A-listed Pilrig House (built 1638) is an historic 17th-century Scottish townhouse, uniquely located in a tranquil park, yet it is only a short stroll, or 5 mins by bus, to Edinburgh's city centre and all the main attractions.
The house has a fascinating history - it was owned by the same family, the Balfours, for hundreds of years. Robert Louis Stevenson's grandfather.
James Balfour, lived here, and RLS visited and played in the gardens as a child. He mentions Pilrig House in many of his novels, e.g. Kidnapped and Catriona.
Debbie and Philip, the owners, let three luxurious, 4-star graded apartments in Pilrig House; offering extremely comfortable, immaculately clean and beautifully furnished accommodation.
All apartments are non-smoking, offer park and garden views, and, rare for Edinburgh; each apartment has an allocated (free) parking space in a private car park to the rear of the house.
Included in price: Fine bedlinen, fluffy Egyptian cotton towels, towelling robes & slippers, all utilities (heating, electricity), luxury Scottish toiletries, full Welcome.
Places To Visit, Restaurant & Tour Packs, up-to-date Tourist Information file, Pilrig House stationery; bookmarks and postcards, selection of novels; children's books; games; CDs-DVDs;Edinburgh Guidebooks & street maps, alarm-clocks, US adapter plug, Scotland touring atlas.
And, on arrival: fresh flowers, fruit bowl, crystal decanter of whisky, chocolates and refreshment tray.
Facilities in each apartment also include: FREE Broadband Wi-Fi internet access, fully-equipped kitchen with dishwasher, fridge, freezer, hob, oven, coffee-maker, microwave and clothes washer- dryer, telephone (free local calls & CallMinda ansa service), flat-screen TV (digital TV), DVD-Player, CD, digital radio, ironing facilities, adjustable heating & overhead dimmer lighting in all rooms, umbrellas, binoculars, hairdryers, heated towel rails;shaver point in bathrooms, private gardens.
3-night minimum stays;4 nights in June-July and 7 nights in August and at Christmas-New Year.
Reduced rates for weekly or longer stays. 10% discount on nightly rates for solo travellers.
Scottish Thistle Award Winning Accommodation.
Historic House in Unique Park Location.
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Disabled Facilities: No.
Linen Provided: No. Bedlinen and towels provided.
Pets Allowed: No.
Central Heating: Yes. Fuel type: Electric
Open Fire: No.
Smoking Allowed: No.
Outdoor Facilities: No. Park on doorstep and private garden.
Local Services: Local restaurants, gym & swim centre, shops and bus service all close-by.
Please see our website for our location and map directions.