An exciting opportunity for a dream country home, set in a stunning semi-rural plot with planning consent granted for a contemporary architect designed eco house.
Enjoying a peaceful setting surrounded by rolling landscape with scenic views set just outside the Border town of Jedburgh, making it an ideal purchase for buyers looking for lifestyle change with a tranquil and rarely available location - off a quiet country road to Oxnam yet only a few miles from Jedburgh
The plot is surrounded by an open panorama of grazing fields and glorious countryside, with views to the distant Cheviot hills over neighbouring farmland and paddocks.
Thickside is a farming community positioned 2 miles outside Jedburgh, with the popular town of Kelso also within easy reach. With excellent links to the A68 north to Edinburgh and south to Newcastle, central Border towns are also within swift reach, and within 30 minutes of the Borders General Hospital and nearby rail link at Tweedbank – making it a super spot for those in search of a work-life balance.
Jedburgh itself has a great community spirit with a variety of well supported and independent shops, restaurants, cafes, a swimming pool & fitness centre, Community & Arts Centre, and a new Jedburgh Grammar Campus which will incorporate the primary school and the secondary school. The historical Royal Burgh of Jedburgh lies just ten miles north of the border with England, and is well situated with swift road links to both major airports at Edinburgh and Newcastle, with the main East Coast railway 35 miles distant at Berwick upon Tweed. Ideal for a commuter lying just off the A68 providing easy travel to further Border towns and the recently opened Borders railway just 25 minutes away.
From the A68 at Jedburgh take the Oxnam Road at the swimming pool opposite Jedburgh Abbey. Continue out of the town for some 4 miles with Thickside Farm sign on the left and the plot some 200 yards along a well maintained minor road and lies on the left.
Planning consent has been granted (reference 20/00235/PPP. The Planning Authority is Scottish Borders Council and the plans are available with provision for parking and turning within the site.
The unique design by Cabor House is eco friendly capturing with high levels of insulation and making good use of glass taking advantage of the south facing aspect to maximise light and heat. The main house extends to 1100 sq ft with scope to adapt the design to provide additional accommodation. The design incorporates a glass winter garden connecting to a self contained annex extending to 400 sq ft. and a glass mezzanine at first floor level.
Easily serviced with mains electricity and water nearby at the road next to the plot.