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1930s art deco Northern Hotel in Aberdeen, Scotland

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1930s art deco Northern Hotel in Aberdeen, Scotland

How do you fact owning an art deco hotel? You can do that right now by investing in the 1930s art deco Northern Hotel in Aberdeen, Scotland. It’s an interesting one too, Located just outside the city centre, the hotel dates back to 1938, the work of A.G.R. Mackenzie of A. Marshall Mackenzie & Son. […]

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Huf Haus for sale: Five-bedroom property in West Linton, near Edinburgh, Scotland

Many plus points with this Huf Haus in West Linton, near Edinburgh, Scotland. But price looks to be the biggest. Not that we are pretending it is cheap. Far from it. This place is well out of our own league. But compared to other Huf Haus builds we have featured in the recent past, this […]

Time capsule for sale: 1970s modernist property in Peebles in the Scottish borders

The second of our Scottish double header is this 1970s modernist property in Peebles in the Scottish borders. Described as an ‘individually designed detached split-level bungalow’, it is also down as being ‘in need of some modernisation’, which is pretty evident from the images here. It is pure 1970s in the main, not least with […]

Affordable modernism: 1970s four-bedroom property in Galashiels in the Scottish borders

I can think of two reasons to move to this location. Firstly, to support Gala Fairydean Rovers Football Club, which has the best modernist stadium stand you will ever encounter and secondly to live in this 1970s modernist property in Galashiels in the Scottish borders. The only downside is that it the house might have […]

On the market: 1960s modernist property in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

It doesn’t really have ‘kerb appeal’, but this 1960s modernist property in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland does have a pretty untouched interior. In fact, the outside is quite austere and in a way I can understand the agent pointing to this as a potential redevelopment, especially with the amount of land that comes with it. But […]

On the market: Roddy Langmuir-designed modernist property in Aviemore, Invernessshire, Scotland

Fine architecture and fine scenery, both come together in this Roddy Langmuir-designed modernist property in Aviemore, Invernessshire, Scotland. That location is the Cairngorms National Park, with this early 1990s build the the work of Roddy Langmuir, designed for his father mountaineer Eric Langmuir. A design of some merit too, receiving a Royal Institute of British […]

On the market: 1960s James Reginald Parr-designed modernist property in Broughty Ferry, near Dundee, Scotland

We haven’t had something approaching a time capsule for a long time, so it is great to see this 1960s James Reginald Parr-designed modernist property in Broughty Ferry, near Dundee, Scotland hitting the market. It really is something special too. Sat in 0.4 acres of grounds and in a sought after part of town, the […]

On the market: Sir Basil Spence-designed Gribloch art deco property in Kippen, Stirling, Scotland

Now this really is something. Not just an A-listed piece of architecture, this Sir Basil Spence-designed Gribloch art deco property in Kippen, Stirling, Scotland also comes with plenty of land and a separate gate house. One of three private houses designed by Basil Spence prior to the Second Wotld War, this one was commissioned by […]

Price drop: Tanera Mor Wicker Man island in the Inner Hebrides, Scotland

It wasn’t the location for the film, but the Wicker Man movie was said to have been inspired by this particular location. You can re-enact it daily if you invest in the island of Tanera Mor in the Inner Hebrides, Scotland. It has been on the market for a while, but of late, the island […]

Time capsule for sale: 1970s modernist property in Bearsden, East Dunbartonshire, Scotland

This place is actually down as ‘under offer’, but we couldn’t resist featuring the time capsule that is this 1970s modernist property in Bearsden, East Dunbartonshire, Scotland. You can always get in touch on the off chance it might fall through. The house really is a glimpse into a past era, a movie or TV […]

On the market: 1930s art deco property in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland

According to the agent, this 1930s art deco property in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland has ‘many original features’. It might need a viewing to confirm just what they are though. Thanks to Patrick for flagging up what looks like a very well-maintained property with a good deal of character too. The semi-detached property certainly has […]

On the market: Fairbank 1930s art deco property in Cupar, Fife, Scotland

Huge thanks to Damon for spotting and sending us details of the Fairbank 1930s art deco property in Cupar, Fife, Scotland. According to the agent, Firbank was built for the ‘local slaughterman’ Frank Gysels whose initials and those of his wife still adorn the period entrance gate of the property. As ever with these kind […]

On the market: The Isle Of Grunay, Out Skerries, Shetland, Scotland

Yes, you read that right, this is the sale of the Isle Of Grunay, Out Skerries, Shetland, Scotland. And it’s available for well under £100,000. For your outlay you get to be king or queen of all your survey, which happens to be an island that is the most easterly part of Shetland and as […]

On the market: 1960s modernist property in Ayr, South Ayrshire, Scotland

A really comfortable mix of the old and the new with this 1960s modernist property in Ayr, South Ayrshire, Scotland. The house was built around 50 years ago for the ‘Provost of Ayr’ and at first glance, doesn’t look to have changed much in the subsequent decades. But that’s definitely not the case. The distinctive […]

On the market: Gareth Hoskins-designed contemporary modernist property in Ladybank, Fife, Scotland

The house is actually 13 years old, yet this Gareth Hoskins-designed contemporary modernist property in Ladybank, Fife, Scotland looks like it was completed yesterday. You will find the house in what was once the grounds of Kinloch House, sharing the location with other properties, but not overlooked by them. You do have your own privacy. […]

On the market: The Pavilion modernist property in Coldingham Bay, Scottish Borders

The house is impressive enough, but when you factor in the location, The Pavilion modernist property in Coldingham Bay, Scottish Borders really is something special. The house occupies the site of a former Edwardian pavilion, with this new building providing quite a contrast from that we would imagine, built in steel with a Shucho glazing […]