McEwan Fraser Legal is delighted to bring to the market this superb opportunity to purchase a stunning plot on Dunnet Head with wonderful coastal views including the Orkney Islands.
This spectacular 1-acre plot has fabulous views Easterly along the northernmost coast of Scotland as well as the sea. There is currently no access road nor planning/services in place. Services are within ½ mile of the site and drainage will be to a septic tank.
Situated some 2.3 miles north of the village of Dunnet which has a hotel and walks at nearby Dunnet Forest plus the stunning sandy beach at Dunnet Bay. Dunnet Head Lighthouse at Easter Head the most northerly point on the Scottish mainland is only 2 miles north of the plot. There are coach links to Thurso and schooling can be found in Castletown Primary School which is three miles away. Castletown has a good range of shops including butchers, a convenience store, hairdressers, and beauticians. For serious shopping and entertainment Thurso 10 miles away has major supermarkets, a cinema, gyms, a swimming pool, plus rail/ferry links.
The plot is located 2.3 miles north of the attractive village of Dunnet, eleven miles from John O’Groats, Ten miles from Thurso and eighteen miles from Wick. The short ferry crossing to Orkney leaves from nearby Gill’s Bay making it an excellent stopover to and from Orkney.
The village is also close to the three-mile stretch of golden beach at Dunnet Bay and the RSPB-owned Dunnet Head, the most northerly point on the UK mainland, making it an ideal location for outdoor activities such as fishing, horse riding, cycling, kayaking and walking. The village has a primary school, hotel and a busy community hall which is used for varied functions such as Post Office, nursery, and indoor bowling, amongst many others.
Nearby Thurso has many facilities including a variety of shops, supermarkets and railway station which has regular services to Inverness and connections to the rest of the UK. Wick Airport has daily flights to Edinburgh and Aberdeen where domestic and international flights are available.
Inverness, two and a half hours drive away via the A9 trunk road, is one of the fastest-growing cities in Europe and provides a range of retail parks along with excellent cultural, educational, entertainment and medical facilities. The Scottish Highlands are a magnet for lovers of the outdoors and the ruggedness of the northwest Highlands often referred to as the last great wilderness in Europe and boasting some of the most beautiful beaches and mountains in Scotland all easily accessible.