Sea View, Shapinsay Island, Orkney
- 200 m2 Site (2152.78 sqft)
- Stunning Blue Sea View
- Freehold Site
- Potential for a Self Build Dwelling
- Ideal For Camping Or Glamping Pod
- Peaceful Location
- Voted Best Place to Live 8 Years Running
* FREEHOLD PLOT OF LAND * SEA VIEWS * IDEAL FOR CAMPING / STAYCATION *
Fantastic opportunity to purchase a Freehold piece of land in stunning surroundings with incredible sea views. At around 200 SqM this is the ideal site to get away from the hustle and bustle to breathe in the fresh air and enjoy the green lush surroundings with the blue ocean in front.
This peaceful, calm and safe environment is the perfect place to build a small cottage (subject to planning ) or a glamping pod, caravan etc or even just put up a tent. All development subject to investigating and gaining necessary consents.
The plot is of a roughly rectangular shape and is 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.
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 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.
Please contact The Online Property Agency for viewings.
Buyer's Exclusivity Fee of 2% of The Purchase Price. Minimum Fee £3000. (All fees inclusive of VAT). T&Cs apply.
The OPA’s “Secure It Now Exclusivity Package” – this is a legally binding agreement between you are the seller. The buyer pays the exclusivity fee and enters into an “exclusivity agreement with the seller”, granting the buyer an exclusivity period, which is usually upto 8 weeks to complete on the purchase of the property. During the exclusivity period, the buyer has the exclusive right to purchase the property and during this period they should complete the sale transaction. If the buyer fails to complete in this period, the fee is non-refundable.
This property is being offered under The OPA’s “Secure It Now Exclusivity Package”
This is an innovative secure and straightforward way to purchase this property.
Here are the benefits for you:
• Secure your dream property straight away
• Properties are realistically priced
• Similar to a “normal” or “conventional” sale with a few measures to protect the buyer and the seller
• Focuses on speed
• Mortgage buyer friendly
• Suitable for first time buyer
• Mortgage buyers and cash buyers compete on equal terms
• No competitive bidding
• No risk of being gazumped
• Minimises risk of fall throughs
Secure It Now Exclusivity Package - How does it work?
Our sellers are motivated and willing to price their properties competitively in order to ensure a fast and secure sale.
You can now secure the purchase with a buyer’s “Secure It Now Exclusivity fee “ of 2% which includes :
• A legally binding contract granting the buyer exclusive rights to purchase the property within a given timeframe (usually 56 days / 8 weeks )
• Paying the Exclusivity Fee ensures that the seller takes their property off the market as soon as the sale is agreed and reserves it exclusively for you.
• This prevents the risk of gazumping and the
• helps you avoid losing money and wasting time which most buyers like you may face with the traditional estate agent's approach.
• You get a fixed exclusivity period (approximately 8 weeks) to complete, safe in the knowledge that you will not be gazumped or outbid by another buyer.
Step 1 - Register your interest
Step 2 - Sort out your finances / Carr out your due diligence/ Ask questions/ Get legal/ financial advice if required.
Step 3 - Arrange a viewing / Virtual Tour
Step 4 - Make an offer
Step 5 - Secure your purchase using our buy and Secure It Now Exclusivity package
Step 6 - Exchange and completion
Next Steps – Do Not Miss Out -
Please note this is a realistically priced property and is likely going to create a fair amount of buying interest. If you're interested in buying this property, we'd urge you to contact us immediately to avoid losing out.
Please note this is a non-refundable exclusivity fee in addition to the purchase price.
MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS - Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale. 2: These particulars do not constitute part or all of an offer or contract. 3: The measurements indicated are supplied for guidance only and as such must be considered incorrect. 4: Potential buyers are advised to recheck the measurements before committing to any expense. 5: All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permission for use and occupation, and other details are given without responsibility and any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them; 6: No persons in the employment of The OPA has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property. No services, fixtures, fittings or appliances, including central heating, have been tested by the Agent at the time of printing. All references to parts of the fabric, material, decoration, external or internal features or grounds of the property are made without any warranty as to their conditions or effectiveness. Where definite checks have been made, such results will be made clear at the appropriate place in the particulars of sale. Every effort has been made by the Agents to obtain accurate information from the correct sources. However, intending purchasers and other readers are asked to make their own arrangements regarding verification of any statements expressed in these particulars of sale.
“Please be advised that this property may have been owned by the current seller for under six months, or the seller may have the exclusive right to sell the property. If you require any further clarification, please speak to a representative of The OPA.”
Any reference to, or use of any part of the property is not a statement that any necessary planning, building regulations or other consent has been obtained. All photographs shown are indicative and cannot be guaranteed to represent the complete interior scheme or items included in the sale. No person in our employment has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property.
In accordance with Section 21 of the Estate Agents Act 1979 an interest is declared in that the vendor of the property is a relative of a Partner of The Online Property Agency Ltd
Misrepresentation Act 1967: The OPA for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agents they are, give notice that: (1) These particulars do not amount to, nor amount to any part of, an offer or contract. (2) None of the statements contained in these particulars should be relied on as statements or representations of fact, therefore all prospective purchasers or tenants must satisfy themselves as to their accuracy.
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- Ref: 26157135
- Availability: For Sale
- Tenure: Freehold