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Roo, extending to 50 acres or thereby, Sanday, KW17 2AZ

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Added on 17/11/2020
Lows Solicitors, Orkney

Key features

  • Outstanding sea and loch fronted farm.
  • Spacious energy efficient dwellinghouse, range of stores and workshop.
  • Greenhouse, poly tunnels, substantial farm buildings, hosted wind turbine.
  • land: 50 acres

Property description

Roo is an outstanding sea and loch fronted farm on the picturesque island of Sanday. The property includes a spacious energy efficient dwellinghouse, range of workshops and stores, substantial farm buildings, greenhouse and poly tunnels together with farmland, areas of native and non-native woodland and a hosted wind turbine.

Spacious 3 bedroom bungalow with central heating provided by ground source heat pump.
Mainly uPVC framed double glazed windows.
Large living room, conservatory, dining room, kitchen, utility room, office, bathroom, study/bedroom 4 and shower room.
Hobby rooms/workshops, stores adjacent to the house.
Original cottage may be suitable to convert to holiday accommodation.
Garden grounds with mature trees, ponds, summer house, fruit cage, greenhouse, poly tunnel.
4 small paddocks ideal for vegetable plots, chickens, pigs and ponies.
Approximately 15,000 trees including native and non-native species with woodland paths.
Hosted wind turbine.
Substantial farm steading with a sloped floor cattle court, implement shed, hay store, sheep pens and handling system, concrete midden.
Land extends to the foreshore and Roos Loch with fishing available in the loch. Popular bird watching location.
49 acres or thereby of arable land.
Entitlements for agricultural payments included.

Sanday is one of Orkney’s northern isles, characterised by it's beautiful sandy beaches. It is well served by regular plane and ro-ro ferry which connect it to Orkney Mainland. Roo’s peaceful location is within easy reach of the shops, post office, Doctor’s surgery, hotels/pubs, community facilities, swimming pool and primary/secondary school, providing education for children aged 3-16.

Entrance porch

2.4m x 2.4m

UPVC framed front door, tiled floor.

Sun porch

4.2m x 2.4m

Houses hot water tank and central heating system.


2.83m x 1.6m

Doors into dining room, bathroom and hall.


2.63m x 2.58m

Window, spa bath, w.c., wash hand basin.

Dining room

4.37m x 3.9m

Esse solid fuel range, doors into conservatory.


4.07m x 3.33m

UPVC framed windows on 3 sides, incorporating door to garden.


4m x 3.64m

Window, dual fuel range cooker, fitted base and wall cupboards, plumbing for a dishwasher.


2.5m x 1.38m

Living room

5.35m x 4.24m

Window, radiator, focal point gas fire.


4.26m x 1.3m

Utility room

4.26m x 1.3m

Window, sink, fitted cupboard, plumbing for a washing machine.

Study/bedroom 4

2.95m x 3.1m

Plus 2m x 2m. Window

Shower room

1.85m x 1.75m

Window, shower cubicle.


6m x 0.76m

Window, radiator, walk-in cloak cupboard.

Bedroom 1

4.26m x 3.66m

Window, radiator.

Bedroom 2

3.11m x 2.78m

2 windows, radiator.

Bedroom 3

3.16m x 2.78m

Window, radiator.

Implement shed

12m x 5.1m

Workshop 2

5.5m x 3.5m


3.5m x 3.1m

Workshop 1

6m x 7m


8m x 6.9m

Implement shed

12m x 7.5m

Sloped floor byre

18m x 11.5m

Original outbuildings


Sheep run




Vegetable garden

Hosted wind turbine



Roo, extending to 50 acres or thereby, Sanday, KW17 2AZ

NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode

  • Thurso Station58.8 miles
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