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Keiss Church

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Added on 06/08/2021
Yvonne Fitzgerald Properties, Thurso
Character Property

Key features

  • Stained Glass Windows
  • Redevelopment Potential
  • Period Features

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Yvonne Fitzgerald is delighted to bring to market, Keiss Free Church, the detached church building is located in the picturesque village of Keiss in the Scottish Highlands.  Surrounded by beautiful countryside and in a peaceful setting, this attractive property is approximately eight miles to the nearest town of Wick.

The building is of a solid stone construction, pointed externally, under multi pitched and slated roof decks with stained glass windows.  Internally the church comprises of two entrance vestibules, main church hall, under gallery room, W.C, vestry, hallway leading to third separate access to outside.  An original wooden staircase leads up on to the first-floor landing where an attractive arched stained-glass window can be found. 

A solid wooden Mahogany door gives access to the mezzanine first-floor gallery which features a beautiful arched stained-glass window and wooden carvings, and looks down to the lower level.  The property boasts many period features throughout, and is connected to the mains electricity supply and drainage system.  This character property comprises of the church with areas of lawn to both sides and rear.

The property's planning permission for change of use to domestic dwelling has lapsed, but could be reapplied for through the local planning authority.  The property is therefore likely to be suitable for development into residential use, subject to the necessary consents being obtained.  The property extends to over 220m2 internally and would make a fabulous family home.  There is also space within the grounds to potentially erect a garage and install a driveway.  The three separate entrance points could also make this property an interesting project for holiday lets.

Keiss has a primary school, a hotel and an actively used village hall. The town of Wick is approximately eight miles away and has multiple stores such as Tescos, Boots, New Look, Superdrug, Argos Pets at Home, and B&M.  There are also banks and a post office.  This property is within easy driving distance of all amenities, including the Caithness General Hospital and a Doctors Surgery.  Wick also boasts an Airport, with links to Aberdeen and Edinburgh.  There is good rail and coach services, with the property also being close to ferry terminals with frequent daily services to Orkney.

Internally the accommodation comprises of:

Entrance Vestibule - 7.37m2

Main Hall - 118.99m2

Front Porch - 1.58m2

Under Gallery - 39.05m2

Hallway - 2.62m2

Vestry - 11.91m2

Top Floor Landing - 4.42m2

1st Floor Room - 41.80m2

The church pews are available by separate negotiation. 

This property does not require a home report or an EPC.  

Keiss Church


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Wick Station6.5 miles
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Yvonne Fitzgerald Properties, Thurso

7 Swanson Street, Thurso, KW14 8AP

Providing outstanding local knowledge, with a large client base, our friendly and experienced team are committed to delivering an exceptional property sales service. With thirty years of property experience working throughout the Highlands, our staff go the extra mile to keep our customers happy. Our professionally run office is highly motivated, and our sales figures speak for themselves. As one of the North of Scotland’s leading estate agencies, we are open for business seven days a week

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