Family buyers will be impressed by North Lanarkshire’s range of new-build homes

Posted 12 May 2014

Easy access to Glasgow, Edinburgh and Stirling as well as good schools and plenty of ways to spend leisure time make North Lanarkshire a popular place to raise a family. Whether you're looking for a contemporary style open-plan way of living or a more traditional layout, there is something to suit families of all shapes and sizes, from parents expecting their first child to those house-hunting to give everyone a bit more space.

A collection of two-, three-, four- and five-bedroom properties is offered at David Wilson Homes' Phoenix Park development in Motherwell. Prices here start from £94,995 for a ground floor apartment comprising an open-plan sitting/dining room and kitchen, master bedroom, single bedroom, bathroom and ample storage space. Holytown train station is nearby and families will find parks, shops and entertainment in the area as well as a good selection of schools and Motherwell College.

Staying in Motherwell for the moment, Dundas Homes has a choice of three- or five-bedroom properties currently available at its Baron's Gate development in the North Lodge area of the town. For example, the ‘Fullerton' house type costs £265,000 and is set over three storeys. Features include a lounge, kitchen with dining area, utility room, master bedroom with dressing area and en suite, four further bedrooms with fitted wardrobes, family bathroom and a shower room. Airbles railway station is within walking distance, making this a convenient option for commuters to Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Bett Homes has four different home styles on the market at its Aspect development in Wishaw. Prices at Aspect start from £149,995 for the ‘Hamilton' semi-detached house type with benefits including an open-plan lounge, dining area and kitchen, cloakroom, master bedroom with en suite shower room, two further bedrooms and a family bathroom. The site falls into the catchment area for Morningside and St Bridget's Primary Schools and Coltness and St Aiden's High Schools.

Situated in the Condorrat area at Cumbernauld, Weavers Meadow is a Barratt Homes development of three-, four- and five-bedroom family properties. Outdoor types will find Palacerigg Golf Club and Country Park nearby while those who prefer to relax indoors won't be disappointed by the mix of shops, restaurants and bars in the area. Amongst the properties available here is the ‘Tantallon' house type. Priced from £229,995, this five-bedroom detached family home includes a formal lounge, open-plan dining kitchen with family area, a utility room, downstairs WC, master bedroom with en suite and a family bathroom.



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