Comfortable, large Victorian apartment, original features, in pleasant neighbour-hood, large park nearby. Free Wifi. Free local parking. Bus stop 2 mins from front-door, frequent service (+ night bus) 15 mins toTown Centre & Festival Venues. Excellent local restaurants, pubs/bars.
English, French and German spoken.
Full Continental breakfast included.
We are in a quiet but well-connected suburb of Edinburgh with easy transport links to the Town Centre
Edinburgh is a wonderful city with many historical and modern attractions. The City is famous for its Festivals, including the International and Fringe Festivals held during August every year. The Festivals cover everything from Ballet & Opera to extreme theatre, and thousands of performers come to perform in the largest comedy festival in the world.
At Xmas time we also have a Winter Festival from beginning of December until January 2nd., covering the famous German Christmas Market & Hogmanay, the fabulous Scottish New Year celebration.
History & culture abound in Edinburgh all year round and many visitors come to see the Edinburgh Castle & the Queen's Palace at Holyrood throughout the year.
Room includes mirrored wardrobes, and large chest of drawers; writing desk and chair, and comfortable armchair. Hairdryer in bedroom. The bathroom is large and light with a "rainwater shower" and a jacuzzi ; fresh linen and towels are provided. 2nd shower-room with WC also available. Guests are welcome to use our comfortable high-ceilinged sitting-room with flat-screen TV, Hi-fi. Continental breakfast is served in our lovely dining room, overlooking attractive local gardens. We can cope with most dietary requirements Beautiful sunsets can be seen from the dining room
Use of Washer-dryer & ironing facilities.
Interaction with guests
We are a lively much-travelled couple who enjoy conversation, music, art , film , and current affairs, and are happy to offer advice and information to our guests on Edinburgh's attractions and how to make the most of your stay in Scotland, be it long or short. French, German as well as English spoken.
Other things to note
We can accommodate vegetarian, and other dietary requirements.
We can help if you forget your power adaptor, phone charger or other paraphernalia of modern life.
We prefer you to remove outdoor shoes when indoors, to help us maintain our beautiful wooden floors.
We are a non-smoking household, with no pets. Please smoke outdoors.
Retired Education & Social Researcher. My wife Carmel is a Solutions Manager with an Electronics Engineering Co.
We are both interested in Films Theatre Books, & History and Politics.
We enjoy the company of our guests look forward to hearing of their experiences. Our son is a pilot & our daughter is a civil servant in Canberra , Australia. We have other family living in California, Australia & Italy.