Property for sale


Assignation of Croft Tenancy, 9 Uachdar, Isle of Benbecula, HS7 5LY
£48,000 Offers in Region of
Property Description We offer for sale this croft tenancy at Uachdar on the Isle of Benbecula. The in-by area of the croft extends to some 14.644 Ha or thereby and also includes a traditional stone byre with hard standing outside and a stone built shed which are both in very good condition. The croft land mainly comprises rough grazings, is easily accessible from the main road and reaches to the fresh water Loch na Smalaig. There are shares in Uachdar and Benbecula Hill common grazings. Crofting is a system of landholding unique to the Highlands and Islands of Scotland which is normally held on a tenancy. This may or may not include a house and farm buildings. When looking to tenant a croft, a person must obtain the approval of the Crofting Commission www.crofting.scotland.gov.uk. The Crofting Commission’s aim is to promote the well-being of crofting communities. They will consider several points when an application is received which include the specific needs and long term interests of the community, and the skills a new tenant will bring, suitability of the new tenant in terms of their experience and plans for the croft. The suitability of the proposed tenant is of prime importance and they will be asked to give plans for the working and stocking of the croft as well as previous experience and skills which would be useful to the township. The Commission are able to refuse an assignation if they feel the proposed tenant is not suitable. Balivanich which is approx 2 miles distant offers a Primary school, Hospital, several shops, post office, bank, restaurant and airport with daily flights to Glasgow and Stornoway. Liniclate Secondary school and Benbecula College are approximately 4 miles distant. *