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Those looking for a quiet place to escape to now have a perfect chance - after an idyllic farm and private island went on the market for 600,000 pounds.<br />
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Littlequoy farm is situated on the island of Burray, which is part of the Orkney archipelago in Scotland, and boasts 189 acres of land.<br />
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It comes with a five bedroom house, a workshop building, two livestock sheds, a silage pit and sheep handling pens.<br />
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Also included in the sale are a variety of derelict cottages that could be transformed into five homes, futher animal buildings, and a medieval ruin.<br />
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There is also a separate plot of land which is 27.6 acres and an ancient ruined building that could be converted into a house.<br />
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The farm is linked to an uninhabited 205 acre island that is also up for sale, by a long causeway that was built in 1941.<br />
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The island, called Hunda, comes with no liveable property but the current owners have submitted a planning application for developing a house.<br />
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There are no services on the site but it may be possible to generate electricity from a renewable source, such as a wind turbine.<br />
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The farm and the island are currently owned by George Rouse, who inherited it from his father George senior, and he is selling it so he and his wife can retire.<br />
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Mr Rouse said: "I inherited the property from my father who was posted to Orkney with the army in the Second World War.<br />
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"The bank bought up Hunda and Littlequoy and when they became available he bought them. Until that point, we had been living on a house boat.<br />
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"I was 13 at the time so living in a house was quite a change but the area was beautiful and I soon got used to it.<br />
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"I inherited it when my father passed away and I have enjoyed living here but my wife and I are looking for a change of scenery and we need to capitalise our pension.<br />
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"There's a strong sense of community here and you get to know everybody.<br />
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"There's a small school with just seven pupils and it'