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St Michael's Church, Covington, near Biggar, Scotland ML12 6NE

Contact: +44 (0)1896 833 840
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A beautiful Medieval church, sympathetically converted with many original features.  Situated within a conservation area of South Lanarkshire, 11 miles from the M6 and within commuting distance of Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Arched timber double-doors lead into a Victorian tiled entrance porch with a 12th century roundel set into the window-sill. Another arched door takes you into the large open-plan kitchen/dining room with solid beech units, granite worktops and a Rangemaster double-oven stove.  The property has four double bedrooms, three of which have large built-in double wardrobes, and the master bedroom has an en-suite shower room. There is also a large family bathroom with a freestanding-bath, and a utility room plumbed for a washing/drying machine. There is a large stained-glass window and three large Medieval Windows, letting in lots of natural sunlight (in the sitting-room, master bedroom and double-bedroom two/study; all south facing). The other two bedrooms and family bathroom also have large leaded windows, allowing lots of natural light to fill the rooms. There are partially timber-panelled walls, vaulted wooden ceilings and arched leaded-light windows throughout. 

There is plenty of space is available for extra rooms to be built above the present living accommodation, and above that in the large attic space (subject to the appropriate planning approval). 

The property benefits from oil-fired central heating (with brand new radiators throughout) and mains electricity. All the floor-coverings (most of which are brand new) are included in the sale.

Set into the North side of the church, one can see an old Medieval doorway (now filled-in) containing an original coat-of-arms, and another, smaller coat of arms set into the East end of the church. There are also two Medieval, arched stone recesses in the sitting-room. The church still has a working bell in a small external bell-tower, and from the main rooms in the church, one can see Tinto Hill and Quathquan (an ancient Roman hill-fort).  Around the church is an historic graveyard (no-longer used) but immaculately looked after by the local council.

From the front door, you can see two historic monuments, the old ruined castle and the dovecote, which date back to the 12th century.

Murcia,  Spain


TEL: 07932 400151
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5 minutes drive to nearest village with bank, supermarket, hardware store, bakers, hairdressers, garage and bars/restaurants.
9km away from the historic town of Lorca, 30 minutes to the coastal town and beaches of Aquilas and 1 hour 15 mins to Alicante, Almeria or San Javier airports.

Complete with 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 storey detached villa, separate guest apartment, traditional Spanish outdoor kitchen with spit roast and bread/pizza oven, 10x 5m2 swimming pool, dog pen and detached 7.7 x 4.7m2 garage.
Mains electric and water, land irrigation system.

Set on a 10,000m2 plot with an abundance of palm and fruit trees in rural Murcia. Plus UK TV and WIFI.



TEL: 07766767073
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Grand Sale - Reduction: £120,000

Substantial 1870’s church building situated on Forres high street. This property has planning consent and listed buildings consent to convert to two large houses taking full advantage of the internal features and stained glass windows.
Planning Refs: 07/01463/FUL  and 07/01464/LBC
Forres provides many amenities; Post Office, Primary and Secondary schools, swimming pool, supermarkets, award winning parks, 18 hole golf course and many local distilleries. Being very close to beautiful beaches offering sailing and dolphin watching. The town is only 4 miles from the famous Findhorn centre, and is home to Findhorn’s sister college, Cluny House.
The building was designed by John Rhind and as well as having beautiful stained windows, it also houses a stunning ceiling. It has an enormous lower floor lit by numerous arched windows.
The conversion has been started: dry rot treatment, stripping out internal partition walls, toilets etc, and the roof has been repaired. The present owner had hoped that it might become a community building but this has not been possible and the building is now on The Buildings at Risk Register (making it potentially easier to obtain grants for repair).
Great potential for either private dwellings or as a centre for tourism for this stunning area.


TEL: 07949 499 388
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Chapel Mews

Chapel Mews

Chapel Mews

Old sunday school

Old sunday school
Unique! CHAPEL Development! P/P for 1 or 2 Homes! 6 Bedrms Including The Old Sunday School Converted to a Two Bedroom Home!

