Top 20 most expensive places to live
Golf helps drive prices in Scotland’s property hotspots
The Scores, St Andrews: among this year’s highest priced locations
Golf fans are helping to drive up house prices, according to new figures which show many of Scotland’s most expensive addresses to be close to courses.
St Andrews held on to top spot with homes in Golf Place, which leads to the Old Course, selling for just under £2m, while The Scores also in the Fife town, is in the top 20.
Edinburgh was found to have eight of the top 10 most expensive streets and 12 of the top 20. Ann Street in the New Town was second overall in Scotland with an average value of £1.7m, followed by Northumberland Street at £1.5m.
Aberdeen is home to two of the most expensive locations in the top 20: Loirsbank Road (£1.2m), close to Deeside Golf Club and the Paul Lawrie Golf Centre, together with Rubislaw Den South (£1.19m). Four entries in the Glasgow conurbation are led by Earl’s Gate (£1.12m) which lies between Uddingston and Bothwell.
The top 20 most expensive streets in Scotland:
- Golf Place, St Andrews – £1.975m
- Ann Street, Edinburgh – £1.707m
- Northumberland Street, Edinburgh – £1.537m
- Heriot Row, Edinburgh – £1.503m
- Ettrick Road, Edinburgh – £1.494m
- Regent Terrace, Edinburgh – £1.411m
- Drummond Place, Edinburgh – £1.286m
- Inverleith Avenue South, Edinburgh – £1.263m
- Loirsbank Road, Aberdeen £1.218m
- Saxe Coburg Place, Edinburgh – £1.213m
- Rubislaw Den South, Aberdeen – £1.195m
- Earl’s Gate, Glasgow – £1.125m
- Manse Road, Glasgow – £1.123m
- Nelson Street, Edinburgh – £1.122m
- Grange Road, Glasgow – £1.117m
- Danube Street, Edinburgh – £1.1m
- Cumin Place, Edinburgh – £1.099m
- The Scores, St. Andrews – £1.083m
- Wester Coates Gardens, Edinburgh – £1.078m
- Kingsborough Gardens, Glasgow – £1.075m