- 3 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Sleeps 6
Description from the owner
A fabulous city centre self catering apartment with it's own secure parking space.
Our apartment is in a fantastic location, only 1 minute walk to the historic Royal Mile with all it’s famous tourist attractions including Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace and 5 minutes walk to the main shopping thoroughfare of Princes Street and the city's main railway station. It is in a little private courtyard with it’s own secure parking space for one car (not easy to get in the city centre!).
It has 3 bedrooms, 1 small double, 1 standard double & the 3rd with a zip/link bed which gives you the flexibility of having 2 singles or 1 super king size ...Read more
Edinburgh, Edinburgh & Lothians, Scotland
Additional Location Information
This stylish apartment is situated in Edinburgh’s historic Old Town. It is within very easy walking distance of all the major tourist attractions including the Palace of Holyrood House ( the Queen’s residence when staying in Edinburgh), the new award winning Scottish Parliament and the Royal Mile, containing a thousand years of turbulent Scottish history.
The Royal Mile is the historic backbone of Edinburgh’s Old Town, linking together it’s two Royal strongholds – Edinburgh Castle at one end and the Palace of Holyrood at the other. From the apartment, the Royal Mile is less than 2 minutes walk away and Waverley Station, the city’s main railway station is only 5 minutes walk in the other direction. The fashionable East End is also a short walk from the apartment and is host to a large number of designer shops including Louis Vuitton, Calvin Klein, Armani and Harvey Nichols. The area is also host to a large number of bars and clubs and some of Edinburgh’s finest restaurants.
The apartment is also perfectly positioned for access to the city’s finest parks, particularly the Queen’s Park which is approximately 3 minutes walk away and is an outstanding piece of wild highland landscape in the centre of the city.The Queen’s Park has Arthur’s Seat, (an active volcano about 250 million years ago) at it’s centre. This hill rises above the city to a height of 251 metres (823 feet) and the panoramic views from the top are the finest you will find. The walks around the Hill and it’s 3 lochs are also outstanding.
Whether you are looking for history, nature, culture, fine dining or shopping or a mix of them all, this apartment is in the perfect location for you.
The apartment is situated on Calton Road,on the 2nd floor of Buchanan Court. It benefits from it’s own secure allocated parking space. Access to the apartment is via a good quality audio entry phone system. Opposite are Victorian buildings, tastefully converted into modern apartments. This is a very historic area which was named a World Heritage site in 1995.
More About This Location
Car is not necessary
Last updated on February 24, 2015
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- Local Guides/Maps
- Linens Provided
- Central heating
- Housekeeping Optional
- Clothes Dryer
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Stove or Oven
- Stereo or CD player
- Satellite or cable TV
- DVD Player
- Balcony or terrace
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - ask
- Suitable for the elderly - ask
- Wheelchair accessible - no