Land for sale

Land South of the Old Smiddy, Cockburnspath, Berwickshire

Offers Over £65,000

Property Description

Key features

  • UNCONDITIONAL OFFERS ONLY
  • Generous Plot
  • Peaceful location
  • Planning in principle
  • Active community
  • Village primary school

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description
The land to the south of the Old Smiddy in Cockburnspath provides a rare opportunity for a purchaser to build a spacious detached house with gardens and parking in this generous plot of circa 0.24 hectares (0.6 acre) in the centre of the village of Cockburnspath. The site has planning permission in principle reference 16/00943/PPP granted for the construction of a single dwelling house.

Location
Cockburnspath is a popular village on the Berwickshire coast 8.5 miles south of the busy town of Dunbar which has a comprehensive range of shops and services as well as a railway station serving the east coast mainline. The station provides a regular service to Edinburgh, Newcastle upon Tyne and London. Some 20 miles to the south is the town of Berwick upon Tweed which is the most northerly town in England sitting just south of the border. Cockburnspath is close to the sandy bays, beaches and cliff top walks of the Berwickshire coast. Inland are the Lammermuir Hills which provide miles of open country ideal for walkers and nature lovers and within easy reach are Pease Bay beach, and Cove Harbour. The area has rich history with a 16th Century market cross in the heart of the village and a parish church with an unusual round tower. The village has a community shop, a well-regarded primary school and an active village hall with café.

Planning Consent
Planning Consent in principle, Ref 16/00943/PPP has been granted for construction of a single dwelling house and access.

Sec 75 Agreement
A Section 75 Agreement has been agreed in which the party building the house will pay a Planning Obligation for a developer contribution for lifelong learning of £3428.

Services
The site has some historic services in situ. It is intended that the site is to be connected to a main drain and water supply located in the north east corner of the site, where the access track meets the site. Surface water to be via private drain on site. There is already an electricity supply to a building on site.
We would suggest all interested parties make their own enquiries of the service providers.

Access
Access will be taken via the track past the Bowling Club.

Local Authorities
Scottish Borders Council, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0SA

Viewing
By appointment with the selling agents Edwin Thompson.

Price
Unconditional offers in the region of £75,000 are being sought and formal offers should be submitted to Edwin Thompson, the sole selling agents.

Offers
A closing date for offers may be set. Only those who notify us of their interest will be informed of a closing date and interested parties are advised to lodge a note of interest as soon as possible. The seller reserves the right not to be bound to accept the highest or indeed any offer made.



Property ref: 121_2524_4560551


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05 June 2018

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44-48 Hide Hill, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, TD15 1AB

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Nearest station

  • Dunbar (7.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Edwin Thompson, Berwick-Upon-Tweed

44-48 Hide Hill, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, TD15 1AB

03339 873602 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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