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Where to live near Edinburgh?

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JHDH Wed 20-Jan-16 20:25:10

My husband, toddler and I currently rent in Edinburgh city centre but we have number 2 in the way and want to buy a house before the arrival. I am keen to move somewhere where we can get more house for our money so eovering if anyone can recommend a town or village close to Edinburgh?

Would need good transport links to the city, good local amenities and community links and if would be great to be seaside or in a pretty rural setting! Cafes/restaurants are a major bonus for us

Would love to hear your views on good family locations!

Heatherbell1978 Wed 20-Jan-16 20:33:25

Hi I'm in Edinburgh. Just moved outside of city with DH and 17 month old. We live in a suburb to the South called Eskbank, in Dalkeith, 7 miles outside city. It's not cheap mind you but the other side of Dalkeith is. Sounds like East Lothian might be a good place though? Close to sea, train and bus links. My mum is in a new build in Prestonpans and it works really well for her.

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