Home Report Blantyre
Home reports are required by law in Scotland when it comes to selling a residential property. They are there to give buyers a solid reckoning of all the important details offering peace of mind for the buyer and the seller alike. With home reports, a Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) regulated surveyor with a deep knowledge of the local area and a nearby office is essential criteria to provide a thorough and rigorous survey. If you’re selling in the Rutherglen area, then Shepherds Chartered Surveyors satisfies all criteria to deliver a comprehensive and trusted home report.
Shepherd Chartered Surveyors are the largest provider of home reports in Scotland. We are represented on all major lender’s panels and our knowledge of the market in Rutherglen, and wider South Lanarkshire council area is second to none. With many years of experience surveying locations across Scotland and a vast network of offices, we can guarantee an exceedingly high quality of service. You can be sure of speaking to an experienced Royal Institution regulated Chartered Surveyor who can provide you with a quote ahead of any commitment.
Buying in Blantyre
Blantyre is a town in South Lanarkshire with a population of roughly 17,000 people. It’s approximately eight miles from Glasgow City Centre and borders other South Lanarkshire towns of Cambuslang, Uddingston, Bothwell, Hamilton and East Kilbride.
Blantyre was the birthplace of David Livingstone, the 19th-century explorer and missionary, and because of Livingstone’s work, the second-largest city in Malawi is named after the town. While part of the modern town, High Blantyre is still referred to specifically and is found to the east and south of Burnbrae Road. It is thought to be the area of earliest settlement, with a Bronze Age village nearby.
Blantyre previously had a large mining community clustered around several pits which still exist as distinct communities within the town. Today the town is primarily a commuter town for residents working in the nearby towns and Glasgow City Centre. It has good transport links, through its own railway station on the Argyle Line, running to Glasgow Central Station, South Lanarkshire, and West Dunbartonshire. Regular buses run through the town, and not far are connections to the M74 motorway and East Kilbride Expressway.
In terms of local amenities, Blantyre has a local leisure centre with pool and gym, and the Clydeview Shopping Centre with a large Asda supermarket. Residents are close enough to benefit from amenities in the larger towns of Cambuslang and Hamilton too and indeed wider area. The David Livingston Centre is in Blantyre and is a museum dedicated to the life and work of the explorer and missionary himself. It was developed in Shuttle Row, the birthplace of Livingston, containing a series of category A listed buildings and tenements, and historic grounds. Redlees Park offers a place to walk, run and dog walk nearby. An Anti-aircraft battery during World War 2, and an associated camp for military personnel was built here on the open land off the Blantyre Farm Road. The camp was used as emergency accommodation after the conflict, but the huts were later demolished. However, some of the AA battery buildings survived into the 21st century and were incorporated into Redlees Urban Park.
In terms of local schooling, Blantyre has five primary schools: St. Blane’s, St. Joseph’s, High Blantyre, David Livingston Memorial, and Auchinraith Primary, and two secondary schools: Calderside Academy, and John Ogilvie High School.
The average price for property in Blantyre stood at £156,957 in January 2023. Though different property types in Blantyre have had different average selling prices over the last 12 months: £242,950 for detached properties, £167,311 for semi-detached, £125,923 for terraced, and £103,408 for flats. Modern three to four-bedroom developments from Avant Homes are currently in development at Greenhall Village in High Blantyre. Likewise, there are Miller, Persimmon, and Taylor Wimpey developments in nearby Newton and Cambuslang presently.
Why Use Shepherds
Shepherd Chartered Surveyors are the largest provider of home reports in Scotland, with origins dating back to the 18th century. Fully regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, we can offer in-depth knowledge of the Blantyre property market that nobody else can.
If you’re looking for a home report in Blantyre or other South Lanarkshire localities, you’ll find the nearby Shepherds branch located in East Kilbride at Suite 7, Jacobean House, Glebe Street, G74 4LY. We cover all properties across this area from Auldhouse, Blantyre, Burnside, Busby, Caldermill, Calderwood, Cambuslang, Carmunnock, Cathkin, Chapelton, Clarkston, Drumclog, Drumsagard Village, Dungavel, Eaglesham, East Kilbride, Fernhill, Flemington, Greenhills, Hairmyres, High Blantyre, Kirkhill, Lindsayfield, Nerston, Newton, Peel Park, Priory Bridge, Rutherglen, St. Leonards, Sandford, Spittal, Stewartfield, Strathaven, The Murray, Thorntonhall, Waterfoot, Westburn, and Westwood, equating to postcode areas G72, G73, G74, G75, G76, ML10. We are available at our office to give you a quote at any time. Nobody can offer the same level of local market knowledge as Shepherd, our wealth of experience, proven industry expertise and vast network of offices stand testament to that.
- Suite 7, Jacobean House, Glebe Street, East Kilbride, G74 4LY
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- Tel: 01355 248535
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