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whatisitlike Mon 11-Jul-16 09:15:39


Looking for some experiences/info about living in Bridge of Weir.

On the verge of putting in an offer on a house then realised I don't know the area at all. Seems nice but help!


Euphemia Tue 12-Jul-16 20:23:33

It's lovely. I used to live in Houston - we tried to buy in BoW but were outbid!

Really nice village feel, good primary school, catchment area for Gryffe High School in Houston, which gets a good reputation.

Where are you moving from?

user1468321775 Tue 12-Jul-16 21:22:44

BoW is our goal village! Hubby was raised there and we will literally do everything in our power to bring our kids up there too. It's a perfect little sized village, everything you need. Be warned though that there's planning applications in for a big retail park at the start of the village - might be worth checking out before offering

whatisitlike Thu 14-Jul-16 21:09:09

Thanks both. We are moving from Glasgow so not too far. Don't know it well but have spent a few weekends in that direction getting a feel for it.

I saw the community councils info on the retail park so may affect traffic etc but the house we are looking at is quite far up the hill

Euphemia Thu 14-Jul-16 22:50:09

Oooh, Up The Hill Bridge of Weir - that's proper posh! wink

whatisitlike Mon 18-Jul-16 22:00:46

There are some gorgeous houses! While the one we are looking at is nice it unfortunately isn't posh or huge and gorgeous like some of them.

HMF1 Sun 24-Jul-16 22:07:05

I grew up in Bridge of Weir & my parents still live there. It's a good place to live, schools are good, transport links are good there is a reasonable selection of shops, if it's important to you the GP practice gets a good reputation & it is still a proper community not just a dormitory.Didn't know about the retail development, which part of the village is it planned for.

AnnaF83 Wed 03-Aug-16 19:34:33

Hey ladies, we're also considering buying there. Can anyone advise on good nurseries in the area? Was thinking BOW primary nursery but see there are a few private nurseries too nearby. Any recommendations?

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