Highland flood risk areas

August 7, 2011 · Filed Under Development, Inverness, Property 

Thanks to Cathy Stafford at the APT for highlighting a response from SEPA (Scottish Environment Protection Agency): Flooding in Scotland: A Consultation on Potentially Vulnerable Areas and Local Plan Districts 3. Are there areas NOT identified as Potentially Vulnerable Areas following this assessment that you believe should be designated as at significant risk of flooding […]

Leys Castle for sale

September 15, 2010 · Filed Under Property 

A new property on the market in Inverness this week – Leys Castle, taking up the high ground just south of Milton of Leys at Inverness. Boasting a mere 12 bedrooms, a similar number of cottages, and 3,145 acres, it comes with a price tag of just £7 million. If you’re that way inclined. I’m […]

Nairn Property on Google Maps

June 17, 2010 · Filed Under Nairn, Property 

This week Google pushed on delivering property search on Google Maps, bringing together a number of vendors – see for yourself: Nairn Property on Google Maps It looks as though Google has been remarkably thorough in bringing together many different sources – however, they don’t have the inventory from HSPC which is probably the most […]

Nairn property prices: flats very over-priced

September 8, 2009 · Filed Under Nairn, Property 

I posted a while back that Nairn property was relative cheap by comparison to other areas in the region. However, I had mainly been looking at the higher end of the property market, ie, detached homes. Now that I’ve been looking at the price of flats in Nairn, it is obvious that these are woefully […]

Nairn property still relatively cheap

July 14, 2009 · Filed Under Nairn, Property 

The Gurn draws attention to a study by the RBS that lists Nairn as the third most expensive seaside town to live in Scotland. I just wanted to try and dispel the myth that Nairn is particularly expensive to live. Comparing Nairn House Prices I keep a regular eye on the Highland property market – […]

Another big house for sale

June 7, 2009 · Filed Under Nairn, Property 

Another big villa behind Sandown land is up for sale – it’s another big price as well, going for offers around £895,000: Alltan Donn House, Altonburn Road, Nairn, Highland, IV12 5NB Seems a little over-priced, but it’ll be interesting to see whether it has to come down as other properties have done so recently. While […]

Another Tradespark property for sale

April 2, 2009 · Filed Under Nairn, Property 

Another big detached home in the Tradespark area is now up for sale on Rightmove: Willowvale While it’s listed with a guide price of £650,000, it’ll be interesting to see how long this lasts. Another big Tradespark property, Edenglass, was originally marketed at offers over £550,000 last year, but has since been reduced to offers […]

Kilnhill Woods development: pros and cons

October 6, 2008 · Filed Under Nairn, Property 

The BBC reports that the Forestry Commission’s plan for a small eco-living project in Kilnhill Woods has been withdrawn, subject to further unscheduled amendments. A previous BBC report highlighted local objections because it will develop “a community of a certain way of thinking”. There are also concerns raised on the impact on wildlife. The Gurn […]