New build: Grab your coastal retreat

New build: Grab your coastal retreat
Housetypes at Priory Meadows have been designed with flexible living in mind

Desirable new homes in North Berwick are among this week's pick of new properties

LUXURY property development offering picture postcard seaside living is celebrating its exceptional success, having sold a staggering 53 homes in less than 22 months.

Launched in September 2014, CALA Homes’ Priory Meadow development, situated in the sought after area of North Berwick, quickly became the hotspot for those seeking a luxury coastal lifestyle and is a triumph in property development, securing an outstanding £25m in total sales.

The development has sold a variety of four and five bedroom detached family homes as well as three bedroom terraced houses from the developer’s popular Signature range. Now, house hunters looking for luxury new build properties in the East Lothian area are being encouraged to register their interest for the newly-launched Law Gardens – CALA’s latest hotspot at the foot of the breath-taking North Berwick Law, offering buyers a beautiful backdrop as well as all that this popular, affluent coastal town has to offer.

Stala Thomson, Sales Manager with CALA Homes (East), is thrilled at the overall success of Priory Meadow, and equally so that its third North Berwick development, nearby Law Gardens, which looks set to follow in its footsteps.

She said: "The interest at Priory Meadow has been relentless. The fact that it sold out in less than 22 months is a testament to the quality properties that CALA Homes is committed to building."

"Almost immediately after launch, it was clear buyers saw the development as a coastal hotspot and it has continued to be seen as such. Priory Meadow also has great access to a multitude of amenities – making it ideal for families, elderly couples and professionals alike.

"I would urge anyone keen to register their interest at our new Law Gardens development as soon as possible, as our North Berwick developments have proven extremely popular so far."

Law Gardens will offer a wide selection of three, four and five bedroom terraced, semi-detached and detached family homes which have been carefully designed with flexible living in mind, maximising on light, space and storage.

The first release of spacious homes at the development consists of four and five bedroom homes starting from £420,000, and CALA’s hassle free up to 100 per cent Part Exchange service is also available.

Situated off Haddington Road, the development has access to good local schooling and the town’s many amenities including excellent eateries, pubs, shops and leisure facilities. It also has plenty to offer outdoor adventurers with its award winning beaches and first class golf courses.

Call 01324 442 605 or visit to find out more and register interest.

A brand new start

TAYLOR Wimpey West Scotland has released the latest phase at its Raven’s Cliff development – part of Scotland’s first new town in over 50 years on the site of the former Ravenscraig steelworks near Motherwell.

Raven’s Cliff will have 98 new homes with a choice of two, three and four bedroom homes and prices currently start from £129,500.

It is part of a multi-million pound regeneration programme that will see shops, schools, parks, leisure facilities and improved transport links delivered alongside a range of new homes.

Ravenscraig itself is located within the heart of North Lanarkshire with both Motherwell and Wishaw nearby. New leisure facilities are already open at the Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility and for the outdoor enthusiast, the 400 hectares of Strathclyde Country Park are in easy reach.

The M8 and M74 motorways are within minutes of Ravenscraig, plus local train stations at both Motherwell and Carfin offer regular services into Glasgow.

Audrey Ross, Sales and Marketing Director for Taylor Wimpey West Scotland adds: "Raven’s Cliff ticks so many boxes and our range of new homes ensures there’s a style to satisfy the needs of many customers regardless of where they are on the property ladder.

Visit the sales centre off Raven’s Cliff Road, Ravenscraig, near Motherwell, Thursday to Monday from 11.00am-5.30pm, or call 01698 537 167. Alternatively visit

It is a Keeper

KEEPERS Gate at Ellismuir, an extension of the previous development on the ground of the former Glasgow Zoo, has sold 50 per cent of the homes, since launching in March.

Reactions to the Douglas show home, styled by Eileen Kesson, has been positive.

With a bold and sparkly theme trending in Glasgow at the moment, the palate introduces pewter, bronze and copper.

The centrepiece is the stunning kitchen which comes complete with ample storage and a utility room.

Upstairs the master bedroom boasts a separate dressing room and en-suite.

Louise Caldwell, Scotland West Sales Director at Miller Homes, said: "The interior design has been well received and our customers love it.

"The show home, coupled with a highly sought after location, gives buyers an inspiring sense of style and design as they look to buy their next new home."

Nestled between two of Scotland’s largest road arteries, the M8 and the M74, Keepers Gate at Ellismuir is ideally located on the eastern outskirts of Glasgow. Prices start from £253,000.

For more information, go to or call 0808 250 6371.

Popular out east

THE second phase of homes at Allanwater Homes popular Carnock Road development in Dunfermline continues to sell well, with first time buyers and those moving up from flats or from rented accommodation keen to secure one of the current release of Morven two bedroom terraced villas (from £133,995).

"The Morven is a deceptively spacious housetype, which offers the buyer a separate lounge, lovely dining kitchen and downstairs WC. Upstairs there are two bedrooms and a main bathroom," said Margaret Jack, Allanwater Homes Sales Manager. "It’s proving very popular as it also has an affordable price point. We are still offering the Government Assisted Help To Buy Scotland scheme too."

Carnock Road offers a wide choice of housetypes for all market sectors. Larger four and five bedroom styles are available too, such as the stylish Cuillin and the top of the range, five bedroom detached Torridon villa. All homes contain a quality fitted kitchen with integrated appliances. The Sales Office is open Thursday to Monday, 11am – 5.30pm, call on 01383 739711 or 07860 954077.

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