£265,000 Fixed Price

Firhill, Alness, Easter Ross and Black Isle, IV17 0RX

9 bedroom detached house for sale

Property Details

John Ogilvie House is a “mixed use property“, part residential, part commercial and is therefore exempt from having a home report. It's use for the last 15 years has been a self contained housekeepers dwelling and a 7 bedroom HMO. As a HMO licence is on transferrable the property is not being sold as a going concern and no accounts for the business are available.

It has had all necessary planning/building consents to operate as B&B but could easily be returned to a family home with annexe, and complies with fire regulations, has a L2D alarm system which is serviced regularly. Also the property is protected by CCTV


Alness has easy access to the A9 for travelling North or South on the North Coast 500 scenic drive around the North Highlands. The Highland Capital, Inverness, is approx. 20 miles to the South where all major transport links can be found. Inverness airport has regular links to several British airports including Heathrow and Gatwick.


EPC—Band D (59)


John Ogilvie House was built around the mid 1970's and offers a self-contained ground floor property which has 2 bedrooms with an open plan kitchen/living room and a bathroom. The main property currently has 4 bedrooms, kitchen, shower room and utility room, on the ground floor with a further 3 bedrooms, 2 of which are en-suite. There is also a WC. All the furniture and appliances within the HMO are included.


The property is situated on it's own spacious garden grounds which could, subject to planning permission, be a possible development opportunity. There is a driveway and off street parking for several vehicles.


John Ogilvie House would lend itself to uses for other types of accommodation led businesses, i.e. B&B or self catering. The property would require to be altered, or it would also make a very spacious family home with large garden.


Entry to the annexe, currently Managers apartment is via ramp access.



There is a porch which leads to the vestibule and into the inner hall. There are 2 bedrooms, bathroom and an open plan kitchen/living room. There is a door which leads in to the HMO accommodation.




Carpeted. Alarm system. Door to:-



Access to all ground floor rooms. Two radiators. Carpeted. Under stairs storage cupboard.



Carpeted. Window to the front of the property. Radiator.



12'11” x 12'10” (3.93m x 3.93m) approx.

Carpeted. Radiator.



11'4” x 9'5” (3.45m x 2.87m) approx.

Radiator. Carpeted.



9'5” x 5'8” (2.87m x 1.74m) approx.

White WC and wash hand basin. Corner shower cubicle. Heated towel rail. Radiator. Vinyl floor covering.



12'9” x 8'9” (3.89m x 2.68m) approx.

Carpeted. Radiator



11'8” x 10'7” (3.56m x 3.23m) approx.

Fitted units. Tiled above work tops. Radiator. Vinyl floor covering.



9'10” x 9'5” (2.99m x 2.88m) approx.

Plumbed for a washing machine. Vinyl floor covering. Rear door out.


Head back through to the hallway and up the stairs to the :-



18' x 13'7” at widest point (5.51m x 4.15m) approx.

Radiator. Velux window. Carpeted. Access to 3 further rooms and WC



Carpeted. Radiator. With en-suite shower room.



18'7” x 16'3” (5.68m x 4.96m) approx.

Kitchenette. Velux window. Part carpeted/part vinyl. Radiator.


Corner shower cubicle. Heated towel rail. Vinyl floor covering. Extractor fan.



10'11” x 8'5” (3.33m x 2.57m) approx.

Velux window. Radiator. Wash hand basin. Carpeted.



The building has it's own driveway and off street parking for several vehicles. To the rear there are spacious garden grounds extending to approximately 0.5 an acre, offering the potential for development, subject to planning permission. There is a garage and garden shed.



The property benefits from oil central heating and is fully double glazed. Mains water, drainage and electricity.



Fixed price £265,000



Any entry date will be considered.



Currently a band G



By arrangement with the selling agents only.





This house description is based upon information supplied by the owner, or on behalf of the owner. These property particulars are produced in good faith and do not constitute or form part of any contract. s1homes do not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information contained in this document.

If a property value displays '0', don't worry it just means no properties have been sold in that area during that time.

Source acknowledgement: Contains data compiled by Registers of Scotland. For further information, please contact data@ros.gov.uk.

Registers of Scotland is a government body responsible for compiling and maintaining property registers. There can be a delay of up to 3 months from when a property is sold to being recorded with Registers of Scotland. We provide house price data for your information only, we do not accept any liability for any errors.

If you have noticed any incorrect information, please contact info@s1now.com.

Property value

Share this property

Property History

  • Property added on 13 December 2022
  • New price Fixed Price £265,000 as of 9 March 2023
    Was: Offers Around £295,000
  • 2,144 Viewed this page
  • 0 People currently watching

Selling your home?

We can help. Get a free valuation from a trusted Scottish agent today.