CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS - FRIDAY, 09 JULY at 5.00 pm
The property is situated in the picturesque Balfour Village 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.
Schoolhouse 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 currently undergoing extensive modernisation and will be finished to a high standard throughout. The works are scheduled to be finished in the coming weeks with the property ready to occupy by August 2021.
- Detached bungalow with garage
- Currently undergoing modernisation throughout
- Available August 2021
- Affordable & spacious family home
- Large garden
- Sea views to front of property
- Council tax - Band C
- Landlord Registration - 1395194/330/31032