Remote Highlands lighthouse keeper's house hits the market for £150k
Remote Highlands lighthouse keeper’s house with stunning sea views hits the market for £150,000… but would YOU get lonely living two miles from your closest neighbours?
- Lighthouse keeper’s cottage at Strathy Point in Northern Scotland is up for sale
- The property is going for £150,000 and is two miles from the closest neighbours
A beautiful Highlands house is on the market for a bargain price of £150,000, but there is one catch – the remote lighthouse keeper’s cottage is two miles from the nearest neighbours.
The Principal Lighthouse Keeper’s Cottage at Strathy Point near Thurso boasts stunning, panoramic sea views and a gorgeous beach nearby perfect for dolphin, whale and seal spotting.
Its four bedrooms are a of a good size and there is a cosy lounge in the property in Strathy Point – as well as a kitchen, bathroom, cloakroom, coal cellar, courtyard and garage.
But the one drawback is that it is very remote, with the nearest neighbours some two miles away.
The Principal Lighthouse Keeper’s Cottage (pictured), located at Strathy Point, Strathy, Thurso is two miles from the nearest neighbours
The exterior of the lighthouse keeper’s cottage which is on sale for £150,000
While the setting is remote, it comes with stunning, panoramic sea views and a gorgeous beach nearby perfect for dolphin, whale and seal spotting
The Principal Lighthouse Keeper’s Cottage is being sold by Harper Macleod estate agents and advertised on Rightmove.
The listing reads: ‘The Principal Lighthouse Keeper’s House is a superb, four bedroom home with spacious accommodation.
‘The accommodation comprises a vestibule, hallway, lounge, kitchen, rear hallway, four bedrooms, bathroom and cloakroom.
‘It has oil fired central heating and double glazing.
The lighthouse in Strathy Point is in one of the most northern parts of Scotland
The cottage comes with a cosy living room which will be perfect way to deal with the cold Highland winters
The cottage comes with four bedrooms which are all well sized
A room currently used for children which has a bunk-bed in it
The main bedroom is well sized and has large windows to take in the air
The kitchen is well equipped with lots of storage space, a modern oven and a large sink
The exterior of the Principal Lighthouse Keeper’s Cottage, which is one of six properties in the lighthouse
‘This is the perfect location to enjoy peace, relaxation and nature.
‘It is surrounded by unspoilt countryside and a great place for bird watching and whale, dolphin and seal spotting.
‘There are fabulous scenic walks and a beautiful award winning beach nearby. The dramatic cliffs with a natural arch are spectacular.’
The listing continues: ‘This property has been run as a successful holiday let in the past.
The beautiful views from the lighthouse keeper’s cottage include this beautiful one of the Northern Lights
There are stunning, panoramic sea views and a gorgeous beach nearby perfect for dolphin, whale and seal spotting
The dramatic cliffs with a natural arch are spectacular, the listing reads
The property has ‘fabulous scenic walks’ which are far from the rest of the world
A beautiful seaside view from the Principal Lighthouse Keeper’s cottage in Strathy
‘There are six properties within the Lighthouse, which was decommissioned in 2012.
‘The Village of Strathy is approximately two miles away and has a pub, cafe and an award winning beach.
‘A shop and a small restaurant can be found approximately 6.4 miles further along the coast at Melvich.
‘Thurso is approximately 23.5 miles from the Lighthouse and has a good range of shops for supplies and services.’
The property’s bathroom has great views, so no shampoo bottle reading for you!
A Rightmove spokesperson said the property was for ‘when having neighbours is just not your thing’. Pictured: The hallways inthe property
Home hunter Cathy Neenan joked: ‘This is so perfect for me, I hate people.’ Pictured: The exterior of the property
A Rightmove spokesperson said: ‘When having neighbours is just not your thing.
‘Take a look around this unique home in Scotland that comes with stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean.’
Home hunter Cathy Neenan joked: ‘This is so perfect for me.
‘I hate people.’
Will Fletcher added: ‘Literally the dream for me.’
Liz Oliver said: ‘But there will be neighbours?’
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