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Glebelands, Longhope, KW16 3PA

Key features

  • Substantial 'C' listed 4 bedroom former manse.
  • Commands a beautiful sea view from its elevated position.
  • Set in well-maintained garden.
  • land: 2.3 acres

Property description

Glebelands is a substantial ‘C’ listed 4/5 bedroom former manse commanding a beautiful panoramic sea view from its elevated position. It is understood that Glebelands was commandeered by the Navy high command during the 2 world wars.
The spacious dwellinghouse has many attractive period features and is set in well-maintained mature grounds including high walled garden, sheltered formal lawns together with many trees and bushes.

The island is connected, by a scheduled roll-on, roll-off ferry service, to the Orkney mainland enabling a daily commute.

Oil central heating.
Secondary glazing to many windows.
Fire places in the dual aspect living room and dining room.
Stanley range and space for a breakfast table in the kitchen.
Utility room and toilet on ground floor.
Bathroom with shower over bath.
3 of the 4 bedrooms have en-suites.
Workshop and garage with electric sectional door adjoin the house.
Undeveloped room above the utility room and garage may be suitable to convert to further accommodation or home office subject to the necessary planning consent.
Various traditional stores. Wooden garden store.
High walled garden.
John Deere sit-on mower available by separate negotiation.

Glebelands is situated on the outskirts of Longhope village which itself is at the southerly end of the island of Hoy. The amenities on the island includes a primary school, post office, shop and hotel. The island is connected to the Orkney mainland by a scheduled ferry service.


2.35m x 2.12m

Plus 1.8m x 1.7m. Wooden front door, 2 windows, glazed inner door to hall.


3.2m x 1.87m

Plus 4.02m x 1.9m max. Radiator, stairs to first floor, coving.

Living room

5.63m x 4.26m

2 windows, 2 radiators, solid fuel stove sits in fire place, shelved alcove, picture rail, panel heater.

Dining room

5.64m x 4.3m

2 windows, 2 radiators, tiled fire place, picture rail, coving.

Study / Bedroom 5

4.14m x 3.87m

Window, radiator, shelved alcoves.


2.7m x 0.83m

1m x 0.9m. Window, storage heater, oil fried Stanley range, electric cooker, floor cupboards, breakfast table, uPVC framed door to rear hall.


3.65m x 3.45m

Window, storage heater, oil fired Stanley range, electric cooker, floor cupboards, breakfast table, uPVC framed door to rear hall.

Rear Hall

2.84m x 1.5m

Utility room

2.77m x 2.74m

Window, plumbing for a washing machine.


4.25m x 4m

Glazed door to garden, window into garage, double Belfast sink, lights, power points.


7.55m x 4m

Electric sectional door, glazed rear door, window, lights, power points.


4.56m x 2.12m

Plus 3m x 1m + 1.2m x 1.17m. Coving, airing cupboard, feature window on stairwell.


2.5m x 2.69m

Window, 3 piece suite, shower over bath, radiator.

Bedroom 1

6.09m x 4.25m

(max) 2 windows, 2 radiators, fitted wardrobes, cupboards and vanity unit.

Bedroom 1 en-suite

3.41m x 1.8m

Window, storage heater, shower cubicle, w.c., bidet, wash hand basin.

Bedroom 2

3.16m x 3.02m

Window, radiator.

Bedroom 2 en-suite

1.64m x 1.55m

Shower cubicle, w.c., wash hand basin.

Bedroom 3

4.12m x 3.88m

Window, radiator.

Bedroom 3 en-suite

3.5m x 1.66m

(max.) shower cubicle, w.c., wash hand basin, radiator.

Bedroom 4

3.9m x 2.71m

Window, radiator, built-in wardrobes, built-in cupboard housing a wash hand basin.

Undeveloped room

7.1m x 4.2m

Outside and views



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