Carlton, 37 Franklin Road,





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Carlton is a substantial, detached 3 bedroom property in a quiet yet central area of Stromness with garage, mature garden and excellent views over the town, harbour and Scapa Flow.

The accommodation over 1 ½ storeys comprises entrance vestibule, hallway, sittingroom, dining room, kitchen, rear lobby with pantry, WC and utility space, generous staircase, 3 double bedrooms, WC, bathroom and small fourth bedroom/study.  There is an adjoining garage and a  parking space. The sheltered garden is laid to lawn with flagstone patio, mature trees and shrubs.

The property retains many original features including bay windows, deep skirting boards and cast iron balustrades.

Oil fired central heating throughout. EPC Band E (42). 


Viewing highly recommended.



Entrance vestibule: 7’11” x 5’3”
Hardwood front door; fitted carpet; glass panel door to hallway; 1DPP.

Hallway:  18’2” x 7’11”
Under stair cupboard; 2 radiators; 1DPP; fitted carpet.

Sittingroom:  15’10” x 12’1”
Bay window east facing; window south facing; electric fire on tiled hearth with wooden mantelpiece; ceiling rose; deep skirting boards; picture rail; radiator; 4DPP; fitted carpet.

Kitchen:  12’1” x 9’8”
Window west facing; fitted base kitchen units; 1 ½ stainless steel sink; shelved alcove; hatch to dining room; 4 ring electric hob; plumbed for dishwasher; radiator; 3DPP; cooker switch; vinyl flooring.

(“Rayburn” stove non-functional)



Dining room:  15’9” x 7’11”
Bay window east facing; window north facing; hatch to kitchen; open fireplace with stone hearth, cast iron surround and wooden mantelpiece; deep skirting  boards; ceiling cornice; radiator; 3DPP; fitted carpet.


Bedroom 1:  12’2” x 9’8”
Window west facing; fitted wall shelving; radiator; 1DPP; fitted carpet.


Rear entrance lobby:7’8” x 5’11”
External door from driveway; internal door leading to hallway; vinyl flooring.



Utility/WC: 7’7” x 7’4”
Window west facing; stainless steel sink; plumbed for washing machine; 1DPP; vinyl flooring.




GROUND FLOOR/ rear entrance lobby




Pantry cupboard: 4’10” x 4’6”
Large storage cupboard; fitted wall shelving; 1SPP; vinyl flooring.


Boiler cupboard:
Large cupboard housing boiler with vinyl flooring.




Staircase with half landing, decorative cast iron balustrade; wooden handrail; half landing fitted carpet.


Rear landing:
Window north facing; skylight window; shelved cupboard with light; hatch to attic; airing cupboard housing hot water tank; radiator; 1DPP; fitted carpet.


FIRST FLOOR/rear landing

WC:  5’10” x 5’8”
Window south facing; white WC and WHB; radiator; fitted carpet.

Bathroom:  12’1” x 6’
Window west facing; white WC, WHB and bath; shower cubicle; tiled splashback; radiator; fitted carpet.

First floor landing:
Leading to bedrooms; fitted carpet.

Bedroom 2:  16’6” x 12’1”
Dormer window east facing with views over the town, harbour and down Scapa Flow; fitted wardrobe with vanity unit; radiator; 3DPP; fitted carpet.

Bedroom 3:  14’5” x 12’1”
Dormer window east facing with views over town, harbour and down Scapa Flow; fitted wardrobe; telephone point; radiator; 2DPP; fitted carpet.





Bedroom 4/study:  7’9” x 7’2”
Skylight window; “cabin” bed; hatch to attic; 1DPP; fitted carpet.






Garage:  19’ x 9’”
Single garage with metal up and over door; window east facing; door to garden; concrete floor; 1DPP.


Lying to the front (east) of house; flagstone patio; flagstone steps leading to lawn; well maintained with mature trees and shrubs; 1,000 litre domestic fuel oil tank.


Price:        Offers over £210,000 are invited

Viewing:  For appointment to view please contact the selling agents

Entry:      By arrangement

Services: Mains electricity, water, telephone, drainage

Energy Performance Rating: The property has an energy efficient rating of Band E (42).

Council Tax: The subjects are Band E. The Council Tax Band may be re-assessed by the Orkney and Shetland Valuation Joint Board when the property is sold. This may result in the band being altered

Offers:    Written offers should be lodged with the selling agents.

Only those who have formally noted an interest through a Scottish solicitor will be advised of any closing date


J.E.P. Robertson & Son

Solicitors and Estate Agents

26 Victoria Street, Stromness, Orkney KW16 3AA

Tel: 01856 850232 Fax: 01856 851085

Email: Web:

 While the above particulars are believed to be correct they are not warranted and should not be used in any conveyance or missive of the subjects