Millerhill development at Shawfair, Midlothian offers dream homes for first time buyers

Showhomes opening this summer to showcase attractive two-bedroom apartments and three-bedroom homes. 

All featured properties below qualify for the Help to Buy (Scotland) scheme.

Attractive rural setting combined with excellent road and rail transport links to Edinburgh, the Borders and city bypass.

Family housebuilder Mactaggart & Mickel Homes are highlighting a trio of properties ideal for first-time buyers at their flagship Millerhill development at Shawfair, off Old Craighall Road in Midlothian.

Millerhill has been designed with plenty of open green space and features an attractive village square at its heart, offering country living on the city’s doorstep within a relaxed and safe environment.

The 138-home Mactaggart & Mickel Homes development nestles within the new Shawfair community – the largest urban expansion programme to date for Edinburgh and Midlothian.  This entirely new area has its own railway station which connects passengers to the city in just 15 minutes and is surrounded by eight miles of cycle paths and community woodlands.

A range of properties is now available for reservation, including:

-      The Uist:  a two-bedroom ground floor apartment, with a spacious living and dining area and a separate kitchen. From £142,495

-      The Raasay:  a two-bedroom ground floor apartment with an airy, open-plan living/dining/kitchen area and with all rooms located off a central hall.  From £147,495.  

-      The Lismore:  a three-bedroommid-terraced home set over two floors with a spacious kitchen and breakfast area, downstairs cloakroom and a French door from the living room to the rear garden.  From £184,995. 

Showhomes for The Raasay and Lismore open this summer. 

All featured properties qualify for the Government-backed Help to Buy (Scotland) scheme which allows buyers to own a home with only a five per cent deposit.  The homes also boast luxury fittings including soft close kitchen units, Laufen wall hung WC and basins, Hansgrohe taps and Porcelanosa tiling. 

Joanne Casey, Director of Mactaggart & Mickel Homes, said: “Our Millerhill development really does have something for everyone – stunning homes in a beautiful rural setting with fast and easy access to the city centre.”  

Initial reservations have been brisk and, with Help to Buy funding available on many properties, it’s the perfect start for first time buyers.” 

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