Land for sale

Orkney, Orkney Islands, KW16

Offers in Excess of £350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • FARM AND LAND FOR SALE
  • 6 BEDROOM GUESTHOUSE
  • SLURRY LAGOON WITH RECEPTION TANK
  • SECOND LARGEST OF THE ORKNEY ISLANDS
  • WIND FARM POTENTIAL

Full description

The farm of Stoneyquoy extends to a total of approximately 72.65 hectares (179.52 acres). The property is presently run as a suckler beef and sheep unit. Basic payment Scheme Entitlements may be available by negotiator (approx. £15,000 income per annum).

The farmhouse at Stoneyquoy is a former 6- bedroom guesthouse with - 2 of which are en-suite- kitchen, bathroom, sitting room, utility room, office and conservatory. The house has oil heating, an open fire in the sitting room and a Wellstood range in the kitchen. Most of the rooms have been recently refurbished. All windows are of UPVC and are double glazed.

The farm steading consists 2 slatted byres, on 60ft x 24ft, the other 50ft x 45ft, with calf creep. There is a 60ft loose court, previously a double tied byre with stalls removed, a 50ft single tied byre, and a Nissen hut used for implement storage. There is a 60ft x 24ft slurry lagoon, with 10ft reception tank.

The island of Hoy is well served by North Walls Community School, a Junior High School, providing education for pupils aged 5 to 14. The school has nursery provision for 3-5 year olds, and an integral community swimming pool. Secondary aged children attend Kirkwall Grammar School, and can either travel daily from the island, or stay, Monday to Friday, in the school hostel accommodation in Kirkwall. The island has a resident doctor, general store, haulage business - supplies and livestock, hotel and Bed and Breakfast accommodation.

The island of Hoy is the second largest of the Orkney Islands, measuring 10 miles long and five miles wide. The property offered for sale is situated in Lyness, on the East side of the island. In WWII Lyness was home to many thousands of military personnel, being the main base for the fleet based at Scapa Flow. Famous for its 450ft Sea Stack, "The Old Man of Hoy'', and its rugged and beautiful scenery, Hoy, while being easily accessible from the mainland, enjoys the safe and tranquil environment of an island community.


Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
16 June 2019

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Nearest station

  • Thurso (20.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Investmore, Luton

35 Alma Street, Luton, LU1 2PL

01582 934144 Local call rate

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