Top ten cheap flats to buy in Edinburgh

If you think you can't afford to live in the capital then think again as all of the flats are currently on the market for less than £150,000.

One-bedroom flat, Arthur Street

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An ideal buy for anyone looking for a project, this one-bedroom flat is situated near Leith Walk and extremely close to the city centre.

Located on the top floor, the flat needs renovating and upgrading, but would command a great price when the new owners wanted to sell up and move on, having completed this work.

The accommodation comprises: a spacious lounge, kitchen, double bedroom and WC, and separate shower room.

There’s also access to a communal garden at the rear, all for offers over £95,000. A steal for a city centre buy.

One bedroom flat, Gilmerton

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This open plan, ground floor flat forms part of a traditional, stone-built terrace in south east Edinburgh, which is on the market for offers over £68,000 with Mov8.

Consisting of an entrance hallway, open plan living room/kitchen/diner, single bedroom and shower room, the flat also benefits from a communal garden and drying area.

Gilmerton is a long-established community offering a variety of recreational activities, including a range of golf courses and sports centres, as well as public parks and open countryside for walkers and cyclists.

One-bedroom flat, Dalry

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On the market for offers over £135,000, sellers Braemore describe this flat as: “Boasting a prime location on Dalry’s bustling main thoroughfare and lying within easy reach of Edinburgh’s city centre and Haymarket train station, this garden-facing one-bedroom lower ground floor flat forms part of a traditional tenement building and is characterised by its open-plan layout.”

The accommodation comprises: reception room, open-plan living, kitchen and dining room, double bedroom with built in wardrobes and a three-piece shower room.

The flat overlooks a well-maintained communal garden and is ideally located for commuting into the city centre.

Studio flat, Leith

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On the market with a guide price of £75,000 with Auction House Scotland, this studio flat is ideal for any budding developers or those looking for a property project.

Situated in Leith, nearby local amenities and close to Edinburgh city centre, the ground floor, main door flat has already been stripped out ready for development.

One bedroom flat, Sighthill

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This first floor flat is located within a semi modern development in Edinburgh’s Sighthill area.

Available in a walk-in condition, the one-bedroom property has a spacious lounge, fitted kitchen, double bedroom with built in wardrobe space and a good sized bathroom which boasts electric underfloor heating.

Perfect as an investment or for first time buyers, this flat is on the market for offers over £77,995 with McEwan Fraser Legal.

One-bedroom flat, Dickson Street

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This one-bedroom is on the market for offers over £95,000.

Although requiring a complete renovation, this top floor flat gives new buyers a chance to live in a popular location within the capital.

Enjoying an open view over Dalmeny Street Park is this spacious flat comprises hallway with two cupboards, lounge, large dining kitchen, a spacious box room and a bathroom.

It is believed the accommodation could be reconfigured to provide a full double bedroom, subject to necessary consents being sought.

Two-bedroom flat, Lochend Gardens

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This upper floor, two-bedroom flat is perfect for a first time buyer.

The property comprises; a hall, lounge, kitchen, two double bedrooms and a bathroom.

Outside there is a private garden with patio - ideal for al fresco dining this summer.

The area offers good shopping facilities with Meadowbank Retail Park within easy reach. A choice of public transport and schooling is also available locally along with a choice of recreational facilities.

The flat is on the market for offers over £105,000.

One-bedroom flat, Trafalgar Lane

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This first floor flat is ideally located just two miles from the city centre, in the popular area of Leith.

The property comprises; a communal stair with secure entry, good sized lounge/dining room featuring laminate flooring, an open plan kitchen area fitted with ample wall and floor units, a double bedroom, and a shower room.

On the market for offers over £89,000, the flat has been well maintained and would make an ideal first home.

The property is situated in the much sought after Leith district of the City where there are numerous amenities in the local area. A choice of superstores is available nearby including Tesco, Morrison's and a 24 hour Asda.

One bedroom flat, Leith

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Fancy calling Leith home? Then take a look at this one bedroom flat in the heart of the popular district.

Consisting of a spacious open plan living room and kitchen area, double bedroom and bathroom, the property would be ideal for a first time buyer.

Situated in the Leith area of the City on Ferry Road, opposite Leith Library and Theatre, the flat benefits from good transport links and is close to Ocean Terminal, The Shore and Leith Walk.

The property is on the market for offers over £90,000 with Your Move.

One bedroom flat, Lower Granton Road

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Situated close to the waterfront, this one bedroom flat is a great buy for the price and would suit a young couple or first time buyer.

Located on the first floor, the flat comprises an open plan lounge/kitchen, double bedroom and shower room.

The property benefits from on-street parking and is close to local shops and Leith’s Ocean Terminal. Edinburgh city centre is only about 20 minutes away.

Granton Harbour has a few cafes and bars and is close to The Shore area of Leith.

The flat is on sale for offers over £90,000 with Your Move.