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Leader, Keepers Gate at Ellismuir, Off Muirhead Road, Uddingston, Lanarkshire South, G71 7RE

5 bedroom detached house for sale

Property Details

Behind its gracefully imposing façade, the quality of this sumptuous home becomes increasingly impressive with each new room, from the superb square hall that creates such an unforgettable first impression to the imaginative dual-access en-suite facilities.

Living at Keepers Gate

Quality of life is about the details of everyday living. From the little things, like knowing the nearest place to pick up a pint of milk, to more important matters like finding the right school or having a health centre nearby, you need to know that the community you’re moving to will support you and your family, as well as being a pleasant place to live. So here’s some useful information about the area around Keepers Gate at Ellismuir.

Outdoor Activities

Keepers Gate at Ellismuir has an excellent selection of outdoor leisure amenities within easy reach. Approximately three miles to the north, Drumpelier Country Park includes five hundred acres of heath and woodland and two natural lochs with picnic sites, an adventure playground and facilities for boating and angling. To the east, the vast Strathclyde Country Park offers a watersports centre based on Strathclyde Loch, complementing mature woods and wetland habitats that are ideal for walking, cycling, horse-riding, sunbathing and bird-watching. Strathclyde Country Park also hosts major events, from exhibitions to regattas and country fairs, throughout the year. And, even closer, the 13th-century Bothwell Castle set in beautiful grounds overlooks the River Clyde.


Keepers Gate at Ellismuir is ideally located for access to the motorway network. The M73, M74 and M8 all pass close to the development, offering rapid travel in every direction. Glasgow, Edinburgh and the surrounding towns can also be reached easily by public transport, and the local train station at Baillieston is within walking distance of the development.

Sport & Leisure

There are several gyms and health clubs in the area around Keepers Gate at Ellismuir, including DW Sports Fitness Club which is only a short drive away at Glasgow Fort. There are also five golf clubs in easy reach, including the nine hole course at Calderbraes Golf Club, just a short walk away, and the excellent eighteen hole Sandyhills Golf Club, around one and a half miles to the east. Other leisure facilities serving Keepers Gate include Uddingston Library, which lends music CDs as well as books and has a number of computers for free public use.


In addition to the attractions of Glasgow city centre, which are easily accessible for days and evenings out, the many amenities in the immediate area include a Showcase cinema and Hollywood Bowl at the Barrbridge Leisure Centre. There is also a Beefeater restaurant and pub in Hamilton Road, virtually adjacent to the development, and Uddingston offers a further range of fine bars and restaurants, such as the Angels Hotel. The exciting adventure rides of M&D’s Theme Park in Strathclyde Country Park are also within easy reach.


The area offers a good range of both Roman Catholic schools and non-denominational schools. Our Sales Adviser on site will be able to provide you with contact details on request.

Health Care

The Baillieston Health Centre, around fifteen minutes’ walk from the development, offers a comprehensive range of GP services, specialist clinics, health visitors, counselling and a dental surgery. There is also a second doctors’ surgery in Bellshill Road, around two miles away.


There are excellent local shopping centres in nearby Baillieston and Uddingston, with convenience stores, newsagents, a post-office, pharmacists, and a wide choice of food and drink shops, including supermarkets. The major retail parks
in the area include the new Glasgow Fort Shopping Park, a little over a mile to the north of the development.

Recycling Facilities

There are recycling facilities for glass and plastic bottles, textiles, paper and household metal packaging in the car park of the Morrison’s supermarket on Ravenswood Road. Charity recycling bins for clothing, textiles and shoes in Tannochside Business Park, less than three miles away, raise funds for Diabetes Scotland, and a larger recycling site at Eastfield, on Cambuslang Road, accepts electrical and electronic equipment including televisions, cardboard, glass and metal household waste.

Directions : From Glasgow City Centre

Leave the city centre by London Road (A74), joining the M74 eastbound at Fullarton Road. Leave the M74 at junction 3a and take the first exit at the roundabout following signs for the A71, Tannochside and Uddingston. At the next roundabout take the first exit, signposted for Mount Vernon, then after around 80 yards turn right into Baillieston Road. Go through a roundabout and on to the T-junction. Turn left at the junction, then take the first right and carry on until the entrance to the development is indicated on the left.

From the M74 Northbound

Leave the M74 at junction 4, following signs for Uddingston and the A721 (do not enter the approach for the M73). At the first roundabout, take the third exit to pass over the M74. Carry straight on through the second roundabout, and at the third roundabout take the first exit, signposted for Mount Vernon. After around 80 yards turn right into Baillieston Road. Go through a roundabout and straight on to the T-junction. Turn left at the junction, then take the first right and carry and on until the entrance to the development is indicated on the left.

Sat Nav: G71 7UL

Opening-hours : Open Thursday to Monday 10am to 5pm

This house description is based upon information supplied by the owner, or on behalf of the owner. These property particulars are produced in good faith and do not constitute or form part of any contract. s1homes do not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information contained in this document.

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