Scotty wishes you welcome on the king sized bedLarge double bedroom with a Scottish feel
Charming Cozy Central Georgian Flat

Entire home/flat

4 guests

2 bedrooms

3 Beds

Entire home/flat

4 guests

2 bedrooms

3 Beds

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About this listing

A unique opportunity to stay in an historic building in the city centre. This spacious Georgian New Town basement flat has modern facilities for a comfortable stay. Its position allows easy access to the main attractions, restaurants and shops. It is well served by buses to take you anywhere in the city or a day in the country.

The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1.5
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 3
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/flat


Cleaning Fee: £20
Security Deposit: £100
Weekly Discount: 10%
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The space

The flat is a bright basement flat build in 1820 which still has many original features, including working shutters. There are steep stone steps down from the street to the front door so the flat is not suitable for anyone with mobility problems, and care must be taken on them. This area is not looking it's best, we are waiting for repairs to be carried out on a wall.

The light and airy south facing living room is very quiet despite a bus stop and main street close by. You can relax in this spacious room after a busy day sightseeing or eat at the dining table that seats six.

There are two good sized bedrooms, one with a British king sized double and one twin room, both rooms are very quiet as situated at the back of the flat.

There is a well equipped kitchen with a small fridge with freezer compartment and a washing machine, but no dryer. The bathroom has been converted to a shower room with a vintage feel, there is no bath. The W.C. is separate from the shower room.

We provide high quality bedding and towels for each guest as well as a cot and /or toddler rail and high chair on request. There will be a welcome pack of fruit, tea, coffee, sugar and milk as well as Scottish shortbread biscuits. There are complimentary soaps and shampoos. You will find plenty of guide books, DVD's, CD's, books, games, puzzles and a toy box as well as a flat screen TV and WI-FI. Our flat, and the flat below share the front door and patio where we have a secure store for bicycles, let me know if you require this. The flat has a strict no smoking rule and also, sorry no pets.

During your stay you have exclusive use of the flat, make yourselves at home. I will not be able to meet you as I do not live in the city but my cousin does and we can be contacted anytime on the numbers in the welcome notes, we are only too pleased to help. Our family use the flat often when we stay in the city and the belongings in it have been in our family for two generations, enjoy and respect.

I love the fact the flat is in the New Town and close to the City centre in a vibrant area with wonderful grand architecture but has a village feel with many small shops, bars and restaurants close by.
Just across the road you can access Carlton Hill which gives you not only fabulous views of famous landmarks like the Castle, St Giles Cathedral, Scott Monument, Holyrood House, the Scottish Parliament, and Arthur's seat but also wonderful views over roof tops to the sea and Fife.

The flat is very close to several bus stops that will take you everywhere in the city. Most attractions are within walking distance and there are cycle routes round the city which can be accessed close to the flat. The new tram line from the airport terminates 5 minutes walk from the flat.

Take a look at Edinburgh Innertube Map which will give you traffic free routes round the city.The flat is very close to the Stand Comedy Club where comedy can be found every night. Check their website for times.

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is after 3PM

As this is a family home could you please respect and take care of it, leaving it as you find it. Also:
To use the shower TURN the handle DO NOT pull forward.
No out door shoes in the flat.
Please respect other residents.
For your safety, the flat security and your insurance no unregistered guests over night please.
When you leave please put your rubbish in the street bins at the end of the street.
Thank you.



Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay

Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

219 Reviews

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Jim User Profile
May 2017
This is a lovely flat - cozy, spacious and very comfortable in a great location. We were able to walk to all the Edinburgh attractions from Wendy's place.

Rémi User Profile
May 2017
Lovely location with everything you need...
Wendy User ProfileWendy is a superhost.
Response from Wendy:
Thank you for your review, so glad you enjoyed your stay.
May 2017

Oscar User Profile
May 2017
The flat is centrally located and easy access to the city center (around 10 min walk). It is also close to various restaurants, shops. If you are in EDI for a weekend this is the place to stay. Check in was very smooth and Wendy made it super easy. The flat it is as you see in the pics, very wide, very clean, you feel like your own home. Thank you Wendy!
Wendy User ProfileWendy is a superhost.
Response from Wendy:
Thank you for the great review, my pleasure to make your stay as good as possible.
May 2017

Nina User Profile
May 2017
Loved our stay at Wendy's house. Charming house. Lovely host.

Alexandria User Profile
April 2017
The flat is cozy and welcoming in a good location. It is within 30 minutes walking distance of all the attractions in the city center, close to the tram from the airport and has a bus stop close for easy access.
Wendy User ProfileWendy is a superhost.
Response from Wendy:
Thank you for the helpful review.
April 2017

Yiyi User Profile
April 2017
Wendy's flat is the best one which l lived. It is clean and beautiful. Wendy also is a good householder. It is a good travel because i lived in a good flat

Peter User Profile
April 2017
Perfect stay! Thanks so much
Wendy User ProfileWendy is a superhost.
Response from Wendy:
So glad you had a good time, you are welcome back anytime.
April 2017

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Wendy User ProfileWendy is a superhost.

I am half Scottish and half Austrian, and proud of my heritage. I lived in Edinburgh until I was 21, so I am really excited that you are planning a visit here.
I adore cooking and eating. I love all variations of performing arts. I am a keen Open Water swimmer, reluctant cyclist, aged skier and horse ride who enjoys walking in the country and visiting stately homes. I have an eclectic taste in music from classical to 70's disco hits. I like gardening, but I'm not green fingered!
I am married and we have travelled mostly in Europe but thoroughly enjoyed our trips to Kenya and Zanzibar. Over the past three years we have travelled to Thailand, Singapore, New Zealand, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos.
Our favourite places in Britain are the west coast of Scotland, Cornwall, Lake and Peak Districts, where we either camp, stay in holiday cottages or Airbnb.
My motto is to treat people how YOU would like to be treated, with respect and kindness.

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Response time: within an hour

Business details
Business name: A Wendy House Ltd