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Fabulous & Grand 1st Floor Flat – Period Features and Immaculately Refurbished

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet

Overview

About the property

Apartment on The Meadows, Central Edinburgh, Scotland - Easily Walkable To Everywhere, Moments From Edinburgh’s Incomparable Meadows And Bruntsfield Links

Formerly my home, and just revamped top to bottom, you’ll be in one of Edinburgh’s most smart, relaxed and young-at-heart neighbourhoods. Marchmont has always been characterised by academics, professionals and Edinburgh University students living easily side-by-side, and so it remains - Marchmont’s allure is as strong as ever. The streets are peppered with independent shops and eclectic coffee stops so you’ll want for nothing locally. however the blissful green expanse of Bruntsfield Links and The Meadows are two minutes away. Walking across the latter (under the gaze of Arthur’s Seat to the east) will see you in the city centre amidst all of Edinburgh’s attractions in 15 pleasant minutes. Accessed via a clean and well-lit shared stairway (kept secure by an entryphone system), the flat is happily only one flight up. And once inside you’ll appreciate the restrained but luxurious surroundings, the extraordinary period features, the high ceilings and sheer scale of the accommodation.


Owner
Martin or Weng
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
26 July, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Bruntsfield in Edinburgh

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Long bathroom, beautifully tiled & panelled and containing quality sanitary fittings. Instant hot water is available to the large bath, over-bath shower or basin, over which a huge, heated & lit mirror is inset.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot
  • Huge and warmly lit, with sumptuous super-kingsize bed, dressing table, armchair and stunning Victorian fireplace. Separate Dressing Room lies off, with full-height full-width wardrobes. A quality travel cot is available and can be set up for you.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Notes:
Marchmont is a vibrant & free-spirited neighbourhood which is very at ease with itself, being smart but unpretentious - and the young-at-heart will feel instantly comfortable The flat is very dear to us having been owned for 20 years, and having been home. This, and the good relationship we have with our excellent friendly neighbours, means it's never going to be a party pad so it won't be for everyone. But respect that view and you'll find an endearing home-from-home to which we feel sure you'll want to return. Sadly at this time we can't accept pets, and do note that the apartment is strictly non-smoking. Do get in touch for a friendly response to any questions you might have, and if you decide it's for you we wish you a good time and wonderful memories. And haste ye back! On your arrival the property will be set up with fresh bed linen, towels and dish towels. You can wash anything easily any time, but for longer stays extra linen can be provided by prior arrangement. A quiet and warmly-lit den off the hall provides a sanctuary for working, reading, study or quiet time. Blackout blinds throughout, whilst the hall provides loads of clothes-hanging space and a walk-in storage cupboard.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(21 traveller reviews)

Fabulous & Grand 1st Floor Flat – Period Features and Immaculately Refurbished
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews
Frisco, Tx and Norman, Okla
5

Beautiful and comfy apartment in great location

  • 5 of 5

The apartment has been beautifully decorated and feels like home when you walk in. Comfortable king size bed in the back of the apartment makes it a quiet place to sleep. large kitchen that has been well stocked. We appreciated the bottle of wine and breakfast items provided for us . The location is perfect, a quick 15 minute walk and you're in Old Town, or can catch a bus/taxi outside the door. Highly recommend

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Calgary, Alberta Canada
5

Excellent location, comfortable apartment, with everything you need close by

  • 5 of 5

Large and tastefully decorated apartment situated in a great neighborhood with many amenities conveniently located , all within walking distance. Very nice walk across the Meadows (green space) in order to reach the city centre, but a cab stand is directly across the street from the apartment.

Martin and Weng are great hosts and communicators, so you will have all the information you need.

We enjoyed a wonderful stay in Edinburgh, on Marchmont Rd., and would highly recommend this apartment.

Calgary, Alberta Canada

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Prefect Place to Stay in Edinburgh !

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in any different VBRO properties in many countries and have had very good experiences.....and this is one of the best! This was our first trip to Edinburgh and the apartment could not have been in a better location or more comfortable and welcoming. The rooms are large, airy and really well furnished / decorated. We definitely got the sense that the owners must also be travelers and understood how to make a visitor feel welcomed. The communications and extra help was outstanding. The apartment was quite, clean and stocked with everything we needed and more. We loved the art work and our morning coffee in the sunning bay window overlooking the street. We really like Edinburgh and when planning to return our first e mail will be to see if Martin and Weng's apartment is available ! Would easily recommend to our many traveling friends.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A wonderful apartment

