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Windsor Street Lane

6 Guests

2.5 Bathrooms

3 Beds

Tucked away on a cobbled lane in Edinburgh’s city centre, this beautiful 3-bedroom, 2.5 bathroom modern conversion home provides excellent access to the city’s many wonderful attractions.

With a spacious interior, deluxe furnishings, and a clean, modern aesthetic, this stunning 3-storey property is the perfect Edinburgh holiday accommodation. The splendid open-plan living, dining, and kitchen area is ideal for spending time with family or friends, and contemporary light-filled bedrooms ensure a comfortable and relaxing stay.

Perfectly situated in Edinburgh city centre, this apartment is an ideal base for short and weekend breaks, sightseeing, business trips, romantic stays, or enjoying festivals and Hogmanay in Edinburgh.

A luxurious modern 3-storey holiday apartment in Edinburgh city centre

Located east of the New Town, the quiet setting of this holiday apartment might disguise just how central it really is. A mere 17-minute walk from Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station, Windsor St Lane is well-positioned for exploring the city on foot, with excellent transport links to boot. There are plenty of attractions nearby, including beautiful Calton Hill, with its incredible skyline views and collection of historic monuments.  

Interior layout

Accessed through an archway on Montgomery Street, this property is a hidden gem in Edinburgh’s city centre.

Inside, two double bedrooms are located on the ground floor. Built-in wardrobes with wooden hangers provide ample storage, and fresh white walls create a clean and refreshing atmosphere. Soft carpet flooring adds comfort and warmth.

Decorated with teal floral throw cushions and a large teal throw, the first bedroom also includes two nightstands and two bamboo bedside lamps. A roller blind blocks out light for a restful night. The en-suite bathroom contains a shower cubicle with a glass door, and deluxe amenities including a hair dryer and a fog-free mirror. 

The second bedroom features a generous tall window. A long teal curtain blocks out the light for a peaceful night of sleep. Beside the bed, two modern wooden bedside tables hold a decorative vase and two charming imitation oil lamps. Adjacent to this bedroom, the family bathroom comes with plenty of space and a full shower over bath. Amenities include a fog-free mirror, shelf, and a small grey swivel mirror. 

The first bedroom has a double bed with ensuite shower room. There is a roller blind blocks out light for a restful night.
The second bedroom has a double bed with two cream imitation oil lamps for a peaceful sleep at night.

A beautiful hardwood staircase with glass balustrades leads up to the stunning open plan living, dining, and kitchen area on the first floor. Double height ceilings let in plenty of light, creating a bright and airy atmosphere. The cosy grey L-shaped sectional sofa is ideal for relaxing in front of the smart flatscreen TV, and the two nesting walnut tables add flexibility to the space. A tartan throw,  grey boucle armchair, and a cheerful yellow footstool add comfort and warmth.

Adjacent to the living area, a lovely oak dining table seats up to six, and two Danish bar stools provide seating at the kitchen island and breakfast bar. This contemporary, fully-fitted luxury Leicht kitchen makes the most of the beautiful space. Fully stocked with everything you might need for self catering, its premium Siemens appliances include an induction hob and a combination microwave/oven. 

Guests can make breakfast using the Breville electric kettle and toaster.

The first-floor WC also contains a utility and storage cupboard. Here, you will find a washer/dryer, iron, ironing board, and plenty of cleaning supplies. 

Continue upstairs, and you will reach the mezzanine level, where the third double bedroom is located. Overlooking the lounge area with eaves storage, this is a very special space with four skylights and four accompanying Velux blinds. Two three-drawer wooden bedside units provide storage, in addition to a white clothes rail with a storage basket. A small basket rocking chair offers another seating option in the room. 

This self-catering property has Wi-Fi, a hairdryer and an iron and ironing board. A high chair and travel cot are available by request. 

Around and about

There’s plenty to do near Windsor Street Lane, with the Edinburgh Playhouse – the UK’s largest working theatre! – just a 10 minute walk away, just beside the Vue cinema in the Omni Centre and the luxurious Everyman cinema on the top floor of the new St James Quarter shopping centre.

In the same area, you will find an abundance of shops, bars, and restaurants. This includes the lovely Gardener’s Cottage restaurant, hidden away in London Road Gardens, and Valvona & Crolla, the legendary Italian deli and cafe. Walk towards Leith, formerly Scotland’s main port, and you will find some of Edinburgh’s most exciting restaurants, bars, and cultural venues.

In the other direction, the shopping and dining thoroughfares of George Street and Princes Street are a short distance away, with the many historic attractions of the Old Town just beyond. Our Windsor Street Lane apartment is a 20 minute walk to the Royal Mile and a 25 minute walk to Edinburgh Castle. Moreover, an abundance of buses are easily accessible from the property. 

Please note that there is no parking at the apartment. On-street parking is free overnight from 5.30 p.m until 8.30 a.m on weekdays and free over the weekend.

Booking requirements

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


This holiday apartment is not suitable for stag or hen parties. A damage deposit of £300 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

  • This apartment accommodates a maximum of 6 guests. No unregistered guests are allowed to visit or stay overnight.
  • Parties, events, and large gatherings of any kind are strictly prohibited. All guests must comply with our other house rules regarding noise and the neighborhood.
  • Please do not engage in any anti-social behaviour. Guests must not behave in a way which causes, or is likely to cause, alarm, distress, nuisance or annoyance to any person; or which amounts to harassment of any person; or causes damage to anyone’s property. This includes high levels of noise and drunken or threatening behaviour, which is strictly prohibited.
  • No pets are allowed.
  • Please be respectful of your neighbours and keep any form of noise to a minimum between the hours of 9:00 pm and 7:30 a.m.
  • Strictly no smoking, vaping, candles, or incense burners. Smoking is not permitted in the apartment or at Windsor Street Lane.

Sleeping details

  • 3 bedrooms with double bed.

Floor plan

Floor plan



  • Dishwasher
  • Drying racks
  • Flat Screen HD TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • microwave-oven
  • Oven & Hob
  • Shower over bath
  • Tumble Dryer
  • 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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