Lanarkshire is a historic county in the south of Scotland. An important mining location during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, modern-day Lanarkshire is a county perfect for young families, retirees and young professionals alike, with something to see and do for everyone. With locations ranging from picturesque villages set in dramatic countryside to bustling towns and the vibrant city of Glasgow, Lanarkshire properties are perfect for those looking for a little peace and quiet as well as those who love a vibrant and busy lifestyle. The county contains two UNESCO world heritage sites, including an eighteenth century cotton mill and a remaining Roman wall marking part of the northernmost section of the Roman empire. The county contains country parks and estates perfect for budding historians to explore, fantastic local theatres and ice rinks, skate parks, water parks and all sorts of other fantastic activities for sporty types. Shoppers can enjoy farm shops providing locally-grown food throughout the county as well as a range of high-street and independent fare in towns such as Hamilton. The county contains excellent state-run and independent schools perfect for growing families. Young professionals, meanwhile, can live in the Lanarkshire city of Glasgow or enjoy a short commute to the city, full of fantastic shops, restaurants and things to see and do. Properties for sale in the area Lanarkshire range from chic apartments in Glasgow to terraces in the town of Hamilton perfect for growing families to sprawling rural homes and everything in between.