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The Rock House: Historic House in the Heart of the City

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6 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
14 guests
Minimum stay varies
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One of Edinburgh's oldest and most prestigious homes - recommended as 'THE' place to stay in top travel magazines such as Conde Nast, Luxury Traveller & the Telegraph. Built in 1756 for a Merchant, Rock House is a historic gem in the HEART of Edinburgh - also famous as the home of pioneer photographers, David Octavius Hill & Robert Adamson. From its secluded position at the foot of infamous, Calton Hill, it has an elevated terrace with the most wonderful panoramic views over the City. Spanning three floors, the historic Rock House exudes character and charm. A more inviting house in Edinburgh would be hard to find. Throughout are period details, open log fires and beautifully designed living areas, the result of which is a timeless elegance. A stay here is guaranteed to be as unforgettab...One of Edinburgh's oldest and most prestigious homes - recommended as 'THE' place to stay in top travel magazines such as Conde Nast, Luxury Traveller & the Telegraph. Built in 1756 for a Merchant, Rock House is a historic gem in the HEART of Edinburgh - also famous as the home of pioneer photographers, David Octavius Hill & Robert Adamson. From its secluded position at the foot of infamous, Calton Hill, it has an elevated terrace with the most wonderful panoramic views over the City. Spanning three floors, the historic Rock House exudes character and charm. A more inviting house in Edinburgh would be hard to find. Throughout are period details, open log fires and beautifully designed living areas, the result of which is a timeless elegance. A stay here is guaranteed to be as unforgettable as it is captivating.More
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Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2019
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Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
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Central Heating
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Towels Provided
Private Garden
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Microwave
Linens Provided
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About the neighbourhood
Rock House is a unique landmark house boasting spectacular panoramic views of Edinburgh from its elevated position and is conveniently located just a few moments walk from Princes Street. The house has a fascinating history and now as a self-catering holiday let both the views and its heritage can be enjoyed by those seeking a exceptional place to stay in the city. Built in the 1750s, Rock House is reputed to be one of the oldest houses in Edinburgh’s new town. It came to worldwide fame as the home of David Octavius Hill, the artist and pioneering photographer who in 1843 together with Robert Adamson developed the calotype process at Rock House. Both Hill and Adamson are credited with the origination of photography as an art form - taking the camera into the landscape and for the first t...
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You will have unrestricted access to the entire Rock House premises including all individual units and a private garden area.
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