Girnel Keeper's House, 20 Harbour Street, Kirkwall, KW15 1LE

Offers Over £350,000



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The Girnel Keeper’s House is a substantial 4 bedroom town house offering spacious accommodation over 3 floors.
The grade ‘B’ listed building, which may date from 1643, is located within the Kirkwall town conservation area and has recently been tastefully modernised.
The property enjoys a beautiful outlook over the harbour and has an enclosed rear garden.

Oil central heating
Open flu in ground floor bedroom may be a suitable connection for a stove.
1st floor living room enjoys views across the harbour.
Spacious kitchen with recently installed Nobillia units, space for a dining table.
Modern bathroom and shower room. 3rd toilet.
Office/box room on 2nd floor.
4 double bedrooms.
Freshly painted throughout in neutral colours.
Oak internal doors.
Enclosed rear garden.
The Girnel Keeper was responsible for administering the intake and distribution of grain, paid in kind as rent to the Earldom estate.

The Girnel Keeper’s House is situated in the town centre overlooking the harbour.

> Description


1.63m x 1.22m (5' 5" x 4')
Wooden front door, glazed panel above door, glazed inner door to hall.


4.33m x 1.51m (14' 5" x 5')
Plus 2.27m x 2.04m + 1.09m x 1m. 2 radiators, stairs to first floor, 3 cupboards (one which extends beneath staircase).


5m x 3.77m (16' 8" x 12' 6")
2 windows, radiator, dining area, Nobilia fitted kitchen with integral hob, oven, cooker hood and dishwasher plumbing for a washing machine, space for an upright fridge/freezer.
Bedroom 1

Bedroom 1

4.96m x 4.2m (16' 6" x 13' 11")
2 windows, both with secondary glazing, radiator, built-in cupboard, cabinet beneath window sill houses meter and fuse box. Connection to chimney for a stove.

Rear vestibule

1.7m x 1m (5' 8" x 3' 4")
Wooden rear door with double glazed panel.


1.07m x 1m (3' 6" x 3' 4")
Window with secondary glazing, W.C., wash hand basin.


2.4m x 2m (8' x 6' 8")
Plus 2.44m x 0.88m + 1.08m x 0.9m. Velux window, cupboard housing hot water tank, walk-in cupboard with Velux window (2.1m x 1.7m) stairs to 2nd floor.
Living room

Living room

4.93m x 4.34m (16' 5" x 14' 5")
2 windows, radiator.


2.67m x 1.67m (8' 10" x 5' 6")
Window, radiator, new 3 piece white suite with shower over bath, heated towel rail.
Bedroom 2

Bedroom 2

3.74m x 3.22m (12' 5" x 10' 8")
Window, radiator.
Box room/office

Box room/office

4.47m x 1.57m (14' 10" x 5' 2")
max. Window, built-in cupboard.


2m x 1.72m (6' 8" x 5' 8")
max. Velux window.
Shower room

Shower room

2.8m x 1.07m (9' 4" x 3' 6")
Velux window, shower cubicle, W.C., wash hand basin, heated towel rail.
Bedroom 3

Bedroom 3

4.58m x 4.26m (15' 3" x 14' 2")
2 windows, 2 Velux windows, radiator.
Bedroom 4

Bedroom 4

3.65m x 3.34m (12' 2" x 11' 1")
Plus 2.66m x 1.7m. 2 windows, 2 Velux windows, radiator.


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