Flora House

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Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2


City Homes & Apartments Ideal for Kids Walk to Village Romantic

Flora House offers a harmonious blend of tranquillity and urban living strategically located in the city's heart. This captivating apartment artfully combines carefully selected furniture and global art, reflecting travel themes and a deep appreciation for Scotland's beauty and culture.

Stepping into Flora House, one is immediately captivated by the magical quality of light that fills the apartment, creating a sense of calm and serenity. The interior design is both elegant and immensely spacious, perfectly complementing the overall ambience. Warm neutral furnishings harmonise with the sunny tones of the wooden floors, exuding a comforting and inviting atmosphere. The artistic flair of African, Global, and Scottish art sprinkled throughout the apartment adds a delightful touch of exoticism while maintaining a sense of homeliness.

Spread across two floors, the house's ground floor boasts a spacious entrance hall leading to the separate living areas. The kitchen is well equipped with everything you might need to prepare delicious home-cooked meals. There is an elegant dining room and an even more spacious and bright living room. StTheharacter features and timeless elegance continue upstairs with three spacious bedrooms. The master bedroom boasts a stylish ensuite, whilst the twin and double rooms share a large family bathroom.

Externally, Flora House is situated in a classic Georgian Townhouse style building, blending seamlessly into the architectural elegance of the New Town. Its prime location places it near the Scottish Gallery, an esteemed venue for art enthusiasts, and the Omni Vue multiplex cinema, catering to diverse entertainment options for residents. The city centre and the iconic Edinburgh Castle are within walking distance, allowing easy access to the city's vibrant pulse.

Flora House's central location offers the best of both worlds – a tranquil retreat from the city's hustle and bustle while close to Edinburgh's rich cultural offerings. The apartment's interior themes of travel and love for Scotland create a unique and enriching living experience for its residents.

Flora House is an oasis of tranquillity amidst the urban landscape, offering an exquisite blend of elegance, artistry, and cultural allure. Its central location, spacious interior, and artistic ambience make it a highly desirable choice for those seeking an enriching and captivating living experience in the heart of Edinburgh's vibrant New Town.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • This property is unsuitable for those with mobility issues due to the number of stairs up to the property
  • This apartment is unsuitable for stag parties, hen parties, young single-sex groups, or parties
  • One member of the booking party must be over 30 years

Property Features

Wi-Fi/Internet Washing Machine Tumble Dryer Dishwasher Microwave Coffee Machine Hairdryer

The Apartment

Flora House is an exquisite property, exuding an exclusive 5-star charm and boasting magnificent views of Edinburgh Castle.

-   Spacious Kitchen with Dining Room Table
-   Living Room with Large Beautiful Windows
-   Master Bedroom: Super king-size bed with ensuite
-   Bedroom 2: Super king-size or twin bed - zip & link with ensuite
-   Bedroom 3: Super king-size or twin bed - zip & link
-   Bathroom

Additional Facilities
-   Wi-Fi
-   Dishwasher
-   Coffee machine
-   Washing machine and dryer
-   Heating


About the surrounding area of Flora House
Walk to Village <1hr to Airport Horse Riding Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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Nestled in the heart of Edinburgh's New Town, Flora House boasts an enviable location that marries tranquillity with the excitement of city living. This classic Georgian-style townhouse sits amidst a charming neighbourhood known for its elegant architecture, cultural richness, and easy accessibility to the city's top attractions.

The New Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a masterpiece of urban planning, offering a harmonious blend of grand squares, picturesque streets, and lush gardens. Flora House effortlessly complements this historic setting with its understated elegance and carefully curated interior, creating a sense of balance and refinement.

The apartment's central location places residents within walking distance of various cultural landmarks and entertainment venues. The prestigious Scottish Gallery, renowned for showcasing Scottish art, is just a stone's throw away, inviting art enthusiasts to explore the region's artistic heritage. The Omni Vue multiplex cinema also caters to movie buffs and those seeking entertainment.

