Orkney’s West Mainland is basically the entire mainland area lying to the west of Kirkwall & St Ola. The main centre of population is Stromness but there are a number of hamlets and villages throughout including Dounby, Finstown and Evie.
The landscape is varied with heather-clad hills and Atlantic-facing cliffscapes contrasting with some of Orkney’s richest farmland. History abounds with the Neolithic village at Skara Brae and the Standing Stones of Brodgar being of international renown.
There are excellent amenities and facilities throughout including schools, medical practices and community centres.
4 Market Green is a well-presented 3 bedroom semi-detached dwelling house. The property stands in good decorative order and may especially appeal to first-time buyers or young families. Open outlook to rear. There is a spacious living room and a modern fitted kitchen. The ground floor also includes a toilet and a large store cupboard beneath the staircase. The shower room and bedrooms are on the first floor. There is an enclosed garden to the front, side and rear.
This large building site extends to 1250m2 or thereby and enjoys a beautiful panoramic view across farmland to the Bay of Firth from its elevated position. There is planning consent, O.I.C. ref 19/058/AMC, to erect a substantial 4-bedroom dwelling house.
Sinclair’s Cottage is a beautifully presented 3 bedroom dwellinghouse offering an outstanding panoramic sea view. The spacious well-appointed property offers a high standard of accommodation and sits in 2.85acres which extend to the foreshore.
Holyoake is a well-presented 4 bedroom detached bungalow offering a high standard of spacious family accommodation. The attractive property has a large living room and a spacious open-plan family/dining/kitchen together with a well-appointed bathroom and a master bedroom with en-suite.
The Old Kirk was tastefully converted into a spacious 4-bedroom dwelling, with large workshop/store, approximately 35 years ago. The well-presented property enjoys beautiful views across farmland and the Loch of Harray with the Hoy hills in the distance.
Midbigging is a traditional one bedroom detached cottage set in 0.77 acres or thereby with beautiful views over the Bay of Firth and the surrounding countryside. The large garden has lawn, mature trees and bushes together with a workshop, stone outbuilding and private parking areas. There may be potential for development in the garden with the appropriate consents.
Klivvith is a spacious 3 bedroom detached bungalow with garage. The attractive property is situated in Orphir village and enjoys a restricted view of Scapa Flow. The accommodation includes a large living room and a kitchen with dining area. There is lawn to the front and a parking area, decking, trees and bushes to the rear.
The bungalow on plot 4 is a mirror image of plot 3 with an adjoining garage. Plot 3 extends to 800m² or thereby and Plot 4 extends to 1100m² or thereby. Both bungalows feature Norscot high thermal performance insulated timber frames. The bungalow will enjoy an open outlook over the surrounding farmland.
The two-bedroom bungalow on plot 3 has a spacious living room with corner window and dining area. The kitchen has room for a breakfast table and there is also a utility room. The accommodation also includes a study and a shower room. Both bedrooms have a built-in cupboard. The bungalow will enjoy an open outlook over the surrounding farmland and will benefit from Norscot high thermal performance insulated timber frames.
The steading/barn conversion includes an open plan living room/kitchen/dining area. There is also a utility room, 2 shower rooms and the master bedroom has an en-suite. The garage has a door into the hall. The grounds extend to 1200m² or thereby.
The 4 bedroom house on site 1 will enjoy a sweeping panoramic view across farmland with the Hoy Hills in the distance. The large serviced building site, extends to 1930m² or thereby. The accommodation, as seen on the planning consent, includes a first floor living room with corner window to fully enjoy the view and an ‘L’ shaped kitchen/family room/dining area. There is a bathroom, shower room and the master bedroom has an en-suite. The double garage adjoins the house.
CLOSING DATE SET FOR OFFERS - 11AM THURSDAY 21ST DECEMBER 2023 Cedar Cottage is a traditional two bedroom detached cottage with rear split-level extension situated in the heart of the village of Finstown. Outside there is a large, enclosed rear garden with lawn, mature trees and bushes together with a garage, workshop and sun room.
6 Fletts Corner is a spacious 2 bedroom dwellinghouse situated in the heart of Finstown. The semi-detached property is approximately 15 years old and has a large open plan living room/kitchen on the first floor. Air to water central heating together with 2 air to air heaters. Car parking space in the front garden.
Benbeoch enjoys an elevated position overlooking Finstown with magnificent unbroken views over the bay towards the North Isles. This spacious dwellinghouse offers flexible accommodation over 3 floors and benefits from an updated kitchen, bathroom and ensuite with fresh, neutral décor.
CLOSING DATE SET 11AM THURSDAY 15TH FEBRUARY 2024 Westbank is a substantial 4-bedroom former manse situated in the picturesque village of Finstown. The attractive property sits in a large mature garden and enjoys views across The Ouse towards the Bay of Firth. The detached dwelling has been sympathetically modernised in recent years with fireplaces restored in many of the rooms and exterior insulation installed.
