A shepherd’s cottage with no electricity on the scenic North Coast 500 route has gone on the market for a quarter of a million pounds.
The tiny two-bedroom house in Drumrunie in the Highlands is surrounded by some of the most dramatic and beautiful landscapes in Scotland with rugged mountains stretching into the distance.
It also neighbours the River Runie, and is directly off the A835 – the famed NC500 route.
The offgrid retreat needs a full renovation and has no electricity, as well as nearly six acres of land with stunning wildlife including rare and protected species.
Claire Macdonald of Galbraith, who is handling the sale, said: “Shepherd’s Cottage is a traditional Highland cottage in a beautiful location.
“The property requires full renovation and offers the opportunity, subject to the necessary consents, to upgrade into a modern country home or potentially to rebuild entirely.
“Given the beauty of the setting and its prime location on the route of the NC500, there is clear potential to develop a tourism business or simply to create your own private sanctuary in one of Scotland’s most celebrated settings.”
The plot extends to about 14.68 acres, comprising primarily rough grazing land with some naturally regenerating woodland, and is gently undulating with some rocky outcrops.
It also has a timber barn and a traditional stone barn with tin roof.