On the property hunt? Scotland's cosmopolitan capital has it all if you are looking to invest in a city apartment and there's no time like the present. There is a fantastic selection of flats available throughout Edinburgh ranging from traditional tenement properties to contemporary new builds. With the new extended tram link to Leith, getting in and around the city has never been easier. Recent interest rate rises have helped to keep properties prices fairly consistent. So, it's a buyer’s market and a great time to invest. Here Gilson Gray highlight 3 great property investments…
11 (3F1), Church Hill Place, Morningside, EH10 4BE
Offers over £320,000
There’s a lot to love at this top floor flat in Morningside. A secure shared stairwell leads to the flat’s front door on the third floor, where a hall with built-in storage welcomes you inside. There’s a generous sized reception room, with a large south-facing bay window framing lovely views towards the Royal Observatory. But it’s the location and the surrounding amenities that we love most. Packed with cafés, bistros, and independent boutiques, you’ll be able to shop local at everywhere from Time & Tide to Studio One and Biscuit Clothing.
What you’ll get for your money: 2 double bedrooms, 1 bathroom, modern kitchen, large south-facing bay window, high ceilings, shared garden and a great, central location. READ MORE
108B, Bellevue Road, Edinburgh, EH7 4DE,
Fixed price £380,000
Forming part of a modern development in Bellevue, this slick main-door flat is move-in condition. There’s an open-plan kitchen, living, and dining room and two double bedrooms. Location wise, it’s on the eastern fringes of the New Town which is a popular area with professionals, families and downsizers alike thanks to its varied housing options, from Georgian terraces and Victorian tenements to 1930s villas and modern apartments.
This flat is within walking distance to a new tram stop as well as the bustling Broughton Street, Playhouse Theatre, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery and Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.
What you’ll get for your money: 2 double bedrooms, open plan living and two garden areas accessed from the principal bedroom and living room. There’s also luxury Villeroy & Boch suites in the main bathroom and en-suite shower room. READ MORE
13 Hughes Close, Flat 12, Canonmills, EH7 4FW,
Offers over £340,000
This second-floor apartment in Canonmills, on the banks of the Water of Leith, enjoys an open-plan breakfasting kitchen and living room with a private balcony, two double bedrooms with built-in wardrobes, an en-suite shower room, and a separate bathroom, all enhanced by immaculate interiors.
What you’ll get for your money: 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, lounge, modern kitchen with integrated appliances. Landscaped shared gardens and the apartment benefits from access to zoned permit parking. READ MORE
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