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Location, Location, Location!!

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,614 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

A Two Bedroom, Two Bathroom Luxrious Apartment In The Heart Of Edinburgh.

Castle Terrace in the historic West End. It is south facing with high ceilings,huge sash windows and working shutters. The stunning lounge has comfortable seating for six, TV and wifi

The master bedroom has a luxurious super king size bed and an ensuite with shower. There is a second large double bedroom, a family bathroom with shower over the bath. There is a double sofa bed is in the dining room which affords a third couple a separate room.

There is a brand new kitchen with dishwasher and washing machine.

The apartment is on the first floor. There is no lift.

In common with other capital cities parking is expensive and difficult.

More Details

Owner
Val Leek
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 October, 2017

About Val Leek

The main attractions in Edinburgh for me are my two wee grandsons.

Based in the North East of England ,Castle Terrace is our second holiday apartment in Edinburgh -the first purchased in 2004.

Val Leek purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Val Leek chose Edinburgh

A Coup de Coeur It was love at first when I walked into this apartment.

What makes this apartment unique

Classical elegance, modern kitchen and bathrooms,/sunny position and unbeatable location. It simply has it all.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Old Town in Edinburgh

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 10:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 15:30
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Do help yourself to kitchen and bathroom consumables. Do not interfere with stored duvets or bedding
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • The master bedroom has a luxurious super king bed, wardrobe dressing table and bedside cabinets and an ensuite. The large second double room has a wardrobe, bedside cabinets and ample room for travel cot.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(64 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.671875 based on 64 reviews
Sarasota, Florida
5

Couldn’t have asked for more

  • 5 of 5

As the title states, we really could not have asked for more. The apartment was warm and inviting, and we really felt as if we were coming home every night!

The beds were comfortable, the linens were fluffy and nice, and the towels were plush and plentiful. We made good use of both the living and “dining” rooms - though the dining room is more like a second living space (fantastic!). We had plenty of toilet paper, dish soap, and even some shampoo to choose from. We left behind some coffee pods and laundry detergent, and we appreciated that previous guests had done the same. We had all of the dishes we could have needed, though we cooked in only one night. The traditional drying rack was so clever, and it actually took us a bit to find it! Dry-hanging our clothes is definitely not something we are used to, so we did venture out a little wet the next morning. But we learned quickly!

I really cannot say enough about this apartment. The views from the front door include the castle to your left, and historic streets straight ahead. The castle is a 5-7 minute walk up the corner, and Grassmarket is roughly the same if you head straight. It is an absolutely breathtaking city, and the flat exceeded our expectations. Although there were only two of us, we made use of both bedrooms (why not?) and bathrooms.

We will definitely be back to Edinburgh, and we will definitely stay here again! Don’t skip this one - it is incredible!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay in Edinburgh and the apartment Another fan of the dolly drier- love it Look forward to welcoming you back
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Marion, IL
5

Fantastic location at edge of old town!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this property due to its location in Edinburgh. The Listening accurately shows the view up the hill to the back side of the Castle. The bedrooms were quite spacious as well as the TV room. The property is quite close to Grassmarket Square with its variety of restaurants and shops. The kitchen has modern appliances. And the clothes drying rack which can be raised out of the way works quite well. Master bed was quite comfortable and seemed to be a genuine king size. The wooden shutters were quite tasteful and worked well to block out light and for privacy. I would highly recommend this property for someone wanting to be near the historical part of Edinburgh and the Royal Mile.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cape Cod
5

Elegant apartment in a perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in this Castle Terrace flat. So beautiful, well appointed and comfortable! The location could not have been better. We highly recommend it as a fine home away from home.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved having you stay Another 5 star guest!
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5

Perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay. We were able to walk to everything that we wanted to see in Edinburgh; including places in "New Town". There is a pay parking lot close by if you have a car. Every restaurant and pub that we went to had good food and and drinks. We felt perfectly safe walking everywhere, even at night. Plenty of room for 2 couples. There was a grocery store right up the street.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great location

  • 4 of 5

The flat was the most comfortable self catering accommodation I have rented during festival time. It was in a great location within easy reach of north and south sides of the city. Being round the corner from the Traverse Theatre is a big bonus.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Silver Spring, Maryland, USA
5

