Need more information about booking Home 1303814 ?

Payment Protection

from £149 / night help Price for guests, Nights

VISITED BY TRIPADVISOR

EDINBURGH TOWNHOUSE APARTMENT Apartment

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  • 2 nights min stay
VISITED BY TRIPADVISOR

Apartment / 2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Description from owner

Description

BEAUTIFUL EDINBURGH TOWNHOUSE APARTMENT FOR FAMILIES AND SMALL GROUPS (SLEEPS 4):THE KARAKA is a beautifully converted and decorated, family owned and managed, Edinburgh townhouse apartment, located in the Bruntsfield area of the city - a stone's throw from the Meadows - and a short walk from Edinburgh's city centre. This impressive home sits on the 1st floor in a grand, tranquil and residential street, in an area surrounded by an array of artisanal shops, cafes and bars. 1. A LITTLE BIT ABOUT US AND YOUR HOME IN EDINBURGHThe Karaka is a family owned and managed apartment. We take great pride in its upkeep, furnishings and your comfort. We, together with our wonderful housekeeper, Jan and cleaning lady, Irena all very much want you to feel at home, and will work together to ensure you have a truly wonderful stay in Edinburgh. If there is anything we can do to improve your stay with us, please let us know.2. OUR PRICES INCLUDE:Free high-speed wifi, Fresh bed linen & towels,

BEAUTIFUL EDINBURGH TOWNHOUSE APARTMENT FOR FAMILIES AND SMALL GROUPS (SLEEPS 4):THE KARAKA is a beautifully converted and decorated, family owned and managed, Edinburgh townhouse apartment, located in the Bruntsfield area of the city - a stone's throw from the Meadows - and a short walk from Edinburgh's city centre. This impressive home sits on the 1st floor in a grand, tranquil and residential street, in an area surrounded by an array of artisanal shops, cafes and bars. 1. A LITTLE BIT ABOUT US AND YOUR HOME IN EDINBURGHThe Karaka is a family owned and managed apartment. We take great pride in its upkeep, furnishings and your comfort. We, together with our wonderful housekeeper, Jan and cleaning lady, Irena all very much want you to feel at home, and will work together to ensure you have a truly wonderful stay in Edinburgh. If there is anything we can do to improve your stay with us, please let us know.2. OUR PRICES INCLUDE:Free high-speed wifi, Fresh bed linen & towels, Heating, hot water & electricity, Two sets of keys, A welcome & starter pack, (tea, coffee, hot chocolate, milk, shampoo, body wash, hand soap, dishwasher tablet, laundry tablet)3. ALL GUESTS ARE MET IN PERSON ON ARRIVAL:It is important to us to know that you have arrived safely, and have been acquainted with the facilities on offer in the apartment. We take pleasure in meeting you on arrival, to show you the apartment and answer any questions you have about your home in Edinburgh or the city itself.Shortly after confirming your reservation, we will email you a useful arrival guide for your stay, including driving directions, and how to reach us from the airport and train stations.4. THE APARTMENT & FACILITIESDRAWING ROOMThe Karaka boasts a vast drawing room, with beautifully restored and ornate cornicing and woodwork features. A large bay window offers sweeping views of the iconic Marchmont architecture.KITCHENA large, newly renovated, fully equipped kitchen offers ample room for cooking, lots of storage space and a large bright window.BEDROOMSTwo well appointed large bedrooms, offer huge windows overlooking gardens to the rear of the apartment. Both rooms have ample storage and hanging space for clothes and luggage. The double master bedroom offers comfortable seating and lots of space to relax. The second bedroom can be configured to offer guests either two single beds, or a king sized bed depending upon your needs.BATHROOMA huge bathroom, with bath/ shower, has large hanging mirror above the sink and lots of storage space.LINEN & TOWELSAll beds will be made up with fresh linen for your arrival.Egyptian Cotton body, hand and face towels are provided for each guest.LAUNDRY FACILITIESGuests are welcome to make use of our washer/ dryer in the kitchen. A drying rack, ironing board and iron are provided for guest use.4. TRAVELLING WITH CHILDREN:We are happy to provide a travel cot and high chair, free of charge.Please let us know if you would like them during your stay.Baby sitting services from £20/ hour.We have to wonderful, fully qualified baby sitters who would be delighted to share an evening or a day with your children.Our baby sitters work at one of Edinburgh's most prestigious day-care centres.If you require additional services, please do not hesitate to ask.5. WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE:The Karaka' is just 5 minutes by bus from Edinburgh City Centre and a short 20 minute, picturesque walk to all the action of Edinburgh.Sitting on a very grand and tranquil street, The Karaka is is surrounded by a wealth of local bars and restaurants and artisanal shops, hair dressers, cafes and eateries. It is a unique part of Edinburgh and home to many families and young professionals.Situated on the edge of meadows (Edinburgh's garden), which is home to one of Scotland's oldest pubs, the Golf Tavern, but is conveniently only 20 minutes walk from the city centre or 10 minutes on one of the 6 buses which practically pass the front door.Whether you are here for Christmas, Edinburgh's Hogmanay (New Year Party), Edinburgh International Festival, the Edinburgh Fringe, the Book Festival, the Jazz Festival, Edinburgh International Festival or a quiet weekend away, you couldn't be better placed than The Karaka.Are you visiting Edinburgh as part of a tour of Scotland? Why not stay at our sister property in the very heart of the Scottish Highlands as well? All our properties are listed on our Holiday Letting profile!6. CONTACTING US BEFORE OR DURING YOUR STAY:From the moment you book, you will be able to contact us by telephone and email. We do our best to be as communicative as possible and are always excited to hear from you. As well as our contact numbers, you will also have the contact number for our wonderful housekeeper, Jan. Whether you would like directions, local recommendations, dinner reservations or have any questions about the house, we encourage you to be in contact with us.7. LUXURY TRANSFERSTake the hassle out of travelling and let our charming driver Paul meet you on arrival at Edinburgh Airport and Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station and chauffeur you by Mercedes E-Class, Viano or (for an additional £10) by Mercedes S-Class, to the apartment.Transfers can be arranged at the time of booking or once your reservation has been confirmed:One way: £35 Return: £60 8. PARKINGParking is available, however, for a maximum of 4 hours at a time.Guests arriving by car, but not necessarily wishing to use the car during their stay, can make use of our free parking guide, available in the guest book at check-in. Free parking can be found a 5 minute drive from the apartment (a 15 minute bus ride).On street parking is available Monday - Friday from 8:30am - 5:30pm, outside the apartment for up to 4 hours at £1/ hour. On street parking is free from Monday - Friday after 5:30pm until 8:30am the following morning. On street parking is free on Saturday and Sunday.If you are bringing a car, ask us about parking prior to your arrival, or chat with us when you arrive. We will be glad to help you.9. OUR SISTER HOME IN THE HIGHLANDSTravelling by car in Scotland? Why not stay at our stunning sister house - My Ben Rye - overlooking Loch Tay, at the heart of Scotland. Guests booking to stay in Edinburgh will receive a 10% discount on bookings made at My Ben Rye - Loch Tay Cottage.My Ben Rye offers access to some of Scotland's finest countryside, Castles, walks, museums, craft-fares and much much more.We are looking forward to welcoming you to Edinburgh, please do contact us if we can answer any questions about our home,Us all.

