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Cornhill, Skinnet, Talmine, Lairg, IV27 4YP

Offers Over - Sold


Inverness Office - 01463 717 799

Three-bedroom extended croft house in the tranquil location of Skinnet, Tongue

To make an enquiry, arrange a viewing or request a free market appraisal of your own property call Joanne Stennett on 01463 717 799 or contact Joanne via Email.






  • Deceptively spacious cottage in need of some upgrading and modernisation
  • Situated on the North Coast 500 with excellent letting potential
  • Large enclosed garden planted with shrubs, trees and bushes


2 Cornhill is a stone built extended croft house set in a quiet and peaceful position enjoying sea and mountain views from the gardens. The property has spacious rooms and has been extended to the rear and also has a sun room to the front. It retains lots of original features including wood panelled walls. It has partial double glazing. The property is in need of some modernisation and upgrading. 2 Cornhill would provide a lovely home, holiday home or holiday let.

The property is accessed via a hardwood door to the sun room which is glazed to all sides enjoying garden views. A half-glazed door leads to the hallway which has doors to the living room and dining room and stairs to the upper floor. There is also an under-stair storage cupboard.

To the right of the hall is the living room which has a window overlooking the garden to the mountains and sea beyond. There is a central feature fireplace in stone with an open fire.   A door leads to the spacious inner hall.

Three steps lead down to the kitchen which has dual aspect windows enjoying rear garden views. There are numerous kitchen units offering plenty of storage and space for a fridge. A door leads to the rear hall which has a large storage area.

The bathroom and utility room are accessed from the rear hall.

The bathroom has a three-piece suite in white comprising WC, wash hand basin and bath with tiling around.

The utility/ workshop has plumbing for a washing machine and plenty of storage areas. A door leads to the rear garden.

Returning to the inner hall and a door leads to the dining room/bedroom 3.   This room has a window overlooking the front garden and a built-in storage cupboard. A further door leads back to the main hallway.

Stairs rise to the upper floor landing which is spacious and has plenty of natural light from the Velux window. There are two double bedrooms with coombed ceilings, both rooms have Velux windows and bedroom 2 has built in storage cupboards and fixed shelving.

Date of Entry is not until March 2019


2 Cornhill is situated in the small Hamlet of Skinnet midway between Cape Wrath and John O'Groats close to the popular North Coast 500 route. There are plenty of outdoor activities in the area including hill walking, mountain biking, fishing and surfing. The pretty, secluded beaches at Talmine and Melness are within easy reach.
The village of Tongue is approximately half a mile away and has a post office, restaurant, garage, primary school and doctor's surgery.



From Inverness follow the A9 north crossing the Cromarty Bridge, between Evanton and Alness take the left turn (B9176) to Bonar Bridge over the Struie. At Bonar Bridge head north on the A836 towards Lairg and Tongue. At approximately 40 miles at the junction with the Tongue to Thurso road turn left and follow the road round past the hotel to the right and across the causeway. Turn right just after the bridge at the junction for Melness. Continue along through Melness into Skinnet where you will see a renovated church B&B on the right. Turn left immediately before the church and drive up this road until you reach a green house. Park just beside the green house and 2 Cornhill is directly behind the green house through the gate marked Checkpoint Charlie.


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