Archive for the ‘Where to live in Scotland?’ Category

A recent report by Savills reveals Glasgow’s economic growth rate exceeded that of the UK as a whole over the last five years. The real estate agents says mixed-use schemes will determine how residents live, work and socialise in Scotland’s largest city. The report identifies four sites with the potential to become vibrant mixed-use city […]

Motherwell, Greenock and Arbroath top the charts as Scotland’s most affordable commuter town, according to the research by Bank of Scotland, which looked at houses prices within an hour’s commute of Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Results show that buyers could typically save around 30 per cent by commuting 30 minutes from Edinburgh (average house price […]

It sits at the mouth of the River Ayr and has a history as old as the hills. Established as a Royal Burgh in 1205, Ayr is the largest town in South Ayrshire and home to a fabulous beach. Anyone fancy a dip? Well go right ahead. Ayr beach has been awarded a Seaside Award […]

It is home to the birthplace of golf – a historic course that attracts superstar players from around the world to some of the very best fairways around. But while St Andrew’s revels in adulation, just 20 miles away the post-war town of Glenrothes has had to shake off the insult of being named Scotland’s […]

s1homes introduces the last of six blog posts, to find out what it’s like to live in some of the best places across Scotland. If you do like to be beside the seaside – but need to be close to a city for work – the southern half of the Kingdom of Fife is well worth considering, sitting as […]

s1homes introduces the fifth of six blog posts, to find out what it’s like to live in some of the best places across Scotland. City living, village feel. That’s the deal if you opt to live in Inverness, capital of the Highlands. Quality of life is a phrase often cited when referring to life here. That’s because Inverness boasts […]

s1homes introduces the forth of six blog posts, to find out what it’s like to live in some of the best places across Scotland. As Aberdeen has grown, Bucksburn has become an integral part of the Granite City. It may sit just four miles from the city centre but this one-time market village was named after the stream that burbles […]

s1homes introduces the third of six blog posts, to find out what it’s like to live in some of the best places across Scotland. Once upon a time, Finnieston was the rather down-at-heel Glasgow neighbourhood you would pass through en route from the city centre to the more alluring West End. What a difference a decade makes! Today Finnieston is […]

s1homes introduces the second of six blog posts, to find out what it’s like to live in some of the best places across Scotland. So, you want to move to Dundee? Well you best be quick because this is a city that has been transformed over recent years and is continuing to blossom. Once known for the three Js […]

s1homes introduces the first of six blog posts, to find out what it’s like to live in some of the best places across Scotland. It’s hard to believe Stockbridge was once a small outlying village of Edinburgh – since the Nineteenth Century it’s been a recognised and much loved part of the capital. It can be found towards the […]