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***A CLOSING DATE HAS BEEN SET FOR BEST AND FINAL OFFERS IN THE SCOTTISH LEGAL FORM. ALL OFFERS MUST REACH THE YOUNGSRPS ALNWICK OFFICE BY 12 NOON ON THE 8TH JUNE 2018***

LOCATION
The property is situated approx 7 miles south of Jedburgh, 9 miles to the east of Hawick, in the heart of the Scottish Borders.

The land is adjacent to the public highway, close to the A68 providing excellent road links to both the north and south.


DESCRIPTION
This is an excellent opportunity to acquire a block of open hill ground. The land is currently used for grazing. Informal consultation with Forestry Commission Scotland and intial scoping on the land has been undertaken with a positive response that the land is favourable for planting.

There is currently a 9.91 acre (4.01 hectare) coniferous plantation to the west of the property, with the remainding land being upland grassland and heather.


POTENTIAL PLANTING
Intial surveys indicate that the site is suitable for commercial planting. Ecological Site Condition Survey indicates Sitka spruce as the most suitable conifer with Scots pine suitable along southern edge.

An indicative planting plan is available on request


SERVICES
The land is serviced by a natural supply.


ACCESS
The land can be accessed directly from the public highway.


PUBLIC RIGHTS OF WAY
There is a right of way going east to west across the property, the reference code is SOUT/BR149/2.


DESIGNATIONS
The property is within the Teviot Valleys Special Landscape Area.


ENVIRONMENTAL SCHEMES
The land is not currently subject to any agri-environmnet schemes.


BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME
Basic Payment Scheme entitlements are available by separate negotiation. The purchaser will be required to meet the cost of YoungsRPS´ completing and submitting the transfer to SGRPID in the sum of £250 plus VAT per transaction.


SERVITUDES, WAYLEAVES & RIGHTS OF WAY
The Land is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing servitude and wayleave rights, including rights of access, water, drainage, water courses, light and rights of adjoining owners (if any) affecting the same and all matters registerable by any competent authority pursuant to statute. Purchaser(s) will be deemed to have satisfied themselves in all respects thereof.


SPORTING
The sporting rights are being retained.


MINERAL
All mineral rights are included in the sale in so far as they are
owned.


ACREAGES
The gross acreages have been assessed in accordance with Ordnance Survey data and interested parties should satisfy themselves in this regard.


TENURE
Freehold with vacant possession on completion.


COSTS
Each party to bear their own costs.


OFFERS
Offers in Scottish Legal Form are to be submitted to the Selling Agent. A closing date for offers may be fixed and prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest with the selling agents following inspection.


DEPOSIT
A 10% deposit of the purchase price will be payable "if applicable" on conclusion of the missives. This will be non returnable in the event of the transaction failing to reach completion for reasons not attributable to the sellers or their agents.


LOCAL AUTHORITY
Scottish Borders Council- Tel: 0300 100 1800


MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS
The Purchaser will be required to provide proof of identification to comply with Money Laundering Regulations in the form of a copy of the Purchaser´s passport, together with a copy of a recent utility bill as proof of residence.


DIRECTIONS
Head South on the A6088 out of Bonchester Bridge, at the junction take the left turn towards "Jedburgh." Carry on along the road and take the first left turn, in approximately 900 meters the land will be on your left.

The nearest postcode is TD8 6PH.


VIEWINGS
Strictly by appointment with the selling agent:

YoungsRPS Northumberland & Borders Office
Tom Oates- tom.oates@youngsrps.com
Tel: 01665 606 800

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Stamp duty

Based on a sale price of £450,000 the total amount of stamp duty payable will be:

Last updated: The calculators have been updated following the end of the stamp duty holiday on 30th June 2021. Until the end of September 2021, it represents a staggered return to previous rates.

* This value is based on the standard rate and not applicable to first-time buyers or buy-to-let / second home buyers.