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3 Lynedoch Place

Edinburgh, Scottish Borders (Ref. 985134)

4.4

Very good

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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37 Customer Reviews

  • "Fantastic location close to all amenities."

    I felt like the whole place needed the décor freshening up. New tiles to the bathroom or at least the replacement of discoloured grout. Paintwork is starting to look old. This place could be outstanding if it was shown some love and attention. I would stay again but 3 nights was long enough.

    Reviewed by LaurenFeb 2022

  • "Great location for access to city."

    ..parking secure

    Reviewed by KarolinaDec 2021

  • "Very enjoyable stay."

    Flat warm, comfortable and well-appointed and a great location to explore Edinburgh on foot. Close to Princes Street for Old and New Towns and walkable to Stockbridge and Dean Village, both worth a visit. Minor niggles were radiator in kitchen not working (may need bleeding), only one small chopping board and bent pan support on the gas hob. But would certainly recommend.

    Reviewed by JanetDec 2021

  • "The apartment was ideal."

    It was very clean and well equipped. The bed and pillows were comfortable and appeared to be quite new so may have been replaced since the previous negative comments. It is easy to walk to many places of interest in the city from the apartment, We particularly enjoyed Stockbridge with its independent shops, cafes and Sunday market. There is a bus stop nearby, the buses are easy to use as you can pay contactless and the Lothian Buses app gives lots of useful information.

    Reviewed by KathrynDec 2021

  • "The property still wasn't ready even though we had arrived after tea."

    The sofa covers were stained and shabby looking. They were the same stains that were present when I stayed over two years ago. The tele kept losing signal and to be returned every 30 minutes or so. Under the coffee table dog chews but the visitor book said no one had stayed there for 6 months prior to our visit. The cooker has melted cheese in the bottom, so I decided against using it in that condition. The location is superb but the flat was not as clean and fresh as you would like, I feel this was especially important during the covid epidemic! So overall I'm disappointed especially as the covid delayed the holiday and it was looked forward to for so long. I won't rebook this place a 3rd time as I feel the owners have no interest in its condition and just want to rent it regardless.

    Reviewed by MarieNov 2021

  • "Perfect location for exploring Edinburgh and with parking such a bonus."

    Apartment had some minor maintenance issues which are being addressed,but apart from that was perfect.

    Reviewed by GeorgeOct 2021

  • "This is a lovely spacious period property in a great location just 5 minutes walk from Princes Street and Dean Village."

    Lots of restaurants and cafes nearby. It would be easy to be picky as there are a few DIY jobs that need doing and some things that need replacing but none of it impacted on our stay. There is private secure car parking at the back. This is a little tight but we have a BMW X3 which went in ok. The apartment was spotlessly clean thanks to the Edinburgh Cleaning & Concierge Company who look after the apartment. A few tips - take a bottle opener, can opener, salt and pepper grinders/shakers, and pillows as theirs are a bit thin. There is good internet (password on the hub) and you are provided with 1 bath towel and 1 hand towel each for the week which may not be enough. Spare keys are in the kitchen. Key collection details are sent to you by EC&C which was a problem as Sykes forgot to supply them with our email address. This resulted in a delay in getting into the property. But we had a fantastic stay and would definitely come here again. It represented great value for money when compared to other Edinburgh properties.

    Reviewed by PaulSep 2021

  • "Excellent location."

    Great size apt for 2 people. Decor bit tired. Sofas need replaced and new pillows for bed as we had to purchase 2 for a good sleep. Otherwise good place to stay.

    Reviewed by LizJul 2021

  • "Ideal location, spacious apartment, loads to see and do all within walking distance."

    Reviewed by RhiannonJul 2021

  • "Great location with everything we needed."

    There was no issue with parking our car in the garden and it was great having a garden to take our dog into in the morning. Super close to absolutely everything. We will stay again!

    Reviewed by NissaJul 2021

  • "The bed was reasonably comfortable but the pillows were very thin and floppy, and there were no spares provided."

    Sofas were in need of new seat cushions and were stained in parts. Kitchen equipment was poor, badly worn frying pans with surfaces peeling off, inadequate knives, no bottle opener, no can opener, no tea strainer. And the "welcome" pack, advertised as containing special all butter shortbread........some very musty and stale smelling shortbread fingers, some of them broken, in a glass jar; equally musty smelling teabags and stale smelling clumped powdered coffee. Even in normal times this would have been insulting, but in a pandemic, altogether inappropriate to offer potentially contaminated goods. No credit to the owners I'm afraid, but thanks to the concierge for the cleanliness of the property.

    Reviewed by Peter J FJun 2021

  • "Great location, spacious accommodation."

    The flat is looking a little tired. Front garden path a bit weedy and general organic debris building up. Back garden could do with a spruce up too.

    Reviewed by DianeMay 2021

  • "The location of the flat for visitors to Edinburgh is ideal."

