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Lower Apartment :- Drawing room (sofa bed), En Suite bath and shower, Romantic Master King Bedroom with 4 coaster bed, Twin Bedroom, Dressing room with single bed, Kitchen, Breakfast area, Dining Room, 2 Bathrooms.
Upper Apartment :- Drawing Room / Double bedroom (sofa bed), twin bedroom, Kitchen, Dining Area, Bathroom.
One of the oldest residences in Edinburgh this fascinating Edinburgh Landmark, Trust House is just below Edinburgh Castle on one of the oldest streets in the city. West Bow was once a principal entrance to Edinburgh, a crowded bustling cobbled thoroughfare up which Mary Queen of Scots, Cromwell and James VI would have ridden on horseback.
The lower apartment - Drawing Room of this fine Edinburgh vacation rental overlooks Victoria Street. It has two original 17th century stone fireplaces, one with a gas fired stove. Widescreen TV with digital channels. VCR and DVD player. Sofas, desk , telephone/fax/voicemail. Two sofas, one that converts into a very comfortable double bed. This Drawing Room is reputed to be one of the oldest in Edinburgh still in use in it's original condition.
Now The house is a wonderful Edinburgh vacation rental, however it was built in 1605 and still retains its stone vaulted ceilings and old stone fireplaces. You can enter from the bottom on West Bow on Victoria Street where there are good restaurants and shops including Mellis, the best cheese shop in Scotland, and there is a second entrance right at the top onto Victoria Terrace next to Maxie's excellent Bistro restaurant. Around the corner from West Bow is the Grassmarket, an open square with plenty more pubs and restaurants. There's a thriving nightlife in the streets around about but guests remark that they have a good night's sleep.
Living Rooms (2)
Upstairs Drawing room - Bright and airy room with 2 large sofas (one converting to a double bed), widescreen TV / DVD / home cinema surround sound and ancient fireplace.
Drawing Room - 3 windows and 2 large sofas (one converting to a double bed) along with two large armchairs, widescreen TV / DVD, desk and chair, fax./telephone and wireless broadband unit. There are two ancient fireplaces one containing a real flame gas fired stove.
Beautiful Craftmanship - Carefully restored and modernised with fine craftsmenship throughout, this Edinburgh vacation rental is full of antique furniture and interesting historical objects. This is a wonderful place to stay, and one of the most central you will find in Edinburgh. Sleeping 6 to 10.
Entrance hall - You enter via an entryphone secured communal stair with the apartment spread over two floor levels. The lower apartment has the main accommodation and upstairs there is a further self-contained apartment with its own kitchen, bedroom and drawing room/4th bedroom
Sitting Room/bedroom. Two sofas - one converts to a double sofa bed. 17th century stone fireplace, widescreen TV with digital channels. VCR, DVD home cinema with surround sound and a selection of entertainment. Desk, telephone.
Views steeped in history - Everywhere in this incredible Edinburgh apartment there are stunning views, snippets of history to soak up.
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Master Bedroom - The incredibly romantic lower apartment - main bedroom has a big four poster bed under stone vaulted ceilings, and windows onto Victoria Street. TV/VCR
Master Bedroom - King-size four poster double bed, chairs and 2 windows. This bedroom has a vaulted ceiling.
Romantic Bedroom - The main bedroom in the lower apartment.
Relaxing in the romantic Bedroom - This master king bedroom with 4 coaster bed is the most romantic of rooms, with so much room to relax.
This lower apartment - twin bedroom with its ancient wooden panelling with 17th century fireplace and wide-board elm-lined walls. This bedroom has its own private shower-room a few steps away with basin, heated towel rail and wc.
Twin Bedroom - looks out onto the quiet courtyard at the back of the house. Dressing room off, and door leading directly to the Bathroom Antique cast iron bath, overhead power shower, basin and heated towel rail. Adjoining wc with washing machine and tumble dryer.
Dressing Room - The master bedroom has a dressing room within which is a single bed
Kitchenette - A well equiped but small Kitchenette, Electric double oven and ceramic hob, dishwasher, microwave, fridge freezer, toaster, plenty of glasses and crockery.
Kitchen - A well equipped Kitchen with plenty of workspace, Twin oven and ceramic hob, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, fridge freezer, toaster, plenty of glasses and crockery. There are so many fantastic restaurants and cafe's just outside the front door that you probably won't need to use this thoroughly modern kitchen.
Breakfast Area - Just outside the kitchen is a breakfast area, ideal for planning all the things you are going to do during the day.
The Breakfast / Utility room -
The stone flagged floor and vaulted ceiling make this a very interesting place to have breakfast
The Lower Formal Dining Room -
Ideal for banquets and formal dinners this 17th century vaulted Dining Room has a solid oak table and seating for eight. Fine old American quilts hanging on the stone walls. This is one of the most interesting rooms, Vaulted ceiling, long wooden dining table and some historical American wall hangings decorate the stone walls.
The vaulted bathroom -
has a free-standing bath tub, walk-in shower with overhead and body jets, large basin, heated towel rail and wc. This bathroom is en suite with the vaulted dressing room (single bed) and the main bedroom. Edinburgh vacation rental
Bathroom - Antique cast iron bath, overhead power shower, basin and heated towel rail. Adjoining wc with washing machine and tumble dryer.
Access - You enter via an entryphone secured communal stair with the apartment spread over two floor levels.
Babies - A cot (crib) and high chair available on request.
Facilities - All towels and bed linen are included with the apartment and there is no extra charge for heating, hot water, or electricity. Ironing facilities, hairdryers, and electric shaver points in the bathrooms.
Arrival Pack - An arrival pack of essential groceries are supplied including cereals, milk, orange juice, bread, butter, filter coffee, tea, shortbread, fresh fruit and flowers on the table
Free internet broadband access
Lorraine and Charlie Stewart
Edinburgh holiday cottages
Tweedbank, Shedden Park Road,
Kelso, TD5 7AW, Scotland, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1573 219291
Mob: +44 (0)7808762751
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