AJEM 5/1 Pirrie Street 2 bed sleeps 6.
Located on the first floor in a newly build tenement building in a quiet street just off Edinburgh's bustling Junction Street in Leith, the apartment is cosy with a comfortable living room with 2 spacious single sofa beds, a King Size bedroom and a bedroom with single bed and a single pull out trundle bed, offering sleeping accommodation for 6 people in total.
All major city centre attractions are within easy reach with Princes Street, the Playhouse Theatre and key Festival venues only 20 minutes by bus. The Royal Yacht Britannia in Leith are 15 minutes on foot or 10 minutes by bus.
Are you a foodie? You will be in serious heaven here with Michelin-starred restaurants like The Plumed Horse and The Kitchin only a 5 to 10 minute walk away. And if you fancy some cake Mimi’s famous bakehouse (only a 5 minute walk away) has award winning bread and cakes to satisfy anyone’s chocolate craving.
After a long day exploring Edinburgh, relax in the living room with its comfortable seating area, Freeview TV and Free WIFI. Then rustle up a meal in the small but well-equipped kitchen. The kitchen has everything you need, from a hob, oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and various kitchen utensils and gadgets.
The King Size bedroom and the single bedroom (with extra pull-out trundle bed to accommodate a 6th guest) are at the back of the apartment, ensuring a peaceful night’s sleep. The 2 sofa’s in the living room convert into 2 spacious single beds. Duvets, pillows, linen and towels are included in the rental and changed on a weekly basis.
The bathroom has a toilet, sink, bath and shower. There is central heating throughout and a heated towel rail warms up the towels in the bathroom.
Shopping & Dining:
A Lidl supermarket is just a minute walk away at the bottom of Leith Walk, and a large Tesco can be found a 3 minute walk away on the other side of Leith Walk. This store is open from 6AM till midnight daily (8-8 on Sunday). There is a great selection of convenient small shops ranging from wine merchants, bakery and patisserie, fruit and veg shops and gift shops nearby.
For those who do not feel like cooking there are take-away shops and good quality restaurants nearby.
Families are welcome at this apartment. A travel cot can be supplied by prior arrangement. A small play park can be found nearby and Arthur's Seat and Calton Hill offer green spaces.
Leith Victoria Swimming Pool and gym are only 1 minute away from the apartment and open throughout the year. Ideal for an early morning swim or an energising work-out.
Please note that the apartment does not accept pets.
Parking and transport:
Free on-street parking is available in the area around this apartment on a first-come-first-serve basis. There is a paid car park just 1 minute away at the bottom of Leith Walk, behind the Lidl supermarket and a larger car park can be found behind Tesco on Leith Walk, a 3 minute walk away. Junction Street is well-served by frequent bus services to and from Princes Street, Ocean terminal and there is a direct (but slow) bus to the airport. A taxi from the city centre costs between £7-12. The apartment is around 30 minutes walk to both Waverley train station and the bus station, both of which are also reachable by direct bus services. An Airport bus departs at regular intervals from Waverley bridge.
House rulesNo smoking
Pets and Children
Strictly NO parties of any kind and/or stag and hen nights/weekends!
As the apartment is in a residential building, we expect guests to be quiet and respectful to our neighbours at all times. They are not on holiday and do not wish to be disturbed by our guests making noise/ringing their doorbell etc.
By booking with us you are contractually agreeing to abide by our house rules and accept that we reserve the right to evict guests who cannot obey these rules.
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|Check-in After||On arrangement|
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Reviews for this host's other properties
Annette is a very great person. The flat was very clean, spacious, with anything we need.
We had a great time in Anettes apartment, can definitively recommend it!
Annette was at the apartment to meet us and was helpful too. It is a spacious flat and everything was provided and clean. It is well located and Edinburgh is walkable, we walked everywhere, 15 minutes to Holyrood. Very pleased with the stay. It is on the third floor so you do need to walk up some large set of stairs. Plenty of shops and eateries nearby.
Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Annette was very friendly and helpful. Clean and tidy apartment. Slept well both nights. Recommended.
Great place. Close to the city and all amenities (supermarket, pub, restaurant…).
Very nice lady and the flat was clean and tidy. Very good experience. Thanks Annette.
All was fine. 20\30 min walking to the center. We was 3 friends. The flat is clean.
I can highly recommend Annette as a host. The apartment was big enough for 4 people. The kitchen was very well-equipped. Towels and bedding provided were of great quality. The check-in / check-out was flexible and easy going.
The apartment is located in Easter Road, within a 10-minute walking distance to Calton Hill, with many shops, pubs, and convenient stores close by. Also, bus no. 35 to the airport can be reached within a 2-minute walking distance.
Perfect accommodation for visiting Edinburgh.
The the apartment is nice and, although small, is well equiped. The location is also good, and you can get to the Royal Mile in 20-30 minutes of walk.
The tundred bed, that is the two people one, is not really comfortable, specially for the back. We went four people and, in that case, the apartment ends a little small.
We had a great stay in Annette´s flat. It is conveniently located. If you want to use public transport, there is a bus stop (35 bus) in front of the house, which can leave you at the Royal Mile center or even the airport. The High Street in the Royal Mile is about 20-25 minutes walking distance at a slow pace.
The flat is warm and cosy, very clean and tidy and comfortably furnished. You have everything you need in the kitchen, is fully equiped. There are two bedrooms and a sofa bed at the living room, so it is perfect for 6 people. We were provided with linen, towels and pillows.
Annette was very kind, she explained us everything we had to know about the appartment and where we can find a supermarket, etc. She was willing to resolve any doubt at any moment during our stay in Edinburgh, she deserves a 10.
Maybe to say something to be added at the appartment, it would be a hairdryer.
I would advice anyone to stay at Anntte's place, excellent quality-ratio price.
The landlord was helpful and accomodating allowing us early access upon arrival at 1pm and let us stay a little longer on the day of our departure because our flight was late in the afternoon. That deserves 3 stars.
The 1 star is for the appartment, it was run down with old and stained sofa cussions, dripping taps, old creaking bed and overall messy appearance. The bathroom was appalling with a bath tub that had a broom stick siliconed to the gap between tub and wall to try and prevent water from dripping down to the wooden floor. Who has wooden floor in the bathroom??
So, poor standard in the whole unit.
There's no way you can walk to Princes St/Royal Mile in 5 min so the add is misleading.
Overall, I wouldn't rent it again and it's a shame because with some TLC this appartment could become really nice.
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