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Luxury Edinburgh accommodation, designated underground parking, WiFi.

Bedrooms 1
Space 742 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Sleeps 2/4, well appointed & equipped, located at waters edge, parking included

Spacious 1 bedroom, stunning and bright apartment in Leith; the historic port town in Edinburgh. The apartment is a perfect hotel alternative, includes parking, and just a short 15 minute distance by bus to Edinburgh City centre, where you can take in many famous attractions - the Castle, Royal Mile, Holyrood Palace, National Gallery of Scotland, Scottish Modern Art Galleries, Royal Botanical Gardens, Scott Monument, Princes Street Gardens, and the Old and New Towns - to name just a few. It is within a short walking distance from the cobbled streets at the Shore, which boasts a lively stretch of stylish bars, pubs, cafes and fashionable restaurants. Ocean Terminal, at the nearby 'Docks,' is an impressive new complex of shops, restaurants and cinemas, and home to The Royal Yacht Britannia. Leith retains many of its original historical buildings and cobbled back streets and lanes that allows the town to keep its original charm and character, making it a wonderful place to live and visit!

John and Sharon McNeil
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 October, 2017


Car: not necessary

The bus stop is a 1 minute walk from the front of the apartment building, with service to the City centre every 12-15 minutes. It takes approximately 10 minutes to reach the centre. Waverley Station is in the centre of the City, where you can connect to the extensive rail system to most anywhere in the UK. A bus runs from Waverley Station to Edinburgh Airport every 15-30 minutes. A taxi from the airport to the apartment will take upwards of 30 minutes and will cost in the region of £22. (Cities) Glasgow 45 miles; St Andrews 50 miles, Stirling 35 miles: (Attractions) Scottish Executive 1 mile, Scottish Parliament 5 miles, Edinburgh Castle 3 miles, Royal Yacht Britannia 1 mile, Royal Botanic Gardens 2 miles, Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre 1 mile, Scott Monument 3 miles, Princes Street 3 miles: (Golf) Silverknowles Golf Course 2 miles, Duddingston Golf Course 4 miles.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Newhaven in Edinburgh

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 742 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • waterfront
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Fully tiled walls and floor, white sanitary ware with chrome fittings, large bath with integrated thermostatic shower, granite counter-top. Heated towel rail. Underfloor heating.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 1 with double bed, wrought iron frame, large glass panelled fitted wardrobes with stylish recessed down lighting. Large double leather sofa bed in the living room sleeps additional 2 people very comfortably. Child's cot available. Underfloor heating.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Walkway to Water
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Underfloor heating throughout apartment. Fully fitted kitchen with integrated appliances - stainless steel gas hob, electric oven, hood, dishwasher, combined washer/dryer, fridge freezer, microwave, kettle, toaster. Full range of utensils, crockery and glass ware. Iron, ironing board, hair-dryer. Open plan living/dining area with floor-ceiling window doors, 6 seater dining table and chairs, large 3 seater leather sofa/bed, 2 seater leather sofa, TV, DVD, docking station. Large hallway. Video entry phone. Unlimited WiFi. Designated and secure underground parking accessible via electronic gates. Freshly laundered bathroom and kitchen towels and bed linen are provided. Apartment is cleaned and fresh towels and linens provided on a weekly basis upon request should your stay extend beyond seven days. Please note that the principal renter must be 25.


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(25 traveller reviews)

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Luxury Edinburgh accommodation, designated underground parking, WiFi.
average rating of 5.0 based on 25 reviews

A Wonderful Find in Edinburgh

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this flat because we had to attend a family gathering at the recreation complex next door. We were met by John at the flat and he took us through all the details to ensure our stay was as relaxing as possible. The welcome basket was a nice surprise (he has excellent taste in chocolate). Everything was top quality and well maintained - the towels were luxurious. The flat was immaculately clean, a must when staying abroad. John gave us tips about the things to see (The Royal Yacht Britannia was fascinating), pointed out the Asda within walking distance and recommended places to eat. The No. 10 bus is right outside the door and takes you into the heart of Edinburgh. We stayed out quite late one evening and had no problem catching the bus home. We also found it close to a network of bicycle/walking paths, which we took to the beautiful Royal Botanic Gardens. The building itself is very secure and quiet, ensuring a good night's sleep. We would highly recommended this property.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Superb Accomodation

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in this apartment whilst on business in Edinburgh - it proved an excellent choice. The apartment is extremely comfortable, very well equipped, spotlessly clean and provides speedy internet access. It is ideally placed in a quiet waterfront setting within walking distance to waterfront restaurants and the Ocean Terminal shopping and leisure complex but also served by regular buses into the city centre. John and Sharon were most helpful, understanding and approachable in organising the stay. I would recommend this apartment whether in Edinburgh for holiday and leisure purposes or a short business trip - I certainly plan to return.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Heidelberg, Germany

Just great!

  • 5 of 5

We can only agree with all the other guests. They are right with everything! And it is even better. :-)

We loved every minute of our stay there. If we will be back in Edinburgh some day we will definitely plan the vacation according to the booking calendar of his flat.

All the best to Sharon and John. Thank you so much!

Stefanie & Olaf

Heidelberg, Germany

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Exceptional Accommodations!

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully maintained apartment with all the amenities you could want. John and Sharon ensured we had what we needed to have an amazing experience while in Scotland. The #10 city bus picked us up just outside the front door and we were able to easily get around the city. There are several great eating places within walking distance of the apartment, as well as, the ASDA store if you need to purchase any personal items. The apartment offered a secure quiet place to relax after fun filled days of sightseeing around this beautiful country! Truly wonderful place to stay!!

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Totally relaxing stay

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is the perfect base to explore Edinburgh. Just as described it is finished to the highgest standard and so comfortable the temptation is to stay indoors. A friendly greeting set up our stay and settled us in. As the other reviews say the position is perfect, a few minutes walk away from a good choice of restaurants, a supermarket and shoppong centre. The bus service was close by and regular and took the strain out of getting into the city. When we come back to Edinburgh this will be our first choice, you won't do better

  • Review Submitted: Dec 1, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Top quality apartment in great location

  • 5 of 5

This is an excellent apartment in a great location. The apartment is beautifully appointed and has everything you could possibly need. There is also an underground parking space with direct access the apartment. There is an excellent bus service to Edinburgh right across the road with an ASDA store and the Ocean Terminal a couple of minutes away. This makes shopping and access to the city very convenient. John, the owner is really helpful and was a pleasure to deal with. I would have no hesitation in recommending this apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Newhaven, Edinburgh and Lothians

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Mid Season
9 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Low Season
28 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas-Hogmanay (New Year)
16 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Cleaning beyond levels considered 'normal' will be charged against the security deposit. Rates:

Rugby and other sporting event bookings subject to GBP£100 surcharge.

Payment is made by cheque drawn on a UK bank or bank transfer. A non-refundable deposit of the total rent equal to 25% for a weekly rental (50% during high season) or £100 for a short break must be paid at the time of booking. Balance of the rental is to be paid 6 weeks before arrival. Full amount is due if arrival is less than 6 weeks from the time of booking. £100 security deposit is required.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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