Edinburgh Neighbourhoods and Real Estate

Of the Edinburgh neighborhoods, Marchmont is a residential area that offers new housing to buyers who cannot afford to buy a property in New Town. Found 1.6 km south of High Street, this residential area offers affordable apartments. For the price of £74,950, you can buy a 1-bedroom house in prime locale, consisting of a lounge, 1 bedroom, a kitchen area, and a bathroom. There is a residents’ lounge and a lift. If you prefer to buy a 2-bedroom flat, you can find one for the price of £110,000. You can get a corner flat comprised of a lounge, a good size reception hall, 2 bedrooms with built-in wardrobes, and a fitted kitchen with a freezer/ fridge and electric cooker. Apartments like this are offered with a car parking area and a communal garden, along with a shared lounge and communal laundry facilities.

If you prefer to settle in the city center, you may find prices a bit high. A 4-bedroom apartment, for example, will cost you around £1,350,000 due to its central location. Apartments like this are found close to the city’s leisure facilities, universities, and business districts, making them an ideal investment opportunity. Of course, you can find a much cheaper place. You can get a 1-bedroom apartment in the city centre for just £110,000. A first-floor, one-bedroomed apartment consists of a kitchen and a lounge, 1 bathroom, and a double bedroom.

Another neighborhood to look for Edinburgh real estate is Bruntsfield. Named for Bruntsfield Links, this residential area lies west of the Meadows. In this area, you can find a 2-bedroom apartment with 1 bath/ shower room, a dining room, and a recently fitted kitchen. Attractive features include modern fittings, wooden floors, fireplaces, and original cornicing. An apartment like this will cost you around £250,000. The neighborhood itself is an area of popular restaurants, fashionable bars, specialty and convenience shops, and banks. You can expect to find a property well situated for the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Napier University, and Edinburgh University. If you are looking for Edinburgh rentals in this area, you can rent a 1-bedroom apartment for £670 per month. You can expect to get a fully furnished apartment close to the Churchill Theatre, Dominion Cinema, and Kings Theatre. There is a good bus service, providing access to different parts of the city, including the city centre. For £670 a month, you will get an apartment consisting of 1 double room, a kitchen, a small study, and a bathroom. Amenities include laminate flooring, permit parking, electric oven, and gas hob.

Tollcross & West End are the home of the city’s conference centre and theatre district. West End is rather exclusive while Tollcross may look a bit rough in comparison. If you shop around, you can find a 1-bedroom apartment for just £120,000. The apartment comprises a living room, a hallway, 1 double bedroom, a good size kitchen, a box room with a single bed and a bathroom. The property benefits from a security entry phone system, shared rear garden, and permit on street parking. The apartment is featured with storage cupboards, laminate flooring, light fitting, radiator, and freeview TV point. You can expect a fitted kitchen with a stainless steel sink, washing machine, electric hob, tiled floor, and halogen downlighters. For the price of £420,000, you can get a 2-bedroom apartment in this area, consisting of a lounge-dining room, a double bedroom, a fully fitted kitchen, and a luxurious bathroom. The second level consists of a utility room, storage space, and a master bedroom. Apartments like this are found in an area combining retail, commercial, and residential properties.