The most expensive homes for sale in Edinburgh just now

Want to live in the Capital and have a few pounds to spend? Then take a look at these luxurious, expensive homes that are on the market now.

Craigcrook Castle

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Picture: Craigcrook Castle, Ballantynes

This 16th century castle in the Ravelston area, features a viewing tower, gymnasium, cinema room, games room, a separate Gatehouse and grounds of 4.4 acres with walled gardens.

On the market with a guide price of £6,000,000 with Ballantynes, you may need to have won the lottery to realise regal dreams and live in your own castle.

Situated three miles from Edinburgh city centre, this is the first time in 300 years that the freehold for the castle has come up for sale.

Beechmount House

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Picture: Beechmount House, Rettie

If you’re a fan of Downton Abbey and aspire to the grandeur of the Crawley Family, then this stately home may be the start of a regal life.

On the market with Rettie with a guide price of £4,500,000, Beechmount House is two storey, Category B listed, Italianate mansion house that boasts a range of original features, including marble fireplaces, rococo pillars, cornicing, a former ballroom, viewing tower and a grand, sweeping staircase – making it worth the king’s ransom asking price.

Built for Sir George Anderson, a former Treasurer of the Bank of Scotland in 1900 and designed by John Watson, former head of architecture at Edinburgh College of Art and assistant to Sir Robert Rowand Anderson – the brains behind the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Queen Street.

The house sits in around 8 acres of private land that includes a Gate Lodge and Coach House, both with planning permission for alterations or extensions.

Innerwick House

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Picture: Savills

Described as ” one of Edinburgh’s finest houses”,  Innerwick House  has all the space and tranquility of a country home while being close to Edinburgh city centre.

Loacted in private, walled grounds in the much sought after Murrayfield district of Edinburgh, the property is well located for access to a wide range of excellent private schools, the Financial district and all cultural and sporting amenities around the city.

On sale for offers over £2,950,000, the new owners will have to dig deep to afford such a beautiful home.

Described by sellers Savills: “Innerwick House is a beautifully presented and well appointed stone built Georgian house, sympathetically extended in Edwardian times to provide superb family accommodation set over two principal floors.

“The property was comprehensively refurbished and reconfigured in the late 1990s to create free-flowing family living and reception space on the ground floor, complemented by 5 generous double bedrooms and 5 bathrooms making this an exceptional family home.

“Of particular note are the original period features, the elegant drawing and dining rooms and the wonderful open plan dining kitchen and family living room. There is an extensive cellar below providing useful storage space.”

As well has a well maintained, spacious garden, the property also boasts an Old Coach House which has been successfully rented as a short term holiday let.

 

31.12 Simpson Loan

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Picture: Savills

Live like the A-list in this triplex penthouse apartment, which is set over the 8th, 9th and 10th floors of a contemporary building in Edinburgh’s city centre.

Apartment 31, 12 Simpson Loan is currentl for sale with offers over £2,000,000, Savills

Savills say: “The owners of the apartment purchased the property from the developers and specified a number of additional features to be incorporated at time of build which include underfloor heating throughout and a reverse cycle air conditioning system.

“There are floor to ceiling windows in the master bedroom, bedroom 2 and the reception spaces which showcase the breathtaking views on offer from the apartment.

“With north and south facing aspects the property benefits from both exceptional cityscape and more rural views, as well as an abundance of natural light throughout the day.

“Access to the apartment is by lift or communal stair to the 8th floor. The front door opens to a broad and welcoming reception hall and to the bedroom accommodation.

“From here, stairs rise to the 9th and 10th floors where there are superb living and outdoor spaces.

“The apartment and its terraces have some of the best views in Edinburgh with panoramic aspects of Edinburgh Castle, The Meadows, West Edinburgh and beyond to Fife.”

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