Dean Village is one of the most photographed and recognisable areas of Edinburgh. Find out if it's the right place for you to live with our handy guide. 

Dean at a glance*

Average selling price
Median time to sell
51 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

* Sales statistics shown here are for the wider Edinburgh City Centre area, due to data availability. Figures are based on properties marketed and sold through ESPC. Home Report valuations relate to properties where the Home Report was available on Figures relate to the 3 month period ending on 29/02/2024

Steeped in history, the Dean Village lies in quiet seclusion just ten minutes' walk from Princes Street and George Street in Edinburgh City Centre. At the northern end it borders Stockbridge and Comely Bank, then stretches along to Belford. It's perfect for people who want to combine a calm, resident area with the buzz of a city centre only minutes away. 

Keep reading to learn more about living in Dean Village and whether it is right for you. 



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

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

Stewart’s Melville College, an independent all-boys school, is just outside Dean Village. 


Dean Village doesn't have its own train station, however, residents are within walking distance of 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 Haymarket Train Station 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 Dean Village 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 only a 30-minute walk away, where residents can travel to other parts of Scotland the UK via Megabus and CityLink. Residents can also get a train or tram to the Bus Station if they don't want to walk. Visit the Megabus website here and the Citylink website here

Green Space

Dean Village is home to one of the most picturesque green spaces Edinburgh has to offer. The Water of Leith walkway passes through Dean Village underneath the spectacular Dean Bridge. Some of the surrounding green space is for local residents only, but the Water of Leith walkway is open to the public. 

Residents of Dean Village are also within walking distance of Princess Street Gardens. 


Dean Village is slightly quieter than the other areas of Edinburgh, however you can find bars and pubs in the nearby area of Stockbridge. For a big night out, you're still not far from the clubs on the Royal Mile and around Cowgate.


Residents can sign up for a GP at Stockbridge Health Centre. As for dentists, residents can stop by 4 Great Stuart Street Dental Practice or Stockbridge Dental Practice. 

Food Shopping

There isn't a supermarket in Dean Village, however you can find a Sainsbury's Local, Costcutter, Waitrose and a Tesco Express nearby.  


Bristo Baptist Church
First Church Of Christ Scientist
Rhema Christian Centre Church

Scottish Ahlul-Bayt Society can be found on Frederick Street. 

Chabad Jewish Community of Edinburgh is a 20-minute walk from Dean Village.