  • 5 of 5

What a perfect place to stay on a weekend in Edinburgh, great location , beautiful apartment with everything you might need and the landlords were wonderful,helped us in every way possible. So happy we found this little gem.

only slight shame was a little noise from neighbours at night but it didn't go on too late.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Well-furnished, comfortable apartment in an upscale neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

We are Homeaway/VRBO hosts ourselves, and are therefore very picky about where we stay. We went to Edinburgh to visit our daughter who is studying at the University, but would recommend this place for anyone visiting the city. From the beginning, Martin & Weng were professional and communicative. The apartment is located in an upscale neighborhood, a 15-20 minute walk (or 5-pound cab ride) to the University, the Royal Mile and other tourist attractions. There are supermarkets and some very good restaurants in the neighborhood, as well as the Meadows park, which is perfect for a long walk or run.

In the US, we would consider the apartment to be on the second floor. The apartment was clean, quiet and well-decorated, with modern appliances in a historic brownstone building. On one side, it looks out over a green back yard. Martin and Weng had breakfast food and wine ready for us in the kitchen when we arrived. The bed was comfortable and there was plenty of closet space. We even enjoyed the books in the large living room.

We would highly recommend this apartment to anyone looking for a comfortable and convenient place to call home in Edinburgh.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Berkeley CA
5

The property was outstanding- beautifully decorated and very comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time while in the flat and would definitely rent it again

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Car: not necessary

Coast/Beach:

The East Lothian coast with its myriad walks, links courses and pretty coastal towns can be reached quickly by car or train, as can the East Neuk of Fife with a string of charming fishing villages.

Travel:

Edinburgh Airport (with flights to Europe, and multiple daily flights to London) is reached by a cheap & regular bus service stopping at the West End, Princes Street, Waverley Station.

Edinburgh's mainline rail stations serve the entire UK.

Car use isn't required in Edinburgh since everywhere is walkable, but drivers will find paid on-street parking in surrounding streets (Mon-Fri) and free on-street parking a short walk away. Long-term parking is also found in the city's main car parks.

Distances:

Since Edinburgh is a compact city and a joy to walk around, distances are irrelevant given the proximity to the city centre. However those wishing to explore further afield will find Glasgow, Stirling, Perth and St Andrews within easy reach by car or public transport, with the majestic Highlands and the rural Scottish Borders quite feasible for day trips for those with a car.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Bruntsfield, 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
 
High 17
30 Jun 2017 - 3 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£357
for 3 nights
From
£119
£714
 
 
Festival 17
4 Aug 2017 - 27 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£495
for 3 nights
From
£165
£990
 
 
High 17
28 Aug 2017 - 1 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£357
for 3 nights
From
£119
£714
 
 
Mid 17
2 Oct 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£297
for 3 nights
From
£99
£594
 
 
Low 17
27 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£267
for 3 nights
From
£89
£534
 
 
Festive 17
22 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£540
for 4 nights
From
£135
£810
 
 
Low 18
2 Jan 2018 - 26 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£297
for 3 nights
From
£99
£594
 
 
Mid 18
27 Apr 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£327
for 3 nights
From
£109
£654
 
 
High 18
29 Jun 2018 - 2 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£375
for 3 nights
From
£125
£750
 
 
Festival 18
3 Aug 2018 - 26 Aug 2018
4 night minimum stay
£700
for 4 nights
From
£175
£1,050
 
 
High 18
27 Aug 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£375
for 3 nights
From
£125
£750
 
 
Mid 18
1 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£327
for 3 nights
From
£109
£654
 
 
Christmas 18
22 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
£540
for 4 nights
From
£135
£810
 
 
New Year 19
29 Dec 2018 - 1 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
£700
for 4 nights
From
£175
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£297
for 3 nights
From
£99
£594
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Cancel more than 60 days from arrival: 100% of total cost refunded
Cancel more than 30 days from arrival: 50% of total cost refunded
(upon cancellation the Damage Deposit is of course refunded in full)
We recommend travel insurance to protect against unplanned cancellation.

Changeover Day:
Changeover days are completely flexible, but we would appreciate you arriving no earlier than 15 30 on arrival day, and kindly vacating by 10 30 on the day of departure. Any variance must be by prior agreement please, but we will always try to help.

Notes on prices:
Stay more than 6 nights = 1 night free, more than 13 nights = 2 nights free. Payments by bank transfer or personal cheque in £GBP sterling please. In the case of last-minute bookings, funds must be cleared before access can be given. A £200 Damage Deposit is required for very serious damage or very excessive cleaning, refunded within a day or two of your departure. Please note our cancellation policy and kindly insure yourself against cancellation.

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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