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City Centre Georgian Main Door Flat in New Town
City Centre Georgian Main Door Flat in New Town
3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
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This bright and central one bedroom flat for 2-3 people forms the ground floor of a late Georgian/Regency period townhouse in Edinburgh's prestigious New Town in the heart of the city.

The space

This elegant property in Unesco's World Heritage site, New Town, was built in 1820 and has many original late Georgian/Regency features, including dado panelling, high ceilings, shutters and a beautiful fireplace.

This ground floor flat is accessed via three shallow steps leading to a private stone platform with planting and front door.

The bright and spacious living room features a beautiful Regency period fireplace, large dining table and sofa bed, which can be made up on request. A flat screen TV with DVD player and fast Wi-Fi are also available, as well as a large library of books which guests are welcome to browse during their stay.

A hospitality tray which includes a kettle, tea, coffee, sugar and milk as well as Scottish shortbread biscuits is provided and the room also features a minibar and a complimentary bottle of prosecco.

The main kitchen isn't included with this listing but a microwave and toaster can be provided on request in addition to the minibar fridge and kettle.

A master bedroom overlooks a tranquil rear garden and is very peaceful. A blackout blind and traditional shutters assist a restful sleep. In the vestibule outside the bedroom hanging space for coats is provided and shelves for cases, clothes and personal belongings.

Luxury Egyptian cotton white towels and complimentary toiletries are provided in the bathroom, which features a bath and powerful shower.

Guest access

Guests have sole use of the property. If requested, Stuart can meet you at the apartment between 1-1.30 otherwise access details will be provided by phone/email.

Interaction with guests

The property is completely private for the duration of your stay but guests are welcome to contact us anytime. We will email guests a few days before arrival to give them all the access details to the property.

Other things to note

Feel free to check with us as sometimes we are able to offer flexible check in and check out times.

Due to insurance restrictions, the fireplace is decorative only.

A welcome hamper or luxury items can be arranged on request. Please ask for a quote based on size and your preferences.


Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed, 1 crib

Amenities
Internet
Wireless Internet
Breakfast
Indoor Fireplace

Prices
Extra people £50 / night after 2 guests
Security Deposit £150
Weekly Discount: 20%
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 1PM
Check out by 11AM

This flat best suits solo, couples and business travellers. We can provide a travel cot for babies. Not suitable for groups/parties due to quiet residential area.

Please try to leave the property as you found it. This is our home and we would be grateful if you treat it as such. To make your stay as pleasant as possible, please contact us if anything is damaged or not working so that we can fix it as soon as possible.

Please, no eating in the bedroom.

STRICTLY NO SMOKING in the apartment. Any guest breaking this rule will be charged £100 via the security deposit.

Any guest that leaves damage will be charged £100 extra for deep cleaning.

BEFORE DEPARTURE: Please leave the property as you found it. Turn off all lights and taps. Close and lock all doors and windows.

As you leave, please leave the keys on the living room table. There will be a charge of £10 for lost keys.

Any items left in the apartment that have to be posted back will be charged at £15 plus post and packaging.

If you have any urgent issues related to your accommodation please call us immediately on the emergency numbers provided.

Please be courteous to our neighbours and we hope you have a wonderful stay.


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Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

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Angela User Profile
September 2017
Stuart and Kerry's place was absolutely divine. It is exactly the type of place we'd imagined staying while in Edinburgh. The complimentary champagne, biscuits, tea and whisky were simply bonuses to the adorable flat. It is a bit of a walk from the Royal Mile and the sites there but we ultimately enjoyed being further from the businesses of Old Town. The biggest bonus is that to reach the flat, it's all downhill from the train station. After a long night getting to Scotland, that was a welcome discovery! Would highly recommend this place to anyone visiting Edinburgh.

Catherine User Profile
September 2017
What a lovely flat! It was beautifully decorated and in a great location. Stuart and Kerry were easy to contact and kind, leaving fresh flowers for us. We had a great weekend.

Stewart User Profile
August 2017
Super townhouse, super location, super hosts. Comfortable, stylish and a little bit bookish. Perfect. We stayed for all of August and became regulars at Valvona & Crollas nearby on Elm Row for coffee. Perfect (again). We plan to be back.

Amanda User Profile
July 2017
Stuart and Kerry were wonderful hosts, incredibly responsive and accommodating. Whilst we never actually met them, getting the key was really easy and they left us lots of instructions and lovely drinks and snacks - and even free museum tickets! The flat is lovely and looks exactly as it does in the pictures. The only downsides were the very creaky - and quite small - bed which made for a broken nights sleep - and the relatively loud noise of people walking about in the flat above quite early in the morning which meant lie-ins were off the cards.

Mark User Profile
July 2017
The flat from Kerry and Stuart is a very nice and elegant little flat. The room design in all rooms including the bathroom is perfectly coordinated and with lots of love for furnishing. There are several beautiful little details. We also had fresh flowers in the living and bedroom and the possibility to have a good tea and some sweets or a glass Prosecco. It was great and we really enjoyed our time in this brilliant Scottish rooms.

Michelle User Profile
July 2017
This home is gorgeous, and Stuart and Kerry really make the place comfortable for their guests. They offer a welcome tray with sweets, tea, and coffee, and they provide bottles of water and even a nice bottle of Prosecco. And they left us with guide books and free museum tickets! Fresh flowers in the dining area and bedroom were a lovely touch, and they even provide small shampoo and body wash in the bathroom--an unexpected and appreciated detail! Their home is conveniently located yet in a quiet residential area. Our stay here was very pleasant!

Emma User Profile
July 2017
Great location and well looked after if we needed by great hosts. Thank you.

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