This contemporary Scottish church conversion is on sale for less than an Edinburgh flat - take a look inside

This converted church in South Lanarkshire offers new owners a unique, modern home.

By Rosalind Erskine
Thursday, 19th September 2019, 12:45 pm
Picture: Turpie & Co
Picture: Turpie & Co

The former church sits on an escarpment overlooking a valley which is home to the upper reaches of the River Clyde. The three bed property has uninterrupted views to the surrounding hills and while on the outside of the building has a sense of Gothic drama, the interior is modern and light-filled, and well designed for family life. The church was built in 1874 and converted in the 1990, and is on the market for offers over £225,000 with Turpie & Co - a budget of which is cheaper than some Edinburgh homes.

The open plan living room.
The living space has stained glass windows, ceilings nine metres up and an impressive circular nave.

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There is a dining area just off the living room.
The kitchen is to the left of the living room and has its own stained-glass window.
The living space has been zoned to provide a relaxing sitting room area and a dining area, lit by velux windows in the roof.
One of the three bedrooms.
The galleried landing that runs on two sides of the structure leads to the original rafters which sit on massive wooden corbels.
One of the two bathrooms.
The property offers uninterrupted views of farmland, the Clyde and hills in the distance.
The one-time churchs grounds are not huge but there are grassed areas where the girls play and the courtyard with ample parking.
There is a timber-clad studio outside with windows on all sides, insulation and wifi enabled.
The former church is located in Crawford near Moffat and Biggar, and the nearby A74 gives easy access to the Central Belt, Carlisle and the North of England.