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3 bedroom house for sale

Port Of Ness, Isle Of Lewis, HS2

Guide Price £275,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Garage and Store
  • Business premises:
  • 5 Acres of Owner Occupied croft land.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Attractive and extended Crofthouse and business premises with about 5 acres of owner occupied croft land. Views to a white sandy beach and across the sea to the mainland mountains.

Hall, study, living room, sitting room, kitchen, utility room and cloakroom. 3 double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Garage and Store

Business premises: Reception room, study/research room, cupboard, toilet. Upper floor: Studio.

5 Acres of Owner Occupied croft land.

The property is situated in the crofting township of Port of Ness which was developed during the 19th Century with a focus on fishing. The Harbour was constructed in support of this from early-late 19th century construction but is now used mainly for leisure craft. There is a Primary/Junior Secondary School at Lionel about 1 mile away with secondary schooling at the Nicholson Institute in Stornoway. There is a comprehensive Sports Centre in Lionel with a large sports hall, fitness suite, sauna and a 10 pin bowling alley. There is a swimming pool in Lionel School available to general public in the evenings. Further amenities include a hotel, bar and restaurant, 2 Post Offices and Art Gallery. There are Doctor’s surgeries at Habost and Borve and general stores at Cross and Swainbost. Petrol and diesel pumps are also located at Swainbost. All local communities are within a three mile radius of Port of Ness.

Stornoway, the main town of the Isle of Lewis, is some 45 minutes by car from Port of Ness. It is home to the Western Isles Council and about 6000 people live in the town which represents about a third of the Island’s total population. The town has a wide range of facilities with shops and 2 supermarkets, hotels, bars and restaurants, an art gallery, museum and library. There aredaily ferry sailings to Ullapool, and Stornoway Airport has flights to Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Inverness and Benbecula.

The Western Isles, of which Lewis is the largest, are well known for a great variety of recreational activities including sailing, salmon and trout fishing, birdwatching, golf and water sports on the white sandy beaches of this remarkable and scenic area of Scotland.

From Stornoway take the A857 to Port of Ness (approximately 26 miles). On entering the township continue passing the sign for Cnoc Ard on your left. Take the next right at the Post Box and continue on this minor road to 10 Port of Ness which is the first house on the right.

10 Port of Ness is a spacious, modernised and extended croft house, with two multi-fuel stoves, one open fire and all modern conveniences. It is situated on 5 acres of owner-occupied croft land. The house is well laid out with a living room, study, sitting room, large dining kitchen, utility room and cloakroom on the ground floor and three double bedrooms and a family bathroom on the upper floor. Adjacent to the house is a recently built two storey Archive and Studio presently used, on the ground floor, as a historical archive and research centre and on the upper floor as a studio for the manufacture of quilts. This building has a reception room, study, toilet facilities and large studio with a small kitchen area. The house and business premises benefit from high specification upvc wood-effect double glazed windows and doors throughout.

The property is an owner-occupied croft of about 5 acres in two parts which are fenced and gated and includes common grazing rights from the Galson Estate Trust. The croft house,, business premises and garden ground have been decrofted. A supply of peats cut from the common grazings may be included in the sale.


Twin panelled double glazed door into hallway. Doors to study, living room, sitting room and stairs (with storage cupboard under) to first floor.

Study 3.8m x 3.4m
Double aspect room with wooden mantelpiece and multi-fuel stove on a tiled hearth. Radiator. Carpet. TV Point.

Living Room 3.4m x 3.8m
Double aspect room with multi-fuel stove on a tiled hearth with tartan tile surround. Oak floor. Radiator. Two TV points. Door to kitchen.

