2 Ac(0.81 Ha)
Price on application

Westruther MainsWeststruther, Gordon, Scottish Borders, TD3 6NL


    Key features

    • Potential for 6 detached units
    • Attractive village location
    • Planning Permission in Principle achieved for 6 private units
    • Commutable to Edinburgh

    Residential development opportunity within Scottish Borders.

    About this property

    • The plots for sale are located to the east of Westruther. Indicative plot boundaries are shown in the plan (previously benefitting from planning permission). Some flexibility regarding plot boundaries is available depending upon the final specifications of purchaser designs – please contact the selling agents for further details of the exact plot sales boundaries. The greenfield site was formerly in agricultural use. The site is relatively flat with attractive views over open countryside. There are a number of trees to the north east of the site. Mains electricity, water and drainage are available nearby with further information on service provision available from the selling agents. The current entrance is shared with a detached residential property which has rights of access. Established detached housing is positioned to the west of the site after a boundary of mature trees. To the south and east is attractive open countryside while to the north is the access on to B6456 then houses and mature woodland.

    Local information

    • The plots are positioned to the east of Westruther, a village in the Scottish Borders within Berwickshire. The site benefits from a rural outlook with modern transport links providing access to nearby towns and cities. Lauder (approx. 11 km / 7 miles), Melrose (approx. 18.5 km 11.5 miles), Kelso (approx. 18.5 km/11.5 miles), Galashiels (approx. 19 km / 12 miles), Berwick upon Tweed (approx. 36 km / 22 miles), Edinburgh (approx.45 km / 28 miles) and many other settlements are within a commutable distance. Access from the site onto the B6456 allows linkage to the A697 / A68 (Edinburgh / Melrose) and A6105 (Berwick upon Tweed).
    • Within Westruther there are local services including a church, village hall and public house (The Old Thistle Inn). The nearby market town of Lauder offers a wider selection of retail and community facilities with supermarket provision in Galashiels (Tesco / Asda). The newly extended Westruther Primary School is located around 200 metres from the site with secondary educational facilities available at Earlston High School and The Berwickshire High School (west of Duns), both around 13 km.
    • The local area is popular with homebuyers given its attractive countryside position and commutable distance to local Borders towns / Edinburgh. There are numerous local walks with the Southern Upland Way running to the north of Westruther. A wealth of outdoor activities can also be undertaken nearby including horse riding, biking and a wide range of country pursuits.