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New homes in Methil

Occupying an excellent spot along the east coast of Scotland, on the opposite shore of the Firth of Forth to Edinburgh, Methil is a 50-minute drive from the capital city. A similar journey from Perth and closer to Dundee and Dunfermline, new homes in Methil are an hour’s drive from the historic city of Stirling

With lots more history right on your doorstep, as well as miles of coastline and some superb beaches to explore, this is a stunning part of the UK to call home. You could do just that when you pick out one of our latest developments near Methil, which you can see below. 

  • Kingslaw Gait

    Kingslaw Gait

    Boreland Avenue, Kirkcaldy, KY1 2DF
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £312,995 to £347,995
  • Merchant Quay

    Merchant Quay

    Salamander Street, Leith, EH6 7HR
    • 2 bedroom
    • £211,996 to £212,796
  • Coming soon
    Heron Bank

    Heron Bank

    South Fort Street, Leith, EH6 4DL
    • Coming soon
  • The Strand @ Portobello

    The Strand @ Portobello

    Fishwives Causeway, Portobello, EH15 1DF
    • 2 bedroom
    • £211,196 to £283,995
  • St Clements View

    St Clements View

    Auburn Locks, Wallyford, EH21 8FE
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £279,995 to £382,995
  • Barratt @ St Clements Wells

    Barratt @ St Clements Wells

    Auburn Locks, Wallyford, EH21 8FE
    • 3 bedroom
    • £296,995 to £315,995
  • St Clements Brae

    St Clements Brae

    Auburn Locks, Wallyford, EH21 8FE
    • 3 bedroom
  • Yew Gardens

    Yew Gardens

    Limeylands Road, Ormiston, EH35 5JF
    • 4 bedroom
    • From £365,995
  • Gilmerton Heights

    Gilmerton Heights

    Bannerman Cruick, Edinburgh, EH17 8SH
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £335,995 to £406,995
  • Lime Grove

    Lime Grove

    Eliza Wigham Bow, Edinburgh, EH17 8WX
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £335,995 to £446,995
  • Coming soon
    Barratt @ West Craigs

    Barratt @ West Craigs

    Craigs Road, Edinburgh, EH12 0BB
    • Coming soon
  • Pentland View

    Pentland View

    Charles Wilson Avenue, Bilston, EH25 9SW
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £394,995 to £429,995
  • Caisteal Gardens

    Caisteal Gardens

    Seton Crescent, Winchburgh, EH52 6FQ
    • 4 bedroom
    • £344,995 to £396,995
  • Huntingtower


    1 Charolais Lane, East Huntingtower, Perth, PH1 3JH
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £239,995 to £342,995
  • Harwood Park

    Harwood Park

    Limefields, Livingston, EH55 8QN
    • 4 bedroom
    • £357,995 to £381,995

Live the life

Located on the Scottish coast within commuting distance of Edinburgh, Methil is a thriving town with lots for the whole family to see and do in the local area. Whether you’re exploring beaches, visiting historic sites or taking the kids for a day of family fun, there’s something for everyone close to your new home in Methil.

Things to see and do

Methil is a seaside town, close to the beautiful Leven Beach and Promenade as well as Ravenscraig Park and Yellowcraig. If you like to get active, Fife is also home to the Michael Woods Sport and Leisure Centre, while there are lots of opportunities to go horse riding nearby at The Scottish Equestrian Centre, Barbarafield Riding School and Kilconquhar Castle Equestrian Centre.

For families with young children, there are plenty of places to explore with the children close to your new home in Methil, including The Scottish Deer Centre, Fife Heritage Railway and Muddy Boots, while Edinburgh is near enough for day trips into the city for a spot of retail therapy. 

If you’re interested in historic events, you can find out more about Methil in times gone by at the Heritage Centre, Scotland’s Secret Nuclear Bunker, and the Scottish Fisheries Museum. Other places of interest in the local area include Festival Gardens, Riverside Park and Craigtoun Country Park.


If you have school-age children, Methil is home to Aberhill Primary School, Methil Primary and Community School, and Kirkland High School. For older kids and adults thinking about studying for a degree, the University of St Andrews and the University of Dundee School of Nursing and Midwifery are both within commuting distance. If you don’t mind longer travel times, Edinburgh’s universities are also within reach of the town.

Getting to Methil

Located close to the A915, Methil has good transport links by road, with quick commuting times to Fife, St Andrews and beyond. Although there’s no train station in the town, there are rail services available nearby in Kirkcaldy and Markinch.

From both Fife and Kirkcaldy, the journey to Methil takes around 20 minutes, while the drive from St Andrews and Dunfermline takes 30 minutes depending on traffic. If you’re travelling to the town from Edinburgh, the journey takes around one hour five minutes via the A92. The trip from Glasgow takes slightly longer, with a journey time of one hour 15 minutes via the M80.

If you’re going on holiday, Edinburgh Airport is only a 45 minute drive from Methil, so the start of your holiday will be quick and hassle-free.