Northwood House, Tankerness, KW17 2QS

Under Offer
Offers Over £440,000



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House from distance House from distance
Loch in foreground Loch in foreground
Ground floor
First floor

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> Overview

Northwood House, a former Church of Scotland Manse, dates from the late 1800’s and is set in a large, walled, mature garden extending to 1 acre or thereby.
The substantial 5 bedroom dwellinghouse, has been owned by the same family for 37 years and has been tastefully extended retaining many of it’s original features.
The property enjoys views of the surrounding farmland, Loch of Tankerness and the sea.

Oil central heating on ground floor (radiators and under floor) by Stanley range in kitchen.
Modern air source heating on first floor.
Double glazed windows – many with working shutters.
Real flame gas fires in living room, dining room and family room.
Spacious kitchen with room for breakfast table.
Conservatory. Utility room.
Bathroom with shower cubicle, wet room, 3rd toilet.
Floored attic.
Stables with tack room and hay store/garage.
Large mature walled garden.
Rear section of property offers flexibility to create a self-contained dwelling.
Solar panels with remainder of Feed in Tariff contract to be transferred to purchasers.

Northwood House is situated approximately 6 miles from Kirkwall and around 3 miles from the airport. School buses pass the house for both the local St Andrew’s Primary School and Kirkwall Grammar School. The property is also very close to the bus route to and from Kirkwall.

> Description


1.83m x 1.81m (6' 1" x 6')
Wooden front door with double glazed panel, 2 windows, meter, fuse box, flagstone floor, glazed door into vestibule.


1.81m x 1.77m (6' x 5' 10")
Glazed door into hall, coat hooks.
Hall - front

Hall - Front

3.71m x 1.8m (12' 4" x 6')
Radiator, cornice, doors into living room and dining room, double doors into hall - middle.
Living room

Living room

4.85m x 4.81m (16' 2" x 16')
Bay window with working shutters, gas fire set in hearth with wooden mantle piece, overmantle mirror, shelved alcove, radiator, picture rail, cornice.
Dining room

Dining room

4.88m x 4.81m (16' 3" x 16')
Window with window seat and working shutters, wooden floor, gas fire set in hearth with wooden mantle piece, alcove with serving hatch from kitchen, radiator, picture rail, cornice.

Hall - middle

4.8m x 2.43m (16' x 8' 1")
Stairs to first floor, cupboard beneath staircase, doors into family room, kitchen and rear hall.
Family room

Family room

4.8m x 4.55m (16' x 15' 2")
Window with working shutters, gas fire set in hearth, wooden mantle piece, built-in cupboard, radiator, laminate flooring, cornice.


4.8m x 4.53m (16' x 15' 1")
Ceramic tiled floor, space for breakfast table, fitted base and wall cupboards, plumbing for a dishwasher, connection for a bottled gas fed cooker, oil fired Stanley range, built-in shelved cupboard, glazed doors into conservatory.


5.74m x 2.92m (19' 1" x 9' 8")
Large corner window, velux window, glazed rear door, ceramic tiled floor, under floor heating.
Hall - rear

Hall - rear

2.18m x 1.73m (7' 3" x 5' 9")
Ceramic tiled floor, doors into shower room, utility room and inner hall.
Shower room

Shower room

2.64m x 2m (8' 9" x 6' 8")
Velux window, under floor heating, wet room with shower, w.c., and wash hand basin.
Utility room

Utility room

4.3m x 2.78m (14' 4" x 9' 3")
Plus 1.9m x 1.67m. 'L' shaped, 3 windows, 2 velux windows, under floor heating, fitted base and wall cupboards, clothes pulley, cooker point, sink, plumbing for a washing machine, door into rear vestibule.

Rear vestible

1.5m x 1.05m (5' x 3' 5")
Wooden rear door with double glazed panel.

Inner hall

1.82m x 1.31m (6' x 4' 4")
Door into bedroom 5, stairs up to office, cupboard beneath staircase.
Bedroom 5

Bedroom 5

3.6m x 3.2m (12' x 10' 8")
Window, fitted wardrobe and shelved cupboard, wash hand basin.


3.67m x 3.2m (12' 2" x 10' 8")
Plus 1.9m x 1.3m. Window, velux window, air source heater.

First floor landing

5.14m x 2.43m (17' 1" x 8' 1")
max. Large window over staircase, air source heater, access to floored attic, cornice.


3.14m x 1.72m (10' 5" x 5' 8")
Window, 4 piece suite with bath and shower cubicle (power shower), heated towel rail, tiled walls.
Bedroom 1

Bedroom 1

4.88m x 4.8m (16' 3" x 16')
Window with working shutters, wash hand basin, shelved cupboard, cornice.
Bedroom 2

Bedroom 2

4.88m x 4.8m (16' 3" x 16')
Window with working shutters, wash hand basin, shelved cupboard, cornice.
Bedroom 3

Bedroom 3

4.8m x 4.55m (16' x 15' 2")
Window with working shutters, built-in wardrobe, cornice, wash hand basin.
Bedroom 4

Bedroom 4

4.81m x 3.52m (16' x 11' 8")
Window with working shutters, air source heater, airing cupboard, wash hand basin, cornice, built-in shelved cupboard.


2.25m x 0.92m (7' 6" x 3')
Window, w.c., wash hand basin.

Garage/hay shed

4.63m x 2.82m (15' 5" x 9' 4")
Double doors, lights, power points.
Stables and garage

Stable block

7.25m x 3.66m (24' 2" x 12' 2")
Set up as 3 pony sized stables, partitions could be moved to create 2 horse stables, electricity and water.

Tack room

3.65m x 4.48m (12' 2" x 14' 11")
Garden and solar panels

Garden and view

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Mature shrubs and trees. Seasonal bulbs - snowdrops, daffodils, bluebells.
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