Kirkwall and St Ola - Kirkwall and St Ola are the county’s main centre of population home to around 8,000. Kirkwall is an ancient royal burgh and cathedral city and it wears its history well with a magnificent cathedral, two ancient palaces and narrow winding streets and closes which play host to the historic ‘Ba game. The 21st century is here too with great transport links, schools and a university campus, a large hospital and wide range of cultural and sporting amenities.
Every June Kirkwall plays host to the revered St Magnus International arts Festival. Highland Park and Scapa distilleries both lie near the City boundaries and produce two of Scotland’s most renowned single malt whiskies.
This 2 bedroom ground floor dwelling is situated very close to the town centre
8 St Olaf’s Wynd is a substantial ‘C’ listed 2 bedroom dwellinghouse situated in the heart of the town centre.
35a Pickaquoy Drive is a well-presented one bedroom dwellinghouse. The attractive property features an open plan living room/kitchen. There is a small garden to the front together with a shared parking area.
The sale of 6 Bridge Street Wynd offers a rare opportunity to acquire a substantial office building in the centre of Kirkwall. The premises may appeal to businesses looking for a prime central location in Kirkwall, investors seeking a buy-to-let or developers looking to convert to flats (subject to consents from Orkney Islands Council).
This new 1¾ storey 4 bedroom detached dwellinghouse is expected to be completed May-June 2020. The substantial property offers a very high standard of accommodation and will have a traditional finish with Welsh slate roof and sandstone skews. Purchasers may have the option to select kitchen and bathroom finishings subject to agreement on specification and price.
Belleview is a 3 bedroom detached dwellinghouse with outstanding views across Kirkwall from its elevated position. The property is set in a large garden with tarmac drive leading to the integral double garage.
68 Meadowbank is a spacious 3 bedroom end-terraced dwellinghouse enjoying an open outlook to the rear. There is a modern kitchen and bathroom suite together with a dining room and downstairs toilet. Enclosed garden to the rear.
7 Pipersquoy Terrace is a one – bedroom end terrace bungalow situated within walking distance of the town centre. The property sits in a large garden but requires extensive modernisation.
Cliffdale is a detached 2-3 bedroom dwellinghouse offering a beautiful view across the marina and harbour with Wideford Hill in the distance. The substantial property has an enclosed rear garden and a large garage.
This semi-detached garage extends to 5.7m x 5.5m and has a single up-and-over door together with lights and power points.
This well-presented 2 bedroom dwellinghouse forms part of a highly desirable small residential development. The end-terraced property has recently been modernised with a new kitchen, new shower suite and air source heating installed. Private parking within courtyard.
Breckan No.1 is a well-presented 2 bedroom semi-detached bungalow situated close to The Balfour hospital and within walking distance of the town centre. The property has an open plan living room/dining/kitchen and a detached garage with tarmac drive.
This spacious, high specification, 3 bedroom bungalow is to be erected by Stewart Henderson. The substantial dwellinghouse is of Amvic (insulated concrete form) construction offering very high levels of insulation. The attractive property will enjoy views over farmland.
This spacious, high specification, 4 bedroom dwellinghouse is to be erected by Stewart Henderson. The substantial two storey property is of Amvic (insulated concrete form) construction offering very high levels of insulation. The attractive property will enjoy views over the town to the north isles and to Wideford Hill and farmland.
Greystone is a 2 bedroom semi-detached bungalow set in a walled garden. The attractive property may especially appeal to first time buyers, those wishing to downsize or investors seeking a buy-to-let opportunity.
Available in spring 2020 this attractive 5 bedroom semi-detached dwellinghouse offers quality family accommodation on 3 floors. The property will be in walk-in condition, with the exception of floor coverings and will have a NHBC Buildmark warranty.
These 4 serviced building sites are situated on the outskirts of Kirkwall and offer views over the town and surrounding countryside, with Kirkwall Bay in the distance.
Extending to 630m² or thereby this serviced building site is offered for sale with planning permission to erect a 4 bedroom house (OIC ref 15/323) and building warrant (OIC ref 16/045 - expiring 8th June 2020). The plans for the dwelling house show integral garage and air source heating. To view simply visit the site.
This 3 bedroom dwellinghouse is situated within the Kirkwall conservation area and is only a short walk from the town centre. The spacious property occupies the first and second floors of a 3 storey building and has a shared area of decking. The dwellinghouse has many attractive features including views from the living room of Victoria Street.
67 Victoria Street is a spacious 2 bedroom dwelling house situated close to the town centre. The tastefully modernised property lies within the Kirkwall town conservation area and may appeal to a first time buyer or those wishing to offer tourist or long-term lets. The property occupies the 1st and 2nd floors of the three storey building and shares an area of decking with its neighbour.
This commercial garage/workshop with showroom and offices is situated on the Hatston Industrial Estate with a forecourt off Garrison Road and the workshops accessed from Scotts Road. The ground floor extends to 275m² or thereby with the offices, on the first floor, a further 50m² or thereby.
£5,000 LESS THAN HOME REPORT VALUATION The spacious one bedroom first floor flat enjoys a beautiful view to Scapa. The property has a shared entrance hall, electric heating and double glazed windows. There is a spacious living room and the kitchen has modern fitted cupboards together with plumbing for a washing machine. There is also a modern bathroom with electric shower over the bath. The double bedroom has 2 built-in wardrobes. There is an area of garden to the rear.
Asking price is £25,000 below the home report valuation Laingbrae is one of Kirkwall’s landmark properties and comprises a spacious and characterful 3 bedroom dwellinghouse, large garage, office/store and a two bedroom cottage all set in a well-maintained mature garden. The property commands a view of Wideford Hill and is conveniently situated within walking distance of the town centre and schools.
Extending to 110m² or thereby, this building site has planning consent (OIC ref 15/515/PP) to erect 2 two bedroom flats. Conveniently located close to the town centre and car parking this building site offers an excellent development opportunity.
This self-build serviced building plot is situated on the outskirts of Kirkwall close to the Orkney College and within walking distance of the schools. The site extends to 918m² and is the last available site in the development.
Craigiefield House is a superb property incorporating an impressive 6 bedroomed family home with a charming guest wing and a beautiful 3 bedroomed lodge all of stone construction with a well maintained garden.
This area of ground is designated in the Orkney Local Development Plan (O.L.D.P.) as being suitable for approximately 8 new houses. The sites enjoy views over the surrounding farmland and some of the sites may enjoy sea views. The land would be accessed from the A964 and lies approximately 4 miles from Kirkwall.