Sleeps up to 6 persons. Spacious, comfortable and tranquil, this centrally located 3 bed apartment (with private car parking) is located in Edinburgh’s exclusive West End (City Centre) district. The accommodation is set out on comprises a spacious living area, 3 bedrooms (1 double and 2 twin bedrooms), 2 bathrooms (one en-suite), a separate dining area and kitchen with breakfast seating area. Access the apartment directly from stone steps leading down from street level. A great location (just 10 mins walk from Princes Street), plenty of space and the convenience of a private car parking space too. TV and Wi-fi are also provided.
The 'West End' of Edinburgh is close to Princes Street (15 mis walk) and just a 25 minute walk from Edinburgh Castle. A very desirable neighbourhood, forming a large part of the city centre, The West End boasts many of the city's arts venues, such as the Usher Hall, the Filmhouse, the Royal Lyceum and the Traverse Theatre. The Scottish Gallery of Modern Art is just a 10-15 min. stroll away with artwork from famous 19th - 20th century artists, well worth an hour or two visit.
Close to the main shopping area of Princes Street and George Street, The West End has some nice independent shopping along in two picturesque streets, William Street and Stafford Street. This cobbled oasis of independent retailers and stylish boutiques features is a must for some art and home-ware shopping and you're looking for something new for your wardrobe make sure you stop by the area's wonderful boutiques, try Just G Boutique and Frontiers. For a gift for someone special pop into Lily Luna designer jewellery store or find a beautiful bouquet in Rogue Flowers.
EATING AND DRINKING
The West End is a hive of unique eating and drinking spots, each with their own individual personality. Be sure to enjoy a cheeky Gin cocktail at nearby 'Heads and Tales' bar tucked under Rutland Place. You can also book yourself into one of the Distillery Tour Experiences.
Whigham’s Wine Cellars is a classy joint with its candle-lit basement surroundings which often hosts jazz sessions and wine tasting nights. If whisky is more your thing then head over to Teuchters where they have an extensive selection to choose from. For a taste of Paris in the heart of the Scottish capital head to Galvin Brasserie de Luxe which serves classic French dishes using great Scottish produce. If it's a special occassion visit the Brasserie's sister restaurant The Pompadour to enjoy truly elegant food in beautiful surroundings.
For more informal dining, burger and cocktail fans are in for a treat at Sygn, while Ghillie Dhu is an impressive venue serving up towering burgers and spiced-up haggis as well as music and weekly ceilidhs. Next door is The Rutland which encompases The Huxley a thoroughly modern bar restaurant and Edinburgh’s first steak restaurant, Kyloe Grill.
The West End is a hidden gem bursting with places to explore. Go west for a fascinating array of independent boutiques, award-winning retailers, buzzing bars and contemporary restaurants.