The property is situated in Twatt within the rural West Mainland parish of Birsay approximately 10 miles from Stromness and 16 miles from Kirkwall. Located at the junction of the A967 & A986 the property is easily accessible and also on a public bus route.
The Old Drill Hall is a substantial stone built property with slate roof dating back to 1885 having previously been used as a military drill hall, community hall and most recently as an agricultural building.
Planning permission has recently been granted for the conversion of the property to a house. Proposed accommodation is over 1 1/2 storeys and includes 4 bedrooms, sitting room, kitchen, dining room, shower room & ensuite. Full information can be found on Orkney Islands Council planning website - reference 21/147/PP. All planning enquiries should be made to Orkney Islands Council.
Mains electricity, water & telephone connections are available close to the site with drainage being through a private septic tank. It will be the responsibility of the purchaser to service the site with further information available on request in relation to the services.
The property offers a fantastic development opportunity full of character and with a rich history. There is a good sized garden, off road parking and views over the surrounding countryside and Hoy Hills.
- Fantastic development opportunity
- Former drill hall dating back to 1885
- Planning Permission recently granted for 4 bed property - OIC Reference - 21/147/PP
- Mains electricity & water connections available close to the site
- Rear garden & parking
- Views over the surrounding countryside and Hoy Hills