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Beautiful Apartment in Edinburgh City Centre

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • non smoking only
  • Fireplace
  • children welcome


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 a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 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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New Town Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 48 m²
  • 3 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
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.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(44 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Apartment in Edinburgh City Centre
average rating of 4.9772725 based on 46 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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Immaculate, comfortable flat in beautiful central location

  • 5 of 5

A lovely flat, immaculate, spacious, sunny (even in February!) and beautifully positioned within easy walking of city centre as well as local restaurants etc. Stylishly and generously equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay. The owner is welcoming and helpful.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Edinburgh flat

  • 5 of 5

Great location, beautiful apartment and gracious host.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely beautiful

  • 5 of 5

This flat is beautifully decorated and has everything you could need for a comfortable stay. The location couldn't be better. Right in the middle of everything and yet the flat is beautifully quiet. The owner is great to deal with, he could not be more considerate. We certainly hope to come back.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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The apartment was nicely decorated and very well-maintained.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was perfect for our visit to Edinburgh. Having the kitchen was helpful since we like to eat a light breakfast before heading out for the day's activities. And all the appliances worked and the cabinets and drawers were stocked with adequate utensils and pans . The bed was comfortable, the living room and dining room a nice size. It was also close enough to walk to all the sites we wanted to see. We would book it again if we were to return!

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Apartment in Carlton Terrace

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved this apartment in Carlton Terrace. Everything is organised to ensure your stay is pleasurable. From the well appointed kitchen and the spacious bedroom, to the comfortable lounge area, nothing seems to have been spared. Positioned on Carlton Hill, a manageable walk from the main city area, it is quiet and charming. We thoroughly enjoyed our week exploring Edinburgh with the apartment as our welcoming base.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

New Town Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Low Season
Jan 4 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Mid Season
May 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
High Season
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Festival Season
Aug 2 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Low Season
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Dec 18 2017 - Dec 25 2017
5 night minimum stay
High Season
Dec 26 2017 - Jan 3 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

All rates are inclusive of towels, linen, gas & electricity. Please note the quoted rates are for 1-2 people. There will be a supplement for 3 people so please enquire.

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.

PayPal payments are also accepted but incur a 5% surcharge.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Nearest Airport
12 Kilometres
Edinburgh International Airport
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Edinburgh Waverley
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
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.


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