Although not as exorbitant as in London, property prices in Edinburgh are still much higher than most other places in the UK.

If you’re looking for a two-bedroom home, it can be hard to know where in town you’ll get the most bang for your buck.

With the cost of living crisis worsening, it’s more important than ever to be savvy with your budget and see where it will go the furthest.

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To help potential buyers find their new home, we looked to Rightmove to see what the cheapest properties are currently on the market.

Here’s an overview of the cheapest two-bedroom apartments currently on the market in each area of ​​Edinburgh.

New city

12/7 (f2) Hart Street, £275,000



Hart Street

The new town is a great place to live if you want to be close to the city center but slightly away from the hustle and bustle. Unfortunately, this comes at a price. At £275,000 it’s one of the priciest apartments in this roundup, but has great features like oak flooring, salvaged period radiators and a landscaped shared rear garden.

What the listing says: “Delightful NEW TOWN 2nd floor apartment in a listed Georgian terrace, set in a quiet street and only a short walk from Edinburgh’s bustling new shopping precinct, St James’s Quarter. The lovely accommodation comprises 2 bedrooms, living room, a well-equipped open kitchen with integrated appliances and a bathroom with wall shower and screen.



Hart Street
Hart Street

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Leith

18/4 Henderson Gardens, £165,000



Henderson Gardens
Henderson Gardens

Leith is a great place if you want to live somewhere with a bit more personality – and the fact that it’s cheaper helps too. This apartment is located just off the shore and features wooden floors, modern kitchen units and gas central heating.

What the listing says: “A short walk from Edinburgh’s trendy Shore area, this beautifully presented 2nd floor apartment is part of a traditional building. The building has a secure entry system and a garden common at the rear.”



Henderson Gardens
Henderson Gardens

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corstorphine

Rannoch Grove, £160,000



Rannoch Grove
Rannoch Grove

Just beating the Leith apartment as the cheapest property on this list, this apartment is located a short walk from the local Corstorphine Hill nature reserve. The interior is admittedly a bit dated, but with a few touch-ups it could be completely transformed. For the price, you could do much worse.

What the listing says: “Ryan Grant and REMAX Property Marketing Center – Edinburgh are delighted to bring to the market this fantastic 2 bedroom top floor apartment in the quiet cul-de-sac of Rannoch Grove, Clermiston. This well proportioned property is presented with a high standard of modern decor and benefits from a trendy 3 piece bathroom with shower and heated towel rail, as well as 2 stylish carpeted double bedrooms.



Rannoch Grove
Rannoch Grove

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Gorgie and Dalry

Duff Street, Dalry, £190,000



Duff Street
Duff Street

Unlike the last property, this Dalry apartment is already attractive inside and out – with sash and coffered windows, cornices and solid wood doors. It also comes with a bathtub and even a skylight cupola that provides natural light for the common staircase.

What the listing says: “Light and tastefully decorated, two bedroom apartment on the third floor, part of a traditional stone building. Ideally located in the popular area of ​​Dalry, just west of the city center of ‘Edinburgh.’



Duff Street
Duff Street

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portobello

8/4 Southfield Square, £230,000



Southfield Square
Southfield Square

With the official arrival of summer, living near the beach will be worth its weight in gold for some buyers. Luckily, this modern-looking apartment isn’t too expensive and comes with plenty of great features, such as warm engineered hardwood floors, bright and airy bedrooms, and a sleek bathroom with tub.

What the listing says: “A short walk from beautiful Figgate Park or Portobello Beach, this two bedroom first floor apartment offers a beautiful period home with beautiful stylish interiors, combining period character with modern amenities Southfield Place is located at the east end of Duddingston, bordering Portobello, with Portobello Golf Course on its doorstep.”



Southfield Square
Southfield Square

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Bruntsfield and Morningside

View Square, £270,000



view square
view square

Bruntsfield is easily one of Edinburgh’s prettiest areas, and is therefore understandably priced high. This bright and airy second-floor apartment might well be worth the price. The light blue walls blend well with the wooden floors, and one of the bedrooms even has its own walk-in closet.

What the listing says: “A traditional second floor apartment, nestled in peaceful Viewforth Gardens directly adjacent to thriving Bruntsfield. The apartment retains many of the original features, with bay window, ornate cornices, fireplace and generously high ceilings. The property also benefits from sleek modern upgrades to the kitchen and bathroom, creating a fluid blend of tradition and modernity in a prime location just south of the city centre.”



view square
view square

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South side

Drummond Street, £259,500



Drummond Street
Drummond Street

Newington is a great place to live if you want to be close to the University of Edinburgh, and this understated, modern apartment has plenty to offer. The open plan living room and kitchen are a particular highlight, with a soothing color scheme and modern looking units.

What the listing says: “New to the market, a ground floor 2 bedroom apartment in the popular area of ​​Drummond St close to the University of Edinburgh, ideal for students, investors or city ​​dwellers with city attractions close by, local amenities and the University of Edinburgh on your doorstep.the property benefits from 2 double bedrooms, an open plan lounge/kitchen and a bathroom. shower.”



Drummond Street
Drummond Street

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west end

Mansion Square, £365,000



Manor
Manor

As we’ve learned in our other property roundups, if you want to live in Edinburgh’s West End, you have to be prepared to pay for luxury. Whether shelling out £365,000 for a two-bedroom basement apartment is worth it is up to you, but admittedly it looks great inside.

What the listing says: “50B Manor Place offers a fantastic opportunity to acquire a well presented two bedroom ground floor apartment, part of a sought after Victorian building. The property is located in the heart of the West End, enjoying its own access through the main gate and front courtyard with two private cellars.Having been carefully renovated in recent years to suit modern living perfectly, the property is immaculately presented and will appeal to a range of buyers.”



Manor
Manor

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Old City

4/9 New Arthur Place, Pleasance, £230,000



New Arthur Square
New Arthur Square

The listing itself admits it needs a bit of work to upgrade, but it’s still in a great location – a short walk from the University of Edinburgh – and at £230,000 it’s not too much dear. Get rid of the dated decor and this could easily turn into an attractive home.

What the listing says: “Exceptionally bright and spacious top floor apartment, part of a well established modern development, with wonderful views over Salisbury Crags. Although now in need of some modernization this attractive apartment has potential huge and gives the new owner the opportunity to upgrade and decorate the interior to their own particular specifications.”



New Arthur Square
New Arthur Square

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