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Fabulous spacious apartment to suit all!

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Apartment in Edinburgh, Scotland - Perfect Location With Easy Access To Centre Of Town

This property is a short bus ride from the city centre. It is close to many places of interest, The Botanical Gardens, The Royal Yacht Britannia, Portobello Beach, The Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre and Cinema, the Water of Leith, to name but a few. The surrounding restaurants and bars are superb, having atmosphere and character, superb food, and are only a 5 minute stroll away. The shopping centre is well worth a visit, and when the bags get too heavy, head home and unload, ready to start again!


Owner
Diana Callander
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
14 November, 2017

About Diana Callander

I live in the sleepy town of Kelso in the Borders, and work part-time in a local Doctors Surgery. At weekends I love to head up to the city and enjoy the buzz and faster pace of life. I have always loved the area of Leith, mainly for the restaurants and the stunning views, and was lucky enough to find this wonderful converted whisky warehouse 12 years ago. It has all the charm of an old building but a modern interior. I used to have a soft furnishings business so have made all the curtains etc and enjoyed making a few quirky bits and pieces too which can be found in various rooms throughout the apartment.

I love meeting my guests if work allows, and answering any questions they may have. It is very important to me that their stay is the best it possibly can be!

Diana Callander purchased this apartment in 2002

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Could not ask for more!"

"Perfect location for exploring this wonderful city"

"Spacious, clean, cozy, we will definitely be back"
Aug 2014
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Location

Travel:

Edinburgh airport is a 30 minute taxi ride away or the No. 34 bus comes all the way to Leith. Waverley Station is a ten minute taxi ride away, or hop on a bus down to Leith from Princess Street. They run every five minutes. If travelling by car, there is ample parking at the door on the cobbled tramlines in front of the building.

Further Details:

We have an Asda, a Tesco and a Lydls, and a Marks and Spensers Food Hall, all within 3/4 mile, so guests are spoilt for choice! There are many of the main shops in the Ocean Terminal such as Debenhams, British Home Stores, Gap, French Connection, Fat Face, to name but a few. Also a very good Whisky Shop if you like to enjoy!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Leith in Edinburgh

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • town
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • The ensuite has a large double shower. The main bathroom has a shower head, and bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The master bedroom has a double bed and ensuite shower room. Next door is a twin bedroom. At the opposite end of the apartment there is a further twin and a second bathroom. All bedrooms have ample hanging space and storage space. Linen provided.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Notes:
Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and linen are provided.

Reviews

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Fabulous spacious apartment to suit all!
average rating of 4.8 based on 11 reviews
5

Well Worth Staying

  • 5 of 5

Will definitely stay here again lovely apartment that has all that you require for a very pleasant stay. Dianna the owner could not have been more helpful even down to having milk in so you could arrive and have that all important cup of coffee after the journey (Thank You Dianna) The apartment is well situated with a bus stop just a few minutes away and a regular service to take you into the town centre. Right on you doorstep just a 10 minute walk away you have the Royal Yacht Britannia and the Ocean Drive shopping centre.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice apartment. The owner was a pleasure to deal with.

  • 4 of 5

Well kept and convenient for leith and Edinburgh

  • Review Submitted: 29-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Flat was lovely and in a good location

  • 5 of 5

Very spacious and clean

  • Review Submitted: 24-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderfully spacious and well kept 3 bdrm

  • 5 of 5

We were traveling for a celebratory vacation for my son's graduation and wanted a place to stay close to Edinburgh. Such a great treat to walk into this very large and immaculately kept apartment.

We had a party of 4 adults - and each of us had a private area to relax and stretch out. Each room had fresh and clean linens and the bathrooms were large and wonderful!

Communication with Di was excellent, and we were given instructions on how to get into the unit as soon as we arrived from the airport.

Diana was very attentive and thoughtful to leave biscuits, tea, coffee, and milk for our use.

The flat is in Leith (the waterfront) and was easy walking distance to a small market, restaurants, and bakeries. The bus is easy to catch across the street and they run quite frequently (make sure you pay attention to the direction of travel - otherwise, you get the grand tour of the outlying city, like we did!). The bus was very inexpensive and provides a relatively quick and easy trip into Edinburgh proper - for a day of sightseeing and shopping on the Royal Mile.

Would absolutely recommend Diana's flat to family and friends, and would also stay again, the next time we are traveling in Scotland.

Thank you Di for the visit on check-out day and for the recommendations before we traveled. Excellent to meet you and get to stay in your lovely home!

The Reed family.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A fabulous comfortable apartment

  • 5 of 5

We arrived at 8am after our journey on the sleeper train from London and it was so lovely to unpack and make ourselves at home in this wonderful apartment. Everything was immaculately clean and well maintained and the tea and biscuits were very welcome! Diana could not have done more to make us feel welcome. The apartment was fantastic - lots of space for us and our 3 children (15, 13 11) and only a short bus ride into town. Mimi's is a definite must for breakfast and we had a great meal at the Kings Wark - both within walking distance. Will definitely recommend to friends and family and would love to come back - thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Great apartment in an ideal location!

  • 5 of 5

We were using this lovely apartment for the weekend when my daughter and her family arrived from the US for a 3 week stay. We met them in the airport and went straight to the flat to be welcomed by Diana. She couldn't have been more helpful as we had a change of arrival time at the last minute. The flat was clean and warm and comfortable. Great facilities and plenty of hot water for showers for jet lagged people! We wouldn't hesitate to stay here again. Thanks Di!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Leith, 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
 
August 2018
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 7 nights
£1,200
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£400
for 2 nights
From
£200
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please email me for a price. This very much depends on the amount of people staying and the length of the stay so can be variable.

Changeover Day:
I usually try to accommodate my guests with departure and arrival times, but a rough guide is 10.30am and 2pm. Every booking is different though, depending on travel arrangements and I can store cases if you have a late flight where possible.

Notes on prices:
Prices very much depend on the amount of people staying and the length of stay.
This flat can sleep from 2 up to 8 people so it is always best to email Diana for a price for your individual party.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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