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Plot 11, Swartiquoy Balfour, Balfour, Orkney, Orkney KW17

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Nearby amenities

  • Shapinsay Orkney Ferry Terminal 0.1 miles
  • Shapinsay Community School 0.7 miles
  • Kirkwall Orkney Hatston Ferry Terminal 3.2 miles
  • Papdale Primary School 3.8 miles

These distances are calculated in a straight line. The actual route and distance may vary.

Features and description

  • Freehold
  • Plot of Land Circa 201.8sqm
  • Located on the Beautiful Shapinsay Island in Orkney
  • Perfect Location for Holiday Cottage or Caravan Site
For sale by online auction Thursday 30th November at 9.00AM. Idyllic plot of land with sea view located on picturesque Orkney Island. Circa 201.48sqm. Incredible opportunity for use as a camping/caravan site or for a self-build holiday cottage (STP).

This freehold piece of land on one of Scotland's beautiful Orkney Islands is a fantastic investment opportunity. With gorgeous views of the north sea and neighbouring islands, this would be the ideal plot for a self-build holiday cottage, providing you and your family the perfect getaway from your busy lives (subject to planning consents)

The plot of land is roughly 200sqm and could also be used as a camping/caravan site - current Orkney tent pitching fees are roughly £15-£30 per night. The land is nearby the Lairo water, which is a wetland renowned for a wide variety of bird species, and would be the ideal spot for bird watchers and ornithology enthusiasts.

Shapinsay is one of the Orkney Islands, found of the north-west coast of Scotland, and the main settlement of Balfour has a regular ferry service from Kirkwall, Orkney's largest town.

Orkney has often been voted the best place to live in the UK, and has won the title of Best Place to Live in Scotland for the last 8 years. This is mainly due to its stunning landscapes, low crime rates and quiet island life. Orkney is also a popular tourist destination, to both mainland Scots and international travellers alike.

With the increase in popularity of the staycation type holiday brought about by the pandemic, now is the perfect time to set up your own holiday getaway.

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