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Kings Stables

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Edinburgh, Edinburgh and the Lothians
Grade 3 Star rating
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This property is part of our Scottish Country Cottages collection

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Description

This unique, wedge-shaped house, furnished in dramatic Gothic style, is just a few steps from Princes Street gardens and is perfect for visiting Edinburgh.

A unique house in a fabulous historic setting at the foot of Edinburgh Castle, this unusual wedge-shaped house is situated in the graveyard of St Cuthbert’s Church, a few moments’ walk from Princes Street gardens. Formerly a school house and then the watchkeeper’s cottage, it is furnished in a dramatic, appropriately Gothic style, and lies only 270 yards from the West End. It is hard to imagine any more central a location. Restaurants, galleries, historic buildings and a Saturday farmer’s market are a few minutes’ walk. Shops 250 yards.

Ground Floor:
Living/dining room: With TV (for DVD use only), DVD player, CD player and MP3 player.
Kitchen: With electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and washing machine.
First Floor:
Bedroom: With kingsize bed.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.

Gas underfloor central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Wi-Fi. Garden. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking.

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Features

  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Coastal Property
    Coastal Property
  • No Pets Allowed
    No Pets Allowed
  • Heritage Collection
    Heritage Collection
  • School Conversion
    School Conversion

Customer Comments

  • 10

    20/12/2016
    Confirmed guest, 12/12/2016
    This was our second stay - that probably says it all! A lovely cottage - perfect for two. Excellent location close to all of Edinburgh. We walked miles. The santa run was well worth seeing and made us feel very festive. Usquabae bar on hope street (downstairs) has a great selection of whisky and made a great gin. We didn't eat but the food looked very good. Another great weekend which will be repeated - already recommended to others.


  • 8

    02/10/2016
    Confirmed guest, 16/09/2016
    This unique property is situated in a brilliant location close to Princes St. but still enjoys relative peace and quiet. The bedroom is on the ground floor and the entrance is off this room so a tendency to bring leaves etc in when coming and going. The property is well equipped with everything you need for the stay. I only have a couple of thoughts that would have made the stay more enjoyable :- The bed is low and mattress very firm and the pillows were not the most comfortable as they were foam. A deeper mattress or a topper and feather pillows would have improved the comfort but this is personal choice. The towels in the bathroom were ok but a larger bath towel would have added a bit more luxury. The wi fi works brilliantly and being able to park the car was a welcome bonus. The pictures don't do the property justice and it really is right beneath the castle walls. The owners have provided a really good information pack. Definitely a memorable experience and one which you will not find anywhere else


  • 10

    06/09/2016
    Confirmed guest, 19/08/2016
    This is a great base for your Edinbrough adventure.


  • 9

    24/06/2016
    Confirmed guest, 10/06/2016
    Excellent location central to the city centre. Decor is spot on. Facilities in the cottage are good. Brilliant weeks break.


  • 9

    14/06/2016
    Confirmed guest, 30/05/2016
    Location is spot on you can roll out of bed and have breakfast in the Waldof


  • 9

    08/05/2016
    Confirmed guest, 06/05/2016
    Lovely unique property in great location.


  • 10

    12/04/2016
    Confirmed guest, 04/04/2016
    Really loved King Stables! Best break in Edinburgh to date! Excellent location and accommodation. Will definitely be back as we had a great weekend. Food in Edinburgh was excellent. Loads to do!! To much to see for one weekend! Will always visit Edinburgh as I love this Historical City. Have been 3 times previous but first time in Kings Stables which definitely made our weekend! Quirky little cottage which is excellent. Owners are extremely nice and accommodating with any issue at any time. Great people!


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