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Corstorphine is a popular, family-friendly suburb of Edinburgh. Below we've compiled information about the current housing market and listed the local amenities so you can decide if it's for you or not. 

Corstorphine at a glance*

Average selling price
£340,681
Median time to sell
13 days
Average % of Home Report achieved
109.8%
Most popular property type
3 bedroom house

To find out more about the local market, contact your local ESPC agent today. Find an agent

* Figures are based on properties marketed and sold through ESPC. Home Report valuations relate to properties where the Home Report was available on espc.com. Figures relate to the 3 month period ending on 30/06/2022

Corstorphine is a desirable residential area approximately four miles west of Edinburgh city centre. Property in Corstorphine ranges from Victorian family villas and traditional bungalows to up-to-the-minute modern flats.

The area has a busy main street which is lined with shops and dining options. The main street also has a number of small shops and the Gyle Shopping Centre is located close by for further shops and amenities. Residents can also enjoy urban green space at the sprawling Hillwood Park, which lies behind Edinburgh Zoo . You'll also find Murrayfield Stadium and Edinburgh Airport not far from the suburb's boundaries. 

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Amenities in Corstorphine

Below you'll find a list of the amenities available in Corstorphine.

Education

High Schools
Craigmount High School
St Augustine's High

Primary Education
Corstorphine Primary School
St Andrew’s Fox Covert RC

Nurseries
Peek-a-boo Nursery School

Transport

Corstophine is served by the South Gyle train station. There are regular direct trains to Edinburgh Waverley from this stop, and the journey takes just under 20 minutes. These direct trains also usually head out to Fife and eventually Dundee. 

The main street through Corstorphine meets the Gogar Roundabout at the suburb's western boundary, where drivers can join the city bypass and from there drive towards Fife, Glasgow and Stirling on the motorway system. 

Edinburgh Airport can be found near the Gogar Roundabout and is only an eleven minute drive from the centre of Corstorphine. Edinburgh Airport is one of Scotland's biggest and busiest airports offering international flights to both long haul and short haul destinations. 

Health

GPs
Parkgrove Medical Centre
Ladywell Medical Centre
Bupa Health Centre

Dentists
Enhance Dental Care
East Craigs Dental Practice
Barclay Medical Practice East Craigs
Vermilion - The Smile Experts
SmilePlus Dental Care
Mathewson Dental Practice Ltd
Sunrise Dental Clinic- Orthodontic & Paediatric Dentistry
Corstorphine Dental Centre

Outdoor Space & Play Parks

Big Green Spaces
Gyle Park
Clermiston Park
Hillwood Park

Playparks
Buttercup Farm Park
Drumbrae Leisure Centre
Fauldburn Park
St Margaret’s Park

Entertainment & Leisure

Drumbrae Leisure Centre
Edinburgh Zoo
David Lloyd Club

Religion

Church of Scotland
Saint Ninian's Church Corstorphine
Corstorphine Old Parish Church
Craigsbank Church
St Anne's Parish Church
Carrick Knowe Parish Church
East Craigs Church Centre

Roman Catholic
St. John The Baptist
St. Kentigern’s

Other Churches
St. Thomas’
Church of the Nazarene
Hope City Church Edinburgh

Food Shopping

Tesco Extra
Morrisons (inside the Gyle Shopping Centre)
Co-op
Iceland Foods
Scotmid Co-op

Other Shopping

The Gyle Shopping Centre is home to a generous selection of well-known brands and several food outlets. The wider Corstophine area is also home to Pets at Home, Magnet Kitchens, and Volvo Cars. 

Banking

Bank of Scotland
Nationwide
Royal Bank of Scotland
M&S Bank

The Sainsbury's Bank you might spot on Google Maps is their offices, not a branch. 

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