Located a short distance from the centre of Glasgow on the south side of the river Clyde, East Renfrewshire has something to offer everyone. The area served by Clyde Property Clarkston offers attractive family destinations such as Rouken Glen Park, Greenbank Gardens, Linn Park and the Fereneze Braes as well as high calibre schooling at all levels. The area is renowned for its excellence in education with the local denominational and non-denomination schools vying for the top rankings in Scotland's league tables.
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As well as parks and villages, the area has heritage trails, garden and leisure centres, delicatessens, cafes and restaurants. Reader's Digest voted East Renfrewshire the second best place in Britain to raise a family and in 2014, The Sunday Times voted Giffnock 'One of the Best Places to Live in Britain'. Giffnock itself offers an eclectic range of eateries, a theatre, swimming pool, golf clubs and train station.
The conservation villages of Eaglesham and Carmunnock also offer semi rural aspects surrounded by picturesque scenery alongside excellent transport links. Clarkston, Newton Mearns, Netherlee and Thorntonhall remain popular residential suburbs with a range of services including The Avenue and Greenlaw Village shopping centres as well as nearby links to the M77 motorway and South Orbital Road. This ensures high speed commuter links for those travelling to Glasgow City Centre, Ayrshire, Silverburn Shopping Centre, Glasgow and Prestwick airports.
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Giffnock is an affluent suburban town in East Renfrewshire set about 4.5 miles south west of Glasgow. Giffnock has a rich history, dating back to the 17th century and has a population of approx. 16,000. Giffnock offers a very appealing suburban style for families, with the easy commute to Glasgow city centre by train (local train stations at Giffnock and Whitecraigs) or by car with the M77 access and excellent schools.
With excellent amenities - Giffnock has supermarkets including Wholefoods, access to green areas like the nearby Rouken Glen as well as sports and golf clubs, coffee shops, delis and local boutiques.
Clarkston is a small suburban town in East Renfrewshire set 12 miles outside of Glasgow city centre with a population of approximately 15,000. Served by Williamwood and Clarkston railway station on the Glasgow South Western Line branch as well as A77 makes it an easy commute to Glasgow and Edinburgh. Clarkston is popular with families due to the easy commuters links and excellent schools.
Clarkston is home to many local shops, supermarkets, restaurants and boutiques as well as amenities like a Library, local health centre, local parks and play areas, Cathcart Castle Golf Club, Bowling Club, Tennis Club, Greenbank Garden - 18th century house and garden owned by the National Trust.
Netherlee is a small suburban residential area in East Renfrewshire, Scotland about 4 miles (6.5 km) south of Glasgow city centre, and just outside the city boundary with a population of about 4,500. An affluent commuter suburb with an excellent primary school and easy access to Glasgow city centre, in a 2014 Royal Mail survey, Netherlee – was rated as the most desirable area of Scotland to live in.
Netherlee is served by a parish church, primary school and library, as well as a number of local shops and boutiques, pubs and restaurants. Amenities also include Williamwood Golf Club and Linn Park.
Newton Mearns is an affluent suburban town and the largest community in East Renfrewshire. Situated 7 miles (11 km) southwest of Glasgow City Centre on the main road to Ayrshire, Newton Mearns has a population of approximately 22,600. Newton Mearns is served by Whitecraigs and Patterton Railway stations and easy links to M77, which makes it a convenient commute to Glasgow. It is also home to some of the top performing primary and secondary schools in Scotland which makes it a very popular choice with families.
Add the numerous parks including the nearby Rouken Glen, golf and sports clubs, a large retail centres ( The Mearns and The Avenue Shopping Centre) as well as independent restaurants, cafes and pubs and you can see why Newton Mearns is so appealing to seekers of a suburban lifestyle.
Thornliebank is a suburb of Glasgow in East Renfrewshire, Scotland, 6 miles (10 km) south of Glasgow's city centre with a population of about 4,000. Ranging a wide selection of flats and houses, Thornliebank is served by Thornliebank railway station and lies to the east of the M77 motorway. This is a quiet neighborhood with the added appeal of Glasgow right on its doorstep with good School catchments, local health centre, Bowling Club, Football Club, pubs, restaurants.
Busby is a village in East Renfrewshire, popular with families. Busby's close proximity to Glasgow effectively makes it a suburb of the city, though it remains administratively separate. It lies on the White Cart Water 6 miles (9.7 km) south of Glasgow City Centre. Busby benefits from local train stations, good transport links to M77, as well as excellent school catchments and a range of local restaurants and pubs.
Deaconsbank is a district of Glasgow, situated south of the River Clyde. Deaconsbank directly borders on the East Renfrewshire council region which accepts pupils from Deaconsbank into their schools. Deaconsbank is served by Patterton Train station and good local links to A727 and M77. Deaconsbank Golf Club and Rouken Glen Park are in close proximity.
Crookston is a residential suburb on the southwestern edge of the city of Glasgow. Crookston is a relatively new development within Glasgow and is well served by a train station and good transport links to M77. Crookston appeals to first time home buyers and young families due to its abundance of new affordable housing. Crookston is well served by amenities like local shops, schools and supermarkets.
