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Previous Auction Lot

From Auction held in September 2018
Lot 6


Land with Planning Permission in Attractive Village – 0.721 Ha (1.78 Acre)


Lilliesleaf is a picturesque, rural village lying on a ridge of ground above the Ale Water, some 11 miles south of Galashiels and 45 miles south of Edinburgh. There is a primary school in the village as well as a Church, public hall, two pubs and a coffee shop. A wider range of amenities can be found nearby in Melrose, St Boswells and Galashiels which have supermarket and specialist shopping, hotels, restaurants and recreational facilities. Secondary schooling is available in Selkirk (10 miles). The Borders General Hospital and Scottish Borders Council headquarters are both within easy reach and there are good road links to Edinburgh and the north of England. The Borders Railway Terminus is located nearby at Tweedbank offering regular journeys to Edinburgh. The land is situated in the village centre, within an attractive mixed residential area. Grid Ref: NT5323225039.


This is an irregular shaped, gently sloping site extending to approximately 0.72 ha (1.78 ac) lying on the north side of Main Street within the village centre. The site is bounded by open fields to the north and residential properties to the east and west with the B6359 running parallel along its southern boundary. The site is currently down to pasture. Please note there is no fence in place on the northern boundary of the site. From the centre of the site, there are open views to the north over the Ale Water. Situated within an easily accessible part of the village and with good access to the surrounding countryside, the site provides a suitable opportunity for progressing with the proposed development or a revised scheme subject to gaining any further necessary planning consents.

Site Area

0.721 Ha (1.78 Acre) approx


In 2015, planning permission was granted for the erection of 10 residential dwellings on part of the subjects of sale nearest the road, referred to as Phase 1. Ref: 15/00711/FUL. Planning permission was also recommended for approval for Phase 2 which relates to 6 units to be erected on the land to the north part of the plot. Ref: 15/00712/PPP. For further information prospective purchasers are advised to contact Scottish Borders Council Planning Dept, Council Headquarters, Newtown St. Boswells Melrose TD6 0SA Tel: 0300 100 1800


Owner Vacant Possession. At the time of our inspection, there was evidence of grazing activity. We are not aware of any permissions and/or the granting of any agreements for said use.


At any time. Please be mindful of farming activities within the area.

Joint Auctioneers

DM Hall, 17 Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh EH12 6DD
Tel: 0131 624 6130

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