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Comiston Farmhouse... Securing the Future

Planning Application Published... Commenting Period Ends 12 July 2019

News as at 22 June 2019

Having been re-marketed by Morton Fraser on behalf of the Council (click here for sales brochure PDF) , the farmhouse is now "sold subject to planning permission".

The Planning Application is now live. The deadline for Comments is 12 July 2019.

CLICK HERE to go directly to the relevant page on the CEC Planning Portal,
where you can examine the documents and leave Comments
(
or you can Google "Edinburgh Planning Portal" and then search using the reference number 19/02636/FUL,
or the postal address: 84 Pentland View EH10 6PT).

The buyer is Buckley Building UK Ltd, and their website is Here, where they have a page on Comiston Farmhouse (though the plan image is out of date). The proposal is to retain the Farmhouse, dividing it into 4 flats, and build four 4-bedroom houses of modern design with integral garages in the back garden.

Comiston FarmHouse Today... 

 

150 years old, in perfect condition, boarded up and peaceful...

The general consensus among residents was that the house should be retained, along with the 2 cedar and 3 lime trees (now protected by TPOs) with, if necessary, some appropriate and sensitive development approved as well.

An Interesting Old-and-New Side-by-Side View

The l.h.s. is the Ordnance Survey 1:1,250 (1944-1963) Edinburgh map. Click THIS LINK to take you to the site, and there you can change the l.h.s. map to various other maps to see what the plot looked like at different times in the past.

Where is it?