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Is there anywhere better to be able to call a home from home for an Alexander McCall Smith fan than Scotland Street? We doubt it. But even if you've never heard of the best selling Scottish author, you are going to love this flat. Read the full description »

Bedrooms & Bathrooms

Sleeps 4
2 Double
1 Bathroom With Shower


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At Dickins, the longer you stay the less you pay. We offer a 20% discount when you book for between 4 and 10 weeks and a 25% discount when you book for 10 weeks or longer. These discounts are calculated when you select your dates.

Our seasons are:

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Calling all Alexander McCall Smith Fans!

Located on the top floor (the climb means fabulous rooftop views and lots of sunlight) the apartment is absolutely lovely. You enter into an elegant hallway with a stone flag floor and a pretty cupola which let's the light flood in. There's a desk too, so perfect for anyone who needs to work during their stay. All the rooms flow off this central hallway.

The sitting room is elegant and relaxed. The sofas are comfy, with touches of tartan with the Anta cushions. There's a marble fireplace and a dining table to seat 4, where you can watch the world go by on Scotland Street below. The owners have thought of your every comfort and there are books and DVDs to occupy a quiet moment. The master bedroom is tranquil and airy. The bed is so comfy that you are guaranteed a good night's sleep and the shutters can make the room pitch back. It is quiet too and there's a desk. The views out of the window are over charming gardens. The second bedroom is a smaller, pretty double. The kitchen is fully equipped for keen home cooks wanting to make the most of the fabulous local food shops. There's a dining table to seat 4. The bathroom has a shower over the bath and a lovely vintage basin. There's wifi for guests use.

There's a great vibe at 1 Scotland Street; it's a charming, relaxed and special home from home.  

This self catering apartment is available for holiday lets, short term and corporate lets, city and weekend breaks and as Edinburgh Festival accommodation.

Guest Comments

"Had a wonderful time in this beautiful city! We were spoiled with such an elegant and spacious flat. Thank you!" - Emily K & Megan W

"A most elegant flat in a super location. Enjoyed easy access to the city. Thank you" - Hajam S

"Wish we lived here!" - Alex D

"A very lovely and luxurious end to our honeymoon. Thank you very much indeed" - Ben

"We were very comfortable here and won't forget waking up early and seeing the sun rise framed by flowers and the church. Thank you for helping make some perfect Edinburgh memories" - Helen K

“We were very impressed with all the fixtures and fittings, quality of towels/ bedding, crockery and furniture”  -  C Rooksby

"This is a wonderful property. It is beautifully furnished and the kitchen well equipped with thoughtful gestures throughout. I would like to return and stay in this property again next year. Thanks Michelle for all your help" Shalini W 

"Beautiful flat, which exceeded our expectations." Philip B

"The flat is fantastic! Great views and contained everything we needed." Karen M 

"Lovely flat, I really enjoyed by stay". - Tim B

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Property Equipment

Washing Machine
Tumble Dryer
Ironing Facilities
TV with Freeview

Kitchen Amenities

Gas Hob

Distinctive Qualities

Great Location
Amazing Views
Architectural Details
High Ceilings
Large Rooms
A Sense Of Style

Local Area Facilities

Swimming Pool
Lovely Walks Closeby
Cycle Paths
Major Attractions
Museum/Art Galleries
Local Supermarket
Local Food Shops
Railway Station



At Dickins, the longer you stay the less you pay. We offer a 20% discount when you book for between 4 and 10 weeks and a 25% discount when you book for 10 weeks or longer. These discounts are calculated when you select your dates.

Our seasons are generally as follows:

  • Low Season: January, February and November
  • Mid Season: March to July, September, October and most of December
  • High Season: the July/August Festival Fringe period and New Year

Home Truths

Home Truth

This apartment is on the top floor and there's no lift. The views are worth the climb though!

Dickins Cancellation Policy

24 hour cool-off period: Providing you book more than fourteen days before the start of your stay, you can cancel your booking within 24 hours of making it and we will refund 100% of any charges.

Cancelling after the booking is confirmed: Once a confirmation of booking has been issued to you via email by Dickins, you are responsible for the total price detailed. If you need to cancel, Dickins will try to relet the period for you and if they are successful, you will be reimbursed with the value of the relet less a £75 + VAT charge. If they are not able to relet the period, you will be responsible for the full rental cost. It may be a good idea to make sure you have travel insurance which covers cancellation.   


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