4 bed detached house for sale

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(£159/sq. ft)

4 bed detached house for sale

Vardi Hus Orphir, Orkney KW17

4 beds
3 baths
2 receptions
2,046 sq. ft
EPC rating: B

Key Information

Council tax band:

Local area information

Property location

Nearby amenities

  • Orphir Community School 1.5 miles
  • Houton Orkney Ferry Terminal 1.6 miles
  • Stenness Community School 4.1 miles
  • Graemsay Orkney Ferry Terminal 4.1 miles

These distances are calculated in a straight line. The actual route and distance may vary.

Features and description

  • Rural Setting

  • Attractive Views

  • Freehold
  • Reduced by £10,000 for A quick sale
  • 4 bedroom family home with spectacular panoramic views of the scapa flow
  • Fully enclosed garden with spacious shed included
  • Off-road parking for several vehicles
  • Immaculate presentation
  • Desirable community
  • Energy efficient
  • Close to all of orkney's main local amenities
  • What 3 words = hobby.roofed.buzzards.
  • For more information please contact the team at K allan properties
Welcome to this stunning property located on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Orphir. This substantial 4 bedroom detached house boasts breath taking views that can be enjoyed from various rooms. Whether you're admiring the rolling hills or the serene coastline of Scapa Flow, the views from this property are truly mesmerising.

As you step into the property, you are greeted by a grand hallway with polished slate tiled floors and open, carpeted staircase leading to the first floor. Large windows throughout the property and a well-designed layout give it a light and spacious atmosphere. Large hallway cupboards ensure that there is plenty of storage space.

The spacious open plan kitchen/dining area/family room on the ground floor is complete with quality Nobilia kitchen units and adjoining utility room. The south facing door leads to a large patio area perfect for al fresco dining and barbeques.

The main downstairs bedroom boasts a floor to ceiling window, built-in wardrobe and en-suite shower room with heated towel rail.

The bright and open upstairs landing leads to two generous double bedrooms, family bathroom and living room through double doors with quality oak flooring throughout. The living room enjoys panoramic views in 3 directions encompassing Scapa Flow and Ward Hill.

There are UPVC framed double glazed windows throughout, composite Veka doors and UPVC facias and soffits. The house is constructed using air-tight, closed panel pre-insulated timber framed system and so enjoys very low levels of air permeability together with mvhr (mechanical ventilation with heat recovery).

The large garden includes lawn, beech and willow hedging, whitebeam, fushia, sycamore and rosa regosa. The daffodil lined driveway has space for multiple vehicles. The large shed with double doors has a 6x3.5m floor area with a south facing green-house gable end.

Situated on the outskirts of Orphir village where there is an active and welcoming local community with a modern community school & playpark, kirk & post office, toddler group and weekly coffee morning. The regular bus service to and from Kirkwall stops at the end of the property driveway.

The track leading directly from the driveway leads up to the top of the highest point on Orkney Mainland with great views to Stromness, Hoy and across Scapa Flow with mainland Scotland also visible on a clear day. Excellent walks also to be found nearby at Scorradale, the Earl’s Bu & round kirk, Swanbister & Waulkmill beaches and Hobbister nature reserve all within a short walk or drive.

It’s an excellent location to enjoy Orkney’s wildlife with hen harrier, short eared owls, hares, oyster catchers, curlews and many more to be seen regularly from the house.

Don't miss the opportunity to make this property your own and experience the luxury and comfort it has to offer. With its spacious layout, grand features, stunning view and location, this property is sure to impress even the most discerning buyer. Contact us today to arrange a viewing and take the first step towards owning your dream home in Orkney.

Council Tax Band - E

Epc - B


Electricity: Mains
Water: Mains
Drainage: Private Bio-disk
Heating: Air source heating
Ventaxis mechanical ventilation with heat recovery unit
Garden: Fully enclosed with off-road parking
Garden shed - 6x3.5 meters.
Note: Blown double glazing panels mentioned in Home Report have since been replaced

Catchement Area Schools

Catchment area schools for this property are Orphir Community School and Kirkwall Grammar School.

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