30 Howburn Road, Thurso, Caithness, KW14 7ND

Guide Price* : £50,000

Upon Instructions of

  • Heritable 4 bedroom semi-detached house
  • Requiring some upgrading
  • Vacant possession
  • This Lot will not be sold prior to the auction


The completion period will be extended to 30 business days and not as stated in the contract.


The property comprises a two storey four bedroom semi detached house that benefits from gas central heating (not tested) and uPVC double glazed windows and doors. To the rear is a fully enclosed garden laid mainly to lawn.

The property is situated along Howburn Road to the west of the town centre.


Summary: Four bedroom semi-detached house in a popular residential area
Miles: Castletown 6 miles, John O'Groats 20 miles, Inverness 110 miles, Edinburgh 266 miles
Roads: A836, A9, B874
Rail: Thurso
Air: Edinburgh, Inverness



Planning Authority

Highland Council (01349 886608) www.highland.gov.uk

Legal Pack

Please click on the relevant link to register and download the legal pack. A buyer's premium will be payable upon completion and further details of this can be found within the legal documentation.

Bidder Registration

In order to bid you will be required to provide proof of identification, proof of address and source of funds before being authorised to bid.

We will also take a hold on funds from your debit or credit card of £5,000 before you can bid.

Please see our Online Bidding and Registration Guide for further information, but note that as soon as you enter your debit or credit card details, the hold on funds will be taken and this amount will be "reserved" from your card for this potential transaction. The amount will be deducted from the balance of your bank account.

We recommend you enter your debit or credit card from 7 days before the auction date, to avoid the £5,000 payment being processed and the funds being "reserved" and held by our Sagepay provider unnecessarily.

It is the cardholder's responsibility to ensure that they have adequate funds in their bank account so that the initial hold on funds can be taken and reserved by our Company so that this does not impact on their immediate banking responsibilities. We will not be held responsible for any financial penalties that may arise once a hold on funds has taken place. Please contact the auction team for further information if required.

Registration for bidding will close at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, 5 June 2018, after which we cannot guarantee giving you permission to bid at the auction.


A Glossary of some common auction terms and an explanation around them to assist you with your purchase can be found here.


The Seller has not elected to charge VAT

Energy Performance Certificate

See website


Address Floor Use Accommodation
30 Howburn Road Ground Residential Lounge, kitchen, WC
First Four bedrooms and family bathroom


Vendor's solicitor

Morton Fraser LLP
Fiona Hogg
0131 2471343

Joint auctioneers

Young Robertson & Co. Jane Mackay
01847 893247

* Generally speaking Guide Prices are provided as an indication of each seller's minimum expectation, i.e. 'The Reserve'. They are not necessarily figures which a property will sell for and may change at any time prior to the auction. Virtually every property will be offered subject to a Reserve (a figure below which the Auctioneer cannot sell the property during the auction) which we expect will be set within the Guide Range or no more than 10% above a single figure Guide.

Administration Fee The successful purchaser will be required to pay the auctioneers administration fee of £1,200 inclusive of VAT on purchases of £20,000 and above and £360 inclusive of VAT for purchases below £20,000. Other additional costs/fees may apply - Click here.

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The successful purchaser will be required to pay the auctioneers administration fee of £1,200 inclusive of VAT on purchases of £20,000 and above and £360 inclusive of VAT for purchases below £20,000. Other additional costs/fees may apply - Click here.

Joint Agent

Jane Mackay
01847 893247

Office Contact

020 7198 2284


Vendors Solicitor

Fiona Hogg
0131 2471343

Agreement Documents

Subject to Contract and Exclusive of VAT © Lambert Smith Hampton December 2023

Disclaimer: Lambert Smith Hampton Group Limited and its subsidiaries, including 574, and their joint agents if any (“LSH”) for themselves and for the seller or landlord of the property whose agents they are give notice that: (i) These particulars are given and any statement about the property is made without responsibility on the part of LSH or the seller or landlord and do not constitute the whole or any part of an offer or contract. (ii) Any description, dimension, distance or area given or any reference made to condition, working order or availability of services or facilities, fixtures or fittings, any guarantee or warrantee or statutory or any other permission, approval or reference to suitability for use or occupation, photograph, plan, drawing, aspect or financial or investment information or tenancy and title details or any other information set out in these particulars or otherwise provided shall not be relied on as statements or representations of fact or at all and any prospective buyer or tenant must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the accuracy of all information or suitability of the property. (iii) No employee of LSH has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty arising from these particulars or otherwise or enter into any contract whatsoever in relation to the property in respect of any prospective purchase or letting including in respect of any re-sale potential or value or at all. (iv) Price or rent may be subject to VAT and any prospective buyer or tenant must satisfy themselves concerning the correct VAT position. (v) Except in respect of death or personal injury caused by the negligence of LSH or its employees or agents, LSH will not be liable, whether in negligence or otherwise howsoever, for any loss arising from the use of these particulars or any information provided in respect of the property save to the extent that any statement or information has been made or given fraudulently by LSH. (vi) In the case of new development or refurbishment prospective buyers or tenants should not rely on any artists’ impressions or architects’ drawings or specification or scope of works or amenities, infrastructure or services or information concerning views, character or appearance and timing concerning availability or occupation and prospective buyers or tenants must take legal advice to ensure that any expectations they may have are provided for direct with the seller or landlord and LSH shall have no liability whatsoever concerning any variation or discrepancy in connection with such matters.