The Manse, High Street, Avoch, IV9 8PT

Key Details

Reception Rooms:






Energy Efficiency:


Council Tax:

Band E




Vestibule, Hallway, Dining Room, Lounge, Family Room, Rear Hallway, Cloak Room, Kitchen, 4 Bedrooms and Bathroom.


Traditional stone built C Listed four bedroom detached villa, full of character and charm, situated in the peaceful harbour village of Avoch in the Highlands of Scotland. The property retains many of the original features to include shell tympanum above the front door, cornicing, deep skirtings, original staircase and bannister. The home requires renovating.

General Information

Avoch is on the south-east coast of the Black Isle, offering attractive views over Avoch Bay and the Moray Firth, which can be seen from two of the bedrooms upstairs. The village sits on the A832, just off the A9 and is an ideal location to enjoy the great outdoors. Dolphin watching cruises on the Moray Firth are especially popular.

The village has various amenities including shops, hotel, church and primary school. Secondary schooling is available at Fortrose Academy which is approximately 2 miles from Avoch.
The City of Inverness is approximately 12 miles from the village where an extensive range of retail, leisure and business facilities can be found. Inverness Airport offers national and international flights.

Viewing highly recommended.


Storm doors opening into vestibule. Tiled floor. Glazed door opening into hallway

Spacious hallway with doors to the lounge, dining room, family room, rear hallway and staircase to first floor. Dado rail. Carpet.

Dining room 4.57m x 4.28m (15' x 14')
Double aspect to front and side. Alcove with shelves. Tiled fireplace with wood burner. Cornicing. Deep skirtings. Chandalier. Carpet.

Lounge 4.31m x 4.59m (14' x 15')
Window to front. Alcove with cupboard and alcove with shelves. Tiled fireplace. Cornicing. Deep skirtings. Carpet.

Family room 4.3m x 3.6m (14' x 11'9")
Window to side. Built-in book case. Cornicing. Carpet.

Rear hallway 1.59m x 2.47m (5'2" x 8'1")
Doors to cloak room and kitchen. Door to rear garden. Coat hooks. Smoke alarm. Vinyl flooring.

Cloak room 0.99m x 1.28m (3'3" x 4'2")
Opaque window with shelf to rear. White WC and wash hand basin. Spotlights. Towel ring. Vinyl flooring.

Kitchen 4.6m x 3.6m (15'2" x 11'9")
Window to rear. Wall and base units with worktop and tiling. Cupboard housing water tank. Stainless steel sink with left hand drainer. Bosch dishwasher. Electric cooker. Pantry. Pulley. Strip light. Vinyl flooring.

First floor:-
Staircase with dado rail leading to half landing and door to bathroom.

Bathroom 2.41m x 2.11m (7'9" x 6'9"`)
Opaque window to rear. White WC, wash hand basin and bath with Triton electric shower above. Shower curtail rail. Wall mirrors and cabinet. Wall heater. Tiling around wash hand basin and WC. Storage cupboard with shelves. Carpet.

First floor landing
Velux window. Hatch to roof space. Carpet.

Master bedroom 6.9m x 4.62m (22'5" x 15'5")
Double aspect to front and rear. Walk in cupboard with access to eaves. Coombed ceiling. Carpet.

Bedroom 2 3.8m x 2.46m (10'7" x 8.0")
Window to front. Coombed ceiling. Carpet.

Bedroom 3 4.57m x 2.88m (15' x 9'4")
Window to front. Coombed ceiling. Carpet.

Bedroom 4 4.58m x 2.89m (15'0" x 9'4")
Window to rear. Wall mirror. Coombed ceiling. Carpet.

All fitted floor coverings, curtains, blinds, dishwasher and cooker are included in the sale price.

Heating and Glazing
Electric heaters and double glazing.

Mains electricity, water and drainage.

Council Tax Band E

EPC Rating F

By mutual agreement.



There is a detached garage to the side of the property with power and light. There is parking for a couple of cars in the driveway outside the garage.
There are two stone built sheds to the rear of the property, one with power and light.
There is a polytunnel at the top of the rear garden.

Garden ground
The property is bounded by a stone wall with steps leading up to a path to the front door. The front garden is laid to lawn with shrubs and trees. There are paths at both sides of the property leading to the rear garden.
The rear garden has steps leading up to the drying green and polytunnel.

Council Tax

Understood to currently be Band E. Prospective purchasers should however contact The Highland Council directly for confirmation. Details of Council Tax rates can be found on The Highland Council website.

Energy Performance

Energy Efficiency Rating: F

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Susan Breen was excellent returning my calls promptly and provided clear concise clarifications, the latter greatly assisted us liaising between our English solicitor dealing with our sale in Bristol and the purchase in Scotland. This all contributed to a seamless completion day and date of entry.