The Calders & Kirknewton
East Calder is an expanding village and is located close to commuter links to Edinburgh and Glasgow via the A71 and M8; a good bus service and a local train station at Kirknewton and Edinburgh airport is also within easy reach. The village has its own nursery and primary schools and there is a bus service to the high school at West Calder. There is a leisure centre and lots of local amenities, including health centre, community hall, church, library, post office, a Tesco local, 2 Co-op mini supermarkets, hairdressers, local pub and takeaways. Entrance to the Almondell and Calderwood country park provides fabulous walks.
Mid Calder is a popular village, ideally placed for the commuter. It has easy access to the A71 and Edinburgh bypass and the M8 and M9 motorway network. The closest railway links are at Kirknewton or Livingston South with Uphall Station and Livingston North stations a short drive away. Edinburgh Airport is 10 miles away. A regular bus service operates to Edinburgh and Livingston from the village. The local amenities include a church, a village shop, hairdressers, Post Office, a restaurant, takeaways, a community hall and public houses, as well as a play park. There is a highly acclaimed nursery and primary school and the catchment secondary school is at West Calder High. The adjacent village of East Calder provides a health centre, library and a sports complex. Livingston town centre is a short drive away which has a more extensive range of shopping and facilities.
Kirknewton is a semi-rural conservation village, ideally placed for the commuter. It is about 5 miles from the Edinburgh bypass and South Gyle and 3 miles from Livingston town centre. There is also easy access to the A71, M8 and M9 motorway network, with Edinburgh Airport about 7 miles away. The village benefits from a railway station, which provides trains to Glasgow and Edinburgh and a regular bus service operates to Livingston and Edinburgh. The local amenities include a village shop, a pharmacy, a takeaway and a local pub as well as a playground and park. The new community hall provides for the local community. Schooling is at Kirknewton nursery and primary school with a school bus service transporting secondary school pupils to the highly regarded Balerno High School on the outskirts of Edinburgh.
West Calder offers a good range of local shops to cater for everyday requirements; a Co-op supermarket, a post office, restaurants, takeaways, library, community hall with leisure centre and a new health centre with pharmacy. West Calder is also well placed for the commuter with road links via the A71 and M8 motorway network to Edinburgh and Glasgow both of which offer International Airports. There is a local train station at West Calder which operates regular services to both Edinburgh and Glasgow. There is an excellent bus service that also links West Calder with Edinburgh. Schooling is at the local nursery and primary school and a bus service operates to the West Calder High School.
Things to do in West Lothian
There are lots of things to do in West Lothian whether you like the shoppers’ heaven of The Centre and the Livingston Designer Outlet or the Indoor entertainment of The Vue Cinema complex, ten pin bowling and the bars and clubs. The outdoor lifestyle can be enjoyed with numerous country parks including Almondell, Beecraigs and Polkemmet. The Union Canal runs through West Lothian and there are many golf clubs including Deerpark Golf and Country Club, Dalmahoy Golf and Country club or the smaller golf courses including Harburn Golf Club and Bathgate Golf Club. There is a fantastic out door skate park and lots of great walks and cycle routes so you are never stuck for something to do.
Buying a new home
So if you are looking for a house for sale in any of these areas of West Lothian and whether you are a first time buyer or an experienced home mover you will find lots of property to buy from cheap properties such as bargain ones that need done up to fantastic executive family homes in the most salubrious of areas. There has been plenty of new build properties being built in West Lothian by the likes of Cala, Persimmon Homes, Barratt, Walker Homes, Charles Church, Taylor Wimpey, Bellway, Miller Homes and Stewart Milne Homes so the supply and variety of homes for sale is excellent.
There are many West Lothian estate agents but at RE/MAX Property Livingston we believe we provide a superior personal service to all our clients. So if you are looking to sell a property or buy a property in west Lothian re max estate agents are here to help. We are part of the RE/MAX Scotland network of over 30 offices and can access properties for sale not only in West Lothian but also in over 90 countries around the world.
Property For Sale in The Calders & Kirknewton
Offers in Excess of £345,000
*Delightful Detached 5 Bed Family Home* This spacious executive villa in Hillhouse Wynd, Kirknewton, EH27 8BU is located in an exclusive development, which is in a highly desirable family friendly (...)
Offers in Excess of £320,000
*Exquisite 5 Bed Detached Home with Double Integral Garage* Set in an exclusive development in the popular village of Kirknewton, this spacious villa in Hillhouse Wynd, Kirknewton, EH27 8BU is in (...)
Offers in Excess of £295,000
RE/MAX Property and Simon Thomas are delighted to bring to the market this substantial detached bungalow which enjoys a semi-rural position yet within close proximity to excellent amenities. Glen (...)
Offers in Excess of £200,000
*** CLOSING DATE - FRIDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2017 @ 1200HRS *** A Delightful Detached Family Home This fabulous property is located in a highly sought-after area of East Calder, West Lothian, EH53 0QR. (...)
Offers in the Region Of £170,000
An Extremely Spacious 3 Bed Apartment with Original Features This delightful Victorian upper villa is expansive and a must for your viewing list. Sharon Campbell and RE/MAX Property are pleased to (...)
Offers in the Region Of £150,000
*Modern Cottage with Delightful Garden* This wonderful 2 bedroomed mid-terraced cottage in Main Street, Kirknewton, EH27 8AH is brought to the market by Sharon Campbell and RE/MAX Property. Set in (...)
Offers in the Region Of £125,000
*** CLOSING DATE - FRIDAY 22ND SEPTEMBER 2017 @ 12:00 HRS *** Spacious 3 Bed End-Terraced Villa Sharon Campbell and RE/MAX Property bring this well presented 3 bedroomed end-of-terrace villa (...)
Ideal 2 Bedroomed Terraced Villa with Parking. **Now at £10000 below Home Report Value** Fantastic outlook from this wonderful home which is in need of some decoration. Set in a quiet (...)
Offers in Excess of £104,000
Remax Property are delighted to offer for sale this spacious 3 bedroom terraced house offering generous family accommodation in a highly sought after location. The property benefits from a south (...)
Offers in the Region Of £100,000
Spacious 2 Bedroomed Terraced Villa Sharon Campbell and RE/MAX Property bring this delightful 2 bedroomed terraced villa to the market in Redcraig Road, East Calder, West Lothian, EH53 0QX. (...)
Offers in Excess of £99,000
Simon Thomas and REMAX Property are delighted to bring to market this mid terrace, 2 bedroom villa in West Calder. This property would be ideal for first time buyers, young families or investors. (...)
Burnside Terrace Polbeth,
Offers in the Region Of £90,000
*Recently Upgraded and Spacious Two Bedroom Terraced Villa* Situated in Burnside Terrace, Polbeth, West Lothian. This not to be missed very attractive and recently upgraded villa offers (...)