House of the Northern Gate

House of the Northern Gate

Original features in the house

Original features in the house

Sunset, from House of the Northern Gate

Sunset, from House of the Northern Gate

Peedie Sands, Dunnet Estate

Peedie Sands, Dunnet Estate

The house and bay beyond (pre-renovation)

The house and bay beyond (pre-renovation)

Royal Family arriving to visit the house in the 1950's

Royal Family arriving to visit the house in the 1950's

Peedie Sands, Dunnet Estate

Peedie Sands, Dunnet Estate

Dwarwick House as built

Dwarwick House as built

The house in the snow

The house in the snow

Scaffolding to replace the harling

Scaffolding to replace the harling

Traditional harling has many layers and is very insulating

Traditional harling has many layers and is very insulating

Queen Mother and the Vyners of House of the Northern Gate

Queen Mother and the Vyners of House of the Northern Gate

Scottish Baronial features

Scottish Baronial features

Solar panels to power the house

Solar panels to power the house

A wedding photo shoot at the house

A wedding photo shoot at the house

Model of House of the Northern Gate

Model of House of the Northern Gate

Renovating the turrets

Renovating the turrets

Renovating the dining room

Renovating the dining room

Royal family disembarking at Dwarwick Pier

Royal family disembarking at Dwarwick Pier

Pre-renovation view from the window

Pre-renovation view from the window

The house before renovation

The house before renovation

Looking across Dunnet Bay to the house

Looking across Dunnet Bay to the house

A hidden message under the floorboards

A hidden message under the floorboards

Entrance pre-renovation

Entrance pre-renovation

Moss on the estate is quite fascinating

Moss on the estate is quite fascinating

Dunnet Head lighthouse and the Orkney's

Dunnet Head lighthouse and the Orkney's

Loch, Dunnet Estate

Loch, Dunnet Estate

Orkneys, from the Dunnet Estate

Orkneys, from the Dunnet Estate

Surfing in Dunnet Bay

Surfing in Dunnet Bay

View of Dunnet Bay from House of the Northern Gate

View of Dunnet Bay from House of the Northern Gate

Loch, Dunnet Estate

Loch, Dunnet Estate

Heather on the estate

Heather on the estate

"Chapel Geo" on the estate

"Chapel Geo" on the estate

Rocks at Peedie Sands

Rocks at Peedie Sands

Renewable ground source heating

Renewable ground source heating

The house pre-renovation

The house pre-renovation