Shawlands, located a mere 2 miles south of Glasgow's City centre, is regularly regarded as the central hub of Glasgow's South Side. Shawlands has carved a reputation as a vibrant cosmopolitan setting favoured by professionals and young families and offers an impressive selection of Victorian tenements and sandstone terraced properties. In tune with the prevailing demographic, the area boasts an array of bars, restaurants, coffee shops and independent retailers catering for all tastes and age groups. This coupled with excellent transport links providing rapid city centre access, has allowed Shawlands to maintain and build on its reputation as an excellent commuter base.
Living locally in Shawlands
Moving outwards from Shawlands, the South side of Glasgow extends into the highly sought after suburbs of Newlands, Pollokshields, Langside and Cathcart. Thus revealing a diverse range of family housing stock ranging from affordable semi and detached properties to some of the finest examples of classical and neo gothic villas. Acting as a peaceful haven for growing families and served with an array of local amenties and attractions, such leafy suburbs continue to expand and grow in popularity.
In line with Glasgow's Gaelic translation, 'dear green place', the Southside is particularly well served by a number of internationally renowned parks. Most notably, Pollok Country Park which houses the world famous Burrell collection and the equally impressive Queens Park which offers a delightful recreational setting. As modern lifestyles dictate, the extended area offers the opportunity to pursue multiple recreational pursuits with a number of reputable golf clubs in close proximity. Furthermore, additional leisure activities and shopping opportunities can be explored within the Silverburn and Braehead retail complexes.
The areas we cover
Shawlands is popular district in the southside of Glasgow, located less than two miles south of the RIver Clyde, with a population of approx 8,000 people. Shawlands Academy which has just undergone extensive renovation and now has a new Glasgow Specialist Language Centre.
Shawlands has excellent transport links with railway stations at Shawlands, Pollokshaws East and Crossmyloof. There is regular bus service into Glasgow City Centre.
Battlefield is a district in Glasgow, situated south of the River Clyde. The area includes the landmark of Glasgow's old Victoria Infirmary which is in the process of being converted into a new development. There is also Glasgow Clyde College, Langside Library and Queens Park.
The Southside Fringe is an annual event and the Farmers Market, which is held every two weeks, is very popular.
Langside is a popular leafy conservation area of the Southside.
There is good road and rail links with trains departing at Langside Train Station on a regular basis into Glasgow City Centre.
Over the last couple of years there has been conversion of the old Rawcliffe Estate into an sought after estate for residents. Church on the Hill and the Ivory Hotel remain popular favourites for Food and Drink.
Strathbungo is a beautiful conservation area and is on one of the main arteries of Pollokshaws Road which is just south from the City Centre.
There are many popular restaurants including The Bungo and The Mulberry. The local residents in the area often have local events including Bungo at the Bells and Bungo in the Back Lanes.
Pollokshields has a population of 21,299 and is another beautiful Victorian conservation area in the South side of Glasgow. Shawlands Academy and Hutcheson Grammar School - both highly praised schools are in the area.
There are three functioning railway stations in Pollokshields - Maxwell Park, Pollokshields East and Polloksheilds West Train Stations and easy links to M77, M8 and M74.
Please use details below to contact our local Clyde Property Shawlands office for information and advice on the local property market.
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Shawlands branch testimonials
"I would recommend the Shawlands branch without hesitation"
We sold our property and also bought our new place through the Shawlands branch, the team there were fantastic throughout. The team were really helpful and friendly whenever I needed to speak to them, calls and emails were responded to promptly and I always felt that whoever I spoke to was willing to help. Special thanks to Emma who was our main point of contact for our purchase, Emma was friendly, knowledgeable, professional & reliable throughout the whole process which really helped reduce the stress of moving house.
I would recommend the Shawlands branch without hesitation.
Clyde were very professional and managed to get us a good price in a short space of time. The staff are all really friendly and they were able to handle any issues/queries we had promptly. We used them after a recommendation and we would be happy to recommend them to anyone else looking to sell their house.
“1st Class Service”
1st class service. Everyone working in Shawlands team were all so lovely, friendly and made the sell of our flat seem so easy. Highly recommend for anyone to use their service. Actually miss my daily calls from Emma! They deserve all the success that should come their way!!!
“We were beyond impressed”
After meeting several estate agents, we chose Clyde because of their market reach. We were beyond impressed by the professional and dedicated service we received as we attempted to sell two properties simultaneously. The initial marketing was worth every penny, as our properties were presented to market at their very best. The team in the Shawlands office were not only extremely conscientious and tireless in chasing up on viewers, but in the final stages we also found the sales negotiator offered invaluable advice and guidance at this stressful time. Overall we were delighted with our choice of Clyde as our estate agent and would choose them again without hesitation.