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New Town Views

5 Guests

2 Bathrooms

4 Beds

Absorb the atmosphere of Edinburgh’s New Town in this elegant 2-bedroom holiday apartment. Located on the second floor of a traditional A-listed Georgian terrace at Drummond Place, tranquil New Town Views combines spacious rooms and beautiful views with the convenience of living in the city centre.

This charming two-bedroom apartment includes two full modern bathrooms, a sizable kitchen, and a splendidly comfortable living room with a dining area. Stocked with essentials for every stay, this self-catering holiday accommodation is the ideal home-away-from-home for friends and families spending time in Edinburgh.

Elegant and spacious Edinburgh holiday accommodation in the heart of the New Town

Although the quiet cobblestone streets of Drummond Place may feel like a retreat from the rest of the city, the apartment enjoys all the benefits of its central location. Drummond Place is just a short stroll from the many nearby restaurants, shops, bars, and cafes. Attractions such as the Water of Leith and the Royal Botanic Garden are easily accessible. Meanwhile, Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station is just fifteen minutes away on foot, with historic Old Town attractions such as Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile only a short distance farther. 

Self-catering holiday lets in Edinburgh New Town - New Town Views
Perfectly located on a peaceful residential road, yet a stones throw from the city center, this bright and airy two-bedroom apartment is elegantly decorated throughout and designed with comfort in mind. It can comfortably accommodate four guests and an airbed with linen can be provided for the fifth guest on request.

Amazing New Town Views from the short stay apartment at Drummond Place in Edinburgh
Situated on the 2nd floor of the Category A listed building in the Edinburgh New Town, this fully furnished apartment boasts stunning views of the Scotland’s capital.

Interior layout

A classic colour scheme and an abundance of natural light make for a warm and welcoming space in this apartment. In the wonderfully spacious living room, two tall, wide wood-panelled windows look out into the beautiful private gardens at the centre of New Town Views. Facing south, these windows capture the lush greenery of spring and summer in Edinburgh, as well as the marvelous morning light. 

Two comfortable cream-coloured couches sit across from the television and the fireplace, creating the ideal space for groups to relax, unwind, and spend some time together. A cosy rug and delightful, carefully chosen art and decor add character to the room. Behind the seating area, a large wooden dining table accommodates up to six. 

Next door, the similarly luminous kitchen is equipped with essentials for your stay including a microwave, kettle, toaster, refrigerator, freezer, hob, dishwasher and espresso machine. Guests will have access to an oven, and plenty of counter space, as well as a smaller, more casual dining area for two.

Edinburgh short lets - New Town Views Kitchen
Enjoy cooking amazing meals in this well-equipped kitchen while enjoying the wonderful greeny garden view.

On the other side of the apartment, guests will find the apartment’s two bedrooms. Clean lines and a minimalist palette in the master bedroom create a relaxing and restorative ambience. Alongside a king size bed, the master bedroom features plenty of storage space, fresh white carpet, and a lovely view north toward Fife, beyond the Firth of Forth. The sleek and modern ensuite bathroom includes both a roomy shower cubicle and a luxurious bath. 

The second bedroom contains two twin beds, separated by an elegant little nightstand and a sweet pineapple lamp. Next door, the second full bathroom includes a shower cubicle, a large modern sink, and a towel warming rack. 

This self-catering property has Wi-Fi, a hairdryer and an iron and ironing board. A washing machine is at your disposal in the cupboard of the hallway, and a high chair and travel cot are available by request. 

2 bed apartment at central Edinburgh
The master bedroom has plenty of storage space and completes with an ensuite shower room.

Around and about

Known as the finest example of Georgian town-planning still surviving anywhere in the world, Edinburgh’s New Town UNESCO World Heritage Site is famous for its history and architecture. Amidst this distinguished setting, New Town Views is well-positioned for taking in everything that Edinburgh has to offer. 

A short walk uphill takes guests past the excellent Scottish National Portrait Gallery to the many restaurants, shops, and bars along fashionable George Street, around St Andrew Square, and in the new St James Quarter shopping centre. Just beyond, you’ll reach Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station and the many historic attractions of Edinburgh’s Old Town, including Edinburgh Castle, St Giles Cathedral, and the hustle and bustle of the Royal Mile. 

For guests wanting to make the most out of the New Town surroundings, we can recommend the popular Cumberland Bar just around the corner from Drummond Place. The large willow tree on the premises provides lovely shade for an afternoon in the beer garden.Continue down Cumberland Street and you will reach the many art galleries and antique shops along Dundas Street

Farther west, you will encounter the charming neighbourhood of Stockbridge, with its village atmosphere and Sunday farmers’ market. Stockbridge is home to an abundance of cafes and local, independent businesses. From here, wander along the leafy Water of Leith path toward Dean Village and the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, or venture towards Inverleith Park and the lovely grounds of the Royal Botanic Garden

On-street parking is free from 5:30 p.m til 8:30 a.m. on Monday to Friday and free from 5:30 p.m. on Friday to 8:30 a.m. on Monday.

Booking requirements

One member of the booking party must be at least 25 years old.

Important

This holiday apartment is not suitable for stag or hen parties. A damage deposit of £250 is required prior to arrival and, in the event that there is no damage to the apartment, will be fully refunded one week after your departure.

House rules

  • No smoking, vaping, candles or incense burners.
  • No pets.
  • No parties.

Sleeping details

  • 1 king size bedroom
  • 1 twin room
  • 1 airbed with linen can be set up on request

Floor map

Drummond Place floor plan

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Facilities

  • Flat Screen HD TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Oven & Hob
  • Shower
  • Washing Machine
  • Wi-Fi

Check-in / Check-out

Check-in is from 16:00 until 22:00, or later by special arrangement.
You will be asked to check-out before 10:30.

We will welcome you in person to introduce you to the apartment, hand over keys and answer any questions. We can also arrange self check-in—please let us know if you prefer this option.

Luggage Storage

You are welcome to store your luggage free of charge at our Greatbase Office, located at 24 St Stephen Street, during office hours from Monday to Friday. Please confirm your drop-off and collection time if you would like to use this service.

If you would like to find a place to store your luggage before check-in, read our article on how to find the best-rated luggage storage in Edinburgh.

If you need to store luggage at Edinburgh Airport, the Luggage Point is a good option.

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