Historic Belmont House put up for sale

The historic Belmont House in Unst has gone on the market – 25 years after it was restored to its former glory.

Inside Belmont House. Photo: Harper Macleod

The four-bedroom, three-bathroom Georgian building comes with two acres of landscaped grounds – for a price of £395,000.

It celebrated its 25th anniversary of being rescued and restored earlier this year.

The A-listed home and its surrounding grounds were purchased by the newly-formed Belmont Trust for only £5 in 1996 as it fell into disrepair.

The restoration programme cost the trust over £1 million.

In the intervening years Belmont has welcomed over 1,400 guests and hosted weddings, birthdays and family gatherings.

The 18th-century home is listed for sale by Harper Macleod: https://www.estateagencyshetland.co.uk/properties/belmont-house


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  • robert sandison

    • August 20th, 2021 13:32

    So restoration cost £ 1 million yet its only worth £395,000 ?

    • Brian Harris

      • August 20th, 2021 15:59

      And how much, if any, of that £1M was money from public sources?


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