Building Plot, Raecleugh, Near Westruther

0 Bed Land 

Under Offer

Offers Over £175,000


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01573 225999


About the property

This generous plot extends to over 2 acres with full planning in place, developers contribution paid and groundworks in progress – making it ready and waiting to fulfill a self-build dream project and stunning family home.

An excellent and exciting opportunity to purchase a slice of Border countryside - this generous plot extends to over 2 acres with full planning in place, developers contribution paid and groundworks in progress - making it ready and waiting to fulfill a self-build dream project and stunning family home. With a truly picturesque setting and south facing aspect, this plot has the benefit of additional space and a blank canvas allowing the successful purchaser the option of creating a large garden within the grazing land to the south part of the plot sale. A ideal location to escape to the country with open outlooks over rolling countryside and endless greenery, a sheltering woodland backdrop and stone wall boundary, and all just a short drive south of Lauder with easy access to Edinburgh and centrally located for the Border towns.


Located off the beaten track with the nearby village of Westruther south of the former Royal burgh of Lauder in a quiet hamlet and a enjoying a traditional borders setting. A perfect location for those looking to take advantage of the open countryside and rural lifestyle, whilst remaining well connected for modern living. A superb country spot and a haven for equestrian and outdoor enthusiasts, the area has much to offer families, couples and retirees alike, and has proven particularly popular for commuters and those relocating from city life. The obvious charm of the peaceful country lifestyle and glorious scenery is complemented by the range of amenities all within reasonable distance. Westruther itself is a quaint Berwickshire village with a good range of amenities including an excellent primary school and nursery, church, village hall, riding school and the popular Inn. It is a thriving ‘wee Borders’ community with a host of activities within the village for young and old. The nearby town of Lauder is a fast growing community proving extremely popular with families and city buyers with a long history as a burgh and seen by many as the gateway to the Borders south of Edinburgh. Lauder offers plenty in the way of extra-curricular activities and sports clubs, as well as restaurants, cafes and independent shops and traders. Raecleugh falls within the catchment for Earlston High School, well regarded across the region, with a school bus service running from the village. Transport and road links are surprisingly easy given the country setting; sitting just off the A697 connecting to Edinburgh via the A68, approximate travel times are; Edinburgh Airport 50 minutes, Berwick Train Station 40 minutes, Stow Rail Link 20 minutes.


Travelling South from Edinburgh following the A68, take the A697 at Carfraemill and follow for approximately 7 miles before taking a left turn at the picnic area onto the minor road for Pyattshaw. Continue along the road for approximately 2 and a half miles before reaching a left hand turn. Follow this road up, bearing right at the corner before reaching the plot a few hundred meters along.


•Plot approximately 2 acres
•Private treatment plant, and private water
•Electricity connection & meter on site
•Full valid planning permission
•Groundworks commenced
•See further media and CAD impression of the property on our website


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Full planning details and documents can be downloaded from using the reference 10/01265/FUL.


To arrange a viewing contact the selling agents, Hastings Legal on 01573 225999 - lines open days a week including weekends and holidays.


Offers Over £175,000 are invited and should be submitted to the Selling Agents, Hastings Property Shop, 28 The Square, Kelso, TD5 7HH, 01573 225999, Fax 01573 229888. The seller reserves the right to sell at any time and interested parties will be expected to provide the Selling Agents with advice on the source of funds with suitable confirmation of their ability to finance the purchase. Whilst these particulars have been carefully prepared, no guarantee is given as to their accuracy and they shall not form part of any contract to follow hereon.


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