Dunbar East Lothian EH42

Price On Application
Ref: PRT180010

7.12 ha/17.59 acre Residential Development Opportunity with Planning Permission.

John Wright

Senior Associate Director, Consultancy

+44 1738 783352
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Residential Development Opportunity Land at Newtonlees, Dunbar, East Lothian

An exciting opportunity to acquire a 7.12ha/17.59 acre residential development opportunity with planning permission in principle for up to 115 residential dwellings (Ref: 17/00020/PPM).

Location Dunbar is a charming town on a beautiful stretch of the East Lothian coastline 48km/30miles from Edinburgh.

Dunbar is known for its beautiful countryside and access to recreation opportunities, whether that be at the many award winning and other Golf Courses; on the award winning John Muir Way which runs from Dunbar in the east to Helensburgh in the west; bird watching or hill walking in the picturesque Lammermuir Hills, the area has something for all interests.

The private and public schools within close proximity to the site in Dunbar are Dunbar Primary (2.3km/1.4miles), Dunbar Grammar (2.8km/1.7miles) and Belhaven Hill Boarding Preparatory School (3.1km/1.9 miles).

Dunbar is very well connected to the central belt of Scotland, as well as northern and southern England. The site offers excellent access to both the trunk and local road network, as well as good local bus (0.8km) and frequent train services (1.7km) from the centre of Dunbar. A typical train journey in to Waverly Station is timetabled to take in the region of 30mins, with a typical bus journey to Princess Street being timetabled to take in the region of 40mins. Edinburgh Airport is approximately 57km/35miles) away providing regular domestic and international flights.

Description The subjects available for sale comprise land in active agricultural production, in an area to the south and east of Dunbar, known as Newtonlees.

The subjects are bounded to the east by the A1087 and Broxmouth Park Historic Garden and Designed landscape, to the south by the historic route of the A1 and agricultural land, to the west by an unclassified private road, agricultural land and the east coast mainline. To the north are some traditional houses, and the Robertson/Avant Homes development at Bowmont Terrace.

The boundaries are currently formed by post and wire fencing, but a Title Plan detailing the area available for sale will be prepared and made available to interested parties in the Data Room.

Planning The Councils Planning committee resolved on the 7th November 2017 to grant Planning Permission in Principle (Ref: 17/00020/PPM) for a residential development of up to 115 homes; associated open space; and a Cemetery to be accessed from the A1087, subject to conditions, a Minute of Agreement (to secure the Cemetery provision), and S75 Legal Agreement.

The S75 Legal Agreement and Minute of Agreement are being finalised with the Council and will be uploaded with the Decision Notice Granting consent to the Data Room. A note of the Obligations that have been agreed, and a schedule of the agreed Conditions are available to view in the Data Room.

Offers Offers are invited for the heritable interest as a whole with vacant possession of the residential part of the site, the Cemetery proposal is being addressed by the Sellers. A Closing Date will be held for Stage 1 Offers on the 11th April 2018 at 12 noon.

Parties should formally note their interest with the selling agents so that they are informed of any change to the Closing Date or updated information being added to the Data Room.

The owner reserves the right to sell the land without reference to any other party. Each party will be responsible for their own legal costs. The Purchaser will be responsible for LBTT, registration dues, and any VAT incurred in connection with the transaction.

Further Information All documents relating to the Planning Permission, or site generally, are available to view at:


Interested parties should register with Strutt & Parker to obtain a login and password for the Data Room.

Viewings The site is freely visible from public vantage points, and interested parties are free to view the site at their own risk. If access is required, please contact the selling agents to arrange.

Contact John Wright: 01738 567 892 john.wright@struttandparker.com

Michael Izzi: 01506 424 935 m.izzi@gladman.scot

IMPORTANT NOTICE Strutt & Parker gives notice that: 1. These particulars do not constitute an offer or contract or part thereof. 2. All descriptions, photographs and plans are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. All measurements are approximate and not necessarily to scale. Any prospective purchaser must satisfy themselves of the correctness of the information within the particulars by inspection or otherwise. 3. Strutt & Parker does not have any authority to give any representations or warranties whatsoever in relation to this property (including but not limited to planning/building regulations), nor can it enter into any contract on behalf of the Vendor. 4. Strutt & Parker does not accept responsibility for any expenses incurred by prospective purchasers in inspecting properties which have been sold, let or withdrawn. 5. If there is anything of particular importance to you, please contact this office and Strutt & Parker will try to have the information checked for you. Photographs taken February 2018. Particulars prepared February 2018. Strutt & Parker is a trading style of BNP Paribas Real Estate Advisory & Property Management UK Limited.

This property has 17.59 acres of land.

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