Nigg House, Nigg. An old Laird's House in an area known for its sandy beaches and rugged mountains, with dramatic views over the Cromarty Firth. 7 beds, 2 bath, 3 receps, study, kitchen, gym and sauna, 2.5 acres. pounds 175,000. Knight Frank 0131 225 8171.
Drumblair Lodge, Forgue, by Huntly. A "B"-listed house dating back to 1780 and set within its own wooded grounds. 5 beds, 2 bath, 3 receps, nursery, gun room, kitchen, scullery, laundry, outbuildings, 3.2 acres. pounds 200,000. Savills 01356 622187.
Altchroskie, Enochdhu, Kirkmichael. A stone house overlooking the River Ardle in one of the prettiest glens in Perthshire. 7 beds, 2 bath, 1 recep, sun room, study, kitchen, cloakroom, playroom, utility room, garage, 2.25 acres. pounds 185,000. Bidwells 01738 630666.
Braevallich House, Loch Awe-side. A timber-clad house on the banks of Loch Awe, Britain largest freshwater loch, offering excellent brown trout fishing with occasional salmon and sea trout. 4 beds, 2 bath, 3 receps, kitchen, 2 cloak-rooms, 2-bed cottage, garage, jetty and slipway, 2 moorings, paddock, fishing rights, 10.15 acres. pounds 185,000. Langley-Taylor 0131 220 0576.
Eastferry, Dunkeld. A stone house on the banks of the River Tay with lovely views to Birnam Hill. 4 beds, 2 bath, 3 receps, study, kitchen, utility room, cloakroom, nursery wing with 2 beds, separate 1-bed flat, terraced garden, 4.5 acres. pounds 335,000. Strutt & Parker 0131 226 2500.
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