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Scottish History Hits Our Listings


It's not often the opportunity rises to snap up a piece of Scottish history. Well that opportunity has arrived thanks to our Local Property Expert, Daniel Eve, who recently instructed a fantastic grade 1 listed home, previously the location 19th century school.

Douglas House - as it's known - was built in 1834 and educated young children in the town of Newton Stewart for nearly 100 years before closing in 1922. In the years following the schools closure, Douglas House saw use as a WWII defence headquarters, a public health department, driving test centre and tourist information office. It eventually became derelict before receiving a makeover by the current owners on the Channel 5 renovation show, Build A New Life In The Country in 2011. 


"This is a great property for people with a love of architecture, history and period design" says Local Property Expert, Daniel Eve. "With both a house and a commercial space in the old school building, it's perfect for buyers who want to get a home and potential business, as well as their won piece of Scottish history".

To see the full listing, CLICK HEREFor more information on this unique property please contact our Local Property Expert, Daniel Eve.

Email: daniel.eve@purplebricks.com

Twitter: @Danielwepb

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