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Location, Location, Location!!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 150 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

A Two Bedroom, Two Bathroom Luxrious Apartment In The Heart Of Edinburgh.

Castle Terrace in the historic West End. It is south facing with high ceilings,huge sash windows and working shutters. The stunning lounge has comfortable seating for six, TV and wifi

The master bedroom has a luxurious super king size bed and an ensuite with shower. There is a second large double bedroom, a family bathroom with shower over the bath. There is a double sofa bed is in the dining room which affords a third couple a separate room.

There is a brand new kitchen with dishwasher and washing machine.

The apartment is on the first floor. There is no lift.

In common with other capital cities parking is expensive and difficult.

More Details

Owner
Val Leek
Member since: 2010
Speaks english, french
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 February, 2018

About Val Leek

The main attractions in Edinburgh for me are my two wee grandsons.

Based in the North East of England ,Castle Terrace is our second holiday apartment in Edinburgh -the first purchased in 2004.

Val Leek purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Val Leek chose Old Town

A Coup de Coeur It was love at first when I walked into this apartment.

What makes this apartment unique

Classical elegance, modern kitchen and bathrooms,/sunny position and unbeatable location. It simply has it all.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Old Town, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 150 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Do help yourself to kitchen and bathroom consumables. Do not interfere with stored duvets or bedding
Location Type:
  • City Centre
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double bed
  • The master bedroom has a luxurious super king bed, wardrobe dressing table and bedside cabinets and an ensuite. The large second double room has a wardrobe, bedside cabinets and ample room for travel cot.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(75 traveller reviews)

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Location, Location, Location!!
average rating of 4.68 based on 75 reviews
Liverpool UK
5

Beautiful apartment central to everywhere

  • 5 of 5

Just back from a great weekend in Edinburgh. The apartment was spotless, it’s really spacious and so nicely decorated. Big lofty rooms tastefully decorated we could have stayed in and had a great time! Very easy to communicate with Val and Ashley who kindly lets us check in early and late when we left. I would definitely stay here again and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend to others!

  • Review Submitted: 04/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back.
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5

Excellent location and very well furnished, well prepared

  • 5 of 5

Great apartment in every way

  • Review Submitted: 18/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lake Macquarie Australia
5

If you really want to experience Edinburgh you need to stay at 1/35 Castle Terrace

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable Flat(Scottish for apartments) in the best location for exploring The Old and New Town of Edinburgh either walking or using the excellent public transport system. As two couples we found the flat excellent, 2 bathrooms separate lounge and dining rooms, everything you need in the kitchen. We stayed for 8 nights over New Year period excellent washing and drying arrangement for clothes and when you come in from the rain and snow.

  • Review Submitted: 03/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful apartment great location

  • 5 of 5

This is the third time our party has stayed in this beautiful apartment. It has everything we need for a comfortable stay. It is within walking distance to princess street , approx 10-15 mins leisurely stroll. Local supermarket for essentials is less than 5 mins away, as is Grassmarket, where there is many places to eat drink or shop. Edinburgh is a very busy place, but you can guarantee you will get a good nights sleep at Castle terrace, we all look forward to returning to this lovely place again next year.

  • Review Submitted: 01/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Rugby weekend

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous Edinburgh base for a rugby weekend in Edinburgh. Lovely traditional flat with loads of character and original features in the heart of the old town. Clean, cosy, warm (and it was a freezing weekend!), tastefully decorated and well stocked. Close to Lothian Road for restaurants and cinema, and Westport and Grassmarket for pubs and outdoor market. Would definitely book again - highly recommended. Val and Ashley were helpful throughout.

