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The Lookout
Under offer

5 beds | 3 baths | 1 reception | Offers over £320,000


  • Rural Location
  • Sea Views
  • Family Home
  • Five Bedrooms
  • Garage

Yvonne Fitzgerald is delighted to bring to the market this executive home with outstanding views in the hamlet of Gills.  This architecturally designed bespoke home has been finished to the highest of standards and boasts a lounge with a Cathedral window as well as a wood burning stove.  There is a beautiful kitchen/family room with cream high gloss base and wall units with space for a table and chairs, as well as a sofa. On the ground floor are three bedrooms which are all of good proportions, with several of the rooms boasting fitted wardrobes, and the master bedroom benefitting from an En suite.  The downstairs family bathroom is stylish and has been tiled from floor to ceiling.  Upstairs there is a superb mezzanine landing which looks towards the Pentland Firth and into the stunning lounge.  There are two further   double bedrooms on the first floor, both of which have solid wooden flooring and are in good decorative order. A shower room completes the first floor living accommodation.  Neutrally decorated throughout, this unique home offers flexible and comfortable accommodation with the opportunity to work from home and run an air b n b business.



Located just off the main NC500 route, this property could also be run as a bed and breakfast.  There is scope within the extensive garden plot to build chalets or glamping pods. The property is just a short drive from the Gills Bay Ferry and within a short driving distance to John O’Groats.  It is on a bus route and early education can be obtained at Canisbay where there is also a medical practice. Secondary education can be obtained at Wick or Thurso High school where amenities and shops can be found in both towns.  Wick benefits from John O’Groats Airport and the Caithness General Hospital.



Viewing is essential to appreciate the quality of accommodation on offer as well as the spectacular views.



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Vestibule 1.86m x 1.91m

A partially glazed UPVC front door with side panel gives access to the front vestibule.  There is solid wooden flooring, a flush glass light fitting and a central heating radiator.  White double doors give access to a useful storage cupboard, a fire door leads into the integral garage and a further door leads into the bright hallway.

Hallway 7.25m x 2.91m

The spacious hallway is well presented.  The walls have been painted white and there is oak wooden flooring.  A window with blinds can be found to the front elevation and there are two central heating radiators.  This room benefits from a linen cupboard with hanging and shelf space.  There is also a BT point, a smoke alarm and two contemporary light fittings.  Doors lead to the lounge, kitchen, three bedrooms and the family bathroom.  A straight flight stairwell gives access to the first floor.

Lounge 6m x 4.47m

This stunning room has a feature window, and looks up onto the mezzanine landing.  There is a further window to the side elevation, two velux windows and ceiling downlighters. Oak flooring has been fitted to the floor, there are two aerial points and central heating radiators.  A focal point within the lounge is the multifuel stove with Caithness flagstone hearth.  There are dimmer switches, ample sockets and double doors lead into the well-presented kitchen/family room.  The lounge boasts fabulous views over the Pentland Firth.  This is a superb reception room.

Kitchen/Family Room 6.49m x 4m

The stylish kitchen has been ideally located within the home to make the most of the breath-taking views.  There are dual aspect windows, with the family area of the kitchen benefitting from glazed double doors which lead out onto the patio area of the garden.  The family area has a pendant light fitting, oak wooden flooring and a central heating radiator.  The kitchen itself is well presented and boasts cream high gloss base and wall units with laminate worktops.  There is an island with built in storage, a stainless-steel sink with a drainer, an integral dishwasher, a washing machine, a   tumble dryer as well as a fridge freezer.  This room also boasts a Baumatic hob, oven and grill.  Ceramic tiles have been fitted to the floor, there is a central heating radiator and ceiling downlighters.

Family Bathroom 2.68m x 2.4m

The beautiful bathroom has been tiled from floor to ceiling and boasts a white pedestal sink, a W.C, bath and a recessed shower with chrome controls.  There is a wall mounted mirror, a central heating radiator, ceiling down lighters and an extractor fan.  An opaque window can be found to the side elevation with wooden blinds.  There is also a shaver point.

Bedroom One 3.29m x 3.2m

Located to the rear of the property, this room has white painted walls, a central heating radiator and a pendant light fitting.  Oak wooden flooring has been fitted to the floor.  This room also benefits from an aerial point, double sockets and built in fitted wardrobes.

Bedroom Two 3.28m x 2.6m

This spacious and bright double room has solid wooden flooring.  There is a central heating radiator, a pendant light fitting, an aerial point as well as double sockets.  A window with blinds is located to the rear of the room.

Bedroom Three 3.27m x 3.9m

The master bedroom is of good proportions and features triple sliding built in wardrobes with hanging and shelf space.  There is a central heating radiator, a pendant light fitting, double sockets and an aerial point.  It also benefits from a window with blinds to the rear elevation, solid wooden flooring, and a door gives access into the beautiful en-suite. 

En-suite 1.17m x 3.13m

This stylish room boasts a double shower enclosure, a pedestal sink and a W.C.  There is a circular wall mounted mirror, an extractor fan, a central heating radiator and ceiling downlighters.  An opaque window can be found to the rear elevation.  There is also a shaving point.

Stairs and Landing

A carpeted stairwell leads up onto the mezzanine landing.  The walls have been painted white and wooden flooring has been fitted to the floor. This area of the home boasts spectacular views of the Pentland Firth.  There is a central heating radiator, a pendant light fitting and smoke alarm.  White painted four panel doors give access to the shower rooms and two further double bedrooms.

Bedroom Four 4.48m x 3.21m

This bright double room is located to the front of this wonderful home and boasts spectacular views.  The windows have been dressed with curtains, there is a central heating radiator, as well as a pendant light fitting.  The room has ample sockets and also benefits from wooden flooring.

Bedroom Five 4.29m x 5.64m

This L-shaped room is partially coombed and very spacious.  There is a window with curtains to the rear elevation, a central heating radiator and ample sockets.  It benefits from a BT point and wooden flooring.  It is a bright bedroom.

Shower Room 1.12m x 2.62m

This immaculate room has been tiled from floor to ceiling and features a double glass shower enclosure.  There is a pedestal sink, a close coupled W.C and a central heating radiator.  The room benefits from a shaving point and a wall mounted mirror. There are also ceiling downlighters and an extractor fan.

Garage & Garden Grounds

The integral garage is of good proportions and boasts an electric door. There is a window to the side elevation, pendant light fitting and an access hatch to the loft.  There are also double sockets and a UPVC door to the rear and a sit on mower.

To the front of the property, the house is accessed via a gated private driveway and is mainly laid to lawn to both the front and rear with a paved area to the side elevation. There is also willow trees that have been planted to form a windbreak.  There are 20 apple trees planted in the garden along with shrubs and flowering plants to the front of the property.  Two fenced of areas with chicken coops can be found within the garden grounds.

Caravan

Also included in the sale is a two-bedroom caravan which sleeps six, with a dining area and kitchen.  It has double glazing and gas central heating.  Due to the property’s close proximity to the NC500 route, this is an ideal opportunity for the new owner to gain a regular income from either a short or long term let.  Due to the size of the garden, there is also scope to put up glamping pods or some holiday lodges.


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