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Fishwick Mains Mansion House, Berwick Upon Tweed, Borders, TD15 1XQ

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The Fishwick Mains Mansion House development site at Fishwick offers a rare opportunity to build a wonderful substantial family home, centred on about nine acres of high and level grassland. The site offers a stunning rural aspect over the adjoining River Tweed, unspoilt rural land, the Cheviot hills to the south, a high level of privacy and equestrian paddocks all with a water supply and an outdoor international sized ménage.

Property Description
The Fishwick Mains Mansion House development site at Fishwick offers a rare opportunity to build a wonderful substantial family home, centred on about nine acres of high and level grassland. The site offers a stunning rural aspect over the adjoining River Tweed, unspoilt rural land and the Cheviot hills to the south. The site is located off a private road therefore offering a high level of privacy. Set in 9.185 acres, the site currently comprises of the mansion development, equestrian paddocks all with a water supply and a recently constructed outdoor international sized drained ménage with a non-freeze equine surface.
Detailed planning consent and building warrants have been granted to construct a Georgian style 6399 SQFT/626SQM house comprising of 4 generous bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and a dressing room, 4 beautiful south facing public rooms with views out to the River Tweed and countryside beyond, including a large open plan family kitchen space, a large 2 bedroom annex both of which are ensuite, and two detached integral garages. Planning could be sought for an alternative design if necessary.

Area Insights
The Fishwick Mansion House Development site is a particularly lovely site set in the most beautiful elevated position overlooking the River Tweed and St Thomas's Island. It offers unrivalled south facing views to North Northumberland and the Cheviot Hills, and is a wonderful opportunity to build the most outstanding family home within easy reach of Edinburgh to the north and Newcastle to the south. The site benefits from beautiful countryside walks and rides directly from the property. A couple of miles from the development site is the picturesque village of Paxton. The Cross Inn at Paxton is an extremely popular eateries and is open all year round. Paxton village has a vibrant community life with a yearly Art Fair, village flower planting and community gardening, community Parish Church and community involvement in Paxton House, where the old watermill for Paxton House was renewed and is now up and running. Paxton House, once owned by the Home family, has wonderful walks, history, a tearoom and numerous events. It is a huge asset to Paxton and is a hugely popular visitor attraction to the area. A few miles to the east is the popular market town of Berwick-upon-Tweed. It is famous for it's stunning architecture, has a wide selection of amenities and is well serviced with local and national shops, five national supermarkets and schooling for all ages including a private school at Longridge Towers. Berwick also has a selection of leisure and sports clubs, banks, public houses, restaurants and The Malting theatre and cinema that offers daily shows and movies. There is a main line railway station that has regular trains to Edinburgh, Newcastle and London. Both Edinburgh and Newcastle are sub one hour travel time and London in circa three hours forty five minutes. There is also the A1 trunk road that bypasses the town and provides easy access both north and south respectively. The local area has a wide range of popular attractions and activities including Northumberland and Berwickshire's rugged coastline of unspoilt beaches and beautiful landscapes; Berwick walls and pier are only minutes away while Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve, Bamburgh Castle and the ancient Border towns of Coldstream, Kelso and Melrose are within easy reach. Country and sporting pursuits are also readily available, including hill walking, salmon and trout fishing, riding, hunting and shooting. Golf is available locally; within five minutes' walk lies Berwick Golf Course and other courses can be found at Goswick, Eyemouth and the Hirsel. Swimming, gym, squash and indoor bowling facilities exist at the Swan Centre in Berwick-upon-Tweed. Despite Fishwick and Berwick's proximity to both Edinburgh and Newcastle, the area has a low population and can therefore offer a quality of life that is becoming increasingly rare.

Planning Reference Details
Planning Reference Number – 05/01875/FUL (Scottish Border Council)

Paxton 2 miles, Berwick upon Tweed Train Station 6 miles, Edinburgh City Centre 53 miles, Edinburgh Airport 60 miles, Kelso 18 miles, Newcastle Airport 64 miles.
(All distances are approximate).

There is unadopted farm track access from Fishwick Mains House to the Mansion House Site and beyond. It will be the sole responsibility of the new owner to upgrade this access to the site only. Thereafter there will be a 33.3% share of maintenance / upkeep for the stretch of access road.

There are mains water, electricity and phoneline to the site.


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