Two Residential Building Plots

Swinside Stack Yard, Jedburgh, Scottish Borders, TD8 6ND

Offers Over £140,000

0.47 acres

  • Rural, yet accessible location.
  • Two residential building plots.
  • Lapsed Planning Permission for 2 dwellings.
  • For sale as a whole or in two lots.
  • About 0.47 acres in total

SITUATIONSwinside Stackyard is set in a fine rural position at Swinside, a farming settlement near Oxnam about 6 miles south of Jedburgh. The area around Swinside is mostly farm land and forestry near the Cheviot Hills and close to the English border. Oxnam is a pretty Borders village with a charming church and a village hall. More extensive amenities are found in Jedburgh which has a population in excess of 4,000 and a good range of shops along with a doctors surgery, petrol station, both primary and secondary schools and a selection of hotels and restaurants. DESCRIPTIONThe plots at Swinside Stackyad are situated overlooking farm land to the south. In total the site extends to about 0.47 acres (0.19 hectares). Plot 3 extends to about 0.23 acres (0.09ha)Plot 4 extends to about 0.24 acres (0.10 ha)Total = 0.47 acres (0.19ha)The plots are nestled behind Swinside Cottages and offer a chance to build one or two attractive homes in a rural setting whilst being within easy reach of a rural community.PLANNING CONSENTPlanning consent (subject to the approval of matters specified in conditions) was granted in 2012 (ref:12/00002/AMC Erection of two dwelling houses and detached double car port’ ) and has now lapsed. The original consent was for 2 plots, each with a detached, 4 bedroom dwelling house with garden grounds and a single garage (detached). Copies of this decision notice and other documents are available from the Scottish Borders Council planning portal ( The purchaser(s) shall be required to submit a detailed planning application for the design of the proposed dwelling. The costs attributed to the access road will be shared equally between the two plots.SERVICESThere is a private water supply from a bore hole nearby and a connection could be made to this. A connection to the private drainage system will require to be installed by the purchaser. Main electricity is adjacent to the site, the purchaser will be responsible for any connections. DIRECTIONSFrom the A68 in Jedburgh take the turning at Laidlaw Memorial Pool signposted to Oxnam. Go through Oxnam Village and continue for about 1 mile. Take the left turn signposted to Hownam. The settlement of Swinside is about 1.5 miles from this junction. Plots 3 and 4 lie behind the Swinside Cottages.WHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words via the enclosed link by appointment with the selling agents. POST CODETD8 0ND