Castlehill, Sanday, Orkney KW17 2BA

£150,000 Fixed Price
  • Ref: MMKW17070721KA
  • Type: Semi-detached Cottage
  • Availability: Under Offer
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Parking: Driveway
  • Outside Space: Enclosed Rear Garden
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Features

  • Fully renovated 4 Bedroom semi-detached house
  • 2 outbuildings and a greenhouse
  • 25k below Home Report Valuation
  • Spectacular views
  • Home report and floor plan on Monster Moves website

Property Summary

An immaculately renovated and very private 4 bedroom semi detached house situated in an idylic location on the island of Sanday. Offered for sale at 25k below the home report valuation of 175k. The house has a great sized private garden and a sitting room with fantastic views over the loch. Offering accommodation across two levels after having undertaken a renovation to a very high standard and comprising; a living room, sunroom, 4 bedrooms, kitchen/dining, shower room, utility and bathroom. Next door is a partially renovated 2 bedroom cottage. The adjoining wall between the houses is around 4 foot thick which offers privacy.

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.

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Full Details

ENTRANCE PORCH & HALL (2.5m x 1.1m)
Positioned to the front of the property is a porch with a window and this then leads into the hall way with access to bedroom 1 and 2, the sitting room and the stairs to the first floor where you will find bedroom 3 & 4 and the bathroom.

SITTING ROOM (4.0m x 3.0m)
Situated centrally in the property is a traditional lounge with the focal point of a wooden mantle with cast iron fire surround and slate hearth. The room is neutrally decorated and has a fitted carpet.

REAR HALL / UTILITY (2.4m x 2.1m)
From the sitting room is a rear hallway/utility where you can access the kitchen 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 and is accessed through the rear hall from the sitting room. The kitchen diner has two large windows that capture the breath-taking views towards Bea loch. The recently installed kitchen comprises; white wall and base units with grey laminate worktop and splashback. Neutrally decorated with vinyl flooring. Space for freestanding appliances such as dishwasher and range cooker.

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)
Positioned to the rear of the property. Neutrally decorated with carpet.

SUN LOUNGE (4.1m x 2.7m)
The sun lounge has a large picturesque window capturing the breath taking view on offer. Neutrally decorated with grey carpet. There is an external door to the garden.


BEDROOM 3 (3.9m x 3.0m)
A double room neutral decor and cream carpet.

BEDROOM 4 (3.9m x 3.0m)
A double bedroom with neutral decor and cream carpet.

BATHROOM (4.0m x 1.9m)
A recently installed 3 piece bathroom suite comprising; a free standing bath with stand alone mixer tap, pedestal wash basin and w/c and a large walk in shower with grey wet wall in the enclosure. Neutral decor with marble effect wet wall panels and vinyl flooring. there is a heated chrome towel rail.

The garden to the rear of Castlehill is flat with grass and there are 2 outbuildings and a greenhouse

Council tax band - B
EPC rating - D
Heating - Air to water
Septic tank
Triple glazed windows

Coming from the ferry follow the road until you reach Sinclair's shop. Turn right after the shop and you'll see Castlehill on the right hand side. . Drive along and parking is at door of house.

Property Location

Contact Office

Monster Moves Head Office
Thistle House
Main Street
KW10 6TG


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