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Bright, Spacious, Family- Friendly Accommodation For Up To 6 People

Maya

Member since: 2014
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Speaks English
People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Maya

Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 April, 2015
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Bright, Spacious, Family- Friendly Accommodation For Up To 6 People

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday apartment in West End (Haymarket) - Russell Gardens

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, 10 min Walk From The West End.

The apartment is comprised of:

One master bedroom with a double, sleigh-style bed, two bedside tables, two bedside lights, two large built-in wardrobes and a large chest of drawers. There is also an en suite shower-room with WC, sink, shower unit, shaving socket, ample counter space, fitted cabinets for personal belongings and a heated towel rail.

One double bedroom with solid pine bed frame, two bedside tables, two bedside lamps, a built-in wardrobe with a tall chest of drawers.

One twin bedroom, a shared bedside table and table lamp between the beds and a very large built-in wardrobe.

A main bathroom with WC, sink, a bath with shower over it, a shaving socket and heated towel rail.

A cupboard by the main door to store jackets, bags, shoes and umbrellas (we provide a couple of umbrellas for you to use during your stay, just in case you need them).

A well-equipped kitchen to meet all your culinary needs. We have a gas hob, fan-assisted electric oven, fridge freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, kettle, toaster, radio, excellent selection of cooking utensils, pots, pans, mixing bowls. To ensure you have enough dishes and do not need to run the dishwasher after every meal, there is enough tableware for 12 full place settings (main plates, side plates, bowls, large glasses, small glasses, wine glasses and cutlery).

A living/dining room with views out to the well maintained, neighbourhood gardens. To ensure you are as comfortable as possible, we have recently added two new three-seater leather sofas to the living room and eight large cushions. There is also a beautiful new oak dining table that seats six; perfect for hosting a family meal or for playing board games at. There is a 40 inch HDTV in the living room with Free view television channels and an Xbox 360, which can be used to play region 2 DVDs and Xbox 360 games (a small selection of DVDs and games are provided at the apartment). Please note that the Xbox 360 is not connected to the internet.

If you wish to connect your laptop or tablet to the TV, you can do so via an HDMI cable (or the TV's 'PC input', although this is for video only and the audio will still play through your device).

As of late summer 2014, all our mattresses are brand new (and are 'medium to firm') and we have also just installed high-speed, fibre optic wireless in the apartment.

There is limited free (on street) parking within a 1 minute walk. Parking directly outside the apartment is by permit only. One permit is available for a small deposit of £30 if requested at time of booking and this deposit is refunded in full when the permit is returned at the end of your stay.

The apartment is on the ground floor, making it ideal for families with children. It's also accessible for guests who have minor mobility problems (please note that, because there are a few steps up to the main door, the apartment is not wheelchair accessible).

For guests with allergies, we do not use feather pillows or duvets. Our towels and bed linen are 100% cotton and they are washed in non-biological detergent for delicate skin.

If you do not require the use of all three bedrooms, we are able to offer a small discount; please contact us for further details.

A welcome package is included and consists of bread, milk, butter, bacon, free range eggs, orange juice, shortbread, one bottle of red wine and one bottle of white wine.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Maya (Owner)
Member since: 2014
Call Owner
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Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 April, 2015

About Maya

I was born and raised just outside of Edinburgh and I have lived here all my life. I love to travel and experience other cultures, but I always love returning to my beautiful 'home town'. I adore this city and I chose to buy and refurbish this property with my family so I could help others enjoy Edinburgh, too.

I graduated in 2000 as a theatre administrator and go the theatre as regularly as I can. I also enjoy reading, sewing, listening to live music and cooking meals for friends and family. If there's anything you'd like to know about me, please ask.

Maya purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Maya chose West End (Haymarket)

The property is bright, spacious and well presented. It's on the ground floor, making it ideal for families with children. It's also more accessible for guests who have mobility problems. Please note that, because there are a few steps up to the main door, the apartment is not wheelchair accessible.

What makes this apartment unique

The primary reason I chose this apartment is the location.

During your stay, you have the benefit of staying in a quiet, little cul-de-sac, while being a mere 10 minutes from the West End. What more could you wish for?

