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City Center Apartment with Parking

Apartment, Entire place - Edinburgh, United Kingdom

ID 457293

Description

Large modern and bright apartment on 2 floors right in the heart of Edinburgh with parking! In the middle of all the festivals, cool events, parties, live performances and local attractions:

· Fringe Festival, Royal Military Tattoo, International Festival, etc
· Edinburgh Castle
· Arthur's Seat
· The Royal Mile
· Old Town
· Festival Theatre
· Edinburgh University
· Calton Hill
· Holyrood Palace
· Princess Gardens
· Tons of great restaurants, cafes, bars, cool shops and hangouts

This duplex apartment is right in the heart of Edinburgh's festival area, one block from the Edinburgh Festival Theatre! It is ideal for young and active adventurers who love to explore the city and all the cool events while being close to nature and the outdoors.

The apartment is in a 60s Barbican style building and extends over two floors with a bright and sunny south-facing living room, a large modern kitchen and full-size bathroom on the top floor and two spacious and quiet double bedrooms and a large entrance area on the ground floor and parking in the courtyard! The layout maximizes privacy and easily accommodates groups of up to 6 friends or family, sharing the space in comfort.

You are right in center of the action and all the festivals, cool events, parties, live performances and local attractions and at the same time only minutes from Arthur's Seat and Holyrood Park with bike paths running in front and back of the house, enjoying unparalleled access to nature.

The apartment has been brand new furnished and improved with sustainability in mind so now even the electricity is 100% renewable. It comes with:

· A bright and sunny south-facing living room with king size sofa bed, comfy armchair and dining area
· A large modern kitchen equipped for breakfast and light cooking
· A full size bathroom with thermostatic shower
· Two large and quiet bedrooms with desks and chairs
· Two large and brand new double beds and comfy new mattresses
· Soft comforters and fluffy pillows
· Fresh pure cotton bedding
· Wardrobes and hangers
· Side tables and dimmable lamps
· Blackout blinds for good sleep
· Double glazed windows
· A selection of quality teas and coffee
· Unlimited high-speed wifi throughout the apartment
· International power adapters and USB chargers
· Professional style hairdryer
· Washer & dryer

We provide fresh pure cotton bedding, fluffy fresh towels, a selection of organic body washes, shampoos, conditioners, face wash, makeup remover, maps, city and event guides, umbrellas, etc.

Breakfast is self-serve and you are welcome to help yourself to coffee, tea, milk, muesli, cereal and fresh fruits any time.

The neighborhood:
Central Edinburgh is amazing! Vibrant, bohemian, artistic, always fun things going on, very green and walkable, full of history and fun to explore. You are right in the center of all the festivals, cool events, parties, live performances and local attractions:

· Edinburgh Castle
· Fringe!!! OMG amazing!
· Jazz & Blues Festival, International and Art Festival, Royal Military Tattoo
· Pleasance Courtyard and Festival Theatre - only a block away and always tons of festivals and events going on
· The Royal Mile - a must see with tons to see and to do
· Arthur's Seat and Salisbury Crags - an ancient volcano and national park
· Grassmarket and historic Old Town - an UNESCO World Heritage Site
· Calton Hill - a major historic monument with great views over the city
· Edinburgh University and George Square - lots of events
· The National Museum of Scotland and Natural History Museum
· The Scottish National Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery
· Camera Obscura & World of Illusions - very cool place
· The Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre - dangerous!
· Elephant House Cafe - the place where J K Rowling wrote Harry Potter
· Holyrood Park and Holyrood Palace - the Scottish home of the Queen
· Princess Gardens and Scott Monument
· New Town and George Street - great for shopping
· Greyfriars Kirk and St Giles' Cathedral - most impressive one in Scotland
· Summerhall, Queen's Hall and King's Theatre - lots of performances
· Dynamic Earth - very cool earth and science events
· The Scottish Parliament - open to the public with tours
· Tons of great restaurants, cafes, pubs, unique shops and cool hangouts

Feel like escaping into nature? Within minutes you can be hiking up Arthur’s Seat or exploring the Salisbury Crags, immersing yourself in pure wilderness, enjoying panoramic city and ocean views and taking in the fresh air. Alternatively, also only a few minutes from the house is Holyrood Park or you can picnic, play tennis or do yoga at the Meadows, Edinburgh’s largest and most scenic park.

You'll love exploring the city and the many unique shops, cool hangouts, outstanding restaurants (many vegetarian), cafes and pubs right at your doorstep. There are also a Lidl, Sainsbury's, Coop and Tesco within blocks.

Edinburgh is ranked the UK's greenest city and people are exceptionally nice and friendly. Also, it's fairly inexpensive which means your EUR/GBP/USD/Ether/Bitcoins(extremely useful around here!) go a long way.

For day trips by car or bus (there are daily bus tours), some great places to visit are: Glasgow, St Andrews, Stirling Castle and Loch Lomond. There are also tours to Inverness, Loch Ness and the Highlands as well as to Isle of Skye.

Getting around:
Walking: You are within minutes to all the central Edinburgh attractions

Car: The apartment comes with free parking in the courtyard and there are several car rental places nearby

Bus: All the major bus lines heading across town and to various destinations like Rosslyn, Portobello Beach and Leith run only blocks from the house! This means you can catch a bus every other minute and get to places very quickly. For example:

· Airport: 40 min - any bus to either Haymarket or Waverly and then the Airlink Airport Shuttle
· Waverly Train Station: 7 min
· Rosslyn Chapel: 40 min
· Royal Yacht Britannia: 30 min

Bike: Edinburgh is the ideal city for cycling with bike paths to the major attractions and across town running right in front and behind the house! The apartment is bike friendly and we are happy to recommend you some inexpensive local bike rentals.

Taxi cab: Lots of them, fairly cheap and fast (e.g. 25 min to the airport)

LaZooz/Uber/Gett: Usually quick and easy

About us:
We are two young intellectual and liberal tech entrepreneurs and geeks, into traveling, technology, health and sustainability. We are Edinburgh enthusiasts and happy to recommend you some cool things to do and places to see and explore. We live nearby and you can always phone/text/email us if you have any questions or need help with anything. We speak English, German and some French and Spanish.

House rules:
BEFORE booking, message us to check with us for availability FIRST!

Check-in is AFTER 3:00PM and BEFORE 11:00PM. There are NO EXCEPTIONS!

Let us know your precise arrival time in advance so someone can come to the apartment to let you in, give you the keys, wifi access, maps and any other information you may need.

For same day bookings, please allow at least 2 hours between booking and check-in.

Check-out is any time before 11:00AM. You can simply lock the door behind you and drop the keys through the mail slot.

We want to keep the apartment nice and clean which means we expect you to leave your shoes by the door.

You are fully responsible for your guests.

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Space offered Entire place
Accommodates 6
Bed type Real bed
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Bathroom type Private
Size 75.0 m2
Cancellation policy Semi-flexible
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Check-in 15:00
Check-out 11:00
City Edinburgh
ID 457293

Amenities

  • Family-friendly
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Kitchen
  • Free parking
  • Pets allowed
  • Shower/bath
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi
  • Bed linen
  • Dryer machine
  • Hair dryer
  • Kettle
  • Shampoo
  • Towels
  • Breakfast
from $301 /night

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