Plot 10 Ocean View, Opposite Lairo Water, Balfour, Orkney, Orkney, KW17 2DZ

Lot No. 3
UK Property Auctions are pleased to bring to the auction this Fantastic opportunity to purchase a Freehold piece of land in stunning surroundings with incredible sea views. PLOT PARTICULARS Approx 441 sq meters the plot is the ideal size for a self build 4 bed holiday home. All development subject to investigating and gaining necessary consents. Plots are of a roughly rectangular shape and are on land in front of the famous Lairo water. This is a wetland area that is renowned for a variety of bird species so the ideal spot for any walkers or bird watching enthusiasts. Location is NOT part of Green belt protected area. Orkney has been voted many times the best place to live in the UK and has been voted the best place to live in Scotland the last 8 years running, this is largely down to the fresh air and little to no crime on the island, this site really does offer the perfect getaway holiday home destination, glamping, camping or retirement/investment. Shapinsay is one of the Orkney Islands off the north coast of mainland Scotland. There is one village on the island, Balfour, ferries sail to Kirkwall regularly from here. With an area of 2,948 hectares (11 sq mi), Shapinsay is the 8th largest Orkney island and the 29th largest Scottish island. The highest point of Ward Hill is 64 metres (210 ft) above sea level. The east coast is composed of low cliffs and has several sea caves, including the picturesque geo at the extreme northern tip known as Geo of Ork. Elwick Bay is a sheltered anchorage on the south coast, facing the Orkney mainland; the island's largest settlement, Balfour, is at the western end of the bay. The island has several ayres, or storm beaches, which form narrow spits of shingle or sand cutting across the landward and seaward ends of shallow bays. They can sometimes cut off a body of water from the sea, forming shallow freshwater lochs known as oyces. Examples include Vasa Loch and Lairo Water. Orkney has been named Scotland's best place to live for the eighth year in a row by the Bank of Scotland Quality of Life survey 2020. High employment levels, a low crime rate, strong exam results, smaller primary class sizes and good health and happiness scores put the islands top. Low to zero crime rates Small class sizes Great education from nurseries to college. Terms of Sale Property is for sale by the modern method of auction. This is an unconditional sale. The Purchaser shall pay a 5% deposit (subject to a minimum of £5,000) upon the fall of the hammer and contracts are exchanged. The purchaser is legally bound to buy, and the vendor is legally bound to sell the Property/Lot. The auction conditions require a full legal completion 28 days following the auction (unless otherwise stated). Pre Auction Offers Some vendors will accept offers prior to auction, however these must be above the guide price to be considered. If any such offer is accepted the property will still be sold under auction terms and conditions. General While we endeavour to make our sales particulars fair, accurate and reliable, they are only a general guide to the property and, accordingly, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact Uk Property and we will be pleased to check the position for you. The Agent has not tested the utilities, appliances, or inspected the roof space. The floor plans and dimensions are for guidance only. Services Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase. Anti-Money Laundering Regulations: In line with anti-money Laundering regulations Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation and maybe proof of funds when submitting an offer to purchase the property. Particulars These particulars are issued in good faith but do not constitute representations of fact or form part of any offer or contract. The matters referred to in these particulars should be independently verified by prospective buyers. Neither Uk Property Group or any of its employees or agents has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty in relation to this property.
Auction Starts May 8th 2023
Guide Price:
£10,000++ fees
Starting Price:
£10,000++ fees
Guide Price: £10,000+ + fees
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