Edinburgh property focus: Bruntsfield

Bruntsfield is situated just a short distance from the city centre, in between Tollcross and Morningside. This diverse and popular area has many appealing qualities and is a great part of the city to live in.

Located right in the heart of Bruntsfield, the Links provides an open feel to the area and is just a stone’s throw away from the ever-popular Meadows. Both of which are buzzing with people enjoying the sunshine during the summer months and look equally as stunning as the leaves turn golden in autumn.

Edinburgh property

Bruntsfield covers all your property needs. From tenement flats of all sizes to stunning stone townhouses, there is something for everyone.  Properties in this area of Edinburgh tend to cost anywhere from £175,000 to over £1 million depending on size, style and location.

You’ll find some gorgeous architecture in Bruntsfield and the surrounding areas that make it stand out from the medieval style of the Old Town or the classical Georgian look of the New Town. Architecture including the well-known Holy Corner which joins Bruntsfield to Morningside and gained its name due to the fact there were four churches (only three today) on each quadrant of the junction.

FUN FACT – Bruntsfield is home to Edinburgh’s oldest family-owned pet shop that was established in 1890.

Whether you’re a student, have a family or are just looking for somewhere suitable to invest in a buy-to-let property, Bruntsfield could be the location for you.

Food and Drink

You’re spoiled for choice in Bruntsfield when it comes to finding somewhere to eat out or enjoy a cold beverage on a sunny day.

From cafes to restaurants there are plenty options. Montpeliers is a popular choice as customers scramble for a seat outside on sunny days but it’s equally as pleasant to dine there during the winter with friendly staff and cosy surroundings.  If you’re in more of a party mood, then the hustle and bustle of the Grassmarket is just a few minutes’ walk away and hosts a wide range of bars and clubs.

Other Amenities

If you shop at independent stores or just like somewhere a bit different then this is just the place. There are many individual boutique shops in Bruntsfield and the surrounding areas.

You can even play on the world’s oldest short golf course for FREE. Situated right on your doorstop, the golf course is a great way to spend a Saturday afternoon, and if you don’t have your own clubs The Golf Tavern nearby can provide some for a small fee. It’s also a great place to stop off for a refreshing beverage when you’re finished.

There are a range of great schools nearby including Brunstfield Primary, James Gillespie’s and Boroughmuir, which is hoping to open at the brand-new site in 2018.

It is well connected to the city centre with several bus routes passing through but if it’s a nice day and you fancy heading to town on foot, it’ll take you less than 30 minutes to get to the city centre.

If Bruntsfield sounds like the ideal property location for you, then get in touch. Likewise, if you’re looking to sell a property in Bruntsfield, talk to us today.