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House Removals Dumbarton
Located on the banks of the River Clyde, the town of Dumbarton is west of Glasgow and home to Dumbarton Castle. To the west of the town lies the popular Overtoun Estate. The beautiful mansion dates back to 1859, and is set in a variety of landscapes. The grounds are comprised of wooded glens, exotic gardens, and gorges rolling into parkland. The estate can be enjoyed by all, and provides spectacular views of the surrounding Kilpatrick Hills.
The Britannia Movers office is just 20 minutes from Dumbarton, in Glasgow. Therefore, we are perfectly located to help you with your move to or from Dumbarton, and we also a have a variety of storage solutions available should you require them.
Moving to Dumbarton
Dumbarton, with an overall average price of £127,823 is more expensive than nearby Bellsmyre (£110,072), Silverton (£110,072) and Dalmoak (£89,486).
5-bed detached family properties are available for under £500,000. There are also a variety of stunning period and character homes. Flats are available for prices as low as £30,000. However, for flats located in nice converted buildings, look at adding £20,000 to this sum. Terraced properties range from £60,000 to £160,000 depending on the quality of the building and location. Well-presented 3-bed family semis have asking prices in the bracket of £130,000 to £190,000.
Attractions in Dumbarton
Looking out across the River Clyde, you can see Dumbarton Castle sitting majestically on a plug of volcanic basalt knows as Dumbarton Rock. Dumbarton Castle was the centre of the ancient Kingdom of Strathclyde, supposedly visited by Merlin. It was later sacked by Vikings. It became a cornerstone of medieval royal power and latterly served as a military base and prison. You can explore its many fortifications with the Dumbarton Castle interactive family trail.
Another one for history buffs, Dumbarton is home to the Scottish Maritime Museum. There is also another site in Irvine, with both holding an important and nationally recognised collection of maritime history, encompassing a variety of historic ships, artefacts, shipbuilding machinery, machine tools, and fascinating personal items.
Other popular attractions include Gailston Garden. The garden was developed 200 years ago, and is a great Sunday after location for families. There is a playground, café, and many areas to sprawl for a picnic, for those who like the outdoors.
Dumbarton Transport Links
Dumbarton has two train stations, Dumbarton East and Dumbarton Central. Trains run directly from both stations to Glasgow Queen street, with journey times taking just under or over half an hour depending on the service. There is one direct service to Edinburgh from each station per hour, with a journey time of 1 hour 32 mins approximately.
A commute via car to Glasgow only takes 30 minutes in good traffic. However, even outside of rush hour times, the traffic is often less than desirable and public transport is a better option. As well as the train services, there are also a number of bus services running across Dumbarton and Greater Glasgow.
Removal Services in Dumbarton
If you are looking for removal services in Dumbarton, Britannia Movers of Glasgow is the first choice for customers across Dumbartonshire, covering towns such as Argyll and Bute, Helensburgh, Clydebank to East Kilbride, Glasgow, Hamilton and Stirling.
Storage Services in Dumbarton
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