Land for sale

Wellrig, St Boswells, Melrose, Scottish Borders

Under Offer £95,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Mains electricity
  • Private drainage
  • Shared private access from the public road
  • Pipework for water supply installed to edge of the plot - purchaser responsible for the final connection to the Scottish Water main in the public road verge

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

General Information
Wellrig Farm is situated approximately 1.7 miles south of St Boswells, in a quiet rural location with outstanding views of the Eildon Hills. The plots are easily accessible from the A68 trunk road and are within 11 miles of the Borders towns of Melrose, Galashiels, Jedburgh, Kelso, Selkirk and Earlston which offer a wide range of amenities, including 24 hour supermarket, cafes, swimming pools, a range of sports clubs and secondary schools. The new Borders railway, scheduled to open in September 2015, can be accessed from Galashiels from where it will take 50mins to get to Edinburgh Waverly. St Boswells itself is a pretty village benefitting from a primary school and a
range of shops including a renowned bookshop, garage, supermarket and a popular pub/hotel. The surrounding countryside is recognised for its natural beauty and provides a fantastic backdrop well suited to a range of country pursuits including walking, cycling, horse riding, shooting and fishing on the famous River Tweed.
Description
The plots form part of a steading development which, when complete, will consist of 6 houses and surrounded by a working farm.Set back from the public road, the plots enjoy fantastic views over the Eildons and offer a rare opportunity to build in what is an attractive rural location with excellent transport links.
Planning
The plots benefit from full planning permission for a single dwelling, details of which are available on the Scottish Borders Council online planning portal. www.scotborders.gov.uk
The approved plans for each plot are available on the planning portal and are designed to provide spacious accommodation and take advantage of the outstanding outlook.
Plot Planning Ref Description
Plot 1 09/01265/AMC Two storey, 4 bed.
Plot 5 09/01268/AMC Two storey, 4 bed.
Services
The pipework for the water supply is installed to the edge of each plot with the purchaser responsible for the final connection to the Scottish Water main in the public road verge. Mains electricity, BT and private drainage are available on site. Final connections to be the responsibility of the purchaser. Shared private access from the public road. Purchasers will be responsible for a share of future costs of repair and maintenance of the private drainage system and access road.
Directions
Travelling south from St Boswells on the A68 trunk road, turn right after approximately 1.25 miles at the sign for Longnewton. Wellrig Farm is situated on the right hand side after approximately ½ a mile.
Viewing
Strictly by prior appointment with the sole selling agents Edwin Thompson LLP, Chartered Surveyors.
Price
Plot Approx. Area Guide Price
Plot 1 0.44acres £95,000
Plot 5 0.45acres £120,000
Offers
Offers should be submitted to the selling agents in Scottish legal form. Only those who formally notify us of their interest will be advised of a closing date. Interested parties are advised to notify the selling agents of their interest as soon as possible. The seller reserves the right to sell privately and does not bind himself, or his agent to accept the highest or indeed any offer.
Edwin Thompson LLP, Chartered Surveyors
76 Overhaugh Street
Galashiels
TD1 1 DP
Tel: 01896 751300
Fax: 01896 758883
Web: www.edwinthompson.co.uk


Property ref: 121_2523_3850625

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07 July 2015

Nearest station

  • Tweedbank (6.1 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Tweedbank (6.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Edwin Thompson, Galashiels

76 Overhaugh Street, Galashiels, TD1 1DP

01896 555003 Local call rate

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