Part Renovated Detached Cottage with approved plans for conversion of attached barn. Plans available to view allowing creation of a two bedroom cottage with a separate cloakroom/utility room and large open plan kitchen/dining/lounge. Tenure is Freehold. The property boasts spectacular sea and hills views, including the much photographed Keiss Castle.
Situated on the A99 on the popular North Coast 500 Route just 10 minutes from John O'Groats. Look out across open water to Noss Head Lighthouse, around into Sinclair's Bay, across to the Morven Hills and back to Keiss Castle. Watch orca, dolphins, seals, cruise ships, kayakers, surfers and wind-surfers as well as birds of prey from your window. Property also has foot access to the sea and the coastal path of the John O'Groats Trail.
The cottage has original Caithness slate roof tiles and Caithness flagstone flooring in the bathroom. There are new double glazed windows and doors. Currently, the cottage layout is configured to one double bedroom, a lounge with mezzanine and a bathroom. On the approved plans the cottage will become two double bedrooms with bathroom and the living areas will be housed in the (yet to be converted) barn.
Internal walls are exposed limewashed stone and timber. Insulation in floor, ceiling and internal walls. The boundary is part wire fenced and part original Caithness Stone walls. Land size is circa 0.2 ha. Property has a new septic tank and benefits from Mains Water. Water heater is a gas External Rinnai instant hot water system, ready to be connected. The property is not yet connected to the grid for Electric but this is available to hook up to from roadside, as is telephone.
To be sold as seen with a considerable furniture package available under separate negotiation. An appointment to visit is required and definitely recommended to appreciate what's on offer here.
Keiss is a small coastal village some eight miles from Wick with a primary school, hotel post van, and village shop. Wick is one of the two main towns in the County and has a full range of amenities including primary and high schools, recreational professional, medical, banking and shopping facilities. There is an active golf course at Reiss situated close to Reiss beach edging Sinclair Bay. From Wick there are regular buses and rail services to Inverness with connections onwards and from Wick airport there are regular scheduled services to Edinburgh and Aberdeen with connections south, London being approximately two hours flying time. Inverness is approximately two hours' drive.
Door to –
Hall – Accessing lounge, utility, proposed kitchen.
Lounge – 2.89m x 3.82m
With mezzanine Four double power points ( 2 with USB).
Door to -
Bedroom 1 – 2.70m x 3.77m
Three double power points ( 2 with USB) Caithness Stone fireplace.
Bathroom – 2.10m x 3.71m
WC. Wash hand basin. Bath. Shower area.
Utility – 1.93m x 2.59m
Two double power points.
Proposed Kitchen – 3.60m x 3.165m
Barn 1 – 3.60m x 4.46m - proposed Dining
Barn 2 – 3.60m x 3.67m - Proposed Lounge
Fully enclosed garden area with off road parking for several vehicles. Potential lawn areas. POSTCODE
COUNCIL TAX -
G01 (unfinished barn conversion)
Offers Over £85,000 to be lodged with the selling agents, Georgesons.
By appointment via Georgesons, Wick (01955) 602222 or Thurso (01847) 892225.