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Edinburgh City Apartment With Free Parking

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Apartment in Edinburgh, Edinburgh and Lothians, Scotland, UK - Quiet Street Yet Conveniently Located For Princes Street And Surrounding Attractions

This attractive apartment provides the best of both worlds; it is within walking distance of Edinburgh City Centre, but is situated in a quiet location with the added benefit of a parking space. With Princes Street and the City Centre only a short walk, you can easily be at the heart of Edinburgh’s shopping, historic and cultural district. For nightlife, the apartment offers convenient access to popular bars and restaurants to suit all tastes and pockets. And when you want a break from the bustle and excitement of the city, the peaceful Royal Botanic Gardens are within walking distance (approx. 15 mins), as are excellent transport connections to out of town attractions. The apartment itself contains two bedrooms, one with en-suite facilities. The lounge / dining area open out onto a small patio area, for which a table and chairs are provided.


Property Manager
Sam Mackay
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
11 December, 2017

About Sam Mackay

The property is owned by 3 generations of a family - mother and daughter Sue and Sam, and grandfather Les. We use the property to visit son Dave and his family.

Despite the fact we purchased the property when Les was 86, he played a very active role in getting the property ready.

Sue and Sam both live in Croxley Green in Hertfordshire. Sue manages a programming team and Sam runs her own business providing public sector research and consultancy.

Dave works for the Ingleby Gallery in Edinburgh - which is well worth a visit during your trip!

Sam Mackay purchased this apartment in 2009

Why Sam Mackay chose Edinburgh

With family living in Edinburgh we found ourselves frequently coming up stay in B&Bs. We loved the city and wanted to visit more often, and also liked the idea of having somewhere we could have a living space we could all share.

This particular location appealed because we felt it was very important to have parking and the proximity to the town centre made it a very attractive place to be based. There is a small children's play area which our nieces / grandchildren love to play in and we love being able to open the patio doors on a nice day (they do get them occasionally in Edinburgh!).

Although we often walk into the City centre the bus stop a few minutes walk away make it even easier to get around.

What makes this apartment unique

We bought the property knowing that we would want to let it out so we were careful to find somewhere that was located conveniently for town, had good parking and which was suitable for older generations and children alike. Although the building has a lift, the ground floor access is particularly helpful and meant we got the small patio area.

We have tried to furnish and equip it so that it could be a great home away from home for us, without it being too personalised. We have stayed in many B&Bs and flats around Edinburgh so we felt we had a good idea of what works and what doesn't.

Guestbook comments from the manager

"...all was perfect with the flat, from the instructions on how to get in to the flat itself. It suited us perfectly and I'm sure we will be in touch again on our next visit to Edinburgh..."



"We had a lovely time in Edinburgh and your flat was well located and very comfortable"



"Just wanted to say we are home now- the flat was great!...We'll definitely recommend it to our friends"



"The flat is perfectly situated in terms of access to the centre of Edinburgh...Felt perfectly safe walking home in the early hours of the morning. We will return."



"A great flat in a super location"



"Great family place ideally situated for a fantastic visit to Edinburgh. Thank you very much."



"Lovely flat. Clean and very comfy! Perfect for shopping, meals out and playhouse."



"So pleased we booked. Perfect for getting into the city and bus for Murrayfield".



"Flat well placed for exploring Edinburgh. Very well furnished and clean - can't think of a single thing that's missing."
Jan 2010
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Edinburgh in Scotland

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Ensuite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • En-suite comprising WC, wash-hand basin and large shower cubicle with electric shower. Family bathroom provides a WC, wash-hand basin and a bath with full shower + additional shower attachment.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , TV in this room
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Double bedroom with double bed and en-suite facility. There is a television in this room. A further double bedroom with two single beds. Both bedrooms have built- in wardrobes and freestanding units providing ample hanging and storage space.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • swimming
Notes:
Outside: There is a small patio area outside the property and we provide a small table and two chairs. There is a residents car park at the back of the property. One free parking permit is available to guests to allow them to park in this private area located immediately outside of the property. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: A single set of bed linen and towels are provided and included in the price. More can be made available for an additional cost. We don't offer a cleaning service during the stay, but this and additional sets of linen can be arranged for a small additional fee.

Reviews

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Edinburgh City Apartment With Free Parking
average rating of 4.633333 based on 31 reviews
5

Lovely apartment.

