The farms of Noup and Longhouse together with the lands of Bisgeos form a 370ha (914.5 acres) or thereby cattle and sheep unit on the picturesque island of Westray.
The land is mostly to grass and included in the sale are 3 dwellinghouses, 2 steadings, a loch and a beautiful sandy beach. The RSPB Noup Cliffs reserve borders the farm.
There are 184.27ha (455 acres) or thereby classed as Region 1 and 185.81ha (459 acres) or thereby classed as Region 2. The 2018 entitlements are 204.16 units for Region 1 with a value of €147.92 per unit totalling €30,199.35, and Region 2 is 173.99 units with a value of €42.61 per unit totalling €7,413.71. The Greening payments are valued at €82.93 per unit for Region 1 and €13.86 per unit for Region 2 giving a total value of €19,342.49. There is also an Agri-Environment Climate Scheme annual payment of £13,772.05 until 2021 relating to a fenced area of wet land. The farm can carry approximately 150 cows and 650 sheep, and the stock will be available, together with the machinery, by separate negotiation.
The original farmhouse at Noup has been tastefully modernised and extended to form a 3 bedroom family home with room to create a 4th bedroom. The conservatory enjoys a beautiful view over the beach to the sea.
The second house at Noup is a spacious 4 bedroom property which may be suitable for accommodation for farm workers or as holiday lets.
The extensive range of outbuildings at Noup include 3 slatted byres, a barn, covered silo, slurry tank and a range of further stores.
At Longhouse, there is a 3 bedroom dwellinghouse with a living room and large dining area/family room. The property enjoys views across Pierowall from its elevated position. The outbuildings include a 53m x 13.5m shed, a sloped floor byre, slatted byre and a second shed together with a midding and silo.
Westray is one of Orkneys outer north isles and is connected to the Orkney mainland by scheduled ferry and air services. The amenities on the island include primary and junior secondary schools, swimming pool, general stores, hotel and golf course.
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