Residential Plot

Kirkbank, Kelso, TD5 8LE

Guide Price £225,000

1 acres

  • Beautiful rural location.
  • On the banks of River Teviot.
  • Fishing rights.
  • About 1 acre site.
  • Unique opportunity.

SITUATIONThis picturesque residential plot overlooks the River Teviot close to the Kalemouth Suspension Bridge .The plot also enjoys excellent aspect towards the Cheviots and is set amidst scenic Borders countryside between Kelso and Jedburgh. It is situated approximately 2 miles from Heiton and the Roxburghe Schloss Hotel and championship golf course.Arguably the most attractive of the Borders towns, Kelso (5 miles) is set in an area of great scenic beauty and is noted particularly for its fine Market Square and for the remains of one of the great Border Abbeys. The town sits at the confluence of the River Tweed and the River Teviot. Kelso provides a good shopping centre together with an excellent range of social and sporting facilities including golf, bowls, tennis, swimming, curling, National Hunt racing and fishing. There is a new high school in the town together with two primary schools. Kelso has good road links with the other principal towns in the Borders and there is a main line railway station at Berwick upon Tweed (30 miles) and the Borders Railway between Galashiels and Edinburgh 46 miles.DESCRIPTIONThis superbly located one acre rural residential plot extends to the River Teviot and consists of approximately 0.8 acres of grounds and a further 0.2 acres of river.The site for a new detached dwelling benefits from excellent access an superb riverside views.Single bank fishing rights for trout run with the ownership of the site and additional salmon fishing rights along the same stretch of river could be separately negotiated with the vendor.The consented planning application drawings indicate the proposed dwelling could be designed to exceed a gross internal floor area of 200 sq.m. The final design, specification and area of the dwelling would be subject to obtaining full planning consent.PROPOSED ACCOMMODATIONOpportunity for an attractive custom designed or self-built, energy efficient two storey house with adequate space for home workspace or office.GARDEN AND GROUNDS There is shared access from the public road to the proposed new house and Kirkbank House. The generous garden would mainly lie to the northwest of the site and down towards the River. PLANNING Planning Permission in Full has been granted for a change in use. Planning Permission in Principal has been granted for a dwelling on the 0.35 acre plot.The planning reference is 23/00025/PPP and the Developers Contribution has been covered by the Vendors.SERVICESMains electricity and water supplies run along the A698. Drainage will be via a shared septic tank which is already in place and fully serviced.DIRECTIONSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter the following 3 words: crowbar.quietest.umbrellasVIEWINGSStrictly by appointment with the selling agents. POST CODETD5 8LE