The property is situated in the picturesque Balfour Village Conservation Area on the popular inner island of Shapinsay, with a population of around 300. Shapinsay offers a rural island lifestyle with the benefit of a regular ferry service to Kirkwall with an approximate journey time of 25 minutes.
Local amenities include Shapinsay Community School (Nursery to Primary 7), doctors surgery, Healthy Living Centre, Community Centre and well stocked local shop. There is an excellent community spirit on Shapinsay with a range of local events / activities to engage in.
9 Balfour Village is owned by Shapinsay Development Trust as part of the islands initiative to provide affordable family housing to assist with the development of a sustainable island community. Priorities of the project include increasing the school roll and a contribution to the economic development of the island.
The property is "C" listed and offers high quality affordable family housing with 3 bedrooms, 2 sitting rooms, kitchen / dining area & bathroom. 9 Balfour Village has been newly modernised throughout and has an air to water heat pump providing radiator central heating.
Externally there is a rear enclosed yard and front garden with sea views.
Landlord Registration - 1395194/330/31032