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Saughton Road North Edinburgh EH12

Price On Application
Ref: EDN180228

Consented redevelopment opportunity for 2 townhouses.

John Wright

Senior Associate Director, Consultancy

+44 1738 783352
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Description The property measures approximately 0.075acres/0.03ha and has, until recently, been used as a builders yard (Class 4 - by William Thomson and Sons (Edinburgh) Ltd).

The property fronts on to Saughton Road North on its east boundary, with the Bowling Green and former Corstorphine Public Hall (recently converted to flats) opposite. It is bordered to the north by three story flats, to the south by an existing two story dwellinghouse and to the west by rear gardens of existing two story dwellings.

Planning The site lies within the Edinburgh Urban Area and within the Corstorphine Conservation Area.

Conservation Area Consent (Ref: 17/03626/CON) was granted unconditionally on 2nd November 2017 for the demolition of the existing buildings on site.

Full Planning Permission (Ref: 18/01184/FULL) was granted on 19th July 2018 subject to 2 Conditions (relating to Site Investigation and Remediation works) for the erection of two contemporary four bed (2,260sqft/210sqm Gross Internal Floor Area) townhouses, with accommodation over four stories. Each property will benefit from 1 off street parking space each, refuse and recycling storage provided on site, and individual private rear gardens.

Due to the scale of development proposed, no Planning Gain has been requested, and there is no S75 Legal Agreement attached to the site or any other phasing/timing restrictions.

General Closing Date: The vendor may set a Closing Date for offers to be submitted, therefore interested parties are encouraged to note their interest in the property to ensure they are notified of any Closing Date.

Services: including electricity, gas, mains water supply and foul drainage connections are available adjacent to the site. Purchasers should make their own enquiries as to the sufficiency of these for the proposed development.

This property has 0.07 acres of land.

Situation

Location 10 Saughton Road North is located approximately 3 miles from the city centre in the heart of Costorphine. The location is ideally placed for access to the city’s business and financial centres, as well as being convenient for Edinburgh International Airport, Haymarket Railway Station and Murrayfield Stadium. A number of shops are situated close by in Corstorphine, with more comprehensive shopping available at the nearby Corstorphine Retail Park including a Tesco Extra and the Gyle Shopping Centre. There are many pleasant walks along The Water of Leith and on Corstorphine Hill, and excellent golf courses are easily accessible including Murrayfield and Ravelston. The plot is also close to excellent schools in both the state and private sector, particularly St George’s School for Girls, Stewarts Melville College, The Mary Erskine School, Fettes College and The Edinburgh Academy.

Directions

Viewing: The site is visible from Saughton Road North, however, access to the buildings can be arranged by prior appointment.

Legal Costs: Each party will be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in this transaction.

Proposals: The vendor is inviting offers for their freehold interest in this opportunity at this stage. As Full Planning Permission is in place, offers not conditional on Planning will be favoured.

Further Information: John Wright: 07725 956 185 john.wright@struttandparker.com

Or Andrew Riddell: 0131 226 2500 andrew.riddell@struttandparker.com

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