Diversity of buyers reflected in new homes in Glasgow for under £200,000

Posted 5 August 2013

One of the best things about Scotland's largest city is the fact it attracts people from all walks of life. House-hunters looking to find a new home in Glasgow will find that diversity mimicked in the variety of homes available to them. From studio flats to family villas, there is something to suit everyone and, perhaps surprisingly, all are available for under £200,000.

Situated in the West End of Glasgow, Ogilvie Homes' Almandine Apartments development is perfect for first time buyers and young professionals. The collection of studio and one-bedroom apartments ranges from £89,950 for a studio apartment comprising a spacious kitchen and living area, an entrance hallway and a wet room to £129,950 for a front-facing apartment with semi-open-plan kitchen and living area that leads to the balcony, a master bedroom and shower room.

A selection of two- and three-bedroom semi-detached houses is on the market at Phase Two of Persimmon's popular development, The Beeches in Garthamlock. The site makes an excellent base for families with local amenities including the Fort shopping and retail park, a large supermarket and Auchinlea Park with its children's play areas and grand listed buildings. The city centre is easily reached by car or public transport and commuters travelling further afield will find the M8 nearby. Prices at The Beeches start from £119,995 and benefits include formal lounges, open-plan kitchen and dining rooms, downstairs cloakrooms and fitted wardrobes.

Belvidere Village is a Kier Homes development of two-, three- and four-bedroom family homes just two miles east of the city centre. Prices on available properties start from £117,995 for the ‘Craigstoun' house type, which comprises an open-plan kitchen and dining room with doors to the rear garden, a formal living room, downstairs WC, master bedroom with walk-in wardrobe, guest bedroom and a bathroom. Alternatively, the detached ‘Strathaven' house type will set you back £199,995 and boasts a formal lounge, open-plan kitchen with large dining room, utility room, master bedroom with en suite, three further bedrooms, a family bathroom and an integral garage.

Bett Homes' Richmond Gate development has something for everyone from one-bedroom apartments costing £91,000 to three-bedroom family homes at £178,500. At the smaller end of the spectrum the ‘Kibble' one-bedroom ground floor apartment has a spacious lounge with partitioned off kitchen, fitted wardrobes to the bedroom, a bathroom and plenty of storage space. At the other end, the ‘Hunterian' is a three-bedroom semi-detached house with a driveway. Downstairs the living room leads off to an open plan family area and kitchen while the upper level features a master bedroom with en suite shower room, two further bedrooms and a family bathroom.



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