Skelbister, 53 acres or thereby, Sanday, KW17 2BA

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53 acres
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Skelbister is a 53 acres or thereby farm situated on the picturesque island of Sanday. The property comprises a substantial 3-4 bedroom farmhouse, range of outbuildings and land which is mainly to grass.

The dwellinghouse has oil-fired central heating and UPVC framed double glazed windows. The living room has a fireplace and there are fitted base and wall cupboards in the kitchen together with room for a table and chairs. Also on the ground floor are a shower room, utility room and an office/bedroom. Bedrooms 1 and 2 together with study/bedroom 3 are on the first floor. Bedroom 2 has solid bamboo flooring.

The outbuildings adjoin the farmhouse and include a large implement shed, tractor shed, hayloft above bull stalls, bothy, loose court/byre, loose barn, a shed and wood store.

The land is divided into paddocks and fields which are fenced and mainly to grass.

The island of Sanday is one of the outer north isles of Orkney and its amenities include a primary and junior secondary school, swimming pool, general stores, post office and two hotels. There are many beautiful beaches and places of archaeological interest. Sanday is connected to the Orkney mainland by scheduled air and ferry services.

> Description


1m x 0.76m (3' 4" x 2' 6")
UPVC framed front door with 2 double glazed panels, glazed inner door.


2.67m x 2.18m (8' 10" x 7' 3")
Radiator, stairs to first floor.
Living room

Living room

3.5m x 3.33m (11' 8" x 11' 1")
2 windows, radiator, solid fuel, stove sits in fireplace.


3.4m x 3.4m (11' 4" x 11' 4")
2 windows, fitted base and wall cupboards, electric range cooker, space for table and chairs.

Utility room

2.8m x 1.6m (9' 4" x 5' 4")
Window, sink, radiator, plumbing for a washing machine.

Shower room

2.7m x 1.6m (9' x 5' 4")
Window, tiled floor and walls, shower cubicle, w.c., wash hand basin, heated towel rail.

Office/bedroom 4

3.18m x 1.65m (10' 7" x 5' 6")
Window, radiator.


3.84m x 1.7m (12' 9" x 5' 8")
Window, solid bamboo flooring.
Bedroom 1

Bedroom 1

3.38m x 3.5m (11' 3" x 11' 8")
Window, radiator, shelved alcove.
Bedroom 2

Bedroom 2

3.5m x 2.8m (11' 8" x 9' 4")
2 windows, radiator, solid bamboo flooring.

Bedroom 3/study

3.24m x 1.73m (10' 9" x 5' 9")
Window, radiator.


4.4m x 5.7m (14' 8" x 18' 11")
Divided into 2 rooms.

Implement Shed

6.5m x 6m (21' 8" x 20')
Plus 12m x 6.5m approx.'L' shaped, double doors.

Loose Court/Byre

20m x 6.5m (66' 8" x 21' 8")

Loose Barn

20m x 3.8m (66' 8" x 12' 8")


7.3m x 4.7m (24' 4" x 15' 7")


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