Relocating your life to Caithness and Sutherland will enable you to experience a balance between work and your lifestyle, offering you and your family the opportunity to apply a fresh approach. We relish the prospect of new residents joining our community, appreciating the outdoor, adventurous lifestyle we possess.

With a population of 234,110 (figure from 2015), the North Highlands is not as small as you may think. Equally, the average house price is around a third of the price in comparison to Scotland’s capital – Edinburgh.

Figures below illustrate the average price of housing in various regions throughout the North Highlands:

Areas of the North Highlands Average Housing Figures (£)
Brora 129,143
Helmsdale 111,509
Thurso 101,979
Wick 99,385


Local Property & Letting Agents:

Pollards Estate & Letting Agents

Georgesons Estate Agents

Robertson Young & Co

Drever & Heddle


We understand that it might not always be possible to apply for a mortgage, below we have listed alternative means of housing in the North Highlands:

Social & Affordable Housing:

Pentland Housing Association

Cairns Housing Association

Key Housing

Kirk Care Housing Association


Private rent:

Caithness Business


Prime Location


Available Land:

Plots of land are available all throughout the North Highlands at a range of prices to suit all budgets. Some plots come with property & some have the opportunity for new build.


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