West Kilbride

Your beautiful new home in the pretty coastal town of West Kilbride in North Ayrshire is known for its stunning views across the Firth of Clyde to the dramatic mountains of the Isle of Arran. The seafront is dominated by miles of long sandy beaches at Seamill and rocky outcrops – one with the small harbour of Portencross. 

West Kilbride has a whole host of pubs, restaurants, and cafes, on the main street, by the waterside and in the small surrounding villages. Whatever you’re looking for, there are delicious options to suit every taste and budget. And if you’d like to venture from your beautiful new home to the city, Glasgow is under 40 miles away.

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Living in West Kilbride

Schools and health close by

The town is well served by the Primary School, that is within walking distance of your new home. For secondary school pupils there’s the Largs Academy to the north or St Matthews Academy in nearby Irvine. If you need healthcare facilities, there is a medical centre, a dental practice, and a chemist. The nearest hospital is in Irvine 13 miles away.

Shopping local

There is a great range of shops, including independent retailers, high street stores and supermarkets. Take a walk from your new home to Main Street for shops and cafes, a Post Office, a chemist, a butcher and an artisan bakery. If you’d like a larger range of shops or shopping complexes head to nearby Ayr or Irvine.

Perfect views as you travel

Your new house in North Ayrshire really does have the best of all worlds – the crisp fresh air of the coast, the panoramic views of the islands and easy commutes for work. In fact, it takes just 45 minutes to get to Glasgow by train and Ayr takes just 20 minutes. Alternatively, drive along the A737 via Johnstone through the gorgeous Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park to Glasgow in under an hour. There are also a range of fast passenger ferries that connects nearby port of Ardrossan with the Scottish Islands.

New build houses  in West Kilbride

Persimmon Homes has a fabulous selection of new 2-bed, 3-bed and 4-bed houses now available in North Ayrshire including Irvine and Saltcoats. To find out more about our available properties in your area, see our list of Persimmon developments below…