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4 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Ashaig, 3 Kildonan, Edinbane, Isle Of Skye

Offers Over £330,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance Vestibule
  • Reception Area
  • Lounge
  • Dining Room
  • Sun Lounge
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Utility Room
  • 4 Bedrooms (3 En-suite)
  • Shower Room
  • Detached Garage

Full description

Spacious detached 4 bedroom bungalow ideal as a family home and with potential to be purchased as a successful Bed & Breakfast.

Description - Ashaig is a large, comfortable modern bungalow in excellent order throughout and enjoying a fantastic loch side location above the shores of Loch Greshornish in the Kildonan area of north Skye. The property enjoys an elevated position amidst well tended and productive garden grounds extending to around 2/3 of an acre. The house enjoys full electric heating, has fitted solar panels and air source (inverter) heat pump and is fully double glazed. Externally the property has the benefit of pedestrian ramp access to the patio doors and an extensive car park/turning area with a particularly large area to the side giving vehicular access around to the back door. There is a large garage and by its side a smaller garden outhouse presently used as a henhouse. The present owners run a thriving B & B business (visit the website on for more details and pictures) and this sale offers an ideal opportunity to continue that business and enjoy all that the island has to offer.The property can be purchased as a going concern to include the website which can accommodate electronic bookings, future bookings (the owner will continue to take bookings until handover) and the majority of the contents in the letting bedrooms. The business element is available subject to negotiation. Reflecting its Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Gold rating, this property enjoys an extremely high standard of specification and finishings with a mixture of large public rooms and spacious bedroom accommodation featuring en suite facilities with all bedrooms enjoying loch views.

Location - Kildonan lies in mid north Skye between the peninsulas of Trotternish and Waternish with the nearest centre of population being Edinbane which is a short drive away with a local primary school, hotel and inn, pottery, craft shop and Edinbane Community Centre. Kildonan itself has a mixture of traditional and new housing and is in an excellent position for exploring the whole northern section of the island whilst being approximately 12 miles from Portree, the capital of the island and 10 miles approximately from Dunvegan. Portree, which takes its name from the Gaelic Port an Righ meaning the Port of the King was established around its natural harbour and is situated on the eastern side of the island. Portree is one of the most picturesque ports in the Highlands and Islands and is a vibrant growing town which still manages to retain an old worldly air. It enjoys a wide range of amenities and facilities including a variety of shops, two supermarkets, various hotels and restaurants offering a variety of food, a library, garages, banks, a modern medical centre and a Community Hospital. The Aros Centre in Portree has a cinema, theatre and restaurant.

Directions - From Portree take the road to Dunvegan and continue on towards Edinbane. Around 12 miles from Portree take the road to the right marked Fanks and continue along that road for 1 mile and Ashaig is on your left looking out over the loch. Alternatively carry on the main road and take the right turn off marked Kildonan and continue for about 0.5 miles and Ashaig is on your right.

Entrance Vestibule - 1.61 m x 1.50 m (5'3" mx 4'11" m) - UPVC door with decorative panel opens from the garden to the vestibule. Glass panelled door to hall.

Reception Area / Hallway - 2.7 m x 4.2 m (8'10" mx 13'9" m) - Spacious welcoming area in a central position with access to lounge, dining room and kitchen with corridor leading down to the bedroom accommodation. Night storage heater. Walkin cupboard. From this area is a long corridor (1m x 14m) with double sliding patio doors on the rear elevation. Spacious shelved linen cupboard housing Megaflow hot water tank. Large walk-in cupboard at end of corridor (1m x 2.9m) ideal for storage with shelving, coat hooks, and loft access. There is an air source (inverter) heat pump fitted in 2009 which cools in the summer and heats in the winter.

Lounge - 5.99 m x 4.60 m (19'8" mx 15'1" m) - Spacious and comfortable living area with panoramic views to front and both sides over Loch Greshornish and beyond with views out in the distance to the western isles. Electric storage/convector heater. Television aerial and telephone points.

Dining Room - 4.79 m x 3.00 m (15'9" mx 9'10" m) - This is an attractive room lying between the reception area and sun lounge. Decorative wall lights.

Sun Lounge - 3.55 m x 2.75 m (11'8" mx 9'0" m) - Windows to front, side and rear. Vaulted ceiling. Door to front. (Electric stove effect feature fire included if required). Wall lights. This is an ideal room to relax in after a days sight seeing and enjoys a lovely outlook over the loch.

