Land for sale

Burns Mill, Roxburgh Street, GALASHIELS, Scottish Borders

Offers Over £110,000

Property Description

Key features

  • For Sale - Development Site
  • • Edge of town centre position
  • • Site area 0.11 ha (0.27 acres)
  • • Zoned for re-development within the 2016 Scottish Borders Local Development Plan
  • • Strong local rental sector
  • • Railway link to Edinburgh

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Location
The subjects occupy a site with access from Roxburgh Street in a convenient edge of town centre position.

Galashiels, with a population of approximately 14,000, is generally considered the main commercial centre serving the Scottish Borders. It is widely regarded as the principal administrative and retail centre serving the Scottish Borders effectively serving a population of in excess of 110,000 (according to the 2001 Census).

The town features a wide range of high street and out of town retailing, restaurants, cafes and local amenities.

It is also the home of the Scottish Borders Campus which includes Heriot Watt School of Textiles and Design and Borders College, which have 4000 part-time and 1650 full-time students.

Borders Railway has re-established passenger rail services between Galashiels and Edinburgh. The journey time from Galashiels to Edinburgh city centre is expected to be approximately 55 minutes, with departures every 30 minutes. On weekdays the first train will depart from Edinburgh at 0545, the last at 2355. Further details on the Borders railway are available at http://www.bordersrailway.co.uk.

Distances to nearby towns and cities are detailed below:
City / Town Distance (Miles)
Melrose 5
Hawick 17
Peebles 19
Edinburgh 33
Carlisle 58
Newcastle 74

Description
A site of approximately 0.11 ha (0.27 acres) situated to the west of the town centre with excellent access off Roxburgh Street.


Planning
The site is zoned for re-development as part of a larger allocation of land under reference ZRO6 within the Galashiels Settlement Plan of the 2016 Scottish Borders Local Development Plan.

Burns Mill is outwith the town centre boundary and conservation area.

A previous planning application for residential development reference 04/00273/OUT was approved in July 2004.

Services
All mains services are understood to be available ex-adverso.

Legal Costs
Each party will be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in the transaction.

In the normal manner, the purchaser will be liable for any Land and Buildings Transaction Tax thereon.

Entry
On conclusion of legal missives.

Price
Offers over £110,000 are invited.

A closing date may be set for offers. Please note that only those parties who formally notify us of their interest will be informed 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 is not bound to accept the highest or indeed any offer.

VAT
All figures are quoted exclusive of VAT.

Viewing
Strictly by appointment with the sole marketing agents:
Edwin Thompson LLP
Chartered Surveyors
76 Overhaugh Street
Galashiels
TD1 1DP
Tel: 01896 751300
Fax: 01896 758883

Property ref: 121_2523_4286937


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
30 October 2016

Nearest stations

  • Galashiels (0.2 mi)
  • Tweedbank (2.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Edwin Thompson, Galashiels

76 Overhaugh Street, Galashiels, TD1 1DP

01896 555003 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Galashiels (0.2 mi)
  • Tweedbank (2.3 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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