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Scouthal House 17 West Watten Offers Over £300,000

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  • 5 bedrooms
  • Detached stone house
  • Recently renovated
  • Character features
  • Large kitchen/diner
  • Dining room
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Oil central heating
  • 1.5 acre garden
  • Energy efficiency rating: D

A rare opportunity to purchase this charming 19th century farmhouse. A 5 bedroom detached stone house that has been recently renovated and completely repointed in natural lime. The house is set in the beautiful rural Caithness landscape outwith the village of Watten. Scouthal House is a delightful family home comprising of a vestibule, cloakroom, hallway, kitchen, utility room, lounge, dining room, downstairs shower room, 5 bedrooms, upstairs family bathroom, loft room, stone barn, stone wood store and tree house. All sited in a 1.5 acre garden with ample parking and the Scouthal Burn running at the lower end of the lawn. The property is just outside of Watten which has a village store and school, 12 miles to Thurso and 8 miles to Wick for all other local shops and amenities. The property is double glazed throughout and has oil central heating with the extra cosy benefits of multi-fuel burners and open fireplaces. Energy efficiency rating: D

Scouthal House 17 West Watten
County: Caithness
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: PEL0000701

Enter the property via the vestibule that has one door to the side leading to a large cloakroom with built in seating and Shaker clothes hooks along the walls. Decorated tastefully and ideal for storing boots, coats, etc. with the room being lit by a window overlooking the driveway. Another glazed door leading to the hallway which has a polished marble tiled floor with doors leading to the kitchen, shower room, dining room, lounge and staircase.

The modern kitchen has dual aspect windows and panelled glass patio doors overlooking the garden and allowing plenty of natural light to this large room. The fitted kitchen units comprise of floor units and two floor to ceiling pantry cupboards, integrated dishwasher, freezer and Rangemaster electric cooker. There is space for a free standing fridge/freezer, 3 seater sofa, table and seating for at least 4 people. A door leads from the kitchen to the utility room that has space for a washing machine and dryer. A window and door to the back garden give extra light to the room. Both rooms have vinyl click flooring.

The downstairs shower room has a hand basin with integrated vanity unit, corner toilet and shower cubicle. The room is tiled and in a stylish décor with frosted window giving light and ventilation.

The dining room has varnished tongue and groove walls and ceiling, polished Caithness flag stone floor, dual aspect windows and an attractive stone fireplace with a multi-fuel burner. There is space for a table and seating for at least 8 people.

The stylish lounge has tongue and groove walls and ceiling, an inset bookshelf, fully fitted carpet and dual aspect windows with window seats. The focal point to this cosy room is the stone fireplace and multi-fuel burner. There is space for a 2 seater sofa, 3 seater sofa and an armchair.

From the hall there is an elegant staircase with a statement half landing which is lit by a small skylight. From the first floor landing there are doors leading to the 5 bedrooms, family bathroom and loft room.

The spacious master bedroom has tongue and groove walls, a skylight, a window overlooking the garden and a neutral coloured fitted carpet. This bright and well proportioned room has space for a king size bed, bedside cabinets, dressing table, armchair, wardrobe and chest of drawers.

Across from this room is bedroom 2. This delightful room has a window to the side of the property, tongue and groove walls, an open fire and a fitted carpet. There is plenty of space for a double bed, bedside cabinets, wardrobe and chest of drawers. Bedrooms 3 and 5 have dual aspect windows overlooking the garden making them full of natural daylight. There is space for each room to have a double bed, bedside cabinets and a chest of drawers. In bedroom 3 there is a built in double wardrobe. Both rooms have a fitted carpet. Bedroom 4 is well proportioned. It has a Velux window and a main window overlooking the front of the property making this room light and airy. It has a fitted carpet and a built in double wardrobe. There is space for a double bed and 2 bedside cabinets.

The spacious, modern family bathroom has a heated towel rail, a white 3 piece porcelain suite and separate corner shower cubicle. The floor, shower wall and facings for the hand basin and bath are in a beautiful white marble. An elegant vanity unit provides plenty of storage and a window is perfect for light and ventilation to the room.

Beside bedroom 4 is a concealed staircase leading to the loft room with 2 Velux windows. This is currently used as a children’s play room and runs along the length of the top floor. It has a tongue and groove ceiling and walls with a solid wooden floor.

Outside is a 2 acre garden that incorporates established trees and shrubs, a large tree house, a stone barn, wood store, a burn, decking area and large driveway. The borrowed landscape from the fields beyond make a tremendous setting for the house.


8' 10'' x 7' 6'' (2.7m x 2.28m)


7' 6'' x 7' 0'' (2.28m x 2.13m)


9' 3'' x 6' 9'' (2.81m x 2.05m)


15' 4'' x 17' 0'' (4.67m x 5.19m)

Utility room

7' 7'' x 7' 6'' (2.31m x 2.28m)

Shower Room

6' 9'' x 5' 9'' (2.05m x 1.76m)


13' 7'' x 15' 0'' (4.13m x 4.57m)

Dining Room

6' 7'' x 15' 0'' (2m x 4.57m)

Master bedroom

14' 6'' x 15' 7'' (4.42m x 4.75m)

Bedroom 2

13' 7'' x 15' 4'' (4.13m x 4.68m)

Bedroom 3

11' 6'' x 12' 0'' (3.51m x 3.65m)

Bedroom 4

10' 4'' x 12' 3'' (3.14m x 3.73m)

Bedroom 5

11' 3'' x 10' 2'' (3.44m x 3.1m)

Family Bathroom

13' 7'' x 6' 6'' (4.14m x 1.97m)

Scouthal House 17 West Watten
County: Caithness
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: PEL0000701

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Scouthal House 17 West Watten
County: Caithness
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: PEL0000701
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