Based on the advertised rental prices for properties to rent by Your Move Dingwall in the last 12 months from today's date.
Why live in Dingwall
Dingwall is a town with a long and rich history dating back to beyond the times when it was a Norse settlement. Sitting at the head of the Cromarty Firth, Dingwall was made a Royal Burgh in 1226. The town and surrounding area is steeped in history, offering visitors the opportunity to enjoy many rich experiences when spending time in this outstanding part of the Scottish Highlands.
Dingwall is the county town of Ross-shire and has been a centre for trade, administration and justice since Norse times and to this day continues to be at the centre of county activity. Served by excellent transport links and easy to reach by road, rail, bus or bike, there has never been a better time to come and visit. The town offers a wide range of shops and supermarkets, professional and banking services. All the surrounding villages offer day to day facilities of at least a grocery store. areas provide ample primary schools and secondary schools spread across the towns and villages as well as the University of the Highlands and Islands.
The area is known for its natural beauty and accessible coastline. One of the many attractions are the large number of golf courses. The area welcomes hill walkers and mountain climbers as well as those seeking peace and quiet to write and paint. Fishing and sailing from the many active harbours also draw many to the area as well as many equestrian facilities. There are many villages and towns in our area that have their own individual charm. The most popular being the villages of Black Isle and the villages on the west coast that fall on the famous NC500 route.
Our buyers come from all over the UK and further afield to take advantage of the Highland way of life. Many people relocate to the Highlands for work and where better to work than the Highlands of Scotland. They are drawn by the natural beauty and community spirit throughout the Highlands.
With an average house price of £177,000, at Your Move estate agents Dingwall, we have a wide range of properties from rural holiday homes to one bedroom flats. From modern spacious homes to period properties by the sea, our local market has been very buoyant all year. We have experienced an increase in the buy to let market taking advantage of the growing letting demand.
Outside of the town in to the smaller villages and towns you will find a mix of traditional terraced housing and croft cottages but over the years more modern developers have changed the landscape. Some of the major developers have brought their popular designs and made modern estates of affordable housing offering bungalows, flats and houses.
Restaurants and shopping
There is a mix of shopping in the centre with the high street chains such as New Look, The original Factory shop, Poundstretcher and Tesco whilst also showcasing local and independent traders with more traditional and bespoke shops. A visit to the North Highlands is certain to tempt your taste buds, and you'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to places to eat across the county.
Whether it's dining out at a delicious restaurant, calling into a cosy pub for a hearty lunch, or relaxing in a quaint cafe or tearoom, it's all on the menu. Indulge in afternoon tea in a range of unique settings, or find local produce at farm shops and regular farmers' markets.
If a dram sounds good then this is the right area for you. With a range of distilleries providing the locally famous quality whiskey and gin alike from Dalmore in Invergordon to the Glen Wyvis in Dingwall, there are a many tipples to try.