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Bright, Central Flat With Car Space

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 91 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroomed Flat Close To City Centre

Our 1 bedroom holiday flat is ideally located in the Gorgie Area of the City. The flat is set back from the main road with a small play park in front, ideal for young children. There is one car space to the rear of the building.

The Gorgie district is ideally placed for easy access to the main heart of commerce and history which is the centre of Edinburgh. Areas close by include Dalry, Haymarket and Murrayfield.

Local shops on Gorgie Road offer a comprehensive and diverse range of services and other amenities including banking, Post Office facilities, dentists and doctors and a range of cosmopolitan shops. Leisure and recreational opportunities nearby include Saughton Public Park, Gorgie City Farm and Fountain Park Leisure Complex. Napier University close by for the more mature student.

Excellent public transport links provide easy, quick access to the City Centre and beyond. The Edinburgh City Bypass, Edinburgh International Airport, the Forth Road Bridge and the major A1 motorway networks are all easily accessible by car.

Gorgie has an excellent bus service operating to the whole city all the time and you can be on Princess street in less than 15 minutes.

The flat which is on the first floor has one bedroom with double bed, built-in wardrobe, and chest of drawers. Hairdryer is provided.

The Lounge has dining table and chairs, sofa and TV with built in DVD.

Kitchen comes fully equipped with washing machine, microwave, toaster and kettle, fridge and freezer and iron & ironing board.

The bathroom has electric shower over a bath, with WC and washbasin there is also a heated towel rail in the bathroom.

Wifi is also available.

Decor is light and neutral.

More Details

Owner
Rhona Douglas
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, A little French
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 24, 2017

About Rhona Douglas

My name is Rhona, I live in Edinburgh with my family. I was brought up in Africa and have travelled quite a bit when I was younger. I used to work in the tourist industry in hotels and travel trade and also helped to run my parents guest house, so I know a bit about what people are looking for when far from home.

Rhona Douglas purchased this apartment in 2014

Guestbook comments from the owner

Rhona was really nice and was there waiting for us even though we arrived

pretty late (thanks for that).

The flat is very nice, warm and clean. Located very close to a main road,

but very quiet and with private parking. Had everything you could want if

staying for a long period.
May 2014
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Amenities

Haymarket Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom is white suite with electric shower over bath, glass screen, wash hand basin and wc.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
  • The bedroom is light, with a double divan bed, with built in wardrobe, and bedside cabinets. The window looks out onto the playpark below.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Bright, Central Flat With Car Space
average rating of 4.9375 based on 35 reviews
5

Clean, close to public trans

  • 5 of 5

Flat was very nicely furnished. Even had some DVDs and player for a chill night after a busy day. Rhona was very helpful and easy to work with. We had a great experience!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Property was immaculate, great location.

  • 5 of 5

The flat was clean , cosy and just perfect for us. Great location with regular buses and everything you need on the street. Rhona was very helpful and a great hostess.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Lochgilphead
5

Cracking wee flat in Edinburgh

  • 5 of 5

Stayed for 4 nights over Hogmanay, and it's perfect. Right on several main bus routes (although limited service over festive season), and easy walking to city centre, Arthur's Seat, and shops. Would definitely stay again. Parking included, and Rhona left supplies in kitchen, including tea, coffee, milk, cereal, bread, eggs and there were books, dad's and games available.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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5

Wonderful location!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at this flat! It had every amenity and was very convenient. The bus to Edinburgh City Center is right out front.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location to city centre

  • 5 of 5

Perfect size for 2 people. Located on bus route directly to the city centre. Safe area, we travelled by bus from the Tatoo at 11:30 pm, bus stop right out front. We arrived early and Rhona was just finishing getting it ready for our early arrival.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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West Yorkshire
5

Lovely flat in a great location

  • 5 of 5

My sister and I spent the weekend at Rhona's flat as a base to explore Edinburgh. The flat is in a great location, just 10/15 mins bus ride to Princes street with a bus stop right outside. Having a parking space for the car was also an added bonus as I have stayed in Edinburgh several times before and always has to pay to park. The flat itself was clean, nicely laid out and well equipped for a short stay. Rhona met us at the flat to let us in and show us around. Overall a lovely weekend, would definitely use the flat again. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Edinburgh Airport
Nearest Train
2.4 Kilometres
Haymarket Station
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Fountain Park Centre
Nearest Ski
9 Kilometres
Hillend Ski Centre
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
Cramond Beach
Car: not necessary

Gorgie is an area in the city of Edinburgh, it has shops, banks, play park and within walking distance is Gorgie City Farm which is a great family activity. It is possible to walk to the city, or there are buses running frequently nearby.

If visiting for the first time, Edinburgh Castle is a must see and then stroll down the Royal Mile to Holyrood Palace, home to the Queen when she is in Edinburgh.

Fountain Park is also very nearby,which boasts a fitness centre, cinema complex, 10 pin bowling as well as several restaurants.

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Rates & Availability

Haymarket Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 17
May 1 2017 - Jul 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$65
 
 
Festival 17
Aug 1 2017 - Sep 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
$65
 
 
Long Term
Jan 2 2018 - Apr 2 2018
91 night minimum stay
$3,249
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$91
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Extra guest pays £20 per person per night.

Children under 10 go free

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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