Award-winning cottage-style apartment (sleeps 2 max) in historic Pilrig House. Unique park location, yet only a short stroll to the centre of Edinburgh or the Port of Leith. FREE parking in private car park. Free Wi-Fi & all-inclusive welcome treats.
Our 4-star graded Garden Apartment (sleeps 2 max) is within Pilrig House, an A-listed 17th-Century Scottish Townhouse (built in 1638), which has an incredible history and a wonderful literary connection - it was once the home of Robert Louis Stevenson's mother's family - one of Scotland's most acclaimed authors! He mentions Pilrig House in his novels: Kidnapped and Catriona.
We offer all solo travellers a 10% discount on our nightly rates! We also offer discounts on nightly rates for longer stays.
2 weeks - 15%
3 weeks - 20%
4 weeks or more - 25%
We are flexible and may offer a greater discount in low season - Do ask!
Please see owner's website for up-to-date calendar availability. (Click on 'Availability'.)
Uniquely located on the edge of a peaceful park, it is only a short stroll (1 mile), or 5 minutes by bus, to Edinburgh's city centre and all the main attractions. The apartment overlooks private gardens and lush, green parkland - offering peace and tranquillity after busy days' sightseeing! Guests can enjoy sitting in the private garden to the front of the house, or in the privacy of the Regency garden, which has secluded seating areas and is teeming with wildlife.
...is beautifully furnished and extremely comfortable, comprising: sunny living-room with lovely window-seat & dual windows offering garden & park views; spacious double bedroom, also with garden and park views; fully tiled bathroom with heated towel rail, shaver point & shower over the bath; and utterly charming, cottage-style kitchen (fully equipped).
Plus, rare for Edinburgh accommodation - there is the bonus of an allocated (FREE) car parking space for guests in a safe, private car park to the rear of the house.
A Home-From-Home. Included in the Price:
Fine bedlinen, Luxury mattress topper on bed, Egyptian cotton towels, fluffy towelling robes/slippers, all utilities (heating and electricity - there are no 'hidden' costs), telephone with aswering message service (FREE local & national calls), luxury Scottish toiletries, refreshment tray, fresh flowers, crystal decanter of whisky, fruit bowl and Scottish fudge on arrival, full Welcome, Places to Visit, Restaurant and Edinburgh Tour Packs, up-to-date Tourist Information file, Pilrig House stationery, bookmarks & postcards, a wide selection of Books, CDs/DVDs, Edinburgh Guidebooks/DVDs and Maps, AA-Touring Atlas, board games, binoculars - and many other thoughtful extras!
Unlimited FREE high-speed Broadband Wi-Fi internet access (and, for a tiny daily charge, we can offer laptop hire if you want to leave yours at home), iPod/iPhone Docker, fridge, freezer, clothes washer/dryer, microwave, dishwasher, coffee-maker, blender, ironing facilities, CD-Player, DVD-Player, Digital TV, Flat-Screen TV, Digital Radio, Hairdryer, Real-flame effect fire, oak wooden flooring, adjustable heating & overhead dimmer lighting in all rooms.
Open all year. The apartment is non-smoking, but you are welcome to smoke outside. And, sorry, no pets. We welcome chidlren aged 7 and over. Please see our website for minimum stays each month, rates, availability and booking form.
Bookings - Payment
For bookings of 7 nights or less, we ask for payment on booking. For bookings exceeding 7 nights, we ask for 50% payment on booking, and 50% 8 weeks before your stay. We send an online payment request, payable by debit or credit card.
We ask that all prospective guests read our Conditions of Rental on our website before completing a Booking Form - our Cancellation Policy is clearly stated on that page.