- Planning Permission in Principle
- Developer Contributions Paid
- Semi-Rural Location
- Situated in a Strong School Catchment
- Borders Railway & Borders General Hospital Closeby
This generous building plot of just over half an acre is situated in a rural position in the hills behind Gattonside, only a short distance from the popular Borders town of Melrose.
With Planning Permission in Principle for the erection of a dwellinghouse the Developer Contribution has already been paid by the owners.
This plot offers someone the fantastic opportunity to build a sustainable and bespoke home in a great location in the Central Scottish Borders, with strong school catchment and transport links.
Three and a half miles from the Borders Railway, which runs from Tweedbank to Edinburgh the A68 is only a short distance away, as well as the Borders General Hospital which lies on the outskirts of Melrose.
Edinburgh and Newcastle are easily accessible via the A68, with most Border towns readily available from this central location.
*PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SITE IS OVERGROWN AND IS ROUGH LAND - AS A RESULT THE OWNERS WILL NOT ACCEPT LIABILITY FOR ANYONE WHO WANDERS ONTO THE SITE*
Edinburgh 37.5 miles. Melrose 3 miles. Galashiels 4.5 miles. Tweedbank 3.5 miles
(All distances are approximate)
Planning Reference Number: 19/00222/PPP
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For those with satellite navigation the postcode for the property is: TD6 9BW
Coming from Melrose take the B6360 over Lowood, which crosses the River Tweed, towards Gattonside. Bear left on the B6374 towards Galashiels and after approximately a quarter of a mile turn right at the sign for Gattonside Mains. Follow this road, bearing left at what looks like a junction, for approximately 1.5 miles. You will pass the entrance for Wester Housebyres, and if you keep going will come to the building plot which lies between Penwood and Ragged Edge House.
Coming from Galashiels take the B6374 on the northern side of the River Tweed out of Galashiels. Approximately a quarter of a mile before the Lowood Bridge, turn left at the sign for Gattonside Mains, and follow the above directions.