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Luxurious Ground and First Floor apartments in Superb City Centre Location - Unit 93093

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 753 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights

Overview

Description

Unit 93093

Apartment 2 (up one flight of stairs)


About the property

Queen Street

These luxurious flats are located in an elegant Georgian townhouse, less than a 5 minute walk from central Princes Street and provide a very high standard of accommodation.

The first floor unit (up one flight of stairs), apartment 2, is bi-annually inspected by the Scottish Tourist Board and awarded 5 stars - a world class grading. The flat is superbly equipped with a 43' plasma screen TV and an integrated sound system supplying music to every room in the flat. The 3 large windows overlook the delightful private Queen Street gardens for which a key is provided. This elegant room benefits from a remote controlled gas coal-effect fire and the two large sofas convert into beds should guests be staying over. The modern kitchen has granite worktops and is fully equipped with a Miele washer/dryer, Siemens dishwasher, two Siemens ovens - one with microwave - fridge freezer, waste disposal unit and wall-mounted LCD TV. There is a 3 ring electric induction hob and a large gas ring to choose from. The luxury shower has a ceiling 'drench' head and 4 body jets. The bedroom, situated to the quiet rear of the property, has a fantastic antique 4 poster bed, fitted wardrobes and dressing table. Clock radio, hair dryer, iron and ironing board are provided as is free Wi-Fi.

The ground floor apartment (no 1) has a similarly impressive living room but has the added feature of an early 19th century wall mural. The kitchen is well equipped and includes a dishwasher and washer/dryer. The stylish bedroom faces the quiet rear of the building. Please note that the shower room is accessed from the bedroom.

The apartment overlooks the private Queen Street Gardens for which a key is provided. This is a peaceful haven in the middle of the city centre with manicured lawns, mature trees and an array of beautiful flowers and shrubs. There is small lake with an island in the gardens which is reputed to have given Robert Louis Stevenson (who lived on the other side of the gardens when he was a boy) the idea for his book 'Treasure Island'.

If you require parking please let us know. We can provide a garage space a short walk away, subject to availability, for an additional charge.

More Details

Property Manager
Francois
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
19 August, 2018

Available Rentals

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Notes

We will 'meet and greet' you at the property, show you around and answer any of your questions. We are also contactable during your stay should you have any queries (we live a few doors along so we are always handy). All these services (including the cleaning at the end of your stay) are included in the rental rate.


Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in New Town in Stockbridge

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 753 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Living Room - 2 Sofa bed/Futon
  • The bedroom has an antique 4-poster bed.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
Outside:
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • swimming
Notes:
This flat occupies the Drawing Room (1st) floor of what was a Georgian gentleman's 18th Century Town House. The property was fully renovated in 1998 and our flat has been continuously improved by us since we bought it in 2001.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Unit 93093
average rating of 4.8679247 based on 53 reviews
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5

Old School Perfection in the New Town

  • 5 of 5

We traveled from the United States with a husband, wife, and twin seven year old daughters. We stayed in the first floor (by European reckoning; 2nd floor for US) apartment. The place is absolutely stunning and beautifully appointed. The drawing room was comfortable and spacious, with high windows that poured in lots of natural light. The bedroom's four-poster bed was roughly American queen sized and very comfortable. The drawing room has two pull-out sofa beds. Kitchen had all manner of sleek appliances including a brand new Miele washer-dryer, one of the few we've come across that delivers an American-style dry and comes pre-loaded with detergent. Shower had top and side nozzles and plenty of hot water pressure.

Francois greeted us on our arrival and gave us a detailed introduction to the apartment, recommended local shops and restaurants, and some general overview of the area. He was gracious and made us feel very welcome. And the key to the private Queen Street Garden gave a lovely oasis of green space where our girls could run around a bit.

The prime location made it a 10 minute walk from Waverley Station and a short walk to all the shops, restaurants, and sights of the Old and New Towns. In short, it was an ideal, stunning home base for our Edinburgh explorations. We were sad to leave it, and look forward to coming back!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time and trouble to post such a carefully considered and detailed review. It is always satisfying to meet and, even better, to exceed, one's guests expectations. We like this area of Edinburgh so much that our home is just a few doors away so we can only agree with your assessment of the neighbourhood. We look forward to welcoming you next time you visit by which time the four poster bed should have new, more luxurious drapes and an updated 65" HD TV should feature.
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5

Beautiful apartment in a convenient location

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable stay for our party of three. My 14 year old daughter slept comfortably on the sofa bed in the living room. It’s on a busy street, but the shutters block the road noise. Queen Street Gardens were lovely. Overall, a splendid place to stay while visiting Edinburgh.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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What a wonderful place!

  • 5 of 5

Property was ideally placed. Not to far from the action (2 blocks), but far enough for some peace and quiet. Francois was definitely one of the best hosts we have ever had as he came by the flat to make sure all was good and helped us with a need later on going above and beyond. The apartment was well stocked in the kitchen and well maintained. This would’ve number one on my list for a return trip!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Spot on

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable flat. Perfectly located. Francois' dining recommendations were spot on. Keys to the Queen St Garden a nice bonus. If we travel to Edinburgh in the future we would definitely stay here again..

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Stay in the UK

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay here. The location is perfect. Plenty of places to dine and enjoy the local flavor. It was only a 10 minute walk to the gates of Edinburgh Castle. The apartment was spacious and well appointed. Would stay here again if in Edinburgh.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Roomy, character apartment with wonderful location!

  • 4 of 5

We loved our stay in Edinburgh and this apartment is in a wonderful location for everything. Lots of restaurants and shops all around, quick access to train and bus services and just a short walk to Old Town attractions.

The apartment was a great size and the kitchen was stocked with everything you might need to cook or prep food.

The bedroom was very quiet at night and the blinds and shutters made for a nice dark sleeping space.

The only thing we didn’t love about this rental is that the front room was very noisy at night and if someone is sleeping out there it might be an issue if they aren’t used to city noises.

Overall this is a wonderful apartment and we loved our stay!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
8 Kilometres
Edinburgh Airport
Nearest Barpub
40 Metres
The Queen's Arms
Nearest Train
0.8 Kilometres
Edinburgh Waverley Rail Station
Nearest Restaurant
25 Metres
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society
Car: not necessary

This flat is located on central Queen Street in Edinburgh's historic New Town just a 3 minute walk from Princes Street. This is right in the city centre so all the city's main attractions, bars and restaurants are right on your doorstep.

Other Activities: Sight-seeing, dining out

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