Whiteburn’s Caerlee Mill shortlisted for Scottish Home Award
Edinburgh-based property developer Whiteburn has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Small Housing Development of the Year category of the prestigious Scottish Home Awards 2021 for phase one of its Caerlee Mill development in Innerleithen.
The team said it is thrilled to have made the final stages in the competition once again this year, as Whiteburn’s managing director, Eve McCurrich said: “It’s great to be shortlisted in such a prestigious category in this year’s Scottish Home Awards.”
She added: “We’ve had phenomenal interest in the homes that we have built at Caerlee Mill, and I am delighted we are finally looking forward to our final homeowner moving in later this year. Our clients have all been very understanding of the disruption to our build programme by COVID in the past 18 months, but are all excited to see our vision becoming a reality with a real sense of community by everyone living there.
“Being shortlisted as a finalist in the Small Housing Development of the Year reflects many years of hard work by the team, and we couldn’t be prouder of being recognised in this way. We will be sharing this news with our homeowners at Caerlee Mill and we know they’ll be just as happy as we are. Together they have created a very special place to call home in Innerleithen.
“We are looking forward to the final stage of the competition in early Autumn this year, and we wish all shortlisted finalists the very best of luck in all categories.”
The vision for the Caerlee Mill, in the heart of the thriving Borders village of Innerleithen, is to deliver a range of two, three and four bedroom houses and cottage flats, which are designed to reflect the spirit of the former mill site, as well as the heritage of the village structure.
Planning consent for Caerlee Mill was granted in August 2018 for 44 new build houses and flats.
In conjunction with the launch of the new-build housing for sale, Whiteburn continues to explore economically-viable solutions for the B-listed Brodie’s Mill building which dates back to 1778, and are in discussions with potential end users.