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Properties in the catchment area of Scotland’s top schools

The Sunday Times  have just published the 2024 league table for Scotlands top 10 performing high schools. While there are many factors to consider when purchasing a home, the proximity to high-quality education can significantly impact your decision making process. In this blog, we highlight some of our wonderful properties that fall into the catchment area of schools featured on the league table, such as St Ninian’s High School (Giffnock, East Renfrewshire), Eastwood High School (Newton Mearns, East Renfrewshire) and Bearsden Academy (Bearsden, East Dunbartonshire).

Property Douglas Muir Drive, Milngavie

Property: Douglas Muir Drive, Milngavie | Offers offer £575,000

School Catchment: Douglas Academy

Douglas Muir Drive is a beautifully maintained and presented four bedroom detached villa located in the extremely popular Mains Estate area of Milngavie. Offering excellent accommodation circa 2000 sqft, this lovely home offers a great deal of flexibility with its four-bedroom, three public room layout. 

The property is well located for access to all local amenities and is just a short walk away from Douglas Academy.

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Address: MacFarlane Road, Bearsden | Offers over £350,000

School Catchment: Boclair Academy 

MacFarlane Road is a pretty two bedroom bungalow situated in the Kessington district of Bearsden. This lovely home is well presented throughout and provides accommodation on the level, although planning permission is in place to further extend and redevelop.

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Address: Woodvale Avenue, Giffnock | Offers offer £599,000

School Catchment: St Ninian’s & Eastwood Highschool

Located in a highly sought-after area of Giffnock, Woodvale Avenue is an immaculately presented semi-detached villa that offers the perfect blend of traditional features with modern living. Offering an exceptional living experience and formed over three levels, this home is perfect for a busy, growing family looking for a charming home with plenty of space. 

Located just a short walk from Giffnock’s main street this property is in an excellent location for St Ninian’s High School and Eastwood High School students. 

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Address: Dalserf Crescent, Giffnock | Offers over £795,000

School Catchment: St Ninians & Woodfarm High school

Dream property, fantastic location. Dalserf Crescent offers an array of stunning features, tasteful decor and a prime location that is sure to appeal to those seeking a spacious family residence. The property’s excellent location places it close to wonderful amenities, excellent transport links and outstanding schools. 

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Address: Atholl Drive, Giffnock | Offers over £355,000

Schools: St Ninian’s High School, Woodfarm High school. 

Atholl Drive sits within the sought after Giffnock suburb, in the catchment of highly regarded East Renfrewshire schooling. This beautifully presented semi detached villa boasts three well proportioned bedrooms, stunning open plan dining kitchen space and an impressive outhouse, currently utilised as a home office. 

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Address: Ledcameroch Road, Bearsden | Fixed price: £419,000

School Catchment: Bearsden Academy

One of Bearsden’s most iconic and recognisable mansion houses.  Built in 1883 and once occupied by the family of Gordon’s Gin, this stunning three-bedroom has been fully redeveloped and reconfigured to provide a beautifully bright and spacious home.

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Final thoughts 

If you’re in the market for a new home, be sure to consider the proximity to top schools as a crucial factor in your decision-making process. Your investment in a home within such an area is an investment in your family’s future. If you are on the look out for a home in the catchment area of your desired school, contact the local branch where our property experts will be on-hand to kickstart your property journey.

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