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Schoolhouse, Housay, Out Skerries

Offers over £85,000
Schoolhouse, Housay, Out Skerries, Shetland ZE2 9AS
Anderson Strathern
Property Details
01595 695262


Schoolhouse is a three-bedroomed detached house nestled on the picturesque Out Skerries Island of Housay. The house was built around 1893 and later extended.

Accommodation is on two 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 two porches. Additionally, there is a private cinema, which can seat twenty people. Upstairs, there are three 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.

All white goods and fixtures are included in the sale (the seller will not warrant their working order). All furnishings can be negotiated.


Accommodation is on two floors and comprises:

Ground Floor – Lounge, kitchen, dining room, shower room, cinema room and two porches

First Floor – Three bedrooms and bathroom

Exterior – Spa room and one 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 two 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.


Further photos on Agent’s site.


To arrange a viewing telephone the Agent on 01595 695262


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