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The Upper Villa, Stockbridge, Edinburgh

13 reviews
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Overview
4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
11 guests
1 night minimum
Condo/Apartment
This late 19th century property is situated over first and second floors with stunning views over two of Edinburgh's finest Georgian streets. Accommodation comprises an impressive drawing room with dining area and fireplace, four bedrooms (each with a double bed and the 3 larger bedrooms have an additional single day bed), two bathrooms and a fully equipped kitchen with range cooker, microwave, dishwasher and well stocked with kitchen utensils. We have recently upgraded our television to a 40' HD screen and we now offer all the main UK Sports Channels • Sky Sports 1 HD • Sky Sports 2 HD • Sky Sports 3 HD • Sky Sports 4 HD • Sky Sports 5 HD • Sky Sports F1 HD • Sky Sports HQ HD • BT Sport 1 HD • BT Sport 2 HD • BT Sport Europe HD • BT Sport ESPN HD • Eurosport 1 HD • Eurosport 2 HD Hun...This late 19th century property is situated over first and second floors with stunning views over two of Edinburgh's finest Georgian streets. Accommodation comprises an impressive drawing room with dining area and fireplace, four bedrooms (each with a double bed and the 3 larger bedrooms have an additional single day bed), two bathrooms and a fully equipped kitchen with range cooker, microwave, dishwasher and well stocked with kitchen utensils. We have recently upgraded our television to a 40' HD screen and we now offer all the main UK Sports Channels • Sky Sports 1 HD • Sky Sports 2 HD • Sky Sports 3 HD • Sky Sports 4 HD • Sky Sports 5 HD • Sky Sports F1 HD • Sky Sports HQ HD • BT Sport 1 HD • BT Sport 2 HD • BT Sport Europe HD • BT Sport ESPN HD • Eurosport 1 HD • Eurosport 2 HD Hundreds of other television channels available, including all UK mainstream channels on HD – BBC1, BBC2, STV, Channel 4, C5 and many more. Additional features include DVD, and video (with a selection of CDs, videos and DVDs), books (for adults and children), wireless internet connection , telephone and a selection of board games. There is a combined washer/dryer and an ironing board and iron for guest's usage. This property has many original features throughout. It is the perfect place to relax, in the perfect city for your holiday. All utilities are included and we provide towels and bed linen for guests. Parking is available for free outside the property from 5.30pm to 8.30am Monday to Friday and all weekend. There is some limited free parking close by and additional parking a 15 minute walk from the property. However the true benefit of The Upper Villa is it's closeness to the city centre as guests can walk to Princes St in 15 minutes or there are excellent bus services close at hand for those with tired feet! More
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About the Owner
Rona O
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2014
Interaction with guests
Access tends to be by key safe but we live in the adjacent flat and are on hand to resolve any issues guests may have with the Upper Villa.
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

The house was fantastic - fully equipped, everything worked. Beautiful area of Edinburgh, close to Princes Street, Waverley Station and many local shops and restaurants, including a Michelin starred chef establishment. We did the full bus tour, the Castle, the Royal Yacht (particularly good), the...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Kusherw
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We booked the upper villa for our weekend away to Edinburgh celebrating two big birthdays and the moment we arrived we fell in love. The photos do not do it justice! A true home from Home and a short walk from Edinburgh centre. We had...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank Heather P
Management response:Responded 6 February 2018

Thanks for such a fantastic review! We will be delighted to see you again in the future!

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Reviewed 13 December 2017

We had an excellent weekend in Edinburgh. The accommodation was perfect, the beds were very comfortable and Rona has gone out of her way to provide everything you could need. I would highly recommend for comfort and convenience.

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Jo N
Management response:Responded 18 December 2017

Thanks for the great review Jo. It really means a lot to us and has a great impact on future business

Reviewed 5 April 2017

This was our second stay in The Upper Villa. Very spacious accommodation in a quiet area of Stockbridge. Stockbridge itself is a very nice, well kept area with lovely wee shops. It's a pleasant 10/15 minute walk from Princes Street or you can take the...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank mrslmilne
Management response:Responded 7 April 2017

Thanks so much Lisa - glad you enjoyed your short break and hope to see you back in Edinburgh again. Rona

Reviewed 5 February 2017

10 of us were here for girls weekend...cousins( one home from oz, 2 from surrey), nieces and and a very fit young at heart aunt!!! this is a fantastic house!! brilliant location and house itself is so homely and well equipped. owners were lovely and...More

Date of stay: January 2017
Thank kazzaandgazza
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Highchair
Dryer
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
TV
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Microwave
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Telephone
Fireplace
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Are there nightlife options close to this holiday rental? YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
The Stockbridge area of Edinburgh is a vibrant area with a great selection of bars, restaurants and shops for guests to enjoy. Favourite Bars - Bon Vivant, Hectors & The Baillie. Favourite Restaurants - Scran & Scallie, Rollo, Raphael's, The Stockbridge Restaurant. Local grocery stores - Sainsbury's, Scotmid, Costcutter (also the local post office), George Bowers (butcher) and Armstrongs (Fish Shop) Carry Out restaurants - Francos (Fish & Chips), Piizza Hut, Dominos, Sitara Spice (Indian) If staying at the weekend guests can enjoy the Stockbridge Sunday Market with food, drink and crafts on offer.
Getting around
Stockbridge is a short walking distance to Edinburgh's city centre but there are also lots of bus routes that will take you across the city a short walk from the apartment.
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