LUXURIOUS 4 STAR VILLA COMMANDS OUTSTANDING VIEWS OF EDINBURGH CASTLE

Muriel Brattisani

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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LUXURIOUS 4 STAR VILLA COMMANDS OUTSTANDING VIEWS OF EDINBURGH CASTLE

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Edinburgh is one of the most beautiful vibrant cities in Europe

This luxurious 4 star townhouse commands outstanding views of Edinburgh Castle and city. With 100% grading for quality and hygiene by the Scottish board. Blackford Lodge is a great location for seminars business or functions, golfing, walking, shopping or exploring the city. We are self-catering or serviced (surcharge applies). Blackford Lodge is in a very exclusive quiet area with easy access to Edinburgh’s old town with its abundance of restaurants and bars. The spectacular Edinburgh festival and Hogmanay fireworks can be enjoyed from the large patio extending from the luxurious spacious lounge. Babysitting service is available with our favourite Grandma Joan Rivals. Also our exciting hair and beauty service and Salon Fairnington close by with an in-your-villa service or 10% discount for in-salon treatments.

Edinburgh is one of the most beautiful vibrant cities in Europe. Discover our great castles and palaces, historic houses, excellent museums and galleries, fascinating shops, tours of other superb attractions such as museums, botanical gardens, aquarium, science centre, ghost tour, royal yacht, castles, cathedrals. Visit the Scotch Whiskey experience next to Edinburgh Castle and more.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Muriel Brattisani

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2010
Speaks english
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
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Reviews

Reviews

Luxurious 4 star villa commands outstanding views of Edinburgh Castle
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
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Luxurious 4 star villa commands outstanding views of Edinburgh Castle
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+44 (0)1890 820590
Blackford Edinburgh
Marathon, NY USA
5

Blackford Lodge

  • 5 of 5
When arriving in a a new city that initial ride in the taxi to the house can be a little unnerving. It felt like an age and it seemed as though we were
driving further and further away from central Edinburgh. I will admit that my traveling companions were given me the evil eye. However upon arriving at this absolutely beautiful house all was forgiven. The view from the living room is indescribably beautiful. You can see the full run of Edinburgh from the castle to Arthur's seat. It is breath taking. Muriel provides her tenants with the renter's bible ( as christened by one of my traveling companions). It contains loads of information about the house and appliances, how to get about in Edinburgh, local shops everything you might need. Muriel herself is very helpful as well, calling to check that everything is in order. You are barely a ten minute walk to the bus station and then a five minute ride will have you right on the Royal Mile or Princes St. I would highly recommend this property and plan to use it again to Edinburgh in the
future.
  • Submitted: May 12, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Luxurious 4 star villa commands outstanding views of Edinburgh Castle
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p471308
+44 (0)1890 820590
Blackford Edinburgh
Belgium
5

Awesome rental -- better than home!

  • 5 of 5
This was a fantastic rental! We traveled to Edinburgh with two small children (both under age 3) and we couldn't have picked a better location. Pictures don't do the house justice as it was in excellent condition, extremely spacious and the views were magnificent. It had everything we needed and there were detailed descriptions for potential problem areas (i.e. how to use the dishwasher, washer/dryer, etc). Muriel called us the day we arrived to make sure everything was in order and offered great advice on local bus routes, shopping, etc. The house had all of the tourist maps/flyers you would find in a hotel and we were never at a loss as to where something might be.

The house is also right by a main bus line and you could reach Princes Street in about 20 minutes or a park with playground in less than 10. It is located right near the Royal Observatory which has some great walking trails. Cameron Toll Shopping Center is about 5 mins away by car with all your shopping needs. There is also a small shop at the bottom of the hill with essentials.

If you don't want to head downtown or want to skip cooking there are some great restaurants that deliver. Flyers are in the house. The food from India Today was fantastic!

The only challenge for us with small children was that the house is on a rather large hill. Getting down is no problem but be prepared to do some walking on the way up, although there is a shortcut (with stairs) and the streets have almost no traffic.

Edinburgh was a great city and this rental made it even better. We have rented from about 5 or 6 places throughout Europe and this has been the best one by far. I can't say enough good things about it and would highly recommend it to others. Even though it's not directly downtown you can't go wrong with staying here!
  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2010
  • Stayed: Oct 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Edinburgh
Nearest Ferry
3.5 Kilometres
Leith
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Waverly
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
M8 Junction 1
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Cramond & Portabello
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Kilometres
The Braidburn Inn
Nearest Ski
3 Kilometres
Fairmilehead
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Kilometres
The Braidburn Inn
Car: not necessary
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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Blackford Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Rate 4
Aug 1 2014 - Aug 31 2014
3 night minimum stay
£734
From
£533
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,200
 
 
Rate 5
Sep 1 2014 - Sep 30 2014
3 night minimum stay
£600
£1,800
 
 
Rate 6
Oct 1 2014 - Oct 31 2014
3 night minimum stay
£567
£1,700
 
 
Rate 7
Nov 1 2014 - Dec 19 2014
3 night minimum stay
£534
£1,600
 
 
Rate 8
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 4 2015
3 night minimum stay
£734
£2,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes Rates above based on 6 -8.6 or fewer guests below(min 3 nights)
4th Jan-31st March £850weekly £284nightly
1st April-31st May £900weekly £300nightly
1st May-31st June £1200weekly £400nightly
1st June-31st July £1300weekly £434nightly
1st Aug-31st Aug £2200weekly £734nightly
1st Sept-31st Sept £1300weekly £434nightly
1st Oct-31st Oct £1100weekly £367nightly
1st Nov-19th Dec £900weekly £300nightly
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Amenities

Amenities

Blackford Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Catering available
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Living Room
  • Broadband Access
  • Parking On Street
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Bottled Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Security System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Parking
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
  • Telephone
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Lobster Pot
  • Stove
  • Grill
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • The oak furnished large double bedroom has an Emperor bed and is also excellent as a family room where high quality futons can be added. We can supply 2 baby cots and high chairs. In addition to the 4 bedrooms, the smaller sitting room contains a double French wall bed. Maximum capacity is 8 adults.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Golf Clubs
  • Wood Deck
  • Deck / Patio
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • forests
  • live theater
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
  • coin laundry
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • scenic drives
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • skiing
  • golf
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • mountain climbing
Notes:
Dining room has a large marble oak table, sumptuous leather dining chairs and a large breakfast bar with additional 4 breakfast chairs. We can supply 2 baby cots and high chairs. Please note: The property is suitable for the elderly, but not for the infirm. Long term rentals price negotiable.
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