Commercial for rent

Drygrange Steading, Melrose, Scottish Borders

£7,150 per annum
£596 per month


  • Rental Offers Over


Key features:
  • Offices within an attractive rural yet readily accessible position with extensive views over the surrounding countryside providing a pleasant working environment.
  • Move-in condition
  • Excellent roads access to Edinburgh and the Central Borders
  • Only 5 miles from Tweedbank Train Station Flexible Terms

Main Description
General Information
Drygrange is situated in a pleasant rural but readily accessible position within the central Scottish Borders. It is just a short distance east of the A68 trunk road providing good links to the national roads network, Edinburgh, Newcastle and the main towns within the central Borders.

These offices are close to a number of the local centres just two miles south of Earlston, two and half miles north of Newtown St Boswells, just over three miles east of Melrose and under five miles from the railway station at Tweedbank, the southern terminus of the newly reinstated borders rail link between the central borders and Edinburgh Waverley.

Newtown St Boswells is an important administrative and agricultural centre. It is home to the headquarters of Scottish Borders Council and H & H Auction Mart, one of the areas principal livestock auction marts. The village has been earmarked for significant expansion in the Scottish Borders Local Development Plan with residential zoning in and around the settlement with a current indicative capacity of 1218 new homes. It is anticipated that there would be a further station within Newtown St Boswells, If the line is extended to Carlisle as proposed.

Edinburgh 36 miles
Galashiels 8.5 miles
Kelso 12 miles
Carlisle 64miles

Well presented self-contained offices which have recently benefitted from redecoration throughout.

Drygrange Steading Category is a B Listed former steading building which is believed to have been built in around 1800. It is of Jacobethan style in an H format with subsequent additions and reconfiguration including the central clock and leaded Ogee curved roof in 1889.

South Court is a terraced self-contained unit in a South facing position providing accommodation on two floor levels which is believed to have been converted into offices in around 1993.

The building is of traditional construction of sandstone construction with ashlar coping stones to the gabled apex.

Internally, the accommodation is well presented having recently been redecorated and benefits from a good degree of natural light. The office accommodation is fitted with ceiling mounted louvre strip lights.

There is on-site designated parking for 10 cars.

The Accommodation comprises:

Ground Floor: Entrance hall, General office, meeting room/ kitchen, rear hall, ladies wc and gents wc.

First Floor: Landing, three offices.

Rateable Value
5,700 effective from 01-Apr-2017 as a whole.

The Small Business Rates Relief Scheme provides rates relief to help small businesses in Scotland. For the 2019/2020 year up to 100% rates relief is available for business with a combined rateable value (of all business premises in Scotland) with a Rateable Value of 15,000 or less subject to application and eligibility. Further details are available from the Business Rates Team at Scottish Borders Council. Tel. 0845 3000341.

Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. An oil fired boiler provides central heating via radiators together with hot water.

Energy Performance Certificate
Energy Performance Rating TBC

On application.

In the normal manner, the in-going tenant will be liable for any land and buildings transaction tax, registration dues and VAT thereon.

Lease Terms
Terms by negotiation. Early entry date available.

Value Added Tax
Any prices are exclusive of VAT. The property is not understood to be elected to VAT.

Legal Costs
Each party will be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in relation to this transaction.

Satellite Navigation
For those with the use of Satellite Navigation the postcode for this property is TD6 9DJ.

Strictly by appointment with the sole agents:

Edwin Thompson LLP, Chartered Surveyors
76 Overhaugh Street
Tel: 01896 751300
Fax: 01896 758883


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