Based on the advertised rental prices for properties to rent by Your Move Coatbridge in the last 12 months from today's date.
Why move to Coatbridge?
During the 19th century, Coatbridge became a major centre for mining and the production of iron and steel with the town becoming known as 'the industrial heartland of Scotland'. Summerlee The Museum of Scottish Industrial Life lies on the site of the former Summerlee Ironworks and includes an electric tramway, underground mine and working machinery, providing an insight into the town's former industrial life.
Attractions and transport
Other attractions include the Time Capsule leisure centre, which includes a water park and ice rink, and Drumpellier Country Park. The park contains two natural lochs, one of which is a registered Site of Special Scientific Interest, as well as extensive woodlands, a visitor centre and butterfly house. Two 18-hole Golf courses Drumpellier Golf Club, in is an undulating course running through Picturesque Parkland. The Coatbridge railway bridges, the former Cattle Market Building, St Mary's Church and Coatbridge Library are all B-listed buildings. Coatbridge is also the site of a famous 10 day long St Patrick's Day Festival.
The town has a host of eateries as well as a variety of local and high street shops. The town is well served by a variety of railway lines which cover six railway stations. Coatbridge is easily accessible from Edinburgh, Stirling and Glasgow by road. Regular bus services connect the town to the surrounding area, including East Kilbride and Hamilton.
Properties and local market
Coatbridge and Airdrie have properties that are diverse and have something to offer for everyone, ranging from homes for first-time buyers to those with growing families looking to move to bigger properties. Also catered for are those looking to downsize or for retirement homes. Your Move McLaughlin has properties for sale close to the town centre and surrounding outlying areas such as Drumpellier, Blairhill, Carnbroe, Gartsherrie and further afield.
Two-bedroom properties range from £80,000 to £150,000 with larger three to five-bedroom homes range from £200,000 to £500,000.
The rental market in Coatbridge and the surrounding areas has remained extremely buoyant. Family homes with three bedrooms or more prove the most popular with rents achieving between £700-£1200 per month. Also popular for couples and professionals are 1- and 2-bedroom flats ranging from £500-£800