Unconverted church for sale near Langholm and Lockerbie in Dumfriesshire
Category C listed detached church with potential for development, set in its own grounds within the village of Eskdalemuir, in Dumfries and Galloway
Constructed in 1826 this redundant church for sale is situated within the small village of Eskdalemuir, Dumfries and Galloway. It offers a wonderful open outlook to the picturesque Scottish countryside and is set in a peaceful, rural location.
The church sits on a corner plot and is a detached, two storey building of regular shape and of traditional stone construction.
Gross Internal Floor Area: 147.32 sq.m. (1,586 sq.ft.)
The church has ground to all sides.
The church is served by mains electricity.
Fixtures and Fittings
The sellers reserve the right to remove ecclesiastical fixtures and fittings.
The church is a Category C Listed Building and falls within Class 10 of the Town & Country Planning (Use Classes) (Scotland) Order 1997. In addition to its current use as a place of worship, it could be used as a crèche, day nursery, day centre, educational establishment, museum or public library without the necessity of obtaining planning permission for change of use.
The property may be suitable for redevelopment for residential use subject to the necessary consents being obtained.
Eskdalemuir provides some local amenities and is surrounded by beautiful Borders countryside. The village attracts visitors for the Eskdalemuir Magnetic Observatory and the Samye Ling Tibetan Buddhist monastery.
The church is around 10 miles north west of Langholm and 10 miles north east of Lockerbie and a nearby bus stop provides buses to both towns where there is a wider range of facilities. Lockerbie is located on the M74 and Langholm offers access to the A7 borders tourist route to Edinburgh.
EPC Rating- G