The 10 most viewed homes for sale on the ESPC website in February
With a mix of homes ranging from mansions and property conversions to quaint cottages and bungalows, with prices ranging from £235,000 to £1.6million, these are the properties that have caught the most attention in Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and the Borders last month.
Paul Hilton, CEO of ESPC, said: “This recap of our most popular homes on ESPC is a fascinating look at the demands of homebuyers in East Central Scotland and highlights what buyers seek in the current climate.
“This month we have seen an increase in demand for larger properties, with four and five bedroom homes attracting more attention from our house hunters, many of whom may be looking for homes with more flexible accommodation. . Interestingly, many of the top ten properties are located in East Lothian, an area which has exploded in popularity following the pandemic, and shows no signs of waning with ESPC clients dreaming of a new life on the coast.
The ten most viewed properties on espc.com in February 2022 were:
1. 1 Rose Bank, Seton Mains, Longniddry
Vendor: Sturrock, Armstrong and Thomson
Price: Offers over £1,650,000
A luxurious mansion in the sought after area of Seton Mains, set in over an acre of gardens. This bespoke property is the epitome of aspiration and features five generous bedrooms, three sumptuous bathrooms, a stunning open concept kitchen/dining/family room, living room, garden room and much more. Opulent at every turn, no wonder this property was the most popular with ESPC house hunters in February!
2. 25 Frogston Road West, Fairmilehead, Edinburgh
Vendor: Russel and Aitken
Price: Offers over £800,000
Buyers looking for a family home with a twist loved this four-bedroom bungalow in Fairmilehead. This bright and airy bungalow features exquisite interior design and bespoke touches throughout, so buyers can enjoy living in an instantly Instagrammable home! The property also benefits from extensive private gardens and sunny views, in a popular location just south of the town centre.
3. 8 Hunter Steading, Innerwick, Dunbar
Vendor: Forsyth Solicitors
Price: Offers over £245,000
A unique property conversion in sought after Dunbar was the third most viewed property in February. This stylish, semi-detached property has been completely refurbished to offer contemporary country charm, with wood-burning stoves, luxurious design details and on-trend finishes, all set against a backdrop of lush gardens and stunning sea views.
4. 19 Abercromby Crescent, Calderwood
Price: Offers over £400,000
Confirming that buyers are always on the lookout for additional space, this generous detached property in East Calder was very popular in February. With a double garage, five spacious bedrooms and plenty of flexible living space, this is an idyllic family home that would suit a range of requirements.
5. 16 Lasswade Road, Dalkeith
Seller: Ralph Hendrie Legal
Price: Offers over £565,000
Offering an abundance of space and immaculate finish, situated on an enviable corner lot, this detached bungalow is in true turnkey condition. With five bedrooms, three bathrooms and a laundry room, this home is as practical as it is quaint, but the real wow factor comes from the open-plan living/dining/kitchen area.
6. 38 Toll House Grove, Tranent
Price: Offers above £370,000
Status: Closing date March 11, 2022
Situated in a modern development in Tranent, this five bedroom detached house is an idyllic location for all the family. This property is extremely versatile, with five bedrooms and plenty of space to suit a variety of needs, including a home office, dressing room and even a sunny veranda overlooking the large garden.
7. Windy Edge Cottage, Abbotsford Road, North Berwick
Seller: Gillespie Macandrew
Price: Offers over £785,000
Buyers looking for a home with the “wow factor” loved this unique cottage in the ever-popular North Berwick. This distinctive cottage conversion is full of rustic charm, and it also enjoys stunning views across North Berwick West Golf Course to the Firth of Forth, Fife and Fidra Lighthouse, courtesy of a spectacular roof terrace!
8. 83 Willowbrae Avenue, Edinburgh
Price: Offers above £460,000
Edinburgh’s elegant Victorian terraces will always be in high demand, as evidenced by the popularity of this four-bed in Willowbrae, minutes from Holyrood Park. This period property features classic proportions, original features and a south-facing garden, making it an ideal option for those wishing to put down roots near the heart of the city.
9. The Parsonage, Athelstaneford
Vendor: The Church of Scotland
Price: Offers above £410,000
Situated in peaceful Athelstaneford, a short drive from North Berwick, this detached bungalow has caught the eye of many ESPC house hunters. Set in extensive gardens, this generous property offers flexible accommodation, a light and airy feel throughout and plenty of opportunity to enjoy the natural scenery all around, making it a family friendly location.
10. 22 Baird Terrace, Haddington
Seller: Paris Steele Property
Price: Offers over £235,000
This stylish three-bedroom bungalow in popular Haddington meets many interior design trends. An ideal starter home, or perfect for a young family or people looking for a quiet place to settle down, this smart and stylish property is bright, light and beautifully presented, allowing many buyers to consider the easily imagine as their new home.