New Homes for sale at Greenlaw Mill, Penicuik
Greenlaw Mill enjoys a peaceful setting on the edge of the Midlothian town of Penicuik with views to the Pentland Hills.
Buyers here will enjoy the balance of great local and community amenities with the convenience of easy access to the Edinburgh City Bypass and Edinburgh city-centre, as well as the A701 for easy travel routes to the Scottish Borders.
Penicuik itself has a good mix of shops and local services. There’s a great local bus service operating across the area, and nearby Straiton Retail Park offers big-brand retailers and supermarkets.
The choice of primary and secondary schools makes Penicuik popular with families, and Beeslack Community High School also has facilities for community use which include a swimming pool, outdoor pitches, a games hall and dance studio.
Peebles Leisure Centre offers a range of sports and facilities that include a swimming pool, gym and creche. Ladywood Leisure Centre is home to a variety of community groups that cater for a range of interests from basketball to cheerleading, so there’s something to keep everyone busy.
There’s a thriving local community arts scene in Penicuik, which includes the annual ‘Penfest’ Arts Festival, and a community cinema regularly screens movies in the town hall, bringing Hollywood blockbusters to the Midlothian countryside!
For a fun-packed day out, Midlothian has lots to offer. The stunning scenery encourages outdoor activities such as walking, cycling and golf, and families will enjoy a visit to Vogrie Country Park or the nearby majestic Pentland Hills Regional Park. For the more adventurous, the Midlothian Snowsports Centre at Hillend is just a short drive from the development. Penicuik has a number of charming walking and cycling routes which are set in the heart of the Midlothian countryside. This includes a route along the former railway line that was used to keep the local paper mills supplied with coal to transport their paper, and which now it provides a popular cycle/footpath from Penicuik to Dalkeith.
Historians will love Penicuik House and estate, which is set in 500 hectares of beautiful parkland and offers a lovely way to appreciate the local history of the area, and its miles of tracks and walks are a haven of peace and tranquility.
It’s a great place to call home.