    Art galleries, museums and some attractions are all within walking distance. Unique to find such a flat in central Edinburgh that provides comfort, homely feel, parking and is dog friendly.

    Reviewed by DorothyMay 2021

  • "You request that we leave the property as we find it!"

    !!! Lynedoch Place, in parts, needed attention. The bath was so dusty we thought it was scum. The cutlery and crockery had to be washed as they had food and stains on them and in the cutlery draw there were crumbs of food!!!! Also the properties back door Yale lock was broken!!! If we exited the house via the back way and inadvertently shut the door you had walk around via the street to enter via the front!!!! Also if you shut this door without any keys whatsoever Edinburgh Cleaning Concierge charge f£30 for the privilege of letting you back into a property you have paid for and they only provide one set of keys!!!! UNACCEPTABLE. Under your terms and conditions even though I will say publish this review I anticipate you will not!!!! Shame on You Sykes.

    Reviewed by PSep 2020

  • "Positives easily outweighed the few minor negatives Positives: 1."

    Great location - so much is easily within walking distance 2. Superb living room 3. Concierge very good in addressing minor issues 4. Bed room comfortable 5. Facilities overall fine ( but see comments) 5. Private parking major advantage in such a central area. Minor complaints: 1. A map of exact location would help 2. Tap handles on bath need mending 3. Smell of rubbish bins in outside area 4. No recycling facilities.

    Reviewed by NicholasSep 2020

  • "Smelt very musty, opened all the windows, mustiness got worse when we put the heating on."

    Reviewed by JaneAug 2020

  • "We were not sent the new entry number for key safe and had to call cleaning company."

    Many floor boards squeak alot and the bed was uncomfortable, other wise a very nice apartment.

    Reviewed by PeterFeb 2020

  • "This apartment is absolutely gorgeous, so much so we have already booked it for 7 nights at the end of December 2020/New Year 2021."

    It's very clean and welcoming. The parking space was good enough to fit Mazda CX5 without major problems. Minutes walk from Dean Village and Princess Street Gardens. It has everything you might need from Netflix to a good BT broadband. Comfortable bed and actually not noisy at all for the location.

    Reviewed by KarolinaJan 2020

  • "The location was great just a short walk from local amenities and Princes Street."

    The cottage is well equipped with everything you need, the photos also do not do the place justice! The apartment itself was lovely and cosy, the bed was very comfortable. Everything was explained to us before arriving. We will definitely return!!

    Reviewed by DanielleJan 2020

  • "Some more rugs for the cold floors and some hooks to hang coats and dressing gowns etc on would be handy otherwise very warm and cosy."

    Reviewed by RolandDec 2019

  • "Location is brilliant."

    Very good dog friendly apartment.Great local bars and cafes. Walk from Dean Village to Leith beside Waters of Leith through Stockbridge is great.

    Reviewed by DeborahNov 2019

  • "I have been in this apartment several times and will be continuing to go if in Edinburgh."

    The apartment is one mile from the bust station and very easy to get to. There are buses 5 minutes from the apartment making it easy to go places if you do not want to walk. Apartment very comfortable and there are lots of places to eat near buy. A super store is easy to get to using the No 41 bus which is really handy if you wish to cook in the flat.

    Reviewed by JanetteOct 2019

  • "The accommodation was just off Pirincess Street, and came with off street parking."

    This was a major selling point on this property. We were able to leave the car, and walk everywhere whilst in Edinburgh. The fridge needed cleaning on our arrival, but apart from that everything else was great. It was a little bit like the Tardis. It looks small from outside, but is extremely spacious inside. It had all the amenities we required, and we were very comfortable there. We found the front door lock extremely stiff, however a quick squirt of WD40 on the lock released the dirt and grime, and worked much better afterwards.

    Reviewed by AndrewAug 2019

  • "Very central traditional spacious flat in the capital ,ideal for the fringe ,car parking is fine if you take care ."

    Booked up for next year already .

    Reviewed by DerekAug 2019

  • "Brilliant location and everything on the doorstep from buses to bread to beverages!"

    The one thing which I would suggest is that there should be a second set of keys for the property which would allow a bit more freedom for going out, not necessarily both people together and at the same time. Otherwise we’ll look forward to visiting again.

    Reviewed by ElspethJul 2019

  • "The apartment being a Georgian conversion was well proportioned and very quirky."

    Extremely central for everything , and the buses were excellent for sights out of walking range. Don't miss the Royal Yacht in Leith and have lunch or afternoon tea onboard - a perfect relaxing day out. The only problem was that the previous occupant had taken the keys to the back door and the parking space , so we could not park initially. But the letting agent was excellent and came round and had keys cut for us. Overall a very enjoyable holiday

    Reviewed by MargaretJun 2019

  • "Had a great week."

