£125,000 Guide Price
We are delighted to offer to auction this assignation of croft tenancy, complete with a four bedroom detached bungalow, enjoying idyllic location in the scattered rural settlement of Sponish on the outskirts of the village of Lochmaddy, North Uist.
The bungalow offers spacious accommodation comprising lounge, kitchen/diner, four bedrooms, wet room and rear entrance porch. With the croft extending to approximately 16.7 hectares (41.2 acres) including areas of forestry, peat production and with borders onto Loch na Buaile and a number of other bodies of water offering the possibility of seaweed harvesting. Further benefits include oil fired heating system, double glazing, a block built store/workshop, small polytunnel/greenhouse and solar panel installation.
We understand that an annual rental of £14 per annum is payable to the landlord - North Uist Estate Trust – and that a local rental arrangement of approximately £150 per annum is in place to allow for sheep grazing on the croft. Both these sums and arrangements should be clarified as part of a buyer’s due diligence.
The link to relevant Register of Crofts information including Registers of Scotland information is here … https://www.crofting.scotland.gov.uk/register-of-crofts?intent=holding&holdingid=14583.
The picturesque rural location and potential future development options is sure to attract strong demand, and early expression of interest is recommended.
Special Notes For Potential Buyers:
- The assignation of a croft tenancy is subject to Crofting Commission approval, and prospective buyers should fully familiarise themselves with the required paperwork and application process. Legal advice from a specialist solicitor is recommended.
- The purchase deposit is held conditionally and will be returned in full if the application is not approved by Crofting Commission.
- The Buyer’s Premium is payable at time of sale and is non-refundable.
- Properties held in crofting tenure are not suitable for mortgage lending – cash purchase only.
Lochmaddy is a ferry port on the island of North Uist in the Outer Hebrides. Ferries arrive at Lochmaddy, which is overlooked by picturesque mountains. The town's main attraction is Taigh Chearsabhagh, a community arts centre and museum with a shop and café. This forms part of the Uist Sculpture Trail. Local facilities are available including dining options, and the area draws demand from tourists looking to enjoy the outdoor pursuits on offer, and to marvel at the stunning surroundings. There are some prehistoric sites around Lochmaddy, such as the giant burial cairn, Barpa Langais, and the trio of standing stones, Na Fir Bhreige (The Three False Men).
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