26th July 2021

As we spend more time in our homes than ever before it’s never been more important to love where we live. Time to make a move? Maxine McCreadie looks through the keyhole of some of the most exclusive properties on the market this season.


Contemporary charm is at the heart of Tawnywood, a new build detached home built with modern living firmly in mind. Boasting panoramic views, the attention to detail in the finish of this home is second to none, with the property playing host to the latest mod-cons and design features.

As working from home becomes the new normal for many, this property features an open plan office, with separate staircase, allowing colleagues to visit an independent home working environment. Tired of your home feeling like the office? No problem. The versatile space on the second floor could be used as a gym or additional bedroom suite.

Bedrooms: 6

Address: Edge Hill, Darras Hill, Ponteland, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Offers Over: £1,500,000

Sanderson Young, Rave! Gosforth: 0191 687 0572


Knock on the door of this Edinburgh townhouse and you’d be forgiven for expecting a traditional home. Step inside, however, and you’re welcomed by a sleek and stylish design.

That’s not to say this six bedroom property doesn’t pay homage to its past. Spread across four floors, period details and ornate cornicing sit in harmony alongside contemporary finishes including built in Sonos, Apple TVs and a wireless HiFi sound system.

Located in Edinburgh’s bustling west end, this property is just a few minutes away from the shopping havens of Princes Street and George Street – be sure to pop into ROX Edinburgh to say hello.

Bedrooms: 6

Address: Melville Street, Edinburgh

Fixed Price: £2,650,000

Strutt & Parker: 0131 291 0066