A LUXURY housing development in Newton Mearns has been named the best in Scotland.
The Westpoint Homes site at Barronsfield Grange, on the eastern edge of Newton Mearns and with prices ranging from almost £350,000 to £700,000, took the development of the year prize, supported by Scotland's Homes, at The Herald Property Awards for Scotland.
The event, in association with Wheatley Group, saw hundreds of figures from across the house building and development industry gather at the Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow last night.
Robertson Homes was a double winner as it picked up the best show home for properties under 1800sq ft, sponsored by Daw Signs, for its Azure Garden Room and also took home the property team of the year, sponsored by Space & Time Media.
CALA Homes (East) also picked up two awards with its upmarket offering at Hayfield Grange in the Aberdeen suburb of Cults securing the best luxury home for developers building more than 50 units, sponsored by ALNO Kitchens. The CALA development also shared the luxury showhome category for properties of more than 1800sq ft with the Barronsfield Grange site by Westpoint Homes.
Richmond Homes took the best family home, sponsored by S1 Homes, while Gladedale Capital's Meadow View at the Quartermile site in Edinburgh won best apartment in a category sponsored by Ross & Liddell.
Queen's Cross Housing Association took the best affordable apartment title for a flat at 54 Ancroft Street in Glasgow.
Crieff-based Corryard Developments was awarded the best renovation or conversion prize for its work on the Wester Deuglie Farm Steading in Perthshire.
McInnes Gardner Architects won the individual new build category for its House at Loch Awe.
The individual small development title was taken by Red Door Cottages for its work in Easter Borland, Stirlingshire.
The Athletes' Village for the 2014 Commonwealth Games by the City Legacy Consortium won the best regeneration project, sponsored by Turley Associates, coming in ahead of Cube Housing Association and Queen's Cross Housing Association.
Port of Leith Housing Association took the affordable housing development of the year for its site at Lindsay Road.
Andrew McFarlane, a partner at chartered surveyor DM Hall, was chairman of the judging panel and said each entry had gone through a "rigorous" process.
He said: "Every single property is visited by two judges then the entire panel sits down to discuss all the entries. We are convinced that it gives considerable credibility to those rewarded."
Peter Gillespie, advertising sales director at The Herald & Times Group, said: "Once again this year's awards have attracted an outstanding response."