Property with a story to tell

There are many wonderful buildings in east central Scotland which have plenty of historical charm. Take a look at this selection on espc.com.

steils

8 The Steils, Edinburgh, EH10 5XD

Offers Over £395,000

2 Bed Semi Detached House with 1 Public Room

This stone-built Victorian cottage has just the right amount of contemporary design to give it a modern feel, while keeping its period features. In a quiet, leafy area in Craiglockhart, it has a country-style look to its interior and location.

temple1

Temple Cottage, 14 Temple Village, near Gorebridge, EH23 4SQ

Offers Around £355,000

4 Bed Terraced House with 3 Public Rooms

This B-listed property consists of three 18th century terrace cottages and was once the home of Scottish artist William Gillies. Also included are a double garage, single garage and workshop, a further outbuilding, a potting shed and garden store. So there is plenty of opportunity for development here, while also retaining a piece of Scottish art history.

leopold

21/5 Leopold Place, Edinburgh, EH7 5LB

Offers Over £320,000

3 Bed Top Floor Flat with 2 Public Rooms

This spacious flat is part of an A-listed building designed by William Playfair in 1820, one of Edinburgh’s most renowned architects.  The property has period features such as sash and case windows and workable shutters, and high ceilings with intricate cornice detail.

eskhill

Eskhill House, Inveresk Village, Musselburgh, EH21 7TD

Offers Over £1,500,000

6 Bed Detached House with 5 Public Rooms

Eskhill House is a B-listed Georgian mansion which dates from 1719 and has beautiful period detail such as winding staircases, original mantelpieces and detailed plasterwork. The rear garden has an ornamental pond, water well and summer house – perfect for historic country living.