House-hunters hoping to find a property in central Scotland will discover that the Forth Valley boasts a nice mix of city life, industrial towns and beautiful countryside. Located midway between Edinburgh and Glasgow, the Forth Valley is a popular base for commuters as both cities can be easily reached by road or rail. A number of Scottish housebuilders have developments in the area with homes to fit everyone, from first-time buyers to families needing lots of space.
The Mooring in Falkirk is a development of 43 new properties by Dundas Estates. The site has lots to offer with a selection of two- and three-bedroom terraced villas, three-bedroom semi-detached houses and four-bedroom detached family homes. Prices range from £129,950 to £212,000 and benefits include open-plan kitchen and dining areas, separate lounges, fitted wardrobes and en suites. The Mooring is situated close to the town centre, which boasts a large number of high street and independent shops, as well as pubs, restaurants and a cinema.
Carronvale Homes' Eclipse development in Grangemouth consists of 30 new homes close to the Jupiter Urban Wildlife Park. Prices start from £141,995 for a three-bedroom semi-detached property including a living room that leads through to the open-plan kitchen and dining area, master bedroom with en suite, fitted wardrobes to all bedrooms and a family bathroom. At the top end of the scale, £199,995 will buy you a four-bedroom detached house comprising lounge, open-plan kitchen and dining area, hallway, utility room, cloakroom, master bedroom with en suite, fitted wardrobes to every bedroom and a family bathroom. There is also an integral garage.
There is a new home to suit every budget at Stewart Milne Homes' development at Wallace Gardens in Stirling. The two-bedroom apartments and terraced homes are ideal properties for first-time buyers or downsizers, while the four- and five-bedroom detached houses make great family homes. Prices start from £143,000 for the ‘Blair' apartment comprising living room with full-height windows and Juliet balcony, kitchen, two bedrooms with fitted wardrobes, bathroom and ample storage space. The ‘Melton' is a five-bedroom detached villa priced from £358,000 and includes a living room, dining room, breakfasting kitchen, double garage, en suite facilities to two of the bedrooms and an IT area on the upstairs landing.
Situated in Larbert to the northwest of Falkirk, CALA Homes' Kinnaird Grange development forms part of the new Kinnaird Village. The site comprises 30 five-bedroom family homes from the company's Signature Collection, with prices starting from £359,995. A choice of seven house types is available with features including open-plan living areas, formal lounges, studies, gallery landings, dressing areas and en suites.