Pokey Edinburgh’s apartment costs the same as a Florida mansion, with the price of the house stripped bare

It’s no secret that the UK property market compared to the US is incredibly different in terms of significant properties and value for money.

So what can Are you getting what you pay for in the Edinburgh property market, compared to the Florida equivalent?

Here, we’ve put together a list of the different varieties of homes available right now, on ESPC and Rightmove, in the capital and in Florida.

Upstairs is this two bedroom dish for sale at Restalrig, in the market for offers over £ 140,000.

Marketed by McEwan Fraser, the main benefits of this apartment include a fully equipped kitchen which has excellent storage space and space for self-contained appliances; a spacious living room which is bright and well accommodating for various furniture arrangements, and two spacious double bedrooms.

This Loaning Road address is on sale for £ 140,000.

Other main features include free street parking, double glazed windows and gas central heating.

By comparison, Rightmove has advertised a three-bedroom condo / villa in Kissimmee, on the market for $ 194,900 (which in US dollars equates to £ 140,000 in UK pounds sterling).

Built in 2001 and marketed by Alistair Brown, this villa benefits from an open floor plan, vaulted ceilings and lots of natural light.

Other perks of this condo are the gated community in which it resides, the master bedroom French doors that open to the outdoor patio, and it is minutes from various famous attractions, like DisneyWorld.

The purchase of this Knightsbridge CourtThe address includes access to a playground, fitness center, tennis court and even a community pool.

Knightsbridge Court
Here, the Knightsbridge Court house overlooks the community pool.

Continuing on, the next property is a one bedroom apartment on the third floor at Leith Links, on the market for offers over £ 159,950.

The accommodation is completed by a generously proportioned double bedroom with good sized fitted wardrobes and a sleek modern bathroom housing a 3 room white suite with an over the bath shower.

the Mitchell Street The address is ideally located in this vibrant beachfront regeneration area for all amenities, including a range of big box stores and a good selection of local shops.

Leith Links
This one bed apartment at Leith Links is on the market for just under £ 160,000.

On the other hand, Rightmove has advertised a two-story, three-bedroom home in the same area as the previous American home, Kissimmee, for offers over $ 220,000.

For the same price as the one-bedroom apartment at Leith Links, you can get a fitted kitchen with a breakfast bar, en-suite bathrooms with jets inside the tubs, as well as a flat screen TVs and ceiling fans in every bedroom!

Marketed by Alistair Brown, this home includes access to a clubhouse with fitness center and adjacent resort-style pool that sits on the lakefront.

There is also a separate playground and play area for the little ones, as well as tennis and basketball courts available in the area.

This Yellow gold route The address is a short drive from essential shopping and dining, and a short walk from many theme parks.

Yellow gold route
A bird’s eye view of this house shows its true potential

Soaring in value and price, this two bedroom top floor apartment is located in Fettes, on the market for offers over £ 180,000.

This impressive top floor apartment is part of a modern courtyard development set within a landscaped communal land located in the sought after area of ​​Fettes.

the West Winnelstrae the address is sure to appeal to young working people and rental investors with services including parking for residents and visitors, double glazing, gas central heating, and a useful attic with parquet flooring.

The property is well positioned on landscaped and leafy communal land and ample residential parking can be found within the development.

West Winnelstrae, Fettes
This West Winnelstrae house is on the market for £ 180,000.

In the same price bracket as the property above, in Florida you have a two-bedroom townhouse at Champions Gate, on sale for $ 249,900.

Due to the exchange rate from US dollars to UK pounds sterling, this amazing two bedroom, two bathroom unit is priced the same as the above house in Edinburgh.

The one car garage opens into the hall which then leads to the kitchen, dining room and family rooms.

In this Avenue du Cours de l’Océan address, there is also a laundry room and a covered patio perfect for relaxing and enjoying the quaint community.

Avenue du Cours de l'Océan
This townhouse in Florida, USA is on sale for the equivalent of £ 180,000.

And finally, our most expensive property on this list is a three bedroom ground floor apartment for sale in the Costorphine area, on the market for deals over £ 200,000.

This stunning lower villa with extended main door with private gardens to the front and back is part of a highly desirable residential area, close to excellent local amenities and well placed for travel.

Marketed by Neilsons, this Saughton Road North the address is move-in condition and has been upgraded by the current owners.

The private garden at the front is landscaped with a path leading to the main entrance, and at the rear the garden is fully fenced with a useful access gate.

Saughton Road North
The garden at this Saughton Road North address is child friendly and well landscaped.

The child-friendly garden has artificial turf and a wooden deck, and the garden shed will be included in the sale.

Ample street parking is also available in the area.

Finally, the most expensive and arguably the most impressive property on this list is a two-bedroom townhouse in Kissimmee, on the market for $ 274,900.

Many luxury features are included in this home such as quartz countertops, 42 “cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, blinds including a washer and dryer and a covered lanai.

The back garden of this Circle of paradox The address opens to a kayak dock and is located right next to an exciting water park that includes a tiki bar / grill, canoe / kayak rental, man-made river, fitness center, miniature golf and much more.

Circle of paradox
Paradox Circle’s address is located at the bottom of this incredible bird’s-eye view.

You can view all of these properties, and many more, both on the site ESPC Rightmove website and website, here.


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