Amenity Woodland

Tanlaw Wood, Kelso, Scottish Borders, TD5 7ST

Offers Over £280,000

52.06 acres

  • Amenity woodland
  • Stand of mature conifers
  • 52.06 acres

LOCATION Tanlaw Wood enjoys an excellent location about 1 mile north east of Kelso’s market square. Kelso sits at the confluence of the River Tweed and the River Teviot and the surrounding countryside is noted for its scenic beauty. The town has good road links with the other principal towns in the Scottish Borders and there are railway stations at both Tweedbank (16 miles) and Berwick upon Tweed (24 miles). ACCESSTanlaw Wood is just off the B6461 Kelso to Ednam road with a right of access from Hendersyde North Lodge.THE WOODLANDTanlaw Wood was originally part of Hendersyde Park, a compact, early 19th-century estate with a parkland landscape. Tanlaw Wood was planted to provide interest and shelter on the north-eastern corner of the estate. The North Approach runs through part of the woodland. This drive, flanked by the woodland for much of its length, was established in the mid 19th century and is no longer used for access to Hendersdye House.The mature areas of the woodland comprises a diverse mixture of broadleaves plus an area of conifers.The woodland extends to approximately 21.07 ha (52.06 acres) and is partially bordered by a high stone wall.This is an excellent opportunity to acquire a woodland which can be enjoyed for amenity purposes.BUILDINGSThere are 2 buildings located within Tanlaw Wood;C Listed water tower. The stone water tower has a slate roof and dates from the latter part of the 19th Century. It was originally built to provide the estate with water.C Listed monument to Anna Marie Griffith is a pedestal that was erected in 1844 .WOODLAND GRANTS AND FELLING LICENCESThere are currently no grant schemes or felling licences in operation over the woodland. HISTORIC SCOTLANDTanlaw Wood, along with the adjacent parkland, was placed onto Scotland’s Inventory of Garden and Designed Landscapes in 2011.RIGHTS OF ACCESSThe woodland benefits from a right of access including for timber extraction onto the A698. The property is sold subject to all existing title conditions, rights of access, servitude rights and others and the purchaser(s) will be held to have satisfied themselves as to the nature of all such servitude rights and others following their solicitors’ examination of the title deeds.SPORTING RIGHTSThese are currently unlet and included in the sale MINERALSThese are included unless otherwise reserved by Statute or Title.LOCAL AUTHORITYScottish Borders Council. Newtown St Boswells. Melrose, TD6 0SA. Tel: 0300 100 1800Scottish Forestry. South Scotland Conservancy Area Office, Weavers Court, Forest Mill, Selkirk, TD7 5NY. Tel: 0300 067 6007DIRECTIONSFrom Kelso take the B6461 Ednam road. Shortly after leaving the town, and before reaching the Race Course, turn right on to the private drive at Hendersyde North Lodge. WHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter the following 3 words: resurgent.knees.majors