Arbroath – A Great Place to Live

by Administrator 27. February 2015 16:38

From sweeping coastal scenery to excellent commuting links, the bustling seaside town of Arbroath has everything you could want from your dream new home. The fantastic range of amenities and leisure activities available in this highly sought after community, makes it the ideal location for growing families, young couples and retirees.

If you’re considering taking the first step towards finding your future home in this historic town, check out Stewart Milne Homes’ guide to Arbroath.

Stunning Coastal Location

There’s nothing like the fresh sea breeze to rejuvenate you after a long week in the office. In Arbroath you’re never far away from the sea, this picturesque town in Tayside is perfectly situated on one of the most scenic coastlines, with red sandstone cliffs stretching up the coast. What could be better than taking an invigorating walk along the town’s attractive harbour when you return home from work or, spending a sunny weekend relaxing on the nearby sandy beach.

The Arbroath Cliffs Nature Trail is an excellent way to explore the surrounding area and if you’re lucky, you might even see one of the area’s native puffins. We recommend picking up a free guide to this unmissable trail at the Local Information Centre, which guides you around 20 of the best views along the route.

If you can pull yourself away from the shore, head inland to explore the rolling countryside that surrounds this pretty town. Nature enthusiasts will love discovering the variety of flora and fauna nearby.

Huge Range of Amenities

The fantastic range of amenities is one of Arbroath’s biggest draws. Within this bustling town you’ll find a local library, a post office, dry cleaners, a pharmacy, dentist and a health centre. The town is also well catered for by a variety of local shops, as well as several supermarkets. In the town centre, you’ll find a great selection of restaurants and boutique cafés that are perfect for catching up with friends or simply unwinding as you watch the world go by.

Famous Local Delicacies

Arbroath is well-known for being a key fishing centre; simply take a stroll along the town’s active harbour in the morning to see the fishermen set off to find the catch of the day.

It’s no surprise that the area is renowned for its fresh seafood that can be sampled in the many unique, family-run restaurants which line the harbour. In particular, this town is best known for its world famous Arbroath Smokie. This delicacy is made from line-caught haddock that’s smoke cured over smouldering oak chips in one of the local smokehouses. Look out for MM Spink’s fish merchant to discover why the famous chief and food writer Rick Stein described their Arbroath Smokies as "a world-class delicacy".

Live a Life of Leisure

Leisure is at the heart of Arbroath; everyone from young children to retirees can find something to suit their tastes in and around this diverse town.

Outdoors enthusiasts in particular will find a whole host of activities to keep them entertained. There’s an abundance of scenic walks and popular cycle tracks in the surrounding area, as well as relaxing golf courses where you can unwind with a round or two in front of a dramatic coastal backdrop. And the town’s coastal location makes it ideal for trying your hand at water sports, fishing or sailing.

Culture and history lovers will be in their element checking out the performances at the local theatre or exploring the ruins of Arbroath Abby and the Tower Museum in their free time.

Commuters Paradise

Arbroath’s excellent transport links to popular cities in the wider area makes it the perfect rural retreat for commuters, who want to take advantage of all the career opportunities and entertainment options that only a city can offer.

Arbroath has easy access Dundee, Perth and Aberdeen due to the town’s close proximity to the popular A92 which links the town to the north and south, as well as superb rail links.

Education for Growing Families

If you’re part of a growing family, you’ll be delighted to hear that your new home in Arbroath is well catered for by several local nurseries and primary schools. Once your children graduate up to secondary education, Arbroath Academy offers a great comprehensive education.

Stunning New Homes

Why delay when you can find your dream new home in Tayside with Stewart Milne Homes. Our award-winning team of designers understand what’s important to your family, that’s why our stunning collection of new homes in Monarch’s Rise have been created with you in mind.

We understand the importance of being able to adapt your home to suit your lifestyle, that’s why your home contains flexible, well-planned living spaces that can be easily transformed to suit your needs. Once you have moved into your new home, you can enjoy a stylish, high specification kitchen as well as intelligent storage solutions that allow you to make the most of your space.

Your new home in Monarch’s Rise also comes with a comprehensive range of warranties as well as the National House Building Council’s 10 Year Buildmark Warranty so you can enjoy the peace of mind your family deserves.


View our stunning range of new homes in Monarch’s Rise to start the journey to your dream home near Arbroath today.


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