House Site - The Sale Offer

The House Site Location And The Nearby Beaches

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A superbly sited quarter-acre (45.2 mtrs x 23.5 mtrs; 0.1062 hectares) plot of land is offered for sale on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland.


The site has been approved for a house build with Planning Permission In Principle, and all utility services are nearby. The site is located near to 3 long beaches all of which are within a 5 minute walk; the nearest beach of nearly 0.8 miles (1.3 kms) in length is a 30 second walk from the site. The plot has south facing panoramic views over the Minch Sea with distant views of the the island's Hills of Harris and the Uig Hills, and, in certain conditions, the mountains on the west coast of the Scottish mainland are also visible.


The site is in Branahuie village which is co-located with Melbost village (combined population - 170 people), and it is a 3 mile (5 kms) 7 minute drive from the island's capital town, and marina, of Stornoway. 

The site is also a 1 minute drive from the airport which has several frequent daily return flights to all the major Scottish cities. From these airports there are numerous same-day onward connections to all of the United Kingdom regions, and to international aviation hubs.The noise footprint from the airport, which is served by small quiet turboprop aircraft, is negligible.


Given that the site has several unique and outstanding characteristics the seller is seeking offers of over £35,000.

To contact the site owner, in the first instance, please use the site's email contact form above. The agent handling the sale is Derek Mackenzie, Solicitor & Estate Agent, 20-21 North Beach Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2XQ; website, telephone 01851 702211, fax 01851 709035, email


For any potential purchaser who wishes to know more about the town of Stornoway, a sister website showing the town and its facilities has been created which can be accessed directly here. There is also a TripAdvisor review of 72 things to do on Lewis and Harris.