While Flora House offers a serene retreat, the city centre is only a short stroll away, providing residents with easy access to the vibrant pulse of Edinburgh. The iconic Edinburgh Castle, dominating the city's skyline, stands as a testament to the city's rich history and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.

Flora House's proximity to the city's centre ensures access to an abundance of restaurants, cafes, boutique shops, and cultural venues. From enjoying traditional Scottish cuisine to exploring international flavours, residents have various dining options to satisfy their culinary desires.

Beyond its historic charm, Edinburgh's New Town is known for hosting various events and festivals throughout the year. Residents of Flora House can immerse themselves in the city's lively atmosphere, celebrating everything from arts and culture to food and music, providing unforgettable experiences for individuals and families alike.

For nature lovers, nearby green spaces offer respite from the urban hustle. The city's beautiful parks, such as Princes Street Gardens and Inverleith Park, provide opportunities for leisurely walks, picnics, and enjoying the city's natural beauty.

Flora House's location in Edinburgh's New Town encapsulates the best of both worlds: a tranquil escape within a historic neighbourhood while being within arm's reach of the city's vibrant offerings. Its central position allows residents to indulge in the city's cultural wealth, experience its captivating events, and savour the delightful ambience of a UNESCO-listed urban gem. Flora House is an inviting haven among Scotland's most beloved cities, offering an unparalleled living experience for those seeking the perfect balance of serenity and city charm.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Edinburgh Airport

(9 km)

Nearest Train Station Edinburgh Waverley Train Station

(750 m)

Nearest Supermarket Tesco Express

(500 m)


Luxury self-catering holiday accommodation in Edinburgh

Edinburgh, a stunning, mesmerising city surrounding by rugged hills and a serene coastline, is a breathing scrapbook of Scottish heritage, weaving together cobblestone streets, medieval charm, ancient monuments, fine dining experiences and a modern buzz that will make your kilt sway.

Edinburgh Castle, perched dramatically on the top of Castle Rock, is the crown jewel of the city. Inside, you will find the Crown Jewels of Scotland and the Stone of Destiny, giving history buffs heart palpitations. The Royal Mile, a historic street stretching from the castle to the Palace of Holyroodhouse, is sprinkled with traditional shops, lively pubs, street performers, bagpipes and the magnificent St Giles' Cathedral. The cathedral’s Gothic architecture is so stunning it will make your Instagram followers jealous. At the end of the Royal Mile, the Palace of Holyroodhouse is the official residence of the British monarch in Scotland.

The city boasts a good selection of museums including a Writers' Museum, a literary haven in Lady Stair's Close. Sir Walter Scott, Robert Burns and Robert Louis Stevenson would probably high-five you if they could. The National Museum of Scotland is like a treasure chest, from prehistoric bling to modern marvels. Art lovers should not miss the Scottish National Gallery, featuring works by the big shots, Titian, Rembrandt and Turner.

Edinburgh's festivals are the stuff of legends. The Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August is the Godzilla of arts festivals with thousands of performances, artists and spectators from every corner of the globe. The city becomes a canvas for creativity and you will find yourself applauding everything from bagpipe solos and comedy to avant-garde puppetry. Also in August, the Edinburgh International Book Festival turns the city into a literary playground, with authors from every nook and cranny sharing their literary gems. New Year is Edinburgh is simply wondrous with lights, parties, fireworks and laughter spectacularly adding to the exciting ambience.

Holyrood Park offers a green wonderland surrounding Arthur's Seat. Hiking up is like embarking on a quest. It is challenging but the views from the summit are simply breathtaking. It is a perfect spot for a picnic or just gazing at the city, the coastline and those distant hills.

Edinburgh's dining scene is a gastronomic adventure, blending traditional Scottish fare with Michelin star eateries and cosy cafes. From charming pubs serving hearty haggis to elegant restaurants dishing out contemporary cuisine, the city caters to every palate. You will explore diverse culinary landscapes, featuring fresh seafood, locally sourced produce and a vibrant array of whisky bars. Cheers to Edinburgh's culinary delight!

