Gairaquoy, St Margaret’s Hope, South Ronaldsay, Orkney KW17 2RL

£275,000 Offers Over
  • Ref: MMKW17200321KA
  • Type: Detached Bungalow, Garage, Land, Paddock
  • Availability: Sold
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 3
  • Parking: Driveway
  • Outside Space: Front & Rear Garden, Multiple Acres, Outbuildings, Private Grounds
  • Tenure: Freehold

Property Features

  • Spectacular sea views
  • Spacious detached 2 bedroom bungalow
  • Sits in 3 acres (approx)
  • Stables
  • Rural Island lifestyle
  • Home report, floor plan and walkthrough video on Monster Moves website
  • WhatsApp/virtual viewings available

Property Summary

Monster Moves is delighted to bring this magnificent property to the market. Gairaquoy is an impressive 2 bedroom detached bungalow offering a high standard of accommodation along with a beautiful sea view. The outstanding property includes a large garage and stables which has been set up for an equestrian lifestyle.  Set in approx. 3 acres of land which has been fenced for livestock. The property is in “move-in condition” and has underfloor heating. The property had been constructed with Insulated Concrete Formwork (ICF) which is an energy efficient building method which creates insulated structural walls for residential buildings. Gairaquoy is a spacious 2 bedroom bungalow with several living areas.  The property was designed to capture the spectacular sea views on offer towards Sandwick Bay and neighbouring islands such as Hoy (Longhope), Swona, Mainland Scotland and Dunnett Head lighthouse.  The property benefits from a view of 5 lighthouses in the evenings.  Gairaquoy comprises of a 2 bedroom detached bungalow, one of which is a master suite with a walk in wardrobe and en-suite, open plan kitchen/dining room, sun room, living room, utility room, boiler room (boot room), large garage and stables.



Full Details

ENTRANCE PORCH (1.6m x 2.4m)
Positioned to the front of the property is the entrance porch which leads into the hall.

LIVING ROOM (6.0m x 4.8m)
Positioned to the front of the property and benefiting from a spectacular panoramic sea view. 6 floor to ceiling windows and a log burning stove. Neutrally decorated with a cream carpet.

SUNROOM (3.5m x 3.5m)
Situated to the side of the property is a neutrally decorated sun porch with wooden flooring, six large windows which showcase the spectacular views on offer along with a external door for ease of access into the garden.

A cream shaker style fitted kitchen comprising of an electric hob, electric eye level oven, extractor fan, built in dishwasher and upright fridge/freezer. Dual aspect windows with impressive sea views to the front and views of land that Gairaquoy owns to the rear. Neutral decor with cream vinyl flooring.

Positioned to the rear of the property with cream wall and base units, cream worktop and splashback along with a stainless steel circular sink. Undercounter space along with plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. The utility room provides access into the boiler room which has an external door for access to the garden.

BATHROOM (4.7m x 2.4m)
The spacious bathroom comprises of a white four piece suite with bath, quadrant shower with a mains shower unit, w/c and a white vanity sink unit. Cream ceramic floor tiles and splashback along with a mirror with a light above the sink and a shaving socket.

MASTER SUITE (4.2m x 3.9m)
Positioned to the front of the property and benefiting from spectacular sea views. A neutral double bedroom with shelved walk in wardrobe and en-suite. The en-suite comprises of a quadrant shower enclosure with mains powered shower, w/c and pedestal sink. Cream ceramic tiles providing wet walls around the shower, splashback and a matching floor.

BEDROOM 2 (4.7m x 3.6m)
Situated to the rear of the property is a spacious double bedroom with neutral decor and built in oak wardrobes.

Positioned off the utility room is the boiler room which has an external door providing access into the garden. The bio mass Windhagar boiler is positioned in this room.

GARAGE (7.0mx 6.0m)
Situated alongside the house is a spacious garage with one up and over electric garage door.

A wooden constructed double stable along with store shed positioned in an area providing hard standing for horses. This may be suitable for other livestock.

Gairaquoy is set up for an equestrian lifestyle. At present the land is fenced off to meet the needs of two ponies with 4 separate paddocks. There is a patio area to the front of the property overlooking the spectacular sea view on offer. There is a garden which is laid to lawn and a well maintained driveway leading onto the property with a turning area.

Council Tax band - D
EPC Rating - D
Heating - Bio Mass boiler (Windhager).
Construction - Insulated Concrete Formwork system (ICF)
Floor space - 147sqm approx.
Garden size - 3 acres approx.
Septic tank.

Directions: Take the A961 signposted to St Margaret’s Hope and Burwick. Gairaquoy is around 2 miles from St Margaret's Hope. You will see a red post box, from there Gairaquoy is the second house on the right hand side.

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Property Location

Contact Office

Monster Moves Head Office
Thistle House
Main Street
KW10 6TG


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