Sutherland IV25 Dornoch

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Features at a glance

  • Entrance hall
  • 4 Reception rooms and study
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Principal bedroom suite
  • 4 Further bedrooms, 2 en suite
  • Shower room
  • In all 5,358 SqFt
  • Double garage
  • Substantial gardens
  • Salmon and Trout fishing on River Evelix

An exquisite country house brimming with style and elegance surrounded by some of the finest, tranquil scenery imaginable, set in approximately 11 acres including salmon and trout fishing on the River Evelix.

Evelix Farmhouse is a beautifully appointed home, offering almost 5,400 sq. ft. of bright and airy accommodation arranged over three floors. Its elegant configuration and flexibility will appeal to a variety of purchasers, blending modern living with an abundance of retained period features which include high ceilings and fine cornicing, generously-proportioned rooms and some original fireplaces.

The broad welcoming reception hall leads to a large formal drawing room with feature open fireplace, a generous family room with woodburning stove and bespoke recessed storage and a spacious dining room. The central breakfast kitchen presents a range of wall and base units including a large central island, granite worktops, Belfast sink and a four-oven Aga and is flanked on one side by a spacious fitted utility room with a door to the garden and on the other by a stunning orangery-style conservatory with vaulted glazed roof, glazing to both aspects and French doors to the garden.

The first floor offers a large principal bedroom with steps to a fitted dressing room and a very spacious en suite bathroom, two additional generous double bedrooms with en suite facilities, two further double bedrooms, both with built-in storage, and a modern family shower room. A separate staircase rises from the landing to the second floor which provides a well-proportioned study, a store room and access to a spacious 24 ft. loft space, all suitable for a variety of uses.

This property has 11 acres of land.


The approach to the property is via a private road to a gravelled driveway with large turning circle providing parking for multiple vehicles and giving access to the detached double garage. The property is set is stunning, beautifully landscaped garden grounds of around 11 acres, which includes rolling laws and established, colourful flowerbeds, specimen plants, trees, vegetable garden, greenhouse, raised beds and a garden pond. There are numerous seating areas and a large terrace, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining.

The property is located on the banks of the River Evelix and includes around 900m of single bank salmon and trout fishing.


Located adjacent to the A9, the scattered hamlet of Evelix sits on the River Evelix from which it takes its name, home to a Category B Listed Thomas Telford-designed bridge, and benefits from a useful service station and Tall Pines licensed restaurant.

Lying on the north shore of the Dornoch Firth, Dornoch is a former royal burgh and seaside town in the Highlands of Scotland. The town offers a good range of amenities including a cathedral, independent shopping, numerous bars, cafés and restaurants, a Co-op store and services and offers a wide range of outdoor pursuits including miles of white sandy beaches and two links golf courses, including the world renowned Royal Dornoch. Nearby Tain also offers a wider range of shops, cafés and restaurants and is home to the famed Glenmorangie Distillery.

Communications links are excellent: the nearby A9 gives easy access to Inverness and its airport, Tain station offers regular direct services to Inverness and onward connections to Edinburgh, Glasgow and London and Dornoch Aerodrome has a small grass airstrip suitable for light aircraft and helicopters.

The property enjoys access to nearby state schools including Dornoch Primary and Dornoch Academy.


From Inverness head north on the A9 and stay on this road for approximately 40 miles and immediately prior to Dornoch junction take the access road on the right and follow the road to the right until you get to the Farmhouse.

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