Mill Brae

Shielhill Drive, Bridge Of Don, ABERDEEN, AB23 8FH
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes
  • £229,995 To £369,995
  • Help to Buy scheme available

    Help to Buy properties are new builds in Scotland worth up to £230,000. They must be bought as a main home and be fully owned by you.

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10 year warranty

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Our friendly team are here to help you find your ideal home.

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Introducing Mill Brae

Situated on the outskirts of Aberdeen in Dubford, the sought-after and established suburb of Bridge of Don, Mill Brae offers the perfect blend of both country and city living. Offering a wide range of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes, this development is ideal whether you're a first time buyer or searching for more space. Why not see for yourself and visit our beautiful show homes? Your dream home could be waiting for you...

Open Thurs - Sun 10am - 5.30pm. Mon 12pm - 5.30pm

More convenient living
  • Great facilities for shopping and leisure nearby
  • Easy commuting to Aberdeen’s business hubs
  • Primary schools and academies nearby
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A fantastic location
  • Close to Aberdeen and Balmedie beaches
  • Various parks nearby with walks and trails
  • Only 10 minutes from Aberdeen city centre
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Mill Brae, Bridge of Don

Take a look at what Mill Brae will look like once it's finished. We're quite a way through the build now so why not come along and take a look at the finished homes and Show Homes.

Help to Buy calculator

YOUR HOME MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON YOUR MORTGAGE. This calculator is provided for guidance only; Barratt Homes does not offer mortgage advice. Subject to full affordability checks, you may qualify for a higher equity loan amount from the government. You should take advice from a suitably qualified adviser before agreeing to a mortgage.

Quality you can trust

When you buy a Barratt home you can be confident you're dealing with one of the nation's most trusted home builders.

5 star builder rating

5 star builder rating

We're the only national home builder to win this prestigious award every year since 2009. Awarded to Barratt Developments Plc Group brands


10 Year Warranty

10 Year Warranty

Peace of mind. All our homes come with a reassuring 10 year NHBC Buildmark Warranty.


To help you save money on your dream home, we are offering free flooring on selected plots. Part Exchange is also available for some homes, where we could be your guaranteed buyer to help you move in faster and easier. Ask our Sales Adviser for more details.

Full terms & conditions

Any promoted Barratt Homes offer is subject to contract, status, selected plots only, subject to availability and cannot be used in conjunction with any other Barratt Homes offer. Prices and details are correct at time of going to press. Images are typical of Barratt Homes.

David Oliver, NHBC Pride in the Job winner

WE'RE PROUD OUR HOMES ARE BUILT BY AN AWARD-WINNER

David Oliver, Site Manager

Your new home is being built by a NHBC Pride in the Job winner. We’re so proud of the people who work for us, and the awards they win year after year, as they show a real commitment to quality standards of building and craftsmanship. So your new home is in safe hands!

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Show homes

Why not come and visit us at Mill Brae to see the high quality finish of a Barratt home for yourself? Below are the show homes we have open for viewings.

If you really like what you see, our show homes are often available to buy. Call our friendly Sales Advisers on 08448 116 655 to find out more.

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BALMORAL

  • 4 bed
Available to view

This home is available for visits, but is not currently for sale. Book your viewing today

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FERNIE

  • 4 bed
Available to buy

This show home is available to buy. Give us a call or arrange a visit to find out more.

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Essentials on your doorstep

As Mill Brae is located in Bridge of Don, all the essentials you need are so close. Asda and Tesco are only a short drive away, and there's a great selection of shops, cafes, beauticians and restaurants nearby. If you live an active lifestyle or have kids, Bridge of Don has a range of sporting and leisure facilities that you'll love - including gyms, swimming pools, an indoor football training centre, and a whole host of outdoor places to explore. 

The local area also has a selection of nurseries and primary schools, as well as two secondary schools. 

Efficient, modern design

This popular development includes a mix of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes, with terraced, semi-detached and detached styles available, which have been designed to suit a whole range of modern lifestyles. 

