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T. Crane

Member since: 2005
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Speaks English

Edin -free parking -Wi-Fi - beach close by

Bedrooms Studio
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights


Photos and Description of this holiday apartment in Edinburgh and Lothians - Edinburgh holiday Festival

Edinburgh's seaside resort

Studio Apt - 5 min by train to city centre.

Edinburgh Free Wi-Fi and parking. Modern townhouse in East Edinburgh comprising studio apartment close to Brunstane train station and a 5 minute train journey to Waverley Station, Princes Street, Edinburgh. Princes Street and nearby George Street are Edinburgh's main shopping thoroughfares and offer an interesting mixture of shops, restaurants, bistros and bars. The flat is within easy walking distance of train and excellent bus services. It is close to Portobello, Edinburgh’s seaside resort, with a variety of shops and restaurants. The fashionable Shore district at Leith is a short drive away. Attractions such as Rosslyn Chapel (featured in The Da Vinci Code), North Berwick Seabird Centre, Muirfield Golf Course at Gullane and Dirleton Castle are all conveniently accessible from the A1 and city bypass. There is easy access to the motorway network, the city bypass, the airport and the Forth Road Bridge.


South Australia - A great introduction to Scottish living. Thank you very much

Leisestershire - A lovely comfortable space to use as a base for your holiday . Excellent!

Finland - We really enjoyed to spend our holiday here. Lovely place and good connections.

London - A very cosy and comfortable place just like home. Thanks

Australia- A very nice clean flat in a great location . We enjoyed our walks, swimming at Portobello baths and just exploring in general.

Reading - Beautiful flat. Nice, clean & comfy ! Really enjoyed our stay. Will recommend . Thanks

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
T. Crane (Owner)
Member since: 2005
Call Owner
Speaks English

About T. Crane

I have a Post Graduate Diploma in Housing and during my studies I was interested in social housing . I provide good quality affordable accommodation in Edinburgh - Edinburgh is a lovely place to visit and revisit .Trish

What makes this apartment unique

Very close to train station - 5 minutes to the city centre and the apt is situated in a very quiet location.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This is of a similar quality to my learmonth property 56288 and the feedback has been very positive. This apartment goes live on the 1st June.
Nov 2007
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based on 5 holidaymaker reviews

Edin -free parking -Wi-Fi - beach close by
average rating of 4.6 based on 6 reviews

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Very quiet, clean, well maintained cosy flat. The listing description is accurate. Well located: little riverway to go to the seafront or to the bus/train station. 20 minutes by bus to the city centre, 5 minutes on the train. I would recommend it to a friend.

  • Review Submitted: May 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great escape!!

  • 5 of 5

My Partner and I wanted a relaxing, cheap break for a couple of days and stumbled on this little diamond in the rough! Its not huge, but not small, its quirky style and well used space makes it feel like a home away from home.

Its so close to the bustling centre of Edinburgh, yet only a five minute train ride away, so you still get a little rural with your stay in the big city. There is also a handy 24 hour asda very close by for those little things like milk and bread.

I would reccommend sensible shoes for your trip, because there is alot of walking involved, and the last thing you want is to be traipsing around with sore feet!

We really enjoyed our stay with Trish, she made us feel very welcome, gave a great orientation and has information for everything in a handy folder and thousands of leaflets for places to go.

Thanks very much x

  • Review Submitted: Nov 11, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. If you are a keen walker the comfortable shoes is a good option. The apt is less than 5 minutes walk to the train station . The train takes 5 minutes and then you reach Waverly station Princes Street . Trish
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Ottawa Canada

True to description

  • 4 of 5

Comfortable/modest flat between the city and Portabello. Smaller than anticipated but well appointed. Fine for couple. Found it a bit too cramped for 3 (wife and 15 year old daughter) Close to train and good bus transportation. Need to be a walker. Would recommend for budget minded traveller. Very quiet and clean. The price was right.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 14, 2008
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fife, Scotland

Value for Money

  • 5 of 5

This Brunstane flat is the ideal location for anyone seeking access to both the seaside and all that the city of Edinburgh (which is only a short 8 minute journey by rail) has to offer. The flat is very comfortable and well appointed and we have no hesitation in recommending it.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2008
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Eichsfeld, Thüringen, Germany

Nice easter holidays

  • 4 of 5

The flat is very clean and big enough for two persons. The most time you stay out. Its only 10 minutes walk to the beach with a nice promenade.

Its possible to go to the city per bus or train. The bus cost a little bit more and takes longer to the city. With the train its only 6minutes to the city. Trish is very friendly. A nice trip to Edinburgh.

Nochmal auf deutsch:

Sehr saubere, kleine Ferienwohnung. Ist ausreichend für 2 Personen. Zum Strand sind es 10min zu Fuß. Dort ist eine sehr schöne strandpromenade und ein nettes Restaurant (sehr leckeren Fisch und Steak).

In die Stadt kann man per Bus oder Bahn. Der bus ist etwas teurer und braucht länger (25min). Mit dem Zug sind es 6min bis ins Zentrum. Wir empfehlen eine Tour in eine Whisky destillerie und anch Loch Ness in die Highlands.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2009
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Kings Manor Hotel ( Best Western)
Nearest Ski
3 Kilometres
5 miles dry slope
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

The apartment is 1 mile from Edinburgh’s Portabella Beach with its many attractions a separate unit sleeping 3 also available-studio apartment. Live music is played at the nearby Dalraida and there are a number of restaurants and hotels offering good food.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Brunstane, Edinburgh

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Aug 2016 - 31 Aug 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Cost depends on the length of the stay - longer stays are less expensive. To secure a booking a deposit is required.

Deposit is paid and balance is paid on arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Edinburgh and Lothians in Scotland

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 40 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • Budget
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The shower room is separate from the WC and hand basin.
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Studio - 1 Large Double Bed
  • This is a studio apt. The apartment has a lounge and kitchen: separate bedding area; separate shower room; separate WC and wash hand basin and plenty of cupboard space.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Terrace
  • 3 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • ski
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The apartment is located close to Brunstane train station which is a 5 minute train journey to Waverley station Princes Street, Edinburgh, and is 1 mile from Portobello, Edinburgh’s seaside resort. Opposite the apartment there is Brunstane burn with cycle path which leads to Newhailes House (National Trust for Scotland) and central Edinburgh the other way. A good train and bus service is in operation and a 44n bus operates throughout the night.

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