Muness Castle on the isle of Unst has a new owner, one who was willing to pay tens of thousands of pounds over the guide price.
The five hour online auction concluded at 4pm today, Friday, April 23, with a winning of bid of £184,000, £54,000 over the guide price of £130K.
Interest was strong with the bidding reaching the mid £160k range by noon.
The last two minutes of the auction saw a bidding frenzy with the sale price raising from £179k to the final bid of £184,000.
The sale includes the grade A listed castle, a Barony title and mining rights to the castle’s 240 acres.
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