FIELD FACTS

Scottish Field - - PROPERTY -

From An­drew Rid­dell, As­so­ciate at Strutt & Parker’s Ed­in­burgh of­fice The most soughtafte­r prop­er­ties in Ed­in­burgh are two to three­bed­room flats, up to £600,000, in cen­tral lo­ca­tions or three to fourbed­room houses, up to £950,000, in the New Town, Stock­bridge, West End, Mer­chis­ton, Morn­ing­side or Grange ar­eas. Hill­side is an up-and-com­ing area that is in­creas­ingly pop­u­lar, par­tic­u­larly with young pro­fes­sion­als. There is sig­nif­i­cant de­mand for re­fur­bished of­fice to res­i­den­tial pe­riod prop­erty de­vel­op­ments, par­tic­u­larly in the West End. Over­seas buy­ers have a sig­nif­i­cant pres­ence in the mar­ket, with ex­pats mo­ti­vated by the favourable exchange rate and ex­cel­lent school­ing avail­able.

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