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Howe Croft

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Added on 26/08/2021
Yvonne Fitzgerald Properties, Thurso

Key features

  • 13 Acres Of Land
  • Agricultural Shed
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Immaculately Presented

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Yvonne Fitzgerald is delighted to bring to the market this beautiful four bedroomed detached house, in the rural location of Lyth. This well-presented home also offers approximately 13 acres of croft land, as well as an agricultural shed and numerous other outbuildings,  along with a double garage.  There is a bright lounge with dual aspect windows,  and  a stunning carved wooden fireplace with a cast iron surround fitted with tiled insert as well as a Caithness flagstone hearth.  There is a well-presented kitchen which has an excellent range of solid wood base and wall units with   worktops.   This  home also  benefits from a W.C, a family bathroom which is of good proportions,  and  a sink and basin which is built into an Oak vanity unit.  There are  also four spacious and bright bedrooms, making this a beautiful rural family home.

The property is approached off a rural road along a drive which leads to a substantial hard surfaced parking area adjacent to the residence with space for numerous vehicles.  The surrounding lawned garden has a variety of trees and shrubs with views over the countryside

Lyth is located some ten miles from town of Wick and fifteen miles from Thurso.  It is a scenic area with beautiful countryside and a very quiet residential area.  Lyth itself has a community hall and Arts Centre with amenities and shops being available in the town of Wick.  Primary schooling can be found nearby at Keiss Primary School, while secondary schooling is at East of Caithness Community campus.   

The Royal Burgh of Wick is the most northerly town on the East Coast of Caithness and is on the very popular North Coast 500 (NC500) tourist route.  The town offers multiple stores such as Tescos, Boots, New Look, Superdrug, Argos, Pets at Home and B&M as well as banks and a post office.  The house is within easy driving distance of all amenities, including the Hospital and Doctors Surgery.  There are many leisure opportunities including a popular golf course, squash club and public swimming pool/gymnasium.  The town also boasts an Airport with links to Aberdeen and Edinburgh and has good rail and coach services, as well as being close to ferry terminals with frequent daily services to Orkney.


Porch                    2.40m x 1.19m

Accessed via a UPVC front door, the porch has panoramic views over the scenic countryside.  There is a double socket, ceramic floor tiles and a half-glazed hardwood door gives access into the spacious hall.

Inner Hall

The hallway is of good proportions and immaculately presented.  There is a useful storage cupboard, chrome downlighters and a smoke alarm fitted.  The hall benefits from a central heating radiator and has an access hatch to the loft space. There is  ample power points, Oak laminate flooring with pine doors leading  into the lounge, kitchen, W.C and rear porch.

Lounge                 3.72m x 4.82m

This beautiful room has dual aspect windows with curtains, and a fitted carpet.  There is a stunning carved wooden fireplace with a cast iron surround,  which has a tiled insert,  and a Caithness flagstone hearth.  There is a central heating radiator, a pendant light fitting and coving.  This is a bright reception room.

Kitchen                 3.00m x 4.14m

The kitchen has an excellent range of solid base and wall units with laminate worktops as well as  a stainless-steel sink with a drainer.  There is a free-standing cooker, a washing machine and a fridge freezer.  Tiling has been fitted between the units, and there is a built-in window seat,  and vinyl flooring.  This room boasts a full height central heating radiator, florescent lighting, and coving.  There is recessed shelved area,  and a window with curtains to the front elevation.

W.C                        0.79m x 1.80m

This well-presented room has white painted walls.  There is a close coupled W.C,  and a sink which has been built into a white high gloss vanity unit.   Oak laminate has been fitted to the floor, and the walls have been partially tiled.  There is a pendant light fitting and an extractor fan.

Porch                    2.75m x 2.12m

Located to the rear of this wonderful home, the porch has white painted walls and slate ceramic flooring.  There are two dual aspect windows with blinds, a pendant light fitting and ample double sockets.  A half glazed UPVC door gives access into the rear garden.

Second hall

Access off the inner hall this room has a window with curtains to the side elevation.  There is is central heating radiator, a shelved  cupboard,  and double sockets.  This room has an access hatch to the loft and a smoke alarm.  Four panel pine doors give access to the four bedrooms and the family bathroom. 

Bedroom One    3.10m x 3.01m

This bright double room has Magnolia painted walls and a fitted carpet.  There is a pendant light fitting, a  BT point, power points,  and a window to the side elevation with a roller blind. 

Bedroom Two   3.10m x 3.44m

Located to the rear of this immaculate home, this double room is well-presented.  There is a wool fitted carpet, a central heating radiator and window with  curtains and a  roller blind.  This bedroom benefits from mirrored fitted wardrobes with hanging and shelf space,   a pendant light fitting and ample sockets.

Bedroom Three 3.28m x 2.14m

Neutral in decoration, this bright room has a recessed storage area and benefits from a fitted carpet.  There is a pendant light fitting, an access hatch,  and a central heating radiator.   It has a window with curtains to the front elevation and boasts outstanding views of the Caithness countryside. 

Bedroom Four   3.56m x 4.21m

This spacious,  bright,  double room,  has dual aspect windows with curtains.  There is a pendant light fitting, an electric heater and a  fitted carpet.  The walls have been painted Magnolia, and there are also double sockets. 

Bathroom           3.08m x 2.26m

The well-presented bathroom is of good proportions and boasts a sink and basin which is built into an Oak vanity unit.  There is a double shower cubicle witha  chrome unit, a bath with a mixer tap, and vinyl tiled flooring.  Tiling has been fitted above the bath.  There is a central heating radiator, wall lights, an extractor fan,  and chrome triple light fitting.   An Opaque glazed window can be found to the rear elevation. 

Outbuildings and Ground

There are the following buildings with approx. sizes:

Agricultural Shed about 18.35m x 9.24m

With roller shutter door, further pedestrian door, light and power. 

Stone Byre about 13.38m x 3.4m

Double Garage about 19.16m x 6.17m

Which is of timber construction

Greenhouse about 3.89m x 3.77m

There is also a range of other smaller Outbuildings, Storage Sheds and Hen House

The adjoining owner-occupied croft land is reasonably level and enclosed with stock fencing.

Howe Croft


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Wick Station7.6 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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