Sitting Room 4.5m x 6.77m
Double aspect room with large picture window to garden. Tiled cast iron fireplace with timber mantelpiece and tiled hearth. Carpet. Door to kitchen:

Kitchen 4.48m x 4.69m
Oil fired Stanley stove which supplies hot water and central heating, four ring calor gas hob. Pine fronted floor and wall units with an integrated under counter fridge. Stainless steel sink and draining board. Airing pulley over the stove. Vinyl floor covering, telephone and TV points. Door to utility room:

Utility Room 3.92m x 2.10m
Floor and wall units with space and plumbing for washing machine and under-counter freezer. Wall-mounted electric bar heater. Fuse board. Door to cloakroom with w.c., wash hand basin and wall-mounted electric bar heater. Twin panelled double glazed door to outside.

First Floor
Stairs reach a small half landing and then divide to two larger landings to the front and rear. The rear landing has a radiator and a linen cupboard plus two access doors to roof storage space. Telephone point. The front landing has access to a small attic. Carpet

Bedroom 1 3.60m x 3.77m
Double bedroom with a coombed ceiling. Dormer window. Wardrobe with louvred doors. Radiator. Carpet

Bedroom 2 3.45m x 3.77m
Double bedroom with a coombed ceiling. Dormer window. Wardrobe with louvred doors. Radiator. Carpet.

Main Bedroom 5.0m x 4.5m
Double bedroom with coombed ceiling. Double aspect room with 4 under coombe cupboards and one full height wardrobe with louvred doors. Access to the attic space. Carpet.

Large family bathroom with panelled bath, w.c. and wash hand basin with vanity light over. Corner shower unit with electric shower. Two velux windows. Built in cupboard with shelf and louvred doors providing access to hot water cylinder. Vinyl floor covering.

Garage 5.18m x 2.72m
Single garage with concrete floor, metal up and over door, shelving and electricity. Door to store and door to Business Premises building.

Store 5.88m x 2.72m
Large store with concrete floor and shelving. Central heating boiler – Grant Vortex Pro combination boiler. Door to garden and croft.

Business Premises

Archive and Studio
Presently used as a Historical Archive and Research centre on the ground floor and a Studio on the first floor. Half-glazed door from the public road giving access to the stair to the studio and fire doors through to:

Reception 4.15m x 4.4m
Generous room with a Junckers hardwood floor (Sylvared), reception desk, two cupboards, radiators. Telephone point, wall and floor sockets. Door to hallway.

Large cupboard. Junckers hardwood floor (Sylvared), leads to a half-glazed rear door to the car parking area, the house and the garage. Radiator.

Large room with disabled facilities and two lockable store cupboards. Vinyl floor covering. Radiator.

Study 4.11m x 3.16m
Double aspect room. Radiator. Wall lights. Floor and wall sockets. Carpet.

Upper Floor

The Studio 10.8m x 4.32m
Spacious multi aspect room giving tremendous natural light and views to the sea and surrounding countryside with access to floored loft with lighting, via pull down loft-ladder. Junckers hardwood floor (Sycamore), tiled hearth and surround suitable for electric stove/heater. Telephone point, TV point. Wall and floor sockets. Radiators. Strip lighting. Small cupboard kitchen with work surface, sink/drainer, shelving and electrical sockets for a fridge, kettle etc.

Gas hob in the kitchen of the house and all curtains and fitted carpets in the house and business premises are included in the sale.

Access to the property is from a minor public road which finishes beyond the croft at a turning circle. A track beyond gives access to the cliffs and beach. Double gates give vehicular access to a tarmac covered car parking area. A concrete path surrounds the buildings with access via small pedestrian gates to the garden areas.

Viewing Arrangements
By appointment with Selling Agents Bell Ingram Ltd. 01463 717799

Important Notice
These sale particulars were prepared on the basis of information provided to us by our clients and/or our local knowledge. Whilst we make every reasonable effort to ensure that they are correct, no warranty or guarantee is given and prospective purchasers should not rely upon them as statements or representations of fact. Furthermore neither Bell Ingram Limited or its directors or employees assume any responsibility therefore. In particular.
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25 June 2012

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