New Homes in Aberdeen
Affectionately known as the Granite City, Aberdeen has long been celebrated for its rich history and is infamous as the “Oil Capital of Europe”.
Located on the north east coast of Scotland, Aberdeen is a port city on the Dee and Don rivers in Aberdeenshire. Around 130 miles from capital Edinburgh and a little further to Glasgow, houses in Aberdeen are close to charming towns such as Ellon and Inverurie.
You’ve also got Dyce on the outskirts where the airport is, which is handy for hopping around the country or going on holiday. When you want to explore the local area, you can head to Cairngorms National Park, where you’ll find Balmoral Castle, while developments close to Aberdeen offer everything from amusement parks to museums. Scroll down to see what’s happening in the area.
With cosmopolitan bars and restaurants, Aberdeen beach and the new AWPR providing connectivity throughout the city and shire, it’s an exciting time to live in Aberdeen. Start your new home journey by visiting the links below.
Browse the list of developments below to view new build homes in Aberdeen city centre, Countesswells, Bucksburn, Inverurie and other nearby locations:
Live the Aberdeen lifeWhether you’ve grown up in the area, are moving to the oil capital of Europe for work or simply dream of calling Scotland’s rugged north east coast home, Aberdeen is a fascinating place to live. With cultural attractions to savor and miles of coastline ready to be explored, we can even give your move to Aberdeen a helping hand with some offers and schemes.
Things to see and do in Aberdeen
Some of the city’s top cultural draws, including the Maritime Museum and Aberdeen Art Gallery, are free to enter. The same goes for green spaces like the landscaped Johnston Gardens with its atmospheric streams and ponds, and Hazlehead Park where you’ll find sports pitches and sculptures to complement the pretty woodland scenery.
From interactive exhibits at Aberdeen Science Centre to relaxing riverside walks through Donmouth Local Nature Reserve and family trips to Codona’s Amusement Park, Aberdeen offers plenty of ways to enrich your lifestyle.
A number of Aberdeen’s top primary schools are situated right in the heart of the city, including Robert Gordon’s College, an independent school which caters for primary and secondary students. There’s also Hanover Street School half a mile away - a highly-rated state school just a few hundred metres from the Esplanade and beach.
For older children, the Cults Academy enjoys excellent inspection reports from Education Scotland, and caters for pupils aged between 11 and 18 a few miles inland from the city centre. If you’re looking for a more central option, Skene Street’s Aberdeen Grammar School is a strong option and rated as very good by the education authority.
Aberdeen transport links
It may be relatively remote in terms of its location within Scotland and indeed the UK, but the city has a central train station, international airport and the world’s busiest heliport. Back down on solid ground, the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) forms part of the A90’s route. It provides easy access to other parts of Aberdeenshire, while you can use the road to reach Dundee in just over an hour to the south.
The Aberdeen property scene
It may be nicknamed the Granite City, but you can still find beautiful contemporary homes across Aberdeen and its surrounding area. From stylish 3 and 4 bedroom homes on the edge of the pretty Countesswells nature reserve with its forest trails, to central apartments boasting a wonderful location next to Berryden Park, there are also lovely 2 and 3 bed homes by the River Don in Bucksburn to consider.
Whatever takes your fancy, don’t forget to ask your Barratt Sales Adviser for information on our latest offers, such as our stress-free Part Exchange scheme where we could act as your guaranteed buyer. We’re ready and waiting to help, so pick up the phone or request a brochure now.