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4 bedroom bungalow for sale

Cooperhouse, Northside, Birsay, KW17 2LU

Offers in Excess of £265,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Well-presented 4 bedroom dwellinghouse.
  • Recently renovated and extended to a high standard.
  • RHI payments received for ground source heat pump and solar thermal panels.
  • land: 1 acres

Full description

Cooperhouse is a well-presented 4 bedroom bungalow that enjoys panoramic views over the surrounding farmland to the sea, Brough of Birsay and the Kitchener memorial. The original stone built cottage has been extensively renovated and extended to form a quality family home.

The attractive property is set in 1 acre or there by including a large garden and a fenced paddock which may appeal to horse or livestock owners.

Cooperhouse stands in good decorative order and has central heating provided by a ground source heat pump together with 2 solar thermal panels which contribute to heating the hot water. There is also a heat recovery system and UPVC framed double glazed windows and doors.

The ground source heat pump and solar thermal panels were installed through the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive with the owners receiving payment of £533.61 per quarter. The payments run until 2021 and the purchaser will be required to register with the scheme to be eligible to receive the income.

The living room enjoys a dual aspect and has a stone hearth suitable for siting an electric focal point fire or a wood-burning/multi-fuel stove. The family/dining/sun room has patio doors together with 3 windows.

The modern fitted cupboards in the kitchen feature quartz stone worktops and incorporate a washing machine and dishwasher together with a Stoves induction range electric cooker.

There is a shower room and bathroom, with enamelled steel bath. Bedrooms 3 and 4 both have a built-in wardrobe and all bedrooms have made-to-measure wooden shutters

The large garden includes lawn, garden shed, parking area and former stone building together with a sheltered patio area constructed from reclaimed Orkney flagstones.

There is planning consent to erect a 72m2 garage/workshop within the garden.

Cooperhouse lies within walking distance of a beach, the Brough and village of Palace with shop, post office and tea room. There are bus services to Kirkwall and Stromness from Palace. The local primary school is 7 miles away in Dounby, with the secondary school in Stromness.

3.26m x 4.1m
Window, radiator, fitted base and wall cupboards with integral washing machine and dishwasher, stoves range electric cooker with 5 ring ring inductive hob, space for upright fridge//freezer, clothes pulley, glazed door into family/dining/sun room.

Family/Dining/Sun room 
4.51m x 5.4m
Plus 1.03m x 1m. 3 windows, patio doors, 2 radiators, picture rail, cupboards housing heating and heat recovery system.

Garden Shed 

1.7m x 1.93m
Plus 1.26m x 1.09m. Composite front door with double glazed panel, window, radiator, wooden door with 2 glazed panels leads into hall.

1.26m x 3.8m
Plus 6m x 1.2m + 6.5m x 0.95m. T shaped, 3 windows, 3 radiators, built-in cupboards, door into rear entrance hall.

Shower room 
2.31m x 2.57m
Window, radiator, walk-in shower cubicle, w.c., wash hand basin, heated towel rail.

Bedroom 1 
4.12m x 4.76m
2 windows, picture rail, 2 radiators.

Bedroom 2 
3.42m x 3.42m
Window, radiator, picture rail.

Bedroom 3 
2.7m x 2.88m
Window, radiator, built-in wardrobe, picture rail.

Bedroom 4 
2.88m x 3.02m
Window, radiator, built-in wardrobe, picture rail.

Rear entrance hall 
1.25m x 1.72m
Plus 1.4m x 0.95m. Composite exterior door with glazed panel, cupboard housing meter and fusebox, doors into living room, kitchen, bathroom and hall.

Living room 
3.98m x 4.76m
2 windows, 2 radiators, laminate floor, picture rail, flagstone hearth.

1.7m x 2.3m
Window, radiator, 3 piece white suite, shower over bath, heated towel rail.

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Added on Rightmove:
17 June 2016


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