Property Details

North Trinity Church, Bowmont Street, Kelso
Commercial for sale
Guide Price £120,000
A Category B Listed Church and adjoining hall constructed in 1885/86 to a John Starforth design, providing and increasingly rare town centre re-development opportunity.
We are delighted to offer for sale this Category B Listed former North Trinity Church and adjoining hall constructed in 1885/86 to a John Starforth design, which occupies a prominent position on the corner of East Bowmont Street within Kelso town centre. Prominent features include a four-stage angle buttressed tower over the gable porch to the southern end of the building; lanceted belfry; gabled transepts: and decorative detailing to ridge tiles to main roof. The tower is flanked by two storey circular stair towers with slated conical roofs, each with side entrances

The corner site extending to approximately 0.4 acres in total. The Church itself occupies the north eastern part of the site, adjacent to the Bowmont Street car park. It is a substantial building with a footprint of between 550 sqm and 600 sqm. The building is need of refurbishment and upgrading but offers enormous potential for conversion to a wide range of alternative uses, subject to obtaining the necessary consents.

Located approximately 18 miles to the east of Galashiels and 44 miles to the south of Edinburgh, the subjects offer enormous potential for refurbishment and conversion to a wide variety of alternative uses.

Kelso is a buoyant market town with a population of approximately 6,300 located to the east of the central Borders. benefiting from a wide variety of shops, schools for all ages and excellent recreational facilities. The town acts as an important local centre serving a wide rural hinterland. A sought after residential location, the area is renowned for its quality of life boasting a wide range of attractions ranging from historic houses, abbeys and castles to internationally acclaimed fishing on the Tweed and its tributaries.

Recreational facilities in Kelso include an ice rink, swimming pool, health and fitness centres, golf courses including the Roxburgh Championship Course at Sunlaws, and national hunt racecourse. There is readily accessible links to Edinburgh and Newcastle-upon-Tyne. There is a main line railway station approximately 25 miles east at Berwick-upon-Tweed and a new rail link between Tweedbank (14 miles west) and Edinburgh Waverley.

Rights and Burdens:
This property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, whether public or private, and any existing or proposed wayleaves, servitude rights, restrictions and burdens of whatever kind, whether referred to in these particulars or not.
Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of these details, it should be noted that the measurements are approximate only. Floorplans are for representation purposes only and prepared according to the RICS Code of Measuring Practice by our floorplan provider. Therefore, the layout of doors, windows and rooms are approximate and should be regarded as such by any prospective purchaser. Any internal photographs are intended as a guide only and it should not be assumed that any of the furniture/fittings are included in any sale. Where shown, details of lease, ground rent and service charge are provided by the vendor and their accuracy cannot be guaranteed, as the information may not have been verified and further checks should be made either through your solicitor/conveyance. Where appliances, including central heating, are mentioned, it cannot be assumed that they are in working order, as they have not been tested. Please also note that wiring, plumbing and drains have not been checked.