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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 a few hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 November, 2017

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
  • 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 -
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average rating of 4.695652 based on 69 reviews
Sarasota, Florida
5

Couldn’t have asked for more

  • 5 of 5

As the title states, we really could not have asked for more. The apartment was warm and inviting, and we really felt as if we were coming home every night!

The beds were comfortable, the linens were fluffy and nice, and the towels were plush and plentiful. We made good use of both the living and “dining” rooms - though the dining room is more like a second living space (fantastic!). We had plenty of toilet paper, dish soap, and even some shampoo to choose from. We left behind some coffee pods and laundry detergent, and we appreciated that previous guests had done the same. We had all of the dishes we could have needed, though we cooked in only one night. The traditional drying rack was so clever, and it actually took us a bit to find it! Dry-hanging our clothes is definitely not something we are used to, so we did venture out a little wet the next morning. But we learned quickly!

I really cannot say enough about this apartment. The views from the front door include the castle to your left, and historic streets straight ahead. The castle is a 5-7 minute walk up the corner, and Grassmarket is roughly the same if you head straight. It is an absolutely breathtaking city, and the flat exceeded our expectations. Although there were only two of us, we made use of both bedrooms (why not?) and bathrooms.

We will definitely be back to Edinburgh, and we will definitely stay here again! Don’t skip this one - it is incredible!

  • Review Submitted: 13/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay in Edinburgh and the apartment Another fan of the dolly drier- love it Look forward to welcoming you back
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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
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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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5

Excellent apartment

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely place to stay, was made welcome when we arrived, allowed us in early very friendly. Apartment is first class everything you could want for a short break, situated within walking distance of all Edinburgh has to offer, would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 05/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The flat was absolutely PERFECT and soooo comfortable! We loved the location!! Thank you !

  • 5 of 5

We will be back most definitely!!!! Decor was lovely and the large windows wonderful!!

  • Review Submitted: 30/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Look forward to welcoming you back !
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Marion, IL
5

Fantastic location at edge of old town!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this property due to its location in Edinburgh. The Listening accurately shows the view up the hill to the back side of the Castle. The bedrooms were quite spacious as well as the TV room. The property is quite close to Grassmarket Square with its variety of restaurants and shops. The kitchen has modern appliances. And the clothes drying rack which can be raised out of the way works quite well. Master bed was quite comfortable and seemed to be a genuine king size. The wooden shutters were quite tasteful and worked well to block out light and for privacy. I would highly recommend this property for someone wanting to be near the historical part of Edinburgh and the Royal Mile.

  • Review Submitted: 04/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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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 season
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
AU$210
From
AU$262
Fri,Sat
AU$1,222
AU$3,492
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$26 per night, per additional guest
 
Festive Period
1 Dec 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
AU$227
From
AU$262
Fri,Sat
AU$1,397
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$26 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas/New Year
20 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
AU$2,183
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$26 per night, per additional guest
 
Low season
6 Jan 2018 - 2 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$227
From
AU$262
Fri,Sat
AU$1,048
AU$3,492
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$26 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring Half Term
3 Feb 2018 - 18 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$227
From
AU$262
Fri,Sat
AU$1,222
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$26 per night, per additional guest
 
Low
19 Feb 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$227
From
AU$262
Fri,Sat
AU$1,222
AU$3,492
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$26 per night, per additional guest
 
Easter /Mid season
31 Mar 2018 - 25 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
AU$244
From
AU$262
Fri,Sat
AU$1,397
AU$4,365
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$26 per night, per additional guest
 
High season
26 May 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
AU$244
From
AU$262
Fri,Sat
AU$1,572
AU$5,239
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$26 per night, per additional guest
 
Festival
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
AU$8,731
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$26 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn/Fall mid
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
AU$244
From
AU$262
Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$1,397
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$26 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
AU$262
AU$1,397
AU$5,239
 

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