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Picture this — an elegant grey-stone exterior with rows of French windows reflecting against the pink Edinburgh sunset. Welcome to Milk Heather. Hints of gold and bronze decorate your apartment while bright light streams through the open windows. Just outside your door is The Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Let the fairytale views of Edinburgh Castle inspire your adventure. Follow crowds as they guide you through bakeries, lively pubs, and eclectic eateries. Have the best of comfort and excitement at this sleek city bolthole.


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What to expect


Highlights

Head to Calton Hill for sweeping views over the city, just a fifteen-minute walk away

Head to Calton Hill for sweeping views over the city, just a fifteen-minute walk away

Stay in a central location buzzing with restaurants, shops and bars

Stay in a central location buzzing with restaurants, shops and bars

Admire the views of the National Portrait Gallery from the living area

Admire the views of the National Portrait Gallery from the living area

Nod off in the stylish bedrooms with plush bedding

Nod off in the stylish bedrooms with plush bedding

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Home truths

    The road outside gets quite busy, so you might hear some noise from the traffic below

    This is a serviced apartment, so the design won't suit anyone wanting a more lived-in home

    While there is a reception here, it is not 24/7

    Although there is a lift here, you will have to climb some steps to reach it

    Some of the furnishings in the living room are lived in and show signs of wear and tear

About this stay


Amenities

Wi-fi

Washing machine

Dryer

Lift access

TV

Dishwasher

Bedrooms & bathrooms

2 bedrooms, 2 beds

2 bathrooms

Extras


VIP services

Cab booking

Daily cleaning

Restaurant reservations

Additional fees

  • There may be some extra fees to pay here, such as charges for utilities, final cleaning fees, city tax and security deposits – all of which you may need to pay in cash to the homeowner. Please reach out during the booking process to confirm.

Additional fees subject to a 3.5% handling charge.

Extras are subject to availability. Please enquire with your host.

Local guide


About New Town

Edinburgh’s New Town isn’t new at all – it’s a glorious example of 18th-century Georgian town planning and architecture that has rightfully earned its UNESCO World Heritage Status. There’s a lot more than beautiful architecture on offer here though. Located in the centre of the city, it’s a short walk from Waverley Station, and well serviced by public transport. Princes Street, George Street, St Andrew’s Square, and the West End...

Explore the area

Local restaurants, cafes, museums, sites and activities, recommended by our community of hosts and travel experts

See free art at the National Gallery

See free art at the National Gallery

The Scottish National Gallery is home to a collection of fine art from the Renaissance to the late 19th Century. The annual Turner show is a must-see.

10 min
See famous Scots at the Portrait Gallery

See famous Scots at the Portrait Gallery

Not only is the National Portrait Gallery full of Scotland's famous faces, the iconic red sandstone Gothic Revival building is an artwork itself.

2 min
Enjoy flavours of India at Dishoom

Enjoy flavours of India at Dishoom

A relatively new addition to the city, London-based chain Dishoom has brought its classic Bombay cafe style to Scotland. The breakfast is particularly great.

4 min
Indulge at The Ivy on the Square

Indulge at The Ivy on the Square

The Ivy is well known in London and has recently brought its classic brasserie style to Edinburgh. It's perfect for a long lunch after a morning of shopping.

5 min
Drink and dine in splendour at The Dome

Drink and dine in splendour at The Dome

Bar, restaurant, afternoon tea spot, and eternal winner of prizes for its Christmas decorations, The Dome is one of the best known eateries in the city.

6 min
Find some downtime at King George Ⅴ Park

Find some downtime at King George Ⅴ Park

Tucked-away green space with play zones for toddlers & older kids, a big slide & a basketball court. Enjoy a sunny afternoon with the family.

10 min
Feast on tapas at Cafe Andaluz

Feast on tapas at Cafe Andaluz

Enjoy an intimate tapas experience with delicious Spanish fare in an elegant Andalucian decor. Tasty dishes, kind staff, and excellent ambience make it a must-visit restaurant.

10 min
Ascend the Scott Monument

Ascend the Scott Monument

Explore the Gothic spire-like memorial dedicated to writer Sir Walter Scott. Ascend its 287 steps for breathtaking views of Edinburgh.

7 min
Feast on classic Italian dishes at Amarone

Feast on classic Italian dishes at Amarone

Enjoy Italian cuisine and cocktails in a chic environment. Try the tasty minestrone soup, beef lasagna, and scallop pasta. Friendly staff and reasonable prices make it a great choice.

5 min
Immerse yourself in Edinburgh's dark history at the Dungeon

Immerse yourself in Edinburgh's dark history at the Dungeon

Step back in time on a 70-minute tour through 1,000 years of Scottish history. Engaging actors, themed rooms, and thrilling effects create an unforgettable experience filled with laughs, scares, and interactive moments.

10 min

Get around

Airport

Edinburgh

33 min

Perth

1 hr 13 min

Dundee

1 hr 16 min

Train station

Edinburgh Waverley

8 min

Bus stop

Bus Station

5 min

Local shops & services

Convenience store

4 min

Cafe

2 min

Pharmacy

7 min

Points of interest

Beach

Portobello Beach

15 min

Booking policies


House Rules

Children welcome (1-12 years)

Infants welcome (under 12 months)

No pets

No smoking

No parties or events

Good to know

Arrival from 16:00

Departure before 11:00

On floor 6, has a lift

Wifi speed: 25Mbps

No air con

Cancellation policy

  • Up until

    5

    days

    Cancel at least 5 days before your check-in date for a full refund.

  • Not eligible for a refund once your check-in date is under 5 days away.

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This home is managed by Krystal

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