Brechin Castle, a property dating back to the 13th century and set in 70 acres of heather-clad hills. It’s on sale for offers over £3m, and most viewers over the past year have been from the US. “Some are even prepared to buy blind, to seize the opportunity before there’s increased competition when travel restrictions ease,” she says.
Middle Eastern buyers can’t resist adding a Highlands castle to their portfolio either, along with the Surrey estate and Knightsbridge penthouse.
Dubai’s Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum – who owns the 63,000 Inverinate estate in the north-western Highlands – is the highest profile.Read more on telegraph.co.uk