Castlehill, Sanday, Orkney KW17 2BA

£250,000 Offers Over
  • Ref: MMKW17070721KA
  • Type: Detached House, Land, Other, Outbuildings
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Parking: Driveway
  • Outside Space: Front & Rear Garden, Land, Multiple Acres, Outbuildings
  • Tenure: Freehold

Property Features

  • Small holding and House
  • 4 Bedroom Detached House
  • Spectacular views
  • Stables and approx. 4.5 acres
  • Several outbuildings/workshop
  • Development potential with the correct permissions in place
  • Home report, floor plan and walkthrough video on Monster Moves website

Property Summary

A small holding with a spacious 4 bedroom property which has development potential. Castlehill is a historical farm house and is positioned alongside a working farm which overlooks farmland and the Bea loch. Castlehill is situated on the island of Sanday and benefits from a lovely community lifestyle. Offering accommodation across two levels and comprising of a living room, sunroom, 4 bedrooms, kitchen/dining, shower room, utility and bathroom.

Castlehill has several outbuildings which may be suitable for development, subject to the correct permissions in place. It is believed that the middle building which is attached to the house has underfloor heating and an insulated floor along with windows ready for installation (please see the video).

Sanday is an outer isle which is a short sea crossing or a 13 minute flight from mainland Orkney. It is currently one of the larger inhabited islands with around 550 people living there. Sanday sits on the north coast of Scotland and is famous for its sandy bays and clear water, along with a wealth of wildlife, heritage and archaeology. Sanday has a wonderful community spirit with a school, two well stocked shops, two pubs and a community hub. For the sporting enthusiasts there is a 9 hole golf course, football pitches, indoor sports hall, swimming pool and gym. There is a resident doctor and two nurses plus a garage/repair shop. During lockdown the island was self sufficient and supplies were plentiful.

Further information can be found on

Full Details

ENTRANCE PORCH (2.5m x 1.1m)
Positioned to the front of the property, alongside the driveway is a neutrally decorated front porch with vinyl flooring and a large window. Leading onto the hall way.

LIVING ROOM (4.0m x 3.0m)
Situated centrally in the property is a traditional former living room. A tall, solid wood mantle with cast iron insert captures the eye upon walking into this room. Neutrally decorated with carpet.

REAR HALL / UTILITY (2.4m x 2.1m)
Positioned alongside the kitchen and leading into the living room and shower room. Space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble drier. Neutrally decorated with vinyl flooring.

The kitchen is positioned to the rear of the property with large windows that capture the breath-taking views towards Bea loch. The recently installed kitchen comprises of white wall and base units with black worktop and splashback. Neutrally decorated with wood effect vinyl flooring. Space for freestanding appliances.

SUN ROOM (4.1m x 2.7m)
The sun room is positioned alongside the kitchen with a large window capturing the breath taking view on offer. Neutrally decorated with carpet.

SHOWER ROOM (2.6m x 1.6m)
The shower room is positioned on the ground floor level and comprises of a shower which is mains operated, w/c, wall hung sink unit and stainless steal towel rail. The whole shower room has water resistant panel walls and vinyl flooring.

BEDROOM 1 (4.0m x 3.7m)
Bedroom 1 is positioned on the ground floor level with dual aspect windows. This room is neutrally decorated with carpet.

BEDROOM 2 (3.4m x 2.0m)
Bedroom 2 is positioned to the rear of the property. Neutrally decorated with carpet.

BEDROOM 3 (3.9m x 3.0m)
Positioned on the upper level of the property with neutral decor and cream carpet.

BEDROOM 4 (3.9m x 3.0m)
Positioned on the upper level of the property with neutral decor and cream carpet.

BATHROOM (4.0m 1.9m)
Positioned on the upper level of the property is a recently installed 4 piece bathroom suite. The suite comprises of a free standing bath, spacious shower, pedestal sink and w/c. Neutral decor with wet wall panels and vinyl flooring.

The garden to the rear of Castlehill is flat with grass. There is also 4.5 acres of land included in the sale with a stable linking to the field.

There are several outbuildings included in the sale. Please watch the video as I go in the ones that come with the property. There is a greenhouse which overlooks the Loch. Materials for the middle building are included with the property. Plasterboard and windows.

Coming from the ferry follow the road until you reach Sinclairs shop. Turn right after the shop and you'll see Castlehill on the right hand side.

Council tax band - B
EPC rating - D
Heating - Air to water
Septic tank
Triple glazed windows
Windows and materials for the middle building are included in the sale. These include plasterboard and windows.

Virtual Tour

Property Location

Contact Office

Monster Moves Head Office
Thistle House
Main Street
KW10 6TG


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