Chapel Mews

Chapel Mews

Planning Permission is in place for 1 or 2 Homes with 6 Bedrooms.
This Lovely Historic Building is Structurally Sound and has a wealth of Character and Features to Retain in its Conversion.
Situated very prominent at the head of the village of NEW YORK Lincolnshire.

The CHAPEL Sits on a good sized plot of land with plenty of room for gardens garages and vehicle parking with open country outlook.

The Old Sunday School attached to the Chapel is for sale by separate treaty and is a New Conversion forming a 2 Bed Open Plan Home.  (Etched Blue on Plan) still available together.

The Old Chapel
Kirklington Road

01623 871573
Mobile 07802 258233

Converted 1893 chapel (not listed) in conservation village. Neigbouring villages include Laxton, with the last remaining open field system in England, and Wellow, which celebrates Mayday each year around the tallest maypole in England.
In the Sherwood Forest area (Major Oak 15 minutes) surrounded by footpaths and green lanes, screened by mature yew and sycamore trees, roses and wisteria.
Close to the historic market town of Newark, and Minster town of Southwell.
20 minutes to East Coast Mainline station then little over one hour to London. Easy access to M1 and A1.

Approximately 3500 square feet comprising:
GF: Galleried sitting room 34ft by 20ft, Dining room 24ft by 18ft, Kitchen 20ft by 18ft with 4 oven Aga and Belfast sink, Pantry, Utility room, Cloakroom, Double garage with light, power and water, plus parking for 3 to 4 cars. Mains pressure unvented hot water system, stainless tank, solar ready.

1st floor: 4 double bedrooms (largest 24ft by 12ft) Bathroom with cast iron roll top bath and high level cistern, Wet room with 'watering can' thermostatic shower, Gallery with view across to gothic window.

Wonderful beamed ceilings, pitch pine doors and panelling, sun trap garden.

Urquhart, MORAY, Grampian Highlands, Scotland

Contact: parrandier[at]yahoo.de
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Price: £595,000

The Old Church of Urquhart

Seven bedroom church conversion half a mile from the village of Urquhart, currently being run as a successful four star B & B with a self catering apartment and with planning consent for three lodges in the beautiful, two acres of gardens which boast a pond and a waterfall.

The church building dates back to 1843 and is B-listed. The bell tower still has the original bell, it is now connected to a clock and sounds automatically or you still can ring it the old-fashioned way with the rope!

Lounge and 'gallery' dining area; Second lounge 'Bar' style; Main kitchen/breakfast room; Seven bedrooms in total - three with en suite; Two further bathrooms; Third lounge - part of the integral flat with open archway to the second kitchen.

The church is approximately five miles to the east of the county town of Elgin (Scotlands smallest and friendliest city) and is close to both the Grampian Highlands and to the white sandy beaches and dunes of the Moray Firth where dolphins are frequently spotted.

The property is set in grounds of approx two acres.

The vendor has planning permission for:
1) Three lodges for holiday let amongst the trees of the lower part of the grounds, each one with open uninterrupted views towards either the east, the west or the north-west from its own extensive terrace.
2) Extensive internal alterations within the church building: Forming nine bedrooms, eight bathrooms (of which are seven are en suite).
Opening and converting the altar area at the back of the church into a grand lounge/ dining area with two stone steps, with conversion of the vestry toilet into a kitchen with direct access to the garden, extending the existing apartment to nearly double the size!
Creation of a mezzanine gallery to main lounge under the original church ceiling as to extend the spectacular main reception area (or for business purpose as to offer unique, spectacular space for bistro lounge/restaurant facilities).

The vendor may consider a 'Lease-to-Buy'-arrangement as to ease the entry for potential buyers; especially if new in the business. Active help with the start and continued promotion by the present owner if required - and/or a business loan is required.

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