Kitchen/Breakfasting Room - 5.98 m x 3.11 m (19'7" mx 10'2" m) - Modernised in 2013, this room is fitted with base and wall units incorporating double electric oven and 5 burner gas hob. Windows to side and rear. Integrated fridge and dishwasher. Electric storage heater. Telephone and satellite connections.

Utility Room - 3.10 m x 2.78 m (10'2" mx 9'1" m) - Set with door and window to the side of the property, this room has a wall mounted unit and work surface. Washing machine and tumble dryer included in the price.

Shower Room - 2.77 m x 1.48 m (9'1" mx 4'10" m) - Fitted with a furnished suite comprising vanity wash hand basin and w.c. With concealed cistern. Large shower cubicle. Window to rear. Electric panel heater.

Bedroom 4 - 3.77 m x 2.47 m (12'4" mx 8'1" m) - This room is set to the front and enjoys loch views. Two telephone points. Electric panel heater.

Bedroom 1 - 3.78 m x 3.00 m & 1.88 m x 1.46 m () - This twin bedded room is set to the front and enjoys outlook over loch. Electric panel heater. Television aerial point.

En-Suite Shower Room - 1.76 m x 2.21 m (5'9" mx 7'3" m) - Fitted with a white suite incorporating vanity wash hand basin, w.c. And large shower cubicle. Electric panel heater. Shaver point.

Bedroom 2 - 3.81 m x 3.00 m & 1.87 m x 1.42 m () - This double room is set to the front enjoying loch views. Electric panel heater. Television aerial point.

En-Suite Shower Room - 2.27 m x 1.76 m (7'5" mx 5'9" m) - Fitted with a white suite incorporating vanity wash hand basin, w.c. And large shower cubicle. Electric panel heater. Shaver point.

Bedroom 3 - 4.87 m x 3.98 m (16'0" mx 13'1" m) - This is a spacious room set to the front enjoying loch views. Triple wardrobe with shelving and hanging rails. T.V. Point. Telephone point.

En-Suite Bathroom - 4.07 m x 2.49 m (13'4" mx 8'2" m) - Set with window to the front of the property, this spacious room is fitted with a white suite comprising deep bath, vanity wash hand basin with storage below, w.c. And bidet. Large shower cubicle. Electric panel heater. Shaver point.

Detached Garage - 7.00 m x 4.68 m (23'0" mx 15'4" m) - Accessed by ramp from car parking area. This is a large garage with double doors to front, side door to rear garden and windows to both sides. Concrete floor. Power and light.

Outhouse - 3.51 m x 2.61 m (11'6" mx 8'7" m) - Currently used as a hen house, a double glazed door accesses from the garden and there is a window to rear. Concrete floor. Power and light.

Garden - The total garden area extends to around 2/3 of an acre. Vehicular access is taken from the public road over a tarred driveway which leads to a large car parking/turning area to the side with continuations to the front and rear of the house. The front, side and rear gardens are under lawn with attractive raised beds and borders Raised vegetable beds.

Glazing - The subjects are fully double glazed.

Heating - The property benefits from full electric heating, fitted solar panels and air source (inverter) heat pump.

Services - The subjects benefit from mains water and electricity. Drainage is to a septic tank. The solar panels were fitted in 2013 with feed in tariff and insurance in place to cover 20 years from date of installation.

Extras - The fitted floor coverings, curtains and blinds, integrated kitchen appliances, washing machine and tumble dryer are included in the sale. Other items may be available subject to negotiation. If the purchaser would like to buy the property as a going concern, the business is available subject to negotiation.

Entry - By mutual arrangement

Council Tax - The current Council Tax band on this property is band F. You should be aware that this may be subject to change upon the sale of the property.

Viewing - Contact Anderson Shaw & Gilbert, Property Department on 01463 253911 if calling Monday - Friday 9am until 5pm to arrange an appointment to view. If calling on an evening or weekend, please contact the Highland Solicitors' Property Centre on 01463 231173 to arrange an appointment to view.

Hspc Reference - 51387

The above particulars, although believed to be correct, are not guaranteed, and any
measurements stated therein are approximate only. Purchasers should note that the Selling Agents have NOT tested any of the electrical items or mechanical equipment (e.g. oven, central heating system, etc.) included in the sale. Any photographs used are purely illustrative and may demonstrate only the surrounds. They are NOT therefore to be taken as indicative of the extent of the property, or that the photographs are taken from within the boundaries of the property, or what it included in the sale.

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06 August 2015


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