- Large plot of land for sale
- A rarely available opportunity
- Measuring roughly 0.04 acres
- Valid planning permission for 2 houses
- Located in picturesque Walkerburn
- Offering a semi-rural lifestyle
- Idyllic setting with inspiring views
- Near amenities, schooling & transport links
- In commuting distance of Edinburgh
Plot of land, Park Avenue, Walkerburn, EH43 6AN
Large plot of land for sale
A rarely available opportunity
Measuring roughly 0.04 acres
Valid planning permission for 2 houses
Located in picturesque Walkerburn
Offering a semi-rural lifestyle
Idyllic setting with inspiring views
Near amenities, schooling, & transport links
In commuting distance of Edinburgh
A rarely available and exciting opportunity to purchase a large plot of land in the picturesque village of Walkerburn, measuring approximately 0.04 acres and including valid planning permission (extended to 31st March 2023) for two semi-detached houses. The versatile plot offers buyers a potentially lucrative development opportunity and the chance to create a dream home to your own specification and standards. The approved houses are architect designed, each set to offer two bedrooms, as well as private parking and private rear gardens. Furthermore, the available plot for the dwellings has an idyllic setting in the village, close to the River Tweed, with inspiring hillside and tree-lined views. It is just a short walk to the river and to a children’s playpark and public green, and the plot is conveniently located within easy reach of the primary school and local amenities, including a convenience store and a farm shop and café. It is also well positioned for the A72 and within strolling distance of the local bus network, connecting the area to the nearby towns of Peebles and Galashiels and beyond. The plot is perfect for those seeking a semi-rural lifestyle, with beautiful open countryside surrounding the peaceful village, all whilst being within commuting distance of Edinburgh city centre, which can be reached in approximately one hour by car.
Please note, the original architect drawings of the two houses, as well as updated plans are available upon request.
Developer contributions for this plot have been paid.
Various surveys have already been undertaken, including topographical and geotechnical and can be made available.
Walkerburn, Scottish Borders
Situated on the banks of the picturesque River Tweed and surrounded by scenic Scottish Borders countryside, the quaint village of Walkerburn lies just under 9 miles from Peebles and 12 miles from Galashiels. The former mill village is served by a convenience store, a post office, and a coffee shop, with more extensive retail and diverse arts and leisure facilities available in Peebles and Galashiels. At the heart of Walkerburn is the village hall, which hosts a number of community groups, health and fitness classes, and activities to suit all ages and interests. There is also a traditional social club and a bowling club, just across the River Tweed. Nursery and primary education are provided locally at Walkerburn Primary School, followed by outstanding secondary education at nearby Peebles High School. For further education, Galashiels is home to the main campus of the Borders College and offers a fantastic environment in which to gain additional qualifications. The A72 passes through Walkerburn, making commuting by car across the Scottish Borders and into Edinburgh fast and efficient. A regular bus service operates between Edinburgh and Galashiels, while the nearest train station in Galashiels also offers convenient links to the heart of the capital.