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Karrawa Guest House, Inganess Road, Kirkwall, KW15 1SP

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Added on 19/03/2021
Lows Solicitors, Orkney

Key features

  • Fantastic home and lifestyle opportunity/career change.
  • Oil-fired central heating, Velux and UPVC framed double glazed windows.
  • Large tarmac driveway/guest parking. Patio and lawn with raised beds. Private garden & patio to rear, garden shed and wood store shed.

Property description

Karrawa Guest House is a highly successful & unique family run business conveniently situated in Kirkwall with superb online presence and reviews, currently operating 12 months a year, providing a fantastic home and lifestyle opportunity/career change.

There are six well-appointed En-Suite Guest Rooms, a Reception Area, Hallway with ample storage and a spacious Conservatory Breakfast Room in one wing of the substantial property with 2-4 Bedroom owners’ accommodation having its own private entrance.

Each of the well-appointed Guest Bedrooms stands in excellent decorative order. There are three double, two twin and one family rooms, three of which are on the ground floor and three are on the first floor. The large, north-east facing, breakfast room has windows along one side flooding the room with morning light.

Owners & Guest accommodation are completely separate connected only through the Kitchen which is conveniently located close to the breakfast room.

The spacious owners’ accommodation also includes a generous Living Room with Dining area with feature multifuel stove and large windows looking out onto the sheltered, private garden & patio.

There is an Entrance Porch/Store, and a large Utility Room which leads to a Studio/Store. Access to a private drying area from the Utility room via back door also. Additionally, on the ground floor is the Hallway, Master Bedroom (Bedroom1) which has a walk-in wardrobe, and a Nursery/Bedroom 4 which is accessed from Bedroom 1, Office/Bedroom 3 and Family Bathroom along with four large storage cupboards Bedroom 2 along with Shower Room are situated on the first floor along with a spacious cupboard accessed from the landing.

Karrawa has oil-fired central heating throughout with Velux and UPVC framed double glazed windrows: the owners’ accommodation features oak finishings in some rooms.

The grounds include a large tarmacked driveway/guest parking with extra wide parking spaces. There is a sheltered Guest Patio and lawn with raised flower beds and established trees to the front as well as additional ramp access to the Guest House via the fire escape. Lastly, there is a sheltered private garden & patio to the rear with has recently been completed with 1 large garden shed and 1 wood store shed.


4.44m x 3.55m

UPVC framed front door with double glazed panel, matching side panel, radiator, reception desk, door into hall leading to accommodation, glazed doors into breakfast room.

Breakfast room

6.27m x 4.65m

UPVC framed double glazed windows on 2 sides, matching exterior double doors, partly polycarbonate roof, ceramic tiled floor, storage cupboards and large work top surface.


4.63m x 1.92m

Plus 4.17m x 2.05m. UPVC framed fire escape door, doors into kitchen and guest bedrooms 1 – 3, stairs to first floor, under stairs storage space.

Bedroom 1

3.54m x 3.03m

Window, radiator, fitted wardrobe, vanity unit.

Bedroom 1 en-suite

2.1m x 1.3m

max. Window, W.C., wash hand basin, shower cubicle, heated towel rail.

Bedroom 2

3.55m x 3.4m

Window, radiator, built-in wardrobe.

Bedroom 2 en-suite

2.5m x 2.1m

Window, W.C., wash hand basin, walk-in shower cubicle, heated towel rail.

Bedroom 3

4.48m x 3.58m

Window, radiator, fitted wardrobe.

Bedroom 3 en-suite

2.5m x 2.25m

Window, walk-in shower cubicle, W.C., wash hand basin, heated towel rail.


3.5m x 0.83m

Plus 3.7m x 0.9m. ‘L’ shaped, Velux window, 2 built-in cupboards.

Bedroom 4

4.3m x 3.5m

Dormer window, radiator, fitted wardrobe.

Bedroom 4 en-suite

3.08m x 2m

Velux window, shower cubicle, W.C., wash hand basin, heated towel rail.

Bedroom 5

3.58m x 3.52m

Dormer window, radiator, vanity unit, built-in wardrobe.

Bedroom 5 en-suite

1.62m x 2m

Velux window, shower cubicle, W.C., wash hand basin, radiator.

Bedroom 6

4.3m x 4m

Window, radiator, built-in wardrobe.

Bedroom 6 en-suite

2.2m x 1.96m

UPVC Velux window, shower cubicle, W.C., wash hand basin, heated towel rail.

Owners Dwelling - Entrance

1.87m x 1.65m

Wooden front door with glazed panel, matching side panels, built-in cupboard, door into utility room, glazed door into hall.


2.7m x 1.28m

Plus 5.45m x 1.76m. ‘T’ shaped, radiator, cupboard housing hot water system, built-in shelved cupboard, stairs to first floor, 2 cupboards beneath staircase.

Living room

6.2m x 5.27m

Plus 2.1m x1.5m. Large Conservatory windows, radiator, feature multi fuel stove, uPVC framed exterior door leading to private rear garden/ patio area.

Office / Bedroom 3

3.5m x 2.77m

Window, radiator, large fitted shelved cupboard, wooden flooring.


6.7m x 2.9m

Window, fitted base and wall cupboards, breakfast bar, plumbing for 2 dishwashers, Quooker hot tap, Induction Rangemaster cooker and extractor fan.

Utility room

3.5m x 3m

Wooden exterior door, window, oil central heating system, plumbing for 2 washing machines, clothes pulleys, built-in cupboard.


3m x 3m

UPVC framed large double glazed patio style door.


2.65m x 2.55m

Window, bath, W.C., wash hand basin, heated towel rail, former shower base – not in use.

Bedroom 1

3.8m x 3.72m

Window, radiator, alcove with vanity unit, walk-in wardrobe.

Nursery / Bedroom 4

2.9m x 2.88m



3.5m x 2m

UPVC Velux window, large built-in cupboard.

Shower room

2.67m x 1.4m

UPVC Velux window, W.C., wash hand basin, shower cubicle, heated towel rail.

Bedroom 2

3.56m x 3.5m

Dormer window, Velux window, radiator.

Outside and garden



Karrawa Guest House, Inganess Road, Kirkwall, KW15 1SP


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