Extending in total to 204 acres or thereby the farm of Ha’quoy, together with the lands of Lucknow, has traditionally been a beef and arable unit with an extensive steading and substantial 5 bedroom farmhouse. From the rear of the property, there is a stunning panoramic view of the North Isles.
The well-maintained property with some of the driest land on the island is offered for sale as a whole or in 2 lots. If sub-divided, Lot 1 would be Ha’quoy which extends to 85.7 acres or thereby with 85.2 acres of very good arable land and 0.5 acre or thereby lying between the fence line and the foreshore.
The 5 bedroom farmhouse offers spacious family accommodation and has 2 reception rooms, a large kitchen, utility room, office, bathroom and shower room. The property has oil central heating and UPVC framed double glazed windows. There is a large, walled front garden including an area of decking.
The extensive steading at Ha’quoy consists of: sloped floor byre (19.5m x 4.8m) with adjacent feed area (18m x 6.9m), calf pens and calf creep (18m x 6.9m); bedded court byre (21.6m x 6.9m) with feed area (22.5m x 3.9m), bull and calving pens (12.6 x 4.8m); 2 calf byres (3.9m x 6m & 10.8m x 4.8m); general purpose shed (22.5m x 9m), slatted byre with solid feed passage (22.5m x 3.3m); slatted court (13.5m x 9m) with suspended feed passage; slatted byre, 2011 built, (27m x 10.8m) which has rubber matting 18m either side; earth walled silo with concrete floor (36m x 10.8m); slurry lagoon (24m x 12m); implement shed (15m x 6m); various stone built sheds. There is a large concrete apron area central to the steading.
Lot 2 would comprise the steading and lands of Lucknow, 118.7 acres or thereby. 105.3 acres or thereby are very good arable land with 13.4 acres of wetter land and rough grazing. The steading includes a slatted court, earth walled silo with concrete floor and concrete apron.
The dykes and fencing are fully stock proof and the land is in very good heart with all fields having a mains water supply.
This farm is situated on the north east of the island of Shapinsay which is one of Orkneys inner north isles. The island is connected to the Orkney mainland by a scheduled ferry service and its amenities include a very well respected primary school, doctors surgery, shop, restaurant, public house, heritage centre, craft shop and fitness suite.