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£6,000,000 Guide price

Craigcrook Castle, Ravelston, Edinburgh EH4

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Property features

  • 16th Century castle

Property description

Craigcrook Castle, Edinburgh

A rare opportunity to purchase a stunning 16th century castle set in 1.78 hectares (4.4 acres) of grounds, all within 3 miles of the centre of the capital city of Edinburgh.

Potential to create 2 Principal Reception Rooms, Study, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Cinema Room, Games Room, Uility Room, Gymnasium, 2 Cloakrooms with WC, Self Contained Staff Flat, Master bedroom with Master En-suite and separate Dressing Room and Study, 4 further Double Bedrooms with En-suite Bathrooms, Lift to all floors, Access to viewing tower.

Stables with potential, subject to planning permission, for conversion to garaging with additional staff accommodation above.

Gatehouse offering 2 bedroom accommodation that could be demolished and redesigned with potential to offer extensive modern living.

Extensive Grounds including walled gardens extending up to 1.78 hectares (4.4 acres).

Offered for sale freehold for the first time in nearly 300 years Craigcrook Castle is a Grade "B" Listed Castle set under 3 miles from the city centre of Edinburgh. Built originally in 1542 by William Adamson, it was transferred through a number of owners before John Strachan, Writer to the Signet, acquired the castle and left it to the Craigcrook Mortification Trust in 1719. In 1835 the castle was extensively remodelled by wh Playfair. During its time Craigcrook played host to a number of famous visitors and has strong links to the literary world including Sir Walter Scott, Charles Dickens, Hans Christian Anderson, George Eliot and Alfred Lord Tennyson.

The castle is set over 3 storeys and includes a stunning round tower that offers views of Corstorphine Hill, Blackhall and the Firth of Forth.

In recent years the castle has been let on a long term lease for commercial purposes and in the 1970's a single storey l-Shaped annex building was added to the eastern wing of the castle.

Viewing is strictly by appointment with the selling agents.

Property info

Market activity
Average price paid £294,924 Sales 867 Current average value £328,378 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £16,367 ▲ 5.25%

Property value data/graphs for EH4

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £616,616 £345 3.9 £558,839
Semi-detached £346,275 £312 3.1 £289,223
Terraced £396,635 £309 3.1 £310,932
Flats £227,428 £318 2.2 £220,902

Current asking prices in EH4

Average: £506,596
Avg. current asking prices in EH4
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £155,000
(1)
£188,749
(4)
£319,000
(8)
£559,332
(9)
£1,693,571
(7)
Flats £173,800
(5)
£227,565
(23)
£308,000
(10)
£240,000
(2)
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All £170,667
(6)
£221,815
(27)
£312,889
(18)
£501,272
(11)
£1,693,571
(7)

Current asking rents in EH4

Average: £1,311 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in EH4
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £849 pcm
(1)
£1,381 pcm
(3)
£1,691 pcm
(4)
£3,499 pcm
(2)
Flats £778 pcm
(8)
£1,052 pcm
(24)
£2,184 pcm
(7)
£1,101 pcm
(1)
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All £778 pcm
(8)
£1,044 pcm
(25)
£1,943 pcm
(10)
£1,573 pcm
(5)
£3,499 pcm
(2)

Fun facts for EH4

Highest value in EH4
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Ann Street £1,424,762
Brighouse Park Rigg £1,253,710
Barnton Avenue £1,201,364
Gamekeeper's Road £1,058,376
Ravelston Park £990,851
Highest turnover in EH4
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Mottram Road 113.3%
Kimmerghame Place 92.0%
Barnton Park Wood 90.0%
Kimmerghame Row 85.7%
Grieve Crescent 79.2%

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Nearby transport

  • Haymarket (1.9 miles)
  • South Gyle (1.9 miles)
  • Slateford (2.1 miles)
  • Edinburgh Airport (3.9 miles)
  • Glasgow Airport (45.7 miles)
  • Glasgow Prestwick Airport (60.0 miles)
  • Leith Newhaven Harbour Ferry Landing (3.2 miles)
  • South Queensferry Ferry Landing (5.4 miles)
  • Inchcolm Island Ferry Landing (5.4 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Blackhall Primary School (0.1 miles)
  • Davidson's Mains Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • Fox Covert Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • The Mary Erskine School (0.4 miles)
  • Craigroyston Comm High School (1.0 mile)
  • The Royal High School (Edinburgh) (1.0 mile)
  • St George's School (Edinburgh) (1.2 miles)
  • Fettes College (1.5 miles)
  • St Mary's Music School (1.8 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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