If you look through the Buildings at Risk register you won’t find mention of A-listed Dunimarle Castle and if, arguably, it was at risk previously, its future has been secured thanks to the vision and determination of its present owner. This magnificent property, which occupies an amazing position looking south over the Forth, has been taken from totally uninhabitable (unoccupied, we are told, for over 100 years) to almost fully restored as at December 2012.
The substantial Orangery has been handsomely reinstated. It was ignominiously truncated in the 1960s with its glazed roof being removed completely and a lower lean-to roof put in its place in order to create a Caretaker’s flat. It now has a decorative steel and glass roof back again and internally it provides a spacious and elegant adjunct to the house.