Life at Strathclyde House

With beautiful coastal views and tranquil setting, Strathclyde House is a well established retirement facility for people over 50 years of age who are Christians or those who want to live in a Christian environment. 

At Strathclyde House we provide you with a secure, relaxed lifestyle in a hassle-free environment where you can really enjoy your independence.   

Residents can enjoy a great social programme at Strathclyde House organised by the social committee including bus trips, film nights and other events.  Frequent bus services from outside your door means you can maintain your independence.  You can make your retirement as busy or as quiet as you like!

A monthly charge covers maintenance of 'common ‘areas including beautiful landscaped gardens and a waterfall.  With a shared lounge area with free Wi-Fi and gardens for socialising, you can enjoy life with your new friends or check up on your emails while having a coffee in the tea room.

When you have friends or relatives over, there are convenient guest suites on site available for them to enjoy a longer stay.


Our Apartments

We have 56 apartments at Strathclyde House which have been designed to make your day to day independent living easier and we offer: 

  • Studio, one- or two-bedroom apartments for sale or rent
  • Various ranges of kitchens which includes oven, refrigerator and freezer      
  • Oven and hob are conveniently at waist height so no need to bend
  • Bathroom ranges include shower over bath or a walk-in shower 
  • Shared laundry facilities
  • Monthly charge that covers maintenance of 'common 'areas including beautiful landscaped gardens with a waterfall
  • We offer a buyback of our apartments at market price
  • No subletting so you will always know your neighbours 


Other facilities

  • 24-hour emergency call service and a duty manager on hand during office hours. 
  • onsite chef and catering team
  • Hairdresser
  • Library and Chaplain service


The Clyde Tearoom 

On the site of Strathclyde House is the privately run Clyde Tearoom, which is open to the public and residents, and offers:

  • A range of meals and light snacks freshly prepared on site 

  • Home baking and selection of breads 

  • Opened until 10pm on a Friday night for fine dining with last orders at 8:30pm

  • Beautiful Sunday carvery

  • Additional outdoor seating

  • Spectacular views of Clyde Estuary

  • Ample parking for customers

  • Free wifi 

This is a good facility to for meeting with friends and family who come to visit.  The Tearoom also takes bookings for special events.


View the facilities online

Click on this link to read more about the home and view more of the facilities on offer.


Graham Hare  - Manager

Ian Ramage    - Manager 


Contact & location

Strathclyde House 31-33 Shore Road Skelmorlie PA17 5AN

Tel:   01475 522 525 

Email:   [email protected] 

How to find us:

Situated on the main coastal road, Largs is approximately 4 miles away and Wemyss Bay approximately 1 mile. Both destinations enjoy regular train services to Paisley and Glasgow. 

There are regular ferries from Wemyss Bay to Rothesay.

Strathclyde House is situated on a well serviced bus route, with a bus stop adjacent to the complex.