Rattray Head Lighthouse Compound

Guide Prices from £79,000 · Lighthouse · For Sale

LATEST LIGHTHOUSE BUILDINGS’ SALE

Rattray Head Main Lighthouse Keepers' Former Dwellings

Rattray Head Lighthouse Keepers’ Dwellings For Sale

Photo Above: THREE Houses Within The LEFT hand Building

Or Detached 5 Bedroom House On The Right (Conversion To Semi-Detached Possible STP)

Guide Prices: £79,000 – £126,500 – £249,500.

Rattray Head Lighthouse

Rattray Head Lighthouse (Not For Sale) – But Magnificent Beach Walks Included

Rattray Head Block of Three Former Lighthouse Keepers' Dwellings

Rattray Head Lighthouse Keepers’ Dwellings For Sale

Photo Above: THREE Houses Within This Building:

Each Varying In Size, With 2 Bedrooms

Starting Guide Price: £79,000.

We have just received a very nice email from the owners of the Rattray Head Lighthouse Compound advising that they are putting their lighthouse buildings up for sale. Originally these were formatted as FIVE lighthouse keepers’ dwellings for the nearby lighthouse [tower not included in sale]. Currently the lighthouse buildings at Rattray Head are being utilised as a bed and breakfast with home attached. The price guide for the WHOLE lighthouse compound is £490,000. But we have a way to help fellow lighthouse dwellers reduce that high entry level to a much more affordable starting level of £79,000 for a 2 bedroom lighthouse keeper’s house.

Sharing our own experience – of purchasing Ailsa Craig Lighthouse & Strathy Lighthouse Compounds, it is often difficult to move a commercial entity of the size, price and nature that the WHOLE Rattray Lighthouse Compound presents. In an effort to manage a successful outcome for all, we are endeavouring to put together a group of friends, colleagues and like minded lighthouse dwelling folk to purchase INDIVIDUAL properties, which the solicitors will distil from the main title. This means that a much larger pool of folk can bid, and at bite-sized purchase levels for single dwellings that are not as high as the figure sought for the whole lighthouse compound. The likely price guides with this initiative are:-

A] One of the THREE Assistant Lighthouse Keepers’ Dwellings starting at £79,000.

B] The Main House: Formerly the Principal Lighthouse Keeper’s House WITH the Depute Lighthouse Keeper’s House currently formatted as ONE 5 Bedroom Dwelling: £249,500.

ALTERNATIVELY:-

C] Subject to planning permission and building works to revert the Main House to it’s former 2 x Semi-Detached format – each at £126,500.

Rattray Head MAIN

Photo Above: Rattray Head Lighthouse Compound (Top Left of Picture)

Rattray Head - Former Principal and Depute Lighthouse Keepers' Houses For Sale

Main House: Formerly The Principal & Depute Lighthouse Keepers’ Houses

Guided at £249,500 “as is” for the whole 5 bedroom building. Or, subject to planning permission, reversion to 2 x semi-detached houses at £126,500 each.

For further details on how a coordinated purchase grouping is progressed, please get in touch:

Rattray 4

Rattray Head Lighthouse Keepers’ Compound

Photo Above: Owner’s Collection

Rattray Head Lighthouse Compound & Tower In The Distance2

Rattray Head Lighthouse Compound & Tower In The Distance

Photo Above: Owner’s Collection

These are a very new set of lighthouse buildings for sale. The owner is in the process of sending more photographs and details across, and these will be posted here soon so please check back regularly.

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Rattray Head Martyn Gorman RSZ

Rattray Head Lighthouse Tower (c) 2015 Martyn Gorman

This LIGHTHOUSE TOWER is NOT Included In This Sale

The above photograph is the offshore lighthouse tower at Rattray Head. The onshore former lighthouse keepers’ dwellings are now run as a wonderful Hostel by Rob & Val Keeble.

This is almost unique amongst the unique. A very cost effective way of visiting and staying at a former lighthouse keeper’s dwelling.

AIRPORT CONNECTIVITY

Rattray Head Lighthouse Keepers’ Houses are at a beautiful 11 mile beach with sand dunes and turquoise sea, making it appear fairly remote. But it is only 42 miles [59 minutes] from…

Aberdeen International Airport – Click Here

With flights to and from:- Heathrow; Gatwick; London City; Manchester; Bristol; Norwich; Birmingham; East Midlands; Humberside; Newcastle; Durham Tees; Leeds Bradford. Plus International worldwide connections via Aberdeen Airport-Amsterdam Schiphol Airport Hub.

So Rattray Head Lighthouse Keepers’ Cottages have an ideal situation. A splendid location, and good national/international connectivity.

Rattray Head Assistant Lighthouse Keepers' Houses RSZ

Rattray Head Lighthouse Keepers’ Houses (c) Bartolomeo Gorgoglio

Other information: www.hostel-scotland.co.uk-rattray-head

Rattray Head Lighthouse Station Hostel

Prior to being placed for sale in May 2015, this lighthouse compound has been operated as a B&B plus hostel accommodation. A place to rest and relax among huge dunes and 11 mile beach. This former lighthouse shore station is the most easterly part of mainland Scotland opposite the northern tip of Denmark. This is one of the driest, sunniest areas of Scotland and many hours can be spent exploring the shipwrecks and village and chapel ruins.

The main accommodation block was built of granite in 1892.

Situated by the North Sea Trail footpath and the Aberdeenshire Coastal Trail which follow the North Sea coastline. The North Sea Cycle Route (Sustrans Route 1) is only 17 miles away where it passes through this historic area full of stone circles, castle ruins and golf courses.

Location: Lighthouse Cottages, Rattray Head, Rattray, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire. AB42 3HA.

Guide: Either £490,000 For The WHOLE Compound of 5 Former Dwellings, or

A] One of the THREE Assistant Lighthouse Keepers’ Dwellings starting at £79,000.

B] The Main House: Formerly the Principal Lighthouse Keeper’s House WITH the Depute Lighthouse Keeper’s House currently formatted as ONE 5 Bedroom Dwelling: £249,500.

ALTERNATIVELY:-

C] Subject to planning permission and building works to revert the Main House to it’s former 2 x Semi-Detached format – each at £126,500.

 

Rattray 1

Rattray Head Lighthouse Keepers’ Compound

Photo Above: Owner’s Collection

Location

Peterhead AB42 3HA, United Kingdom

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