For many looking to move house, quiet family friendly living and good commuting links into Glasgow are pretty high up the priority list. And so, naturally, Clarkston continues to be an area that is in high demand amongst house hunters, thanks to its quiet streets and easy access to the city. And as well as these advantages, the area generally continues to receive positive press, most notably with its local schools.

High praises for students

Pupils across various East Renfrewshire schools have received awards for outstanding achievements. Over 50 pupils were recognised at an official awards ceremony, with each receiving an award and a certificate from local Councillor Elaine Green. The pupils came from various schools including; Eastwood, St Ninian’s, Barrhead, Woodfarm, Williamwood, St Luke’s and Mearns Castle. Read the entire story here.

Local pupil wins national competition

A Greenock Primary youngster promoted the positive anti-racism message and won a national competition that encouraged the pupils to create anti-racism and anti-sectarianism themed artwork. The pupil fought off competition across the country, with around 1,000 school pupils said to have entered. Read more on this story here.

Clarkston Homes with Clyde Property

For those looking for an area with excellent transport links, family friendly parks and good schools, Clarkston could certainly be a contender to many. Below are a couple of homes within the area that are attracting a lot of attention and highlight the stunning homes to be had in the area.

Westcross Gates, Uplawmoor – Offers over £185,000

Set to go to closing date yesterday, this picturesque cottage has bags of character and boasts a garage and spacious, well-appointed rooms throughout. Whilst it requires some modernisation, the wealth of period features has been enough alone to attract substantial interest and therefore initiate the closing date.

Queen’s Gate, Clarkston – Offers over £365,000

This stunning blond sandstone end terrace is due to go a closing date on the 3rd so if you’re interested, the time to act is now. As the link below shows, the property is beautifully finished and in truly walk in condition. It features clean, neutral décor throughout which is modern yet retains its ornate period features, which include fireplaces and stained glass windows, as well as intricate cornicing.

Greenwood Manor – Offers over £599,500

New to market, this new build detached property is set within an exclusive cul-de-sac. Set across two floors, this commanding property boasts five spacious bedrooms, a feature packed kitchen and is finished to a very high standard throughout. A unique feature to this home is thanks to the layout, the garden level could be utilised as a separate granny annex to allow for privacy / various stages of family life. We expect there to be high interest in this well-appointed property.

If any of these properties have struck a chord, or you want to chat to someone about utilising our excellent, unrivalled services to find your next dream home, pop down to our Clarkston office on 8, Busby Road or give us a call on 0141 534 3777.

Find out more of what is happening in property sales and letting in Clarkston area – make sure you watch our latest market trends videos below.