Wonderful flat in a central, but quiet location

  • 5 of 5

My husband, sister and I stayed at Castle Terrace for 3 weeks during the 2017 Edinburgh Theater, Fringe and Literary Festivals. Castle Terrace is centrally located for Festival activities - but on a quiet street. The apt is very large, offering lots of privacy for three of us in two large bedrooms (also would be good for 2 couples). The master bedroom has a full ensuite bath and the second bedroom has it's own full bath in the hall. All rooms - living, dining, kitchen, baths, and bedrooms, are well furnished and equipped. For example, we ate most meals at home in an extremely well-stocked kitchen. The apt also is quite bright, with lots of windows looking into the garden on one side of the apt and onto the street on the other side. Val is responsive and helpful and immediately addressed our questions and issues. We look forward to future visits and cannot think of a better place to stay in Edinburgh.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Edinburgh Airport
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
The Footlights
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Bruntsfield
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Waverly Street station
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Edinburgh ring road
Nearest Restaurant
10 Metres
Castle Terrace
Nearest Ski
10 Kilometres
artificial ski slope Pentlands
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Portobello
Car: not necessary

Castle Terrace is a luxurious apartment in the heart of Edinburgh.

This attractive property is located in the historic Old Town district at the foot of Edinburgh Castle. Steeped in some of Edinburgh’s greatest history. Greater Grassmarket is only minutes walk away from the apartment and to the popular Royal Mile. The apartment is conveniently located for Lothian Road which has a wide and varied range of amenities including shops, restaurants, bars and bistros. Stroll along the old George IV Bridge, where you’ll meet the famous Greyfriars Bobby, before walking through some of Edinburgh’s oldest and most photographed streets including Candlemaker Row, Victoria Street, West Port and our famous view of the great Edinburgh Castle. A vibrant and popular meeting place for visitors and locals alike, you can soak up the medieval atmosphere and enjoy its splendid views of the nearby castle. The area is well served by buses, the new City tram service and an express bus runs from Waverley Station to Edinburgh International Airport. The railways stations of Waverley and Haymarket

This incredibly beautiful city is easy to explore on foot. Princes Street, The Royal Mile and the lively Grassmarket are a few minutes walk away. For outlying attractions (The Royal Yacht Britannia, The Botanic Gardens, Dynamic Earth etc) the hop on hop off tourist bus stops a few metres away. Every Saturday there is a farmers' in Castle Terrace. This will satisfy anyone wishing to taste Scottish fare with porridge, croissants, bacon and Angus beef burgers and cheese to sample. If more serious self catering is on the agenda you will find Scottish cheeses, venison, fresh fish and seafood, smoked salmon and haddock, Aberdeen Angus Beef, lamb and mutton.

The nearby restaurants and bars are too numerous to mention and will suit every taste and pocket.. The Castle Terrace Michelin starred restaurant is just next door, the Usher Hall and theatres just behind the apartment. Despite their close vicinity you will get a good night's sleep as the location of the apartment is not on a main thoroughfare for traffic or revellers.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Old Town, Edinburgh and Lothians

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Autumn/Fall
1 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£520
for 4 nights
From
£130
From
£150
Fri,Sat,Sun
£800
£3,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
low season
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£240
for 2 nights
From
£120
From
£150
Fri,Sat
£700
£2,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Festive Period
1 Dec 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£260
for 2 nights
From
£130
From
£150
Fri,Sat
£800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas/New Year
20 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,250
for 7 nights
£1,250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Low season
6 Jan 2018 - 2 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
£260
for 2 nights
From
£130
From
£150
Fri,Sat
£600
£2,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring Half Term
3 Feb 2018 - 18 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£390
for 3 nights
From
£130
From
£150
Fri,Sat
£700
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Low
19 Feb 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£260
for 2 nights
From
£130
From
£150
Fri,Sat
£700
£2,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Easter /Mid season
31 Mar 2018 - 25 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
£560
for 4 nights
From
£140
From
£150
Fri,Sat
£800
£2,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
High season
26 May 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
£710
for 5 nights
From
£140
From
£150
Fri,Sat
£900
£3,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Festival
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,167
for 7 nights
£5,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn/Fall mid
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
£560
for 4 nights
From
£140
From
£150
Fri,Sat,Sun
£800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£300
for 2 nights
From
£150
£800
£3,000
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The midweek rate is for a minimum of 3 nights. any 2 night stay is subject to weekend rates. The rental rate includes the cost of linen and towels for up to 2 guests The rental rate includes meet and greet and cleaning the apartment at the end of the letting period.
For parties over 2 there is an additional charge of £15 per head per night
There are no additional taxes or charges

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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