If you are looking for a home to buy in Edinburgh North West you have come to the right place. Below we've compiled essential property market information and advice on living here so you can decide if it's right for you. 

Edinburgh North West at a glance*

Average selling price
Median time to sell
20 days
Average % of Home Report achieved
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 31/08/2023

What it is like to live in Edinburgh North West

North West Edinburgh follows a coastal route with South Queensferry at its centre, before heading inland to include communities such as Dalmeny, Newbridge, Ratho Station, and Gogar, with Hermiston on its western boundary.  This eclectic mix on the edge of Edinburgh city offers its residents a generous selection of amenities (including Edinburgh Airport) as well as presenting some superb opportunities to take time out for rest and recreation.

Lifestyle and entertainment

A good range of premier restaurants, bistros and cocktail bars, such as the Boat House on the shores of the River Forth, are situated throughout. 

There are also a handful of golf courses in Edinburgh North West: Turnhouse Golf Club, Gogarburn Golf Club, Ratho Park Golf Club and Dalmeny Estate Golf Course. 

For a fun day out, you can stop by Conifox Adventure Park, Battlezone Paintball, Ingliston Circuit and Kirkliston Leisure Centre. 

Edinburgh North West is also home to several castles and grand houses. Along the Forth of Firth you'll find Dalmeny House and Barnbougle Castle. While inland you'll find Dundas Castle and Carlowrie Castle. 

Events are also common please in Edinburgh North West. The Royal Highland Centre, situated beside Edinburgh Airport, has a calendar of events throughout the year. Past events have included the Scottish Motorcycle Show and Eat, Drink, Discover Scotland. 

Growth and development

There was a very comprehensive report put out by DTZ on West Edinburgh Developments regarding the Socio economic and Impact Analysis of the evolution of Murray Estates.  Part of this major undertaking will encompass districts of North West Edinburgh such as Gogar; key objectives of the Framework include but are not limited to: “improving the general level of amenity for the communities”, “investment into a more efficient, effective and sustainable transport system” and quality housing.

This region of Scotland is zoned to become a very strategic growth point, contributing towards the Scottish economy, with key commercial sites being developed; all the while with environmental considerations towards the Greenbelt land in its vicinity.

Property types in Edinburgh North West

Edinburgh North West is home a wide variety of houses in different styles. Click here to view houses for sale in Edinburgh North West. There are also some flats in the area too, though they are less common. Click here to view flats for sale in Edinburgh North West

Find your home in Edinburgh North West

With many years’ experience in the property market, ESPC's friendly advisors will be able to offer informative suggestions regarding property in Edinburgh North West. Phone us on 0131 624 8000, send an email to support@espc.com, or pop into our Property Information Centre on George Street in Edinburgh.

We can also send the latest Edinburgh North West properties direct to your inbox, simply sign up to a My ESPC account, tell us your search criteria, your wants and needs and we’ll email you when homes are listed that match what you are looking for.

Once you’ve found your dream home, your ESPC solicitor agent can guide you through all the steps of buying a house or flat, such as putting in an offer and completing all the legal aspects of your purchase.


Areas in Edinburgh North West

Decided that Edinburgh North West is right for you and now need to decide on where to live? Click on the locations below to find out more about the different areas in Edinburgh North West.