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Grand, Georgian, Ground Floor Apartment & Perfect Luxury for Two inc Wifi

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Sleeps 2, ground floor, drawing room, kitchen/dining, ensuite plus shower room

- refurbished to a luxurious standard

- unique blend of contemporary and Georgian accommodation in central Edinburgh

- huge one bedroom, ground floor apartment with own front door

- fine period features including ornate cornice, plasterwork and working shutters

- entrance hall, with two grand plaster columns, leads to superb living spaces

- magnificent drawing room and beautiful ensuite bedroom both with tv

- cloakroom with shower, super kitchen with dining, sofa area and tv

- designed with the help of arguably Scotland's leading design team

- includes hotel quality bedlinen and towels, welcome pack and free internet access

- wonderful and romantic alternative to luxury hotel accommodation

- perfect just for two and we look forward to welcoming you

Central Edinburgh has so many historical and fascinating places to explore and it can all be done by foot from our property. Infact we advise leaving the car at home as we do not have private parking. New Town Edinburgh is a fabulous base whether visiting for the Edinburgh Festival or any other of the many other events held during the year. Open top bus rides, escorted walks, shopping and so much more can start from our doorstep. Head to nearby Leith to step on board the Royal Yacht Britannia or walk up The Mound into the Old Town along the Royal Mile leading to Edinburgh Castle - in time for the One O’clock gun. Guests are also very close to the many theatres, concert halls (including the Theatre Royal and The Usher Hall) and cinemas Edinburgh has to offer. For those seeking peace and tranquility there are nearby magnificent museums and galleries (including the Scottish and National Portrait Galleries) and the famous Botanic Gardens. Stockbridge with its antique shops, second-hand bookstores, vibrant cafe, bar and bistro atmosphere is a short walk away and it is here you can take a walk along the Water of Leith. We can provide our guests with lots of information on exploring Edinburgh City Centre and beyond and of course the many places to eat whether for lunch or an evening out. For comfort and location, Edinburgh self catering accommodation for couples does not get any better than this.

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Lynn Lambert
Member since: 2004
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 July, 2017

About Lynn Lambert

Edinburgh is not only my home town but also where we were married many years ago and we still have many friends and family members living in and around the city. We have two married grown up daughters who are now based in London but they try to visit Edinburgh when they can. Although we live in Norfolk, England we have excellent housekeepers (actually an aunt and uncle) who enjoy looking after our apartment and our guests. We are experienced property renters and owners and our homes are well cared for and maintained to an extremely high standard. So whether you are family, friends or new or returning guests everyone is assured of a warm welcome.

Lynn Lambert purchased this apartment in 2009

Why Lynn Lambert chose Edinburgh

We came across our apartment some years ago during one of our many visits to Edinburgh. It was for sale in a 'needs modernisation and updating' state and just around the corner from where we had our very first apartment when we were married in 1979. Being able to retrace our footsteps around Edinburgh - a great city that we love - is very special. We set about upgrading it but keeping all the wonderful Georgian details. Sadly, due to other commitments, we don't use it as much as we used to and therefore are very happy to now share it with our guests, family and friends. Its location and facilities are second to none enabling everyone who visits to relax in a gorgeous, huge apartment for the price of a small, bland hotel room.

What makes this apartment unique

Our apartment is so spacious - the entrance hall gives you the feeling of stepping into a grand Georgian country house. We love the period details, the high ceilings and looking out into Georgian Edinburgh from the front room and doorstep. We have been able to modernise and upgrade in a sensitive way. Its location, so close to all that Edinburgh City Centre has to offer, is also a huge plus and there are also so many great restaurants and pubs nearby to suit all budgets.


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

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Ensuite - Toilet , Bath with Shower , underfloor heating, heated towel rail
    Cloakroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , underfloor heating, heated towel rail
  • Heated towel rails, underfloor heating, powerful showers, Italian tiling to walls and floors. Soft bath sheets and hand towels included. Cloakroom has large walk in shower and also a cupboard with washing machine.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , tv, ipod dock, ensuite
  • Designer furnishings, flooring, top quality bed and mattress, wardrobe, dressing table, huge wall mirror, wall mounted tv, hotel quality linen & towels, wooden blinds and luxurious wool curtains. So many of our guests mention how comfortable the bed is!
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Garden ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
New designer kitchen with Fisher & Paykel dishwasher, fridge, oven and microwave. Hotel quality glassware, white crockery and plenty of cutlery and utensils for nights in. Outside: - there is meter parking but we recommend you leave the car at home to explore Edinburgh on foot - two steps from the cobbled street lead up to the impressive front door


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Grand, Georgian, Ground Floor Apartment & Perfect Luxury for Two inc Wifi
average rating of 4.967742 based on 31 reviews

Absolutely Amazing

  • 5 of 5

Lynn's apartment goes above and beyond the average rental. It is spotless, and stocked with all provisions and toiletries needed for a long weekends stay. It is an easy walk to stockbridge/New town, but overall we were able to explore the whole city no problem from our location. So much information regarding local food and recommendations. Seriously I can't rave enough on how amazing this apartment and our stay in Edinburgh was. Thank you again so much!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! It was our pleasure to welcome you following your recent engagement. So pleased you enjoyed your visit and our central location. We really try our best to offer guests a warm welcome and provide info to help them make the most of their stay. Love to have you return to us as a married couple! All the very best.
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44 soi 23 sukhumvit Bangkok 10110 ,Thailand

Beautiful, elegant, very well equipped, very comfortable, very good location, excellent host.

