New Homes in Blantyre
From walks along the river to trips to Bothwell Castle and Strathclyde Country Park, don’t miss the Blantyre Priory Carvings or Cathkin Braes Country Park for mountain biking. Relax in Redlees Urban Park or ramp things up a notch at the action-packed M&D’s amusement park in neighbouring , when you select our new build houses for sale closest to Blantyre below.
Live the Blantyre life
Delivering a wonderful location within Lanarkshire, Blantyre is a great place to buy a new home. This area of Scotland is ideal for living in the here and now and investing in the future. Moving can be even easier than you think with some of the offers we have available, click here to find out more.
Things to see and do in Blantyre
There are plenty of cultural and historical attractions to explore in and around Blantyre, including the David Livingstone Centre, Bothwell Castle and the National Museum of Rural Life. M&D’s Scotland’s Theme Park makes for a great day out for the whole family, while you can take things a little easier with a stroll around Strathclyde Loch.
Open spaces are in good supply in the area, thanks to spots like Wooddean Park, Redlees Urban Park and Dechmont Hill, which offers superb views back over the region. With Glasgow only a short journey away, you can also rely on Scotland’s biggest city for all the entertainment you need.
Blantyre has a good selection of schools in and around the town centre, with options for younger children including St Joseph’s Primary, Auchinraith Primary, High Blantyre Primary and David Livingstone Memorial Primary. Calderside Academy is the town’s only secondary school, although other local options include St John Ogilvie High in neighbouring Udston, East Kilbride’s Calderglen High and Hamilton Grammar School.
Blantyre transport links
The East Kilbride Expressway passes through the southern part of Blantyre, which you can use to join the M74 motorway in no time. This means you can drive to Edinburgh in under an hour, while it’s less than 20 minutes to the centre of Glasgow. Trains into Glasgow from Blantyre station take 20 minutes too, while it’s a similar journey to the city’s major international airport in the car.
The Blantyre property scene
House prices in Blantyre are slightly lower than the South Lanarkshire average, as well as the average across Glasgow and its surrounding areas. Whether you’re interested in a grand terraced house, a large detached house on the outskirts of town or an apartment close to the centre, this means you can snap up a bargain in the area.
You can also find great value new houses in East Kilbride and Hamilton, which are perfect for the modern way of life. Wherever you want to buy a new home, don’t miss offers like our Part Exchange scheme for some extra help with your purchase.