Homes & Gardens

Homes & Gardens

Property: Mini estate with old mill on the market in Borders

Dod Mill offers a flexible opportunity for a rural business, or plenty of space for family and friends, finds Kirsty McLuckie

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The central living space at 43 Elginhaugh Gardens

A brand new home with its own sense of style

Purchasing a new-build property doesn’t always mean that you won’t want to make your own adjustments and improvements to it.

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The classic exterior of Carlekemp Lodge, North Berwick

North Berwick arts and crafts with a modern twist

As a gatehouse situated at the entrance to a country estate, Carlekemp Lodge is a lot more impressive than you would expect. The A-listed arts and crafts gem, completed around 1898, is no lowly servant’s quarters and has all the original style of the main house just up the drive.

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Kelvin Hall in Glasgow is a finalist in Architectural Excellence (public buildings).

Scottish Property Awards: finalists announced

A steep rise in entry numbers for the fourth annual Scottish Property Awards resulted in tough decisions for the 21-strong judging panel, which has announced the first round of finalists.

The exterior of the Bellway showhome at Heartlands

Keen pricing for family homes at Heartlands

Bellway has launched a collection of three and four-bedroomed homes at Heartlands in Whitburn, West Lothian.

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Kirkmichael House in South Ayrshire. Picture: Savills

The restored 17th century mansion with its own parkland, loch and river access

WHEN its current occupants first moved in, historic Kirkmichael House in South Ayrshire, though still grand and handsome, had seen better days.

The elevated setting of Allathumpach offeres great views

The luxury Iron Age inspired Highland cottage up for sale

Building you own home often involves something of a leap of faith but Allathumpach in Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, which was completed in 2001, required more than most.

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The tower has 360 degree panoramic views. Picture: Purple Bricks

Glasgow ‘castle’ up for sale for less than a London flat

A 200-year-old suburban castle in Glasgow can be yours for less than a one bedroom flat in London.

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Bourblach Cottage overlooks the famous Silver Sands of Morar. Picture:

West coast cottage with no indoor toilet on market for £125k

A run-down cottage on Scotland’s west coast with no indoor toilet and no running water has been put on the market for £125,000.

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Home owners in Glasgow are saving around �146 every month according to a respected property website. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Buying property cheaper than renting in two-thirds of UK cities

BUYING a home is more cost-effective than renting in nearly two-thirds of major cities across Britain, research from a property website suggests.

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The tidal island is attached to the tip of Kerrera. Picture: Savills

Farmer buys Scotland’s ‘island gem’ Rudh-A-Chruidh for £1m

A retired farmer has bought one of the smallest island gems on Scotland’s western seaboard for almost £1 milliion.

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The converted bus at Bankrugg Farm, Gifford is priced from �133 per night,

Quirky homes challenge holiday cottage market

Holiday lettings have changed radically in recent years with a rise in popularity of large houses that can accommodate family reunions, groups of friends splitting the cost of a weekend away in a mansion or even do-it-yourself wedding parties.

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The exterior of Ruthven, Crieff

Steep Crieff plot meant new home had to aim high

In terms of building a home from scratch, often the most challenging sites produce the most spectacular houses. This is certainly the case for Ruthven, a large modern house on Gwydyr Road in Crieff, Perthshire.

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Average house prices are up. Picture: PA

Scottish property: House prices up £4.3% in a year

Average house prices in Scotland have risen 4.3% in the last year, according to new figures.

One sixteenth of fishing river the River Lochy is for sale.

Highland cottage and share of fishing river for sale

A share of a Highland river owned by a TV fishing star has gone on the market for offers over £410,000.

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Nearly 3500 properties in Edinburgh are now worth seven figures. Picture: TSPL

Edinburgh home to 49 ‘millionaires rows’ – but Glasgow lags behind

The average house price in 49 of Edinburgh’s streets has shot up to £1 million, according to a new rich list.

The housing market is showing signs of recovery. Picture: PA

Property market shows recovery signs after Brexit vote

The housing market is showing signs of a post-referendum pick-up heading into autumn as it recovers from “paralysis” in the immediate aftermath of Britain’s decision to quit the European Union.

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The exterior of Biel Park, Stenton, near Dunbar

For sale: the country house with a cottage feel

Biel Park, Stenton near Dunbar in East Lothian is a very pretty house set in its own grounds. Although it has the appearance of a country cottage, Biel Park is actually a substantial home with four bedrooms, four public rooms and beautiful countryside views.

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Drumcharry House, by Fortingall. Picture: Contributed

Highland mansion with 69 rooms on the market for just £550k

It may have seen better days, but this vast Highland mansion, boasting 69 rooms, is a steal at £550,000.

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Smart Property founders Kat Usher and Chris Duffy. Picture: Neil Hanna

Edinburgh’s Smart Property looks to double house sales

Smart Property, the Edinburgh-based estate and lettings agent, has set itself the ambitious goal of doubling its number of house sales in the next year.

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