Perhaps a little bias ourselves at Nicol Estate Agents as residents of the local community, but East Renfrewshire is an area in high demand and deemed one of the best places in Scotland to find the perfect family home.
Reason being? It plays host to some of Scotland’s leading schools, has ample green space and has great sporting opportunities nearby. Not only that but it is central to local transport links for Glasgow City Centre, as well as Edinburgh – perfect for commuters.
Read on to find out more.
One of the main attractions for families to East Renfrewshire is the success rate of local secondary schools when it comes to the Scottish school rankings – where three of the top 10 schools are local. These include St. Ninian’s High School in Giffnock, Mearns Castle High School in Newton Mearns and Williamwood High School in Clarkston.
By moving to these areas you will then have your child/ children considered within the local catchment area.
That is why you will find so many great developments nearby, including new properties from Taylor Wimpey and Cala Homes, catering to the needs of three to five bedroom requirements.
As well as having great educational facilities, there are a range of recreational opportunities nearby.
Not only can you enjoy large and prestige golfing greens within Newton Mearns, but also take advantage of local tennis clubs and sports centres.
And for the dog lovers among you, Rouken Glen and Cowan Park both offer a great post work wind down, as well as a range of activities throughout the year.
Finally, with its proximity to the M77, as well as a range of local train stations and bus links, East Renfrewshire allows you to enjoy suburban living with locality to Glasgow City Centre – perfect for the work commute.
Not only does this assist with your current job role, but it could also help you with future opportunities.
In our current offering we have homes and apartments available in Newton Mearns, Busby and Barrhead, as well as neighbouring Thortonhall and Whitecraigs.
Choose from great first time buyer options, retirement properties and three/ four bedroom family homes.
Or alternatively, browse with us online. Click here for our houses for sale East Renfrewshire.