The Corstorphine Residence No. 1 Edinburgh

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  • Property ID34356
  • Sleeps 4
  • Bedrooms 2
  • En-suite bedroom(s) 1
  • Bathroom(s) 2
  • Floor Ground floor

Key features

An executive and luxurious apartment in a fantastic location, that can comfortably sleep 4 guests.

Enjoy all that Edinburgh has to offer as you're only a 10 minute bus journey from Princes Street and the heart of this fantastic city, including all the major city centre shopping areas. The apartment is situated on the ground floor of a contemporary development overlooking one of Edinburgh's golf courses.

It features beautiful spacious rooms, ceilings typical of a property of this style.

The modern living/dining room benefits from a lovely aspect to the rear of the property overlooking the golf course. A large LCD TV, DVD player and wifi internet access are provided for guests use. The large modern quality furniture includes a dining table seating 6.

There are 2 double bedrooms, the master bedroom has a kingsize bed and an en-suite shower room. The second bedroom can be arranged as with either a kingsize or as a twin, thanks to hotel style zip and link beds. Both bedrooms benefit from large built-in wardrobes, offering ample storage for guests.

The beautifully appointed kitchen features all required appliances and includes a breakfast table seating 4.

A family size bathroom with shower over bath completes the accommodation.

You will find excellent access to a major bus route (within 250 metres) with the bus journey to all central Edinburgh locations costing £1.50 and taking 10-15 minutes.

The apartment is within easy walking distance to Edinburgh Zoo, Scotland's second most popular tourist attraction after Edinburgh Castle. There you can see the new Giant Pandas recently arrived from China, Tian Tian (Sweetie) and Yang Guang (Sunshine) in their fabulous new Panda enclosure.

Rugby games and music concerts at Murrayfield Stadium are just 1 mile away. Locally Corstorphine has many local shops, supermarkets, restaurants and bars. The apartment is also only a short drive to the Gyle Retail Park (Marks & Spencers, Next, GAP) and nearby business parks including South Gyle and Edinburgh Park, home to major companies such as RBS, HBOS and HSBC.

A refundable security deposit of £200 is payable 7 days prior to arrival, incase of any breakages or damages. This security deposit will be refunded within 5 days of departure.

A meet and greet service is provided, whereby you will be met at the property to be provided with keys and to be shown the property. Please arrange your arrival with the property manager.

Entry to the apartment is from 16:00 onwards; however, please note that arrivals after 21:00 will incur a late fee of £30 for unsociable hours. Earlier entry can perhaps be arranged but depends if there is a departure at your chosen apartment that day. This can be confirmed within 48 hours of arrival. If you are arriving earlier than 16:00 on your day of arrival, it is always worth contacting the property manager as they will always endeavour to give you access as soon as possible. You may be able to arrive early and leave luggage and come back however this is not guaranteed.

The latest departure time is 11:00, however, a guaranteed later departure (up to 20:00) can be arranged for a fee of 50% of the daily rate for that day but please note this is subject to no existing booking arriving that day already.

Sleeping arrangements Master bedroom has a kingsize bed.
Second bedroom has either a kingsize bed or 2 x single beds.

Exterior Ground floor of modern building situated in a secluded development overlooking the nearby golf course.

Parking notes 1 designated parking space provided with the apartment.

  • Free parking (outdoor)
  • General facilities

    • Dishwasher Yes
    • Linen provided Yes
    • Bath towels provided Yes
    • Hair dryer Yes
    • Tumble dryer Yes
    • Washing machine Yes
    • Microwave Yes
    • Fridge Yes
    • Oven Yes
    • Iron / Ironing board Yes
    • High chair Yes
  • Entertainment

    • DVD player Yes
    • Radio Yes
    • CD player Yes
    • TV Yes
  • Internet access

    • Internet access Yes
    • Wifi Yes
  • Accessibility

    • Whole property wheelchair accessible

    This property is on the ground floor.

  • Suitability

    • Pets not allowed Yes
    • Whole property wheelchair accessible Yes
    • Designated/ Private parking Yes
  • Optional extras

    * These extras can be selected when making your booking.

Interior layout Lounge/dining room with dining table for 6 guests.
Fully fitted kitchen with all appliances and breakfasting table for 4 guests.
Master bedroom with ensuite shower room.
Second good sized bedroom with zip & link beds that can be arranged as a king or twin room.


Check-in from16:00

You will be asked to check-out before11:00

The Corstorphine Residence No. 1 location within Edinburgh

Postal code

EH12 7BA


  • Swimming (Indoor) [2 km]
  • Cycle hire [2 km]
  • Cycle paths [200m]
  • Golf [<100m]
  • Gym [400m]
  • Leisure centre [400m]
  • Health spa [300m]
  • Shops [1000m]
  • Supermarket [2 km]
  • Express supermarket [1000m]
  • Bar / Pub [400m]
  • Restaurants [400m]
  • Café [400m]
  • Nightclub [3 km]
  • Galleries [1000m]
  • Museum [3 km]
  • Theatre [3 km]
  • Parking

Also nearby

Murrayfield Rugby Stadium is a 10 minute walk
Edinburgh Zoo is a 5 minute walk
Gyle Retail Park is a 5 minute drive

The Corstorphine Residence No. 1 reviews

independently rated: 97%The percentage of all customers leaving a review on who rated the product either 'good' or 'excellent' based on 34 user reviews of The Corstorphine Residence No. 1
01 May 2019


Great service, all information readily available and clear guidelines. Easy payment online from overseas and all arrangements managed well.Concierge service managing property very helpful and easily accessible. Great service all up.


Second time in this property. Very well appointed / comfortable and in a good location - which is why we returned there. Everything possible supplied in the property.

Only comment would be to cover wooden floors with carpet to reduce sound echo.

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20 Aug 2018


I booked an apartment through Air bnb for the Edinburgh fringe several months before travel, for myself and family coming from all over the UK. 3 days before I had an email stating the booking had been cancelled due to a major leak in the apartment block. Once I got over the poor communication from Air bnb and got straight through to Nisa at Reserve they could not have been more helpful - they found us a replacement apartment, actually at a better location and honoured the original price, which was a minor miracle during the Fringe festival. Communication, key pickup and the actual apartment were all first class from that point.


Large, extremely well equipped apartment in an excellent location within easy reach of Edinburgh city centre, and right next door to the zoo and Murrayfield.

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03 Jul 2018


Meet & greet was very good and David responded to messages during our visit.


It was very comfortable and well equipped. Carpets were ''tired'.
The most disappointing/frustrating feature was either non-existent or poor internet / wifi connection which was never resolved during our stay.

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