Uddingston and Bothwell are much sought after affluent villages situated in Scotland’s central belt with close links to several motorways. Highly regarded for their schooling and vibrant main streets.
The property market is notorious for high demand and short supply. Properties in these popular areas tend to sell particularly quickly regardless of the market, whether it be a one bedroom flat or detached family home.
Uddingston is probably most famous for Tunnock’s bakery, producers of the world famous Caramel Wafer and Teacake. Your Move McLaughlin can be found in the heart of the village next door to the popular Tunnock’s Tearoom.
Jonathan Cameron, valuation manager says: "Uddingston and Bothwell have a great community spirit and have all the amenities to cater for a wide variety of residents." Uddingston is perfect for commuting to Glasgow and Edinburgh with the train station just a short walk from the Main Street.
Your Move McLaughlin is situated in the heart of the village and has a wide range of properties for sale ranging from studio flats to luxury detached villas.
The rental market is very buoyant with rent starting at £350 pcm for a 1 bedroom flat and rising to £1500 pcm for a detached villa, with demand almost always outweighing supply!
Uddingston and Bothwell are highly regarded for their traditional Main Streets which cater for every day shopping needs, with a selection of popular High Street shops, smaller independent boutiques, supermarkets and a fantastic selection of popular restaurants, bistros and pubs.
Local amenities and attractions include a bowling green, a number of children's play areas and picturesque Bothwell Castle, which is the largest stone built castle in Scotland. The castle is a hot spot for families and dog walkers as it sits on the on the edge of the River Clyde walkway and Bothwell Castle Golf Club, which is recognised as one of the premier golf clubs in central Scotland. Uddingston is home to the Uddingston Cricket & Sports Club and has easy access to a number of cinema complexes.
The Hamilton mausoleum, Hamilton Racecourse, 17th century museum, retail parks and Strathclyde and Chatelherault Country Parks are also very close by. The village of Bothwell has an annual community Scarecrow Festival to promote community spirit between the residents and local businesses.
The town festival, held in August, has become very popular and the Main Street is filled with imaginative scarecrows. Many local businesses make their own scarecrows as do the local children who’s gardens are also filled with scarecrows at this time of year. Your Move McLaughlin are proud main sponsors for this event which benefits the Yorkhill Children’s Foundation.
The winning combination of outdoor sports and leisure activities, great local schooling and transport links make Uddingston and Bothwell very desirable places to live.
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