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For Sale By Auction | 14:00, 24 September 2020

, Graham House, Dornie, Kyle, Highland, IV40 8AP

*Guide | £500,000 (plus fees)

  • Residential Development
  • Tenure: Freehold

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Auction Date

Thu 24/09/2020

Auction Time


Auction Venue

Radisson Red, 25 Tunnel Street, Glasgow, G3 8HL

Redevelopment project

Graham House is a substantial property with a net internal area of 698m2, set within the idyllic village of Dornie on the West Coast of Scotland. This former nursing home has been intelligently developed to now bring it into use as a mixed function residential and business site. The subjects have been extensively refurbished by the new owners, who have invested heavily in this project, with a significant proportion of the work already completed but with some areas requiring additional work to conclude matters. Work and refurbishment has been finished to a high standard and this is evidenced by the attention to detail including; electrical installation work, newly insulated plasterboard, vaulted ceilings, recessed spots and pendant light fittings, laminate floors etc. The majority of the roofs have been replaced, as have most windows and doors with PVC double glazed windows and doors. Heating has been installed utilising an air source heat pump system. The commercial aspects of this building can be summarised as 5 office units which can be utilised as letting units or for a range of other practical purposes. 3 offices are configured to an open plan layout making one large area offering an adaptable space. These offices are supported by excellent service areas and storage. The wing where the offices are located is nearing completion. The offices can accommodate up to 16 individuals. The central aspects of the property offer an expansive space where new owners could operate a range of trading activities including a cafe, retail units or display units. Off this area is a range of rooms which could be developed to further utility functions. The current owners have not developed these aspects of the building thus allowing new owners the scope to transform this area to meet their tastes. 2 letting units (1 bedroom and a 2 bedroom unit) which could be used as income earning potential or as staff/extended family accommodation. The residential aspects comprise of a 3 bedroom family home plus an annex which could be used either as extended accommodation or letting accommodation. This flexible space would ideally suit an extended family. Externally there are mature gardens, with the house centrally located on the plot and ample tarmac parking space, which could be utilised for both residential and commercial use. The house would be perfect for those who want to have an income while enjoying living in one of the most beautiful, peaceful and romantic places on earth.



Development opportunity

Offers joint commercial and residential use or development

Valued at £860,000

Grounds extend to 1.4 acres

Net internal area of 698m2

Excellent support area

Commercial use class orders A1, A3 and C1


The village of Dornie is situated close to Kyle of Lochalsh and the Skye Bridge. Kyle has an excellent range of shops, catering establishments, facilities for visitors and services for the local population. The area is renowned as a tourist destination and is widely recognised as one of the most attractive holiday venues in the UK. Within the village of Dornie is the famous Eilean Donan Castle. As one of the most iconic images of Scotland, Eilean Donan is recognised all over the world. Situated on an island at the point where three great sea lochs meet, surrounded by majestic scenery, it is now one of the most visited and important attractions in the Scottish Highlands. Dornie has two hotels, a small shop, a bakery, a pub and a post office The property lies a short distance to the south of the village centre, with views over the castle and water and is accessed easily from the A87.

Local Authority

Highland Council

Additional Fees

Administration Charge - Purchasers will be required to pay an auction fee of 1% of the purchase price subject to a minimum of £3,000 inc VAT unless otherwise stated

Disbursements - Please see the legal pack for any disbursements listed that may become payable by the purchaser on completion.