5 Wellington Place
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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Wellington Place is a truly unique property. The town house was originally designed for a wealthy merchant because of its proximity to the old trading centre of Leith docks and retains a wealth of original features: extravagant plasterwork , marble fireplaces, etched glass windows and original shutters on all windows.
A stunning bow-ended master bedroom which would most likely have been the original dining-room, as suggested by the marble fireplace and etched glass windows is a relaxing place to spend time after a day sightseeing in the historical city.
These original features have been combined with the open-plan style and contemporary features of 21st-century living to provide a calm and relaxing environment. The modern open plan kitchen and dining area have all the appliances one would expect from a state of the art kitchen while retaining the original grand period features of the room. The lounge also has a remotely controlled gas fire, very authentic, within an impressive Georgian fireplace for cosy nights in. All windows have working shutters.
The property comes with state of the art media entertainment and communications including; 40" Sony flat screen - full HD, Blue Ray DVD, fast broad band via wifi. This place is seriously cool!
There is also plenty of free on-street parking, a major asset in any city. The nearest bus route is just 5 mins. round the corner with buses departing every 5 minutes directly to Prices Street, where the journey time is approx 10 mins - so extremely close to the city centre without the same extent of noise and traffic.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Portobello 2 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, 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 International 20 km, Nearest railway: Edinburgh Waverley 5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Telephone, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors|
Accommodation comprises of a large bright open plan kitchen with fully fitted modern appliances ; dishwasher, washing machine and tumble drier. From the kitchen access is gained to an open plan living and dining area with ample seating for 6 round the main table. This living space is equipped with a full range of both visual and audio technology and Wireless internet connection.
There is an assortment of sleeping accommodation at Wellington Place to suit each groups’ needs ranging from twin bedded to king size double . Each bedroom has ample storage and working shutters. An extra bed can be made up via pull out bed or large and comfortable sofa for a fith person (additional charges apply).
Bathing facilities consist of 1 fully modernised bathroom with over bath shower .
|Further details outdoors|
Over looking parkland "Leith Links" The Home of golf. Free parking! Private. main door entrance.
ALL BOOKINGS INCLUDE
· Free on-street parking
· Bed linen with beds made up for your arrival
· Fresh towels
· Coffee, tea, milk, sugar
The Edinburgh region
Edinburgh is the breathtakingly beautiful capital of Scotland, an exciting place to visit at any time of year. Edinburgh offers you superb sightseeing, historic buildings to explore, quiet galleries and museums to intrigue you, thrilling new attractions to discover, serious shopping, a vast choice of excellent Restaurants, Bistros, Wine Bars, Pubs and Cafes, and nightlife to suit all tastes.
Home to The Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the biggest arts festival in the world, with something for everyone: theatre, comedy, music, dance, exhibitions and much more, Wellington Place offers an excellent base for experiencing this truly unique event.
Wellington Place is located to the north of the city centre and is increasingly popular due to its close proximity to the Scottish Executive Office at Victoria Quay. The nearby Ocean Terminal complex offers a number of retail outlets including Debenhams, British Home Stores, Marks and Spencer's Food Hall, a range of restaurants and a Multiplex Cinema. The main attraction however, is the Royal Yacht Britannia.
The area offers a range of local shopping facilities which cater for day to day needs with a more comprehensive variety available in nearby Great Junction Street, the Kirkgate Shopping Centre and Leith Walk. The nearest supermarket is three minutes from the front door.
Recreational amenities include the park land of Leith Links opposite apartment ( the home of golf), choice of two swimming pools very nearby; Waterworld being more for the kids, Leith Baths a restored Victorian pool with loads of character.
The amazing open space of Holyrood Park and Arthur's Seat, whilst the fashionable shore district offers an increasingly large choice of good restaurants and wine bars. Golf courses include Potobello and Craigentinny.
The world’s best New Year celebrations take place in Edinburgh with over 80,000 revelers in Edinburgh city centre each New Year to bring in the New Year in style.
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