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Land At Pentland Avenue, Colinton, Edinburgh, EH13

Under Offer £450,000
0.3 ac.

Property Description

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  • 0.3 acres (0.12 hectares)

Key features

  • Residential Building Plot
  • South-facing
  • Prime Colinton location
  • Full planning consent
  • About 0.3 acres/0.13 Ha

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Delightful residential building plot with the benefit of existing planning consent.
About 0.3 acres (0.13 ha)


Pentland Avenue is located in the Colinton Conservation Area, a high amenity residential area with fine individual family houses in generous gardens, approximately 4 miles from the city centre. Colinton Village has a picturesque setting on the edge of the Water of Leith with a good range of specialist shopping, a choice of restaurants, a thriving local church and tennis club. Merchiston Castle School is on the edge of the village and the property is within easy reach of George Watson's College and Edinburgh Napier University. There is a choice of golf courses in the vicinity as well as lovely country walks along the Water of Leith walkway and the nearby Pentlands. There is excellent access to the west of the City connecting to the bypass, Edinburgh Business Park, the Airport and Central Scotland motorway network.


The building plot at Pentland Avenue is located on the north side of Pentland Avenue and is former garden ground to the lovely house to the north known as Glenlyon which is accessed at 45 Spylaw Bank Road. The plot will have its own pedestrian and vehicular access from Pentland Avenue and is currently a mature and well established garden with lawn hedging, shrubs and mature trees with a stone wall to the south, east and western boundaries. The plot is for sale with the benefit of existing consent. Planning consent applications number 15/03748/FUL and 15/03749/LBC were granted on 13 August 2015 and 26 August 2015 for the erection of a new house on this area of garden with pedestrian and car entrances. This design of the property is for 1.5 storeys and the design is intended to be compatible with its setting and the adjoining and surrounding houses. Full plans and elevations are available on the City of Edinburgh website (

The proposed house accommodation is as follows:
Ground floor: porch, entrance hall and stair to first floor, drawing room with library, kitchen/dining room, utility room, family sitting room, bedroom 5, shower room.
First floor: master bedroom with dressing and shower room, bedroom with en suite shower room, two further bedrooms, bathroom.
The total internal square foot of the proposed house and garage is approximately 2904 sq ft and has been carefully positioned and lined with existing houses to allow for ample parking as well as a secluded garden. Prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves in all regards in relation to the planning consent and conditions contained therein.

It is understood that there are mains services available in Pentland Avenue however purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the adequacy of supply and availability of such services.

The boundaries on the east, south and west are already clearly delineated. The sellers will be responsible for the erection of a 2 metre timber fence along the length of the boundary currently marked by posts prior to the date of entry. Maintenance thereafter will be on a mutual basis.

Please refer to the planning consent with regard to treatment of the trees.

Special note
Please note that the sale of this plot will be by way of disposition and will stipulate amongst others that the house on this plot will be of 1.5 storey design, being one house only and with a maximum ridge height of 9 metres from ground level. The purchasers will be required to ensure that any existing services from Glenlyon to Pentland Avenue remains intact and uninterrupted.

To be by mutual agreement.

Offers must be submitted in Scottish legal terms to the Selling Agents. A closing date for offers may be fixed and prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest with the Selling Agents following inspection.

Strictly by appointment with Savills - 0131 247 3719.

Acreage: 0.3 Acres

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Added on Rightmove:
15 September 2016

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