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Findlay Gardens 1 - Bright and spacious living room with comfortable sofas in Edinburgh holiday let

/ The Findlay Gardens Residence

The Findlay Gardens Residence

Set in a peaceful, residential area, The Findlay Gardens Residence is a delightful two-bedroom apartment with private garden and driveway.

Bright and spacious, the living room is perfect for relaxing after a long day of sightseeing. Comfy sofas, large flat screen TV with Freeview, and unlimited WiFi provide home comforts, and the dining area comfortable seats four guests. The large kitchen is well equipped, and features an oven with hob, large fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine, and breakfast bar.

Choose from two bedrooms, one double and one twin, both with plentiful guest storage. A modern family bathroom with bath over shower completes this delightful home from home.

Outside, guests are treated to a well maintained private garden, and free off-street parking.

In terms of location, you are less than two miles from the Medieval centre of the Old Town, home to Edinburgh Castle, The Royal Mile, and the Palace of Holyroodshire. The New Town, famous for Georgian architecture, galleries and independent delis and eateries. Leith and The Shore, lined with delicious bistros, bars and a Michelin star or two, is just one mile away. Many buses servicing the whole city run from Sleigh Drive, just around the corner.

A refundable security deposit of £200 is payable 7 days prior to arrival, incase of any breakages or damages. This security deposit will be refunded within 5 days of departure.

A meet and greet service is provided, whereby you will be met at the property to be provided with keys and to be shown the property. Please arrange your arrival with the property manager.

Entry to the apartment is from 16:00 onwards; however, please note that arrivals after 21:00 will incur a late fee of £30 for unsociable hours. Earlier entry can perhaps be arranged but depends if there is a departure at your chosen apartment that day. This can be confirmed within 48 hours of arrival. If you are arriving earlier than 16:00 on your day of arrival, it is always worth contacting the property manager as they will always endeavour to give you access as soon as possible. You may be able to arrive early and leave luggage and come back however this is not guaranteed.

The latest departure time is 11:00, however, a guaranteed later departure (up to 20:00) can be arranged for a fee of 50% of the daily rate for that day but please note this is subject to no existing booking arriving that day already.

Interior layout A central hallway leads to a living/dining room with kitchen off, two bedrooms, and family bathroom.

Exterior This apartment forms part of a traditional maisonette

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" All in all, this place was magic and we have nothing but great memories and we will be back!
- Lisa
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Location

Directions

Waverley train station: 2 miles
Haymarket train station: 3 miles
Edinburgh airport: 10 miles
Edinburgh bus station: 2 miles

Parking

This property benefits from a private driveway

Limited Mobility Access

This property is situated on the first floor and is only accessible by stairs. No lift access is available.

Facilities and amenities

Property facilities
  • Fridge
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Linen provided
  • Bath towels provided
  • Bedding provided
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron / Ironing board
  • Washing machine
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • DVD player
  • TV
  • Freeview / Freesat TV
  • Internet access
  • Wifi
  • Private garden
  • Patio / Decking
  • Central heating
  • Free parking (outdoor)
Nearby amenities and recreation
  • Gym [1 km]
  • Sports ground [1 km]
  • Shops [400m]
  • Supermarket [1 km]
  • Bar / Pub [1000m]
  • Restaurants [1 km]
  • Café [1 km]

Reviews

07 Sep 2018

Review via Feefo.com

Service

A charming well equipped apartment on the outskirts of the City centre. The hosts were extremely helpful easily contactable and allowing us to arrive early and provided an abundance of free food items which just made the settling in brilliant.

The apartment is capable of accommodating four (2xadults and 2x teens) and has all modern amenities from a strong wifi connection to excellent shower and comfortable furnishings. Excellent to collapse on after exploring the City and ascending Arthur's Seat (when it was an unheard of 27C!!)

Product

Though the apartment is on the outskirts of the City centre there are bus stops over the road (nos 21 &25 ) that take you into the heart of the City and act as a tour bus if you sit on the upper level of a double decker! However we also hired a car which made touring outside Edinburgh much easier and then the location of the property comes into its own.
The coastal roads leading from Portobello (Milton Rd) are only a mile away turning left down Sleigh Drive and this will take you through Musselborough, Aberlady and all the way to the delighful beach at North Berwick avoiding any heavy traffic. We spent a whole hot sunny day there crabbing etc

Driving into the City is a doddle compared to the stress of driving into London for sure or even Glasgow even!

There is a Sainsburys supermarket ten mins away by car near Meadowbank which was very handy and a Tesco in the other direction.

The neighbourhood is a very pleasant and quiet area and to be frank we were quite relieved we had booked further out to avoid the heavier traffic noise during the latter days of the 'Fringe' .
Compared to the exorbitant costs down South this was a very reasonable accommodation/holiday made all the better not only by the hosts helpfulness but also the unexpected sunny weather.

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