Savills | Barn House Plot, Mountskip, Newlandrig, Midlothian, EH23 4NW | Properties for sale
2,766 sq ft(256.97 sq m)
Offers over £175,000

Barn House PlotMountskip, Newlandrig, Midlothian, EH23 4NW

  • Sold

Key features

  • Sold in October 2019
  • stunning rural location
  • planning consent for detached house
  • 4/5 bedrooms
  • 2/3 reception rooms
  • approx 2766 sq ft
  • additional land may be available.

Rural building plot with consent to create a two-storey detached house with spectacular views over open countryside. Additional land may be available.

About this property

  • The building plot provides a unique opportunity to create a contemporary two-storey, architect-designed detached house in a rural location with spectacular views of the open countryside.

    The plot (approx 0.41 acres) is located on land to the south of Mountskip House. The existing consent (15/00174/DPP) is for the erection of a modern 4/5 bedroom detached house of approximateky 2760 sq ft. Minor amendments to the exterior elevations and remodelling of the interior configuration for which consent has been granted are allowed.

    Additional land may be available by separate negotiation.


    Ground floor: vestibule, reception hall, sitting room with double doors to kitchen/dining room, larder, TV/playroom, office/bedroom 5, WC.

    First floor: master bedroom with en suite bathroom, 3 further bedrooms and bathroom.

    Outside: parking area for three cars, garden mainly laid to lawn and bordered by mature trees and a fence to the east.

    Full plans and elevations are available on Midlothian Planning Portal website ( or on request from the selling agents.

    Rights of way and wayleaves.
    The main drive has shared access and upkeep with the three existing properties at Mountskip and there will be a right of access over the drive from the steading to the parking area to the rear of the proposed house.

    View payable LBTT Calculator for this property

Local information

  • Mountskip is situated about 12 miles south-east of Edinburgh in a beautiful rural location. The A68 and A7 provide quick access to the city centre, the Edinburgh City Bypass (A720) and the international airport. The recently opened Borders Railway provides easy access from nearby Gorebridge Station to Edinburgh Waverley and the Scottish Borders.
  • There are local shops, primary schools and medical centres in the nearby villages of Pathhead and Gorebridge and extensive and varied out of town retail parks at Straiton and Fort Kinnaird.
  • There are various excellent independent schools within easy reach, including Merchiston Castle, George Watson's and Loretto.
  • Edinburgh and the Lothians have a wealth of cultural and leisure facilities ranging from the theatres, museums and art galleries in the city to the world famous golf courses on the coast. The Pentland, Lammermuir and Moorfoot Hills all provide excellent hill walking and nearby Vogrie Country Park has a 9 hole golf course, extensive parkland grounds, woodland walks and a large children's playpark.

Additional information

  • EPC Exempt