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Bright, Central Flat With Car Space

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights


Haymarket Apartment Rental Photos and Description

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. The sofa converts to sofa bed, but would only be suitable for one person.

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
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Rhona Douglas
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, A little French
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 4, 2016

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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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

Bright, Central Flat With Car Space
average rating of 4.9259257 based on 30 reviews

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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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
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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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  • 5 of 5

Price, location and play park on site were why we chose this place. We had our car and it was only 10 minutes to the Zoo, plus easy access for day trips to St Andrews and North Berwick. Bus to centre is about 30 minutes one way (including walk and wait) but could be an hour in traffic. Convenient though. Place was so clean, Rhona was lovely, flat had everything we need. Stairwell smells of smoke but apartment doesn't at all. Pillows are lumpy so bring your own if you are fussy about that. Highly recommend this place!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Cozy and convenient

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for a weekend stay in Edinburgh. Nice price and easy access to the city via the busses.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Review Ted Heaslip

  • 5 of 5

I really liked the flat, small and modern with all conveniences, reasonably quiet, friendly Co-op over the road, bus over the road and 15 mins into the town centre, owner very friendly and helpful.

We were here at Fringe time and I found the cooking facilities ideal, much better and more flexible than a B&B alternative. I would recommend it every time.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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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.


Rates & Availability

Haymarket Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Autumn 2016
Sep 1 2016 - Dec 19 2016
2 night minimum stay
Dec 20 2016 - Jan 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 17
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest
Festival 17
Aug 1 2017 - Sep 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

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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Haymarket Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom is white suite with electric shower over bath, glass screen, wash hand basin and wc.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • 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.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
The Sofa in the lounge is a sofa bed, so the apartment may accommodate 1 other guest comfortably.

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