Plot for salePlot at Howpark,TD11
- 0.25 acre plot
- Local contributions already paid
- Additional land of 2.97 acres available
- A1 T road 1 mile distant
- Commuting distance to Edinburgh
- Idylic rural location
GENERAL INFORMATION Howpark is located in an idyllic countryside location approximately just 1 mile from the village of Grantshouse and the A1 and less than 3 miles from the east coas.t
Duns is just 8 miles to the west and provides a good variety of local amenities such as shopping and banking whilst a broader range of services and mainline railway station can be found at both Dunbar and Berwick-upon-Tweed which are 16 and 14 miles away respectively.
DIRECTIONS Driving south down the A1, turn left 400m south of Grantshouse. After a further 400m turn left again and follow the road for a approximately 0.75 miles before reaching Howpark. Driving north up the A1 turn right approximately 1000m south of Granthouse. After a further 600m turn right again and follow the road for a approximately 0.75 miles before reaching Howpark. The plot lies to the west side of the road.
THE PLOT This elevated building plot offers a rare opportunity to build a family home in a fine rural setting. The plot currently forms part of a field and has the following critical dimensions:
Pot 1 - 0.126 acres.
PLANNING CONSENT Outline planning consent for the erection of a single dwellings was granted by Scottish Borders Council on 12th December 2007 under reference number: 07/00377/OUT. Copies of the consent and the plans submitted are available for inspection at the offices of the Selling Agents.
SECTION 69 AGREEMENT Text as before
SERVICES The plot is to be sold with services installed to the edge of the site. It is understood by the Selling Agents that:
Water - a connection will be made available to the new private water supply.
Electricity - the Vendor has undertaken to provide an electricity connection at the site boundary. All responsibilities and costs for connection of the electricity supply will be borne entirely by the purchaser.
Drainage - foul drainage will be to a shared treatment plant. The Vendor warrants that they will install a treatment plant in the field to the south of the development site along with a disconnecting.
ACCESS Access to the plot is taken directly from the public road. All necessary rights will be granted for access, improvement and maintenance of the internal roads.
It should be noted that the purchasers will jointly own the section of road shaded yellow on the site layout plan and will have an equal share in the cost of the road construction and future maintenance.
LOCAL AUTHORITIES Scottish Borders Council, Newtown St. Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0SA. Tel: 01835 824000.
Scottish Power, Cathcart Business Park, Spain Street, Glasgow, G44 4BE. Tel: 0845 270 0700.
Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA), Burnbrae, Mossilee Road, Galashiels, TD1 1NF. Tel: 01896 754797.
Scottish Water, 55 Buckstone Terrace, Edinburgh, EH10 6XH. Tel: 0845 601 8855.
CONDITIONS OF SALE There will be a number of shared rights pertaining to the sale of the plot and the details of these will be agreed between parties at the point of sale. However, in particular:
1) The purchaser be responsible for a share of future maintenance in respect of the vehicular access.
2) The purchaser will be responsible for a share of maintenance in respect of the private water supply system.
3) The purchaser will be responsible for a share in the cost of maintaining the private drainage system.
4) The Vendor will undertake to erect a boundary fence along the south, east and west boundaries of the plots. Thereafter, all future repair and maintenance will be met in full by the purchase.
5) The purchaser will undertake to erect a boundary fence along the northern boundary within 6 months of completion and will thereafter be solely responsible for all future repair and maintenance.
OFFERS Offers should be submitted in Scottish Legal Form to the offices of the sole Selling Agents. On conclusion of missives a non-refundable 10% deposit will be paid by the Purchaser to the Vendors' Solicitors, with the balance of the purchase price being paid on completion.
CLOSING DATE A Closing Date for offers may be set and only parties who have registered written notes of interest will be informed of that date.
VIEWING The plot can be viewed at any time and in possession of a copy of these sales particulars. Viewers are advised that Howpark is a working farm and as such should exercise caution when viewing. All parties view at their own risk.
IMPORTANT NOTICE Edwin Thompson for themselves and for the Vendors of this property whose Agents they are give notice that:
1)The particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, any offer or contract.
2)All descriptions, plans, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details, are given in good faith and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchaser should not rely upon them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them.
3)No person in the employment of Edwin Thompson has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property or these particulars, nor to enter into any contract relating to the property on behalf of the Agents, nor into any contract on behalf of the Vendor.
4)No responsibility can be accepted for loss or expense incurred in viewing or in the event of any property being sold or withdrawn.
5) These particulars were prepared in June 2008.
IF YOU ARE THINKING OF SELLING OR LETTING YOUR OWN PROPERTY IN THIS AREA, PLEASE CONTACT US AT EDWIN THOMPSON ON 01289 304432.
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