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Masterbedroom with kingsize bed, ensuite and dressing area.

Apartment / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

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Apartment / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

A beautiful, well equipped ground-floor apartment, in a quiet secure residential development, our goal is to make the apartment a home from home, so you can relax and enjoy your break in comfort.

Ideal for couples, groups or families who want easy access to the city, plenty of space (100 sq meters) in a peaceful environment. 10 – 15 minutes walk from the east end of Princes Street, with private parking.

A short walk to Edinburgh's many attractions, some things to mention, Holyrood Palace, The Parliament, The Castle, The Playhouse Theatre, Botanic Gardens and Princes Street.

We are proud to have achieved the Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star Award as well as Category 3 access for residents with mobility issues. We have welcomed many guests with varying requirements over the years.

The apartment is the perfect base from which to explore Edinburgh and Scotland.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Portobello 5.4 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Edinburgh 15 km, Nearest railway: Waverley 600 m
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
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, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture King Beds (1), Single beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 9
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Access Secure parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star Award.

Large, bright, clean, well equipped kitchen, there is a dish washer, washing machine/tumble drier, gas hob, electric oven, microwave, kettle, toaster, filter coffee maker. You will find a good selection of pots and pans, casserole dishes and oven trays. We supply tea, coffee, sugar, bin bags, kitchen roll, dishwasher tablets, washing up powder, freezer bags.

Separate dining area, with a table and six chairs.

Peaceful lounge, 2 new leather three seater sofas, 2 chairs, TV, Sky, DVD, WIFI, iPod docking station.

Master bedroom, king-size bed, en suite with large shower unit.

Two further bedrooms, both with twin single beds.

Bathroom, with bath and shower.

All bed linen and towels provided.

Kids cot, high-chair, pram, plastic bowls, plates tumblers etc available if required.

Gas central heating provides a warm and welcoming atmosphere all year round, along with instant and constant hot water.

Wheelchair access, stool for shower available, hand rail above the bath and one in the shower, Parking space, Category 3 access award for guests with mobility issues from the Scottish Tourist Board. Assistance dogs welcome, there is a park to walk a dog one minute away. I am happy to provide a water bowl. There is a magnifying glass. I have details of an excellent mobility shop that hires out scooters, chairs etc as and when required.

Further details outdoors

The apartment is located in a beautifully landscaped city centre development just a few minutes stroll to the top of Leith Walk.

The Edinburgh region

Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland. Located in the south-east of Scotland, Edinburgh lies on the east coast of the Central Belt, along the Firth of Forth, near the North Sea. Owing to its spectacular, rugged setting and vast collection of Medieval and Georgian architecture, including numerous stone tenements, it is often considered one of the most picturesque cities in Europe.

Edinburgh is the seat of the Scottish Parliament. The city was one of the major centres of the Enlightenment, led by the University of Edinburgh, earning it the nickname Athens of the North. The Old Town and New Town districts of Edinburgh were listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995. There are over 4,500 listed buildings within the city. Edinburgh is the world's first UNESCO City of Literature.

Edinburgh is well-known for the annual Edinburgh Festival, a collection of official and independent festivals held annually over about four weeks from early August. The most famous of these events are the Edinburgh Fringe (the largest performing arts festival in the world), the Edinburgh International Festival, the Edinburgh Military Tattoo, and the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Other events include the Hogmanay street party (31 December), Burns Night (25 January) and the Beltane Fire Festival (30 April). There is also the Edinburgh Marathon in May and the Moonwalk in June for the more active visitors.

Another annual event not to be missed, from the end of November until the beginning of January, Edinburgh hosts a lively Christmas Market, as well as an open air ice rink in Princes Street Gardens, there is a great buzz in the City, lots of shopping, Pantomine and Christmas Shows, all this festivity culminates with Hogmany Celebrations second to none, live music at The Castle, thousands of people at the Street Party, certainly something to experience at least once if you can.

Edinburgh regularly polls as one of the best places to live, having won more than 12 UK Best City Awards in 8 years to 2013. The city attracts 1 million overseas visitors a year. Tourism is an important economic mainstay in the city. In August of each year during the Edinburgh Festivals, we host over 4.4 million visitors, and generate in excess of £100m for the Edinburgh economy. Edinburgh is the second most popular tourist destination in the UK and was voted European Destination of the Year at the World Travel Awards 2012.

New Town

Leith Walk has a plethora of coffee shops and little cafes where you can grab some breakfast

There are numerous quality restaurants within minutes of the apartment, as well as a lovely selection of pubs to choose from, modern and traditional. There are five Michelin Star Restaurants close by, The Kitchin and Martin Wishart can be found at The Shore area in Leith, these along with The Plumed Horse, are all a few minutes in a taxi, while Number One and 21212 are within 10 minute walking distance.

