New Homes in Wallyford

If you want to live in the Edinburgh area but prefer the pull of the seaside to the city centre, new homes in Wallyford could be perfect for you. Less than eight miles east of Scotland’s capital, Wallyford is next door to Musselburgh in East Lothian and also close to Prestonpans and Portobello

 

From days on the southern shores of the Firth of Forth to rounds of golf at one of the many local courses, the Pentland Hills and Scottish Lowlands are also close by for atmospheric walks and bike rides. A desirable place to live, you can start getting excited about our developments closest to Wallyford below. 

St Clements View
St Clements View
Auburn Locks, Wallyford, East Lothian, EH21 8FE
  • £275,995 to £427,995
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • At St Clements View, we are building 3 & 4 bedroom terraced, semi-detached and detached homes, each with their own garden. You can enjoy city and country living with a multitude of countryside and costal parks nearby. There are a number of great transport and road links close by. Visit our second St Clements phase: St Clements Brae.
St Clements Brae
St Clements Brae
Auburn Locks, Wallyford, East Lothian, EH21 8FE
  • £273,995 to £324,995
  • 3 bedroom
  • We are building a range of 3 and 4 bedroom homes, each with their own garden. With a great variety of local amenities close by, these homes are perfect for those looking to get on the property ladder or looking for more space. For commuters, the development is next to the A1, allowing easy access to main road links. Visit our second St Clements phase: St Clements View.
The Strand @ Portobello
The Strand @ Portobello
Barnie Terrace, Portobello, Edinburgh, EH15 1BU
  • £297,995 to £329,995
  • 2 bedroom
  • Don't miss out, all homes now released for sale. Just a few miles from Edinburgh city centre and on the doorstep to the A1, you can enjoy seaside living close to the picturesque Portobello beach. You'll not need to travel far for those daily essentials as you can find all of the local amenities Portobello has to offer on the high street.
Gilmerton Heights
Gilmerton Heights
Bannerman Cruick, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, EH17 8SH
  • £315,995 to £445,995
  • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Gilmerton Heights is a community of new homes in the south of Edinburgh, just 7 miles from the city centre. Choose your new home from a range of 3, 4 and 5 bedroom terraced, semi-detached and detached homes. If you are looking for semi-rural living that has great transport links and amenities in abundance nearby, then this is the location for you.
Merchant Quay
Merchant Quay
Salamander Street, Leith, EDINBURGH CITY, EH6 7HR
  • £236,995 to £372,995
  • 1, 2 and 3 bedroom
  • Located in the bustling district of Leith, Merchant Quay is a development of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments. Edinburgh city centre is just a 20-minute bus ride away, where you can enjoy an array of shops, bars, restaurants and leisure activities. Regular bus services can take you throughout Edinburgh and a new tram service travelling from Newhaven, through Leith to Edinburgh Airport is now live.
Heron Bank
Heron Bank
South Fort Street, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 4DL
  • We have released a limited number of plots at Heron Bank on South Fort Street. Take a closer look at the apartments we have for sale available on The City of Edinburgh Council's Golden Share Scheme. Enjoy vibrant living in the bustling district of Leith with a fantastic array of amenities close by. Excellent commuter links mean you can walk to work or access main roads within minutes from your new home.

Live the Wallyford life


You probably have many motives for wanting to buy a house in Wallyford. With beaches one way and open contryside the other, the village’s proximity to Edinburgh is another huge draw. The good news is that you may be closer than you think to buying a new home in this area, thanks to offers like Movemaker or the Part Exchange Scheme.

 

Things to see and do in Wallyford


Neighbouring Edinburgh is one of the most exciting, culturally rich cities you can spend time in across the UK, and indeed Europe. You don’t even need to leave the immediate area to have a great time though, thanks to places like Levenhall Links Leisure Park, the Musselburgh Lagoons and a selection of local museums. 


Then there are the beaches, golf courses and coastal trails perfect for walks and bike rides. To the south of the village you can explore Dalkeith Country Park and go hiking in the Pentland Hills, or forge your way further from town through the Scottish Lowlands to surround yourself in more incredible natural landscapes. 


Education


The local school for younger children is Wallyford Primary on Futures Way, which was rebuilt in 2019 and has received good inspection reports in recent years. There’s also a new secondary school to look forward to in the area, built to complement the lauded Musselburgh Grammar School as the popularity of the local area continues to grow. 


Wallyford transport links


Wallyford train station is just off the Loan in the north of the village and provides services to Edinburgh which whisk you into the heart of the Scottish capital in just 10 minutes. Driving to the city takes a little longer along the A1, which heads east along the coast and branches off onto the Edinburgh Bypass to the west, giving you quick and easy access to the M8 motorway. There are also local buses you can use to get around, while Edinburgh Airport is 15 miles away. 


The Wallyford property scene


There’s been an explosion of new homes in the area over recent years, leading to a vibrant property market and rising prices. Indeed, the EH21 postcode district has proven to be one of the most valuable areas in Edinburgh in terms of investment. 


It’s no use waiting around to buy a house in Wallyford, and you can secure your home in the EH21 area through a collection of beautifully designed 3 and 4 bedroom semi and detached homes off the Loan, just steps from the train station and less than a mile from the coast. 


Whether this sounds perfect for you or you’d like to be even closer to the sea in Prestonpans or further inland in Ormiston, don’t miss offers such as our Part Exchange deal to get the most from your next move.