Carluke Property Guide

The​ ​rural​ ​town​ ​of​ ​Carluke​ ​lies​ ​in​ ​the​ ​heart​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Lanarkshire​ ​countryside​ ​in​ ​South Lanarkshire​ ​on​ ​the​ ​A721.​ ​The​ ​town​ ​of​ ​Lanark​ ​is​ ​4.7​ ​miles​ ​northwest​ ​and​ ​the​ ​town​ ​of​ ​Wishaw is​ ​4.2​ ​miles​ ​southeast,​ ​which​ ​is​ ​the​ ​location​ ​of​ ​nearest​ ​hospital​ ​Wishaw​ ​General,​ ​which opened​ ​in​ ​2001.​ ​It​ ​has​ ​an​ ​approximate​ ​population​ ​of​ ​13,500.

Carluke​ ​sits​ ​on​ ​high​ ​​ ​overlooking​ ​the​ ​River​ ​Clyde​ ​and​ ​the​ ​Clyde​ ​Valley​ ​which​ ​is​ ​renowned​ ​for its​ ​fruit​ ​growing​ ​and​ ​garden​ ​centres. It​ ​has​ ​a​ ​direct​ ​train​ ​link​ ​with​ ​Glasgow​ ​from​ ​its​ ​own​ ​station​ ​which​ ​has​ ​recently​ ​had​ ​an​ ​addition of​ ​an​ ​extensive​ ​park​ ​and​ ​ride​ ​car​ ​park,​ ​making​ ​this​ ​an​ ​attractive​ ​commuter​ ​town.

Housebuilding​ ​has​ ​seen​ ​a​ ​large​ ​increase​ ​recently​ ​due​ ​to​ ​the​ ​demand​ ​for​ ​property​ ​in​ ​the area.

Carluke​ ​has​ ​five​ ​primary​ ​schools​ ​all​ ​of​ ​which​ ​have​ ​been​ ​rebuilt​ ​or​ ​refurbished​ ​and​ ​its​ ​own new​ ​secondary​ ​school,​ ​it​ ​is​ ​also​ ​home​ ​the​ ​state​ ​funded​ ​special​ ​school​ ​Victoria​ ​Park.​ ​A​ ​new Health​ ​Centre​ ​was​ ​recently​ ​built​ ​in​ ​the​ ​centre​ ​of​ ​the​ ​town.

Next​ ​to​ ​the​ ​secondary​ ​school​ ​is​ ​the​ ​John​ ​Cumming​ ​Stadium,​ ​facilities​ ​include​ ​a​ ​400​ ​metre​ ​all weather​ ​athletics​ ​track​ ​and​ ​a​ ​11​ ​a-side​ ​synthetic​ ​football​ ​pitch.​ ​Situated​ ​on​ ​the​ ​same​ ​site​ ​is the​ ​Leisure​ ​Centre​ ​incorporating​ ​a​ ​gym,​ ​swimming​ ​pool,​ ​health​ ​suite,​ ​crèche​ ​and​ ​coffee shop.

Carluke​ ​has​ ​two​ ​lawn​ ​bowls​ ​clubs​ ​and​ ​its​ ​own​ ​golf​ ​club,​ ​it​ ​also​ ​offers​ ​a​ ​selection​ ​of​ ​pubs, restaurants,​ ​shops​ ​and​ ​supermarkets.​ ​In​ ​the​ ​month​ ​of​ ​June​ ​Carluke​ ​hosts​ ​its​ ​own​ ​Gala​ ​Day involving​ ​the​ ​crowning​ ​of​ ​a​ ​Gala​ ​Queen,​ ​fancy​ ​dress,​ ​and​ ​fun​ ​and​ ​games​ ​for​ ​the​ ​children​ ​in the​ ​area.

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