  • Review Submitted: 22/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We look forward to welcoming you back Thank you Val
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US expat in Germany
5

Comfortable, stylish flat

  • 5 of 5

We were in Edinburgh for a conference at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, a perfect 7-minute walk from the flat. The property was spacious and comfortable for the three of us (a couple and a single) with good beds and a nice living room for a bit of entertaining. The high-ceilinged, light-filled rooms added to the flat's gracious feel. Communication was easy and prompt with Val and Ashley. It's a lovely walk around the castle or through the Princess Street Gardens to all of the features that makes Edinburgh so appealing. We'd definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: 18/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We look forward to your return!
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Edinburgh Airport
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
The Footlights
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Bruntsfield
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Waverly Street station
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Edinburgh ring road
Nearest Restaurant
10 Metres
Castle Terrace
Nearest Ski
10 Kilometres
artificial ski slope Pentlands
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Portobello
Car: not necessary

Castle Terrace is a luxurious apartment in the heart of Edinburgh.

This attractive property is located in the historic Old Town district at the foot of Edinburgh Castle. Steeped in some of Edinburgh’s greatest history. Greater Grassmarket is only minutes walk away from the apartment and to the popular Royal Mile. The apartment is conveniently located for Lothian Road which has a wide and varied range of amenities including shops, restaurants, bars and bistros. Stroll along the old George IV Bridge, where you’ll meet the famous Greyfriars Bobby, before walking through some of Edinburgh’s oldest and most photographed streets including Candlemaker Row, Victoria Street, West Port and our famous view of the great Edinburgh Castle. A vibrant and popular meeting place for visitors and locals alike, you can soak up the medieval atmosphere and enjoy its splendid views of the nearby castle. The area is well served by buses, the new City tram service and an express bus runs from Waverley Station to Edinburgh International Airport. The railways stations of Waverley and Haymarket

This incredibly beautiful city is easy to explore on foot. Princes Street, The Royal Mile and the lively Grassmarket are a few minutes walk away. For outlying attractions (The Royal Yacht Britannia, The Botanic Gardens, Dynamic Earth etc) the hop on hop off tourist bus stops a few metres away. Every Saturday there is a farmers' in Castle Terrace. This will satisfy anyone wishing to taste Scottish fare with porridge, croissants, bacon and Angus beef burgers and cheese to sample. If more serious self catering is on the agenda you will find Scottish cheeses, venison, fresh fish and seafood, smoked salmon and haddock, Aberdeen Angus Beef, lamb and mutton.

The nearby restaurants and bars are too numerous to mention and will suit every taste and pocket.. The Castle Terrace Michelin starred restaurant is just next door, the Usher Hall and theatres just behind the apartment. Despite their close vicinity you will get a good night's sleep as the location of the apartment is not on a main thoroughfare for traffic or revellers.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Old Town, United Kingdom

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Low
19 Feb 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$230
From
AU$265
Fri,Sat
AU$1,238
AU$3,538
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$27 per night, per additional guest
 
Easter /Mid season
31 Mar 2018 - 25 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
AU$248
From
AU$265
Fri,Sat
AU$1,415
AU$4,422
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$27 per night, per additional guest
 
High season
26 May 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
AU$248
From
AU$265
Fri,Sat
AU$1,592
AU$5,307
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$27 per night, per additional guest
 
Festival
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
AU$8,845
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$27 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn/Fall mid
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
AU$265
From
AU$265
Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$1,592
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$27 per night, per additional guest
 
low season
1 Nov 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$248
From
AU$265
Fri,Sat
AU$1,415
AU$3,538
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$27 per night, per additional guest
 
festive period
1 Dec 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$265
AU$1,415
 
 
Christmas/New Year
21 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
AU$2,653
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$27 per night, per additional guest
 
festival
1 Aug 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
AU$2,653
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$27 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
AU$265
AU$1,415
AU$5,307
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The midweek rate is for a minimum of 3 nights. any 2 night stay is subject to weekend rates. The rental rate includes the cost of linen and towels for up to 2 guests The rental rate includes meet and greet and cleaning the apartment at the end of the letting period.
For parties over 2 there is an additional charge of £15 per head per night
There are no additional taxes or charges

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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