New Homes Fairmilehead 

Make the Move

Fairmilehead is an affluent area located on the outskirts of Edinburgh. With easy transport links into the city, new houses in Fairmilehead are popular with commuters and young families looking for a high standard of living within quick reach of the centre.

Transport Links

Fairmilehead benefits from good transport links, with quick access to the City of Edinburgh Bypass and close to the M8 and A702 which connects to the A74(M) further south.

Without traffic, Fairmilehead is a 20 minute drive away from the centre of Edinburgh and there are also regular buses running into the city. Glasgow is just over 50 minutes away by car travelling via the M8, while Stirling is 45 minutes away. Further afield, Inverness is 3 hours away by car while Manchester can be reached in 3 hours 30 minutes.

Edinburgh Airport also provides routes to Europe and beyond.

Places of Interest

Located in Edinburgh, Fairmilehead benefits from the cities many attractions including historic sights, annual events and shopping centres. Cultural favourites include the striking Edinburgh Castle, the National War Museum and the Museum on the Mound, while Camera Obscura and World of Illusions gives a whole new perspective on the city.

Young kids will love visits to the National Museum of Scotland, while older children will enjoy a spooky trip to Edinburgh Dungeons. As the host of the annual Edinburgh Fringe, the city also has lots of theatre venues including Festival Theatre, King’s Theatre and Edinburgh Playhouse.

If you love a spot of retail therapy, head to Edinburgh’s iconic Royal Mile, browse the eclectic shops at Grassmarket, or go high street shopping on Princes Street.

Other places of interest in the local area include Gorgie City Farm, Arthur’s Seat, the Scottish National Gallery and the Scott Monument. If you’re a sports fan, go and watch Hibernian FC play their home games at Easter Road, or Heart of Midlothian FC at Tynecastle Stadium.

Education

If you’re moving to a new house in Fairmilehead with children, it’s worth knowing more about the local education facilities. Buckstone Primary School and Pentland Primary School are both close by, while Firrhill High School is the closest for secondary education.

There are a number of prestigious private schools in the local area, including Cargilfield - the oldest prep school in Scotland, with both day and boarding facilities - and Edinburgh Academy. George Heriot's in Edinburgh is a well-known independent school that inspired JK Rowling’s Hogwarts.

For higher education, The University of Edinburgh and Edinburgh Napier University are just a short drive away. 

 

Barratt @ Heritage Grange

Barratt @ Heritage Grange

Frogston Road East, Edinburgh, EDINBURGH, EDINBURGH CITY, EH17 8AB

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £210,995 to £385,995
The Limes, Burdiehouse

The Limes, Burdiehouse

Clippens Drive, Edinburgh, EDINBURGH, EDINBURGH CITY, EH17 8TU

  • 3 bedroom homes
  • £227,995 to £231,995
Mayburn Walk

Mayburn Walk

Mayburn Walk, Loanhead, LOANHEAD, MIDLOTHIAN, EH20 9HG

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £299,995 to £330,995
Gilmerton Heights
Coming soon

Gilmerton Heights

Gilmerton Station Road, Edinburgh, EDINBURGH, EDINBURGH CITY, EH17 8RZ

  • Coming soon
Greenacres

Greenacres

Greendykes Road, Niddrie, EDINBURGH, EDINBURGH CITY, EH16 4ES

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £220,995 to £259,995
Barratt @ Portobello

Barratt @ Portobello

Fishwives Causeway, Portobello, EDINBURGH, EDINBURGH CITY, EH15 1DF

The Strand @ Portobello

The Strand @ Portobello

Fishwives Causeway, Portobello, EDINBURGH, EDINBURGH CITY, EH15 1DF

  • 2 and 3 bedroom homes
  • £226,995 to £330,995
Newcraighall Village

Newcraighall Village

Whitehill Street, Newcraighall, MUSSELBURGH, EDINBURGH CITY, EH21 8RA

Barratt @ St Clements Wells

Barratt @ St Clements Wells

Salters Road, Wallyford, MUSSELBURGH, EAST LOTHIAN, EH21 8BQ

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £255,995 to £302,995
Preston Square

Preston Square

Rowberry Walk, Prestonpans, PRESTONPANS, EAST LOTHIAN, EH32 9RR

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £256,995 to £325,995
Yew Gardens

Yew Gardens

Limeylands Road, Ormiston, TRANENT, EAST LOTHIAN, EH35 5JF

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £265,995 to £284,995
Buchanan Gardens

Buchanan Gardens

Kirkton North, Livingston, LIVINGSTON, WEST LOTHIAN, EH54 6GU

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £233,995 to £262,995
Harwood Park

Harwood Park

Limefields, Livingston, WEST CALDER, WEST LOTHIAN, EH55 8QN

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £242,995 to £299,995
The Heathers

The Heathers

South Larch Road, Dunfermline, DUNFERMLINE, FIFE, KY11 4NT

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £205,995 to £237,995
Langdale View

Langdale View

Newtonmore Drive, Kirkcaldy, KIRKCALDY, FIFE, KY2 6FZ

Chapelton Rise

Chapelton Rise

Honeysuckle Drive, Cumbernauld, GLASGOW, NORTH LANARKSHIRE, G68 9GF

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £217,995 to £299,995
Colville Gate

Colville Gate

Prospecthill Road, Motherwell, MOTHERWELL, NORTH LANARKSHIRE, ML1 2UE

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £199,995 to £257,995