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15 mins from centre - elegant and unique parkside apartment with stunning views

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3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 7
Edinburgh, Scotland
My spacious third floor victorian flat, is full of light and space It's a real home, distinctive antique furniture, books and original pictures, equipped for the enthusiastic cook. Comfortable and restful. Stunning views of Harrison Park, Pentland hills and the city. Stair access. Not suitable for people with restricted mobility.

The ideal location has been recommended by previous guests - 15 minutes by bus/taxi from Princes street,in peaceful, green, residential setting, beside the Union Canal.

Sitting room
- antique furniture
- enormous sofa which converts to pocket sprung king size bed.
- Wifi, TV with internet capability
- Books and games
- stunning view of park and hills

Dining kitchen
- cooker, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine, fridge freezer, expresso and filter coffee machines., toaster, plenty of c...
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Listing #HL1297766
About the Owner
liz s
Languages spoken:German, English, French
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Check-in is from 3pm and until 11pm. Check-ins after 10.30pm will incur an additional fee. I will not be present during your stay, but you can pick up the keys from my nearby co-host and be shown round. I’ll put you in direct contact with my co-host to confirm arrival time and key handover details. You can expect a rapid response from me or my co-host and normally a personal visit in case of problems In the flat you'll find a Welcome Note, telling you about using the flat and getting around, as well as reminding you of my house rules. I or my co-host will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

We stayed for four nights during the Edinburgh festival and had a great stay. The flat is well equipped with all we needed: Lovely, clean bathroom; Kitchen has a good quality espresso coffee machine - essential; Sitting room has a fantastic view over the beautiful...More

Thank Pat T
liz k, VR Owner at 15 mins from centre - elegant and unique parkside apartment with stunning views, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thanks very much for your kind comments Pat. Glad you all enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Our stay was just wonderful The flat is nice and spacious and Liz and her team are really helpful I highly recommend this place!!

Thank sewadossou
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

We found the apartment is be spacious, comfortably furnished, well-maintained and in pleasant surroundings. The walk into the centre of Edinburgh, along the canal path, was easy and fairy quick - we managed it in 20 mins. There was a frequent supply of taxis for...More

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  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (7)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
No parties or events Unsuitable for stag/hen weekends Quiet when using communal stairs and hall Quiet time after 10pm Wash dishes, empty dishwasher and remove rubbish to communal...
    1 Full bath
    2 Fulls
    1 Twin
    1 Sofa
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1 Aug 2018 -
27 Aug 2018
4 nights
2 Sep 2018 -
16 Dec 2018
autumn let
90 nights -- -- --
22 Dec 2018 -
2 Jan 2019
xmas new year 2018
4 nights
  • Cleanng: £50 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: £200 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The flat is situated 3.5km west of Princes Street in the urban village of Shandon. Much of the area has conservation status because of its quaint little streets of Victorian maisonettes with tiny gardens built for artisans by 19th century philanthropists.
The flat looks out on to the heart of Shandon - lovely Harrison Park,which lies alongside the Union Canal, which has been restored in recent years and is used by narrowboats, rowers and walkers.
Margiottas convenience store and delicatessan, late night opening, 200 m Sainsburys Superstore, Gorgie Road
Restaurants within 5 minute walk - The Caley Sample Room, 1 of 10 best gastropubs in Edinburgh, Angle Park Terrace
- Taste Good chinese restaurant and take away, Slateford Road
Getting around
Many bus routes to city, and all parts of Edinburgh:
35 bus goes to Edinburgh airport, Usher hall, Royal Mile, Parliament, Holyrood House and Royal Yacht Britannia (bus stop: Angle Park Terrace) (15-45 mins)
4 and 44 bus go to Princes Street (25 mins) (bus stop: Slateford Road)
27 bus goes to National Galleries of Scotland, Botanic Gardens (23 mins) (bus stop: Polwarth Crescent)
34, 4, 44 buses go to Haymarket mainline railway station (15 mins)
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh Airport: 9.0 km
Railway: Edinburgh Haymarket: 2.0 km
From Edinburgh Airport -
Bus - 300 bus takes you direct in 40-60 minutes.
Alight at St. Michaels Church, Slateford Road. (cost £4.50 single, open return £7.50).
Airport express bus 100 to Haymarket Railway station (20 mins) + 4/44 bus or taxi (10-15 mins) (cost £5 +)
- Taxi - 20 minutes (cost £20+)

Arriving by rail - go to Haymarket mainline station - take 4/44 bus or taxi

Arriving by car - free on street parking
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 10.0 km.
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