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Persimmon is excited to be part of Heartlands, a new development project on the outskirts of Whitburn, a small town nestled in the Almond Valley in West Lothian. Offering two, three, four and five bedroom homes, the situation is perfect if you need to travel regularly to Glasgow or Edinburgh.
When it’s finished, the Heartlands development will be a thriving community made up of new homes, businesses and sports facilities. Situated at Junction 4a off the M8, it’s ideally located halfway between Glasgow and Edinburgh – ideal if you need to commute. The nearest major towns are Livingston, with its impressive designer outlet and various retail parks, and historic Bathgate, boasting a selection of fantastic shops, eateries and country parks.
Families with children will be pleased to know a new primary school will be part of the overall development plan for the future of Persimmon @ Heartlands - this is in addition to the primary and secondary schools within Whitburn. West Lothian College in Livingston offers further education opportunities and Edinburgh and Glasgow have a selection of top class universities.
Whitburn has a range of local shops for all your day-to-day necessities but for more choice Livingston, just a 20-minute drive from Heartlands, offers a range of high street brands and a supermarkets. It’s also home to the Livingstone Designer Outlet – Scotland’s largest designer outlet. And with Edinburgh and Glasgow easily accessible, you’ll be spoilt for shopping options.
Heartlands will appeal to you if you enjoy an active lifestyle as Xcite Bathgate, with its impressive range of activities and facilities, is just over 5 miles away. The River Almond also meanders close to the development, with the 68-hectare Polkemmet Country Park boasting a golf course, driving range, bowling green, children’s play area, woodland and riverside walks, picnic areas and Scottish Owl Centre – all set in glorious countryside. Part of the ongoing Heartlands’ development will include two new PGA-designed championship golf courses.
With its attractive surroundings, excellent facilities, convenient transport links and range of beautifully-designed homes, Persimmon @ Heartlands could be an ideal place for you and your family to call home.
Arrange an appointment to hear all the latest news on this much-anitciapted development.
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Don't delay; reserve now and take advantage of our home of the week offer using the Government-assisted Help to Buy (Scotland) scheme. If you have a 5% deposit, you could be eligible for an interest free equity loan of up to 15%, taking your mortgage borrowing down to 80%.
This may be just the help you need to move up the property ladder.
* Price is available subject to status, terms and conditions apply.
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Making your next move is easy. This home is available on our Part Exchange scheme.
If you are eligible we will buy your house which means:
You can also stay in your current home until your new home is ready to move into which means less stress all round.
Part Exchange not for you? Ask us about other schemes and offers which may be available on this home.
*Subject to contract and a satisfactory RICS survey.
20% of this development has now been sold. Make an appointment today to come and speak with our sales advisors and visit our Thurso show home.
The Scottish Government has announced an extension to the Help to Buy (Scotland) scheme to cover the needs of over 60s who need to move but can’t afford to.
So if you’re over 60 and can demonstrate a ‘housing need to move’, then this could be the perfect scheme for you. There’s a set of criteria you’ll need to be aware of:
You’ll need to demonstrate a housing need to move which should include at least one of the following:
For further information contact your nearest Persimmon development in Scotland or visit the updated Scottish Government Help to Buy website.
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If you would like to know more about Whitburn, please call 01506 353 376 and we will be happy to tell you more.
A new primary school will be part of the overall development plan for the future of Heartlands, this is in addition to the primary and secondary schools within Whitburn. West Lothian College in Livingston offers further education opportunities.
The nearest train station is Armdale. It has park and ride facilities and offers regular services to the cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow. The Airdrie-Bathgate line has been upgraded linking Edinburgh to Glasgow. There is also a regular bus service running to Livingston and Edinburgh.
For road links, the M8 and M9 are both nearby, as well as the Forth Road Bridge and Edinburgh’s bypass. Edinburgh Airport is within easy reach with its wide choice of national and international destinations.
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The prices shown are correct at the time of being published but are subject to change without prior notice, please contact our Marketing Suite for accurate price information.
Site layouts are intended for illustrative purposes only, and may be subject to change, for example, in response to market demand, ground conditions or technical and planning reasons. Trees, planting and public open space shown are indicative, actual numbers and positions may vary. Site plans does not form any part of a warranty or contract. Further information is available from a site sales advisor.
The dimensions shown are approximate and the precise measurements may vary.
For full details on the Help to Buy Scheme please see the Government's most recent document.
Every effort has been taken to ensure the information provided here is accurate however, particulars regarding local amenities and their distances are for general guidance only. Where schools and other educational facilities are mentioned they are intended to highlight their distance from the development and don’t represent a guarantee of admission or eligibility. Travel times and distances assume journeys are made by car. Times are likely to vary according to travel conditions and time of day.
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