Mill Brae includes some of our most popular homes, including the Fernie and the Airth, and all our homes have been created to be energy-efficient, spacious and modern. 

The build so far

Many of our customers have already moved in to their new homes, and there is already a real community feel at Mill Brae. We are now taking reservations for Phase 2 of the development, and we have two beautiful show homes that we'd love to show you around! Register your interest to keep updated with news and offers. 

Meet the team

Bev Sprott, Sales Adviser

David Oliver, Site Manager

Euan Duff, Customer Service Manager

Bev is your Sales Adviser at Mill Brae, and is here to help you find your dream home. Having been here from the very beginning of the development, she knows everything these is to know about Mill Brae, and will happily answer any questions you may have. 

David is our Site Manager at Mill Brae and has been in the construction industry for 22 years.

If you need any help at all with your new home, our customer service team is waiting to help you. Euan leads the team here at Barratt and he has over 17 years experience in the industry. So whatever your need, give us a call.

A fantastic location

Your new home at Mill Brae is ideally located only a 10 minute drive from the city centre, and also has a whole host of things to do nearby. If you enjoy being outdoors, you will love being so close to the countryside. The Scotstown Moor Local Nature Reserve is only a short walk away, and if you hop in the car for a few minutes you can take a walk down the River Don estuary or stroll along the golden sands at the popular Balmedie Beach. The Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre is really close to Mill Brae, where there are often concerts and events. And if you hop on the bus, you are only 10 minutes away from the fantastic mix of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants in Aberdeen city centre.

Mill Brae, Bridge of Don is a great location offering various options for transport. There are great bus links and it’s close to the A90 offering a route out of the city heading north towards Ellon or further afield. Aberdeen International Airport is only 5 miles away offering national and international flights.

Aberdeen 4.3 miles 11 mins
Aberdeen International Airport 8.1 miles 18 mins
Peterculter 11.8 miles 30 mins
Ellon 12 miles 16 mins
Inverurie 14.5 miles 30 mins
Stonehaven 21.1 miles 37 mins
Banchory 22.9 miles 44 mins
Peterhead 27.5 miles 37 mins
Dundee 70 miles 1hr 27 mins
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Scotstown School

Pupils: 214

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Braehead School

Pupils: 118

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Seaton School

Pupils: 129

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Bridge of Don Academy

Pupils: 686

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Greenbrae School

Pupils: 228

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St Peter's RC School

Pupils: 156

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Springvale Education Trust

Pupils: 25

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Woodlands School

Pupils: 24

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Evenings and weekends

Bannatyne’s Health Club

If you enjoy being active, then you'll love this popular health club which is only a short drive away. You can take part in fitness classes or workout in the gym, relax in the spa, sauna and steam room, and enjoy refreshments in the cafe.  

Scotstown Moor Local Nature Reserve

This lovely walking trail and nature reserve is within walking distance of Mill Brae, and is ideal for country walks with your family or the dog. It's a haven for wildlife, and is the perfect country escape. 

Mill of Mundurno

This family-friendly restaurant and pub is just down the road, and serves great lunchtime and evening meals, includes your usual pub favourites, a carvery and a kids menu.

Live the life

Living at Mill Brae means you can enjoy a relaxed pace of life and peaceful atmosphere, with woodland walks and beach strolls nearby, but can also easily get to the centre of Aberdeen city for a change of pace. Our customers have said they love this mix of both country and city living!

This means that you and your family can enjoy both the countryside on your doorstep and all the local shops and amenities in Bridge of Don, but also easily escape to the city for a more upbeat lifestyle and a huge range of things to do. 


Investing in a Barratt home

Financial Advice

Our team can introduce you to new build mortgage advisers who will offer expert advice specific to your needs. They’ll help find the best buy-to-let investment mortgages, as well as offering guidance on tax and portfolio planning. Most can also meet you at a time and place that’s convenient for you.

Letting Agents

The right agent can make investing much easier. We have strong relationships with reliable local letting agents who will help you achieve the best rental rates for your property. We can also help negotiate management fees and commission rates so you get the best deal.

