Located between the bustling Edinburgh city centre and the quieter suburbs, Comely Bank benefits from the best of both worlds. Find out below if Comely Bank is the right place for you to move to. 

Comely Bank at a glance*

Average selling price
Median time to sell
40 days
Average % of Home Report achieved
Most popular property type
2 bedroom flat

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 12 month period ending on 29/02/2024

Comely Bank is a highly sought after residential area adjacent to Stockbridge and located within walking distance of the retail and commercial thoroughfares of Princes Street and George Street in the City Centre.

Houses in Comely Bank are a blend of 1940's style tenement flats and substantial family villas. Other popular areas close by are Craigleith and Blackhall.



High Schools
Broughton High School
St Thomas Of Aquin's High

Primary Schools
Flora Stevenson Primary School
St Cuthbert's RC Primary School

Stewart’s Melville College, an independent all-boys school, is not far from Comely Bank.


Comely Bank doesn't have its own train station, however, residents are a half hour walk from both Waverley Train Station and Haymarket Train Station where they can take a train to other areas of Edinburgh, Scotland and the UK. Visit the ScotRail website to find out more

Near both Waverley and Haymarket Train Stations there is an Edinburgh Tram stop, where residents can take a tram right out to Edinburgh Airport or Ocean Terminal with a generous selection of stops along the way. Visit the Edinburgh Trams website for more details

Lothian Buses run several buses through Comely Bank or nearby. All the routes run into the city centre, but to different areas of Edinburgh when travelling out of the city centre. Visit the Lothian Buses website for more details and to download timetables. 

Edinburgh Bus Station is also a 30-minute walk away, where residents can travel to other parts of Scotland the UK via Megabus and CityLink. Visit the Megabus website here and the Citylink website here

Green Space

Comely Bank has very little green space in its own right. Residents are however are within walking distance of the Water of Leith walkway, Inverleith Park, and the Royal Botanic Garden. 


The bars and pubs of Stockbridge are within walking distance of Comely Bank if you fancy a quick drink. If you fancy a big night out, the nightclubs in the city centre are a quick taxi or bus ride away. 


Residents can sign up for a GP at Stockbridge Health Centre. As for dentists, residents can stop by Stockbridge Dental Practice. The Western General Hospital is just outside of Comely Bank. 

Food Shopping

You can find a Sainsbury's Local, Costcutter, and Waitrose in Comely Bank itself. Craigleith Retail Park is only a 20-minute walk away and is home to a LIDL and Sainsbury's. 


Bristo Baptist Church
Edinburgh North Church
St Ninian's Episcopal Church
Saint Stephen's Comely Bank Church
True Jesus Church

Scottish Ahlul-Bayt Society can be found on Frederick Street in the city centre. 

Chabad Jewish Community of Edinburgh is a 30-minute walk from Dean Village.