A beautiful, remote island tucked up on the west coast is on the hunt for new residents. 

The Isle of Rum falls south to the Isle of Skye, is inhabited by 40 people and measures just eight miles from east to west.

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It hosts stunning white beaches and crystal-clear blue seas.

The Isle of Rum Community Trust is looking for new residents to move into four of its newly built eco-homes that are available for 'affordable rent'.

The two-bed homes, being built with support from the Scottish Government’s Rural and Islands Housing Fund, hold views up to the Rum Cuillin and are located beside the Kinloch Castle. 

The trust have said that those interested in moving will have opportunities to work in childcare, food production, house maintenance and marine and mountain tourism. 

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The deadline for applications is April 6, with houses ready to be moved into by June.

Those interested in moving to the island are asked to contact development@isleofrum.com for more information.