Housnea, Longhope, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3PQ

£75,000 Offers Over
  • Ref: MMKW17130521KA
  • Type: Detached House, Outbuildings
  • Availability: Sold
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 1
  • Parking: Driveway
  • Outside Space: Front & Rear Garden
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Features

  • 4 Bedroom Detached House
  • Amazing panoramic views.
  • Rural Island lifestyle
  • Several outbuildings
  • Home report, floor plan and walkthrough video on Monster Moves website

Property Summary

Monster Moves are proud to bring Housnea to the market for sale. Positioned on the picturesque island of Hoy, with panoramic sea views towards Flotta. Set on approx. half an acre of land and comprising of 4 bedrooms, sunroom, kitchen, bathroom, porch/utility, cloakroom and several outbuildings.

Housnea is in a rural location with breath taking, panoramic sea views. The property is in need of modernisation.

Local amenities include a primary school, swimming pool, general store with sub-post office and hotels. The island is connected to the Orkney mainland by two scheduled ferry services which run from Stromness and Houton.

Full Details

ENTRANCE PORCH (3.4m x 2.9m)
Positioned to the front of the property is a spacious entrance porch, which has space and plumbing for washing appliances. The entrance porch has a cloakroom and leads into the main hallway of Housenea.

CLOAKROOM (1.2m x 1.1m)
White pedestal sink and w/c with a window.

LIVING ROOM (5.7m x 4.4m)
The spacious living room sits centrally in the property with a focal, solid wood mantle and multi fuel burning stove. The room is bright and airy with exposed beams on display. The living room leads onto a large sunroom.

KITCHEN (4.8m x 3.9m)
Positioned alongside the kitchen is a spacious kitchen with exposed timber beams and stone walls. Hidden behind appliances in the pictures is a solid wood mantle and traditional oil stove. The kitchen has a good amount of white base and wall units with white worktop. With dual aspect windows, this room feels bright and airy.

SUNROOM (8.8m x 3.2m)
Situated alongside the living room is a spacious sunroom which leads out onto the garden.

BATHROOM (2.6m x 2.6m)
Situated on the ground floor of the property is a modern four piece bathroom suite, with black wetwall panels. The bathroom has dual aspect windows, allowing lots of natural light into the room.

BEDROOM 1 (4.2m x 3.5m)
Positioned on the ground floor of the property is a spacious bedroom with dual aspect windows and built in storage.

BEDROOM 2 (4.2m x 3.2m)
Bedroom 2 is on the upper level of the property with a Velux window. Traditional wooden door and neutral decor with a feature wall.

BEDROOM 3 (3.9m x 3.1m)
Bedroom 3 is on the upper level of the property with a Velux window

BEDROOM 4 (3.1m x 3.1m)
Bedroom 4 is on the upper level of the property with a Velux window

Housnea sits centrally on a large plot. To the front of the property there is a walled garden which is mainly laid to lawn with a concrete path to the front door. There is a fenced rear garden which is accessible from the sunroom along with an area of land alongside the house which is rough grazing.

There are three outbuildings that come with the property. One is of wooden construction and two are traditional stone built outbuildings.

Council tax band - B
EPC Rating - F
Heating - Oil Central heating.
Internal floor space - 172 sq m (approx)
Built 180 years ago (approx)

Coming from the ferry at Lyness. At the T junction turn left and head for Longhope. Follow the road around the bay. There is only one main road until you get to the causeway with a signpost for Brims Lifeboat museum. Take the left fork over the causeway and follow the road road and through Longhope village. The Royal hotel will be on your right. Keep going passed the health center and fire station on the right. The road turns into the single track road along the side of the bay. The road swings round to the right (with a farm on the corner) and up the hill there is a wooden built house, Housenea is along the track, First turning left after the wood built house.

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Property Location

Contact Office

Monster Moves Head Office
Thistle House
Main Street
KW10 6TG


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