Home Report Bruntsfield and Morningside

Home Report Bruntsfield and Morningside

Home reports are required by law in Scotland when it comes to selling a residential property. They are there to give buyers a solid reckoning of all the important details offering peace of mind for the buyer and the seller alike. With home reports, a Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) regulated surveyor with a deep knowledge of the local area and a nearby office is essential criteria to provide a thorough and rigorous survey. If you’re selling in the Bruntsfield and Morningside area, then Shepherd Chartered Surveyors satisfies all criteria to deliver a comprehensive and trusted home report.

Shepherd Chartered Surveyors are the largest provider of home reports in Scotland. We are represented on all major lender’s panels and our knowledge of the market in Bruntsfield and Morningside, and wider Edinburgh area is second to none. With many years of experience surveying locations across Scotland and a vast network of offices, we can guarantee an exceedingly high quality of service. You can be sure of speaking to an experienced Royal Institution regulated Chartered Surveyor who can provide you with a quote ahead of any commitment.

Buying in Bruntsfield and Morningside

The affluent Bruntsfield and Morningside districts of Edinburgh are some of the most attractive and sought after parts of Edinburgh for their attractive homes and buildings, leafy streets, plentiful amenities, and closeness to the city centre. Bruntsfield, is less than 1 mile south of Princes Street, and Morningside just a little further at roughly 1.6 miles away which puts it well within walking range. They are in the southern part of the city, home to over 10,000 residents, many of whom work or study within the city or close by.

Both areas started out as their own distinct villages outside of Edinburgh. Over time as the city grew, so did the villages, until they became part of the city proper. Bruntsfield and Morningside are thriving residential areas of the city, with many amenities and services. The plentiful variety of shops, restaurants, and cafés, many of which are independent businesses, as well as an array of national chains, is a particular draw of the areas. Also close by is a public library, a cinema; The Dominion, Scotland’s last family-run theatre, and a theatre; The Church Hill Theatre. Other notable amenities include Bruntsfield Links which is home to a pitch and putt golf course serving as a reminder that it was one of the earliest places where golf was played in the Edinburgh area. The Links extends to the northeast where they meet The Meadows, a lovely park formed after the old Burgh Loch was drained in the 19th century.

In terms of transport links, both Bruntsfield and Morningside are bisected by the A702 road, which forms part of an ancient route from Edinburgh to Biggar and the southwest of Scotland. The area is served well by several bus routes operated by Lothian Buses including the 5, 11, 15, 16, 23, 36, 38 & 45. There’s no railway line in the area, but then, it’s not really needed given proximity to the city centre where Edinburgh Waverly can be accessed for onward rail travel.

As for local education, the areas are served by Bruntsfield Primary School, St. Peter’s Primary, Canaan Lane Primary and South Morningside Primary. James Gillespie’s High School is the local high school and is located in Bruntsfield. Nearby there is also The Royal Blind School, Edinburgh Steiner School, and George Watson’s Junior School and College.

In May 2024, property in Bruntsfield and Morningside are well above the Scottish average home value with properties averaging over £500,000 in these areas. Over the last 12 months, different property types have had different average prices though. Detached properties for instance sold more than double the average for over £1.3 million, semi-detached for £1.1 million, terraced for £804,000, and flats for £392,000. Many of the 19th century Victorian and Edwardian villas survive, but the predominant form of housing are well-maintained Victorian tenements.

Why Use Shepherd Chartered Surveyors?

Shepherd Chartered Surveyors are the largest provider of home reports in Scotland, with origins dating back to the 18th century. Fully regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, we can offer an in-depth knowledge of the Bruntsfield and Morningside and wider Edinburgh property market that nobody else can.

If you’re looking for a home report in Bruntsfield and Morningside or other Edinburgh localities, you’ll find a Shepherds branch located at 12 Atholl Crescent, Edinburgh, EH3 8HA. We cover all properties across this area and others equating to postcode areas EH1, EH2, EH3, EH4, EH5, EH6, EH7, EH8, EH9, EH10, EH11, EH12, EH13, EH14, EH15, EH16, EH17, EH22, EH29, and EH30. We are available at our office to give you a quote at any time. Nobody can offer the same level of local market knowledge as Shepherd, our wealth of experience, proven industry expertise and vast network of offices stand testament to that.

We are available at our office to give you a quote at any time. Nobody can offer the same level of local market knowledge as Shepherd, our wealth of experience, proven industry expertise and vast network of offices stand testament to that.

Edinburgh Office Details

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  • Monday – Thursday: 8.45am to 5.30pm
  • Friday: 8.45am to 5pm

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Please get in touch for any and all enquiries regarding a home report in Bruntsfield and Morningside. Shepherds will be happy to provide a free quote, or even just answer any important questions you may have. To find other offices please visit our branch list. If you request a quote a member of our team will respond within 24 hours.

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