7 stunning affordable properties on the Scottish islands cheaper than a one bed city flat

According to Zoopla’s current estimates, so far in the month of July 2020, flats in Edinburgh have sold for an average of £216,216.

These spacious detached houses in the Scottish Islands will cost you significantly less than the average flat in Edinburgh

However, if you are dreaming of a bit more space and long for that fresh countryside or seaside air, take a look at these spacious detached houses in the Scottish Islands which will cost you significantly less.

Independently valued at 145,000 GBP by a Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) qualified surveyor, this family property falls far below the average asking price of your average Edinburgh flat. Boasting a bright reception room, a spacious modern fitted kitchen with a conservatory with views of the sea.

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This house is conveniently situated near Brae & Sullom Voe, while still within easy commuting distance of Lerwick. Offering a large plot of land perfect for nature lovers and a modern interior, it is on the market for only 140,000 GBP.
Located in Shapinsay, this bungalow is set on a five acre field, which boasts a large garden and garage. It is fitted with a stylish modern interior, with a Rayburn range kitchen. However it also offers traditional character, from features such as the beamed ceiling in the living room. 155,000 GBP.
This spacious family home, found on the island of Whalsay, offers three large reception rooms, four bedrooms and a large garden. It offers views over the surrounding countryside to the sea and the island of Linga in the distance. On the market for 195,000 GBP.
Originally built in 1880’s, this renovated historic church offers modern comforts alongside lots of character, with some remaining original features. Found in the North Mainland of Shetland, it also offers plenty of natural surrounds. On the market for 155,000 GBP.
This stylish and sizeable family home boasts a large rear garden, a garage and an external workshop. Found in Orkney’s vibrant capital, this home offers the best of both worlds with plenty to do in town and plenty of nature not far from its doorstep. 200,000 GBP
The most expensive on the list, yet still miles cheaper than the average flat in Edinburgh, this 1800's townhouse is priced at 210,000 GBP. Boasting a large enclosed rear garden this property offers a little slice of history, with untouched stone walls and traditional fireplaces.