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5 bedroom detached house for sale

High Tor, Annfield Crescent, Kirkwall, Orkney KW15 1NS

Offers in Region of £237,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Bathroom
  • Bedroom
  • Central Heating
  • Double Glazed
  • Garage
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge

Full description

High Tor is a spacious 5 bedroomed property offering comfortable accommodation in a much sought after area of Kirkwall, located close to Papdale Primary and Kirkwall Grammar School. The property enjoys rooftop views across the sea to Shapinsay and the North Isles, with a rural aspect to the rear across open fields.

The property benefits from UPVC double glazed windows and has oil fired central heating, which is enhanced by an open fire in the sittingroom.

Ground floor accommodation comprises of entrance vestibule, hall, sittingroom, inner hall, kitchen, dining/living room, sun room, rear hall, utility room and garage. Stairs from the inner hall lead to a spacious first floor landing with bathroom and 5 bedrooms.

A paved drive leads to the garage with parking for several vehicles, and also to a hen house. There is a large area of mature garden ground which surrounds High Tor, with mature trees including a woodland walk to the west side, shrubs, areas of lawn, patio and a lean-to greenhouse. This is enclosed from the private access road by commanding walls, affording a considerable level of privacy.

As added value to the sale of High Tor, planning permission and plans are included to convert the current garage into further living accommodation and construct a double garage in the south east corner of the garden.

Viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate the qualities of this family home.

The sellers are willing to consider a part exchange for a property in a readily accessible area in most parts of the UK


Entrance Vestibule:
5 05 x 2 10 1.66m x 0.87m
UPVC outer door, carpet, step up and door to hall, 2 windows.

11 06 x 7 04 3.55m x 2.25m
Radiator, carpet, walk-in cupboard housing meters and shelving, 1 window, door to sittingroom and inner hall.

17 06 x 11 08 5.36m x 3.57m
2 radiator, television point, carpet, wall lights, working fireplace and surround, 1 window.

Inner Hall:
14 09 x 6 02 4.52m x 1.89m
Carpet, telephone point, radiator, doors to hall, kitchen, dining/living room and toilet, stairs to first floor.

5 01 x 4 10 1.56m x 1.50m
WC, WHB, radiator, vinyl flooring, 1 window, toilet accessories.

Dining/Living Room:
23 06 x 13 10 max. 7.13m x 4.25m max.
2 radiators, 2 television points, French doors to sun room, 2 windows, serving hatch to kitchen.

Sun Room:
15 10 x 7 07 4.84m x 2.32m
Glazed 3 sides with patio doors to rear garden, electric wall mounted heater, carpet.

17 10 x 11 07 5.45m x 3.52m
3 double and 7 single floor level units with worktop space, tiling, and incorporating breakfast bar, 3 double, 4 single, 3 glazed single and 5 corner eye level units, built-in eye level oven and grill, 4 ring ceramic hob with extractor hood, integrated fridge and dishwasher, 2 bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer, 2 radiators, 1 window, UPVC door and step down to rear hall.

Rear Hall:
12 00 x 8 04 3.65m x 3.40m
Vinyl flooring, hardwood outer door, sliding patio door to rear garden, fire door and step down to garage, doors to coal bunker and utility room.

Coal Bunker:
6 03 x 5 06 1.98m x 1.70m
Loading hatch.

Utility Room:
6 03 x 5 06 1.98m x 1.70m
Single floor unit with worktop space above, plumbing for washing machine, single bowl stainless steel sink, vinyl flooring, 1 window.

17 08 x 17 03 5.42m x 5.27m
Up and over door, central heating unit, 1 window.


First Floor Landing:
16 07 x 3 05 + 6 07 x 6 03 + 3 03 x 3 00"
5.06m x 1.04m + 2.01m x 1.91m + 0.99m x 0.91m
Built-in cupboard with hanging rail/shelf, built-in shelved airing cupboard housing hot water tank, radiator, carpet, doors to bedrooms 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and bathroom.

8 04 x 7 10 2.54m x 2.39m
4 piece bathroom suite comprising shower, bath with wet wall, WC, WHB, vinyl flooring, heated towel rail, fan heater, shaver light, 1 window.

Bedroom 1:
14 00 x 12 08 4.27m x 3.86m
Walk-in wardrobe, carpet, radiator, access to eaves, television point, 2 telephone points, 1 window.

Bedroom 2:
11 06 x 7 10 3.50m x 2.39m
Carpet, radiator, access to eaves, telephone point, 1 window.

Bedroom 3:
13 00 x 8 00 3.96m x 2.44m
Carpet, radiator, built-in shelved cupboard, 1 window.

Bedroom 4:
14 04 x 8 00 4.37m x 2.44m
Carpet, radiator, access to eaves, 1 window.

Bedroom 5:
10 04 x 8 07 3.15m x 2.62m
Carpet, radiator, built-in cupboard, 1 window.


12 00 x 6 00 3.66m x 1.83m
Glazed on 3 sides/roof, raised beds, power, water tap.

Hen House:
17 05 x 7 10 5.24m x 2.37m
Solid construction with power (currently disconnected) stainless steel sink, water tap, access to attic space.


A paved drive leads to the garage with parking for several vehicles. There is a large area of mature garden ground which surrounds High Tor, with mature trees including a woodland walk to the west side, shrubs, areas of lawn and a patio. This is enclosed from the private access road by commanding walls to the north of the property.


The subjects are in Band E. The charge for the year 2009/2010 is 1748.47 (1311.35 for single person household). The Council Tax Band may be re-assessed by the Orkney and Shetland Joint Board when the property is sold. This may result in the Band being altered.


Mains services, telephone.


Carpets and floor coverings are included in the sale price.


For an appointment to view telephone the subscribers on (01856) 872216.


Offers in the region of 237,000 are invited.


These particulars have been prepared following an inspection of the property on 12th January 2010 and from information furnished by the sellers on that date. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars they are not guaranteed or warranted in any way, nor will they give rise to an action in law. In particular it should be noted that all measurements are approximate only. Prospective purchasers are recommended to view the subjects personally. Interested parties should note their interest with the Selling Agents. However, the Seller retains the right to accept an Offer at any time without setting a Closing Date.

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06 April 2011


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