Hempriggs Mains Croft, Hempriggs
A rare opportunity to purchase this owner-occupied croft extending to approximately 33 acres which is highlighted pink on the plan below. Situated between the main town of Wick and Thrumster village, this land offers a pleasant quiet rural environment and enjoys picturesque open countryside views over Loch Hempriggs. The single storey dwelling house and garden area have been de-crofted and when renovated would make a lovely home subject to obtaining full planning permission. Along with derelict croft house there is also a large agricultural shed and other outbuildings. The area is rich with wildlife such as deer which are often seen in close proximity to the area and bird watchers will be rewarded with sightings of many varieties of birds visiting the local loch. Water from Hempriggs Loch was once used to make the world famous Old Pulteney whiskey. Currently in receipt of single farm payment totalling £3,000 per year.
Water, electricity and telephone services are on site.
Land extending to approx. 33 acres. House and outbuilding are decrofted.
Wick is the most northerly town on the East Coast of Scotland and on the very popular North Coast 500 tourist route. It is a Royal Burgh and County town with the Council offices and the Sheriff Court, offering shoppers multiple stores such as Boots, Co-op, Lidl, Tesco, Superdrug and Argos, together with major banks. Primary and secondary education is fully provided. Sporting facilities include a fine links golf course, squash club and public swimming pool/gymnasium. Wick has an Airport with direct flights to Aberdeen and Edinburgh and a railway and bus link to Inverness and further south. Wick is also close to the ferry terminals leading on to Orkney Islands.