What can I buy for £800,000?

What can I buy for £800,000?


The second post in our coverage of what you can expect for your money, today we cover the £800,000 price bracket. We’ve got a range of different, yet equally impressive properties, to give you an idea of what you could buy for £800,000 or thereabouts. From a Renaisance-style villa, to a Berwick-based development opportunity, the £800,000 pound mark can buy you luxury in many different locations.


Modernised Country House


We have a country house just outside of Stirling. This property has been extensively modernised and extended to turn it into spacious comfortable home. Five bedrooms and four reception rooms make up its 3500 square feet, along with a spacious  well-kept private garden and garage. With high-quality furnishings throughout, including an integrated Bose speaker system in every room, this property has kept its original character while being brought into the 21st century.

Price: Offers Over £750,000


19th Century Scots Renaissance-Style Villa


This impressive nine bedroom house was built for Robert Pringle (of knitwear fame) in 1881. Almost equidistant between Edinburgh, Carlisle and Newcastle (all approximately 50 miles away), the house overlooks the town of Hawick in the Scottish Borders. Extensive lawns, rose gardens and outbuildings make up the outside, fitting in well with the architectural style. With a high-quality decorated interior, comprising of traditional hardwood furniture,  chandeliers and light, airy bedrooms, this property is firmly cemented into ‘mansion’ status.

Price: Guide price of £750,000


Modern, Light and Spacious Family Home

With plenty of glass, angled ceilings and light colours, this spacious family home is far from gloomy. Four bedrooms and two reception rooms make up the bulk of the house, with a glass-roofed sun room as the perfect evening sitting-space. The property is finished to a very high standard, making the most of the space available. Enclosed front and rear gardens offer yet more space, and a double garage sits adjoining the property. The house is in the town of Auchterarder in Perthshire, 13 miles from Perth.

Price: Guide price of £750,000


Beachfront Property with Incredible Views

A five bedroom property offering stunning views over the beach at Elie, this semi-detached house has an extensive wooden decked roof terrace to really make the most it. Inside, it has a cottage feel to it; with exposed wooden beams and a curved narrow staircase, but still manages to be light and airy thanks to a clever use of light and decor. The property has potential as a holiday let given its location and size.

Price: Offers Over £750,000


Period Townhouse in Edinburgh’s New Town

With a tastefully finished interior, this period townhouse boasts six bedrooms and two reception rooms. Polished wooden flooring throughout, a large open-plan kitchen and high ceilings add to the grandeur of this property. Its position in central Edinburgh makes it perfect for shops, schools and amenities.

Price: Offers Over £725,000


17th Century Lodge With 1.5 Acres of Land

Napier Lodge in Strathblane was built in the 17th century, but extended during the Victorian era. Four bedrooms and six reception rooms, including games room with adjacent conservatory, make this a very spacious property. A kitchen furnished with an Aga and granite worktops is an example of the high standard to which this house is finished. Externally, the garden is very well kept, with parts of the house’s 1.5 acres being forest.

Price: Offers in the region of £695,000


Development Opportunity in Berwick Upon Tweed

In a town that allows commuting to Edinburgh and Newcastle within 45 minutes, this is the ideal place to offer a development opportunity. Planning permission for the development has been obtained to include a 4 bedroom townhouse, a 4 bedroom detached lodge,  4 one bedroom apartments, and 5 two bedroom apartments.

Price: Offers in the region of £675,000