Our comfortable and stylish 2 bedroom apartment sleeps four. It is in the Abbeyhill Colonies Conservation Area, traditional historic cottages built in the 1880s. Colony apartments are a style of housing unique to Edinburgh.
This apartment has been our much loved home for five years and is beautifully furnished and well equipped.
The apartment is walking distance to the Royal Mile, Princes Street, Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh Waverley train station and most Edinburgh Festival venues.
This bright and airy apartment has a private garden with cherry tree, apple tree and space to sit outside. Outdoor steps lead you to a private front door on the first floor. The apartment is on two levels.
On the first floor, there is a comfortable and spacious living room. There are large sofas, a fireplace with electric stove and a TV with Netflix, a Roku Box and a DVD player. It's a great place to watch a movie or curl up with a book after a hard day's sightseeing.
There is also a large L-shaped living space with kitchen. There is a desk with a bluetooth printer, dining table and small sofa. This room gets the morning sun and is a great space for a lazy weekend brunch.
The Habitat kitchen is compact but well equipped. There is a large Bosch fridge freezer, integrated Smeg dishwasher, gas oven and hob, toaster, kettle, microwave, cafetiere and all the dishes, cups, bowls and other utensils you will need.
There is a a large bedroom with kingsize bed and lots of storage and a smaller double room with a large window.
The bathroom has an electric shower over a bath. The hot water for the bath comes from a combi-boiler which heats the water as you need it.
There is a washing machine, dryer, iron and ironing board you can use. There are radiators in every room, just increase the thermostat if it gets cold.
Bedding, bed linen and towels are provided.
We have 100MB broadband internet. There is a good wifi and phone signal everywhere in this apartment.
If there are any items you particularly need, please let us know and we'll do our best to help you out.
Disponible para huéspedes
You will have access to the whole apartment and the private garden.
Check in is between 1pm and 9pm.
Check out is 11am.
(We may be able to be flexible with these timings depending on other bookings. Please let us know if you have any special requests)
Atención a los huéspedes
We won't be staying the apartment but we will be nearby if you need us for anything.
Otros aspectos destacables
It is the 70th anniversary of the Edinburgh International Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August. The Edinburgh International Book Festival is also on. The Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world - don't miss it!
I'm from Edinburgh and have lived in this part of the city for many years with my Australian husband Luke. We love this part of town and hope you have a wonderful stay in our home.
We do a lot of travelling ourselves and always appreciate advice and tips from locals. Do let us know if you would like any recommendations or tips to make the most of your stay in Edinburgh.