Bonnyvoe, South Ronaldsay, Orkney KW17 2RL

£80,000 Offers Over
  • Ref: MMKW17170321KA
  • Type: House Plot, Land
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 1
  • Parking: Driveway, Off Road Parking
  • Outside Space: Private Grounds
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Features

  • Building development potential.
  • Full planning permission in place
  • Stunning Panoramic sea views
  • Serviced plot with electrics, water and septic tank
  • 1 Bedroom detached house (this is adaptable)
  • Orkney Islands Council planning reference 19/366/pp
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Property Summary

Karen at Monster Moves is delighted to bring this building plot on South Ronaldsay to the market.  The plot has gated access for vehicles with a hardcore track, the boundaries are clearly marked by stock fencing, and mains water and electricity are installed to the site. The private sceptic tank drains to a reed-bed soak-away, and the site has been mostly levelled.

Bonnyvoe has planning permission to build a one bedroom bungalow overlooking Newark Bay and out towards the sea.  With views towards Grimness, Weddel Sound, Point of Ayr on Deerness and the island of Copinsay along with its lighthouse can be seen from the plot. The South Ronaldsay footpath is very close to the plot and gives easy access to the beach which continues past small coves where Atlantic grey seals haul out in the late autumn to give birth to their pups. Frequent glimpses of Orca, Fin and Humpback whales can be seen in the bay, and the coast path continues on to the south with spectacular views of the cliffs and sea-stacks. The list of wildlife seen from the plot is almost inexhaustible, including the famous Orkney vole. A perfect home for bird enthusiasts, the birdlife includes migrants such as Bonxie or Great Skua, with the worlds biggest breeding colony of these huge birds down the coast. In the summer, swallows and house martens swoop and dive in search of food and short-eared owls, merlin's and hen harriers course the banks and fields. Curlew, oystercatchers, geese are both migrant and resident all year - the list goes on. The mid-summer sun rises over Point of Ayr, then sets in spectacular fashion over Aikers Farm on top of the brae, and the full moon rises over the eastern horizon with its misty blue cloak . The Merrie Dancers (aurora borealis) are frequent visitors as they light up the waters of Newark Bay with their surreal glow and wave hello with green and red curtains. Inspirational sunrises and sunsets are routine with the wide open sky, with flame reds and soft grey purples. This far north Polaris is nearly overhead, and meteor showers and the Great Snowy Road (Milky Way) light up the dark winter nights, while mid-summer nights are light and bright with elusive noctilucent clouds glowing in the late evening sky. To the south of the property there is a SSSI which is home to some very rare plants and a Neolithic standing stone.

Full Details

PROPOSED NEW BUILD DESCRIPTION

OPEN PLAN LIVING ROOM/KITCHEN (7.1m x 5.2m)

SHOWER ROOM (2.8m x 1.8m)

BEDROOM (3.3m x 4.0m)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Internal floor space - Approx. 59.6sqm
Services - Electricity, water.
Septic tank with reed bed soak away.

DIRECTIONS
From St. Margaret’s Hope continue south on the A961 until you see a red telephone box on your left. Turn left at the phone box, follow the road around the right sharp hand bend and continue to the very end of the track. Bonnyvoe is on the right.

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Monster Moves Head Office
Thistle House
Main Street
Golspie
Highlands
KW10 6TG

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