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New homes in Helensburgh


Alder Gate

Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute

Prices to be confirmed

Alder Gate is a development of 3, 4 and 5-bedroom homes in the charming coastal town of Helensburgh, nestled on the north bank of the River Clyde. These attractive new homes will benefit from plentiful local amenities, shopping facilities, and nearby family attractions, as well as excellent transport connections and well-regarded schooling in the close surrounding area.

Development features

3, 4 and 5-bedroom homes

Range of nearby shops and services

Highly-regarded local schools

Close to historical landmarks and family attractions

Well-connected by the nearby train station

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Off Cardross Road, Helensburgh, G84 7LB

This development has not yet launched. Please direct all enquiries to our Scotland West divisional office during the following hours:

Sales office opening hours

Monday 9:00 - 17:00 

Tuesday 9:00 - 17:00

Wednesday 9:00 - 17:00

Thursday 9:00 - 17:00

Friday  9:00 - 17:00

Saturday closed  

Sunday closed 

Sales office contact

01436584439
scotland-sales@bellway.co.uk

Alder Gate is located just 1.5 miles south east of Helensburgh town centre.

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Local area

Location

Alder Gate is located just 1.5 miles south east of Helensburgh town centre, nestled on the north bank of the River Clyde.

The attractions of Glasgow city centre can be reached in around 45 minutes by car via the major M8 motorway, while the nearest train station can is just a 4-minute drive or a short bus journey from home.

The development is situated in the charming coastal town of Helensburgh, which falls within the boundaries of South Lanarkshire Council.

Leisure

The charming coastal town of Helensburgh promises a wealth of leisure opportunities to suit residents of any age, boasting stunning Victorian architecture, picturesque publics parks and enlightening historical attractions.

The popular Helensburgh Golf Club is just two miles from Alder Gate and promises a varied course to suit all abilities. This tranquil setting boasts spectacular views over the Clyde Estuary to the south, as well as Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park to the north.

Just a 10-minute walk from home, Hermitage Park presents over 11 acres of formal gardens, maintained bowling lawns and landscaped fields. This elegant park is also home to a fascinating historic mill, a war memorial and a commemorative statue of John Logie Baird, the inventor of the television and former resident of Helensburgh.

History enthusiasts will delight in a visit to the exquisite Hill House, a unique building designed by the esteem Charles and Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh, which tells the story of the Blackie family; inhabitants of the home for almost five decades. A little further afield, Balloch Castle and Country Park is Loch Lomond’s only country park, spanning 200 acres of walled gardens, nature trails and waterside walking routes. The park is also home to the impressive Balloch Castle, dating back to the 19th century.

Within a short walk of Alder Gate, residents will find the Scottish Submarine Centre, a museum and education venue which offers immersive presentations about the exploits of the submarine service and the people involved. Also within a six minute walk, The Oak Tree Gallery describes itself as a ‘An Art Craft and Holistic Hub’, providing popular art classes for both adults and children.

Shopping and dining

Residents of these new homes in Helensburgh will find an excellent range of retail opportunities, with the nearest supermarket just one mile from Alder Gate. Just a short drive from home, there are a number of high-street chains, independent stores, locally-run businesses and commercial services.

This charming coastal town presents a tempting array of eateries, with everything from pavement cafes and al fresco dining, through to traditional country pubs and exclusive dining venues.

Within a 5-minute drive of Alder Gate, residents will find an enviable restaurant circuit at the heart of Helensburgh, with venues such as Riverhill Courtyard - a stylish restaurant and bar – and the esteemed Cattle and Creel, a stunning Scottish steakhouse and seafood bar, perfectly positioned on the seafront.

Those who wish to take advantage of the area’s beautiful local produce, may enjoy a visit to Helensburgh’s weekend market, held on the second Saturday of each month, and just 1.5 miles from home. Here, residents will find an impressive display of fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, seafood and local cheese, as well as homewares, clothing and artisan gifts.

Transport

Good local road links and excellent public transport services provide connections to neighbouring areas of interest. The well-connected Helensburgh town centre is just 1.5 miles from Alder Gate, and can be reached within a 4-minute drive via Cardross Road (A814) and the A814.

The local A818 road is less than two miles from home and provides a route onto the A82 in around six miles. The attractions of cosmopolitan Glasgow city centre can be reached in around 45 minutes by car, via the major M8 motorway.

Alder Gate is served by Helensburgh Train Station, just 1.5 miles away, and benefits from a welcoming all-day café as well as bike storage facilities. The station has regular services to Edinburgh, which pass several major destinations on route.

Those requiring international travel will find Glasgow Airport just a 30-minute drive from Alder Gate.

Education

An ideal setting for family life, Alder Gate benefits from a number of well-regarded schools in the local area, covering primary through to higher education. 

Younger children will find four popular primary schools within a 5-minute drive, including Colgrain Primary School, St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, John Logie Baird Primary School and Hermitage Primary School.

Older students are catered for by the highly-rated Hermitage Academy - the largest secondary school in Argyll and Bute – at just a few minutes’ walk from Alder Gate.

Those pursuing further study may consider the multi-disciplinary University of Glasgow, which is located around 45-minutes away by car.

 

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Please note that while every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information provided, particulars regarding local amenities and their proximity should be considered as general guidance only. The identification of schools and other educational establishments is intended to illustrate the relationship to the development only and does not represent a guarantee of eligibility or admission. Journey times are representative of journeys made by car unless stated otherwise and may vary according to travel conditions and time of day. Sources: Good Maps, The AA, Transport for London and National Rail.