Shed appeal

Whether it’s for storing gardening equipment or as a snug hideaway for playing games and watching TV, a shed can be a valuable addition to a home.

With inspiration from the recent Shed of the Year competition, here is a selection of properties with real shed appeal.

kumbie holdings

14 Humbie Holdings, Kirknewton, EH27 8DS

Offers over £425,000

4 bed detached house with 3 public rooms

This detached chalet-style villa within six acres of grounds not only has a large shed, but has dog kennels, a stable for two horses, a poly-tunnel and an orchard, providing not just a shed, but an opportunity to develop a business.


31 Hawthornden Avenue, Bonnyrigg, EH19 2JP

Offers around £170,000

3 bed end terraced house with 3 public rooms

This home in Midlothian has a modern interior which doesn’t require an upgrade. There’s a conservatory which looks out over a decent seized garden and a shed that’s perfect for pottering in.


30 Craigmount Gardens, Edinburgh, EH12 8EA

Offers over £397,000

4 bed detached bungalow with 3 public rooms

This family home in Corstorphine, which has been extended to offer more space, has a large back garden with not one, but two sheds, a patio and plenty of shrubbery.


103 Dolphin Road, Currie, EH14 5SB

Offers over £155,000

2 bed semidetached house with 1 public room

This home in the quiet suburb of Currie would be good for a young gamily. There’s a front, side and back garden with a timber shed and patio area, and even a bench to admire the garden and catch some sun.