Property For Sale in Dunbar

Dunbar is situated on the East Lothian coastline, east of Edinburgh and north of Berwick-Upon-Tweed. Affectionately known as ‘Sunny Dunny’, Dunbar is the sunniest place in Scotland and is a popular residential and tourist destination due to it’s beautiful beaches, rolling countryside, vibrant high street, fine restaurants, extensive leisure facilities and fantastic schooling. The town is also within accessible commuting distance of Edinburgh and the Borders by rail or road.
Dunbar has a working harbour, a beautiful clifftop trail and the ruins of Dunbar Castle, which has played witness to many major events in Scottish history. The town is also famed as the birthplace of John Muir, and is now home to the John Muir Country Park nature reserve which has be named in his honour. Belhaven Bay offers wonderful views across the Firth of Forth and a huge expanse of sand and great surfing.
The town is well served by local amenities, and features a leisure pool with wave machine, beach area and flume, as well as a health suite with a fully equipped gym, sauna and steam room. The town is served by two primary schools, West Barns Primary School and Dunbar Primary School, as well as a state secondary school at the well-regarded Dunbar Grammar School. There are two golf courses at Winterfield Golf Club and the championship links course at Dunbar Golf Club.
There are a variety of local attractions for families including Dunbar Garden Centre nearby to The Dunbar Bear (an impressive sculpture created by Andy Scott in tribute to conservationist John Muir), East Links Family Park and Foxlake Adventures.
Dunbar offers a range of property sizes and styles and is considered a truly desirable location for residents looking for a perfect mix of sensibly priced property, an alternative to city living whilst maintaining excellent commuter links.