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New Homes in Bathgate

Sitting in West Lothian just a few miles from Livingston, Bathgate lies in a historic area of Scotland. Just 10 miles south of Falkirk and with Edinburgh not much further to the east, new homes in Bathgate are just over half an hour from Glasgow by car or train.


From the prehistoric Cairnpapple Hill to Wallace’s Cave, Kirkton Park and the Bennie Museum also give you a variety of ways to relax and explore. With Beecraigs Loch nearby too, you can start your search here and browse our latest developments near Bathgate. 

  • Harwood Park

    Harwood Park

    Limefields, Livingston, EH55 8QN
    • 4 bedroom
    • £357,995 to £381,995
  • Caisteal Gardens

    Caisteal Gardens

    Seton Crescent, Winchburgh, EH52 6FQ
    • 4 bedroom
    • £344,995 to £396,995
  • Coming soon
    Barratt @ West Craigs

    Barratt @ West Craigs

    Craigs Road, Edinburgh, EH12 0BB
    • Coming soon
  • Barratt @ Torrance Park

    Barratt @ Torrance Park

    Carmuirs Drive, Holytown, Motherwell, ML1 5WU
    • 3 bedroom
    • £209,995 to £264,995
  • Calder Gardens

    Calder Gardens

    Carnbroe Road, Coatbridge, ML5 4UF
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £248,995 to £316,995
  • The Fairways

    The Fairways

    2 Westbarr Drive, Coatbridge, ML5 1ER
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £229,995 to £381,995
  • Pentland View

    Pentland View

    Charles Wilson Avenue, Bilston, EH25 9SW
    • 4 bedroom
    • £394,995 to £429,995
  • Coming soon
    Heron Bank

    Heron Bank

    South Fort Street, Leith, EH6 4DL
    • Coming soon
  • Barratt @ Heritage Grange

    Barratt @ Heritage Grange

    Frogston Road East, Edinburgh, EH17 8AB
    • 4 bedroom
    • From £459,995
  • Earls Rise

    Earls Rise

    Cumbernauld Road, Stepps, Glasgow, G33 6HP
  • Merchant Quay

    Merchant Quay

    Salamander Street, Leith, EH6 7HR
    • 2 bedroom
    • £196,796 to £212,796
  • Lime Grove

    Lime Grove

    Eliza Wigham Bow, Edinburgh, EH17 8WX
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £335,995 to £446,995
  • Gilmerton Heights

    Gilmerton Heights

    Bannerman Cruick, Edinburgh, EH17 8SH
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £335,995 to £406,995
  • The Strand @ Portobello

    The Strand @ Portobello

    Fishwives Causeway, Portobello, EH15 1DF
    • 2 bedroom
    • £246,995 to £283,995
  • Wallace Fields Ph3

    Wallace Fields Ph3

    Auchinleck Road, Glasgow, G33 1PN
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £237,995 to £406,995
  • Merlin Gardens

    Merlin Gardens

    Mavor Avenue, East Kilbride, G74 4FT
  • St Clements Brae

    St Clements Brae

    Auburn Locks, Wallyford, EH21 8FE
    • 3 bedroom
  • Barratt @ St Clements Wells

    Barratt @ St Clements Wells

    Auburn Locks, Wallyford, EH21 8FE
    • 3 bedroom
    • £296,995 to £315,995
  • St Clements View

    St Clements View

    Auburn Locks, Wallyford, EH21 8FE
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £279,995 to £382,995
  • 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
  • Kingslaw Gait

    Kingslaw Gait

    Boreland Avenue, Kirkcaldy, KY1 2DF
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £314,995 to £347,995
  • Yew Gardens

    Yew Gardens

    Limeylands Road, Ormiston, EH35 5JF
    • 4 bedroom
    • From £365,995

Live the Bathgate life

You can take advantage of a brilliant location between Edinburgh and Glasgow - as well as an array of great ways to spend your downtime - when you decide to buy a house in Bathgate. You can also look forward to getting a great deal with offers such as our stress-free Part Exchange scheme which will make moving home easier.

Things to see and do in Bathgate

The Bennie Museum may be small, but it’s packed with a great selection of interesting exhibits which teach you about Bathgate’s history and local life. With your newfound knowledge in hand, you can enjoy your walk through Little Boghead Nature Park on the edge of town even more. 

If you want to push yourself a little further with a hike, run or bike ride, Cairnpapple Hill rewards visitors with picturesque, coast-to-coast views from more than 300 metres above sea level. You can continue north to explore Muiravonside Country Park and visit Almond Castle, or stick closer to town to play a round of golf at one of the local courses. 


Families with young children can choose from a range of local primary schools, including St Mary’s Primary, which is close to the centre of town on Whitburn Road. Balbardie Primary on Torphichen Street is also central, while Windyknowe Primary is in the east of town. 

If it’s a secondary school you’re after, the town offers a choice between Bathgate Academy - which has received solid inspection reports from Education Scotland in recent years - and Moore House School on Edinburgh Road. 

Bathgate transport links

Bathgate train station lies along Edinburgh Road in the south east of town. From here you can catch a train to both Glasgow and Edinburgh in around half an hour. It’s a similar drive to Scotland’s two biggest cities, thanks to the M8 motorway which runs just to the south of Bathgate. Meanwhile, Livingston is less than five minutes away on the train, or a little longer if you drive or catch the bus.

The Bathgate property scene

West Lothian’s property market has seen some strong growth over recent years, but the average house price is still much more affordable than in either Edinburgh or Glasgow. You can benefit from a short commute to both cities, as well as the lovely natural landscapes of the local area when you buy a new home just to the south east of town in the Polbeth area. 

Choose from an exciting selection of 3 and 4 bedroom semi and detached homes which are beautiful inside and out, only steps from open countryside and walking distance from Cobbinshaw Reservoir. If this sounds like the place for you, don’t hesitate to give us a call. When you do, make sure you ask your adviser about offers such as our Movemaker and Part Exchange schemes.