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Ark at Anchor Edinburgh

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Includes …

  • Sea views
  • Wifi internet


Description

Ark at Anchor is a truly spectacular ground floor apartment with unbeatable views across the Firth of Forth. It is said to be the closet house to the sea in Edinburgh and the 12 metre balcony that overhangs the sea allows for 180 degree uninterrupted views of the Forth and over to Fife. This spacious 3 bedroom holiday house which has been recently renovated to a high standard is a perfect base after a days sightseeing or simply to spend a day relaxing, looking out to sea.

Sitting area:
The sitting area has a unique wall of glass with uninterrupted views out over the Firth of Forth and access out onto the balcony and deck. It offers a log burning fire, smart internet T.V and blue tooth stereo system with digital radio.

Kitchen and dining area:
The kitchen is fully equipped with induction hob, integrated electrical double oven, microwave, dishwasher, large fridge freezer with ice and chilled water facility, toaster, kettle, instant boiling water tap and a breakfast bar. The dining area seats 6 people comfortably and has views out to sea.

Bathrooms:
In addition to all the bedrooms having en suites there is a separate w/c and hand basin located in the front hall.

Deck/Balcony:
Accessed from the living area or master bedroom this space offers an undercover seating area with chairs, table and is perfect for watching the sun rise or set.

Location:
The property is located in the suburb of Joppa in Edinburgh. The city center is a short 20 minute drive and there are frequent buses into town provided by Lothian buses.

General:
We are afraid that this property is not suitable for babies or young toddlers.
This is due to a safety risk on the balconies and the position to the the sea below , (We would suggest that from the age of 7 plus children would understand the risk )

Central heating, electricity, bed linen, and towels are all included in the rental. To confirm a booking you will be required to pay a minimum of £250.00 part payment excluding any card charges. Thirty days prior to your arrival the balance together with your refundable damage deposit of £250.00 will be due.

Sleeping arrangements

The Spa suite master bedroom has an en suite with high back bath, king sized bed and sea views. The spa suite is directly connected to a glass conservatory which offers a large multifunctional bath, a separate steam cabinet with seat facility, monsoon shower, body jets and Mp3 connection. Finish off your spa experience with a full body warm air dryer.

Bedroom 2 has a king sized bed with views onto open parkland and the sea. It also has an en suite with w/c, hand basin and shower.

Bedroom 3 has two single beds and an en suite with w/c, hand basin and shower.

Interior layout

All on the ground floor.
Large open plan living, kitchen and dining area with access onto balcony/deck.
Master bedroom with en suite and spa room is directly accessed from the living area.
2nd double bedroom with en suite is accessed from the living area.
Twin room with en suite is accessed from the front hall.
There is a separate w/c with hand basin located in the front hall.
A small utility room is located off the living area.

Exterior

Ark at Anchor gets it's name due to the unique exterior of stainless steel trims, timber decking and sloping gantry leading you into an overhanging timber canopy entrance.
At the rear of the building you can access the overhanging balcony and decking which offers 180 degree views, perfect for watching fantastic sunrises and sunsets.


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Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland

Directions

From Edinburgh airport:
18 miles/30 minutes via Edinburgh city bypass. Please look on AA route planner for full travel instructions.

Edinburgh Waverly/Haymarket:
Lothian bus no. 26 opposite Haymarket station or from Princes Street if traveling into Waverely Station.

Parking

Free, unrestricted parking on street.

Check-in from 16:00

You will be asked to check-out before 10:00

Nearby

Also nearby

Portobello has 2 miles of golden sand is only a 20 minute walk along the sea wall. The promenade that runs along the beach has cafes, bars and a Victorian swimming pool featuring an original Aerotone and Turkish baths.

The old market town of Musselburgh is 10 minutes in the other direction and has a harbour, theatre, shops and Scotland's second biggest racecourse.

The beach can be accessed by steps located 150 yards from the property and when the tide is out it’s perfect for a stroll along the sand and bird watching.

Many of East Lothians golf courses are within easy driving distance from the property.

Local area

Ark at Anchor is situated in Joppa, an eastern suburb of Edinburgh.

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