Residential Development Site, Langtongate, Duns, TD11 3QG
Duns is the county town of Berwickshire with a comprehensive range of services, shops and schools including a public swimming pool, the newly constructed Berwickshire High School and the Jim Clark Rooms. The town annually hosts the Jim Clark Rally, Duns Reivers Week and the Berwickshire Show. Duns is in a predominantly rural area and is a traditional market town with the major local industries being agriculture, tourism and service industries. Berwick upon Tweed is approximately 16 miles away and has a comprehensive range of shopping facilities as well as a wealth of leisure and recreational opportunities with a modern theatre and arts centre. The town has a mainline railway station on the east coast line with direct connections to Edinburgh, Newcastle and London.
The eastern Borders has a rich and colourful history and offers a wealth of sporting and recreational opportunities. There are a number of excellent links and inland golf courses including those at Duns, Eyemouth, Dunbar, Berwick and The Hirsel with racecourses at Kelso and Musselburgh. The River Tweed and its tributaries provide internationally acclaimed salmon fishing and there is good trout fishing available locally. The area is generally renowned for the quality of its field sports and the east coast provides dramatic scenery, magnificent beaches, sailing, sea fishing, diving and bird watching opportunities. Transport links are excellent with the A1 being approximately 10 miles to the east and railway stations at Berwick upon Tweed and Dunbar with regular services to Edinburgh and Newcastle and London some 3½ hours to the south.
The site extends to 4.15 acres and is presently agricultural. The site is located within an infill site within the town boundary next to the recently constructed Berwickshire High School.
The sale of the site provides the opportunity to build a first class residential development in the county town of Berwickshire and gives the developer the opportunity to unlock further sites for development.
The site is part of the site identified as ADUNS023 in the Scottish Borders Council Local Development Plan Settlement Profile for Duns. The site ADUNS023 in total extends to approximately 10.87 acres and includes land to the east of the site for sale. It is noted in the Local Development Plan that ADUNS023 has an indicative site capacity of 60 houses. There is also the potential for access through to the indicative longer term housing site SDUNS001 as identified in the Local Development Plan to the south of this site which is indicated as potential long term housing and extends to 39.78 acres. Further information on planning is included in the CD Information Pack.
A CD Information Pack will be available to genuine prospective purchasers including further detailed information.
The property is offered for sale as a whole with vacant possession by private treaty.
A closing date for offers may be fixed and all interested parties are advised to register their interest with the Selling Agents.
The Sellers shall not be bound to accept the highest or indeed any offer.
Offers should be submitted in Scottish Legal Form to the Selling Agents.
New mains connections for water, electricity, foul and surface water will be required to service the proposed development. Enquiries have been made to the utility providers and where responses have been obtained these will be available in the CD Information Pack.
Exceptional residential development opportunity located within the popular Berwickshire market town of Duns.
The site is zoned in the Local Development Plan for residential housing and is also strategically located to provide access to other residential and mixed use areas.
The site extends to 4.15 acres (1.68 hectares) or thereby.