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12 bedroom detached house for sale

High Street, Biggar

Under Offer £200,000

Property Description

Key features

  • traditional sandstone property with large extension to the rear
  • situated in the heart of Biggar village in the beautiful Clyde Valley countryside
  • substantial property with huge scope for redevelopment or conversion
  • equidistant to Glasgow and Edinburgh with easy access to transport links
  • EPC - G

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Hello, are you looking for a fantastic development/conversion opportunity within the picturesque village of Bigger?
Would you like a substantial sandstone property to the front and a large extension to the rear?
How about having the ability to develop, transform and bring this property to life?
If so, igloo have what you are looking for!

This is a rarely available opportunity which a huge amount of potential.
The subjects were formerly occupied as supporting living accommodation for the elderly operated by Abbeyfield Scotland.

They comprise an original mid 19th century traditional, mainly stone built and slate roofed two storey dwelling house, abutting onto a footpath to front with more recent single storey additional accommodation built at the rear, and is interconnected by a glazed linked corridor between.
The rear addition also has slate finish to pitched roofs with externally rendered finished walls, and stonework to rearmost part incorporating earlier outbuildings .

The property has a main door directly accessed from High Street with the lane on the west side of building providing access to the linked corridor and rear addition.
On the boundary at one side of the access lane is a range of 4 adjoining brick built outhouses.

Please note Igloo Estate Agents are jointly marketing this property with Robert Macintosh – Chartered Surveyors

The property has an estimated total gross internal area of 515.6sq.m.( 5,550 sq.ft.) excluding link corridor as follows : -

Front Building
Ground Floor – some 137.5 sq.m. (1,480 sq.ft) or thereby – Entrance hall with vestibule to front door and return stairway to upper floor, 4 bedrooms each with en-suite shower room off, store cupboards and pantry..
Upper Floor – some 107.7 sq.m (1,160 sq.ft.) or thereby. Office with boiler cupboard off at half landing, bedroom with en-suite toilet off and store cupboards, house keepers accommodation of 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen and living room.

Rear Building - some 270.4 (2,910 sq.ft) or thereby.
Communal lounge / dining room, kitchen, store, laundry room with boiler room off, pantry, 2 toilets, 2 bathrooms, office, store cupboards and 6 bedrooms (4 en-suite shower rooms, 1 en-suite bathroom)
The property has a gas fired boiler located within each building providing central heating system with panel radiators. There is an intruder alarm and a zoned fire alarm system installed with smoke / heat detectors and emergency lighting. Services within resident bedrooms include support adaption to toilets, warden call facilities etc .

The property being sold on behalf of Abbeyfield Scotland forms part of the historic town centre of Biggar and is situated on the south side of the High Street adjacent to The Gillespie Centre at the lower end of the market place.

Biggar is a picturesque market town on the Clyde Valley National Tourist Route with a number of local tourist attractions, festivals and events. The town is equidistant from Edinburgh and Glasgow, positioned on the A702, one of the main routes from Edinburgh to south –west Scotland and M74 (30 minutes drive from Edinburgh City Bypass and 15 minutes drive away from M74 at Abingdon).
The town is a gateway to the Scottish Borders and is surrounded by rolling hills with views to Tinto Hill, the highest in South Lanarkshire.

There are several individual shops around the High Street which together with a range of hotels, restaurants, cafés and accommodation make Biggar a popular tourist destination.

There are a variety local amenities serving both the town and surrounding local area, including primary schooling and the new Biggar High School .

Planning Information
Understand with reference to the current South Lanarkshire Council Local Development Plan, adopted 29th June 2015, that the property is defined as part of Strategic Town Centre and within a designated conservation area .

We further understand that the property in terms of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997 is listed as category B.

Understand in terms of The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes ) ( Scotland) Order 1997 that the present use of the subjects would come under Class 8 – Residential Institutions – for the provision of residential accommodation and care to people in need with planning permission being required for change of use to any other use class .

For any planning enquiries please contact :

South Lanarkshire Council Planning
Community and Enterprise Resources
Planning and Building Standards Services
Montrose House
Montrose Crescent

Tel : 01698 454853 ( Clydesdale Area Office )

Home Report Information
Please note - as the subjects have been in commercial use and that this therefore is a non-residential use, a Home Report is not required.

Dimensions or measurements of area, where stated in the report, are in accordance with the definitions and applications to be adopted as recommended in the current RICS Code of Measuring Practice.
The gross internal area (GIA) is defined as the area of a building measured to the internal face of the perimeter walls at each floor level and in this case includes internal structural or partition walls and stairs/stairwells to provide an overall floor area but excludes the link corridor.
Please note Igloo are jointly marketing this property with Robert Mackintosh – Chartered Surveyors.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
01 November 2016

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