    The apartment is perfect for a city break. Only 5 mins walk to princes street. Lovely big apartment everything you need. Just be careful if bringing your car as it's quite a tight parking spot. We only have a small car so we were fine. Lots of places to eat only a short walk away.

    Reviewed by JaneJun 2019

  • "Great location very comfortable apartment"

    Reviewed by PaulMay 2019

  • "Perfectly situated to enjoy Edinburgh’s sights."

    Thanks for supplying tea, sugar, coffee, milk, biscuits, loo rolls, washing up liquid, it was all very thoughtful and definitely useful.

    Reviewed by JoanMay 2019

  • "This is the second time we have been at this apartment and will be back."

    It is so handy to the town and someone that can not walk to far we discovered that you can get a bus at the back of the house into Princess Street. The apartment is only 1 mile from the bust station. As we have free bus passes We always use the bus to get to Edinburgh as there is so much you can do in the city that does not need a car.

    Reviewed by JanetteApr 2019

  • "Very central for shops etc, and transport."

    Reviewed by IreneMar 2019

  • "Excellent location for visiting Edinburgh and the flat has character as well as all the essential comforts when away from home."

    It is also excellent value for money and we would highly recommend it to anyone visiting Scotland`s capital city.

    Reviewed by JohnJan 2019

  • "Wonderful location, the flat was very nicely decorated in a super Georgian building."

    Bed was comfy, the toaster was a bit erratic but you can’t have it all! Would go again.

    Reviewed by AnneNov 2018

  • "Property needs a hairdryer for the ladies, but everything else was great just ..."

    Property needs a hairdryer for the ladies, but everything else was great just the greatest location for exploring Edinburgh and one of the stunning properties we have stayed in

    Reviewed by TerryNov 2018

  • "We enjoyed our time at 3 Lyndoch place in Edinburgh."

    The cottage was lovely warm and clean . We think the kitchen needs a few extras .some mugs would be a good addition .some better cooking utensils they were very tired .A micro bowel there was nothing to use in the microwave . we had a problem with the bath / shower / toilet which was delt with as was humanly possible .It as been addressed with between us and the owner satisfactory .

    Reviewed by MargaretOct 2018

  • "This is a really convenient place to stay."

    5 min to princess street and a bus on the opposite direction takes you to the sainsburys store which if walking a mile away. If taking the car the flat has a secluded place for parking. Flat very comfortable.

    Reviewed by JOct 2018

  • "3 Lynedoch Place is a beautiful property but I had a few problems : ..."

    3 Lynedoch Place is a beautiful property but I had a few problems : Parking is extremely awkward and I would certainly not return with my car (I managed to catch my wing mirror on the gate and had to have it replaced)

    Reviewed by JanetOct 2018

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Summary

  • All ground floor
  • One bedroom: 1 x double
  • Bathroom with a shower over bath, basin and WC, cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room
  • Conservatory.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Enclosed rear courtyard with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 minute walk
  • Note: Parking space is quite tight, please take care
  • Note: Steps up to property and steps down towards rear courtyard, take care.

The property

Set on the ground floor of a striking Georgian building, right in the heart of Edinburgh's New Town is this lovely apartment for two.

Enjoying a superb central location in one of the UK's most beautiful cities, treat you and your loved one to that long-awaited break in the city.

Be hit instantly with the property's character as you are greeted by a narrow hallway floored with rustic flagstones.

Head left into the spacious and bright living/dining room, enhanced by large uplifting windows, charming floorboards and a stunning period feature fireplace.

The peaceful double bedroom also benefits from a pleasing feature fireplace and classy features, while sitting adjacent to a refreshing all-white bathroom.

As well as a handy WC close by, you will also find an attractive and well-appointed kitchen which is lined with pretty white cupboards for a real homely touch.

This wonderful getaway also plays host to a relaxing conservatory, should you wish to sit away from it all and enjoy a good book.

From here, step down into a delightful, enclosed courtyard where you can enjoy a spot of alfresco dining under the summer sun.

Step out of the front door and be greeted by the striking architecture and first-class eating and shopping facilities which grace the streets of Edinburgh's New Town.

Exploring this beautiful city further will result in you finding its series of serene gardens, dominating castle and number of fascinating and varying museums and galleries.

The stunning coastline rests nearby, as does the wonderful countryside at the Pentland Hills Regional Park for something different.

Spend some time in this magnificent city with your other half.

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About the location

EDINBURGH

Edinburgh Airport 8 miles.

Scotland's capital is a truly international city with a mix of old and new to delight every visitor. The Old Town boasts the castle and The Royal Mile as well as Holyrood Palace and the new Scottish Parliament. The New Town offers elegant Georgian buildings and streets with a wealth of shopping, eating and drinking to suit all tastes. Add to that the accessibility of the surrounding countryside, beaches, hills and golf courses and you have the ideal location for an exciting break.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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