Eccles is a small borders village approx six miles equi-distant from Kelso and Coldstream, with a church and village hall. The village is conveniently situated one mile from the A697 and within an hour of Edinburgh and Newcastle by car with the main east coast rail line at Berwick upon-Tweed, some 18 miles distant. The Border towns of Kelso, Coldstream and Duns are within easy reach where local facilities include primary & secondary schooling, local shopping, parks and various sporting opportunities including tennis courts, swimming pool, two 18-hole golf courses and the nearby Hirsel Estate.
Occupying an elevated spot in the heart of the surrounding countryside, this building plot provides an exciting opportunity for those seeking to build an individual, one off family home. The plot extends to approximately 0.4 acre which affords plenty of space for a sizeable build combined with private garden grounds. Depending on design, the build will benefit from views in all directions including towards The Cheviots, nearby Hume Castle and The Hardens Hills to the north. Located not far from Kelso or Duns, and within around an hour’s drive to Edinburgh, the position is ideal for those looking for peace and tranquillity whilst having the convenience of amenities and local schools within easy reach.
The plot has the benefit of outline planning permission and all planning documentation can be viewed online through the Scottish Borders Planning portal using reference 16/00797/PPP. There is the further advantage that the developers contribution will be paid by the vendors who currently already have an agreement in place for this with Scottish Borders Council.
Mains water and electric are available nearby. Drainage will be private.
The vendors have advised that there may be the option to rent some additional grazing land nearby.
Travelling south from Greenlaw on the A697, continue for approximately three miles before turning right on to the unclassified road sign posted ‘Hume and Hassington’. Continue on this road for approximately one mile with Hardacres Farm located on the left hand side. Take the left turning up towards to farm and follow the road around to the right. The plot is located at the end of this road.
N.B If using Satnav, the postcode will direct you to the neighbouring farm. We recommend to follow the manual directions as above.