Thinking about looking for a house in Edinburgh? The Scottish capital is one of the best places to live. The city offers incredible opportunities for those looking to forge a career, with 74% of people currently employed in one guise or another.
Living in Edinburgh
There's also great variety when it comes to the types of homes you'll be able to find here. There are detached, semi-detached, terraced and townhouses all available throughout the city.
The city itself is thriving and stands out as a global hub of culture. This is emphasised best by the annual Edinburgh Fringe Festival which takes place in August. This event sees the most talented comedians from across the world coming together in a month-long explosion of laughter.
As well as this, you'll also find lots of amazing places to eat and drink, plus a wide variety of shopping centres to choose between.
Where should you look for a house?
For those happy to spend a few Scottish pounds, you'll be able to find somewhere of real class in New Town. Situated near the famous shopping borough of Princes Street, you'll also be within walking distance of both national galleries. The buildings in this area are largely made of sandstone, and are usually townhouses.
Murrayfield also offers real value for those looking to find a home, with Victorian detached and semi-detached houses, which have been converted into homes.
The West End is full of Georgian homes, while Stockbridge offers the best value for young professionals looking for affordable housing which is near the city.
Barnton and Cramond stand out as potentially appealing spots for homeowners, and are located close to the coastline. This also allows quick access to the airport, as well as the Forth Road Bridge - which connects the city to most of the rest of the UK.
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