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.
Sunnybank is a spacious 3-4 bedroom modern bungalow offering an exceptionally high standard of family accommodation. This most attractive property is set in a large garden and enjoys outstanding panoramic views including the Hoy hills and Loch of Harray.
Biggings is a spacious one bedroom detached dwelling with many period features including a box bed and exposed stone work. There is a range of traditional outbuildings adjoining the rear of the house together with a garden and paddock. Beautiful views over farmland to the Loch of Harray.
12 Lyron is a modern spacious 2 bedroom semi-detached bungalow which may especially appeal to first time buyers. The attractive property enjoys an open outlook to the rear.
Glendale is a 2 bedroom detached bungalow with beautiful views over the Stenness Loch, the Ring of Brodgar and the surrounding countryside. The spacious dwelling has a large driveway, garage, workshop, summerhouse and field to the rear.
Dykeside is a well-presented spacious 4 bedroom bungalow offering a beautiful panoramic sea view from it’s elevated position. The attractive property offers a high standard of accommodation and is set in a large garden.
Rare opportunity to purchase property situated in a breath-taking location overlooking Waulkmill Bay and Scapa Flow. Waulkmill Lodge & Flat are near derelict properties set within 2.15 acres or thereby extending to the foreshore offering the potential for development with the appropriate consents from the local authority.
This deceptively spacious 3-4 bedroom detached bungalow offers family accommodation on one level and includes a garage, large garden and a field extending to 4.27 acres or thereby. The well presented property enjoys beautiful views towards the Harray loch and over the surrounding countryside.
These 3 well-fenced fields, extending to 30 acres or thereby in total, are mainly laid to grass. Metered water supply to each field. There are no entitlements included in the sale. To view simply visit the land.
3 Auld Kirk is one of 3 exceptional dwellings within the converted former church situated in the centre of the picturesque village of Finstown. The spacious 3 bedroom property is to the rear of the property and offers quality accommodation on 3 floors with a private entrance on the west side of the building.
Extending to 1500m2 (0.37acre), or thereby, this building site enjoys outstanding views including Marwick Bay and Kitchener’s Memorial. There is planning consent (O.I.C. ref. 20/075/PIP) to replace the existing outbuildings with a new dwelling. Mains water and electricity believed to be close by with the purchaser being liable for servicing the site. Further land may be available by separate negotiation. To view simply visit the land.
Mistra comprises a well-appointed convenience store with post office and a substantial 3 bedroom dwellinghouse together with former social club rooms which may offer potential for further accommodation/offices or studio. The property enjoys a beautiful sea view and has a walled garden and range of traditional stores.
Heatherview is a spacious 4 bedroom detached dwellinghouse enjoying views of Marwick Bay with the Kitcheners Memorial and Brough of Birsay in the distance. There is also a large workshop/garage, garden and field.
Keldroseed is a ruinous dwelling sitting in 1 acre or thereby offering outstanding views over the Loch of Stenness and surrounding farmland. It is understood that there is mains water and electricity to the property. For an appointment to view, contact Lows Property Department.
Cedar Cottage is a delightful traditional 2 bedroom dwellinghouse situated in the heart of the picturesque village of Finstown. The property has a large well-maintained rear garden and is within walking distance of the primary school, general store and post office.
These two fenced fields, 9.24 acres and 11.34 acres both extending to the public road, are offered for sale in one lot. The fields are both to grass and have water to them. There are no basic payment entitlements included in the sale. For an appointment to view contact Lows Property Department.
The Smithfield Hotel is a highly regarded and successful business situated in the heart of Dounby village. The business has been operated by the current owners since June 2011 and has an ever increasing turnover together with an excellent reputation. Accommodation and food/wet sales are all strong.
The Souley development includes several completed attractive modern bungalows and is situated in the heart of Orphir village close to the community school. The remaining serviced building sites extend from 350m² or thereby per site.
Ferndale is an astoundingly well-presented 4 bedroom detached dwelling house set in well-maintained mature garden. Two bedrooms and shower room accessed through kitchen with it’s own external door lends the annex to a granny flat or airbnb accommodation. Property had previously been run as a Bed & Breakfast.
This former agricultural building may be suitable for converting into a dwelling subject to receiving the necessary planning consent.The interior extends to approximately 28'6" x 15'3" and the building enjoys views over farmland to the sea with Rousay in the distance. The property is presently unserviced but it is believed the mains water and electricity is close by however the purchaser will be liable for taking services to the building.