A STUNNING seventeenth century Scots church that’s ripe for a Grand Designs-style conversion has gone available on the market for simply £50,000.
Glasserton Church within the royal burgh of Whithorn in Dumfries and Galloway additionally features a single-storey indifferent constructing which is included within the worth.
The previous property church was inbuilt 1722 whereas the north aisle and putting birdcage tower was added in 1836.
The A listed property requires renovation and the related planning consents however has big potential to be transformed right into a heavenly residence.
Potential patrons must settle for their extraordinarily quiet neighbours because the church is surrounded by a graveyard which is owned by the council.
Contained in the constructing boasts three mezzanine galleries which as soon as seated rows of churchgoers.
The nave, central aisles and picket church pews are additionally included with sale.
The Church of Scotland added the distinctive property to the market two weeks in the past for gives over £50,000.
They stated: “Historic Class A Listed indifferent church constructing, set in secluded location, close to the city of Whithorn, Dumfries and Galloway.
“Understood to have been initially constructed through the seventeenth century, the putting church features a close by single-storey indifferent constructing, which includes a small sacristy and former steady constructing.
“The peaceable city of Whithorn inhabitants within the order of 750, and is situated to the south of the Wigtown Peninsula.
“The primary market city of Newton Stewart is round half-hour away and offers a variety of providers.
“This space of Scotland is certainly one of pure magnificence and gives a tranquil residing setting and is the proper location for nation pursuits.
“The interior lodging includes the next: Church, entrance corridor, nave with centre aisles & pulpit, three mezzanine galleries, stairwell and under-stairs cabinet.”
The overall measurement of the church, sacristy and exterior retailer which was a part of a former steady is 250sqm.
Information of the church being added to the market has attracted a combined response from locals and house-browsers.
Charles Mckeown stated: “That’s lush.”
Kerri Hutchinson stated: “It’s lovely, may it’s transformed into a house to stay in?”
Nevertheless, Selina Laurie stated: “Dreadful loss to a neighborhood and a neighborhood.
“All of the second residence house owners will likely be drooling and one other piece of Whithorn fully ends. So extremely unhappy.”
And Bob Shepherd stated: “How about the local people beginning a crowdfunder to buy this and use it for the locals.”
With out the need of acquiring change of use consent, the constructing may very well be used as a crèche, day nursery, day centre, museum, artwork gallery or public library.
It additionally has potential for quite a lot of different makes use of, akin to a theatre, cinema or leisure venue, restaurant, retail house or neighborhood useful resource topic to acquiring acceptable consents.