Reference: 32884072

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20 Achneiskich, Bettyhill, Thurso KW14 7SG

Thurso, Sutherland, United Kingdom

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Property Description

A combination of 3 plots of land totaling 4 acres (approx) on the edge of village of Bettyhill on the north coast of Sutherland. Split over three areas the croft has a mixture of pastureland, woodland and natural wild species plants. A stone built bothy is located in area 3 close to the road and could become a dwelling with the appropriate planning consents.
This area of Scotland is known for its beauty and wildness along with the opportunities for outdoor activities.


Situated just on the edge of the village of Bettyhill a stones throw from the rugged north coast and nearby sandy beaches at Farr Bay and Torrisdale, 20 Achneiskich is easily accessed by single-track public road.
The popular NC500 route runs through the village of Bettyhill which lies on the A836 road, 32 miles west of Thurso and 12 miles from Tongue.
From the A836, take the Bettyhill General Stores junction signposted for the Police Station and Service Point, continue past the Police Station and Store Cafe, turn left immediately after, signposted Achneiskich and where the road forks follow the road to the right. The first field on the left with outbuilding is Area 3, Area 2 is directly across the road on your right.

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Area 1 0.49 acres (Approx) An area of land with woodland and natural habitat
Area 2 2.3 acres (Approx) A good arable field with natural habitat around the boundary
Area 3 1.4 acres (Approx) A good arable field with a stone bothy


Approximately 40-50m above sea level, areas 2 & 3 are pasture land. well drained, and relatively well sheltered by surrounding vegetation and natural landforms on a gentle slope. Area 1, the smallest area, sits at the foot of a slope with natural woods and habitat commonly found in this area.


20 Achneskeich is part of the crofting community at Bettyhill and is (approx) 4.1 acres total. It is Owner Occupied and has a bothy on area 3 that could be converted to a dwelling with appropriate planning consents. The land is still in crofting tenure and therefore may be able to access crofting grants.

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Property Features

  • Rural Location
  • 4 Acres of Land
  • Owner Occupied
  • Stone Bothy on Site