The Burgh Parks field lies on the south-west of Castramont Road at the part of the road known as “Memory Lane”. A plan is included in these Particulars to show the layout of the plots and this gives a good indication of the comparative size of each plot. At the time of preparation of these sales details, the boundaries between the plots are about to be marked by pegs, and therefore a site visit will allow interested parties to see the extent of each plot. The guide prices and approximate areas of the plots are as follows:
Plot 1 – £75,000 0.18 acres
Plot 2 – SOLD
Plot 3 – SOLD
Plot 4 – SOLD
Plot 5 – £120,000 0.33 acres
Plot 6 – SOLD
Memory Lane is a very quiet road, with only farm traffic and occasional traffic to the cemetery, apart from that serving the few houses on the road. Opposite Burgh Parks are some former Local Authority houses and it is understood that all of these except one are now in private ownership.
The seller also owns Galloway Lodge Preserves, who make pickles, preserves and similar products in the two buildings adjacent to Plots 1 and 2. The third building lying behind (ie to the north-west of) these other two buildings is currently used for storage only. The plots will have the benefit of a title condition in respect of the Galloway Lodge buildings to the effect that if the buildings ever require to be replaced, they will not be replaced with buildings greater than one storey in height.
Gatehouse of Fleet is an active community and benefits from many local amenities, such as a primary school, shops, several good hotels, a library and Health Centre. There are active sports clubs (for example snooker, bowling and golf) and a wide variety of outdoor pursuits can be enjoyed in the area, including sailing, fishing, golf, cycling and hill walking. Within the wider area, there are many beautiful sandy beaches and rocky coves within easy reach, and equally dramatic inland scenery, with magnificent hills, glens, and lochs.
ACCESS AND SERVICES
There is access to each plot directly from Memory Lane. The seller will undertake the widening of Memory Lane and the construction of
a pavement on the south-west side of Memory Lane in accordance with the terms of the Planning Permission.
Water, gas, electricity and telephone are available, and each purchaser will require to arrange connection to the services running along the frontage of the plots.
A connection to mains drainage will be available to the sewerage pipe running along Memory Lane. Plots 3 to 6 will require a holding tank situated lower than the house with a duct connection, through which individual private pumping can be laid to connect to the foul sewer, whilst Plots 1 and 2 will not require pumping, but instead will be provided with foul sewer disconnecting manholes at their respective plot boundaries. All six plots will require to have soakaways within their curtilage for disposing of surface water.
DESIGN OF HOUSES TO BE BUILT
The sellers are not imposing any restrictions on the positioning or design of the houses to be constructed on the various plots. Therefore, provided purchasers can obtain Planning Permission for the design they choose, they may build to
whatever design they like.
A Deed of Conditions is in the course of preparation defining the various title conditions between the six plots. This will primarily be to ensure compliance with the planning requirements.
In respect of plots 4, 5 and 6, the seller also owns the land between the plots and the River Fleet. The seller may be prepared to sell additional ground in this area, if desired, or alternatively, the seller may agree to a title condition restricting the height of trees in this area, or such other requirements as purchasers may have, to allow the views enjoyed from the plots to be preserved.