Georgian House, Murrayfield, £5m
Where In Murrayfield, a residential area in the west of Edinburgh. The city’s international airport is 5 miles away.
What A five-bedroom, seven-bathroom Georgian mansion measuring nearly 6,000 square feet, with a detached three-bedroom carriage house. Built in the 1800s, the house was remodeled by acclaimed Scottish architect Lorn Macneal in the 1990s.
Why The property has nearly an acre of private gardens and is close to the center of town.
Who Sotheby’s/Savills International Real Estate
Townhouse, New Town, £4.5mn
Where In the exclusive downtown area of New Town. Edinburgh Waverley Station is a 20-minute walk away, with frequent direct trains to London King’s Cross.
What An 8,880-square-foot home with seven to nine bedrooms, depending on configuration chosen. On the market for the first time since the 1950s, its features include five bathrooms, a 1920s-era lift serving all five floors, five reception rooms, a vaulted ceiling drawing room and views of Edinburgh Castle.
Why From the back garden of the house, a gate opens onto the secluded Bank Gardens and the peaceful Water of Leith.
Who frank knight
Apartment, West End, £1.4m
Where On the corner of Chester Street, a wide street lined with terraced houses to the west of New Town, close to the shops of Princes Street, a five-minute walk from Haymarket Station.
What A spacious two-story garden apartment with six bedrooms, four bathrooms and nearly 3,900 square feet of living space. It mixes old and new features with sensitivity.
Why It also has four cellars and a separate workshop for storage and a sunny south-facing patio wraps around the front on the basement level.
Contemporary Villa, Murrayfield, £2.95m
Where On the Belmont Estate in Murrayfield. The international airport is 15 minutes away by car; Waverley station is about 20 minutes away.
What An unusual contemporary five-bedroom, five-bathroom home with approximately 7,100 square feet of living space spread over three floors. Features include large skylights, a glass conservatory, multiple terraces with city views, and mature gardens.
Why The house has an integrated garage, gym, sauna and hot tub.
Apartment, New Town, £565,000
Where In Drummond Place, a street of late Georgian houses built around a residents’ garden in the north of Edinburgh’s New Town. King George V Park, the Scottish Gallery and the Scottish National Portrait Gallery are just a short walk away.
What A second floor apartment with two or three bedrooms and approximately 1,060 square feet of living space. The optional third bedroom is currently configured as a study.
Why The property has been refurbished with a contemporary kitchen and shower rooms, wood panelling, herringbone flooring and cast iron radiators. It preserves the original shutters from the 19th century.
Who frank knight
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