Located on the renowned 'Avenues' in Pollokshields, our Retirement Living development features 30 stylish one bedroom and 26 two bedroom apartments within an affluent, leafy suburb in one of Glasgow's most exclusive addresses. The development benefits from being close to local amenities and transport links, including the shops and cafes on Nithsdale Road, Maxwell Park, and Maxwell Park train station.
Purposely designed so you can enjoy your retirement in style, the luxury apartments are decorated in an elegant, contemporary fashion, and will boast fully fitted kitchens with Neff appliances as well as energy efficient heating, raised height electrical sockets and double glazed windows. Shower rooms will feature a heated towel rail and illuminated mirror for a stylish finish. Selected apartments will also offer large balconies for enjoying the outdoors.
For extra peace of mind, the development is complete with a 24 hour emergency call system, camera entry facility and fire detection equipment. There is lift access to all floors for convenience, whilst a dedicated House Manager is present during office hours should you require assistance. Fantastic communal facilities include a homeowners' lounge for socialising with friends or neighbours, special guest accommodation should family or friends want to stay, and beautiful landscaped gardens so you can enjoy the outdoors.
- Ideally located in one of Glasgow's most exclusive addresses
- A stone's throw away from the beautiful Maxwell Park
- Dedicated House Manager to run the development day-to-day
- Private parking available via the permit scheme
- Excellent transport links with nearby train station giving you easy access to surrounding areas
- A range of amenities close by including cafes, restaurants and a Morrisons supermarket
- Available to buy now
- Car parking
- Guest suite
- 24/7 call system
- Camera entry system
- House Manager
- Landscaped gardens
- Pets allowed
- Communal lounge
- Fire detection
- Intruder alarm
See for yourself what Merchants Gate has to offer with virtual tours of our one bedroom apartment, two bedroom apartment and Communal areas. To get the best experience click the full screen icon with the four arrows below in the bottom left menu bar.
Interactive Site Plan
Our interactive site plan allows you to easily find available retirement properties. Click the tabs to view each floor. You'll see that one-bedroom homes are in yellow and two-bedroom homes are in purple. When you click on a property, you'll find out whether it is available for sale, rent or shared ownership, as well as pricing. Click on 'view property' to find out more. Retirement homes shown in red are already reserved, sold or rented out, but may be available on our Resales website.
Great Homes for Sale
The properties at this development are freehold
- Electricity, heating and lighting (communal areas)
- Water and sewage (communal areas and apartments)
- Maintenance of building and gardens
- Building insurance
- Development staff
- Future maintenance fund
- Professional fees
- Emergency call system
- Income to guest suites and sundry income
What's not included?
- Electricity, heating and lighting (apartments)
- Home and contents insurance
- Council Tax
- Phone / broadband
- TV licence / TV service
* Reviewed annually
Is it more expensive to live in one of your apartments than my current home?
Many of our homeowners are pleased to find that the service charges for their apartment tend to work out at less than what they were paying in like-for-like costs at their previous property.
Energy bills often turn out to be lower thanks to the modern construction methods we use at all our developments. Your new apartment is also likely to be a more manageable size and so cheaper to run.
When Customers discuss the purchase of a McCarthy Stone apartment with us, they receive a service charge leaflet and our Sales Executive sits down with them to help them fill in the costs, review what is covered in the management services and compare them to day-to-day running costs in their current home. Our Sales Executive ensures that they have a detailed knowledge of ongoing costs before a sale is completed
How long from putting down a deposit do I have to purchase the apartment?
Usually this can take between 12 to 16 weeks. We understand that some customers may have a time period that will more suitable for them and we aim to be as flexible as we can.
We have an expert resales team for people selling our retirement properties, with an extensive database of customers waiting to move in. This helps us to sell faster and at a better price than traditional estate agents. On average the McCarthy Stone Resales team achieve a net price increase on the retirement properties they sell. For example, for properties bought new in the last three years and since resold, the net increase averages 6%. View resale retirement homes.
Living at Merchants Gate
"I took advantage of the McCarthy Stone Smooth Move service, so I had help with hanging pictures, putting up mirrors and shelves, and any DIY that was required. I’m very pleased to say that everything was completed to my satisfaction."
Living in Glasgow
A desirable address in the Southside of Glasgow, the suburb of Pollokshields enjoys Victorian charm thanks to its distinctive architecture, whilst offering a wide variety of locally-owned shops, caf?s and restaurants.
Boasting an enviable location in Pollokshields, our development will be situated on the edge of Maxwell Park, a well-maintained green space with plenty of trees and a small pond. There are a variety of local amenities conveniently closeby, including a Morrisons supermarket 0.4 miles away and a Sainsbury's Local 0.6 miles away.
Pollokshields also enjoys a strong sense of community spirit and plenty of local attractions, including the famous Pollokshields Burgh Hall, designed by H. E. Clifford in the late 19th century, located at the edge of Maxwell Park. What's more, Pollok Country Park, home to Lochinch Playing Fields, Pollok Golf Course, Pollok House and Garden and the Burrell Collection museum, is just half a mile away from the development.
Glasgow city centre can be easily reached from our development, where you'll have the opportunity to discover the many attractions of this vibrant and cosmopolitan city, including the renowned Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Botanic Gardens and Glasgow Green to name a few. Pollokshields' strong transport links include a reliable and regular bus service, as well as three train stations, the closest being Maxwell Park Station, just 500ft from your front door. From here, Glasgow Central Station is only a 10 minute train journey away.
- Conveniently situated close to these local amenities:
- Bus stop
- Titwood Lawn Tennis Club
- Pollok House
You are never far from some green space at Merchants Gate. The development is just 0.1 miles from Maxwell Park, a peaceful spot with ornamental gardens and a beautiful fountain. Also, Pollok Country Park is 0.5 miles away. Here you’ll find a grand Edwardian house and grounds.
Plus, Kilmarnock Road and its many shops, cafés and banks is only 0.7 miles away from the development.
Getting to Location
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The Team at Merchants Gate
Offers Too Good To Miss
Nobody expects moving home to be easy, but we’re here to help you every step of the way; from the moment you make a reservation, through to the day you move in. Our Smooth Move service ensures everything goes like clockwork, which includes helping with the cost*.
To find our more please call 0800 201 4811.
Part Exchange for a fast and hassle-free sale
With Part Exchange, we can act as a cash buyer for your home. There’s no estate agent fees, no viewings and no chains. Just a guaranteed sale at a great price - so you could be enjoying the McCarthy Stone lifestyle sooner.
To find out more please call 0800 201 4811.