Building plot for sale with planning permission in principle for a three bedroom two-storey detached house. Located on the popular Edinburgh Road in Peebles and making the most of its raised position with views across the town, this rarely available plot of approximate 0.075 acres, offers the opportunity to build your dream home to your own specifications.
Current proposed accommodation comprises: Lower ground floor; entrance vestibule, hallway, bedroom/study, WC and a garage. Ground floor; living room, master bedroom with en-suite shower room, bedroom and a bathroom.
Purchasers are free to build the property as originally designed or undertake their own design subject to the planning and building regulations. Note that in the latter case there are conditions in the sale with regard to the resulting houses height, width and location that will need to be adhered to.
A public water supply, common sewer, mains electricity, mains gas and telephone are all available on Edinburgh Road adjacent to the plot.
Provided that the development is for a single house, Scottish Borders Council have confirmed there will be no Development Contribution liability.
The Royal Burgh of Peebles is a thriving market town and the third largest town in the Borders with a population of around 8,000. The town offers an excellent array of amenities including banks, post office, a range of shops, supermarkets and restaurants, as well as schools at primary and secondary levels. There is also a swimming pool, leisure centre, theatre and an arts centre. The local area is particularly well served for recreational activities with excellent golf courses, fishing, walking and mountain biking all within easy reach. In the summer, Peebles really comes alive with residents treated to some spectacular events right on their doorstep, including the Beltane Week, Agricultural Show, Arts Festival, Jazz Festival and Highland Games. There is good access from Peebles to the other border’s towns via the road network, with the A703 giving access to Edinburgh City Bypass, and the capital beyond. A regular bus service runs to and from Edinburgh and to neighbouring towns including Galashiels.