South House, Eday, Orkney, KW17 2AB

£195,000 Offers Over
  • Ref: MMKW17181020KA
  • Type: Cottage, Detached Bungalow, Land
  • Availability: Sold
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Parking: Driveway
  • Outside Space: Front & Rear Garden
  • Tenure: Freehold

Property Features

  • Owner occupier registered croft
  • Amazing panoramic sea views.
  • Island lifestyle
  • A grading for Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)
  • Home report and floor plan can be found on our website
  • Call Monster Moves and ask for Karen

Property Summary

South House is situated on the Island of Eday, which is nestled in the middle of Orkney’s North Outer Isles. Together with approx. 79 acres of land in total of which approx 35 ½ acres of which is good arable land and approx 36 acres of rough grazing land. South House is an Owner Occupied Croft (Not a Tenancy) and is on the register of crofts.(ROC).  There is approx 344 metres of privately owned fore shore where seals, otters and other wildlife can be regular seen. The current owner has kept cows and still has some sheep on the land. The croft currently has annual entitlements (basic farm payment and LFASS) which would be transferred with the croft. There are multiple sheds of various sizes which come with the property. There are two 5kw wind turbines which allow the property to run efficiently. There is also a 60ft poly tunnel.
Eday has a Co-op store which has a Post Office.  There is a well-equipped medical centre and school.  The school holds most island community events, however the Heritage centre also offers itself as a community venue.  There are B&Bs, a hostel and some Glamping pods for visitors to stay. The Ro-Ro ferries are regular and there is an airport offering travel to the island. There are lovely views to be found all over Eday, which have to be seen to be appreciated

Full Details

SUNROOM (4.6m x 2.0m)
Situated to the front of the property with breath taking sea views is this newly built sun room. Neutrally decorated with wood plank effect vinyl flooring. uPVC windows and door.

LIVING ROOM (3.8m x 4.0m)
A neutrally decorated living room with treble aspect windows. There is a tongue and groove wooden feature wall with matching mantle, along with an electric fire. Wood plank effect laminate flooring.

KITCHEN/DINING (4.6m x 3.8m)
Situated alongside the sun room is a modern style kitchen with walnut/beech base and wall units. There is space for a freestanding dishwasher, fridge and cooker/oven with an extractor fan. The washing machine and freezer are currently in the outside utility area.

BEDROOM 1 (2.5m x 2.8m)
Neutrally decorated with a vaulted ceiling and wood effect laminate flooring.

BEDROOM 2 (2.5m x 2.6m)
Neutrally decorated with a vaulted ceiling and wood effect laminate flooring.

BEDROOM 3 (3.9m x 3.0m)
The larger of the 3 bedrooms has a vaulted ceiling with modern stripy wallpaper a cream tiled floor.

Formally the entrance into the property, however the current owners use this space as an office. The door remains in use

BATHROOM (2.1m x 1.8m)
The bathroom was under construction when I was last at the property. You can see on the virtual tour that the whole room has been removed. The sellers have now installed a new white three piece bathroom suite with cream wall tiles and a red tiled floor.

There are (how many) farm buildings which come with the property. They are all situated close to the property.
One of the sheds has been converted into a utility area with a washing machine and freezers along with additional storage space.

2 lease agreed turbines.
EPC rating - A
Council tax band - A

Come off the ferry drive straight and follow the road for around half a mile and you will come to a crossroads turn right drive for around four miles past the school, church, airport and the heritage centre and when you get to the shop turn left, drive for just over one mile and you will come to a crossroads. The track straight ahead is the access road to South House

Virtual Tour

Property Location

Contact Office

Monster Moves Head Office
Thistle House
Main Street
KW10 6TG


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