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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.

  • Thornton View

    Thornton View

    Redwood Drive, East Kilbride, G74 5PG
    • 4 bedroom
    • £336,995 to £511,995
  • Barratt @ Jackton Hall

    Barratt @ Jackton Hall

    Eaglesham Road, East Kilbride, G75 8RW
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £287,995 to £402,995
  • Merlin Gardens

    Merlin Gardens

    Mavor Avenue, East Kilbride, G74 4FT
  • Wallace Fields Ph3

    Wallace Fields Ph3

    Auchinleck Road, Glasgow, G33 1PN
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £248,995 to £406,995
  • Lairds Brae

    Lairds Brae

    Southcraig Avenue, Kilmarnock, KA3 6AD
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £220,995 to £339,995
  • Earls Rise

    Earls Rise

    Cumbernauld Road, Stepps, Glasgow, G33 6HP
    • 4 bedroom
    • From £374,995
  • The Scholars

    The Scholars

    Holehouse Road, Kilmarnock, KA3 7AR
    • 4 bedroom
    • £280,995 to £307,995
  • The Fairways

    The Fairways

    2 Westbarr Drive, Coatbridge, ML5 1ER
    • 4 bedroom
    • £334,995 to £381,995
  • Calder Gardens

    Calder Gardens

    Carnbroe Road, Coatbridge, ML5 4UF
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £248,995 to £330,995
  • Barratt @ Torrance Park

    Barratt @ Torrance Park

    Carmuirs Drive, Holytown, Motherwell, ML1 5WU
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £209,995 to £345,995


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.



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, or head to our offers page to see all schemes available to help you move.