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Eddy Road, Newstead, MELROSE, Scottish Borders

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Reduced on 08/02/2021

Key features

  • Attractive position in the center of the sought after village of Newstead.
  • Full Planning Permission.
  • Good level site.
  • Convenient readily accessible Village location within the central Borders.
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Family size home
  • Development opportunity

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

A site central site in a sought after village providing a well positioned residential development opportunity. The site has full planning permission for a single 4 bedroom dwelling with 2 en-suites and utility room.

Attractive position in the center of the sought after village of Newstead.
Full Planning Permission.
Good level site.
Convenient readily accessible Village location within the Central Borders

General Information
The Eddy Road plot is a site accessed from the main street and Eddy Road in the centre.

Newstead is a relatively small village with a population of approximately 260. The settlement is situated within a highly sought after area approximately 1 mile to the east of Melrose, 6 miles east of Galashiels.

It is an historic area, reputedly the oldest continually-inhabited settlement is Scotland, recorded as far back as 650 AD. The settlement is situated on the Tweed Valley at the crossing point for the Roman Dere Street. Trimontium, a former Roman Fort is a notable feature at Newstead. The name is taken from its position at the base of the three peaks of the picturesque Eildon Hills (Trium montium). This was a post of the Romans in the Roman province of Valentia occupied from 80-211 AD and at peak, occupation is believed to have been occupied by up to 1,500 soldiers and a small civilian population.

It is a popular residential village and is readily accessible to all the principal towns within the central Scottish Borders and benefits from good connectivity with the A68 Trunk Road and the A7 providing excellent access to the National Roads Network via the A6091 (Melrose by-pass). Edinburgh is approximately 37 miles north. Newcastle-upon-Tyne is approximately 68 miles south. The southern terminus of the new established Borders Railway linking the Central

Borders to Edinburgh Waverley is Tweedbank Station approximately 2.5miles west.

The plot benefits from Full Planning Permission for a single dwelling. Details are available on the Scottish Borders Council online planning portal. Planning reference 19/01740/FUL.

Ground conditions
The purchaser/developer will be responsible for any necessary assessment of ground conditions.

Mains foul and surface water drainage; water; electricity are assumed to be available adjacent or close to the site.
It is the responsibility of the purchaser to determine the exact position of existing services and to arrange for any modification/connection of these to the development in consultation with the relevant services providers.

Absolute Ownership

Method of Sale
The site is offered for sale as a whole with vacant possession by Private Treaty.

Offers should include:
The identity of the purchasers;
the price offered; source of funds;
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.

Value Added Tax
Any intending purchasers must satisfy themselves independently as to the instances of VAT in respect of any transaction.

By appointment with the sole agents.
Edwin Thompson, Chartered Surveyors
76 Overhaugh Street

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Eddy Road, Newstead, MELROSE, Scottish Borders


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Tweedbank Station2.5 miles
  • Galashiels Station4.5 miles
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