New Homes in Aberdeen
Found at the North Sea’s meeting point with the Dee and Don rivers, Aberdeen sits on the north east coast of Scotland. The country’s third largest city after Edinburgh and Glasgow, it takes around three hours to drive to the latter, approximately 150 miles away.
Around 120 miles from South Queensferry, places like Inverurie and Dyce - where you’ll find the city’s airport - are much closer. You’ve got the beautiful Cairngorms National Park nearby, home to Balmoral Castle, as well as an array of museums, amusement parks, and open spaces great for the whole family. So don’t wait around, and explore our developments near Aberdeen below.
A popular place to live over the years thanks to its status as Europe’s oil capital, there’s much more to Aberdeen than just this though. With a stunning setting on the striking north east coast of Scotland, you’ll also be struck by the value you can get with offers such as our Part Exchange scheme. We could act as your guaranteed buyer if you have a home to sell as part of your move when you take up this offer, saving you a lot of stress, time and money.
Things to see and do in Aberdeen
The rugged coastline provides the perfect backdrop for your life in Aberdeen, particularly if you love going for coastal walks or spending the day at the beach when the sun comes out. Hit the riverside trails through Donmouth Local Nature Reserve, relax by streams and ponds in Johnston Gardens and stroll among sculptures and through woodland on your way to the sports pitches at Hazlehead Park.
As well as the natural scenery, there are plenty of cultural attractions to explore in the city too. Aberdeen Art Gallery and the Maritime Museum are both free to enter, while Aberdeen Science Centre has a fascinating array of interactive exhibits. Perfect for a family day out, your kids will also love a trip to Codona’s Amusement Park.
When it’s time for your children to turn their attention to the classroom, there are plenty of strong options in the city centre. This includes the all-through independent, Robert Gordon’s College, and the state Hanover Street School close to the Esplanade. Cults Academy takes boys and girls aged 11 to 18 and is held in high regard by Education Scotland, while Skene Street’s Aberdeen Grammar School is another top central option.
Transport links in Aberdeen
Thanks to the local oil industry, Aberdeen is famous for having the busiest heliport anywhere in the world. There’s also a bustling international airport and a train station in the centre of town. If you have a car, the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) is part of the A90 and links the city with other areas of Aberdeenshire, as well as Dundee which is just over an hour’s drive south.
The Aberdeen property market
Aberdeen has a strong property market considering its relatively remote location on the Scottish coast, while there are some excellent properties in and around the city centre. This includes everything from smart apartments to beautiful modern homes in the desirable Countesswells area a few miles from the city centre and houses in quiet villages on the outskirts.
Buying a new home is the perfect way to bring modern comforts into your life, including the need for open-plan living. And thanks to offers like our Movemaker scheme, your new home in the Aberdeen area could be even more affordable than you thought.
Help to Buy Aberdeen
In Aberdeen you can take advantage of Help to Buy Scotland if you are a first time buyer. Take a look at the Help to Buy Scotland page to find out how the scheme works and how it can help you move.