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Under Offer

Plot At Smithy Cottage

Houndslow, Gordon, Scottish Borders, TD3 6LX

Guide Price £80,000


  • Attractive residential plot

  • About 0.87 acres

  • Tremendous outlooks

  • Accessible rural lcoation

  • Within Earlston High School catchment

LOCATION
The plot has an accessible rural location on the western edge of Houndslow. There are tremendous north westerly outlooks over the neighbouring Borders countryside.

Houndslow lies on the A697 between Lauder and Greenlaw and is approximately 2 miles south ...

LOCATION
The plot has an accessible rural location on the western edge of Houndslow. There are tremendous north westerly outlooks over the neighbouring Borders countryside.

Houndslow lies on the A697 between Lauder and Greenlaw and is approximately 2 miles south of Westruther. The plot is accessed from the A697, immediately to the west of Smithy Cottage.

Local amenities in Westruther include a primary school, village hall, inn and church. A wider range of amenities, including local shops, is found in each of Greenlaw, Gordon and Lauder. Secondary schooling is at the well regarded Earlston High School.

DESCRIPTION
This is a spacious residential plot which extends to approximately 0.87 acres and enjoys excellent outlooks over the surrounding countryside.

PLANNING
There is planning permission in principle for a single dwelling on the plot (subject to completion of the legal agreement) and the planning reference is 17/00759/PPP.

The purchaser will be responsible for developer contributions for Westruther primary school and Earlston high school and these currently total £5,866 although this amount could change as some contributions are indexed annually with effect from 1st April.

SERVICES
Mains electricity and water are available nearby. Private drainage will be required. It will be the purchasers responsibility to service the plot.