West Lothian is quickly becoming a popular place for people to live. With an average property price of £234,000*, it is considerably cheaper than nearby areas such as Edinburgh and East Lothian. This alongside it’s abundant outdoor space, handy amenities and easy access to both Edinburgh and Glasgow make it a great place to consider buying a property.
Check out some of the best places to live in West Lothian below.
Livingston is the largest town in West Lothian and offers a wide range of amenities and properties for potential home buyers.
The village of Livingston retains much of its charm, with independent shops and restaurants. However, wider Livingston offers modern amenities such as the Livingston Designer Outlet, cinemas, adventure golf and other major shopping centres.
If it’s outdoor space you are looking for, Livingston has many options including parks, walks and even a skatepark!
Property prices in Livingston
Average selling price: £177,776
Median days to Under Offer: 14 days
Average percentage of Home Report valuation attained: 103.2%*
Situated at the foot of the scenic Bathgate Hills, Bathgate mixes beautiful countryside views with modern local pubs, restaurants and shops.
Property types in Bathgate vary from old stone cottages to new build flats and houses.
As well as plenty of local shops, it also has a local sports centre, golf course and even a nightclub for those looking to dance the night away.
Property prices in Bathgate
Average selling price: £162,594
Median days to Under Offer: 15
Average percentage of Home Report valuation attained: 103.3%*
Broxburn offers lots of beautiful scenery for those looking for outdoor space. With easy access to the Union Canal, Admondell and Calderwood Country Park and closeby to Uphall golf course.
Broxburn is also often popular due to its close proximity to the M8, making for easy access to Edinburgh.
Property prices in Broxburn
Average selling price: £233,384
Median days to Under Offer: 13
Average percentage of Home Report valuation attained: 105.4%*
A village with lots of charm, West Calder offers a great balance between amenities and rural living.
Surrounded by countryside, the village is great for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. It does however have plenty of local amenities, such as restaurants, cafes and a local nursery.
Property prices in West Calder
Average selling price: £183,389
Median days to Under Offer: 14
Average percentage of Home Report valuation attained: 110.2%*
*Property data supplied by ESPC covering residential property sales between February 2021 and February 2022.
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