Upper Burnmouth, Burnmouth, Berwickshire, TD14

Offers over £235,000

The Old School and School Master House offers a potential purchaser a fantastic development opportunity subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents from the local authority. The School Masters House and the Old School lie just over the railway bridge on the Eyemouth Road in Upper Burnmouth. Double gates open up to an area of hard standing which currently acts as a parking area suitable for half a dozen cars. The School Masters House is accessed either from a pedestrian gate to the front or from the parking area to the side of the Old School. A front door offers access to a reception hallway, 2 well decorated public rooms, a family bathroom and a kitchen. A central stair from the reception hallway offers access to the landing and 4 bedrooms. The Old School which adjoins the School Masters House comprises of a large open plan assembly hall with ancillary rooms off it. Although the Old School needs a complete renovation there is no doubt it could be a spectacular residential home subject to the relevant permissions and a change of use. Services: It is understood all services are on site and require to be connected. It would be the purchasers responsibly to investigate service connections. Please be aware The School Master House and The Old School currently have an educational listing and would require the relevant planning permissions and consents to be turned into a residential property from the local authority. Development Clawback It is our understanding that a clawback in favour of the Scottish Borders Council will be invoked if the foot print of the existing buildings is enhanced or a change of use to anything apart from residential is applied for. The entitled clawback is 50% of the uplift in value. Local Authority Contribution It is our understanding that a local authority contribution of circa £6000 is payable if The Old School and School Master's House is turned into a residential dwelling. Local Authority: • Scottish Borders Council - Tel: 01835 824000. • Scottish Power - Tel: 0845 270 0700. • Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) - Tel: 01896 754 797. • Scottish Water - Tel: 0845 601 8855.

The Old School and School Master House offers a potential purchaser a fantastic development opportunity subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents from the local authority. The School Masters House and the Old School lie just over the railway bridge on the Eyemouth Road in Upper Burnmouth. Double gates open up to an area of hard standing which currently acts as a parking area suitable for half a dozen cars. The School Masters House is accessed either from a pedestrian gate to the front or from the parking area to the side of the Old School. A front door offers access to a reception hallway, 2 well decorated public rooms, a family bathroom and a kitchen. A central stair from the reception hallway offers access to the landing and 4 bedrooms. The Old School which adjoins the School Masters House comprises of a large open plan assembly hall with ancillary rooms off it. Although the Old School needs a complete renovation there is no doubt it could be a spectacular residential home subject to the relevant permissions and a change of use. Services: It is understood all services are on site and require to be connected. It would be the purchasers responsibly to investigate service connections. Please be aware The School Master House and The Old School currently have an educational listing and would require the relevant planning permissions and consents to be turned into a residential property from the local authority. Development Clawback It is our understanding that a clawback in favour of the Scottish Borders Council will be invoked if the foot print of the existing buildings is enhanced or a change of use to anything apart from residential is applied for. The entitled clawback is 50% of the uplift in value. Local Authority Contribution It is our understanding that a local authority contribution of circa £6000 is payable if The Old School and School Master's House is turned into a residential dwelling. Local Authority: • Scottish Borders Council - Tel: 01835 824000. • Scottish Power - Tel: 0845 270 0700. • Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) - Tel: 01896 754 797. • Scottish Water - Tel: 0845 601 8855.

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