Living in the West End you will enjoy a City Centre lifestyle with easy access to all areas of town. Family life is easy here as there are many impressive schools and local amenities. Along with this, there are a choice of restaurants, bars and coffee shops that are all to a very high standard - perfect to suit everyones needs.
What to expect
The West End is within easy commuting distance to Westhill, Dyce and the City Centre. There are many restaurants and bars with a great reputation throughout the area. There is also easy access to Garthdee from Anderson Drive where you will find large supermarkets, gyms and plenty of shops. The West End is a popular area to live as there are so many facilities on your doorstep or within a short commute.
What not to expect
The demand to live in the West End has driven prices up so finding a bargain isn't always possible. Families are generally drawn to the area to be in the catchment areas for schools - so don't expect to be woken up at 2am from a house party (fingers crossed anyway!)
You'll fall in love with
The buildings are generally built from granite, with high ceilings which is hard not to fall in love with. The easy access to the shops, theatre and Union Street is a pleasant walk on a sunny day. Surrounding areas have lovely parks also with beautiful gardens.
Great places to go
Eat: Malmaison, The Chester, The Dutch Mill, Dizzy's, Prego, Cafe Cognito
Drink: The Albyn, No.10
There is a bus service into the City Centre as well as Westhill, Kingswells and Dyce.
The Gordon Highlanders Museum is definitely worth a visit!