Location description from owner

The Scotland region

The historic city of Edinburgh is to be visited year round! Home to major arts festivals, numerous theatres, home of Scottish rugby, museums and an array of pubs and restaurants, not to mention the world-heritage beauty of the city - there is so much to see and do. Whether you are coming for a family holiday, a short city break, a romantic getaway or for business, there is something for everyone.

Marchmont

THE KARAKA sits on the Bruntsfield Links, a stone's throw from the Meadows, Morningside and Bruntsfield. The apartment is a short and picturesque 20-25 minute walk from all the attractions of the city centre. It benefits also from being a short hop from the artisanal shops, cafes and bars of Bruntsfield. Try some of the finest chocolates, pubs, restaurants and beers in Edinburgh without venturing far. Our favourite places are all listed for you in our welcome guide on arrival.

More Less

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed, 2 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 Family bathroom

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

More Less

Access

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
View Policy

About the owner

Gavin C
Calendar updated:
26 Nov 2015
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish


This Apartment has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 08 Jan 2014. Located in Edinburgh, it has 4 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £903.

The property’s calendar was last updated on 26 Nov 2015.

Map

Map and how to get there

Map

Guest reviews

Excellent – based on 4 reviews Excellent
4 reviews

Write a review

Excellent
4
Very Good
0
Good
0
Poor
0
Terrible
0
Write a review
Review 1-4 of 4

Build your perfect trip, with Holiday Lettings & TripAdvisor

Book with confidence

Pay online to be covered by Payment Protection

Real opinions, real reviews

Genuine guest feedback from 100,000+ reviews

Safe, simple, secure

When you pay online with PayPal or by credit/debit card

Quick response times

Know where you're staying within 24 hours

Also consider

Scottish Highlands

1,223 properties

Edinburgh

1,061 properties

Argyll and Bute

605 properties

Fife

553 properties

Perth and Kinross

472 properties

Dumfries and Galloway

438 properties

Borders

334 properties

Aberdeenshire

332 properties

Glasgow

267 properties

Moray

179 properties

East Lothian

125 properties

Angus

73 properties

Orkney Islands

70 properties

Midlothian

50 properties

Isle of Arran

49 properties

Dundee

28 properties

Falkirk District

26 properties

North Lanarkshire

19 properties

Clackmannanshire

18 properties

Inverclyde

9 properties

Start a new search

This advert is created and maintained by the advertiser; we can only publish adverts in good faith as we don't own, manage or inspect any of the properties. We advise you to familiarise yourself with our terms of use.