Home Report Larkhall
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 Larkhall 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 Larkhall, 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 Larkhall
Larkhall, South Lanarkshire is a town home to some 14,900 residents roughly 3 miles to the south-east of Hamilton and 14 miles to the south-east of Glasgow. Larkhall sits on the edge of the scenic Clyde valley, on high ground between the River Clyde to the East and the Avon Water to the West. Larkhall is a typical former industrial town. The industries were mining, weaving and textile area, but most of Larkhall’s traditional industries have now closed, including the Lanarkshire iron and steelworks.
Today, Larkhall is primarily a commuter town for Greater Glasgow. As such, transport links are well developed with the M74 passing nearby enabling travel to Glasgow within 20 minutes or further connections to Edinburgh within 50 minutes. Transport links were boosted still with the opening of a new dedicated train station in 2005, which is on the Argyle line allowing for travel to Glasgow Central Station. Merryton railway station serves the northern end of town and is also on the Argyle Line. Larkhall also has regular bus services to Hamilton, Lanark, Motherwell, Stonehouse, Strathaven and Wishaw and Glasgow.
In terms of amenities, the town has a typical selection of high street and local independent shops and services. There are also a nice few restaurants, cafes and pubs to choose from. Also to be found in the town is the Larkhall Circuit, an outdoor karting facility. Larkhall benefits from its position in the Clyde Valley by having numerous woodlands, river walking and wildlife opportunities practically on its doorstep like in the wooded gorge of Morgan Glen. The Clyde Valley Tourist Route isn’t far and offers plenty to do and see along the way from garden centres, tea rooms, country walks, parks and pony trekking. One of the town’s most notable landmarks is the Morgan Glen viaduct which rises over the Avon Water. At 170 ft is the tallest viaduct in Scotland.
In terms of local schooling, the primary schools in Larkhall are Machanhill Primary School, Dalserf Primary School, Glengowan Primary School, Hareleeshill Primary School, Craigbank Primary School, Netherburn Primary School and Robert Smillie Memorial Primary School. There is also a Catholic primary school, St Mary’s. The town’s sole secondary school is Larkhall Academy.
As of February 2021, the average price for property in Larkhall stood at £139,946. This is a rise of 1.61% in the last three months (since November 2020) and a very good rise of 9.32% since November 2019. There are new modern homes under construction in developments by Persimmon and Lovell Homes.
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 an in-depth knowledge of the Larkhall property market that nobody else can.
If you’re looking for a home report in Larkhall or other or wider South Lanarkshire localities, you’ll find our Shepherds office located in Hamilton at 32 Campbell Street, ML3 6AS. We cover all residential properties in ML3, G71 and ML9 equating to areas Ashgill, Bothwell, Burnbank, Hamilton, Larkhall, Netherburn, Quarter, Stonehouse, Uddingston and Viewpark. The team are ready to handle any and all enquiries when selling in or around the area. 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.
Hamilton Office Details
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- Friday: 8.45am to 5pm
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