Claddach Kirkibost, Isle of North Uist HS6 5EP, UK
Under Offer £70,000.00 - Croft, Land

Offers: Over £70,000 Are Invited

Croft Assignation, 8 Claddach, Kirkibost, Isle of North Uist, HS6 5EP

8 Claddach represents a rare opportunity to acquire the assignation of a croft tenancy extending to approximately 12.242 hectares.


The croft at 8 Claddach represents a rare opportunity to acquire the assignation of a croft tenancy extending to approximately 12.242 hectares which also has extant planning consent for a three bedroom bungalow.

There a number of ruinous stone buildings on the croft including the old threshing shed.  There is also a modern box profile double garage.

The croft spans either side of the township road and goes down to the shore.  The land is good grazing land and fairly flat.

The croft has direct access to the shore with wonderful coastal views.

Interested parties are advised to consult a solicitor specialising in Crofting Law.

The current annual rental for the croft is £26.24 (although this may be subject to review).

Further information regarding croft tenancies can be found at

Crofting Register Croft Number:  C4403

Crofting Commission Number:  I4346


Planning permission was granted on 20 January 2000 for a detached three bedroom bungalow.  The foundations were laid but the development was never completed.  As a ‘material start’ was made on the building the planning consent remains extant.  Planning reference 99/00466/FUL, details of which are available on request.  A building warrant would be required to complete the development.


Claddach is a traditional crofting community situated approximately 10 miles from Lochmaddy, which is one of the ferry port for the Uists.  Claddach is also 20 miles from the Berneray Ferry, which links the Uists to Harris.

Lochmaddy performs an important role for the islands being the port for the Uig from Skye.  Facilities within the township include 2 hotels, a shop and post office, bank and Taigh Chearsabhagh, an art centre/cafe.  Primary schooling is available at Paible School, Bayhead. Secondary education is available at Lioncleit in Benbecula where there is also a community swimming pool and library.  The airport serving the island is at Balivanich where there are also further facilities including 2 supermarkets, a butchers, primary school, and hospital.  There is a local co-op supermarket, veterinary clinic and hotel at Cregorry.

8 Claddach:  The neighbouring original croft house is also available by separate negotiation.

Viewings:  Strictly by appointment through this agency.

Directions: From Lochmaddy head south on the A867.  At the T-junction turn right on to the A865.  The croft at 8 Claddach spans either side of the township road after approximately 2 miles.


These particulars are believed to be correct but no guarantee of their accuracy is given and no error or misdescription herein shall annul any sale or be made subject of compensation by either side. Neither shall these details be deemed to form any part of any contract. Prospective purchasers are advised to take legal advice on the extent and nature of the subjects they propose to acquire.

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