Detached bungalow for sale in Brae Villa, Quoyloo, Orkney KW16

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Detached bungalow for sale - 2 bedrooms 2 1 1
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Property description

Located in an enviable position on the west coast of the Orkney Mainland with panoramic, far reaching sea views over the Bay of Skaill, the Hoy hills and the mountains of Sutherland while to the east views range to the Birsay Moors. Brae Villa provides a rare opportunity to acquire a cosy, self-contained property set in the heart of Neolithic Orkney yet with the convenience of many local amenities.

The property sits within a plot of approx. 0.4 acres and which includes a formal lawned area and two adjacent meadows which are currently managed for wildlife. Situated amongst rolling farmland Brae Villa is just a 10 minute walk from a general store, post office and garage. Alternatively country walks include the beach just 15 minutes away. Other amenities include supermarket/doctors and pharmacy at Dounby (approx. 4 miles), with further facilities at Stromness (approx. 8 miles) and Kirkwall (approx. 18 miles).

The accommodation comprises entrance hallway, two bedrooms, lounge, kitchen/diner, bathroom with stairs to loft area and internal access into garage. Brae Villa has oil-fired central heating and double glazed windows throughout.

Entrance hallway

With vinyl flooring, radiator, under-stairs storage cupboard, door to stairway up to loft and integral garage door.

Living room 3.84m x 3.33m (12 ft 7” x 10 ft 11”)

With co-ordinated décor, carpeted, two radiators, window to front, telephone and satellite TV points. Ample power points.

Kitchen 3.84m x 2.62m plus 1.37m x 0.61m (12 ft 7” x 8 ft 7” plus 4 ft 6” x 2 ft)

With vinyl flooring, radiator and ample storage cupboards, tiled splashbacks, door into large larder cupboard, cooker(included) and space for washing machine/other white goods. Windows to side and rear of property giving panoramic views.

Bedroom one 3.84m x 2.74m plus 1.37m x 0.61m (12 ft 7” x 9 ft plus 4 ft 6” x 2 ft

Double bedroom with built in double wardrobes with mirrored doors, carpeted, with window to front aspect and radiator .

Bedroom two 3.10m x 1.57m (10 ft 2” x 5 ft 2”)

Bedroom/study with laminate flooring, radiator and window to rear aspect with sea views.

Bathroom 2.13m x 1.75m (7ft x 5 ft 9”)

With three piece suite comprising bath with shower over, pedestal basin and WC, vinyl flooring, radiator and extractor fan and modesty glazed window to rear.
Stairway door and carpeted stairs leading to -

attic space 4.42m x 3.92m (14 ft 6” x 12 ft 10”)

Insulated, radiator, currently a storage area. Velux window.

Garage 7.16m x 3.25m (23 ft 6” x 10ft 8”)

Housing oil-fired boiler, immersion water heater and sink with wooden up and over door. Lighting and power points.


A gravelled double-width driveway to front and lawned garden grounds surrounding the property with a drying area to the rear, shrubs and oil-tank. A private septic tank is located in the lower meadow to the north of the property. The two adjacent meadows are currently managed for nesting birds/wildlife. All boundaries are clearly marked by fencing.
All in all Brae Villa comprises a self-contained rural dwelling in a stunning location yet with services close at hand so represents an ideal opportunity for a lifestyle change or a second home.

Fixtures & fittings

All floor coverings, light fittings and cooker included.

Council tax Band A

Property info

Nearby transport

  • Sumburgh Airport (90.7 miles)
  • Lerwick/Tingwall Airport (106.4 miles)
  • Inverness Airport (108.5 miles)
  • Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal (6.9 miles)
  • Graemsay Orkney Ferry Terminal (9.3 miles)
  • Tingwall Orkney Ferry Terminal (9.9 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Dounby Community School (3.4 miles)
  • Stromness Primary School (6.5 miles)
  • Stenness Community School (6.7 miles)
  • Stromness Academy (6.5 miles)
  • Kirkwall Grammar School (14.5 miles)
  • Thurso High School (33.8 miles)
Note: Distance is shown as a straight line measurement

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