3 bedroom detached house for sale

The Old Mission House, Upper Garafad, STAFFIN

Offers Over £185,000

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Lifestyle change to a village community setting in breathtaking panoramic backdrop? This idyllic 3/4 bedroom villa set on the north coast of Skye, is the perfect location! Staffin is a thriving village with a primary school, general stores, community shop, petrol station, Internet café, art gallery, mobile bank, restaurants, churches and post office. Coupled with sandy beaches, rugged coastline and a regular bus service, this is the ideal place to put down roots and be involved in a countryside environment and easier pace.

This property, a roomy 2 storey detached villa, has 3 double bedrooms and 2 reception rooms. Presently, the downstairs bedroom is a study, and the reception rooms are dining room and lounge respectively, but this could easily be re configured with ease. There is a large, modern extension to the right of the building which currently houses a commercial business candle production and sales. (Anyone keen to find out more regarding this aspect may contact the proprietors via their website www.skyelight.co.uk). This extension glazed on three sides - has the propensity for easy change of use to a sun filled conservatory, spacious family room, or even a bedroom, and as services are in place, an en suite or cloakroom could be easily added. Each window in the property, commands a myriad of stunning views to the hills and countryside beyond, and really is a joy to behold.

The accommodation comprises: Coming up the sweeping driveway, you will see there is a good sized garden plot and plenty of parking. Entering in the front door, you are in a delightful porch, glazed all round and an ideal reposing spot! Plus space for coats, bags, shoes etc. Through the front door, a long hall leads to lounge on the right. The lounge has stunning feature walls of original stone, coupled with burnished wooden flooring; providing a delightful and natural ambience. There is a window to the front and a stone built fireplace and mantel, set with a modern multifuel stove.

Across the hall, the dining room which could easily be a second lounge or family room, has a large stone built fireplace with chimney etc, currently set with a portable gas fire. Large windows to the front, and a door through to the bedroom which is used as a study and work room at present. On to the kitchen; a bright a light filled room, double aspect and with a door to the rear. An original Raeburn heats water and the house, as well as having ovens and hob capacity. There is also in use a good sized modern cooker with gas hob and electric oven. There is also an immersion for hot water if needed. There is a great selection of base and wall units, work surfaces and cupboard space a bright, fresh room in pleasing hues. There is a door to the rear from here.

Upstairs, a generous landing leads to the Master bedroom, with front facing window with panoramic views, and a spacious en suite with double shower, w/c and w/basin, plus a window. The family bathroom has a bath, w/c, w/basin and window. The third bedroom is spacious and has a window to the front, commanding more stunning views. The loft space is floored and has plenty of room for storage or later expansion.

Outside, generous wrap around gardens and well maintained driveway encircle the property, and there is an original stone built peat shed currently used in the commercial process so there is power and light and a large galvanised shed. Pretty flower beds, well established trees, shrubs and lawn make for an appealing outside space.

Skye is a popular tourist destination owing to it's location and wonderful scenery. The bridge to Kyle of Lochalsh makes it an easy jaunt to the mainland. Portree, the island's capital, enjoys a wide range of amenities and facilities including shops, two supermarkets, various hotels, restaurants, a library, garages, banks, modern medical centre,a Community Hospital , cinema and theatre. Skye has something to offer everyone, and is the perfect location to put down roots.

Porch - 2.22m x 1.65m (7'3" x 5'5") -

Hallway - 3.26m x 1.08m (10'8" x 3'7") -

Kitchen - 3.60m x 3.40m (11'10" x 11'2") -

Lounge - 5.20m x 3.12m (17'1" x 10'3") -

Dining Room - 4.62m x 2.88m (15'2" x 9'5") -

Master Bedroom - 4.35m x 2.80m (14'3" x 9'2") -



















En-Suite - 3.25m x 1.52m (10'8" x 5'0") -

Bedroom 2 - 4.76m x 2.92m (15'7" x 9'7") -

Bedroom 3/Study - 3.28m x 2.60m (10'9" x 8'6") -

Bathroom - 2.43m x 1.90m (8'0" x 6'3") -

Shop - 6.53m x 4.25m (21'5" x 13'11") -

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  • Plockton (28.3 mi)
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