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Under Offer £40,000
860 sq. m.

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  • 9,256 sq ft (860 sq m)

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Tenure: Freehold

A residential development site with expired planning consent for a detached dwelling in a site extending to approximately 860 sq metres for which our clients are reapplying for consent. This is a rural area in the Dumfriesshire hills situated between the White Esk and Black Esk Rivers which is surrounded by agricultural land and forestry and providing excellent opportunities for outdoor pursuits. The popular town of Langholm is approximately 12 miles away with the Motorway and railway accessible at Lockerbie which is approximately 14 miles or the City of Carlisle around 31 miles. Mains water and electricity are available nearby with the consent allowing for the construction of a septic tank. The vendors also own nearby grazing land which would be available on an annual licence if desired by the purchaser.

The site is situated in a quiet rural area in the Dumfriesshire hills above the White Esk river and approximately 12 miles from the local town of Langholm and 14 miles from Lockerbie and the Motorway. This area is predominantly forestry being part of the Castle O'er Forest with much wildlife and tremendous opportunities for outdoor pursuits.

From Langholm, which is on the A7 north of Junction 44 of the M6 at Carlisle, take the B709 turning towards Eskdalemuir. After proceed through Bentpath and approximately 8 miles from Langholm, there is a left turning before the River Esk Bridge which is signposted to Lockerbie and Bailiehill. Follow this minor road for approximately 2 miles to Bailiehill where you take a right turning signposted to Eskdalemuir. Follow this road over the Black Esk River and Castle O'er will be seen on your right after approximately 1 mile. For sat nav purposes a suitable post code is DG13 0PJ.

Planning permission was obtained dated the 3rd March 2014 for the erection of a dwelling house and installation of a septic tank and soakaway system but now expired. A copy of the planning consent and plan is available for inspection at the agent's office, by email, online from our website or at Dumfries & Galloway Council website Ref 14/P/4/0011. Our clients propose to reapply for consent.

We understand that mains water and electricity are available nearby and the planning consent allows for the installation of a septic tank. Interested parties should make their own enquiries to the relevant provider regarding the suitability of services.

We understand there is a right of way along the shared access from the public road to the site. The access is maintained jointly by the users.

The purchaser will erect and maintain the boundaries.

The property does not at present have a postcode but based on a nearby property it is likely to be DG13 0PJ.

Vacant possession of the property will be given upon completion of the sale, which will be by arrangement.

Dumfries & Galloway Council, Council Offices, English Street, Dumfries, DG1 2DD. Tel: 03033 333000.

Stevenson & Johnstone, 38 High Street, Langholm, DG13 0JH. Tel: 01387 380482.

Offers for the property should be submitted in Scottish Legal Form to C & D Rural, Lakeside, Townfoot, Longtown, Carlisle CA6 5LY. Those parties wishing to be informed of a closing date for offers, should notify the selling agents of their interest, as soon as possible, to ensure they are contacted. The Vendor and selling agents do, however, reserve the right to sell privately and without imposing a closing date and do not bind themselves to accept the highest or any offer.

At any time during daylight hours whilst in possession of these sale particulars.

NOTE Photographs were taken in March 2017.

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10 November 2016

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