Beachview Cottages - Lot 1

13 Northton, Northton, Isle Of Harris, HS3 3JA

Offers Over £385,000

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  • LOT 1
  • 13 Northton, Suzan’s House.
  • A comfortable, decrofted main house with extension.
  • 16 m x 5 m shed.
  • Freehold land of about 1759m2.

13 Northton is in Northton, a crofting township set on the beautiful west coast of Harris in the Outer Hebrides. The island of Lewis and Harris is the largest island in Scotland and with diverse landscapes, a fascinating history and a strong cultural heritage, is the ultimate get away from it all destination.Northton is scattered along the side road off the spinal route A859, that leads to a beautiful headland of white sandy Northton beaches, fertile machair, coastal walks and a historic ruined chapel. The village of Northon has the Temple cafe and the popular food shack Croft 36, while nearby Leverburgh has a community shop and primary school and also the ferry terminal to the Isle of Uists. Tarbert has a secondary school with free transport, and the Harris sports centre with a swimming pool and the ferry terminal to the Isle of Skye. Stornoway, about a 1.5 hours’ drive away, has Lews Castle College, University of the Highlands and Islands and a wider range of shops and facilities along with its airport and ferry terminal to Ullapool and mainland Scotland.The coastline is dotted with beaches ranging in size from the small to the 3 miles wide Luskentyre and Scarista beaches, all with stunning views over clear blue seas to the neighbouring islands of the Outer Hebrides. Walks to the beaches are along the paths and tracks that crisscross the machair, the fertile low-lying ground along the coast which is abundant with wildflowers and birdlife, including golden and white tailed eagles which are regularly sighted in the area.13 NORTHTONThe original croft house at 13 Northton has been sympathetically upgraded and modernised to create a comfortable, well-appointed property. Currently used as owners’ accommodation, the house has the potential to be included in the letting portfolio, while the ground floor bedroom and shower room could be offered as a self-contained annexe.The accommodation comprises -Ground Floor: Sitting Room (currently .used as a studio). In the extension, Dining Room/Garden Room. Kitchen. Bedroom. Shower Room.First Floor: Two Bedrooms. Small modern Bathroom with Jacuzzi bath. Study/Single Bedroom (currently a laundry room).Sheltered gardens lie to the front and rear of the house and within the grounds is a 16m x 5m corrugated shed. As for its massive founds, the shed/workshop can easily be replaced for a new build.