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LeanneR88

  • Joined Jan 2014
Any houses coming on the market Shetland/Orkney?
« on: July 05, 2021, 02:50:05 pm »
Looking to see if anyone has any properties with land to come on the market in Shetland or Orkney (I know how remote it is and would suit me fine)
 
Enough land needed to keep my horses, sheep and ideally rear some cattle.

Don't mind something that needs modernising, or that could be sold privately.


macgro7

  • Joined Feb 2016
  • Leicester
Re: Any houses coming on the market Shetland/Orkney?
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2021, 04:45:14 pm »
There are plenty of houses with land for sale in Orkney:
https://www.lowsorkney.co.uk/p/40262

I have seen much cheaper than that though.
I wish we had prices like that over here 😕
Growing loads of fruits and vegetables! Raising dairy goats, chickens, ducks, rabbits on 1/2 acre in the middle of the city of Leicester, using permaculture methods.

macgro7

  • Joined Feb 2016
  • Leicester
Re: Any houses coming on the market Shetland/Orkney?
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2021, 04:59:15 pm »
How about this?
152 acres for 95k!!!

Including an old house and a church. Both needing renovation however. It does have grid electricity and own water supply.

https://www.lowsorkney.co.uk/p/40078

If it has fast Internet connected I wouldn't mind moving there myself  :roflanim:
Growing loads of fruits and vegetables! Raising dairy goats, chickens, ducks, rabbits on 1/2 acre in the middle of the city of Leicester, using permaculture methods.

Rosemary

  • Joined Oct 2007
  • Barry, Angus, Scotland
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Re: Any houses coming on the market Shetland/Orkney?
« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2021, 05:54:40 pm »
Yeah, a friend of ours is looking for a property with land in Orkney. He's lost out four times so far. Last time he offered 75k over the asking price. It went for 125k over the asking price. Orkney is popular.

doganjo

  • Joined Aug 2012
  • Clackmannanshire
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Re: Any houses coming on the market Shetland/Orkney?
« Reply #4 on: July 06, 2021, 02:38:33 pm »
How about this?
152 acres for 95k!!!

Including an old house and a church. Both needing renovation however. It does have grid electricity and own water supply.

https://www.lowsorkney.co.uk/p/40078

If it has fast Internet connected I wouldn't mind moving there myself  :roflanim:
It's under offer
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Anke

  • Joined Dec 2009
  • St Boswells, Scottish Borders
Re: Any houses coming on the market Shetland/Orkney?
« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2021, 07:37:28 pm »
Yeah, a friend of ours is looking for a property with land in Orkney. He's lost out four times so far. Last time he offered 75k over the asking price. It went for 125k over the asking price. Orkney is popular.


So Orkney is becoming the new Cornwall (of the North) then.... loads of blow-ins arriving?

doganjo

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