New Homes in Barrhead

Part of Renfrewshire, Barrhead lies on the outskirts of the biggest city in Scotland, Glasgow. Trains into the city take just 20 minutes, while houses in Barrhead are midway between Paisley and Newton Mearns, with capital Edinburgh just over an hour’s drive away.

Whether you’re exploring Gleniffer Braes Country Park, hitting the Dams to Darnley Trail, or going for walks around Balgray Reservoir, you can also take advantage of Cowan Park right on the edge of town with its football pitches, bowling club and play area. Take a look below to browse our latest developments near Barrhead.

Abbey View

Abbey View

Abbey Road, Elderslie, JOHNSTONE, RENFREWSHIRE, PA5 9JJ

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £241,995 to £309,995
Riverside @ Cathcart

Riverside @ Cathcart

Kintore Road, Newlands, GLASGOW, GLASGOW CITY, G43 2EY

  • 2 bedroom homes
  • £189,995 to £218,995
Barratt @ Weirs Wynd

Barratt @ Weirs Wynd

Barochan Road, Brookfield, JOHNSTONE, RENFREWSHIRE, PA6 7AA

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £237,995 to £299,995
Thornton View

Thornton View

Redwood Drive, East Kilbride, GLASGOW, SOUTH LANARKSHIRE, G74 5PG

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £310,995 to £351,995
Merlin Gardens

Merlin Gardens

Mavor Avenue, East Kilbride, GLASGOW, SOUTH LANARKSHIRE, G74 4QX

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £197,995 to £297,995
Wallace Fields - Phase 2

Wallace Fields - Phase 2

Auchinleck Road, Glasgow, GLASGOW, GLASGOW CITY, G33 1PN

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • From £304,995
Lairds Brae

Lairds Brae

Southcraig Avenue, Kilmarnock, KILMARNOCK, EAST AYRSHIRE, KA3 6AD

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £219,995 to £259,995
Brackenhill View

Brackenhill View

Meikle Earnock Road, Hamilton, HAMILTON, SOUTH LANARKSHIRE, ML3 8RN

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £239,995 to £279,995
The Scholars

The Scholars

Holehouse Road, Kilmarnock, KILMARNOCK, EAST AYRSHIRE, KA3 7AR

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £259,995 to £281,995
Braes of Yetts

Braes of Yetts

Waterside Road, Kirkintilloch, GLASGOW, EAST DUNBARTONSHIRE, G66 3TQ

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £287,995 to £320,995
The Fairways

The Fairways

2 Westbarr Drive, Coatbridge, ML5 1ER

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £196,995 to £299,995
Calder Gardens

Calder Gardens

Carnbroe Road, Coatbridge, COATBRIDGE, NORTH LANARKSHIRE, ML5 4UF

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £237,995 to £294,995
Colville Gate

Colville Gate

Prospecthill Road, Motherwell, MOTHERWELL, NORTH LANARKSHIRE, ML1 2UE

Live the Barrhead life

If you’re looking for a great place to live on the outskirts of Glasgow, moving to Barrhead could be the perfect choice. We’re here to help you buy your new home in the area, while we could also buy your existing one off you through our stress-free Part Exchange scheme. Don’t miss our latest offers page for more great arrangements like this.

 

Things to see and do in Barrhead

Glasgow has become increasingly popular as a thriving cultural hub, and you’ll have Scotland’s biggest city right on your doorstep both day and night. You don’t even need to leave Barrhead though to enjoy spots like Cowan Park and Carlibar Park, while you can pick up the Dams to Darnley Trail on the edge of town for some excellent walks and bike rides.

Gleniffer Braes Country Park is also very close to town and a wonderful place to soak up far-ranging views of the local area. Gaze up at the pretty waterfall, Craigie Linn, or head south to go walking around Loch Libo. With local reservoirs, golf clubs and country parks, as well as the bright lights of the city nearby, you can also drive to the coast in just half an hour for a day on the Firth of Clyde.

 

Education

Barrhead has a good selection of primary schools, with a number of options in and around the town centre. This includes the central St John’s Primary and Carlibar Primary, as well as St Mark’s Primary, Cross Arthurlie Primary and Hillview Primary. Barrhead High School is the local secondary, while St Luke’s high is also close to the heart of town.

 

Barrhead transport links

The centre of Glasgow is only around eight miles from Barrhead, which is a journey of just 20 minutes by road or rail, with the town’s train station just off Paisley Road. Glasgow Airport is even closer, while you can also use the local bus routes to make your way around the local area. The M74, M77 and M8 motorways all pass relatively close to town too. You can use the latter to drive to Edinburgh in just over an hour.

 

The Barrhead property scene

From newly-built homes to converted cottages and traditional terraces, house prices in Barrhead are on a par with the average across Glasgow and its surrounding areas. This is a popular part of Scotland for development, with some fantastic new homes available in places like Elderslie and Brookfield in the Johnstone area. Buying new is perfect for bringing modern living into your everyday life, while if you’re a first-time buyer you could also benefit from the First Home Fund.