  • 5 of 5

The name of the apartment represents perfectly about it. It is very beautiful and comfortable. We feel like , we are staying in the boutique hotel, but we are the only guests. The living room is grand. The island kitchen, high quality equipment and the dining area are so impressive. The bedroom and bathroom are also nice and comfortable. Overall, the interior decoration is like being seen in the world leading architectural magazine. Most of all, Lynn and Stephen are very kind, full of hospitality and caring. We would love to stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! We love sharing the apartment with our guests. To know you were comfortable and so happy means a great deal to us. Our sincere thanks for your very kind comments. Do come back as Edinburgh has so much to offer including a warm welcome from us.
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Beverly, MA

Great apartment!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have been renting apartments/houses on line for more than 10 years, both in the US and in Europe. By far, this is the best rental yet. It was huge, immaculate, and extremely well equipped. No issues at all. Fabulous location. We walked everywhere. Bed was comfortable, cereal, eggs, bread, milk and OJ in the kitchen. Plenty of storage, beautifully decorated. I'd love to live in this apartment, although a long commute to my job in Massachusetts. Would rent this apartment again in a minute!!

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much! So pleased you enjoyed your visit and our apartment's central location (welcome pack always appreciated after flights or a long day of travelling to it!). Do come back as you will receive the same warm welcome. Thanks again and all the best.
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South Georgia

Perfect stay in Edinburgh

  • 5 of 5

We found everything as promised and would certainly rent here again. The apartment is in a great neighborhood which felt safe and convenient. We were able to walk everywhere. The bedding was comfortable. The kitchen was very complete and the breakfast supplies were appreciated. The communication was excellent as well. Great place!

  • Review Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments. So pleased you enjoyed your brief stay with us...all the way from South Georgia, USA! You are correct, our location in the Georgian New Town of Edinburgh is a great central base from which to explore the city on foot. Many guests comment about our super kitchen and the bed and bedding. Its lovely to know guests sleep well! Hope you get the chance to return to Edinburgh and all the very best.
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Exceeding Expectations.....

  • 5 of 5

Somehow I thought we were just renting the bedroom shown in this photo, with en Suite bath. We were absolutely blown away when we found out in included a stunning entryway, large living room, state of the art kitchen area complete with large dining and relaxing area. We felt like millionaires, and did not want to leave. In addition, Lynn and Stephen were helpful throughout the entire process. They also left an array of food and snack items, along with a bottle of high quality wine and a decanter of scotch. The neighborhood is quiet, within walking distance to all area attractions, and very close to excellent restaurants right within the neighborhood. My husband have done a great deal of traveling and this may be the nicest place we have ever stayed, and also a good value for what they charge.

  • Review Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! So thrilled we managed to surprise you upon arrival! It's hard to convey the size of our apartment but we are so pleased you loved what's on offer...including the whisky decanter, perfect for a night cap! Our aim is to make everyone welcome and comfortable during their stay. Hard to beat our location and glad you made the most of it and do please visit us again should you return to Edinburgh. There will be another warm welcome.
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  • 5 of 5

How lucky we were to find this gem of a property. We couldn''t have wished for a more convienient location or comfortable home away from home. Lynn and her husband have thought of everything. We loved our stay in this beautiful Georgian apartment, highly recommend it and would love to stay there again, next time we visit from Australia.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind words. It was a pleasure to have you stay and so pleased you enjoyed your visit and what we offer. We love sharing our place and introducing guests to the Edinburgh we know along with nearby Stockbridge. Do please come back should you return to Edinburgh. All the very best!
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Waverley or Haymarket
Car: not necessary

Visitors flock to Edinburgh for its unique heritage and cosmopolitan environment and our much loved one bedroom apartment is the perfect choice for those couples looking for a special central base. Situated in a quiet position, in the very heart of the Edinburgh New Town, it is so close to everything the city has to offer. India Street is within walking distance of Edinburgh’s main entertainment, shopping and cultural facilities and all manner of restaurants and bars. It is one of Edinburgh's most gracious streets, running in a north/south direction down from Heriot Row. A short walk takes you to George Street and its wonderful shopping where you can then head to Princes Street towards The Mound, The Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle also taking in Princes Street Gardens. Only a couple of minutes away, you will find the village atmosphere of Stockbridge offers a lively variety of shops (including patisserie, cheesemonger, newsagent, restaurants, bars, coffee shops, swimming and library) all near the banks of the Water of Leith. A pleasant fifteen minute walk takes you to the Royal Botanic Gardens and Inverleith Park. We are conveniently located for Waverley and Haymarket Train Stations and a short walk from St Andrew’s Bus Station. A bus from the airport gets into the city centre in under half an hour. During your stay the local public transport systems provide access to all parts of the city and beyond. Taxis are plentiful and there are even rickshaws should you wish to hitch a ride. From nearby Waverley or Haymarket Stations, inter city trains travel throughout the United Kingdom. Available from summer 13, the apartment is an ideal base for those hoping to take in all that the Edinburgh has to offer. Book with us now for your Edinburgh vacation or visit to the Edinburgh Festival and Fringe during August.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in New Town, 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
Summer 17
16 Jun 2017 - 30 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Festival Fun
31 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Early Autumn
2 Sep 2017 - 2 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Winter Special
3 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Festive & New Year
21 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

No booking fee or other charges (eg housekeeping) to the above rental rates
Price can include early access and late departure
Two nights are available with early access and late checkout Nov to April only
Weekly rental preferred during August but please email should you require a shorter visit
Welcome pack includes some breakfast provisions, tea, coffee, biscuits and bottle of wine

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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