As Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is a popular choice for people of all ages looking to move house.

In this blog, we have listed our top reasons why you should make the move to Glasgow, - which was ranked as the only Scottish city in the top 100 cities in the world to live by - and how you can make this a reality with a variety of homes for sale in Glasgow and exciting incentives on offer.

What to do in Glasgow

Glasgow is a great place to buy a new home if you are fond of enjoying all the city has to offer, including some of the country’s best restaurants, shopping experiences and interesting history and culture.

Immerse yourself in the city’s culture with The Riverside Museum or Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Glasgow’s Botanic Gardens in the West End is also not to be missed, ideal for families looking for a day out in Glasgow.

For those who enjoy hitting the shops, Glasgow has a range of local independent retailers as well as high street names and there is more than one Glasgow shopping centre. The city offers Buchanan Galleries and St Enoch Centre whilst you can travel further afield to Glasgow Fort or Silverburn Shopping Centre for all your shopping needs.


Discover the best of the theatre

If it’s entertainment for the whole family you are looking for, then Glasgow is the place to be. The city is the perfect place for music lovers with the iconic Barrowland Ballroom showcasing the best acts from not only Scotland, but all over the world. 

You can also catch a show at one of the city’s bustling theatres, including The Kings Theatre, The Pavilion, The Citizens Theatre and the Theatre Royal. There really is something for everyone, from plays for the little ones, to Shakespeare and the biggest West End shows paying the city a visit.


Best restaurants in Glasgow

Food enthusiasts will love Glasgow as it’s home to some of Scotland’s best restaurants whether you’re looking for fine dining like Michelin star restaurant Cail Bruich in the West End or you’re looking for somewhere to celebrate with family or friends like Ox and Finch in Finnieston, which is only a short walk from our Prince’s Quay development.

Finnieston is also home to some of the trendiest bars in the city from popular gin bar, The Finnieston to Kelvingrove Café, which has a superb cocktail menu.

The West End of Glasgow also has an array of much loved bars with the likes of Hillhead Book Club, not to mention impressive restaurants such as Ubiquitous Chip, Paesano Pizza and Crabshakk – there’s something for every foodie.


Best walks in Glasgow

With more than 90 protected parks and greenspaces to enjoy, Glasgow – translates to ‘dear green place’ in Gaelic. From Glasgow’s largest park, Pollock Park, to Mugdock Country Park or Rouken Glen, there are plenty of green spaces to enjoy a walk with the family or a leisurely stroll with the dog.

The best walks near Glasgow include Campsie Glen in East Dunbartonshire, more than 10 miles of walks at Chatelherault Country Park and Balloch Castle Country Park.

For those looking for the best hikes in Glasgow, why not try visiting Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Dumgoyne Hill, Ben Lomond or for one of Scotland’s best hiking trails, The West Highland Way.

Homes for sale in Glasgow

If you are thinking about buying a new build home in the city, our Prince's Quay development at Media City offers unique city living a stone's throw from Finnieston. Homebuyers have the opportunity to enjoy brand new homes with outdoor space and parking, plus the city centre is within easy reach.

At Prince's Quay, you can have the city lifestyle you've longed for with the benefit of features not often found in city apartments - including allocated parking, secure video entry and lift access to upper levels.

A range of homestyles remain available at the development there is something to suit everyone whether it’s a new build townhouse or apartment, homebuyers will benefit from their own private parking and outdoor space, as well as access to Victoria Park, the city centre, West End and the trendy Southside.

Across the city in the coveted West End lies our Jordanhill Park development set in acres of its own lush parklands. 

Discover West End living with a difference, with something for everyone. From stunning apartments with private balconies, to our three-bedroom homes set across three-levels, and historic apartments in the iconic, Category B-listed David Stow building.

Our city centre housing developments are completely bespoke and unique to their surroundings and offer something different, but both developments celebrate all that is great about the city and make all that is on offer easily accessible.

Cala’s stunning homes for sale in Glasgow also include a range incentives for purchasers to choose from to help homebuyers, including; Mortgage Pay, LBTT costs covered and Part Exchange.

In addition to this, selected homes are also completed with stylish flooring, lighting and blinds packages, so all that’s left to do is move in!

So, if you are on the search for homes for sale in Glasgow, our new build developments at Prince’s Quay and Jordanhill Park could be the answer.

Find out more about our homes for sale in Glasgow.


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