time to write this review, it is very much appreciated!
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