This year we have helped lots of first time buyers to take that first step on the property ladder and find their ideal home. We know purchasing a property for the first time can be a really exciting time, though also a bit daunting if you don’t know where to start! To help give you some inspiration, we have pulled together a few ideal first time buyer properties in popular areas around Edinburgh.
First on our list, we have a two bedroom first-floor flat, for offers over £130,000. The property is move in condition, tastefully-decorated, set within a traditional stone-built tenement in the vibrant area of Meadowbank, lying to the east of Edinburgh city centre. The property lies within easy reach of Meadowbank Retail park, which is located roughly half a mile to the west, offering high-street shopping and a large Sainsbury’s supermarket, with additional local amenities available on London Road. This is a highly-convenient location which offers quick access to the city centre by bus, foot, or car, and the vast green expanse of Holyrood Park lies within walking distance, offering pleasant walks and fantastic views of the capital.
For full details: 17 1F1 Hillend Place, Meadowbank, Edinburgh, EH8 7AE
Next we have a freshly-decorated two-bedroom, second-floor flat is set within a traditional stone-built tenement. Set in a quiet cul-de-sac, it is located in the vibrant area of Fountainbridge, south-west of Edinburgh city centre.
The well-presented accommodation comprises an entrance hall, open-plan living room/kitchen, two double bedrooms, and bathroom. Features include uPVC double glazing, secure entry system, shared garden, and on-street permit and metered parking. Fountainbridge lies close to the city centre and the West End, and is within easy reach of other nearby distrcts such as Dalry, Slateford, and Gorgie. The Fountain Park Leisure Complex, Edinburgh’s financial district, and Edinburgh Quay are also close by.
The property is on the market at Offers Over £140,000.
For full details: 10/10 Murdoch Terrace, Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, EH11 1AZ
Our third first time buyer property is one not to be missed. This unique, spacious and well-presented, one-bedroom ground-floor flat, is part of a modern conversion of the former, stone-built, Kier Hardy Memorial Hall, in the heart of Edinburgh’s popular Polwarth.
It has natural wood flooring throughout, fine architectural features, consists of a living/dining room, mezzanine kitchen, double bedroom, internal hallway, bathroom and a spacious boxroom. Perfect for first time buyers looking for something unique for their first property!
The property is on the market at Offers Over £150,000.
For full details: 22/2 Bryson Road, Polwarth, Edinburgh, EH11 1EE
Next on our list is this bright and well-presented one-bedroom, third (top) floor flat, set in a traditional Victorian tenement building located on a quiet, cobbled side-street in the Trinity area of Edinburgh. The accommodation is comprised of an entrance hall, living room, open-plan kitchen, double bedroom, and shower room. With light and neutral décor throughout, the property features a fitted kitchen with appliances, uPVC double glazing, electric heating, TV and telephone points, and ornate plasterwork.
Connaught Place lies approximately two miles north of Princes Street and is therefore well placed for those working within the city centre. Regular bus services are available on Ferry Road and within the area, there is a wide range of amenities to meet everyday needs including shops, supermarkets, Ocean Terminal retail and leisure complex, multiplex cinema complex, Royal Botanic Gardens, David Lloyd Leisure Centre and twelve mile Water of Leith Walkway which extends from the cosmopolitan Shore area through the city centre to Balerno, with the Canonmills/New Town area being a short distance away.
The property is on the market for Offers Over £110,000.
For full details: 3/8 Connaught Place, Trinity, Edinburgh, EH6 4QT
Last but not least, we have this well-presented, one-bedroom, first-floor flat set to the front of a modern, factored apartment block in an established residential development, situated in the Leith Links area, north-east of Edinburgh city centre. The accommodation consists of an entrance hall, open plan living room/kitchen, double bedroom, and bathroom. Features include a fitted kitchen with appliances, uPVC double glazing, gas central heating, and TV and telephone points. Externally, the property includes ample, unallocated residents’ parking, and well-maintained communal grounds. Leith Links is well positioned for access to first class amenities. Tesco and Asda have supermarkets nearby, and a range of specialist shops are located on hand serving the local community’s daily requirements.
The property is on the market for Offers Over £110,000
For full details: Flat 3, 9 Salamander Court, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 7JP
If you are a first time buyer, looking for your ideal property or would like more information on any of the featured properties, pop in to visit us at your local MOV8 office, give us a call on 0345 646 0208 or drop us an email at [email protected] and one of our team will be delighted to help. Be the first to hear about new properties on the market, the minute they become available, and sign up for our ‘buyer matching system’.