Detached house for sale in 9 Drimsdale, Isle Of South Uist HS8

Offers over £210,000
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Property features

  • Private garden
  • Off street parking
  • Central heating
  • Double glazing
  • Fireplace
  • Waterfront

Property description

We are delighted to offer for sale a spacious family home, preferably sold together with the tenancy of the surrounding croft land. The property is de-crofted. Situated in the crofting township of Drimsdale this property benefits from oil fired central heating and Upvc double glazing throughout. Boasting and en suite master bedroom, three further double bedrooms a spacious lounge with a solid fuel stove, and modern fitted kitchen, utility room with WC off, family room/study, dining room/bedroom, bathroom and a large loft space which may be suitable for conversion to living accommodation with the appropriate permissions. This property will appeal to a wide range of purchasers and would make a comfortable family home, B&B accommodation or a family looking for a small holding.

The croft tenancy extends to some 8.49Ha or thereby of in-bye land. Crofting is a system of landholding unique to the Highlands and Islands of Scotland which is normally held on a tenancy.
When looking to tenant a croft, a person must obtain the approval of the Crofting Commission . 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.

Drimsdale is a crofting township lying on the western side of South Uist being some 15 miles from Lochboisdale where there is a bank and a ferry service to the mainland. Daliburgh is some 13 miles distance where there is a hotel, junior school, supermarket and doctors surgery. Balivanich, the principal centre of the islands is some 15 miles distant where you will find an airport, bank, supermarkets, hospital, restaurants, junior and senior schools.

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Nearby transport

  • Barra Airport (20.4 miles)
  • Oban Airport (95.1 miles)
  • Islay Airport (120.6 miles)
  • Lochboisdale South Uist Ferry Terminal (11.4 miles)
  • Eriskay South Uist Ferry Terminal (16.8 miles)
  • Aird Mhor Barra Ferry Terminal (20.9 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Iochdar Primary School (5.7 miles)
  • Balivanich Primary School (10.6 miles)
  • Carinish Primary School (15.1 miles)
  • Sgoil Lionacleit (7.9 miles)
  • Portree High School (44.4 miles)
  • Mallaig High School (62.0 miles)
  • Daliburgh School (10.0 miles)
  • Paible School (19.2 miles)
  • Castlebay School (25.0 miles)
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