Home Report Wallyford

Home Report Wallyford

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 Wallyford 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 Wallyford, and wider East Lothian council 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 Wallyford

Wallyford, East Lothian, is a small, quiet village located on the eastern edges of Musselburgh. It’s so close it could be considered a part of the larger town, taking under 10 minutes to reach the centre. Wallyford is also very close to Edinburgh, at approximately 7 miles to the east of the city centre, making it an ideal location for commuters working in the city and wider east Lothian Edinburgh.

Wallyford itself is a former coal mining village. The inevitable decline of coal mining saw the village’s fortunes also follow a downturn until the opening of a new direct rail link with Edinburgh in 1994. This, couple with the bypassing by a new dual carriageway in the early 1980s revitalised the village.

Today, Wallyford is a dormitory village for people working mostly in Edinburgh. As mentioned, the village has a direct rail link with park and ride facilities for commuters which has greatly increased liveability and desirability of the village. The A1 and A199 roads also allow for easy travel by car or by busy, of which there are a good level of local services as well as services to Edinburgh.

In terms of amenities and things to do, the village has the usual array of shops and services you would expect in a village of its size. Residents benefit from being able to reach Musselburgh in a short span of time and the extra amenities and interests therein, not to mention Edinburgh itself isn’t much farther away. There is however a local garden centre and a small industrial estate providing some employment and local services.

As for local schooling, the town is served by a single primary school: Wallyford Primary School. When of secondary age, pupils would typically attend Musselburgh Grammar School.

In January 2024, property in Wallyford stood at an average value of £289,562. Though different property types have had different sold prices in the last 12 months. Detached properties for instance sold for an average of £335,935; semi-detached for £251,963; terraced for £250,126; and flats for £161,333.

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 Wallyford and wider East Lothian property market that nobody else can.

If you’re looking for a home report in Wallyford or other East Lothian localities, you’ll find a Shepherds branch centrally located on the North High Street, Musselburgh. We cover all properties across this area from Aberlady, Allanton, Alnwick, Ambie, Auchencrow, Ayton, Belford, Belhaven, Berwick Upon Tweed, Burnmouth, Chirnside, Cockburnspath, Coldingham, Dunbar, Duns, East Fortune, East Linton, Elphinstone, Eyemouth, Felton, Foulden, Garvald, Gavington, Gifford, Granthouse, Gullane, Haddington,Humbie, Longframlinton, Longniddry, Macmerry, Morpeth, Musselburgh, Norham, North Berwick, Ormiston, Pencaitland, Port Seton/Cockenzie, Preston, Prestonpans, Reston, Rothbury, St. Abbs, Scremerston, Seahouses, Spittal, Stenton, Swarland, Swinton, Tranent, Tweedmouth, Wallyford, Whitecraig, and Wooler, equating to postcode areas EH21, EH31, EH32, EH33, EH34, EH35, EH36, EH39, EH40, EH41, EH42, NE65, NE66, NE67, NE68, NE69, NE70, NE71, TD11, TD13, TD14 and TD15. 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.

Office Details

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

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