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3 bedroom detached house for sale

The Old Manse & Former Church, Egilsay

Offers in Excess of £140,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Spacious 2-3 bedroom house offering panoramic views.
  • Former church offers development potential.
  • All set in 0.5 acre or thereby.
  • land: 0.5 acres

Full description

The spacious 2-3 bedroom former manse and the adjacent former church stand in approximately 0.5 acre or thereby on the island of Egilsay. The former manse enjoys a beautiful panoramic view across the island to the sea with neighbouring islands in the distance.

The house has electric heating and velux and UPVC framed double glazed windows. There is a sun room to the front with an archway into the L-shaped living room. The solid fuel stove in the living room is non-functional. The bright kitchen has 3 windows and room for a dining table.

Also on the ground floor are the utility room, shower room, master bedroom (with spa bath in the en-suite) and a separate toilet. There are two sections of the first floor; one with the second bedroom and one with a lounge/bedroom 3.

The detached garage has lights and power points together with a storage loft and a greenhouse adjoins the front of the house. The garden includes a large patio, lawn, bushes and trees.

The former church has a large main room, with the pulpit still in place, together with a vestry. There is mains electricity to the former church.

The island of Egilsay is one of Orkney’s inner north isles and is connected to the Orkney mainland by a scheduled ferry service. The island has a population of approximately 18 and its amenities include a Post office and Community Centre. There is a primary school on the neighbouring island of Rousay.

2.57m x 4.2m
Plus 3.06m x 1.3m. Ceramic tiled floor, storage heater, cupboard housing meter and fusebox, stairs to first floor with velux window over staircase, cupboard beneath staircase.

3.25m x 5.7m
3 windows, ceramic tiled floor, airing cupboard, sink set in unit with 3 matching free standing dressers included, dining area, cooker point.

Shower room 
1.8m x 2.82m
Window, storage heater, shower cubicle, w.c., wash hand basin, tiled floor and walls.

Bedroom 1 
3.84m x 5.95m
2 windows, panel heater, doors into en-suite and utility room.

Bedroom 1 En-suite 
2.34m x 2.7m
Window, 3 piece suite including Armitage Shanks Super Spa bath with shower over the bath, tiled walls, wall mounted electric heater.

Utility room 
3.15m x 3.35m
Plus 1.73m x 1.56m. Window, UPVC framed rear door with 2 double glazed panels, double belfast sink, plumbing for a washing machine, stairs to Sitting room/Bedroom 3.

1.4m x 1.48m
Wash hand basin and w.c..

Sitting room/Bedroom 3 
3.35m x 4.7m
Velux window.

Sun room 
2.85m x 3.84m
(max). 4 windows and matching glazed exterior door, archway into the living room.

Living room 
3.43m x 6.3m
Plus 3.43m x 2.48m. L shaped, 2 windows, 2 storage heaters, coving, access to attic, existing solid fuel stove is non-functional.

Rear Vestibule 
0.97m x 1.8m
UPVC framed door with 2 glazed panels.

1.1m x 1.86m
Walk-in cupboard.

Bedroom 2 
4.3m x 4.85m
(max). Window, velux window, panel heater, built-in cupboards along the sides.

4.0m x 5.6m
Up and over door, window, stairs up to loft, lights, power points.

Former church - Main room 
6.0m x 10.0m
Approx. 8 windows, pulpit, wood lined ceiling, mains electricity.

Former church - Vestry 
1.82m x 4.1m
Window, fireplace.

Former church - Entrance 
1.82m x 1.85m

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
21 October 2016


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