Home Report Millport
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 Millport 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 Millport, and the wider North Ayrshire 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 Millport
Millport is a small seaside resort and the only town on the island of Great Cumbrae in the Firth of Clyde not far off the mainland of Scotland. It is in the council area of North Ayrshire and has a population of about 1300 residents. This can swell during the summer however when the tourist season is at its peak. The town is about 4 miles south of the ferry terminal that links the island to the Scottish mainland by way of Largs. Due to its small size, the island and its town are often linked in the minds of visitors and residents and Great Cumbrae is often referred to as Millport.
Despite it being situated on an island off the mainland and evoking a remote feeling, Millport is only one hour's travel from major transport hubs. It is accessible by public transport via the train at Largs, with a ferry journey then of only seven minutes. A bus also meets each ferry. So, transport couldn’t be smoother.
The town itself curves around a hilly bay on the south coast of Cumbrae. The sandy bay is lined by a pretty seafront promenade, perfect for nice seaside strolls. Tourism is an important aspect of the local economy and Millport is seen as a popular seaside destination for people throughout Ayrshire and the wider Glasgow area in particular.
The town has a wealth of things to see and do for locals and visitors alike – more than one may initially think – which is a direct result of its geological location and tourism focus. With its two beaches, people of all levels and ages can try swimming, canoeing, sailing, and more. There are plenty of places to eat out, bike hire shops and plenty of other local businesses and grocery stores. Plus, the ferry services ensure facilities in Largs if needed are never too far away. Also worth noting is the cathedral, the smallest in Britain, named the Cathedral of the Isles, completed in 1851 by William Butterfield, one of the leading Gothic Revival architects of the day.
In terms of local education, Cumbrae Primary School is the local and only primary school on the island. Pupils of secondary age typically go to Largs Academy.
As of June 2022, the average price for a residential property in Millport stood at £127,211. Though different property types in Millport have had different average selling prices over the last 12 months: £292,125 for detached properties, £163,225 for semi-detached, £105,167 for terraced, and £129,655 for flats. The Victorian era was a period of rapid growth, both in terms of population, governance, amenities and property. To the west and east of the old harbour, many fine Victorian and Edwardian villas were built, along with new tenements. Many of these used rocks mined from nearby. These large houses still form the backbone of the housing stock.
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 Millport and wider North Ayrshire area property market that nobody else can.
If you’re looking for a home report in Millport, you’ll find our Shepherds office located in Saltcoats at 31 Hamilton Street, Saltcoats, KA21 5DT. This office covers Ardrossan, Auchentiber, Beith, Benslie, Burnhouse, Dalry, Dreghorn, Drybridge, Fairlie, Glengarnock, Irvine, Kilbirnie, Kilwinning, Largs, Saltcoats, Seamill, Skelmorlie, Springside, Stevenston, West Kilbride, Isle of Arran - Blackwaterfoot, Brodick, Catacol, Corrie, Corriecravie, Dippen, Kildonan, Lagg, Lamlash, Lochranza, Pirnmill, Sannox, Shannochie, Shiskine, Sliddery, Whiting Bay, and the Isle of Cumbrae – Millport, equating to postcode areas KA11, KA12, KA13, KA14, KA15, KA20, KA21, KA22, KA23, KA24, KA25, KA27, KA28, KA29, KA30, PA12 and PA17. 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.
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