Millers House, John Street, Stromness
- Rare opportunity to purchase this historic property
- Oldest dateable house in Stromness
- Ideal family home or potential for B&B
- Well proportioned accommodation set over 3 levels
- Close to town centre and ferry terminal
Orkney is renowned for its Neolithic sites, wildlife, flora, crafts, magnificent scenery & much more.
Miller's House is the oldest dateable house in the picturesque town of Stromness & is a category "B" listed property within the town conservation area.
The house was owned & lived in by the Miller family for the bulk of three centuries.
"Gods Providence is my Inheritance" a religious statement on finely carved sandstone above its unusual doorway, indicates a period before 1660, although the marriage entablature & joint coat of arms of J. Miller & M Nesbit dates to 1716.
Completely renovated to a high standard, the property has been used as a successful B & B but can also become a comfortable family home, set back off the main street in the heart of the town centre, close to the ferry terminal & bus stop
The original tiled floor & pine wood lined walls are a welcoming entrance into a large open plan dining & cosy sitting area with laminate flooring. The focal point of this cosy sitting area is the inset coal effect-electric fire, set on a tiled hearth with traditional fire surround
To the right, the Nobilia fitted kitchen forms a harmonious, stylish, functional room with an oil fired stove, fridge freezer electric oven & hob, & a separate utility area leading out onto a secluded patio. A small toilet/shower room & an office completes the ground floor.
On the first floor are 2 en suite bedrooms, a walk-in linen cupboard & a shelved hot cupboard. On the right, at the top of the stair, a pine glass panelled door opens into a large carpeted living room which benefits from windows on 2 sides & has a sliding door leading onto the upper patio area, with steps up to the walled garden at the rear
On the second floor, a bright double bedroom with Velux windows, plenty storage space & an en suite bathroom.
All 3 bedrooms are of generous proportion with each having the benefit of fitted wardrobes
Built within the lower patio, a large shed completes the property which has a market value of £425,000 & an asking price of Offers Over £395,000
In today's fast paced market, this home is bound to attract serious interest & viewing is strongly recommended.
DINING AREA 4.6M X 3M
SITTING ROOM 4.5M X 3M
KITCHEN 5M X 4.6M
UTILITY 4.6M X 2M
STUDY 2.5M X 2.5M
STAIR AREA 4M X 2.5M
LOUNGE 6M X 6M
BEDROOM TWO 4.6M 4M
BEDROOM THREE 4.6M X 3M
MASTER BEDROOM 4M X 3.5M
NB ALL SIZES ARE APPROXIMATE
Millers House, John Street, Stromness
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Thurso Station27.2 miles
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