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Former Filter Station

Dechmont, Broxburn, EH52 6LN

Offers Over £175,000


  • Development plot with planning consent for the conversion of derelict filter station to form 1 dwelling

  • Located in a rural yet accessible location

  • Attractive views over surrounding countryside

  • Large area of ground for the creation of garden space to coincide with the development opportunity

  • About 0.2 Ha (0.5 Acres) in total

The former filter station development Plot is situated in a private and scenic position in the centre of West Lothian council area. The Plot enjoys an attractive rural location situated on the outskirts of the village of Dechmont which provides …

The former filter station development Plot is situated in a private and scenic position in the centre of West Lothian council area. The Plot enjoys an attractive rural location situated on the outskirts of the village of Dechmont which provides a number of day to day amenities including infant schooling, a local shop and post office. There is also a 18 hole golf course and clubhouse in Broxburn and the property falls within the school catchment area for Broxburn Academy with a regular bus service for pupils. The town of Broxburn is only a short journey away by car and offers an excellent range of amenities including banks, church, local shops, pubs, restaurants and sporting amenities.

The historic Royal Burgh of Edinburgh lies about 20 miles to the West of the property, famous for its castle Royal Mile and Scottish Parliament, and has an excellent range of amenities along with a railway station, bus station and Airport only 10 miles away. The City centre amenities include excellent shopping facilities, banks, Post Office, bars, restaurants, professional offices, churches, Princess Street Gardens and a further array of leisure facilities including the Edinburgh Christmas market which sees St. Andrews Square Garden turn into an ice rink. Private schooling is also near with day and full boarding at Merchiston Castle (all boys’ school), George Watson’s, Fettes, Edinburgh Academy and St George’s (all girl school.)

The plot at the Former Filter Station is located in a highly accessible location with the M8 to the South providing quick access to both Edinburgh and the Glasgow. There is a nearby Park and Ride service at Livingston, with regular express coach services to Edinburgh, Glasgow and Stirling. There are train stations at Uphall, Bathgate and Livingston North with services to Haymarket and Edinburgh Waverley as well as Glasgow Queens Street. Edinburgh Airport is situated on the periphery of the City and has a wide range of domestic and international flights.

The surrounding countryside provides a wonderful setting for the property and there are ample opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast, and an excellent range of opportunities for golf in the area including courses at Broxburn, Linlithgow and Deer Park. For the outdoor enthusiast there are excellent opportunities for hill walking at Cockleroy Hill and Muiravonside Country Park.

DESCRIPTION
The plot containing disused former filter station presents a fantastic and rare development opportunity. Planning permission was secured for the site on 9th January 2020 to allow the former filter station to be transformed into one dwelling, drive way and garden. The site is located about 5 miles from the town of Bathgate and lies to the North of the M8 which links Edinburgh and Glasgow. The plot extends to 0.20 ha (0.5 acres), which will allow for the creation of ample area of garden ground to accompany the dwelling.