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Residential Building Plot, Guthrie Drive, Hawick TD9

Points of interest

Property location

Nearby amenities

  • Stirches Primary School0.3 miles
  • Burnfoot Community School0.5 miles
  • Leaplish Ferry Landing20 miles

These distances are calculated in a straight line. The actual route and distance may vary.

Features and description

Key features:
  • Well positioned
  • Elevated with excellent outlook over town
  • Planning consent
  • Woodland backdrop
  • South facing
  • Good access off Guthrie Drive
  • 0.305 ha (0.75 acre)
  • Planning consent ref. 14/00286/ppp

Main Description
General information

Guthrie Drive is situated on the northern outskirts of Hawick. This site is situated in an elevated south facing position with good access of Guthrie Drive. It positioned to the south of Hislop Gardens, a recent development of of individual detached houses.

Hawick is located in the Teviot valley at the River Teviot’s confluence with Slitrig Water. The town has the largest population of any settlement in the Scottish Borders region with a registered population of 14,294 according to the 2011 Census.

The town is situated to the south of the region benefiting from good transport links to the north (Edinburgh 50 miles) and the south (Carlisle 42 miles) via the A7 arterial route which all provide a good link to the national roads network.

Historically, the settlement prospered following the Industrial Revolution with a strong local economy based on the knitwear and textile industries. Much of the towns conservation area is still characterised by the heritage of its rich past as a prosperous mill town.

It is understood that planning consent for residential development was approved on 16th September 2015 subject to conditions under reference 14/00286/ppp.
Developer contributions

The Planning Authority are seeking Affordable housing Contributions currently set at £3,875 (index linked) for developments of more than one house (the first house being exempt) in this part of the Scottish Borders. A Section 75 Planning Agreement has been entered into on this basis.

The site extends to an area of approximately 0.305 ha (0.75 acre).

Electricity, water and drainage are understood to be available.

Any prices quoted are exclusive of VAT. The subjects are not elected to VAT. VAT will be payable on the purchase price at the prevailing rate.

By appointment with the sole selling agents.

Edwin Thompson, Chartered Surveyors
76 Overhaugh Street
Tel. Fax. Offers
Offers should be addressed to:
Chief Legal Officer
Scottish Borders Council
Council Headquarters
Newtown St Boswells
Melrose, TD6 osa

Fax number: A copy of offers should also be faxed to .

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.

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