Development Opportunity - Granthouse Outdoor Centre, Grantshouse, TD11 3RN
Guide Price £79,995
The subjects occupy an elevated position to the north west of Grantshouse.
Grantshouse with a population of approximately 100 is located to the east of The Borders approximately 40 miles to the south of Edinburgh benefitting from good road links via the A1 which is dualled the majority of the distance between Grantshouse and Edinburgh to the north. Mainline east coast stations at Berwick-upon-Tweed, 16 miles south east and Dunbar, 13 miles south west provide regular services to Edinburgh, Newcastle-upon-Tyne and London.
The site is accessed off Mansfield, adjoined by housing to the east and south. The site is bounded by open fields to the rear and the villageﾒs park to the west.
A regular shaped site in an elevated position with pleasant views. The central section of the site is occupied by the former study centre building with a tarmacadam car park to the front.
The building is of timber framed construction clad in timber panelling under light weight timber trussed roofs, part pitched, part flat with felted roof covering. Cast iron rain water goods with PVC additions.
The accommodation comprises:
Entrance hall, canteen/ dining room, utility room, storage cupboard, west corridor providing access to medical room with wc and shower room, four bedrooms, training room, gents wcﾒs comprising two wc cubicles each with low flush units, three urinals and three wash hand basins, ladies w.c.ﾒs with three cubicles each with low flush units and three wash hand basins, utility room, drying room with low level electric heater pipes on either side and drying rails, store room plumbed for two washer dryers, shelved store room, staff accommodation comprising bedroom, shower room and w.c. with low flush unit.
The main unit has been measured in accordance with the RICS Code of Measuring Practice to provide a gross external area of 558.57 sq m (6,021 sq ft). The site has been measured from an OS based plan to a site area of approximately 0.256 ha (0.63 acre) or thereby.
Mains electricity, water and drainage are presumed to be connected to the existing building.
The site is within the Grantshouse settlement boundary as defined in the proposed Scottish Borders Local Development Plan which is understood to be close to being adopted.
Informal soundings with the Planning and Building Section of Scottish Borders Council would suggest residential redevelopment of the site would be considered.
Interested parties are advised to discuss proposals with the Development Negotiator at Scottish Borders Council, with regards to development contributions that may apply.
The property is currently assessed to a Rateable Value of ﾣ8,800 effective from 01-Apr-10.
Presumed Absolute Ownership.
Offers should be addressed to:
Chief Legal Officer
Scottish Borders Council
Newtown St Boswells
Melrose, TD6 OSA
Fax number: 01835 826693
A copy of any offers should also be faxed to 01896 758883.
Offers should include:
The identity of the purchasers; the price offered; clear details of any conditions attached to the offer; proposed timescale for conclusion of missives, completion and payment.
A closing date may be set for offers. Please note that only those parties who formally notify their interest will be informed of the closing date. Interested parties are advised to notify the selling agents of their interest as soon as possible. The sellers reserve the right to sell privately and are not bound to accept the highest or indeed any offer.
Energy Performance Certificate
The subjects have been assessed to an Energy Performance rating of E.
Strictly by appointment with the sole agents:
Edwin Thompson LLP
76 Overhaugh Street
Galashiels, TD1 1DP
Tel: 01896 751300
Fax: 01896 758883
Email: [email protected]
Former Outdoor Study Centre
Scope for a range of uses including conversion or residential re-development
GEA 559.57 sq m (6,021 sq ft) or thereby
Site Area 0.256 ha (0.63 acres)
Elevated edge of village position