Schoolhouse is a 3 bedroomed detached house nestled on the picturesque Out Skerries Island of Housay. The house was built around 1893 and later extended.
Accommodation is on 2 floors. On the ground floor the hallway connects to the lounge, with an open fireplace, a kitchen and separate dining room, a shower room and 2 porches. Additionally, there is a private cinema, which can seat 20 people. Upstairs, there are 3 spacious double sized bedrooms and a bathroom.
The integral garage has been converted into a spa room with hot tub, small changing cubicle and shower.
The house would benefit from refurbishment and modernisation which is reflected in the asking price. Viewing is highly recommended.
Accommodation is on 2 floors and comprises of:-
Ground Floor – Lounge, kitchen, dining room, shower room, cinema room & 2 porches
First Floor – 3 bedrooms & bathroom
Exterior – Spa room and 1 outbuilding with power
The property sits on a half-acre site with dry stone walls surrounding the perimeter. There is a detached shed with power supply, as well as 2 further outbuildings which is are need of repair. A mobile mast nearby provides excellent signal for remote working.
The property is within walking distance to local amenities such as the Public Hall and local post office and shop whilst enjoying the benefits of quiet rural living. Schoolhouse is situated on one of the two inhabited Out Skerries islands. Housay is linked by a short road bridge forming the archipelago of Out Skerries, which is located 11 miles east of the Shetland Mainland. It is known for its dramatic scenery and outstanding wildlife, especially during the Spring and Autumn migrations.
Skerries Ferry from Symbister, or Vidlin. Driving from the Skerries ferry, follow the main road continuing to the bridge. Continue following the road continuing past the Skerries Public Hall to the Skerries Kirk. Schoolhouse is situated next to the Kirk.
Please note you should consult the local ferry timetable and make a booking when planning your visit.
All white goods and fixtures are included in the sale (the seller will not warrant their working order). All furnishings can be negotiated.
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