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    Quote Originally Posted by bobspud View Post
    The simple answer is no.

    It's just going to annoy you that you can't afford it.

    But on the bright side you could probably rebuild a contemporary version on a new plot of land for half the price.
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    For that kind of money you could have this:
    https://lc.zoocdn.com/d595e07d29a3de...822c321ae3.pdf

    Or this:
    https://www.zoopla.co.uk/for-sale/de...1QDQBPhUOjg.97

    (Which we looked at 8 years ago but we found a better option. I see the current owners have added a "family room" on the end)
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    Quote Originally Posted by WTFH View Post
    For that kind of money you could have this:
    https://lc.zoocdn.com/d595e07d29a3de...822c321ae3.pdf
    Looks very nice, but is a long way from Selkirk near where the OP is evidently based or Lowland Scotland anyway I presume.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bobspud View Post
    The simple answer is no.

    It's just going to annoy you that you can't afford it.

    But on the bright side you could probably rebuild a contemporary version on a new plot of land for half the price.
    My long term plan is to self build a modernist influenced house, be quite a bit less than half of this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gables View Post
    My long term plan is to self build a modernist influenced house, be quite a bit less than half of this.
    Then go and view it and get some inspiration.
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    You think it will cost you to buy this:

    Today the four bedroom house with a studio wing, which now has a rare Category A listing from Historic Environment Scotland
    wait till you need to repaint it!
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    Quote Originally Posted by gables View Post
    Nope this Bernat Klein designed by Peter Womersly
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    Quote Originally Posted by northernladyuk View Post
    Then go and view it and get some inspiration.
    That's what I want to do, but got all guilt ridden about wasting people's time hence this thread :-)

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    It looks like one of those horrible portacabin places they make public servants work in when their offices are being deloused.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PhiltheGreek View Post
    It looks like one of those horrible portacabin places they make public servants work in when their offices are being deloused.
    You mean after you have been there to "open" them.

    That's why they retired you.
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