Land for sale

Southcroft, Earlston

Offers Over £250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A grass paddock extending to approximately 1.757 ha (4.34 acres) or thereby together with timber panelled stable building, outbuildings and a field shelter situated to the south east o...
  • The site is situated within the Earlston Development Boundary as defined within the Scottish Borders Local Development Plan 2016. There may be some residential development potential su...
  • Available with vacant possession.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

General Information

The subjects are situated to the south east of Earlston.

Earlston is situated to the north east of the central borders, conveniently located for access to the main borders towns. It is an attractive town which can trace its origins back to the 1200’s and lays its claim to fame as the home of Thomas Learmont, better known as Thomas the Rhymer. Now a bustling town situated on the edge of the A68 trunk road it has a population of approximately of 1,779 according to the 2011 population census, an increase of around 4% over the population recorded in 2001. The market square, which was laid out as a rose garden to mark the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953, forms the heart of the village and main retail area.

Description
A grass paddock extending to approximately 1.757 ha (4.34 acres) or thereby together with timber panelled stable building, outbuildings and a field shelter.

The centre of Turfford Burn forms the east and southern boundary of the site.

The land, which is all laid to grass, is registered as an agricultural holding.

The site is accessed off the A6105 via East Green.

Planning
The site is situated within the Earlston Development boundary as defined within the Scottish Borders Local Development Plan 2016.

Scottish Borders Council have been marketing the neighbouring former High School site in Earlston as a residential development site. There agents submitted a Planning Brief in February 2009 which is now referred to in the housing allocation for that site within the Earlston Settlement Profile of the Local Development Plan.

https://www.scotborders.gov.uk/downloads/file/1329/earlston_high_school_planning_brief

An extract ‘Development proposals for Earlston High School (Appendix 4—Key Diagram)’ prepared by Scottish Borders Council is provided below:

Statutory Designations
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency Indicative Coastal and Flood Risk Map (Scotland) indicates that part of the subjects are considered to be vulnerable to flooding.

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency flood map identifies properties considered at a 1 in 200 year risk or greater probability of flooding.

This may have implications on any future development proposals for the building as this designation will generally trigger a requirement for detailed flood risk assessments. The vendor of the property has had a Flood Risk Assessment undertaken which can be made available to the successful purchaser.

There are no other known special landscape designations, scheduled monuments, listings .

Offers
Offers should include: The identity of the purchasers; the price offered; clear details of any conditions attached to the offer; proposed timescale for conclusion of missives, completion and payment.

A closing date may be set for offers. Please note that only those parties who formally notify their interest will be informed of the closing date. Interested parties are advised to notify the selling agents of their interest as soon as possible. The sellers reserve the right to sell privately and are not bound to accept the highest or indeed any offer.

VAT
Any prices are exclusive of VAT. Any intending purchasers must satisfy themselves independently as to the instances of VAT in respect of any transaction

Viewings
Strictly by appointment with the sole agents:

Edwin Thompson LLP, Chartered Surveyors
76 Overhaugh Street
Galashiels
TD1 1DP

Tel: 01896 751300
Fax: 01896 758883
Email: s.sanderson@edwin-thompson.co.uk




Property ref: 121_2523_4232002

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
17 August 2016

Nearest station

  • Tweedbank (4.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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01896 555003 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Tweedbank (4.0 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

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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