Moorpark, 8 North Shawbost, Isle of Lewis, HS2 9DH

£55,000 Guide Price
For Sale

Property Summary

Croft 6.43 acres with modern clear span building with Concrete floor, 18m x 9m (60’ x30’), beside the public road and 1 allocation of common grazing rights.

Property Features

  • Croft extending to 6.43 acres grazing with common grazing rights.
  • Modern general purpose shed with concrete floor on the roadside.
  • Scope for house or second shed subject to consent.
  • Mains water and drainage on site.

Full Details

Moorpark, 8 North Shawbost, Isle of Lewis, HS2 9DH

We are delighted to present the tenancy of this croft with improvements including modern general purpose building, enclosed grazing land extending to 6.43 acres (2.6 Ha) and common grazing rights.

Schedule of Area                           Hectares      Acres

Land Registered with SGRPID           2.54          6.28

Shed site                                             0.06          0.15

Total                                                     2.6            6.43

The Buildings
The well maintained modern clear span general purpose agricultural building 18m x 9m (60’ x30’), offers potential to utilise the space for a variety of different agricultural and commercial enterprises subject to the necessary consents. The Building is a croft improvement and the Community Trust’s consent is required for alternative use. The building is outlined in red on the attached plan.

De-regulating of the croft
We are advised that it should be possible to purchase the freehold from the Community trust for a few thousand pounds but prospective purchasers must ascertain the position for themselves.

Annual rent
A rent of £10 per annum is payable for the croft.

The Land
A single block of grazing land extending to approximately 6.28 acres ( 2.54 Ha). The land is registered with SGRPID, the holding number is 91/753/0060. No entitlements to the Single Farm Payment Scheme are included in the sale and the existing owners have not been applying for the single farm payment. 1 allocation of common grazing rights is included but as the common grazing is only lightly used nowadays there may be scope to graze additional stock. The land is outlined in blue on the attached plan.

Services: Moorpark, 8 North Shawbost is serviced by mains water and mains drainage. Electricity is connected to neighbouring properties.

EPC: Not applicable.

Local Authority: Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Western Isles Council), Sandwick Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis HS1 2BW.

Council Tax: Not applicable

Solicitors and joint agents: Derek MacKenzie, 20-21 North Beach Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2XQ.

Matters of Title: The property is a croft with improvements. The tenancy is sold subject to all existing servitude rights, burdens, reservations and wayleaves, including rights of access and rights of way. The Purchaser(s) will be held to have satisfied themselves as to the nature of the terms of the tenancy and such servitude rights and others.

Sporting – All sporting rights are retained by the landlord.

Fixtures and Fittings: All standard fixtures and fittings will remain in situ.

Money Laundering Obligations: In accordance with the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 the selling agents are required to verify the identity of the purchaser at the time an offer is accepted.

Tenure: The tenancy and improvements are offered for sale as a croft with occupation subject to the agreement of the crofting commission and the landlord.

Basic Payment Scheme: The land is registered with the Scottish Government Rural Payments. There are no Basic Payment Scheme entitlements attached to the land.

Viewing: is during daylight hours with prior notification to the selling agents, C&D Rural Tel: (01228) 792299 OR Derek MacKenzie on 01851 702211.

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Offers: Offers should be submitted to the selling agents. The outgoing tenant reserves the right to agree a sale of the tenancy without imposing a closing date and will not be bound to accept the highest, or indeed any, offer. All genuinely interested parties are advised to note their interest with the Agents immediately after inspection.