Charming Stockbridge Colonies
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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Located in the heart of cosmopolitan Stockbridge. Established residential area less than one mile north of Edinburgh's City Centre and the famous Princes Street. Situated within the historical Stockbridge Colonies and minutes from the Royal Botanic Gardens.
The property is a traditional stone built double upper colonies apartment and retains many of the original features. These properties are very distinctive in Edinburgh. Accommodation comprises of an entrance hall, a spacious lounge with feature bay window, a luxury fully equipped fitted dining kitchen with a table to seat 6 (with gas hob, electric oven, fridge freezer, dishwasher and washer dryer), 2 well proportioned double bedrooms (both with double beds) and a newly renovated bathroom with freestanding bath and separate cubicle shower. The apartment is a double upper with its own front door and private garden, living areas are on the first floor and bedrooms on the upper floor.
The apartment sleeps 4 however we have fold down beds which can accommodate 2 children. The apartment is most suited to couples and families. Strictly no hen or stag parties.
There is use of a Bose MP3 player, DVD player, digital Roberts radio and a Wii with Wii fit.
WiFi/internet access is available through BT open-zone. It is free if you have a BT broadband account and you login with your BT broadband details, or you can pay as you go.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Portobello and Cramond 5 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh 15 km, Nearest railway: Waverley 2 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, Video player, 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||Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details outdoors|
Resident parking permits operate in surrounding streets and apply Mon-Fri 8.30am to 5.30pm; all times outside of this are free on single yellow lines. There is free parking about 10 - 15 minutes walk from the apartment
About this location
The Midlothian region
'Edinburgh', said the writer Robert Louis Stevenson, 'is what Paris ought to be'.
Its magnificent architecture shifts from the lofty tenements and narrow closes of its medieval Old Town as they tumble down the spine of the Royal Mile, to the grace and geometric precision of the Georgian New Town.
Above it all, in its towering splendour, stands the Castle.
Every step is a revelation - an alleyway which reveals an ancient courtyard, or a wynd which opens up a new panorama. And yet within this sweeping elegance is a compact city, a bustling city, and above all a city which rewards every visitor.
Beyond the city, the Lothian countryside provides a beautiful setting for the rich gems of the capital.
This is an area steeped in history, filled with castles, great houses and battle sites.
It's also the ancient home of the game of golf and you can find some of the great links and parkland courses of the world here.
In fact, the trails and parkland and miles of glorious coastline in the Lothians open up the countryside for everyone - from picnickers on the fine golden beaches, to walkers high in the Pentland Hills.
Located in the heart of cosmopolitan Stockbridge is a popular, established residential area less than one mile north of Edinburgh's City Centre and the famous Princes Street.
Full of character and offering a wealth of shops, boutiques, deli's, bars and restaurants, Stockbridge truly is a 'village within the city'.
A short distance away there is a Sainsbury's local and Waitrose supermarket with a retail park a 5 minute drive away offering a Marks and Spencers and various other high street brands.
Stockbridge is also a superb location for families and individuals with recreational amenities such as Inverleith Park, a swimming pool and gym on Glenogle Road opposite the apartment and the Royal Botantic Gardens is only a short walk away.
Stockbridge has become a culinary hub and boasts many fine restaurants including Tom Kitchin's Scran and Scallie, Rollo, Bon Vivant and Mark Greenaway's restaurant.
An excellent local bus service provides easy access to the City Centre and surrounding areas.
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28 Feb 2015
"Great Flat in Stockbridge"
The flat had everything you could need. The beds were very comfy and our children enjoyed the Wii. We all thoroughly enjoyed our 4 days at half-term. A superb base from which to explore Edinburgh at o… More
1 Dec 2014
"Brilliant stay, lovely location, great service!"
We visited Edinburgh for a long weekend with my dad and our 2 young children, 2 and 4.The place is lovely, spotlessly clean and in a great location. The owners provided a great service to us, very qui… More
21 Oct 2014
"Beautiful home, wonderful hosts"
Loved our stay here. My partner, myself and two of our friends were staying in edinburgh for a friend's wedding. Mark and Isobel (and Francis) were lovely, friendly hosts. They made the organsiat… More
18 Aug 2014
"Great for a family get together"
My two brothers, mother and I wanted to find a place where we could get together for one weekend and loved this place - whilst meeting up with local nephew, partner and young one. It offers an insigh… More
11 Aug 2014
"Charming home in a beautiful location"
Thank you for such a wonderful stay in your lovely home. Perfectly located in the heart of charming Stockbridge with many restaurants, boutiques and bars but also a few steps from the river and lovely… More
7 Jul 2014
Highly recommend this apartment. Clean & well equipped. Quiet location & within 15 minute walk to city centre. Dog friendly. Taxi £6 to the Playhouse. City beautiful & need several days to see … More
30 Jun 2014
"Couldn't ask for more!"
What a fantastic apartment in a fantastic location. The apartment is beautifully appointed, perfectly described, awesome neighborhood, and just so comfortable. Stockbridge is an amazing village just … More
29 Jun 2014
"Fantastic apartment in a great location"
Fantastic apartment in a great location that is close to all the action in Stockbridge yet really peaceful. It has loads of space, is well appointed and clean. We had a few teething problems with the … More
We are glad you enjoyed your stay and thank you for alerting us to the bathroom issues.
5 Jun 2014
I had the pleasure of staying in this house last weekend. It is great for family's, with a good park and swing park very close by. Lots of nice local eating places and only a short walk from Prin… More
19 May 2014
"Home from Home"
For me this property and its location are quintessentially Edinburgh. The property is in the lovely location of Stockbridge and, depending on how you want to cater for yourself there are plenty of ca… More
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