Quoykellian is a substantial 4 bedroom detached bungalow offering spacious family accommodation. The attractive property is set in a large, well-established garden with double garage and greenhouse.
St Michael’s Kirk is a substantial former church situated in an elevated position with stunning panoramic views over the countryside towards the Hoy Hills. The kirk is B listed and subject to planning consent, may be suitable for conversion into a dwelling, café, restaurant or retail unit.
** ASKING PRICE IS £30,000 BELOW HOME REPORT VALUATION ** Renfirlea is a 4 bedroom detached dwelling located in the centre of Finstown with sea views over the bay. The spacious property requires some upgrading throughout and has a garage, large outbuilding and rear garden with mature trees extending to the foreshore making it a perfect family home.
Virginia Cottage is an outstanding 4 bedroom dwellinghouse set in a large mature garden, extending to 1.4 acres or thereby. The substantial property has been tastefully modernised and extended to a high standard and enjoys views across the surrounding farmland to the Lochs of Harray and Stenness. Viewing is essential to fully appreciate the exceptional quality of both the house and its location. 10 acre field available by separate negotiation.
Beautiful 5 bedroom dwellinghouse currently divided between owner’s accommodation and 5 Star Luxury Self Catering accommodation. The substantial property extends to approximately 3.5 acres or thereby and enjoys stunning views across the surrounding farmland with the Hoy Hills in the distance. Viewing is essential to fully appreciate both the high standard of accommodation and its setting.
The Bothy is an uninhabitable dwellinghouse which enjoys a beautiful panoramic view across farmland towards the islands of Rousay, Wyre, Egilsay and Gairsay.
This extensive organic beef and sheep farm is situated in the heart of the West Mainland of Orkney and offers an excellent opportunity to those wishing to enter farming or seeking a larger agricultural holding.
Holm Lea is a 3 bedroom detached cottage with large garden and detached garage. The property is in need of renovations throughout and may offer the potential for development with the appropriate consents from Orkney Islands Council Planning Department. Due to the construction of the property, it may not be suitable for mortgage purposes.
These former farm buildings are set in approximately 1700m² (0.40 acres) or thereby and enjoy beautiful views over farmland and the Loch of Stenness.
Sunniva is a substantial 4 bedroom detached dwellinghouse offering a high standard of family accommodation. The attractive well-presented property has a mature garden and enjoys a beautiful view to the rear across farmland towards the Loch of Harray and Hoy Hills.
This area of ground enjoys beautiful views over farmland with the Lochs of Harray and Stenness in the distance. A former traditional built agricultural building is set on the land and it may, subject to the necessary planning consent being approved, be suitable to replace it with a dwellinghouse. Offers subject to the planning consent being approved, will be considered.
Fernlea is a 2 bedroom detached bungalow set in a large mature garden with a shed and driveway for several vehicles. The property is in need of upgrading throughout. Due to the construction of the property it may not be suitable for mortgage purposes.
These 2 large potential building sites are located in an area zoned for housing development in the O.I.C Supplementing Guidance: Settlement Statements. The areas of ground enjoy views of the surrounding farmland with site B also looking towards Skaill Bay. Offers subject to the purchasers obtaining planning consent will be considered. Interested parties should satisfy themselves as to the proposed use for development and location of services to site.
2A Maitland Place is a 3 bedroom dwelling with garage. The property offers spacious accommodation over 2 floors and may appeal to a first time buyer or those wishing to offer either holiday or long term accommodation.
Sutherlands garage comprises a licensed convenience store with sub-post office, petrol pumps, commercial garage which previously offered repairs and M.O.T.’s, a spacious 4-bedroom single storey house, large store/workshop, and stables with a paddock extending to the side of the Loch of Stenness.
The building site, with planning permission in principle to erect a dwellinghouse (O.I.C ref 21/293/PIP), extends to 712m² with the adjoining land offering access to the Loch of Harray. A stone built building beside the site is included in the sale and the additional land may appeal to horse or other livestock owners.
This substantial 4 bedroom dwelling house offers a high standard of family accommodation and enjoys beautiful views across the West Mainland towards the Hoy Hills from its elevated position. The attractive property sits in approximately an acre of garden, which is a wildlife haven, and viewing is highly recommended.
This outstanding ‘B’ listed former meal mill has been tastefully renovated to the highest standards creating a spacious 3 bedroom dwellinghouse. The mill workings are visible in the living room and dining area and there is flagstone and Siberian larch flooring. There is a large detached garage, lawn, young trees, parking area together with a beautiful view across The Ouse.
Parts of the lands of Vola, and others are offered for sale as a whole or in 2 lots. To view simply visit the land.