If all this is not enough to make your heart do the Highland Fling, staying in one of Oliver’s Travels’ dreamy, luxurious apartments or houses scattered across the city will add to the magic. Edinburgh is a city that dances between history and modern vibes. With its iconic landmarks, cultural fiestas, lush parks and panoramic charm, it is a fabulous destination that you will want to return to.

Ah, bonnie Scotland! A wild and beautiful part of the world, where you can explore the rugged highlands or enjoy the colour and vibrancy of cultural capitals like Edinburgh and Glasgow.

But how do you know you’re getting the very best out of your trip? That’s where we come in. If you’ve had a browse through our range of luxury cottages and castles in Scotland, you’ll know there’s some great places to stay, but to find all the great things to do, see and eat you’ll need our handy Scotland travel guide  – so read on and enjoy! 

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Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Flora House in Edinburgh is an excellent choice for families visiting with kids, thanks to a combination of family-friendly amenities and the city's inherent charm and child-oriented attractions.

The apartment's tranquil urban retreat provides a welcome escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, offering a sense of calm and relaxation for families to unwind after exploring Edinburgh's cultural delights. The elegant and spacious interior layout further enhances the comfort and convenience for families, ensuring everyone has ample space to relax and enjoy quality time together.

Flora House's warm and inviting ambience is complemented by its unique artistic elegance, featuring carefully curated global and Scottish art. This creates a delightful backdrop for children to explore diverse cultures and artistic expressions within the comforts of their temporary home. The presence of enchanting and exotic art pieces fosters a sense of curiosity and creativity among young minds.

Moreover, Edinburgh itself is a treasure trove of family-friendly attractions and activities. The city boasts numerous parks, playgrounds, and green spaces, offering endless opportunities for kids to play and burn off energy. Princes Street Gardens and Holyrood Park provide picturesque settings for leisurely family picnics and outdoor adventures.

Edinburgh's rich history and heritage also make it an ideal destination for educational experiences. Families can visit iconic landmarks such as Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile, where kids can immerse themselves in tales of kings, queens, and medieval life. The National Museum of Scotland offers interactive exhibits and educational workshops, making learning fun and engaging for young learners.

Additionally, Edinburgh hosts various family-oriented events and festivals throughout the year. From the Edinburgh International Children's Festival to the Edinburgh Zoo's unique animal encounters, families can enjoy a wide range of entertainment options tailored specifically for kids.

Flora House in Edinburgh is ideal for families visiting with kids, offering a tranquil and culturally enriched urban retreat. The apartment's artistic elegance and spacious interior create a captivating family bonding and exploration environment. Edinburgh's family-friendly attractions, educational opportunities, and exciting events further elevate the appeal of this charming city, ensuring a memorable and delightful experience for families of all ages.

Kids Activities Close-by

  • No car required
  • Kid-friendly museum
  • Zoo
  • Kid-friendly excursions
  • Walk to Village
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Horse Riding
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites


