Guardhouse, Stromness,

KW16 3JR



OFFERS OVER £175,000


Home Report available by email on request


3 bedroom cottage in quiet, elevated position with excellent views over Stromness harbour, Holms and towards Orphir.

The accommodation comprises entrance hall, kitchen diner, sittingroom, shower room and 3 bedrooms.  Outside, there is a substantial garage with up and over door and several small outhouses.    

The generous garden is laid to lawn and sheltered by mature shrubs.  Unrestricted view of Hoy from garden.

Full modernisation is required which is reflected in the price.

Oil fired central heating.  EPC Band D (55).



Entrance hall:  28’ x 5’

Shelved cupboard housing electricity meter; shelved cupboard; uPVC glass panelled exterior front door; uPVC window east facing onto drive; hatch to attic; radiator; 1SPP; carpet.


Sittingroom:  15’ x 13’

Large uPVC window east facing with unrestricted views over Stromness Holms, towards Orphir; uPVC window south facing; telephone point; TV aerial x 2; radiator; 2DPP; 3SPP;  carpet.


Shower room: 5’ x 4’

Opaque uPVC window west facing; white wc and whb; large walk in shower cubicle with mains shower; towel rail; radiator; vinyl flooring.


Kitchen diner:  14’ x 12’

uPVC window north facing; fitted base and wall units; stainless steel sink with double drainer; combi oil boiler; radiator; heating thermostat; telephone point; shelved pantry cupboard; 1DPP; 3SPP; carpet.

Bedroom 1:  8’ x 8’

Window west facing onto garden; radiator; 1SPP; fitted carpet.

Bedroom 2:  8’ x 9’

Window west facing onto drive; radiator; 1DPP; fitted carpet.

Bedroom 3:  13’ x 8’

uPVC window east facing with view of Holms; open fire; radiator; telephone point; 1DPP; 1SPP; fitted carpet.



Garage:  19’ x 15’

Window north facing; 3 windows east facing;  window south facing; manual up and over door; 3SPP; strip lighting;

Lean to shed:  12’ x 6’

Adjoining house with fitted shelving.


Separate wooden shed, requires maintenance.




Price:        Offers over £175,000 are invited

Viewing:    For appointment to view please contact the selling agents

Entry:        Immediate

Services:   Mains electricity, water, drainage, telephone

Energy Performance Rating: The property has an energy efficient rating of Band D (55)

Council Tax: The subjects are Band C. 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

Viewing arrangements are in place to follow government guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic.

These are specified in our Viewing Policy document  and must be adhered to.


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