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House In Quiet Residential Area With Enclosed Garden

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

House in Edinburgh, Lothians, Scotland - Peaceful Location With Good Transport Links To All Parts Of The City

This spacious house is modern and situated in a lovely part of Edinburgh. It is situated near two parks, both less than 5 minutes walk away. There is plenty parking on the street, but also close to many bus stops. The tram stops 10 minutes from the house. Edinburgh zoo is 10 minutes walk away. Murrayfield International Rugby Stadium is 5 minutes by car and only 10 minutes in the bus. The garden is enclosed so it is suitable for children,and it gets the sun in the evening so it is a good place to relax after a

hard day sight seeing. There are many shops close by and the Gyle shopping centre is 5 minutes by car.

The property has wifi.

More Details

Margaret Wood
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2018

About Margaret Wood

The property is owned by Margaret and Mick Wood. We live in Derbyshire and have two children Hayley and Ross and 3 grandchildren, Demi, Jacob and Nancy.The house was the childhood home of Margaret. It has been in our family since it was built in 1958.

Edinburgh has very strong ties for me and although my home is in Derbyshire I wanted to keep a base in Edinburgh. The whole family now enjoy holidays in Edinburgh, now with their own families and friends.

I wanted my grandchildren to be aware of their Scottish roots and there is so much to show them in and around Edinburgh.

Margaret Wood purchased this house in 1950

Why Margaret Wood chose Edinburgh

The house is in a very good location both for Edinburgh itself and all the transport links. A car is not essential but there is plenty free parking outside the house. We completely modernised it and set it up as the type of holiday let we ourselves would want. We hope our guests enjoy staying as much as we do.

What makes this house unique

The house is very spacious and in a very quiet area.

We have free wifi.

The transport links by rail, plane and car are excellent.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Edinburgh in City of Edinburgh

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • town
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • The property has a large walk in shower. This room is suitable for people with mobility problems.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 is very large with a double bed. Bedroom two also has a double bed.
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • swimming
Outside: There is an enclosed garden to the rear of the property with a flower bed on one side, the rest is paved. There is garden furniture to seat 4 people and a barbecue. The garden gets the evening sun. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included. The property can be cleaned mid holiday but a charge will be made for this. There is a small extra charge when the sofa bed is used (6 people) Any bank transfer charges will be taken from the damage security deposit.


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House In Quiet Residential Area With Enclosed Garden
average rating of 4.5 based on 6 reviews

Comfortable fabulous holiday home

  • 5 of 5

The house is very equipped and suitable for all needs. Quiet location, easy transport links to bus and tram. Friendly hosts go out of the way to assist you at any time.

Clean and has the home from home feeling,

Highly recommended and will be going back,

Thanks Margaret and mike for a great stay

  • Review Submitted: 17-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Wendy for this great review. It was a pleasure to have you as guests and hope you return soon.
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Un lugar cómodo para descubrir Edimburgo

  • 4 of 5

Lo mejor: La comodidad de las habitaciones, el supermercado y la panadería de las calles cercanas, el rápido contacto con los dueños y la facilidad de recoger y dejar las llaves. Un poco lejos del centro.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nice and quiet

  • 4 of 5

Very good place to stay in a quiet area. Very close to the zoo and the tram to go to town. Clean and tidy.

  • Review Submitted: 14-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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very well kept property bright and spacious

  • 5 of 5

We rented this property for a few days in October 2016. Lovely house in a very well kept Neighbourhood. Close to all amenities, shops bus stops and Trams, Magaret keeps a very clean house very comfortable everything you need for your stay. lovely big spacious bedrooms. I would recommend this property to all of my friends and Family.

Anne and Ged Curran

  • Review Submitted: 14-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great week

  • 5 of 5

We rented this lovely home for a week while attending a family wedding. Great spot, handy to transport and also taxis to city were never over £15. Really nice to be able to relax back 'at base' when it was such a busy week.

Highly recommend this clean well presented home.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: September 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Home from home

  • 4 of 5

Stayed for 4 nights,lovely accommodation,clean,good size rooms

,a lovely homely feeling. Area very quiet and peaceful, good access to main transport routes and trams close by,very handy for murryfield stadium.have already recommended it to family and friends and very much hope to use it again soon. No wifi might put some people off but not us. Thank you Margaret and Mike, was a pleasure .

  • Review Submitted: 13-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: September 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
4.3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Corstorphine inn
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Carrick knowe
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Car: not necessary

There is a large 24 hour supermarket 5 minutes from the house

Coast/Beach: Crammond beach is

15 minutes by car


Edinburgh airport is 10 minutes by car and there is also a bus which stops 10 minutes walk from the house. The tram stops 10 minutes from the house. Haymarket station is also only 10 minutes by car. A car is not necessary as there are very good transport links into the city and all attractions in and around Edinburgh.


The Ryder Cup venue (Gleneagles) is approximately an hours drive away.

Further Details:

There is a large 24 hour Tesco 2 minutes drive from the house. The village of Corstorphine has many pubs, restaurants, shops and banks and is only 10 minutes walk from the house.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Edinburgh, Scotland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Edinburgh festival
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Please ring us if you have any questions about the house or area. Booking is done directly with us. A 25% deposit is required at the time of booking and full payment must be made 6 weeks before arrival. A security deposit of £100.00 is required and this will be return after the cleaner has been in at the end of the holiday.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is usually Saturday but the house can be let for weekend or mid week breaks. 3 nights is the minimum let. Arrival is 3pm and departure is 11am.

We take payment by direct bank transfer. Deposit of 25% is taken immediately on booking. The balance is due six weeks before arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.