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Kings Cove

Kings Cove, Gilmerton Station Road, City of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH17 8RZ

Prices start from £222,995 to £375,995

Stunning new homes for sale near Edinburgh

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Reserve a new home with us and choose one of these fantastic offers:

  • 105% Part Exchange
  • 5% Deposit Boost
  • 2 Year Mortgage Contribution

T&Cs apply - offer available on selected homes only, completion required by 15th December 2023.

Our 105% Part Exchange scheme offers you the best price for your current home, with homes in Edinburgh, The Lothians and Fife currently selling for less than 105% of the valuation.*
*ESPC House Price Report

Kings Cove is our beautiful new collection of homes on the outskirts of Edinburgh. South of the suburb of Gilmerton and just over 5 miles from the beautiful heart of the city, the development is ideally located to experience the best of the Scottish capital, from historic attractions to world-class shopping, along with unlimited amenities. Offering a mix of two, three, four and five-bedroom homes, and with schemes available including Golden Share, this exciting new development has something for everyone.

It's wonderful to be so close to this exciting capital, and Kings Cove is well served by the City of Edinburgh Bypass for journeys further afield too. It connects with the M8 for Glasgow, the A90 for the Queensferry Crossing, and to the main routes heading to the coast and the Scottish Borders. For a change of scenery, you've got the peaks and open spaces of the Pentland Hills Regional Park.

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Choice of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
Variety of schemes available including Golden Share
Fantastic local amenities
Easy access to the Edinburgh city bypass
Homes at Kings Cove

The Portobello

At Kings Cove

from £222,995

1 available | 2 bedroom mid terrace house

Kitchen with garden access
Storage space
Solar panels
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The Newhaven

At Kings Cove

from £257,995

2 available | 3 bedroom end terrace house

Front aspect lounge
Open plan kitchen/dining room with garden access
Bedroom 1 with en suite
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The Newington

At Kings Cove

from £287,995

2 available | 3 bedroom semi-detached house

Kitchen with garden access
Rear aspect living room
Bedroom 1 with en suite
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The Kearn

At Kings Cove

from £309,995

2 available | 3 bedroom detached house

Front aspect lounge with bright triple window
Open plan kitchen/dining room
Bedroom 1 with en suite
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The Leith

At Kings Cove

from £345,000

2 available | 4 bedroom detached house

Front aspect lounge with bright triple window
Open-plan kitchen/dining room with French doors to garden
Bedroom 1 with en suite
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The Thurso

At Kings Cove

from £353,995

3 available | 4 bedroom detached house

Front aspect lounge with bright triple window
Open plan kitchen/dining/family room with French doors
Bedroom 1 with en suite
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The Balerno

At Kings Cove

from £375,995

2 available | 4 bedroom detached house

Spacious lounge with French doors leading to the garden
Open plan kitchen with utility and outside access
Bedroom 1 with en suite and storage cupboard
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Kings Cove Location Information

Close to all the action

Edinburgh's city centre is renowned as being one of the best shopping venues in Scotland, and this, along with its fascinating history makes it a popular destination. The city has many historic places to visit such as the majestic castle and Holyrood Park, where the famous Arthur's Seat is located. Princes Street Gardens offers a quiet walk within the heart of the city. Edinburgh also has a wide choice of museums and galleries. When you need to refuel after all that shopping and culture, there are plenty of places to wine and dine.

Local schools close by

Gilmerton Primary school, Craigour Park Primary School and Liberton High school are all well-respected schools close to our Kings Cove development. With such a choice of schools surrounding Kings Cove, this is a great place for families to live.

Great days out

Midlothian has plenty of historic castles, stately homes and museums to explore. The popular Vogrie County Park in the heart of the countryside has something for all the family; walking, horse riding, cycling, golf, a miniature railway and adventure play park. Dalkeith Country Park is just under 4 miles from Kings Cove with is open green spaces and new adventure play fort. You'll also be able to practise your swing at the three pristine golf courses within 4.1 miles of Kings Cove.

You'll be well connected

Kings Cove's location is ideal for commuters as the City of Edinburgh bypass is close by, allowing easy access to Edinburgh and further afield. The city bypass leads to the M8 and M9. The closest train station to this development is Eskbank with regular trains to Edinburgh and Tweedbank. Edinburgh Waverley train station has regular trains to Glasgow, Dundee, Perth and further afield to Leeds, Manchester and London King's Cross. For travel by air, Edinburgh airport is just over 13 miles away from Kings Cove with its wide range of national and international destinations.

Kings Cove

Gilmerton Station Road, Edinburgh, EH17 8RZ

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Schemes available at Kings Cove

Part Exchange

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Kings Cove is looked after by our East Scotland region team.
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Supporting your communities

At Persimmon we're proud to support our local communities. Our Community Champions programme was established in 2015 and has already donated more than £3 million to over 3,500 good causes across Great Britain. We also have a programme of community events taking place as part of our partnership with Team GB for the 2024 Paris Olympics, along with other great initiatives. 


Our hugely successful Community Champions programme has already donated more than £1 million to good causes in England, Wales and Scotland. Whilst the programme is running, each of our regional offices makes a donation of up to £6,000 every quarter to local organisations.

We're proud to be one of Team GB's official partners for Paris 2024. In the lead up to the Olympics we'll be posting lots of exciting content in partnership with Team GB, from athlete appearances to competitions and challenges.

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