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Woodwick House, Evie, KW17 2PQ

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Key features

  • Impressive historic 8 bedroom country house set in 6 acres or thereby extendning to the foreshore.
  • Business potential as a venue or accommodation provider.
  • B listed Doocot dating from 1648. Many original features.
  • land: 6 acres

Property description

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Woodwick House is a substantial country house of stature and significance set in mature gardens and woodland. The sale of this historic 8 bedroom property, which enjoys a sea view through a tree lined avenue, offers its purchaser the opportunity to return it to being a large family home.
The property also lends itself to holiday accommodation either as a guest house, retreat, or a restaurant with rooms. The house has successfully hosted music concerts and weddings with the ‘B’ listed Doocot, dating from 1648, used as a chapel.
Viewing is essential to fully appreciate the potential of the house, expansive gardens and mature woodland with paths and burn all extending to the foreshore.

Woodwick House is set in 2.5 Ha. (6 acres) or thereby with lawns and mature woods. A burn, with ponds, cascades through the wood towards the sea.
Outstanding rural location with grounds extending to the foreshore.
May appeal to the discerning buyer seeking a large family home.
Offers business potential as a venue or accommodation provider.
Fireplaces or solid fuel stoves in the music room, library, dining room and sitting room/office.
Oil central heating.
2 en-suite ground floor bedrooms with own access. Converted from owners accommodation.
2 further en-suite bedrooms on the first floor together with 4 bedrooms with shared facilities.
Large kitchen, utility room and laundry.
Tower rooms and attic rooms offer potential as staff or owners’ accommodation.

Woodwick House is situated approximately 15 miles from Kirkwall and 18 miles from the island’s airport. Flights to Orkney depart from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness and there are ferries from Aberdeen, Scrabster and Gills Bay.

Entrance Vestibule

1.72m x 1.8m

Wooden front door, window, tiled floor, coat hooks, wood lined walls and ceiling, glazed double doors into hall.


3.47m x 2.72m

+4.24m x 1.44m + 2.1m x 1.7m.
2 windows, 3 radiators, stairs to first floor, under stairs cupboard, walk in lockable cupboard, doors to WC, library, kitchen, dining room and inner hall.


2.16m x 2.16m

Window, radiator, WC, WHB.


4.64m x 4.4m

+ 2.34m x 2.34m.
4 windows, radiator, solid fuel enclosed fire set on stone hearth, bookcases and cupboards, coving, picture rail.

Dining Room

6.85m x 4.75m

Window, glazed double doors into conservatory, fireplace with wooden mantle, coving, picture rail.


6.9m x 1.9m

Window and glazed doors along full length of room, glazed sloping roof.


4.15m x 4.15m

+ 2.85m x 2.53m.
2 windows, oil fired Aga, fitted base cupboards and work top surfaces, door into utility room.

Utility Room

3.73m x 2.73m

Window, double ceramic sink, plumbing for 2 washing machines, walk in airing cupboard, door into laundry room.

Laundry Room

2.61m x 2.5m

Exterior door, radiator, sky light, door into boiler room.

Boiler Room

3.35m x 1.9m

Window, oil central heating boiler, door into garage.


4m x 3.6m

up and over door, window, light, power.

Inner Hall

2.35m x 1.4m

Doors to sitting room/office and rear hall.

Sitting Room/Office

4.77m x 3.5m

+ 2.38m x 2.3m.
3 windows, fireplace with wooden mantle, coving, picture rail.

Rear Hall

2.2m x 1m

+ 5.6m x 1.1m.
Exterior door, 2 windows, doors to rooms 7 and 8.

Bedroom 7

4.16m x 4m

Window, radiator, door to en-suite.


3.06m x 1.36m

Window, 3 piece suite with shower over bath, radiator/heated towel rail.

Bedroom 8

4.16m x 3.6m

Window, radiator, fitted wardrobe, door to en-suite.


3.34m x 1.12m

Window, shower cubicle, WC, WHB, radiator/heated towel rail.

First Floor Landing

1.1m x 1.18m

+ 10.5m x 1.0m + 2.0m x 1.3m + 2.0m x 0.9m.
Fire escape door, 2 radiators, stairs to tower bedrooms, built in cupboard, doors to bedrooms 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, music room and bathroom, stairs to attic.

Bedroom 1

4.74m x 4.34m

3 windows, 2 radiators, door to en-suite.


3.95m x 1.77m

Window, 3 piece suite with shower over bath, radiator/heated towel rail.

Bedroom 2

3.7m x 2.93m

Window, radiator, WHB, picture rail.

Bedroom 3

3.7m x 3.52m

Window, radiator, WHB, picture rail.

Bedroom 4

3.7m x 3.83m

Window, radiator, WHB, picture rail.

Bedroom 5

3.6m x 3.34m

Window, radiator, WHB.


2.26m x 1.94m

Window, 3 piece suite with electric shower over bath, heated towel rail.

Music Room

9.17m x 5.44m

6 windows, 6 radiators, fire place with wooden mantle piece.

Bedroom 6

3.7m x 3.4m

Window, radiator, built in wardrobe, picture rail, door into 'Jack and Jill' shower room.

Shower Room

1.98m x 1.3m

Jack and Jill doors from hall and bedroom 6, shower cubicle with electric shower, WC, WHB.

Attic Landing

3.6m x 1.67m

Sky light, doors to bathroom, attic bedroom 1 and attic bedroom 2.


2.6m x 2.57m

Sky light, 3 piece suite with electric shower over bath.

Attic Bedroom 1

5.03m x 3.62m

Velux window, sky light.

Attic Bedroom 2

10.4m x 2.6m

3 sky lights, wood lined walls and ceiling.

Tower Bedroom 1

3.7m x 3.46m

Window, stairs to tower bedroom 2.

Tower Bedroom 2

3.7m x 3.5m

2 windows, wood lined walls and ceiling.


9.4m x 5.08m

Hinged doors, side door, 2 windows, power, lights, lean-to shelter at side of workshop.


4.7m x 3.2m

1648 listed building. Has been used as a chapel.



Woodwick House, Evie, KW17 2PQ


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