Persimmon Homes - Earls Gate, EH42

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Enjoy coastal living at Earls Gate

Earls Gate is a collection of homes to the town of popular town of Dunbar in East Lothian. Its wide choice of 73 beautifully-designed two, three, four and five bedroom homes means that whether you’re a first time buyer or a growing family looking for more space, you’re sure to find a home that suits you perfectly.

  • Range of 2,3,4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • Excellent rail and road connections
  • Beautiful coastal countryside on your doorstep
  • Excellent local amenities and parks
  • Quality education for all ages

Earls Gate is located on the southern edge of the historic coastal town of Dunbar. A sought-after coastal town with spectacular sea views and two charming harbours it’s a truly desirable place to live. Surrounded by beautiful countryside and close to the sea, yet with a wealth of local amenities, Earls Gate really does enjoy the best of both worlds.

Situated in a convenient position close to the southern edge of Dunbar, Earls Gate has good transport links as the A1 provides a speedy route to Edinburgh to the west and south to Berwick-upon-Tweed. Just a short distance from the development, Dunbar train station is on the main Aberdeen to London East Coast line. Edinburgh is only 22 minutes away via train and the rail route also links with southern towns and cities including Newcastle, York and London Kings Cross, which is a 4 hour 20 minute journey.

The town is celebrated for its shopping with many independent retailers offering a wide range of goods, many produced and sourced locally, from quality food products such as speciality chocolates, fresh just-off-the-boat fish, smoked salmon, and organic fresh fruit and vegetables, to tasteful home furnishings, garden furniture, china and glassware, and sports accessories. Dunbar also boasts a bicycle shop, galleries, gift shops, picture framing, delicatessen, home hardware, pet foods, pharmacies, antiques, jewellers, bakeries and caf├ęs. For your weekly shop, Earls Gate is conveniently close to an ADSA superstore which is just a short walk away.

So much to do in the local area for all the family

Dunbar is a walker’s paradise with sandy beaches on your doorstep and beautiful coastal and countryside footpaths to explore at your leisure. There’s so much to do close to hand: John Muir Country Park boasts a children’s adventure play area, BBQ spots and events all year round; East Links is a farm-themed activity park children of all ages will love; and for the daring amongst you, Foxlake Adventures is Scotland’s first cable wakeboarding park along with the UK’s only ropes course constructed over water.

As well as its accolade of being the sunniest and driest town in Scotland, Dunbar is easy to reach by rail and road, has a fantastic array of local amenities and things to do for all the family, combined with an abundance of historic coastal charm. No wonder it’s such a popular place to call home. Please register your details now to get all the latest information.

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There is a wide range of sport and recreational facilities in Dunbar ranging from the leisure pool to surfing, swimming or sailing around the stunning beaches. Or there’s a mixture of fitness sports including dancing classes, bowling, tennis, rugby, football, badminton, squash and golf clubs. And of course leisurely walks around the historic town or the many surrounding parks.


The town hosts Dunbar Grammar School for older children and Dunbar Primary School and West Barns Primary School for juniors. Belhaven Hill School is an independent preparatory school and there’s also good provision of nursery schools.


Dunbar station is on the main East Coast line from Edinburgh to London. Edinburgh takes 22 minutes whilst London can be reached in less than four and a half hours. Edinburgh Airport is a 40-minute drive away. The A1 road is within half a mile of the Earls Gate and provides easy access to the wider region. There is also a regular bus service in the town.


Dunbar Medical Centre is on Queens Road for GP services. Belhaven Hospital in Dunbar provides all other services


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