4 bed detached bungalow for sale

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4 bed detached bungalow for sale

Kestrel View, Wick KW1

4 beds
2 baths
1 reception
EPC rating: C

Key Information

Council tax band:

Local area information

Property location

Nearby amenities

  • Keiss Primary School 3.2 miles
  • Bower Primary School 4.3 miles
  • Gills Bay Ferry Terminal 6.8 miles
  • Wick 8 miles

These distances are calculated in a straight line. The actual route and distance may vary.

Features and description

  • Freehold
  • Delightful 3 Bedrfoom Detached Bungalow
  • Must Be Viewed to be Appreciated
  • Walk in Condition
  • Beautiful Kitchen with Centre Island
  • Master Bedroom with Ensuite
  • Substantial Size Bedrooms with built in Wardrobes
  • Wood Log Fire
  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Fully Double Glazed
  • Stunning Countryside
Located approximately ten miles from Wick and in an enviable landscape, the charming settlement of Lyth is a quiet rural hamlet that has great community engagement, including many local activities, and the mainland's most northerly arts centre.

Kestrel View is a large bungalow in a fabulous rural setting with Loch Wester to the South and the North Sea to the East. Enjoying privacy, peace, and dark skies, the property offers scope as a beautiful family home, especially for those that enjoy outdoor pursuits. Given its setting and access to country lanes, with appropriate permissions, the potential for equestrian use is considerable, as is the prospect of installing a small private observatory or guest accommodation.

The property was constructed in 2009 and has a generous interior space of 141 m2; it is approached from a large timber-enclosed driveway laid with gravel, and planning permission has been approved to construct a new garage and extend the bedroom.

The hallway leads to a living room with a large picture window overlooking Loch Wester. A contemporary stove creates a lovely focal point, accentuating the room’s cosy and welcoming ambience.

A standout feature of the property is its magnificent country-style open-plan kitchen and living room. Centred around a large granite-topped island, the kitchen’s L-shaped arrangement includes a 90cm Belling Range with a fabulous black mirrored splashback. Beyond the island is a deep brick-lined hearth housing a wood burner stove, creating a relaxing seating area and an open-plan area for relaxation. A long dining room leads off the kitchen with two windows giving fabulous views of the local landscape. A small utility space is close to the entrance of the property.

Each of the four bedrooms enjoys the same fabulous views as the rest of the property. The rooms are spacious and uniquely decorated with high-quality wallpapers and light wood finishes, giving a feeling of elegance and a traditional country ambience. Every room has a mirror-fronted built-in wardrobe.

The principal bedroom benefits from a spacious en-suite shower room with a grey vanity unit, white WC, inset wash hand basin, and walk-in enclosure. A large window provides a good amount of natural light.

The smallest bedroom is generously sized and could be considered a useful home office or workspace.

The family bathroom has blue splash areas around the bath, white sanitary ware and a bath with a shower over it.

Outside, the garden is enclosed with low level timber fencing, giving long-reaching views over the countryside; a large timber deck leads down to a lawn. The front and rear gardens are extensive and, subject to relevant permissions, offer considerable potential to include outbuildings, and given its proximity to a loch this could include a bird-watching hide, plus patios and sheltered growing areas.

Kestrel View is a fantastic family home with outstanding potential for different uses. Its peaceful, natural setting and dramatic location make this property one that can be used extensively for work and play, and early viewing is advised.

Only 150yards to one of the best sea trout lochs in Scotland. Wester loch,

And only 1 mile from the beach of Sinclair bay,

And only eight miles from airport that fly daily to Aberdeen and starting flights to Edinburgh soon,

About Wick

Located in the far north of Scotland, Wick offers a unique blend of rugged beauty, services, shops, and transport links, making it an integral part of the Scottish Highlands. Approximately 104 miles north of Inverness, it is well-connected by the A9 roads and train, and buses run regularly to many Scottish routes.

Wick's rich heritage is a vital part of its charm. The Wick Heritage Museum showcases the town's history, particularly its significant role in the herring fishing industry. The town centre is a delightful mix of historical architecture and modern services, with various independent shops, cafes, and restaurants. Several supermarkets and local stores ensure that all essentials are within easy reach.

Education is a priority in Wick, with several primary schools and Wick High School offering comprehensive schooling. North Highland College provides degree-level courses and vocational training, ensuring a well-rounded educational experience.

There is also a medical centre, a general Hospital and dentists. More extensive healthcare can be found in Inverness.

Wick's North Sea setting is a famous gateway to northern Scotland's stunning natural landscapes and wild coastal scenery. With services and facilities for visitors, Wick is a welcomed and popular tourist destination, especially with its links to the NC500 and proximity to John o’Groats.

Wick's combination of education, shopping, and transport links, set against a backdrop of historical sites and outstanding natural beauty, makes it a distinctive and enriching place for locals and visitors alike.

General Information:

Services: Mains Water, Electric & Oil

Council Tax Band: D

EPC Rating: C (73)

Entry Date: Early entry available

Home Report: Available on request.

Viewings: 7 Days accompanied by agent.

Included in the sale:

All floor coverings, blinds and all white goods.

Anti-Money Laundering Legislation

As with all Estate Agents, Hamish is subject to Anti Money Laundering Regulations. These regulations require us as selling agents, to perform various checks on the property buyers and any offer presented to us must be accompanied by the current address, date of birth, and of proof of funds for all purchasers and of any family members who may be gifting deposits. From time to time, certified photographic evidence of the buyer’s identity and proof of address may also be required. We are unable to progress any sale to completion, until these requirements have been fully satisfied.


It is important your solicitor notifies this office of your interest otherwise the property may be sold without your knowledge. Hamish strongly recommend that you discuss any particular points regarding the property which are likely to affect your interest in the property with them prior to viewing. Interested parties are advised to notify their interest, in writing, with Hamish as a closing date for offers may be set. The seller reserves the right to accept an offer made privately prior to any closing date and further, the seller is not bound to accept the highest, or indeed, any offer. These particulars, whilst believed to be correct do not and cannot form part of any contract. The measurements have been taken using a sonic tape measure and therefore are for guidance only

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