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Located on the eastern front of Glasgow, with easy access to the city and beyond,Keepers Gate offers a central locale where there is no shortage of activities.
Nestled between two of Scotland’s largest road arteries, the M8 and the M74, Keepers Gate is built on the site of the former Glasgow Zoo.
Just a stone’s throw from the border of North Lanarkshire and South Lanarkshire the development benefits from a plethora of sports facilities and leisure activities literally on the doorstep.
The Time Capsule in Coatbridge offers fun in the water park with fantastic family friendly flumes and a wave pool, a chance to learn ice skating with skate hire for adults and children, or work those muscles in the centre’s fitness sessions.
If the outdoors is more appealing, Strathclyde Country Park boasts beautiful walks around the grounds, or for those seeking the thrill of the water, the park was home to the Commonwealth Rowing Championships at last year’s Games.
Nearby Drumpellier County Park offers picnic spots along its two lochs and guided ranger walks for those looking to learn more about the park and its rich abundance of flora and fauna.
For those with a love of birdies, bogies and eagles, there are over six excellent golf courses in the immediate vicinity to choose from. In fact Keepers Gate is adjacent to Calderbraes Golf course, Glasgow’s best 9 hole golf course that welcomes non-members to its pay and play course.
If it’s doing something to wile away a rainy day, shopaholics can spend their time at Glasgow Fort or the Buchanan Galleries, while the children watch the latest film release or go bowling at the Showcase complex.
Alongside all the activities and things to do, the area also benefits from support from the Broomhouse Community Council, an active and dynamic group of local people working tirelessly to ensure that their local area is continually improving for all its residents.
For many, location is key. Whether you are bringing up a small family, or planning to do, then there’s lots to take into consideration before making a move. Is it in a nice neighbourhood? Does it have a good community spirit? Can you travel easily to and from home? Is it well enough connected to make the daily commute doable? All these and more are on offer at Keepers Gate.
Success in new house building is often gauged by how many times the properties come back up for sale and the people move on. At Keepers Gate, we’ve found that once buyers get into their dream home they don’t want to move anywhere else.
Image by Carol Motherwell licenced via Creative Commons.