Kirkwall and East Mainland

Orkney College UHI student housing list content

Orkney College UHI student housing list

This section lists private properties currently available for let.

Please contact the individual property owners if you wish to access one of their bed spaces. The agreement to rent will be between yourself and the property owner / agent.

The Anchorage, St Margaret's Hope content

The Anchorage, St Margaret's Hope

The Anchorage, St Margaret's Hope

The Anchorage, Front Road, St Margaret's Hope, Orkney KW17 2SL

The Anchorage has 3 en-suite bedrooms available from mid-September, with a shared living room and kitchen. This is £450 per month and the price includes all bills.

There is a local shop just across the road, a pub a few doors down and situated on the main bus route.

There is an additional property available with the same landlord. This property is a 3-bed property which will be available from October onwards. Bills are not included, and it would be £1125 per month divided between 3 people (£375 each).

VACANT FROM OCTOBER 2020 (Updated Aug 2020)


Shona Brown

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Bon Accord B&B

Bon Accord B&B

Bon Accord B&B

New Scapa Road, Kirkwall

3 ensuite rooms

Shared kitchen with cooker, freezer, microwave, toaster and kettle

Washing machine and dryer

Bedding will be washed weekly

Towels not provided

Bus stop across the road

£110 per week

HAS VACANCIES (updated Oct 2023)

Contact: Margaret Norquay

Tel: 01856 873034

Mobile: 07733 802 343


View photos & more info here.

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Castlehame, Kirkwall

Castlehame, Kirkwall

Castlehame, Carness Road, Kirkwall

Rooms in 2 bedroom flat with living room/kitchen and shower/bathroom.

Fully furnished. Broadband available. Private parking.

1 place available: £90 per week plus electritcity.

NO VACANCY (Updated June 2023)


Raymond Sinclair
tel: 01856 490164 or 07720 705337


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Havnblikk, Kirkwall

Havnblikk, Kirkwall

Havnblikk, Glaitness Road, Kirkwall KW15 1TW

3 Rooms available in family home, one ensuite and two with shared bathroom.

Rent £85 pw per person, includes all bills.

NO VACANCY  (Updated August 2020)


Moira Adamson
tel: 01856 877137

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4 Pickaquoy Place, Kirkwall

4 Pickaquoy Place, Kirkwall

Rooms for rent available in shared household from September 2022 for the first term (Sep - Dec) initially.

Two minutes from central Kirkwall, near to Pickaquoy centre and supermarkets
Bus stop one minute away.

Rent: £450 per month, includes electricity, wi Fi, use of all kitchen appliances.

ROOM 1 VACANT FROM SEPTEMBER 2022 (Updated July 2022)

ROOM 2 VACANT FROM SEPTEMBER 2022 (Updated July 2022)


Caroline Miller


Bedroom 1 | Study space | Bedroom 2 | Television on wall


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Pickaquoy Drive, Kirkwall

Pickaquoy Drive, Kirkwall

2 Bedroom shared houses at Pickaquoy Drive, Kirkwall.

Each property has a lounge, kitchen, 2 bedrooms, bathroom and a small toilet and is heated by air source heating. There is a small garden to the front and back of the property. Parking also available.

Situated near the main supermarkets and the Pickaquoy Centre.

£92 per week per person, per room (including broadband)

Electricity is payable by key meter.

NO VACANCY (Updated August 2023)


Orkney Islands Property Developments Ltd
4 Gunn's Close
KW15 1DU
tel: 01856 876310

Pickaquoy Loan

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11 Ronaldsvoe, Kirkwall

11 Ronaldsvoe, Kirkwall

11 Ronaldsvoe, Kirkwall KW15 1XE

Rooms in a 3 bedroom house, with kitchen, dining and living area, bathroom, separate WC. Fully furnished.


Double room £320

Single room £280

(inclusive of water rates, broadband acccess, TV licence and a weekly clean of communal areas)



NO VACANCIES (Updated Aug 2021)



R Clouston Ltd
tel: 01856 877914

Landlord Registration No. 456558/330/15391

More information on 11 Ronaldsvoe (pdf)

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St Catherine's Place, Kirkwall (3 properties)

St Catherine's Place, Kirkwall (3 properties)

Nos. 30, 32 and 34 St Catherine's Place, Kirkwall KW15 1HX

All properties are located within a short walking distance to the College and have been renovated, are carpeted and fully furnished.

No. 30 - 

NO VACANCIES(Updated July 2023)

Shared Property - 2 spacious double bedrooms available to let on ground floor of property. Accommodation comprises of a large kitchen/dining area, separate living room and a shower room. 

Rent £433.33 per month inclusive of electricity and wifi

No. 32 - NO VACANCIES(Updated May 2023)

Large 1 bedroom apartment on 2nd floor of property. Accommodation comprises of an open plan kitchen/dining/living room, separate double bedroom and a shower room. Rent to be confirmed.

No. 34 - NO VACANCIES(Updated May 2023)

Spacious bedsit apartment on 2nd floor of property. Accommodation comprises a shower room, one double bed / living room and a separate kitchen with dining table. Rent to be confirmed.


Craig Spence
tel: 07795 574116

Landlord registration number: 101484/330/27280



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Waterside, St Margaret's Hope

Waterside, St Margaret's Hope

Waterside, Front Road, St Margaret's Hope, KW17 2SL

1 twin room at £350pm, charges for additional guests.

There is use of a lounge area with tea and coffee making facilities a toaster and a fridge, a large flat screen TV in lounge area and students room. There is also a shared kitchen and all cooking facilities available and washing machine. There is the possibility of breakfast and dinner provided at extra cost Free Wi-Fi.

There are two local shops, one being a post office with a cash facility across the road, and a popular bar and two pubs a few doors down. There is a main bus route into college and town.

Student must be aware that two cats and two dogs , all friendly, live at the address.

VACANT (Updated August 2021)


Lynn Hallett


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Weyland Bay, Kirkwall

Weyland Bay, Kirkwall

One bedroom (double) house in Kirkwall available for long term let. Small garden and off street parking. Non smokers and no pets.

£475 per calendar month plus initial deposit of £475. Tenant responsible for all other bills including council tax (Band B).



01856 874985 or 07834 072191

Landlord registration no. 377589/330/31121

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Wyvis, Berstane Road, Kirkwall

Wyvis, Berstane Road, Kirkwall

NO VACANCIES (updated August 2021)

Furnished study bedroom, shared use of kitchen and bathroom in detached home.

5 minutes walk from college. No smoking or pets. £400 pcm initial deposit of £400.

Would suit mature student.

Phone 01856 872745. Email




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Holm Road, Kirkwall, KW15 1RT

Holm Road, Kirkwall, KW15 1RT

  • A detached 2 bedroom bungalow
  • 1 small single bedroom/study
  • Garden
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Fully furnished

£900 per month + electricity

About a 15 minute walk from the college


Susan Taylor

07483 244975