7 bedroom detached house for saleOld Whitehall House Chirnside, TD11
Offers in Excess of
- CLOSING DATE 1ST AUGUST
- OPEN VIEWING 21ST JULY 2PM - 4PM
- Rural Setting
- NO EPC required
- NO Home Report Required
- VIEWING STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT WITH AGENT
- CONDITIONS ON PURCHASE APPLY
- ESTIMATED £1,000,000 REFURBISHMENT
- REFURBISHMENT OPPORTUNITY
The proposed sale of Whitehall House offers a purchaser the opportunity of restoring this B listed Georgian mansion house in a wonderful rural location. The property, currently derelict and on the Buildings at Risk Register requires completed restoration and would be a significant undertaking but would when complete would be an impressive country residence. The wings of the original house have long since been demolished leaving the main house which could offer spacious and flexible accommodation. Of note in the house is a Music Room with ornate plaster work.
Whitehall House is located in a wonderful rural location within easy travelling distance to Chirnside with its local services and the historic borders market town of Berwick upon Tweed. The centre of Berwick has a comprehensive range of shops, banks, educational and recreational facilities. The town also has a thriving Arts centre and Theatre. Berwick also has an East Coast mainline station providing easy access to Edinburgh some 40 minutes to the north, and the south to Newcastle, 40mins, and to London, 3hrs 30mins.
The A1 trunk road is also within easy reach providing access to the wider national road network.
The eastern borders have a rich and colourful history and offer a wealth of sporting and recreational opportunities. There are a number of excellent links and inland Golf Courses including those at Goswick, Duns, Eyemouth, Dunbar, The Hirsel and The Roxburgh in Kelso. The River Tweed and its tributaries provide internationally acclaimed salmon fishing and the area as a whole is renowned for its quality of field sports. The east coast provides stunningly dramatic scenery and magnificent beaches for an excellent quality of life.
The Property is being offered to the market to any purchaser looking to restore the property and with the condition that any purchaser must be able to restore the property to a wind and watertight state so that it is removed from the Buildings at Risk Register. Any party bidding for the property must have pre prepared a schedule detailing use and providing evidence to support the ability to carry out the works required.
Due to the derelict and dangerous condition of the structure any interested parties must contact the agents prior to any site visit.
Further information on the building and any questions relating to its planning and listed status can be addressed to Mark Douglas at Scottish Borders Council,(01835 826 563) or Steven Robb, Historic Scotland, ( 0131 668 8089)..
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