This site is an excellent residential development opportunity comprising an attractive former chapel with detailed planning consent to convert to three town houses and provides potential for alternative development if desired, to include as an extensive single dwelling with workshop or studio space. The spacious 3 and 4 bedroom accommodation will be laid out over three floors with far reaching views over the town to the surrounding hills. The building is a with far reaching views over the town to the surrounding hills. The building is a former kirk which retains its original character and architectural features with space for on-site parking and garden. It is situated in an elevated position in the historic town centre, convenient for local facilities and schools and for access to delightful walks in the surrounding Eskdale hills, woodsformer kirk which retains its original character and architectural features with space for on-site parking and garden. It is situated in an elevated position in the historic town centre, convenient for local facilities and schools and for access to delightful walks in the surrounding Eskdale hills, woods and rivers. The M6 is also readily accessible at Carlisle where most required amenities and other services are available. The Vendor will consider a joint development proposal whereby the Vendor receives payment on sale of the completed dwellings and we would be pleased to discuss the various options with interested parties.
Langholm is an attractive town of stone built houses in a picturesque setting on both banks of the River Esk with the back drop of Whita Hill and the Monument. The town is situated in Eskdale, Dumfriesshire, in the Scottish border country and at the junction of three rivers which are surrounded by extensive areas of hill and forest. Langholm is an excellent location for walking and country pursuits and has a good range of amenities to include a supermarket, the Buccleuch Centre Theatre and Junior and Secondary Schools, with most required facilities available in the City of Carlisle. Edinburgh is also approximately 75 miles away via the A7 tourist route.
The A7 trunk road runs north from Junction 44 of the M6 at Carlisle through Longtown into Langholm before continuing to Hawick and Edinburgh. On entering Langholm from the south, the main road passes through the town centre, and in the town centre at the Town Hall you turn right by the pharmacy and opposite the Eskdale Hotel into Kirk Wynd. Proceed to the top of the hill where the building will be seen on your right as for the Location Plans. It is situated on the junction of Kirk Wynd, Drove Road and The Gallop which is an ancient road leading up on to Whita Hill. For sat nav purposes use post code DG13 0JD.
A copy of the planning consent dated 8th May 2015 is available online from the Dumfries & Galloway Council website using reference number 15/P/4/0051 and extracts are available to include plans from the selling agents by email or to download from our website. Plans are also available for inspection at the selling agent’s office. Interested parties are also welcome to contact the architect who dealt with the project, Stephen Crichton, 5 Finkle Street, Carlisle CA3 8UU, telephone 01228 537770.
Extracts from the plans are shown in the brochure for identification purposes only, which detail three town houses or flatted dwellings converted from the former Evangelical Union Kirk. The proposal provides for the existing upper floors to be removed for new accommodation briefly comprising;
South West Gable End Unit
Ground Floor Master bedroom with en-suite, entrance hall and utility.
First Floor Kitchen/dining room, two bedrooms and a bathroom
Second Floor Main living room with raised dining area, study area and bedroom.
Ground Floor Entrance hall, open plan kitchen, dining and living room and separate W.C.
First Floor Two bedrooms, bathroom and storage.
Second Floor Master bedroom with en-suite and storage.
North East Gable End Unit
Entrance hall, two bedrooms, bathroom and storage.
Open plan kitchen/dining and living room with steps to sunken terrace and further steps to garden.
Second Floor Bedroom with en-suite.
The approximate measurements of the existing accommodation taken from architect’s plans is as follows;
a) Existing accommodation;
Lower ground floor 10m x 5.5m plus room off 7.4 sq.m
Upper ground floor 10m x 17.5m
First floor 10m x 17.5m
Gross external measurements approximately 19m x 11.5m
b) The proposed accommodation has an approximate gross internal living space of;
Lower ground 64 sq.m
Upper ground 161 sq.m
First floor 161 sq.m
Second floor 56 sq.m
All measurements should be checked on site by interested parties.