Inside some of Edinburgh's cheapest homes on the market that need an upgrade

By Abbie Meehan

From a five bedroom mansions to terraced house and student flats, there's plenty of variety on offer in Edinburgh's housing market at the moment.

While some homes in the capital are selling for millions of pounds, many homes are listed for the market for much cheaper than that.

Edinburgh Live has collated and listed below some of the cheapest homes that just require a little bit of TLC to get them up to a much pricier standard than first imagined.

Up first is this lovely little one bedroom flat in the area of Sighthill, on the market for offers over just £88,000.

This well-proportioned property comprises of an entrance hallway with good storage facilities, living room, a fully fitted, modern kitchen, one bedroom with large built-in wardrobes and a family bathroom.

This property is a bit of a fixer-upper, but would be a great first time home for any new buyer. (ESPC)

The Calder Crescent address, marketed by Clancy's, also benefits from gas central heating, off-street parking and access to a shared garden.

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Inside Calder Crescent. (ESPC)

With all of the mod cons that a first-time buyer should want, a little bit of unique design and modernisation is all this flat needs to take it to the next level.

Second on the list is this one bedroom studio flat for sale in the area of Parkhead, on the market for offers over £62,000.

Forming part of an established residential development, the property is located in the popular Parkhead area, south-west of Edinburgh city centre close to many local amenities and transport links.

This home is an ideal opportunity to get on the property ladder as a great starter home.

This flat is an ideal opportunity to get on the property ladder. (ESPC)

This Parkhead Avenue address definitely requires some renovation and upgrading, but could be a perfect first project for any bidding property mogul, and is marketed by reliable estate agents McDougall and McQueen.

Inside Parkhead Avenue. (ESPC)

This flat needs to be snapped up quick, however, as a closing date for sale has been set for midday on September 21.

The third property on the list is this first floor, two bedroom flat for sale, on the market for offers over £75,000.

Set on the first floor of a modern residential development, close to the town's shopping and amenities, this well-presented flat offers two double bedrooms and generous living space, plus access to a shared garden and private resident's parking.

This modern, two-bedroom, first-floor Bank Street address offers spacious accommodation, shared outdoor space and private parking, and will appeal to first-time buyers, young families, and commuters alike.

Inside Bank Street. (ESPC)

Marketed by Stuart and Stuart, this home requires little upgrades and is the perfect home for a small family just starting out.

Next up is this two bedroom, ground floor flat in the neighbourhood of Granton, on the market for offers over £99,000.

This West Granton Road address for sale forms part of a block of six properties and provides well-proportioned accommodation benefiting from double glazing and gas central heating.

The interior of this property is extremely modern and features all the mod cons. (ESPC)

A range of storage units is fitted within the kitchen and the rear door allows direct access to the shared rear gardens. The bathroom requires refurbishment.

Inside Granton West Road. (ESPC)

Marketed by McEwan Fraser, and only requiring a bathroom upgrade, this home is an ideal first home for any new buyer on the market.

A little further out of the town, in the area of West Lothian, is this two bedroom maisonette flat for sale in Bathgate, on the market for offers over £99,000.

Enjoying an ideal location close to the town centre and train station, this two bedroom upper maisonette provides spacious and bright accommodation across two floors.

The Mid Street address is beautifully decorated and would be perfect for a first time buyer and similarly would form an attractive rental investment.

Inside Mid Street. (ESPC)

The property itself offers two well-proportioned double bedrooms, a living room, fitted kitchen with appliances included and a recently modernised bathroom incorporating three piece suite with bath and shower.

With little to no upgrading, the only downfall of this property is the distance to the capital, but it is an ideal property for those who don't want to be within the city centre.

And finally, is the most expensive property on the list, a three bedroom semi-detached home on Parkhead Gardens, on the market for offers over £115,000.

This lovely three bedroom property is an excellent choice for any family looking for a spacious home in the popular town of West Calder.

Inside Parkhead Gardens. (ESPC)

Internally the property comprises: a main entrance hall, a bright and spacious living room, a large kitchen with a great range of wall and base units as well as various integrated appliances and a breakfast bar, a large master bedroom, a second double bedroom, a third double bedroom - which has been repurposed as a home office - and a crisp modern bathroom.

This West Calder home is an ideal starting home for a family. (ESPC)

The property also benefits from a South-facing enclosed rear garden, perfect for catching the afternoon sun.

Marketed by Stewart Watt and Co, this home is ideal for families looking to set up home just outside of the capital.

All of these properties, and many more, are available on property website ESPC, here.


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