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Elegant Stylish Central 5 Bed TownHouse +fast wifi
Elegant Stylish Central 5 Bed TownHouse +fast wifi
16 guests
5 bedrooms
16 beds
16 guests
5 bedrooms
16 beds
You won’t be charged yet

This grand central Town House will make your visit to Edinburgh special!
Built in the 1860s, our soaring Victorian mansion is ideal for a relaxing stay being a very large, elegant and historic, three story town house (sleeps 2 - 20) in the very heart of Edinburgh, eliminating the need for taxis. Princes St, George St (the Moulin Rouge district of Northern Europe!) and Haymarket Railway station, all ten minutes on foot. With latest broadband upgrade super fast wifi too.

The space

This five bedroom, town house is in the centre of Edinburgh between Haymarket Station and Princes Street. Guests are very often surprised by the size of this three story house. In high season, completely booked out at the weekends, there are always rooms free however Sunday to Friday morning.

Five bedrooms, one en suite. With latest broadband upgrade super fast wifi throughout the house.
Relax in the elegant living room which looks on to the mature trees on Drumsheugh Gardens and watch HD television or have a game of table football under the ornate vintage chandelier.
Attractions that are within a fifteen minutes radius on foot, include: both Modern Art Galleries, Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile, Dalry Swimming Pool and beautiful walks along the Water of Leith.

Outdoor activities further afield include: Edinburgh Zoo (see the pandas!), the Royal Botanic Gardens, The Royal Yacht, Urban Paintball, Auld Reekie Tours, Dynamic Earth, The Edinburgh Dungeon, the Butterfly and Insect World, and Hopetoun House.

Guest access

All areas.

Interaction with guests

I am rarely in the building but live nearby .

Other things to note

With latest broadband upgrade super fast wifi
Towels not supplied to keep pricing competitive

Family/kid friendly
Suitable for events
Wireless Internet
Extra people $26 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee $7
Security Deposit $410
Weekend Price $724 / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed, 3 single beds
Bedroom 3
5 single beds
Bedroom 4
2 double beds, 1 single bed
Bedroom 5
3 single beds
House Rules
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 10AM
Self check-in with lockbox

Please leave keys on kitchen table on departure. 
Check out time: 10.30

There is a self-catering kitchen with all mod cons. Please wash up after you and put crockery and cups away. 

No candles permitted in any circumstances. 

Switch TV off at mains socket and lights before retiring for the evening. 

Do not interfere with the hot water boiler on the top floor.

No smoking in the house. 

No parties allowed in the house without prior permission. 

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs
Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
Fire extinguisher
1 night minimum stay

87 Reviews

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Jill User Profile
July 2017
This was a great place to stay with a group. We had 6 adults and 7 kids and had plenty of space. The kids had room to run around and loved playing hide and seek. John responded quickly to all our requests. The neighborhood had places to walk and eat. The only minuses were there were no towels and some of the furniture needed to be updated. Overall, a great place to stay with a group.

Brent User Profile
June 2017
Great location, beautiful building and fantastic host at a very reasonable rate

Kim User Profile
July 2016
While amenities were basic the townhouse is located in a fantastic part of town near historic sights, restaurants, and shopping.

Lynn User Profile
July 2015
The house was exactly as described and worked out great for our family. John was great at communicating with us before and during our stay.

Hannah User Profile
July 2015
Beautiful place to stay in a wonderful location; close to the castle, shops, restaurants and grocers. John was very easy to communicate with and very accommodating.

Mary User Profile
October 2013
Very central location, easy to walk to the main sights in Edinburgh. John was very flexible with our needs, and very understanding even when we arrived much later than anticipated. Beautiful location and very high ceilings, lovely flat!

Sherry User Profile
October 2013
The Townhouse is in an affluent part of town, beautiful kitchen and wonderful sized place. So it gives you the opportunity of feeling as if you are in your own apartment, the rooms are sound and elegantly done. Even though in city it is quite,easy access and lovely shops close by. John was amazing. He is such an intelligent,eloquent and tasteful host, with the ability to make everyone feel comfortable, He is very knowledgable in so many areas, and could answer any questions about the surrounding area. I would hope to get the chance to stay here again.

Edinburgh, United KingdomJoined in June 2012
John User Profile

I am married with two children Charlie and Rosella and try to create sculptures when I have a free moment from letting out two houses and cleaning baby bottles.

Things that I have done that I am proud of: married a lovely girl and now mother, completed the London Marathon, managed to change a Christmas nappy without too much mess, and share an exhibition at Falmouth Art Gallery with Matisse and others in a group show about artists who have overcome adversities called Soaring Spirits.

Dreams: going back to Venice and Sicily.

Languages: Deutsch, Français, Italiano
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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