Why HomeAway

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights
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Reviews

5
based on 6 holidaymaker reviews

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Bright, Spacious, Family- Friendly Accommodation For Up To 6 People
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Hi maya thanks very much for renting us your apartment. We visited Edinburgh as a last minute weekend and didn't call you till Thursday evening but you still made everything so easy. I had my mum, wife and two girls aged 10 and 3 and everything was perfect. The only negative I would say is that we didn't have a clue how to use the Xbox as a dvd. That is not really a negative just me being useless at that sort of thing. The apartment was so clean and had everything we needed. The shops were so close for essentials and the tram is literally a 3 minute walk and onto princess street in 5-10 mins. I will definitely be coming back. As owners of apartments in Portugal and renting out on owners direct ourselves we understand the ups and downs of doing this but to be honest you have got it right. Oh, and thanks ever so much for the welcome pack and lovely touch of Easter eggs for the girls. Thanks again richard

  • Review Submitted: Apr 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Richard. Thank you again for your booking; it was lovely to have you all to stay and I'm so pleased to hear we "got it right" with our rental. Coming from a fellow holiday let landlord, that means a great deal, thank you! I'm glad you and your family enjoyed your Easter break in Edinburgh (and that the girls liked their eggs, too). I'm sorry to hear about the problem with the Xbox; there are instructions in the "Welcome" folder, but I'll leave them in a more visible place, as I'm keen to avoid this from happening again in the future. Thank you for letting me know about this issue; it's much appreciated. I'm also pleased you were happy with the location, as it's one of the main reasons I chose this apartment for my rental! I'm delighted to hear you'd like to come back and I'll certainly look forward to welcoming you all again. Thanks again and best wishes to you, your wife, your mum and the girls. Maya.
5

Best ever welcome

  • 5 of 5

The property was immaculate, very well equipped with all the essentials supplied, enough cutlery and crockery so you do not need to put the dishwasher on after every meal. The welcome pack was amazing and very generous.

The owner is very friendly, helpful and accommodating.

The apartment is in a very quiet location but ideally situated for Edinburgh city visits, 5 minutes’ walk from the tram stop and a 2 minutes’ walk takes you to a Tesco express.

I can’t recommend this property highly enough; we have stayed in lots of rented accommodation before, but never had such a warm welcome. Thanks Maya.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you again for choosing my apartment for your visit to Edinburgh; I'm very pleased that you enjoyed it so much! I'm also delighted that you liked the quiet, yet central, location; it was the main reason I chose this particular apartment for my holiday rental. Little things, such as the items in the welcome pack and the amount (and types) of tableware included in the apartment, are all factors I've spent considerable time getting just right, so I'm very happy to hear these things also made a difference to you; I like to provide the level of service I would expect as a keen traveller myself. Thank you for also taking the time to share your thoughts and experiences on your stay. I hope you'll get in touch if/when you next visit Edinburgh, as I would love to welcome you all back. Best wishes to you all, Maya.
5

Beautiful apartment, spacious and well equipped.

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was perfect. Well equipped, spacious, clean and nicely decorated and comfortable. A stones throw from Murrayfield so perfect for a trip up to the rugby. Close to tram stop which was such an easy route to the airport and to the city centre. Only a 10min walk from Haymarket. Perfectly located. The welcome pack was a lovely touch. I can't think of anything that could have been better! Thank you so much for the warm welcome.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your booking and I look forward to welcoming you all back again in the future. I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time at my apartment and that you liked the welcome pack, too; I'm so pleased you had a great break away in Edinburgh for the rugby. Many thanks again, Maya.
5

Excellent owner, location,apartment

  • 5 of 5

We came to stay in Edinburgh to celebrate Hogmanay in true Scottish style with our teenage family and we were delighted with our choice of accommodation. Super owner - Maya, the owner of the apartment was fantastic and went out of her way to help with booking information for the Hogmanay celebrations and her enthusiasm and genuine want to help added to the magic of this special time of year. Super location - the apartment is in a quiet residential development with a Tesco express round the corner, close to Murrayfield stadium and about a 3 minute walk from the tram station that takes you straight to Princes street. Super apartment - beautifully clean and well stocked with everything you would expect and more.

Special touches - Maya's willing correspondence and information sourced for us prior to arrival, greeted by Maya, very generous welcome pack, everyday necessities included and Maya even came to see us off at the end of our stay : )

Hogmanay celebrations are very special and Edinburgh is a beautiful city. We would thoroughly recommend a stay at Russell Gardens and would definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was so good to finally meet you after our e-mails back and forth and it was a pleasure to welcome you all to Edinburgh. I'm so happy you enjoyed your Hogmanay and new year at my apartment. Thank you for your kind words; I'm delighted I could help make your Hogmanay and new year so special. I look forward to welcoming you all back if/when you return to Edinburgh. Best wishes, Maya.
5

Nice place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Appartement très agréable, très bien situé pour accéder au centre ville (3 arrêts de tram) et parfaitement situé pour accéder au stade de Murrayfield (5 minutes à pied).

Propriétaire très attentionnée, fournissant généreusement toute information pratique et touristique souhaitée.

Very nice apartment, very well located for access to the city centre (3 tram stops) and perfectly located for access to Murrayfield Stadium (5 minutes walk).

