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Beautiful Apartment in Edinburgh City Centre

Bedrooms 1
Space 516 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

1 bedroom apartment to sleep 3 in Edinburgh's historic New Town

Designed by the architect William Playfair in the middle of the 19th century, Carlton Terrace, along with the adjacent Regent and Royal Terraces, forms part of Edinburgh's prestigious New Town district.

This comfortable one bedroom apartment within Carlton House has recently been refurbished and furnished. Situated on Carlton Terrace, one of Edinburgh's most elegant cobbled streets, this second floor apartment is in a prime location for the city centre attractions as well as its famous viewpoints such as Calton Hill & Arthur's Seat. The Royal Mile and Princes Street are both only a 10 minute walk away.

The apartment's position at the rear of the building ensures privacy, tranquillity and a south facing aspect.

Please note, this is a non smoking apartment.

Local Vicinity: As you walk out of the front door of Carlton House and face London Road Gardens, it is difficult to believe you are only a 5 minute walk from the vibrant restaurant and entertainment district of the East End of Edinburgh. The Playhouse Theatre which stages the latest musicals and shows is a 5 min. walk away and Harvey Nichols and John Lewis department stores are also within 5-10 mins. walk. Add another 5 mins. walk and you'll reach the shopping district of Princes Street and George Street.

Parking: Street parking is available on Carlton Terrace on a metered basis from 08:30-17:30 Mon-Fri but with max. stay 4 hours at any one time. Outside of these times, parking is free. You are virtually guaranteed to find a place right outside the property at any time.

More Details

Mark Howseman
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks Mark - lovely, clean, warm & comfortable flat in a very convenient location for us.
Dec 2013
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Nearest Airport
12 Kilometres
Edinburgh International Airport
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Edinburgh Waverley
Car: not necessary

Edinburgh is steeped in history and as well as providing a city break location, it is also ideally situated for excursions to the beaches and golf courses of East Lothian and Fife.

The city is famous for its Georgian architecture, its open spaces and also its festivals, notably the world's largest arts festival in August and Hogmanay at New Year. The cosmopolitan feel of the city owes its thanks to its foreign visitors, university students and of course the local residents.

A walking tour of Edinburgh's architectural highlights starts on your doorstep and should go on to include the Royal Mile and the Scottish Parliament which are both within a very short distance.

Calton Hill, situated just behind Carlton Terrace is a must for any visit to Edinburgh as it offers fine views of the city and across to Fife and East Lothian. Holyrood Park with Arthur's Seat and Salisbury Crags are also within easy walking distance and here it is easy to forget you are in a city at all.


New Town Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 516 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • A electrical shaver socket is located within the bathroom cabinet.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
  • The bedroom, with double bed, has a large built-in wardrobe as well as large and small chest of drawer units. There is also an additional TV in the bedroom with access to all Freeview TV and Radio channels. A roll-up child's bed can be provided on request. In addition there is a sofa-bed in the lounge for an extra person.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • swimming
The apartment has been tastefully furnished in keeping with the period of the property and the rooms enjoy high ceilings, ornate cornices and dado rails. Both the living room and the bedroom have large south-facing astragalled windows with full length curtains and tie-backs. The apartment has gas central heating throughout. The sitting area has a 3-seater leather sofa which can be converted into a bed if required and the entertainment systems are of the highest quality. The Loewe TV receives Freeview channels, incorporates a hard drive recorder and is attached to the Blu-ray DVD player by HDMI connection. The Bang & Olufsen CD/Radio provides outstanding sound quality and is set up for MP3 player connectivity. There is a selection of books, CDs and DVDs for your enjoyment. The dining table can seat up to 4 people.


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Beautiful Apartment in Edinburgh City Centre
average rating of 4.981132 based on 55 reviews

Highly recommended apartment

  • 5 of 5

First, Mark - the owner - is a top bloke. Extremely helpful and always seems to have a minute to talk when you call up.

Second, the apartment is fantastic. All smartly furnished, very clean and spacious. And we were less than 10 minutes away from Princes street by foot. An extremely generous price for the high standard that is provided.

The description of the apartment is very accurate, and even though the third person takes the sofa bed in the front room, it never once felt cramped.

And there's a great French bakery 2 minutes walk away...but Mark'll tell you all about that when you arrive.

Highly recommended!


29 May - 01 June.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2009
  • Stayed: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent for active guests

  • 5 of 5

Loved every aspect of our stay in this wonderfully appointed apartment located in a delightful quiet neighborhood with ready transportation access and with a most accomodating and gracious host.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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Lovely Edinburgh flat

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable and convuenient.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

.I very much enjoyed staying at this beautiful apartment. Location was excellent

The apartment was beautifully appointed and in pristine condition. Every detail

had been taken into consideration. An added bonus was it was very quiet.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely apartment; quiet yet convenient to sights

  • 5 of 5

This lovely apartment has everything we needed and the location was perfect. The neighborhood is quiet but well within a nice walk to the Royal Mile and Calton Hill. Several restaurants, coffee shops nearby. Mark is a solicitous host and in the building. We fell in love with Edinburgh and hope to return to this very spot!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Trip

  • 5 of 5

Very tastefully decorated and well equipped apartment in a beautiful historic building. Within walking distance of major attractions, Calton Hill, and other amazing views. Mark the owner was very responsive and provided detailed information prior to arrival which was very helpful. Beautiful internal staircase however it may be problematic for older guests, or those with a disability since apartment is on 2nd floor. Don't miss the Edinburgh Botanic Gardens, the National Museum of Scotland (Scottish section) which are must sees and rival those in other parts of the world. Buses are the best way to get around and hop on, hop off bus gives you a good overview and can drop you at both the botanical gardens and museum.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Additional Guest Fee $13.5 per person per night


The above rates are for 1-2 people. There will be a supplement for a third person which will be shown on any quote.

Credit card payment is available via the online booking facility.

Payment is also accepted in GBP or Euro by direct bank transfer. A 25% deposit is required in order to secure a booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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