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New Homes in Blantyre

Sitting in South Lanarkshire right next to Hamilton, Blantyre rests on the southern bank of the River Clyde around eight miles outside Glasgow. Very close to East Kilbride, new homes in Blantyre are a 50-minute drive to the capital of Scotland, Edinburgh.

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 Motherwell, when you select our new build houses for sale closest to Blantyre below.

  • Calder Gardens

    Calder Gardens

    Carnbroe Road, Coatbridge, ML5 4UF
    • 4 bedroom
    • £314,995 to £342,995
  • Thornton View

    Thornton View

    Redwood Drive, East Kilbride, G74 5PG
    • 4 bedroom
    • £404,995 to £504,995
  • The Fairways

    The Fairways

    2 Westbarr Drive, Coatbridge, ML5 1ER
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £229,995 to £364,995
  • Barratt @ Torrance Park

    Barratt @ Torrance Park

    Carmuirs Drive, Holytown, Motherwell, ML1 5US
    • 3 bedroom
    • £236,995 to £254,995
  • Coming soon
    Barratt @ Jackton Hall

    Barratt @ Jackton Hall

    Eaglesham Road, Glasgow, G75 8RW
    • Coming soon
  • Earls Rise

    Earls Rise

    Cumbernauld Road, Stepps, Glasgow, G33 6HP
  • Wallace Fields Ph3

    Wallace Fields Ph3

    Auchinleck Road, Glasgow, G33 1PN
  • Coming soon
    Boclair Mews

    Boclair Mews

    South Crosshill Road, Bishopbriggs, Glasgow, G64 2NN
    • Coming soon
  • Lairds Brae

    Lairds Brae

    Southcraig Avenue, Kilmarnock, KA3 6AD
    • 3 bedroom
    • £204,995 to £215,995
  • The Scholars

    The Scholars

    Holehouse Road, Kilmarnock, KA3 7AR
    • 4 bedroom
    • £274,995 to £286,995
  • Harwood Park

    Harwood Park

    Limefields, Livingston, EH55 8QN
  • Caisteal Gardens

    Caisteal Gardens

    Seton Crescent, Winchburgh, EH52 6FQ
    • 4 bedroom

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.