Very caring owner, generously providing any practical and tourist information desired.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm delighted you all enjoyed your stay; it was a pleasure to welcome you and I hope you'll stay here again when you're next in Edinburgh. Thank you very much! Merci beaucoup!
5

Estupendo apartamento

  • 5 of 5

Apartamento muy cómodo, limpio y luminoso, con todos los detalles, situado bastante cerca del centro, en un barrio muy tranquilo. La descripción del anuncio es correcta. La propietaria es muy amable y servicial. Nos ha proporcionado toda la información que le hemos pedido antes de llegar, con consejos prácticos y recomendaciones muy valiosas, siempre está dispuesta a ayudar y hacer la estancia lo más cómoda posible. ¡Muchas gracias por todo, Maya!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lo siento, por favor perdóname, mi español no es bueno: Estoy muy contento de que te gustaba el apartamento . Fue un placer hacer recomendaciones para las actividades que hacer durante su estancia con nosotros. ¡Muchas gracias! Sorry, please forgive me, my Spanish is not good: I'm very pleased you liked the apartment. It was a pleasure to make recommendations for activities to do during your stay with us. Thank you very much!

Location

Nearest Airport
5.6 Miles
Edinburgh Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Roseburn Bar
Nearest Ferry
9.1 Miles
South Queensferry
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Haymarket Station
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Lower Granton Road
Car: not necessary

The apartment is situated in a quiet, residential area, yet is only 15 minutes walk from Hay market train station at the West End of Princes Street.

On foot, we are only a few minutes away from frequent bus and tram links. Both Murrayfield Stadium and the Murrayfield tram stop are situated across the road from each other and are less than 5 minutes away from the apartment. The rather beautiful Water of Leith is a couple of minutes away and Murrayfield Ice Rink is less than 10 minutes away.

There is a modestly-sized Tesco on the main road (2 minutes away) as well as a selection of local restaurants, cafes and bars in the immediate vicinity. If you are staying for more than a few days and wish to stock up on food and drink, there is a large Sainsburys supermarket less than 10 minutes walk away.

Edinburgh is a beautiful and welcoming city with a rich culture and interesting history. Whether you’re here for the Edinburgh Festival, rugby season, to use the apartment as a base to tour the surrounding areas or just to relax with friends and family, we are sure you will enjoy your time here. There are plenty of bars, restaurants, clubs, theatres, museums, cinemas and shops. With some stunning architecture, Edinburgh Castle and the Scott Monument are at the heart of the city and there are a number of historic tours and sites you can visit during your stay.

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Prices & Availability

From £165 Nightly

Prices for this holiday apartment in West End (Haymarket), Edinburgh

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Easter 2015
30 Mar 2015 - 19 Apr 2015
3 night minimum stay
£585
for 3 nights
From
£195
£1,200
 
 
Apr-May 2015
20 Apr 2015 - 31 May 2015
3 night minimum stay
£495
for 3 nights
From
£165
£900
 
 
Jun-Jul 2015
1 Jun 2015 - 31 Jul 2015
3 night minimum stay
£690
for 3 nights
From
£230
£1,400
 
 
August 2015
1 Aug 2015 - 31 Aug 2015
3 night minimum stay
£870
for 3 nights
From
£290
£1,850
 
 
Autumn/winter 2015
1 Sep 2015 - 17 Dec 2015
3 night minimum stay
£495
for 3 nights
From
£165
£900
 
 
Christmas and hogmanay 2015
18 Dec 2015 - 4 Jan 2016
3 night minimum stay
£750
for 3 nights
From
£250
£1,500
 
 
January-February 2016
5 Jan 2016 - 29 Feb 2016
3 night minimum stay
£495
for 3 nights
From
£165
£950
 
 
March 2016
1 Mar 2016 - 24 Mar 2016
3 night minimum stay
£540
for 3 nights
From
£180
£1,090
 
 
Easter 2016
25 Mar 2016 - 10 Apr 2016
3 night minimum stay
£585
for 3 nights
From
£195
£1,200
 
 
Apr-May 2016
11 Apr 2016 - 31 May 2016
3 night minimum stay
£495
for 3 nights
From
£165
£900
 
 
June 2016
1 Jun 2016 - 30 Jun 2016
3 night minimum stay
£690
for 3 nights
From
£230
£1,400
 
 
July 2016
1 Jul 2016 - 31 Jul 2016
3 night minimum stay
£750
for 3 nights
From
£250
£1,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£495
for 3 nights
From
£165
£900
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250
Notes Please note: rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
If you would like further information or if you would like to enquire about prices for a stay which falls over two different seasons, please do not hesitate to get in touch with me.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in West End (Haymarket) in Edinburgh

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1001 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • En suite (in master bedroom) - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Main bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 Double Bed
    Double room - 1 Double Bed
    Twin room - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Singles
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • swimming
Notes:
We are a local family and take pride in providing exceptional service to our guests. We wish to ensure your time in Edinburgh is as wonderful and memorable as possible so if there is anything we can help you with, please don't hesitate to ask.

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