Garshake Gardens is just yards from the A82, offering fast access to Glasgow, the central belt and the western Highlands. Kingston Bridge is around 20 minutes away by car, and trains from Dumbarton Central, approximately ten minutes walk from the development, reach Glasgow Queen Street in around 25 minutes. Frequent bus services between Glasgow and Balloch stop close to the development.
Celebrated for its famous Rock and ancient castle, Dumbarton has a powerful sense of history and community, with attractions ranging from the unique Denny Ship Tank museum to a lively, popular Civic Theatre that hosts both professional touring shows and amateur productions. The town’s superb 18-hole golf course, less than a mile from Garshake Gardens, is adjacent to the BBC set where the popular River City series is filmed. Glasgow is also within reach for days and evenings out.
Local shops include a number of convenience stores, one of them just beside Garshake Gardens, and Silverton Post Office is ten minutes walk away. The compact, lively town centre includes a comprehensive spectrum of shops and services. Traditional streets lined with independent local retailers, hairdressers, cafés and pubs are complemented by four supermarkets and a covered mall. Braehead Primary, St Patrick’s Primary, Dumbarton Academy and the superb new Our Lady and St Patrick’s High School are all within around ten minutes walk of the development, and there is a choice of medical practices and dental surgeries in the town centre.