  • 5 of 5

Great apartment with lots of room and good facilities. 20min walk from city centre. Parking was never a problem in site parking spaces. Quiet location.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

A quiet and easy to use property

  • 4 of 5

We stayed here as a party of 3 adults. The flat was quick to get to from Waverley station and accessible for all transport and places to visit. There are some very good food shops nearby and a fully equipped kitchen in the flat.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Desborough, Northants.
5

Bright, clean apartment in perfect location

  • 5 of 5

The flat is clean and comfortable with everything you need for your stay in Edinburgh. We stayed for a week during the fringe and we were perfectly placed to walk to all the venues, whilst still being in a peaceful area. The check in and check out arrangements were simple and efficient (even when I locked my handbag inside on checking out!!). Overall we had a fantastic, relaxing week and will definitely book again next time we come to Edinburgh.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great

  • 5 of 5

Nice clean safe. Great location

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jacksonville, Florida/Austin, Texas
5

ID 8053008

  • 5 of 5

Great location! Very clean and neat! Ample parking! Quite enjoyable!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very clean & well furnished

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful unit, central location in town, able to walk to major attractions. Very neat & clean, everything you need for your stay.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Edinburgh
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Various
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Prestonfield Golf Club
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Edinburgh Waverley
Nearest Motorway
10.5 Miles
M8
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Various
Nearest Beach
3.6 Miles
Portobello Beach
Car: not necessary

Coast/Beach:

There are a number of beaches located near to Edinburgh. Cramond: A small beach which is easily reached by car or bus and is popular with local residents. Portobello: Located only 3 miles from Edinburgh, again easily reached by car or bus.

Heading further out of town, North Berwick is a beautiful seaside town with long beaches.

Travel:

The nearest airport is Edinburgh airport. A very good bus service operates which runs to Waverley train station in the centre of town. It is possible to walk to the flat from the station (15-20 minutes) or via the buses which run from the station. The tram now runs direct from the Airport through to York Place, 10 minutes walk from the property.

It is not essential to have a car to explore the city. Many attractions can be reached easily on foot and there is an excellent bus service. However, to explore beyond the city a car is useful. There is a City Car collection point close to the flat.

Further Details:

There is a Co-op a few minutes walk away as well as a Tesco Express also within 5 minutes walk. We regularly find these adequate to cater all our needs when we stay for a weekend (although we usually also treat ourselves to the award winning deli Valvona & Crolla which is also located only 5 minutes walk away). There are also a range of larger supermarkets all close by.

There are some lovely restaurants on Broughton Street, just over 10 minutes walk away.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Edinburgh, Scotland

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Low
13 Jan 2018 - 2 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£278
for 3 nights
From
£92
£480
£1,632
 
 
Mid
3 Feb 2018 - 18 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£318
for 3 nights
From
£106
£580
£2,110
 
 
Low2
19 Feb 2018 - 8 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£285
for 3 nights
From
£95
£509
£1,695
 
 
Mid
9 Mar 2018 - 12 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£318
for 3 nights
From
£106
£580
£2,110
 
 
Low2
13 Mar 2018 - 22 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£285
for 3 nights
From
£95
£509
£1,695
 
 
Mid
23 Mar 2018 - 24 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£318
for 3 nights
From
£106
£580
£2,110
 
 
High2
25 May 2018 - 19 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£366
for 3 nights
From
£122
£644
£2,385
 
 
Peak
20 Jul 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
£685
for 5 nights
From
£137
£890
£3,800
 
 
High
4 Sep 2018 - 27 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£354
for 3 nights
From
£118
£640
£2,375
 
 
Low2
28 Sep 2018 - 18 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£285
for 3 nights
From
£95
£509
£1,695
 
 
Mid
19 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£327
for 3 nights
From
£109
£580
£2,110
 
 
Low2
27 Oct 2018 - 6 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£285
for 3 nights
From
£95
£509
£1,695
 
 
High
7 Dec 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£354
for 3 nights
From
£118
£640
£2,375
 
 
Peak
21 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
£685
for 5 nights
From
£137
£890
£3,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
£900
for 6 nights
From
£150
£1,000
£5,000
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

We can occasionally accept 2 night bookings, especially for late bookings and in low season or to fill gaps in-between bookings.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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