We also have menus for our favourite home delivery available in the apartment, if you prefer a wee night in with your feet up.

Broughton Street has many award winning bars as well as Crombie's Butchers and Real Foods. Valvona and Crolla at the top of Leith walk is a wonderful Italian deli - a must for any foodies. Cannonmills and Stockbridge are within easy reach and both have some lovely independent retailers on their respective parades. Princes Street and George Street have all the usual highstreet names you would expect.

Things to do on your visit to Edinburgh, The Botanical Gardens, (The Hopetoun Village development has been built on the site of the Botanical Gardens from 1763 - 1820), Inverleith Park, Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, Scottish Parliment, Arthur's seat and Holyrood Park. Shopping - Multrees Walk hosting brands such as Louis Vuitton, Emporio Armani, Mulberry and Calvin Klein, with Harvey Nichols anchoring the development, Edinburgh is also home to the famous Jenners, John Lewis and the new Ocean Terminal.

For kids... Dynamic Earth, Deep Seaworld, Edinburgh Zoo, The Edinburgh Dungeons and lots of playparks and softplay facilities nearby.

Museums and Art Galleries

National Gallery of Scotland, Royal Scottish Academy, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Dean Gallery, City Art Centre, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Doggerfisher and Ingleby Gallery. The Museum of Scotland, the Royal Museum, the National Library of Scotland, National War Museum of Scotland, the Museum of Edinburgh, Museum of Childhood and the Royal Society of Edinburgh. The newly renovated Portrait Gallery.

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24 Feb 2013


"Spotlessly clean with everything you need for your stay."

Edele was very helpful, the location is quiet yet it's only a 15 min walk into town. Good value for the price, only downside was the lack of hot water by the 5th showers but it wasn't a major issue and the apartment is really good value for the price.

Thank you for your kind comments. Since your visit, another guest mentioned the hot water issue to me, so I had a plumber fix the problem immediately (the water pressure needed to be adjusted). The apartment has a combi boiler therefore there should be constant hot water regardless of how many showers guests have, it is now working properly again. I am very sorry all was not as it should have been for your stay. Kind regards Edele.

16 Jan 2013


"Great apartment in a fabulous location"

Great apartment in a fabulous location - close to shops, restaurants, theatre etc. Adele (owner) couldn't have been more accommodating. We (a family of five - 3 teenagers) lived very comfortably in the apartment for almost 3 weeks over the Christams period. There was plenty room to accomodate the 12 people we had (in total) for Christmas dinner. When we come back, this will definitely be our first choice for accommodation.

16 Aug 2012


"Brilliant !"

This is our second visit and once again had a fab time. The apartment is big, airy, and very clean it's like home from home! Edele the owner is a very welcoming person and nothing is a bother to her. We will definetly be back !

15 Jun 2012


"Very comfortable, well heated and central."

Stayed for a week in May. The weather was very cold with daily temperatures ranging from 7 to 11 degreesC. Coming from Darwin Australia it was a bit of a shock. We did manage to get around a bit mostly by taxi and saw all the big item things, the castle the museum etc. It was wonderful to come home to a beautiful centrally heated flat after our outings. Should we or our family ever visit Edinburgh again Murphy's Place would be the only place to stay. Many thanks Edele for meeting us when we arrived and letting us stay in your lovely apartment.

6 Nov 2011


"Like being home"

This was the second time I stayed at Murphy's Place and the next time I need a place in Edinburgh I won't think twice to book it again. Spacious, clean, fully furnished, in a quiet neighbourhood yet pretty central. To top if off, Edele is always there if you need anything. Totally recommended.

25 Jun 2011


"Excellent, was everything we hoped for."

We stayed at Murphy's Place to attend a family wedding and from the moment we arrived to meet Adele to be shown round we were delighted to find the apartment was everything we hoped for.Plenty of room for the five of us,exceptionally clean and well presented.An added bonus was the fact we were able to walk to Princess Street in about five to ten minutes.I will certainly be recommending Murphy's Place to any family and friends who intend visiting Edinburgh.

16 Jun 2011


"A warm welcome to a beautiful apartment."

This ground floor apartment had everything that we required. Edele was there to greet us and to show us around the well equipped and sparklingly clean apartment. It was ideally located for most of the major tourist attractions and delightful restaurants which we enjoyed sampling. We chose not to drive so we made good use of the taxis services and local buses recommended by Edele. I would highly recommend this apartment to all my friends - and we will definitely be back.

17 May 2011


"lovely apartment and excellent location"

what a beautiful clean apartment. big and spacious kitchen and living room. easy reservation process and very nice owner, Edele! i hope to go back to Scotland soon! Thanks for everything.

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      Calendar last updated:30 Aug 2015

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