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Country house near Thurso for sale

Bridgend House is a traditionally-built former merchant’s house overlooking the Thurso River. Accommodation includes a drawing room with an open fireplace and raised skirting and cornicing; the kitchen at the other end of the hall is the open plan kitchen/breakfast room.

The current owners had the interiors specifically designed for the house – specification includes oak flooring and underfloor heating. A large living area was created as part of an extension and now offers excellent entertaining space.

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The rear hall leads to the west wing which could be turned into a self-contained flat for a self catering business or a granny annexe.

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A shower room is accessed from the mid-landing while three bedrooms are all found off the main landing alongside the large modern family bathroom.

Outside are private gardens with several terraced areas and a pond with koi carp. To the rear is an attractive sun room and a large double garage with attic space with potential for development.

Located just seven miles from Thurso, Bridgend House sits in the village of Halkirk which offers local shopping and a primary school. The River Thurso is renowned as very fine for salmon fishing and Thurso itself is Scotland’s most northerly mainland town; ferries depart for Orkney from nearby Scrabster.

The guide price is £350,000. For further information please contact Strutt & Parker on 01463 719 171 or visit

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