• LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION! Seconds from The Royal Mile
• LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION! Seconds from Scottish Parliament
*. Bath robes, slippers and many extras for your use supplied
Directly opposite the Royal Residence at Holyroodhouse Palace at the foot of the famous and historic Royal Mile and only a few steps away from the Scottish Parliament Building this beautiful city centre apartment effortlessly fuses modern living with traditional Scottish flair. It is a ground floor apartment making it suitable for wheelchair users and boasts a small private patio area directly outside the front door whilst being surrounded by shared gardens.
Whilst the setting could not be more central the property enjoys a peaceful ambience and is in a perfect position for people watching as the open top tour buses stop right outside the apartment window to point out the Palace to the tourists. You can immerse yourself in the grand atmosphere of the Royal Residence - especially as cannon fire can be heard periodically be heard at Her Majesty's request. Although a car is not essential due to the location of this property the apartment has provision for your own private parking in a secure car park.
A few steps from the residence takes you to the heart of century's of Scottish History as well as an abundance of modern cultural, commercial and social centres. The apartment is ideally situated to walk to Princes Street (10 minute walk), Arthur's Seat (2 minute walk), Easter Road at the top of Leith (5 minute walk), The Royal Mile (less than 1 minute walk), Waverley Train Station (8 minute walk) and many more places of historical interest, not to mention the many great eateries and pubs in the nearby vicinity. The apartment lies in a quiet Crescent just off the Royal Mile which is the ancient route between Castle and Royal Palace. There are views of Holyroodhouse Palace and of the breath taking and infamous Salisbury Crags on Arthur's Seat - an extinct volcano in the heart of Edinburgh.
The apartment has been lovingly and tastefully presented with traditional Scottish elements combining effortless modern living with a new, fully fitted and equipped kitchen, fully tiled bathroom with bath and Mira shower.
The kitchen is fully equipped and modern offering; a Washing Machine, Gas Stove, Electric Oven, Fridge/Freezer, Microwave. Steamer and George Foreman Grill. Everything is supplied here whether you want to cook, eat out or order a take away meal from one of dozens of nearby establishments.
The beautiful, bright living room with double aspect windows is comfortably and classically furnished to a high standard which has a distinctly Scottish flavour with Scottish thistles, heather and a comfortable tartan armchair with a Charles Rennie MacIntosh mirror above. You will notice the panorama photograph of Edinburgh on the wall showing the apartment and its fabulous location. There is a comfortable sofa and many small tables dotted about for your convenience. You will also find throws on the sofa which can be used for both comfort and protection of the soft furnishings. There is also optional dining for four people and is thoughtfully equipped with multi channel HDTV, Blu- ray DVD and mobile Broadband. This room houses a large walk-in cupboard in which is a brand new, top of the range, pull- out, optional double bed which folds up and down in a matter of seconds. A selection of books and DVD's and games are also available.
The bedroom is another beautiful room with a shabby chic feel to it with a comfortable brand new double bed and double aspect windows and ample storage. There are many spare towels in one of the wardrobes alongside spare bed linen for both beds; a hairdryer and set of straighteners are also in here for your use.
The apartment would suit many different people (including couples looking for a romantic break, wheelchair users or small groups or families) wanting to make the most of their visit to Edinburgh without lots of travelling in to the town centre. The apartment is within walking distance of bus stops to many areas of Edinburgh including, Leith (for The Royal Yacht Britannia), The Zoo, and Murrayfield, the home of Scotland's Rugby, not to mention the Horse Racing at Musselburgh.
Perfect location in the heart of Edinburgh, suitable for small groups and families. Easy access to all Edinburgh and surrounding areas. Some pets are welcome - please check. Car not necessary but free secure car parking with the apartment. Nearest beach - 5 km....Read more
Holyroodhouse Palace Apartment - city centre flat Edinburgh, Edinburgh & Lothians, Scotland
Additional Location Information
The location of this flat is nothing short of perfect. It's only seconds from the Royal Mile, Scottish Parliament, Arthur's Seat and is quite literally next door neighbour to Holyroodhouse Palace. If you bring a car there is private parking but you'll probably find you will leave it parked for your stay because everything is within easy walking distance,
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