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Rhitongue, Tongue, Lairg, Highland, IV27 4XW

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Inverness Office - 01463 717 799

Three bedroom extended croft house which has been decrofted with fabulous sea views set in a 16 acres (6.5 hectare) of croft land close to the village of 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.





  • Spacious cottage in excellent order
  • Situated on the North Coast 500 with excellent letting potential
  • Large enclosed garden areas to the front and rear
  • Stone outbuilding and garage
  • Extending to approximately 16 Acres (6.48 Hectares)


118 Rhitongue is an extended croft house which has been decrofted set in an enviable position enjoying panoramic sea views to the rear and rural views to the front.   

The property has spacious rooms and has been extended to the rear and also has a large conservatory making the most of the stunning outlook. It is in walk-in condition and will provide an excellent home, holiday home or holiday let.

There is a garage and a stone outbuilding offering excellent storage and workshop potential.

The property is accessed via a UPVC door which leads to the hallway.    There are doors to the dining room/bedroom3 and living room. A staircase with under stairs storage rises to the first floor.

The dining room/bedroom 3 sits to the right and has a window to the front overlooking the front garden area.

To the right of the hall lies the living room which is a cosy room with wood panel features and a window to the front enjoying rural views.   There is a stone feature fireplace with multi fuel stove set on a tiled hearth which provides an attractive central feature. A glazed door leads to the sitting room.

The sitting room is spacious room with a window to the side which takes in the beach and sea views. There are French doors to the conservatory and a door to the kitchen.
The kitchen is bespoke with hand made oak units and beech effect work surface. A window overlooks the back garden and has views to Melness. There is also space for a dining table. An opening leads to the utility area which has floor and wall units in white offering plenty of extra storage. There is ample space for a washing machine, fridge freezer and tumble dryer.
A door leads from the kitchen to an inner hall from were you can access the WC and shower room. The WC has a two-piece suite in white and the shower room has a fully tiled shower cubicle and small wash hand basin.
A further door leads from the kitchen to the conservatory.

The conservatory is a superb addition being glazed to dado height on all sides to make the most of the fabulous views to the beaches and sea. It has a part tiled and part wooden floor. A UPVC door leads to the garden.

Returning to the hall, the stairs rise to the upper floor and a Velux window gives plenty of light to the stairs and landing. Bedrooms 1 and 2 both have dual aspect windows to the front and rear with the rear windows framing the sea views beautifully. Both bedrooms have built in wardrobes offering good storage. Completing the upstairs accommodation is a modern Shower room with a large walk in shower and respotex wall covering.

Croft Land
118 Rhitongue is an owner-occupied registered croft consisting of the garden ground either side of the public road and a further 6.5ha (16.acres) of farmland extending northwards to the foreshore. The farmland comprises approx. 5 acres of plough-able land which has recently been re-seeded, with the remainder a mixture of rough grazing and scrub. Access to the farmland is by a community track from the Rhitongue settlement.

For further information, it is recommended that advice is sought from the Crofting Commission or a solicitor with Crofting experience.


118 Rhitongue is situated midway between Cape Wrath and John O'Groats on 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 Tongue and Coldbackie are within easy reach.
The village of Tongue is approximately half a mile away and has a post office, garage, primary school and doctor's surgery.



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