Legal Advice

If you need it, we can provide you with a list of fully independent solicitors. Offering fast, effective service at competitive rates, the firms we recommend have handled thousands of transactions for Barratt and are familiar with the entire process – meaning less hassle for you.

Quality

Our homes appeal to potential tenants, not just because they look great, but also because we design them to be energy efficient and low maintenance to live in. Our homes have won some of the industry’s most coveted awards for design and quality, and we’re the only major national housebuilder to be awarded a Five Star Housebuilder Award by the Homebuilders Federation, every year since 2009.

Great locations

Decades of UK building experience means we really understand the market – creating homes people desire, in places they want to live. Our properties offer great local amenities and facilities, and are close to major transport links. People like living in Barratt homes – which makes them great investments.

We could help you buy

Please contact a sales adviser to find out which specific offers are available on this development and how they could help you buy your new home.

  • Help to Buy Scotland

    Whether you're a first time buyer or already on the property ladder, you could buy a new home with just a 5% deposit.

  • Part Exchange

    If you're looking for more space for the family now could be an excellent time to buy and with Part Exchange, we could be your guaranteed buyer. No stress or fuss, just an easy move for you and your family.

A more straightforward move

Reserving your home

  1. Like this development? Browse the different homes we have, find the one you're interested in and register your interest.
  2. Once you get in touch our helpful team will be happy to answer your questions and show you round.
  3. When you visit the development, we'll meet you in our show home before guiding you around the home you're interested in.
  4. If you're keen, you'll be able to reserve your home there and then - and we'll take it straight off the market.
To find out more or visit the development, just give us a call:
0844 556 6166

The buying process

Once you’ve reserved your home, you can set the process in motion. Buying a home follows a set process. Here’s a quick overview, but don’t worry if it seems complicated – our team will be happy to answer any questions you have.

Find a solicitor
Find a solicitor

You’ll need a solicitor that specialises in conveyance to look after all the paperwork. We can put you in touch with one if needs be.

Arrange your mortgage
Arrange your mortgage

There are plenty of options to consider when it comes to a mortgage. Once you’ve done your research (or spoken to a mortgage adviser – again, we can put you in touch if you like), you should seek an agreement in principle.

Get a valuation and survey
Get a valuation and survey

Your mortgage lender will want confirmation the home is worth what you’re paying for it. They’ll organise the valuation for you – this will involve a fee.

Complete legal work
Complete legal work

You solicitor will look after this for you. It’s all about formally transferring ownership from us to you, and checking there are no legal obstacles in the way.

Exchange contracts
Exchange contracts

Once the legal work is complete, your solicitor will exchange contracts with us. This is when you pay your deposit and commit to the deal taking place.

Complete and move in
Complete and move in

On the date of completion, you become the legal owner of your new home. Collect the keys and make yourself comfy!

The buying process in Scotland

Once you’ve reserved your home, you can set the process in motion. Buying a home follows a set process. Here’s a quick overview, but don’t worry if it seems complicated – our team will be happy to answer any questions you have.

Find a solicitor
Find a solicitor

You’ll need a solicitor that specialises in conveyance to look after all the paperwork. We can put you in touch with one if needs be.

Arrange your mortgage
Arrange your mortgage

There are plenty of options to consider when it comes to a mortgage. Once you’ve done your research (or spoken to a mortgage adviser – again, we can put you in touch if you like), you should seek an agreement in principle.

Get a valuation and survey
Get a valuation and survey

Your mortgage lender will want confirmation the home is worth what you’re paying for it. They’ll organise the valuation for you – this will involve a fee.

Complete legal work
Complete legal work

You solicitor will look after this for you. It’s all about formally transferring ownership from us to you, and checking there are no legal obstacles in the way.

Exchange contracts
Exchange contracts

Once the legal work is complete, your solicitor will exchange contracts with us. This is when you pay your deposit and commit to the deal taking place.

Complete and move in
Complete and move in

On the date of completion, you become the legal owner of your new home. Collect the keys and make yourself comfy!

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