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The Annexe

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
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A superbly equipped and apportioned self-contained single storey annexe with dedicated main door and private parking in courtyard. Ideally located in the City of Edinburgh for easy access to local transport and amenities yet beautifully set amidst secluded surroundings. The long entrance hall has a large cupboard for coats and shoes. The L-shaped living area includes a bright and spacious sitting room with 3 seater and 2 seater settees, an ornamental fireplace, HDTV with HD Freeview, HD DVD player and iPhone/iTouch docking station and integral amplifier. Double patio doors from sitting room lead into a large west facing secluded garden which is shared with the main house owners. The dining area seats up to four people. The kitchen area is fully equipped with fridge freezer, micro...A superbly equipped and apportioned self-contained single storey annexe with dedicated main door and private parking in courtyard. Ideally located in the City of Edinburgh for easy access to local transport and amenities yet beautifully set amidst secluded surroundings. The long entrance hall has a large cupboard for coats and shoes. The L-shaped living area includes a bright and spacious sitting room with 3 seater and 2 seater settees, an ornamental fireplace, HDTV with HD Freeview, HD DVD player and iPhone/iTouch docking station and integral amplifier. Double patio doors from sitting room lead into a large west facing secluded garden which is shared with the main house owners. The dining area seats up to four people. The kitchen area is fully equipped with fridge freezer, microwave oven/grill/conventional oven, ceramic hob, dishwasher, washing machine, toaster and kettle. The spacious master bedroom has a super king sized bed. If required, and by prior arrangement, this bed can be split into two single beds. The room also comprises a large built in wardrobe and storage area. In addition, a single bed can be set up in the sitting room area if required (an additional charge would apply). The Annexe is also equipped with: • Gas central heating with thermostatic control of each radiator • Unrestricted complimentary access to the internet via dedicated, secure Wifi • Iron and ironing board • Fire extinguisher, fire blanket, smoke alarms, emergency lighting and safe • Welcome Pack (tea, coffee, fresh milk, flowers and toiletries) • Ample parking available in private, paved and illuminated courtyard Situated off a private cul de sac, the Annexe is in a central but quiet location near to shops and local services, just 200m from the local bus route. The Annexe provides the perfect base for you to visit the numerous attractions and international events throughout the year. These include the International Edinburgh Festival, International Film Festival and International Book Festival. In addition, there is Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Zoo, the Scottish Parliament, the Royal Yacht Britannia, the Forth Road and Rail bridges, the extinct volcano in the heart of the city 'Arthur's Seat' and Holyrood Palace to name but a few. Distances to local facilities are shown below: • Bus Stop to/from City Centre: 200m (city centre only 15 minutes by bus) • Post Office: 300m • Chemist: 400m • Supermarket: 400m and 700m • Bank/Cash machine: 400m, 500m, 600m and 700m • Airport Bus (Princes Street): 4.0km (2.5 miles) • Art Galleries: 3.0km (1.9 miles) • Princes Street: 4.0km (2.5 miles) • Royal Mile: 4.5km (2.8 miles) • Edinburgh Castle: 5km (3.1 miles) • Parliament/Holyrood House/Park: 8.0km (5.0 miles) More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Fiona Y
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2011
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Reviewed May 20, 2019

WOW what do I say about the Annexe we had a wonderful stay it is so spotless and spacious home from home our first holiday in Scotland but not our last , Fiona has done a wonderful job she has thought of everything in the...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank TelfordWonderer
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Reviewed April 23, 2019 via mobile

Date of stay: April 2019
Reviewed April 8, 2019

Immaculately clean and superbly maintained spacious accommodation close to lots of amenities. There is plenty of off-street parking and the owners, Al and Fiona are very attentive and helpful. Restaurants, bars and bus services are only about 200 metres in the old village of Davidson...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank Eric d
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Just back from a wonderful stay at the Annexe. Fiona and Alistair couldnt have been more welcoming. Accommodation was first rate plenty of room and all the facilities that you ever need a home from home, in our case better we where thinking of squatting....More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank locktech
Reviewed June 7, 2018

The Annexe is situated in a perfect location to explore the city of Edinburgh, it's very peaceful and felt very secure at the end of a private road with a bus stop close by & the city only 15 mins away. The accommodation is top...More

Date of stay: May 2018
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Reviewed January 24, 2018

If I could give the Annexe more than 5 stars, I would. In my opinion, this is the place to stay. It is in a perfect location. It is steps away from a main bus line going into Old Town Edinburgh. It is also very...More

Date of stay: October 2017
2  Thank CherylB2892
Reviewed July 23, 2017

We stayed at the Annexe from July 7 to July 21 2017. The good standard in the apartment was in exactly the same way as in the description on the website and had every possible utensil we needed for our stay. At the arrival we...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank mac50x
Management response:Responded August 9, 2017

Thank you Frank and Jule for the lovely review, we do so look forward to seeing you again next year! Fiona and Al

Reviewed June 5, 2017

We recently stayed in the Annexe for 4 nights. Fiona and Al are great hosts and have truly provided everything you need for a comfortable stay. While we were there, Edinburgh experienced an unusual "heat wave", 30C+. I will say that the Annexe stays very...More

Date of stay: May 2017
1  Thank 2gether_pair
Management response:Responded July 23, 2017

Wow, Thank you so very much for such a stunning review and I am sorry for the slightly late response. I am so pleased that you found everything to be to your satisfaction and that you enjoyed your visit to the Annexe. I very much...More

Reviewed May 8, 2017

What fantastic accommodation. The Annex is a really great place to stay. It manages to be spacious , comfortable, well equipped and homely and all without compromising on quality. Although we were out for much of the day time we felt that we wanted to...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank Global558802
Management response:Responded July 23, 2017

Many thanks for your lovely review we would be delighted to welcome you again at the Annexe. Kind regards, Fiona

Reviewed January 3, 2017

The Annexe was the perfect place to rest during our stay at Edinburgh. After visiting my husband's family in the UK, we were looking forward to a little downtime. Fiona's home was perfect for us. I felt like we were locals living in the beautiful...More

Date of stay: December 2016
1  Thank AlyseS_11
Management response:Responded January 4, 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review, I do like to try and make the Annexe as hospitable as I can and look forward to maybe welcoming you again in the future. Kind regards Fiona

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Safe
Shared Garden
Cooker
Telephone
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
City Getaway
Good Nightlife
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Originally a small village, Davidsons Mains and Blackhall now form part of the City of Edinburgh. The area has virtually every conceivable amenity within a few minutes walk of the Annexe including shops, supermarket, bars, chemist and Post Office. In addition you can stroll through the local park and access Corstorphine woods or walk the 3km to the edge of the sea shore. There are few UK locations offering such a mixture of activities, features, relaxation and entertainment all within a few minutes journey time. The area is served by a number of bus services and journey time to the city centre by bus is only 15 minutes.
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