A reception room in a Georgian house with full-height sash windows on two sides, a chandelier, wooden floors and stylish mix of period and moden furniture

House, New Town, £1.65mn

Where On Ainslie Place, an architecturally impressive circular street In Edinburgh’s New Town. Both Haymarket and Waverley stations are within walking distance.

What A six-bedroom, five-bathroom Georgian town house. Connecting the property’s four floors is a stone staircase with mahogany balustrade. The lower two floors feature high ceilings and large sash windows, and there is wooden flooring in most rooms.

Why The house’s position on a street corner means that many rooms are naturally lit from two sides, with views over Ainslie Place. This makes for a bright kitchen and drawing room on the ground and first floors, as well as large, well-lit bedrooms upstairs.

Who Ellisons

A large house in grey stone with bay windows, elegant driveway and front lawn with shrubs and trees

House, Murrayfield, £2.8mn

Where In Murrayfield, a suburb to the west of central Edinburgh. A drive to the city centre takes about 15 minutes. There are two golf courses nearby, as well as Scotland’s biggest rugby stadium.

What A three-storey, 19th-century house behind a gated driveway. The interior features bay windows, a stone staircase, wood panelling, tiled fireplaces and an Aga in the kitchen. On the upper two floors there are eight bedrooms, four bathrooms and a nursery.

Why A conservatory leads to the rear walled garden, with fruit trees and a vegetable patch. There is also a front lawn and two double garages.

Who Savills

A bright living room with yellow walls, tall windows and a fireplace

Apartment, New Town, £1.395mn

Where On a picturesque cobbled square in the New Town conservation area. Waverley station is a 10 to 15-minute walk away.

What A four-bedroom, three-bathroom main door apartment in a Georgian building. The living spaces are at street level, while the bedrooms are on the lower ground floor. Below that is the garden level which includes a music room, cinema room and store room.

Why Connected by double doors, the living room and sitting room span the length of the property, with large sash windows at either end. Along with the dining room, they also feature ornate fireplaces, impressive cornicing and wooden floors.

Who Cullertons 

Aerial view of an imposing, grey-brick Victorian detached house on a plot surrounded by similar period properties

House, Morningside, £3.1mn

Where In Morningside, a southern suburb. It takes 15-20 minutes to reach the city centre by car or bicycle. There are also frequent buses.

What A detached, Category B-listed renovated Victorian house with a modern extension. It has more than 7,300 sq ft of interior space, including seven bedrooms, five bathrooms and an open-plan kitchen/dining area with a large island and walk-in pantry. The property also has a spacious garden and a garage.

Why On the second floor there is an additional kitchen and sitting room, opening on to a quaint, covered balcony with wooden decking. 

Who Rettie & Co

The front elevation of a Georgian town house with steps leading up to the front foor and ornate ironwork

House, West End, £2.5mn

Where On Melville Street in Edinburgh’s fashionable West End. The nearest tram stop is a five-minute walk away and connects to the airport. Haymarket station is about 10 minutes on foot.

What A Georgian town house with five bedrooms and four bathrooms, including a guest suite in the basement. The interior has had a modern update, with features such as a large, curved island in the kitchen. There are views of Edinburgh Castle from the first and second floors.

Why At the end of its walled garden, the property incorporates a small mews house. It has garage parking on the lower level, while upstairs there’s a living area, shower room and kitchenette.

Who Knight Frank

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