£65,000 Offers over

Old St Andrews School, Orkney Islands, Scotland, KW17 2QG

detached house for sale

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Introducing the Old Schoolhouse in Toab, Orkney – a remarkable opportunity to own a piece of history and create a beautiful family home in the idyllic setting of this charming village.

Nestled in the heart of the Orkney Islands, Toab offers a tranquil and picturesque lifestyle surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty. This former schoolhouse, constructed with stone and slate, is waiting to be restored to its former glory, presenting an exceptional chance to create a unique residence that combines character and modern comforts.

Imagine stepping into a beautifully renovated four-bedroom family home, complete with two bathrooms, a spacious kitchen diner, and a family lounge spanning two levels. The potential is vast, with the chance to transform this derelict property into a haven of comfort and style, reflecting your personal vision and taste.

With essential services including water, electricity, and a BT point close by, the restoration process will be made smoother. The present owner is dedicated to the project's success, planning to lay a road with parking and redevelop other existing buildings, ensuring a cohesive and attractive community.

Toab, a stone's throw from the sea, grants you access to sandy beaches, rugged cliffs, and coastal walks that inspire a sense of wonder and serenity.

Although Toab offers a peaceful retreat, the convenience of nearby Kirkwall ensures that essential amenities are always within reach. Just 6 miles away, Kirkwall boasts excellent facilities, including shops, supermarkets, restaurants, schools, and healthcare services. Cultural events, festivals, and markets further enrich the vibrant social scene, providing opportunities for connection and entertainment.

Transportation is seamless, with well-maintained road links connecting Toab to the rest of the mainland. Explore the wonders of Orkney, from ancient archaeological sites like Skara Brae to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of the Ring of Brodgar. Ferry services to mainland Scotland and reliable air connections from Kirkwall Airport make it effortless to explore the wider UK.

Discover the unparalleled quality of life that Orkney offers, as it has been repeatedly voted one of the best places to live in the UK. Embrace the natural beauty, rich history, and strong sense of community that make this archipelago truly extraordinary.

Don't miss this incredible opportunity to restore the Old Schoolhouse in Toab, Orkney. Transform it into a stunning family home where cherished memories will be made, and a lifetime of tranquility and natural beauty awaits. 

Introducing the Old Schoolhouse in Toab, Orkney – a historic stone-built property awaiting restoration. Nestled in a tranquil village, this derelict gem offers a unique opportunity to create a modern family home with timeless charm. With convenient access to amenities and the warm community of Orkney, embrace a serene island lifestyle. Contact Yvonne Fitzgerald Properties to embark on this transformative project today.


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  • Property added on 4 March 2024
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