Trade Winds Apartment
Leith, EdinburghGuest Rating
Edinburgh's port of Leith has certainly come up in the world in recent years and is now one of the most sought after areas of the city.
|Sleeps: 4||Bedrooms: 2|
|Changeover Day: Fri||Pets Allowed: No|
|No smoking||Bathrooms: 2|
It has a specially vibrant harbour front with excellent restaurants, not to mention the former Royal Yacht Britannia as its own leading tourist attraction. Overlooking the old working harbour just a few yards further along is a smart development of new apartments and one of these is the Trade Winds Apartment. This chic, second floor pied a terre provides an ideal base for a memorable visit to Edinburgh.
There is unlimited free parking at the main door (a great boon in non-car-friendly Edinburgh) and a lift to whisk you upstairs. Inside, the apartment is beautifully presented and very easy to live in, with everything to hand. The sitting room is bright and comfortable and overlooks the harbour, which can also be enjoyed from the spacious balcony (with furniture). It has been furnished with comfy sofas and a cleverly chosen dining suite with chairs that tuck in neatly when not in use.
The kitchen is stylish, modern and very well-equipped, with a black and white colour scheme. There is also access to the balcony from here, which on a warm day could double as an al fresco dining area.
All on one level there are two double bedrooms, both of which are very chic, with carefully coordinating soft furnishings and mirrored wardrobes. With one bedroom having an en suite shower room and there being an additional bathroom, the occupants of each bedroom effectively have their own private facilities.
If you find you have over indulged in the many superb eating places in the Leith area, there is also an on-site gym to which guests have access to.
The 22 bus service leaves from the wharf and will take you up to Princes Street in just a few minutes, although it is also perfectly feasible to walk it, if you feel like some exercise.
Within walking distance, too, are a swimming pool, lots of lovely restaurants, a good small shop and the Ocean Terminal shopping complex with an outsize supermarket just beyond it. If you feel like a more tranquil and scenic stroll, there are lovely walks along the Canal and the Water of Leith.
Edinburgh, with its Castle, Royal Mile and great shopping surely needs no introduction as a place to visit. It is famous not just for its sights, but for its rich cultural life and, at Trade Winds, you are at the right end of town to enjoy a great deal of it.
The Playhouse Theatre is at the top of Leith Walk, while the Portrait Gallery (worth a visit for the amazing atrium alone) is at that end of Queen Street. Then of course there is the Palace of Holyrood and the Scottish Parliament, another architectural marvel. Take a walk up Arthur’s Seat, the hill that dominates the city, visit the Museum of Scotland or take a ghost tour through Mary King’s Close.
Edinburgh really does have something for everyone and at the Trade Winds Apartment you are within easy reach of all its attractions and have a peaceful and beautifully presented 'home from home' to return to at the end of the day.
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Please note: while we make every effort to be as accurate as possible, the actual position of the cottage indicated on the map above and the proximity of the amenities in the Local Info section cannot be guaranteed to be precise and should be used as a guide only.
Sitting room/dining room with TV/DVD
Kitchen with electric cooker, washer/drier. fridge-freezer, microwave etc and door to balcony
Double bedroom with TV and en suite shower room
Bathroom with bath, WC and wash basin
- Linen (Double Bed)
- Sets of towels
Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by gas central heating (first £15 INCLUDED with any additional payable at the end of your stay). Wifi is INCLUDED (subject to a fair usage policy) Sorry, pets are not accepted. No smoking.
The weekly guide prices for this property are shown below. Use the availability & book sidebar on the right to select your holiday or calculate short break rates (where available).
- 2 Week Discount (£25)
- Save 15% - June 2018 From 15/06/2017 to 28/06/2017
- Save 15% - June 2018 From 29/06/2018 to 05/07/2018
- Save 10% - July 2018 From 06/07/2018 to 12/07/2018
- Edinburgh Festival (EX5) From 29/07/2018 to 30/08/2018
Changeover Day: Fri
|Rental - Date Range||Sleeps 4|
|01 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2018||£485.00|
|29 Jun 2018 - 30 Aug 2018||£575.00|
|31 Aug 2018 - 20 Sep 2018||£485.00|
|21 Sep 2018 - 04 Oct 2018||£395.00|
|05 Oct 2018 - 25 Oct 2018||£485.00|
|26 Oct 2018 - 20 Dec 2018||£345.00|
|21 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018||£650.00|
|28 Dec 2018 - 05 Jan 2019||£650.00|
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|28 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020||POA|
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|06 Jan 2021 - 05 Jan 2022||POA|
Please note: Prices are calculated based on your party size at the time of booking. If your party size changes for any reason after booking please let us know so we can ensure the accommodation provided meets your exact requirements.
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Well appointed apartment with good facilities. Handy for a good selection of bars and restaurants.
Home from home. Local to get wherever you want to by bus. Don't need a car, relaxing perfect for any holiday requirement...Read More
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This apartment represents great value for money
Have been here 3 times and it's a home from home. Don't want to recommend as want to keep for myself !