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Secluded Victorian country house in the Highlands for sale

Oldhall house occupies a secluded position just 10 miles north west of Wick towards the very north of Scotland. Surrounded by the wild hills of Sutherland to the south and west this property is truly a gem in the wilderness.

The property is built of Caithness stone in Scots baronial style and dates from 1853. It has extensive accommodation arranged over two floors. Oldhall house has a porch, cloakroom, drawing room, dining room, sitting room, study, kitchen, secondary kitchen, larder, garage, five bedrooms and two bathrooms upstairs and two former staff rooms as well as outbuildings, a formal garden, a walled garden, woodland and trout fishing on Loch Watten.

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The house is approached by a private wooded drive which leads to a turning circle and parking area adjacent to the house. The main garden lies to the east of the house. There are beautiful herbaceous borders and Caithness stone walls. From the formal upper garden, the land drops away to the walled garden below,which has been a productive kitchen garden in the past.

The woodland is superb and provides privacy and shelter and boasts some magnificent, mature specimen trees and a burn (stream) flows through the woods; there are wooded walks throughout the grounds.

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Oldhall House also has extensive outbuildings including three detached sheds, one lean-to shed and a greenhouse. The house also benefits from the lease of a plot of land adjacent to Loch Watten, which entitles the leaseholder to launch a boat on the loch for the purpose of trout fishing on some of the best water for trout fishing in Caithness.

The guide price is offers over £525,000. For further information please contact Savills on 0131 247 3717 or visit

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