Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire have a lot to offer residents making them ideal locations for a wide variety of house-hunters. Excellent transport links and the proximity to Glasgow mean the area is convenient for commuters, while an abundance of leisure facilities and educational establishments, including the University of the West of Scotland, make it popular with young people and families. People looking to find new homes in Renfrewshire are spoiled for choice, with something to suit every taste and budget.
Situated close to Paisley town centre, Phase 2 of Sanctuary Housing's Shortroods development comprises 83 new homes in a variety of styles. Prices start from £110,000, or £66,000 under the New Supply Shared Equity scheme, for a two-bedroom house with fitted wardrobes, a spacious living room, open-plan kitchen and dining area and a utility room. Shortroods is located in the north of Paisley and benefits from regular public transport connections to Glasgow city centre, making it popular with commuters.
Ferry Village is a Taylor Wimpey development in Renfrew with four styles of apartment still available. Prices range from £89,995 for a one-bedroom property comprising lounge with adjoining kitchen, master bedroom with fitted wardrobes, a spacious hallway and a bathroom to £108,995 for the two-bedroom ‘Type 3F' apartment. The development is close to the large Braehead Shopping Centre and the Xscape complex, which is home to a host of leisure facilities including a cinema and an indoor ski slope with real snow. Regular public transport services run into Glasgow and the M8 motorway can be reached in just a few minutes.
House-hunters in Renfrewshire with a larger budget should check out Manor Kingdom's Kip Village development at Inverkip. Set just off the beach on the Firth of Clyde, this new village boasts a selection of two-, three-, four- and five-bedroom homes priced from £180,000 to £520,000. Many of the properties enjoy stunning views across the water and benefits, depending on the house type chosen, include family rooms, utility rooms, garages, en suites, balconies and integrated appliances.
Stewart Milne Homes' collection of two- and three-bedroom apartments, four-bedroom townhouses and four-and five-bedroom detached villas at its Greenwood Manor development in Newton Mearns offers something to suit all sizes of family. The ‘Barreta' apartment comes in at £263,000 and includes a living room with bay window, separate dining room, breakfasting kitchen, master bedroom with en suite and fitted wardrobes and a second bedroom with walk-in closet. At the top end of the scale, the ‘Braemar' is a detached family home priced from £602,000 and boasts a living room with French doors to the decking area, dining room, breakfasting kitchen, family room, utility room, master bedroom with en suite and walk-in closet, guest bedroom with en suite and fitted wardrobes, three further bedrooms, a family bathroom and a garage.