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Opinan, Mellon Udrigle, Laide IV22

The property is located in the idyllic small hamlet of Opinan near Mellon Udrigle, Laide, Wester Ross and has outline planning permission for a bungalow with garage. The land has been de-crofted and extends to an area of 11.5 acres. Services are nearby.

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This attractive property is set within the Wester Ross National Scenic Area with outstanding views out to the North Minch and Summer Isles to the north and the An Teallach Mountains to the east. Local amenities include, petrol station, shop, post office, beach and bus route are all nearby, within 4 miles of the property. The land would make an ideal small holding or base for a small business. The existing long house and outbuilding offer scope for renovation.
Existing Long House
The original long house dwelling with outbuilding both feature very solid sandstone exterior walls that are largely intact, although neither buildings have roofs. Both the long house and outbuilding offer scope for future renovation.

Land Description and History
The topography of the site is low lying and rises to approximately 10m above sea level at the highest point. A small burn runs through the land, flowing in a south to north direction.
The site was originally a croft and was de-crofted through the Crofting Commission on 30th Nov 1961, (ref 2.24.63342). Evidence of the lands previous crofting past can be seen within the site and the original long house with outbuilding is still present. Signs on crops being grown are evidenced in the form of small stone piles where the land was de-stoned prior to cropping. The site has been under the ownership of the current owner and his family since 1974.

The total area of the land is 4.66ha (11.51 acres), comprising; 2.36ha of new native woodland planted in April 2015 and 2.3ha of open land, full details of the woodland can be seen on the sales paticulars in 'Property info' below.
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