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Properties Perfect For Residential Renovation Projects

Restoring old dilapidated buildings into dream homes is not for the faint hearted but if you've been inspired by the recent series of Restoration Home then leading Scottish property consultants CKD Galbraith may have the project for you.

Many people dream of restoring a crumbling building to its former glory whilst at the same time creating their perfect home. Saving a property from rack and ruin can be a painstaking task however there are many budding developers out there who would relish the opportunity.

David Corrie, associate in our Castle Douglas office, said: "Whether a novice or a professional, we have some great opportunities to purchase a building in much need of repair whilst at the same time allowing the new owners to bring it into the 21st century and stamp their own mark on it.

"We have noticed a heightened level of interest from prospective buyers looking for a project to create their ideal home, particularly larger buildings that can offer good sized family homes as well as unique and quirky buildings offering you the chance to tap into a bit of history."

Some of the properties offering fantastic renovation projects on sale with CKD Galbraith include:

The Old Toll House - a unique early 19th century toll house with planning permission to extend and 2.91 hectares (7.2 acres) of land which has potential for development. Located in Barnhill, Perth the property and land offers views of the River Tay, King James VI Golf Course and the Barnhill area. The property is A' listed and of single storey construction with a basement and retains the magnificent Greek Doric columns.
-    For sale as a whole at an asking price of 265,000, or in two lots:
-    Lot 1 - Toll House offers over 125,000
-    Lot 2 - Land offers over 140,000


West Grange, Aberbothrie - a charming three bedroom farmhouse in need of modernisation, with agricultural outbuildings, ruined former cottage and 1.4 acres of land offering development potential in rural Perthshire. Included in the sale are two stone outbuildings also offering development potential - for sale at a guide price of 300,000.  


Low Barnultoch - a former farmhouse and extensive courtyard with a range of outbuildings including stables and stores which are all in need of total refurbishment. The property is located in Lochans near Stranraer and comes with approximately two acres of land - for sale at a guide price of 195,000.


Edgar Road, Westruther an attractive residential development opportunity on the edge of the popular small Berwickshire village of Westruther. This building is understood to have been a terrace of three cottages in the past and whilst it is currently in a basic state of repair it could be converted to an attractive detached family home if desired, subject to planning. The property also offers potential for creating two new detached houses - for sale at a guide price of 140,000.

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