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Settiscarth and Hill Ground at Lyde Road, Firth, KW17 2PA

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Added on 07/01/2022
Lows Solicitors, Orkney

Key features

  • 3 bedroom detached dwellng with 6.8 acres of land or thereby and outbuildings.
  • Elevated views. Two 6kw turbines with annual income.
  • Ruinous cottage may be suitable for development with appropriate consents.
  • land: 6.8 acres

Property description

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Settiscarth comprises a 3 bedroom detached dwelling set in approximately 3.8 acres with a garage, large workshop, polytunnels, a ruinous dwelling that may be suitable for development with the appropriate consents and two 6kw turbines. There is a separate area of hill ground extending to approximately 3 acres.
Set in an elevated position the property enjoys views over the surrounding countryside with sea views towards Kirkwall and the North Isles.

UPVC framed double glazing.
Electric radiators.
Living room with multi fuel stove set on slate hearth with stone surround and wooden mantle.
Features such as wooden ceiling beams, flag stone floors and spiral staircase.
Kitchen/diner with patio door.
Bathroom and bedroom 1 on ground floor.
Shower room and two further bedrooms on first floor.
Large mature garden to rear.
Garage, store and large workshop.
Two 6kw turbines with a total annual income of around £8,000.
Land extending to approximately 6.8 acres in total (the hill ground is in SSSI).
3 poly tunnels.
Ruinous dwelling may be suitable for development with appropriate consents.

Settiscarth is located just off the Lyde road, approximately 11 miles from Kirkwall or Stromness. The village of Finstown is only approximately 4 miles away.

Entrance Porch

1.7m x 1.7m

Flagstone floor, uPVC glazed outer door, meter cupboard, 2 windows, opening into hall.


0.99m x 2.33m

Wooden floors, radiator, doors to bedroom 1, bathroom and living room.

Bedroom 1

4m x 3.27m

Wooden floor, 2 windows, radiator, wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf, window seat, open fire with slate hearth and wooden mantle.


2.86m x 2.25m

Wooden floor, extractor fan, storage cupboard, heated towel rail, WC, WHB, bath with shower above.

Living Room

4m x 5.72m

Wooden floor, 2 windows, phone point, TV point, window seat, radiator, stove set on a slate hearth with decorative stone surround and wooden mantle, spiral stairs to first floor, door to kitchen/diner.


7.27m x 2.85m

Flagstone floor, radiator, 2 windows, uPVC glazed outer door to garden, ceiling beams, fitted kitchen with worktop, Belfast sink, integral fridge/freezer, classic 100 stove, extractor hood, TV point, Beko washing machine, Indesit dish washer, pulley.

1st Floor Landing

1.98m x 1.56m

+ 2.74m x 0.99m.
Wooden floor, sky light, doors to bedrooms 2, 3 and shower room.

Bedroom 2

4.02m x 4.02m

Wooden floors, 2 windows, phone point, radiator, built in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf.

Shower Room

2.93m x 2.88m

Wooden floor, window, heated towel rail, WHB set in vanity unit, WC, shower enclosure with Redring electric shower, access to attic, airing cupboard housing hot tank.

Bedroom 3

4.04m x 2.87m

Wooden floor, 2 windows, radiator.


6.1m x 6m

Window, roller door, side door, light, power, door to store.


6.04m x 5.93m

2 windows, rear door, power and light, wind turbine controls and meter, door to workshop.


11.9m x 7.1m

Wooden doors, side door, power and light, door to WC.
WC - 1.32m x 1.73m WC, WHB.


Two 6kw wind turbine with an annual income for both of £8,000.
7.22 acres or thereby (2.99 acres is SSSI land).
Land divided into small fields.
3 poly tunnels.
Ruinous cottage.
Mature garden to rear with plants and trees of many varieties.
Elevated views.
Walled garden to front.



Settiscarth and Hill Ground at Lyde Road, Firth, KW17 2PA


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Thurso Station35.4 miles
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