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Assignation of Croft Tenancy Including Dwelling House, 1 Blashaval , Isle of North Uist ,

HS6 5AR

2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
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  • House
  • Status: Under Offer
  • Area: Western Isles Area
  • Garden
  • Central Heating

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Property Description

The opportunity has arisen to purchase the assignation of the croft tenancy of 1 Blashaval which includes a dwelling house known as Bonnyblink. The dwelling house has 2 bedrooms and is in need of some renovation. The in-by area of the croft extends to some 1.29 Ha or thereby mainly comprising of rough grazings. There are shares in Blashaval common grazings.


Crofting is a system of landholding unique to the Highlands and Islands of Scotland which is normally held on a tenancy. This may or may not include a house and farm buildings.


When looking to tenant a croft, a person must obtain the approval of the Crofting Commission www.crofting.scotland.gov.uk. 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.

Blashaval is a crofting township being some 2 miles distant from Lochmaddy where you will find a shop, bank, restaurants, doctor’s surgery and a ferry service to the Isle of Skye. There is a primary school at Paible. The main commercial area of Balivanich is some 27 miles distant where you will find a bank, restaurants, hospital, senior school and the airport with daily flights to the mainland.

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