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The Red House, 123 Strathy East, Nr Thurso, Highland, KW14 7RZ

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Inverness Office - 01463 717 799

Two-bedroom former croft house in an elevated position in the rural location of Strathy

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.



  • Superb open views to the hills beyond
  • Successful holiday let on the North Coast 500 route
  • On road to Strathy Beach (1 Mile)


Red House is a former croft house which has been extended to provide excellent living space situated in a quiet and rural location in the North of Sutherland. The property is decorated in neutral colours and has double glazing and calour gas heating.

Due to its location on the road to Strathy Beach it would be ideal as a holiday home, holiday let and also as a permanent home for those wishing a rural lifestyle.

The garden offers sufficient space for growing vegetables and the stores could be used as a workshop or converted to offer further living accommodation.

Red House is accessed via a wooden gate to an enclose patio area which leads to a UPVC door to the porch which is glazed to half height. Doors lead to the bathroom and hallway. The bathroom has a coloured three-piece suite comprising, bath, WC and wash basin. There is an electric shower over the bath and a heated towel rail.

From the inner hallways doors to the lounge and dining room and stairs rise to the upper floor. There is an under-stair storage cupboard offering good storage.

To the right lies the lounge which is a good-sized room with dual aspect windows enjoying the open views. There is a central feature of a wooden fireplace with slate hearth housing an electric fire.

To the left of the hall is the dining room which has a window to the front again enjoying the views. There is a tiled fireplace housing an electric fire. Three steps lead up to the kitchen.

The kitchen has a range of floor and wall units in cream with a wood effect worksurface and tiling to the splashbacks. A Belling oven with ceramic hob and Lec fridge are included in the sale.

A door leads to the rear store which gives scope to extend the kitchen to the rear to create a kitchen/diner thereby allowing the current lounge to be used as a downstairs bedroom/study.

Returning to the hall and the stairs rise to the upper landing and two double bedrooms. Both rooms have slightly combed ceilings. Both rooms have lovely rural views and bedroom 2 benefits from attractive wood panelling features.


Strathy is a small Hamlet located in the North of Sutherland. Strathy has a fine Inn which is receiving excellent reviews. Due to is ideal for enjoying outdoor pursuits including surfing at the nearby beach in Strathy or Melvich.

Melvich which is 3 miles East benefits from a primary school, hotel and store. Bettyhill, some 10 miles West, is a popular village situated on the dramatic north coast of Scotland. Given its remote location, Bettyhill is well served with local facilities including a Post Office/stores/filling station, general stores, hotel, inn, primary school, a very well respected secondary school, swimming pool and gym. Buses run to the primary and secondary schools.

Further facilities are available at Thurso which has a railway station. Tesco also regularly deliver to the area.



From the Inverness take the A9 (North) to Helmsdale (68 miles). At Helmsdale take the left hand turn signposted Melvich and continue for 40 miles. At the end of the road turn left and continue through Melvich to Strathy. When in Strathy take the signpost for Strathy East after the church and the cottage is the first on the right.

Important Notice

These sale particulars were prepared on the basis of information provided to us by our clients and/or our local knowledge. Whilst we make every reasonable effort to ensure that they are correct, no warranty or guarantee is given and prospective purchasers should not rely upon them as statements or representations of fact. Furthermore neither Bell Ingram LLP or its partners or employees assume any responsibility therefore. In particular:

  1. prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves as to the structural condition of any buildings or other erections and the state of repair of any services, appliances, equipment or facilities;
  2. any photographs included in these particulars are for general information only and any furniture or contents shown in these photographs are not included in the sale unless this is expressly stated in these particulars; and
  3. any descriptions, measurements or dimensions quoted are approximate only and references to conditions, planning permissions, services, usage, construction, fittings & fixtures and moveable items are for guidance only.