New homes in East Kilbride
From the nature trails of Calderglen Country Park, to watersports at James Hamilton Heritage Park, you’ll also find attractions like Motherwell’s action-packed amusement park and a number of museums in the area. With potential to match all tastes, search our developments near East Kilbride below.
Live the East Kilbride life
A big town with plenty of potential, you can look forward to all the perks that come with buying a home in East Kilbride. We can help your move get off to a great start with our own perks too, giving you the chance to save money through offers such as our Part Exchange scheme.
Things to see and do in East Kilbride
With Glasgow and all the cultural, leisure and entertainment on offer in Scotland’s biggest city just a short drive away, there’s plenty to keep you occupied closer to home too. Langlands Moss Local Nature Reserve, Calderglen Country Park and James Hamilton Heritage Park with its water sports are all close by, while you can tire out the little ones at Wonder World Soft Play.
Take your dog or mountain bike to Cathkin Braes Country Park, go for long walks around Strathclyde Country Park and visit an array of local lochs and castles. And when it’s time to treat the kids - or indeed yourself - head over to Motherwell for a fun-filled day at M&D’s Scotland’s Theme Park.
There are some very good schools in East Kilbride if you have young children to think of. St Kenneth’s Primary is close to the town centre and scores as excellent or very good across the board with Education Scotland, while Kirktonholme Primary and Murray Primary are other good options close to the heart of town.
For older children, St Ninian’s High School in Giffnock to the west of the centre is highly regarded, along with Clarkston’s Williamwood High School and the central St Andrew’s and St Bride’s High School.
East Kilbride transport links
East Kilbride lies at the meeting point of the A725 and A726 roads, which head east and west towards the M74 and M77 respectively. The main train station on Torrance Road offers services to Glasgow which take around half an hour, which is a similar journey to the city’s international airport by car. Edinburgh meanwhile is less than an hour’s drive away along the M8.
The East Kilbride property scene
As Glasgow continues to regenerate into a modern, cosmopolitan city, the effects of these changes are set to be felt in places such as East Kilbride thanks to its excellent access to the Scottish powerhouse.
There are some excellent properties you can buy which could turn out to be a sound future investment as well as acting as a great home for the here and now, including a beautiful collection of modern 3 and 4 bedroom homes off Mavor Avenue close to the town centre. With contemporary semi and detached homes available off Redwood Drive to the west of the centre too, make sure you ask about offers like our Movemaker scheme when you call up today.