Oliver's Extras

  • Transfers Available

At Oliver’s Travels, we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to travel services, we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team, who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Oliver's Travels Chef Service: A Gourmet Dining Experience
Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit £650 charged to client’s credit card before arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 15:30 - 19:00
Departure time 10:30
Energy costs included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Heating costs included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Linen & towels included? Yes, included in the rental price.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Internet access? Wi-Fi internet access included.
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
Smoking Allowed? Smoking & Vaping are not permitted.
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, loss of personal belongings, personal liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that the lead guest is minimum 30 years.
Other 2 High chairs can be hired at an additional cost. Please enquire during the booking process.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
May 20th 2024 - May 24th 2024 £1,069 £1,603 £2,137 £2,671 £3,738
May 24th 2024 - May 26th 2024 £1,623 £2,434 £3,246 £4,057 £5,678
May 26th 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 £1,069 £1,603 £2,137 £2,671 £3,738
Jun 1st 2024 - Jun 6th 2024 £1,336 £2,004 £2,672 £3,340 £4,674
Jun 6th 2024 - Jun 10th 2024 £2,256 £3,384 £4,512 £5,640 £7,893
Jun 10th 2024 - Aug 2nd 2024 £1,336 £2,004 £2,672 £3,340 £4,674
Aug 2nd 2024 - Aug 22nd 2024 - - - - £7,099
Aug 22nd 2024 - Aug 26th 2024 - - - £5,072 £7,099
Aug 26th 2024 - Aug 27th 2024 £2,029 £3,044 £4,058 £5,072 £7,099
Aug 27th 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 £1,336 £2,004 £2,672 £3,340 £4,674
Sep 1st 2024 - Dec 20th 2024 £14,099 £21,148 £28,198 £35,247 £49,331
Dec 20th 2024 - Jan 3rd 2025 - - £28,198 £35,247 £49,331
Jan 3rd 2025 - Nov 21st 2025 £14,099 £21,148 £28,198 £35,247 £49,331

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
May 20th 2024 - May 24th 2024 €1,161 €1,742 €2,322 €2,902 €4,062
May 24th 2024 - May 26th 2024 €1,764 €2,645 €3,527 €4,409 €6,170
May 26th 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 €1,161 €1,742 €2,322 €2,902 €4,062
Jun 1st 2024 - Jun 6th 2024 €1,452 €2,178 €2,904 €3,630 €5,080
Jun 6th 2024 - Jun 10th 2024 €2,452 €3,678 €4,903 €6,129 €8,578
Jun 10th 2024 - Aug 2nd 2024 €1,452 €2,178 €2,904 €3,630 €5,080
Aug 2nd 2024 - Aug 22nd 2024 - - - - €7,715
Aug 22nd 2024 - Aug 26th 2024 - - - €5,512 €7,715
Aug 26th 2024 - Aug 27th 2024 €2,205 €3,308 €4,410 €5,512 €7,715
Aug 27th 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 €1,452 €2,178 €2,904 €3,630 €5,080
Sep 1st 2024 - Dec 20th 2024 €15,322 €22,983 €30,643 €38,304 €53,609
Dec 20th 2024 - Jan 3rd 2025 - - €30,643 €38,304 €53,609
Jan 3rd 2025 - Nov 21st 2025 €15,322 €22,983 €30,643 €38,304 €53,609

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
May 20th 2024 - May 24th 2024 $1,263 $1,894 $2,525 $3,156 $4,418
May 24th 2024 - May 26th 2024 $1,918 $2,877 $3,836 $4,794 $6,710
May 26th 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 $1,263 $1,894 $2,525 $3,156 $4,418
Jun 1st 2024 - Jun 6th 2024 $1,579 $2,369 $3,158 $3,947 $5,524
Jun 6th 2024 - Jun 10th 2024 $2,666 $3,999 $5,332 $6,665 $9,329
Jun 10th 2024 - Aug 2nd 2024 $1,579 $2,369 $3,158 $3,947 $5,524
Aug 2nd 2024 - Aug 22nd 2024 - - - - $8,390
Aug 22nd 2024 - Aug 26th 2024 - - - $5,995 $8,390
Aug 26th 2024 - Aug 27th 2024 $2,398 $3,597 $4,796 $5,995 $8,390
Aug 27th 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 $1,579 $2,369 $3,158 $3,947 $5,524
Sep 1st 2024 - Dec 20th 2024 $16,663 $24,994 $33,325 $41,657 $58,302
Dec 20th 2024 - Jan 3rd 2025 - - $33,325 $41,657 $58,302
Jan 3rd 2025 - Nov 21st 2025 $16,663 $24,994 $33,325 $41,657 $58,302

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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