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Added: 10/10/2006
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THE OLD SCHOOLHOUSE STENNESS, ORKNEY A rare opportunity to purchase the former school house at the centre of Stenness village. Offers over £149,000 Schoolhouse was built in 1892 and has been restored by its present owners. It retains many of its original features, such as fireplaces, plasterwork, picture rails and doors (stripped and waxed throughout). This is a large family house situated on the road between Stromness (4 miles) and Kirkwall (12 miles). The village of Stenness is part of a World Heritage Site, containing many historic monuments, as well as a unique habitat provided by Stenness Loch with its colony of common seals, salmon, sea trout and otters. The village has a Primary School/Nursery, Community Hall, children’s playground, garage, shop and Post Office, hotel and ice-cream parlour.
City/Town: Stromness
Address of Property: School House
Postcode: KW16 3LB [map]
Bedrooms: 3
Reception Rooms: 3
Bathrooms: 1
Type of Property: Detached
Price: GBP 149000.00 [convert]

Features

Central Heating: Oil
Burglar Alarm:
Parking Facilities: Drive
Gardens: Front & Rear
Double Glazed:
Near Shops: Yes
Near School : Yes
Loft: Yes
Utility Room: Yes
Patio:

Extra Features

Air Conditioning, Deck, Hardwood

Area Information

Ground floor: Entrance porch 5’5” x 5’8” approx. Coat hooks and central light. Door with frosted glass panel leading to hall. Hall: Spacious hall provides access to sitting room, dining room/office and kitchen. Wide staircase leads to upper floor. The hall, stairway and landing are decorated throughout in William Morris wallpaper (“Willow”) Sitting room: 13’6” x 13’ approx. A double window overlooking the front garden and a single window to the side. Fireplace containing wood burning stove. Recessed shelves to the side. Phone point. Stripped and varnished wooden floor. William Morris wallpaper (“Fruit”) Dining room/office: 15’9” x 13’4” approx. A double window overlooking the front garden and a single window to the side. Fireplace containing wood burning stove. Recessed shelves to the side. Phone point. Stripped and varnished wooden floor. William Morris wallpaper.(“Jasmine”) Kitchen: 14’ x 10’ approx. Double window overlooking garden. Solid fuel burning Rayburn. Double ceramic sink. Large understair cupboard. (8’ Welsh dresser, 8’ pine table and 7’ painted pine storage cupboard can be included in sale). William Morris wallpaper (“Arbutus”) Scullery: 9’8” x 7’9” approx. Window overlooking back garden. Door leading to pantry, and door leading to back yard. Currently used as a utility room. Pantry: 9’6” x 3’6” approx. Lined with pine tongue and groove boarding. Window overlooking vegetable garden. Shelves. First Floor Landing: Light, spacious landing provides access to all upstairs rooms. Hatch leading to attic. Bedroom 1: 15’9” x 13’4” approx, with 10’x 7’ storage space/meditation area with velux window. Double window overlooking front garden with views of Stenness Loch and the Ring of Brodgar, and single window overlooking vegetable garden, with views of Maeshowe. Bedroom 2: 15’6” x 10’ approx. Double window overlooking front garden with views of Stenness Loch. Single window to the side. Bedroom 3: 14’2” x 9’6” approx. Double window overlooking garden. Built in cupboard with shelves. Bathroom: 9’2” x 4’6” approx. White 3 piece bathroom suite. Cork flooring. Window overlooking garden with views of Stenness Loch and Ring of Brodgar. Attic: Over 40 sq.metres of boarded storage space. Adequate head room. The attic has been insulated to a very high standard, exceeding current building regulations. Roof window. Heating: The house has a full oil-fired central heating system less than 3 years old. As well as one wood-burning stove, one multifuel stove and a solid fuel Rayburn, it also has a solar panel which provides hot water over the summer. This is especially appropriate, as Stenness avoids the summer harl (fog) which can cover the rest of Orkney! Outside The garden comprises 3 main areas: To the side of the house and the front is a lawn, surrounded by borders and young trees, providing shelter and privacy. There are also approximately 2000 daffodils and other bulbs planted in this area. Vegetable garden surrounded by trees for protection. Very fertile ground, enriched over the years with organic material. Current owners grow organically. Garden to rear of house – very sheltered area enclosed by tall trees. There are cherry and apple trees in this area. There is also a chicken pen, fully fenced, and chicken shed, included in sale. The drive, which can accommodate 3 vehicles, has been made from large paving slabs, originally from the road through the centre of Stromness. There are 2 sheds: one used as bike shed and wood store 14’ x 8. With mains electricity. Second shed 8’ x 20’ used as a workshop. There is also a 6m x 6m concrete foundation and slab, intended to be a workshop. (The slab has been insulated to comply with current building regulations, if it was to be used for a dwelling.) Current owners: Richard Land and Patricia Mayborne Tel. 01856 850626 e-mail: richard@nosae.co.uk Offers to be made in writing to: Georgette Herd, The Herd Law Practice, 18 Junction Road, Kirkwall, Orkney KW15 1AB PDF brochure available on request richard@nosae.co.uk ------------------ ------------------- ----------------- ---------------- -------------- ------------- ------------------ A closing date has now been set for offers. All offers must be submitted in accordance with Scottish law in writing to the Herd Law Practice by 5 pm on Friday 15th December 2006

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Contact person:  rent homerichard land
Advertiser Type : used car
Phone:  used car01856850626
Sellers City, County :  Stromness Orkney 01856850626
URL:  rent homeSchool House
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