16 Dec 2019

Ultimate buyers guide to Glasgow West End

Ultimate buyers guide to Glasgow West End

Where should you live in Glasgow West End?

Below we've given a quick overview of each area, including average selling prices from Rightmove, to help you decide where to call home.


Average selling price: £172,732

Anniesland offers the best value for money in Glasgow West End with an average selling price of £172,732. 

The area is sought-after for both professionals and students, thanks to the friendly neighbourhood with a wide range of properties on offer, the excellent transport links to the city centre and beyond, and a number of highly-regarded schools.

You can also find lively bars and restaurants on Crow Road and Great Western Road, meaning you don't need to travel into the city centre for a night out.


Average selling price: £191,349

Finnieston has undergone a transformation in recent years and is now dubbed one of the "hippest places to live" in the UK by the likes of The Times.

On top of exciting bars, top-class restaurants and numerous cultural attractions, it's very well connected with Kelvingrove Park, BBC, STV, Hydro and SEC on its doorstep, and a local train station that makes Glasgow Central in 4 minutes.

Most of the properties available for sale are flats but there's an array of styles to choose from, whether you're looking for a Victorian tenements on a leafy street or a contemporary apartment overlooking the River Clyde.


Average selling price: £199,827

Partick offers an eclectic neighbourhood with a mix of students studying at Glasgow University renting, born-and-bred residents and young professionals.

The area is well served by public transport with plenty of buses to hop on along Dumbarton Road, a subway station at Kelvinhall as well as Partick Train Station.

Offering a selection of property styles from traditional red sandstone tenements to new developments, Partick has something to suit everyone.


Average selling price: £201,889

From cosy apartments to large detached houses, Broomhill has it all - and properties in the area are always in high demand.

Residents can take advantage of the wide range of coffee shops, eateries and pubs found along Crow Road and Broomhill Drive, perhaps after a visit to one of the several local gyms and health clubs on offer.

As well as a number of bus links and subway stations close by, motorists can get to the heart of the city with ease via Dumbarton Road.


Average selling price: £206,683

Thornwood is a small yet densely populated area dominated by four-storey tenements.

The area is extremely convenient with a number of local amenities on its doorstep, including Crow Road Retail Park which boasts a Marks and Spencer Food Hall, Sainsbury Supermarket, Boots the Chemist and a MacDonalds restaurant.

The city centre is also within easy reach with Partick train and subway station no more than a 10-minute walk away.


Average selling price: £237,730

Boasting leafy riverside walks and impressive architecture, Kelvinbridge is arguably one of the prettiest and most historic neighbourhoods in the city.

Independent pubs, cafes and eateries line the streets, alongside interesting shops to occupy your weekends. 

Properties within Kelvinbridge has always been popular among buyers, thanks to its mix of converted Victorian townhouses and striking new developments. 


Average selling price: £299,402

Dowanhill is one of the most sought-after areas within the west end. 

The area is especially ideal for commuters as there are three subway stations nearby - Partick, Kelvinhall and Hillhead - meaning the city centre is only minutes away.

Buyers are certainly spoilt for choice property-wise with the choice of stunning Victorian and Edwardian homes occupying bustling streets as well as tranquil cul-de-sacs.


Average selling price £302,401

Renowned for its high-achieving schools, Jordanhill is a popular choice among families.

And with a great selection of detached and semi-detached houses, it caters to buyers of all ages.

There are a number of parks to relax in at weekends, namely Victoria Park, one of the largest green spaces in Glasgow.


Average selling price: £311,171

Ideally placed for access to the University of Glasgow, Botanic Gardens and the Western Baths Club, Hillhead attracts all kinds of buyers. 

Homes in the area were mostly built during the Georgian era and are often admired for imposing period features, such as large windows and decorative cornices.

Hillhead is also home to Ashton Lane, Glasgow's 'hidden gem' noted for its quaint cobbled streets bustling with high-class boutiques and lively bars and restaurants.


Average selling price: £313,056

Hyndland is renowned for its buzzing nightlife and beautiful homes, appealing to students, professionals and families who want to live at the heart of the thriving community.

There's a place to celebrate every occasion, from the local theatre to cosy brunch spots.

And if there's nothing local that takes your fancy, the city centre is easily accessed via the local train station or number 44 bus.

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