A very rare opportunity to purchase owner occupied, coastal croft land together with an attractive 5-bedroom house and useful outbuildings whilst enjoying spectacular views over the North Sea

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The property The property is situated in a stunning coastal position with fine views over the North Sea, Tulloch Lea and the owner occupied crofts of Bruan and Craigulloch, comprises a small livestock farm which extends to about 54.51 acres of mainly grazing croft, a comfortable 5-bedroom house and outbuildings.

The house has accommodation (listed above) over 2 floors and the construction is a mixture of stone walls set under a slate roof in the older portion, and block walls (rendered externally) set under a pitched tiled roof.

The older part of the house was built in approximately 1860 and was extended with a modern extension in 1981.

There is an attractive garden area to the front and side of the house, mainly laid to lawn with flower beds.

Located to the rear of the farmhouse are outbuildings as follows:

General Purpose Shed – approx. 13.31m x 8.70m Constructed of portal frame, concrete walls and set under pitched fibre cement roof.

Traditional Byre – approx. 11.56m x 4.65m Constructed of stone walls set under a pitched fibre cement roof.

Garage – approx. 4.50m x 3.36m Constructed of stone walls set under a fibre cement roof.

This property has 54.51 acres of land.


The Land The farm land extends to approximately 53.3 Acres (21.57 Ha) and comprises 3-blocks of grazing ground with spectacular coastal frontage. The land is classified as being a combination of grades 4(1), 4(2) and 6(3) by the James Hutton Institute.

The land is all owner occupied croft land – further details from selling agents or Crofting Commission (www.crofting.scotland.gov.uk).

SGRPID Strathbeg House, Clarence Street, Thurso, KW14 7JS. Tel: 0300 020 1234. Email: sgrpid.thurso@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

Environmental Designations The coastline is included in the East Caithness Cliffs Special Protection Area.

Bruan Broch was designated a Scheduled Ancient Monument in 1934, and dates from between 400 BC – 600 BC.

Rights of Way and Access The sale is subject to all rights of support, public and private rights of way, water, light, drainage and wayleaves, all or any other like rights, whether mentioned in these particulars or not. The purchaser will be held to have satisfied themselves as to the nature of all such servitude rights and others.

Sporting Rights The sporting rights are not in hand but held under a long lease to a third party. Further details from selling agents.

Timber Rights All standing timber and fallen timber are included in the sale insofar as they are owned.

Mineral Rights All mineral rights are included in the sale insofar as they are owned.

Method of Sale and Tenure The Property is offered for sale as a whole with Vacant Possession. The farmland is all owner occupied croft land, the house, outbuildings and garden ground have been de-crofted.


Located approximately 7.2 miles south of Wick on the North Sea coast, the property is easily accessible with the croft land located on either side of the A99 public road.

The nearest village is Lybster, which provides services such as, a village shop, primary school, community centre, post office and hotels.

Wick is the closest town and provides secondary education and health, recreational, retail, administrative and cultural facilities.

Caithness is a well-established agricultural area and has a good range of suppliers and contractors. The Caithness Machinery Ring is situated in Halkirk. There is a local livestock market at Quoybrae (23 miles) which has regular sales throughout the year. There are also weekly sales in Dingwall, 80 miles to the south.


From Wick follow the A99 south for approximately 7.2 miles and the subjects are located on either side of the A99.

From Lybster follow the A99 north for approximately 7 miles, similarly the subjects are located on either side of the A99.

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Other features

  • 53.3 acres owner occupied croft land
  • 5 Bedroom house
  • General purpose shed
  • Traditional byre
  • Garage
  • Coastal location

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