Carmunnock is the last remaining conservation village within the City of Glasgow boundaries, with properties dating back to the 17th Century. The village is a popular residential area with its own primary school, a local restaurant, a village store and teashop. There is a local farming museum at Kittochside, local golf club at Cathkin Braes, historic country park at Cathkin Braes which includes a Commonwealth mountain bike track which also provides the opportunity for beautiful rural walks.
Thorntonhall is a village in South Lanarkshire, Scotland, just South East of Glasgow. The village has a population of about 3,000, It is served by its own railway station and has good transport links to M77. Thorntonhall is home to beautiful range of exclusive properties as the proportion of millionaires in Thorntonhall is the highest of any town or village in Scotland. In 2011, a street in Thorntonhall (Bowmore Crescent) was identified as having the most expensive average house prices within the Scottish property market, with an average house price of £908,000.
Eaglesham is a distinctive village in East Renfrewshire, Scotland, situated about 10 miles south of Glasgow, Eaglesham is built around The Orry, an area of common land about one-third of a mile in length, interspersed with trees and divided in the centre by the Eaglesham Burn. With little over 3,000 inhabitants, Eaglesham is a quiet village with a remarkable history and the added advantage of being an easy commute into Glasgow.
The village has a Historic Society, Village Primary School, Library, Local restaurants, shops, hotel, gallery, tea rooms. There is a bowling club, Angling Association, Bonnyton Club with excellent transport links to the Glasgow Southern Orbital Road. Excellent School
Waterfoot is a small hamlet in East Renfrewshire between Clarkston and Eaglesham, with a population of about 1,200. If you are dreaming of a quiet village lifestyle, Waterfoot is known for peaceful country walks with wonderful walkways along the River Cart. Waterfoot is still within easy reach of Glasgow City Centre as it has excellent transport links to the Glasgow Southern Orbital Road.
East Kilbride is the largest town in South Lanarkshire in Scotland, about 8 miles (13 km) southeast of Glasgow and close to the boundary with East Renfrewshire. It grew from about 900 inhabitants in the 1920s to over 74,400 currently, as East Killbirde is a popular area for individuals and families alike with its excellent transport links and local transport. There are plenty of local amenities: a shopping centre, Dollan Aqua Centre, Hunter House Museum, Langlands Moss, Whitelee Windfarm, sports centres, tennis club, hotel, Calderglen Country Park, Arts centre.
Barrhead is a popular town within East Renfrewshire, 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) south-west of Glasgow with a population of about 19,000. There are plenty of local amenities, shops, local supermarket, clothing boutique, swimming pool, sports centre, with excellent transport links to M77. The area also benefits from excellent schooling, which includes Carlibar School.
Meet the team
Clyde Property Clarkston recently sold a large detached villa for a client who was thrilled with the sale of their home from start to finish. Having met with all local agents our client opted to sell their property through Clyde Clarkston due to the team’s professionalism along with the cutting edge marketing package available, including HD Property Video as standard.
Clyde Property Clarkson is delighted to offer this impressive traditional sandstone three-bedroom villa for sale on Florence Drive, ideally located in the heart of Giffnock close to schools, amenities and transport links.
Clyde Clarkston is thrilled to have been able to sell this property in Whitton Drive in just three days. It came onto the market on Monday 21st May and sold at closing date on Thursday 24th May, what’s more, we exceeded the home report value with an impressive amount of viewers and interest.
This month at Clyde Clarkston we are delighted to welcome two new team members. Craig Moody joins us as Area Letting Manager and Steph Plant is starting her new role as Home Sales Advisor.
Clarkston branch testimonials
“My experience was fantastic”
This is the second time I have used Clyde Property, they explain everything easily, have constant updates and have your best interests at heart. The video is a must. The staff are so friendly and very approachable. My experience was fantastic. Thanks Clyde Property Clarkston.
“Efficient and professional”
I found the staff at the Clarkston branch efficient and professional. I would recommend Clyde Property for selling. Updates and feedback were given promptly and enquiries from the seller handled quickly.
Very pleased with how helpful and friendly Craig was when helping us rent out new house. Very attentive and was always available to speak with myself and my husband to answer any questions we had and explained everything clearly would recommend Clyde Property.
Big thanks to Greg and Stephanie at Clyde Property, Clarkston. I have been a Landlord for a number of years and used my own means of advertising etc to find tenants and while I was successful in finding tenants I realised I was perhaps lucky that they turned out to be “good tenants” and was concerned that someday that luck may just run out. It was after a major and expensive refurbishment of one property I realised I wanted some professional help with extra vetting etc and turned to Clyde Property to - simply find me a "good tenant". After a brief phone call to Clyde Property, Greg came out and quickly put together the advertising package and Stephanie took care of all the client viewings, reference checks etc and communicated everything back to me. A large number of viewings resulting in lots of positive feed back and then Stephanie channelled the clients wishing to progress thus allowing me to carry out a few final interviews before making the final decision. In short it was a professional and seamless service all completed in a number of days saving me time that allowed me to concentrate on other matters.