The landmark development is situated in the suburb of Jackton, west of East Kilbride, where you’ll find a growing community surrounded by rolling hills of the Scottish countryside.
Jackton Green is set to become a part of South Lanarkshire Council’s extensive East Kilbride Growth Community Plan to bring 2,500 further homes to the bustling area, along with a brand-new primary school, five play areas, green space and a small selection of retail outlets.
However, this thriving area is already served by plenty of amenities. East Kilbride, which is less than five miles from Jackton Green is South Lanarkshire’s main shopping hub and is home to the largest shopping mall in Scotland, EK Mall. Here you will find more than 180 shops and restaurants to choose from, alongside a multi-screen cinema, ice rink and a selection of gyms. There’s also Lidl, Aldi and Morrisons supermarkets close to the development.
For exploring locally, you will find plenty of delicious eateries, independent stores and parks in the quaint village of Eaglesham, which is just a five-minute drive from Jackton.
Living at Jackton Green, you’ll be surrounded by beautiful green spaces to explore. Langlands Moss Nature Reserve is just five miles from the development and is perfect for a weekend walk with the family, while Calderglen Country Park is under 15 minutes away - this children’s haven boasts a zoo, tropical glasshouse, gardens, adventure parks and nature trails. Plus, Torrance House Golf Course is at home at Calderglen with 18-holes and a clubhouse situated in a 15th-century tower house.
South of Jackton, you will find Whitelee Windfarm, the UK’s largest onshore windfarm. Run by Scottish Power Renewables, Whitlee Windfarm is home to 215 turbines, creating enough electricity to power just under 350,000 homes. With 130km of walking trails, it’s a great place for a day out with the whole family.
The surrounding area offers a great selection of schools. Both Crosshouse Primary School and Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School sit close by to Jackton Green. While Duncanrig Secondary School and St Andrews & St Brides High School, which are both between two and four miles from the development, have been named two of the top performing schools in South Lanarkshire.
Jackton Green is in an ideal location for those craving rural sanctuary with essential amenities close by. East Kilbride town centre can be reached in a 10-minute drive, whilst a 10-minute drive further west down the nearby A726 offers easy access to the M77, where you can reach Glasgow in the north and Kilmarnock in the south.
For those looking to travel to eastern Scotland, you can reach the M8 motorway within 30 minutes to head towards Edinburgh.
The development is also located near to Hairmyres train station – you can get here in under 10 minutes The station offers easy access to East Kilbride town centre in less than five minutes and Glasgow Central train station in around 30 minutes. East Kilbride bus station is also located in the town centre with travel available through local towns, as well as further afield to Ayr and Glasgow city centre.