Property Summary

Guide Price £190,000

Branch Details

Land and Farms

0345 208 0738

6 Market Street, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 1TL

Land with Planning Permission for a ‘Glamping’ Site, Milldown

Approximately 0.5 ha (1.24 acres) of land with planning permission for eight glamping sites, a reception block and associated infrastructure.

The site is in a popular tourist area with picturesque scenery, numerous visitor attractions and an award winning coastal bay.

The Area
The property is located in a popular tourist area on the eastern edge of Coldingham Village. Coldingham is situated on Scotland’s southeast coastline.

It is within walking distance to the picturesque and award winning Coldingham Bay. The area offers numerous visitor attractions such as coastal footpaths, St Abbs nature and marine reserve, and Siccar Point.

It is located 3 miles from the A1 trunk road and less than an hours drive to Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city.

The property neighbours an existing caravan site, Scoutscroft Caravan Park.

The Property
The Opportunity
To develop a parcel of land into a chalet style camping site which is located in the popular tourist of Coldingham. The planning application has been granted for eight ’glamping’ chalets along with the associated reception block and infrastructure, presenting a good business opportunity for an enthusiastic person(s).

The Property
The property is currently bare agricultural land with planning for a chalet development incorporating reception block and associated infrastructure. The property extends to approximately 0.5 hectares (1.42 acres) with roadside access.

Once the 2017 crop has been harvested the site will be left vacant. There is currently a green container on the site, which will be removed before sale completion.

The site is subject to planning permission granted by Scottish Borders Council for the development of a holiday chalet development for eight ‘glamping’ chalets incorporating a reception block and associated infrastructure. Permission was granted on 30th October 2015 (application reference: 14/01427/FUL) and must commence within three years of the date of permission.

The development is subject to nine conditions, in brief these are:-

1. The development shall be carried out in accordance with the amended Site Layout Plan, reference 5227/P01A dated August 2015 to ensure the development is as approved by the Local Planning Authority.
2. The eight chalets are restricted to genuine holiday makers for periods not exceeding 4 weeks in total within any consecutive period of 13 weeks.
3. The development must be strictly be in accordance with a scheme of soft landscaping works which must be submitted and approved in writing by the Planning Authority.
4. The existing roadside hedge on the northwest boundary of the site shall be retained
5. No development shall commence until precise details of the eight ‘glamping’ chalets and reception building have been submitted and approved in writing by the Planning Authority.
6. No development shall commence until engineers drawings have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Planning Authority in consultation with the Roads Planning Officer.
7. No development shall take place until the applicant has secured a programme of archaeological work in accordance with a Written Scheme of Investigation outlining a Watching Brief.
8. The finished ground levels shall be consistent within those indicated on Drawing No 5227/PO1A and there shall be no development or land raising below 43.5mAOD to ensure the development is free from flood risk.
9. Core Path 96 which passes to the north of the application site must be maintained open and free from obstruction in the course of development and in perpetuity.

Full details of the planning permission are available on Scottish Borders Council website or electronic copies are available from the agent.

There is not a water or electric supply on site. However, a water mains pipe runs past the site towards the beach.

There has been consultations with Scottish Power to establish the electricity requirements for the development. Discussions have also taken place with Scottish Water to obtain information on drainage systems. The requirements for drainage and sewerage have been incorporated into the site design.

It is understood from the vendor that all services are available within close proximity of the site.

Ground Conditions
There is no history of flooding on the site. However, desktop research indicates the site is likely to flood from Milldown Burn which runs close to the property.

In the field there is evidence of a possible prehistoric archaeological feature. Following consultations, the archaeological feature is thought to be outside the sites boundary.

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