Dunfermline Press

Uninhabita­ble house on ESPC property list


AN ‘UNINHABITA­BLE’ and ‘unmortgage­able’ house in Townhill has been named in ESPC’s top ten of popular properties for October.

The five-bedroom home, in Forest Road, is now under offer after being placed on the market for offers over £150,000.

Revealing the house in eighth place, the report said: “ESPC househunte­rs have clearly caught the renovation bug, with this Dunfermlin­e property that’s packed with potential to create a wonderful, fivebedroo­m family home. Again, this property has already been whisked off the market by a buyer keen to get cracking with their dream home overhaul!”

The property listing for the home, named Cosy Glen, explained that the it was being offered for sale as seen.

It added: “This expansive five bedroom detached cottage, which is uninhabita­ble, unmortgage­able and in need of extensive renovation­s, is located in a quiet and pleasant neighbourh­ood at the end of a public road leading to Townhill Woods and features single glazed timber framed windows throughout, gas fired central heating (inoperable).

“The property lies within an extensive plot of land backed by a Townhill Woods and features two driveways with turning area, a large double garage, with garden grounds to the front and rear.”

The ten homes were located across East Central Scotland, mostly in Edinburgh but with some appearing in Midlothian, East Lothian, and West Fife.

Prices were also diverse, stretching from a budgetfrie­ndly £105,000 to a significan­t £775,000, showing the range of buyers currently in the market for a new home.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from United Kingdom