Sandback, Sanday, Orkney KW17 2AZ

£145,000 Offers Over
  • Ref: MMKW17210721KA
  • Type: Detached Bungalow
  • Availability: Under Offer
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 1
  • Parking: Driveway
  • Outside Space: Front & Rear Garden, Outbuildings
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Features

  • 3 bedroom cottage
  • Single storey detached cottage
  • Stunning views over the countryside
  • Positioned close to the sea
  • Rural Island lifestyle
  • Home report on Monster Moves website

Property Summary

Monster Moves Orkney are delighted to be marketing another isle property. Sandback is situated on the island of Sanday and benefits from a lovely community lifestyle. Sandback was originally built circa 1800's and has been extended and upgraded over the past few years and uses some of the original stones The property offers accommodation on one level and comprises:- a living room, 3 bedrooms, kitchen/dining and bathroom. LPG Gas central heating has recently been installed.

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 HALL (4.9m x 1.3m 1.7m x 1.4m)
The entrance hall is positioned to the rear of the property, alongside the driveway. Neutral decor with vinyl flooring.

Positioned centrally in the property is a spacious kitchen/dining room with a cream, shaker style kitchen with wood effect worktop and integrated oven and gas hob. Neutrally decorated with a tiled floor. The room has a patio door leading out to the front garden and leads onto the living room.

LIVING ROOM (5.6m x 3.4m)
Situated to the far end of the property is a spacious living room with patio doors out to the front garden. Neutrally decorated with a solid wood mantle and wood effect flooring.

BATHROOM (2.5m x 2.1m)
The bathroom is positioned centrally in the property. Fully tiled with cream tiles and a three piece bathroom suite comprising bath with over head electric shower, pedestal wash basin and w/c.

BEDROOM 1 (4.1m x 3.7m)
Centrally positioned in the property with views over rural landscapes. Neutrally decorated with wood effect flooring.

BEDROOM 2 (3.0m x 2.3m)
Bedroom 2 has views over rural landscapes. Neutrally decorated with wood effect flooring.

BEDROOM 3 (3.0m x 2.3m)
Positioned to the far end of the property is a neutrally decorated spacious bedroom with wood effect flooring.

The garden is positioned to the front of the property and is mainly grass. The patio doors from the living room and kitchen provide access to the garden. To the rear of the property there is parking for several vehicles. There is a steel shed which is also included in the sale.

Council tax band - To be confirmed
EPC Rating - C
Floor size -112sqm
Circa 1800 and reconstructed over the years
Heating - LPG Gas

Sandback is positioned in the Burness area of the island. Heading North you can see it off the road on the right hand side.

Property Location

Contact Office

Monster Moves Head Office
Thistle House
Main Street
KW10 6TG


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