Back to search results

♦   Approx. 147 Acre Coastal Farm

♦   Three Bedroom House plus One Bedroom Cottage

♦   Range of Farm Buildings

♦   Scope For Redevelopments

♦   Good Income Potential   

Price Guide £500,000 Ref: EO4408

A detached three bedroom single storey dwelling with double glazing throughout. The heating is mainly electric using power generated by the wind turbine. 

The accommodation with approx. room sizes is as follows:

DINING ROOM / UTILITY 4.6m x 3.8 m (about 15’ x 12’6) two  large north facing windows, plus windows facing east and west, worktop with stainless steel sink, plumbing for washing machine, doors to front and rear, storage heater, loft hatch with ladder leading to partially boarded roof space.

SHOWER ROOM 2.9 x 1.9m (about 9’6 x 6’3) basin with mirror, light and shaver socket over, Quadrant shower enclosure with power shower, WC, bathroom cabinet, modern panel heater, towel rail

BATHROOM 2.9m x 1.6m (about 9’6 x 5’3) bath with shower over and glazed screen, WC, bathroom cabinet, panel heater, basin with mirror, light and shaver socket over, extractor fan, electric towel rail

HALLWAY two storage cupboards, loft hatch with ladder to partially boarded second roof space

KITCHEN 4m x 3.2m (about 13’ x 10’6) window to east overlooking garden, built-in range of base and eye level units, stainless steel 1 ½ bowl sink with mixer tap, Bosch dishwasher, Hotpoint dual fuel cooker with stainless steel extractor hood, undercounter fridge, vinyl flooring, cupboard with immersion tank

LOUNGE 5m x 3.2m (about 16’6 x 10’6) windows to east, west and south, wall mounted gas fire, storage heater

BEDROOM ONE 4.4m x 3.2m (about 14’3 x 10’6) south and west facing windows, panel heater

BEDROOM TWO / OFFICE 3.2m x 2.6m (about 10’6 x 8’6) south window, panel heater

BEDROOM THREE 3.3m x 3.1m (about 10’9 x 10’3) south facing window, panel heater


A detached self contained cottage in a secluded position on the cliff top with direct access to the beach.  The cottage has recently been renovated and is currently offered for rental at £300 per week or £50 per night.  There is electric heating and double glazing throughout. The accommodation with approx. room sizes is as follows:

ENTRANCE LOBBY with access to

KITCHEN / LOUNGE 4.1m x 4.2m (about 13’9 x 13’9) new electric log / flame effect fire, single stainless steel sink, built-in cupboards, dual fuel cooker, fridge, panel heater, wooden drying rack, saucepan rack

BEDROOM 4.2m x 3.4m (about 13’9 x 11’3) panel heater, built-in wardrobe, cupboard with electric water heater

SHOWER ROOM 2.6m x 1.5m (about 8’6 x 5’) wash hand basin, light with shaver point, power shower, WC, washer / dryer, towel rails, electric panel heater

All furniture, pictures, appliances and linen in Ruah are included in the sale.

Price Guide £500,000Ref: EO4408

A private drive leads to the house and on to the sheds, workshops and steading.  There is parking at the front of Green Farmhouse for two or three cars, plus an enclosed garden with gravel area and drying green.  There are outstanding open views with a high degree of privacy and two vegetable plots which are currently used to grow root crops.

Ruah has a separate drive from the public road and there is a paved and walled sitting area with a picnic table and uninterrupted views across to Shapinsay and Stronsay.  There is a fenced rear lawn.


There are the following buildings with approximate sizes:

GENERAL PURPOSE SHED 18.5m x 12.7m (about 60’6 x 41'6) with light and power, double bunded 500L diesel storage tank with electric fuel pump, housing a range of machinery and equipment which will be included in the sale by negotiation.

WORKSHOP 9.4m x 4.8m (about 30’8 x 15’9) housing the turbine invertor and generation meter, recently rebuilt with new wooden doors and windows, includes a range of workbenches, tool chests and storage cupboards by negotiation

TRADITIONAL STEADING attached to the eastern end of the workshop in a U shaped building, made up of three sections

THE OLD BYRE 16.4m x 5.2m (about 52’4 x 17’) housing the bore hole pressure tank, filters and UV purification tube.  It has scope for conversion to other uses subject to planning.

CENTRAL AREA 4.7m x 5.3m (about 15’6 x 17’6)

OLD LAMBING SHED 14.3m x 3m (about 46’9 x 9’9)

HEN HOUSE / STORAGE rebuilt / reroofed to comply with current poultry / egg regulations

POLYTUNNEL13m x 6m (about 42’6 x 19’6) block foundations and wooden ends, double door to north, opening windows to south.  Raised vegetables beds and borehole fed irrigation system

GREENHOUSE 18.5 x 7.7m (about 60’6 x 25’3) a former hay store converted into a large greenhouse attached to the main shed, currently used to grow vegetables and flowers in raised beds.  It contains a TIMBER STORAGE SHED 3m x 2.4m (about 10’ x 8’), borehole fed irrigation system, potting benches / trestles, two ceiling fans and circular wooden picnic table


REMAINS OF ORCADIAN MILL with wooden threshing machine and other old machinery

OUTBUILDING in need of attention


There are further buildings and ruins upon the farm with scope for redevelopment to additional dwellings subject to planning permission.  They are in various states of disrepair and include:

STACKIGEO with stone walls and roof in place, power and water connected. Remains of former outbuildings

MANSEBOAT a roofless ruin with gable ends and walls intact.  There is an adjacent barn with a cement board roof, which is currently used for storage.  There is a metered water supply to the barn.

CAIRNYTUOY a ruin with no roof and walls in poor condition

WINDYWALL a ruin in poor condition with an adjacent barn which is in reasonable condition


The land comprises predominantly permanent grassland on a gently south facing slope towards the sea.  Most fields are fenced and there are three dry stone walls.  Most fields have a water supply.

IN ALL APPROX. 147 ACRES (About 59 Hectares)

Price Guide £500,000Ref: EO4408