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3 bedroom bungalow for sale

Bornesketaig, Kilmuir, Isle of Skye, IV51 9YS

Guide Price £240,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Oil fired central heating
  • Open fire in lounge
  • Excellent Bed + Breakfast potential
  • Additional 5 acre croft
  • Stunning local scenery
  • 2 x en - suite bedrooms
  • Private off street parking
  • Double glazing throughout
  • Large garden

Full description

Grengolly is a an attractive 3 bedroom bungalow with an additional 5 acres of owner occupied croft land located within the community of Bornesketaig. To the rear of the property there are stunning uninterrupted views to the Minch and beyond to the Isles of Harris, Berneray, and North Uist.

Completed in 2004 and built to a very high standard the property benefits from UPVC double glazing throughout, oil fired central heating, open fireplace in the lounge, conservatory to the rear, to the side of the property there is an attached workshop / shed with windows to the rear and patio doors to the front, this could easily be converted to a garage or self-contained unit subject to local planning consent. Set within a very generous decrofted garden area of around 0.7 acre, there is a pond with paved pathways, productive greenhouses and large patio area.

Bornesketaig is a small, friendly community located around 5 miles from the village of Uig which offers a variety of local amenities such as post office, petrol station, shop and the ferry to Western Isles. The islands capital Portree is approx 20 miles on the A855 through the remarkable Trotternish peninsula, the peninsula is an area of land some 20 miles long and 8 miles wide, which is famous for its spectacular geological features. The Trotternish ridge is a 20 mile long inland cliff winding down the centre of the peninsula. Its whole length is studded with fascinating rock formations, pinnacles and pillars, the most famous of which are the Quiraing complex, between Staffin and Uig, and the Old Man of Storr, which is nearer the southern end, all this on your way to town!

There is a primary school nearby at Kilmuir and secondary pupils attend Portree High School which currently enrols around 520 pupils and employs 55 teachers, there is a local authority bus service to both collect and return the children just outside the house.

The croft of around 5 acres is located to the rear and side of the property and is currently subdivided into a number of fenced paddocks, there is a burn with bridge running through the croft and there are additional single shares in both the Bornesketaig and Knochoe Common Grazings. There are various stock shelters on the croft and around 400 mixed maturing trees.

Entrance Vestibule 1.2m x 1.2m

Half glazed UPVC door with decorative stained glass panel. Stained glass window to side. Radiator. Ceramic tiles to floor. Half glazed wooden door to hallway.

Hallway 7.7m x 4.7m (at widest points)

An L-shaped hallway giving access to all bedrooms, kitchen, lounge and adjoining conservatory. 2 x radiators. Pendant light fittings. Laundry cupboard with radiator. Large built in storage cupboard.

Kitchen 4.6m x 3.0m

A very bright and spacious kitchen with windows to both front and rear elevations. A very good range of base and wall units. Integral appliances including dishwasher, fridge, ceramic hob, eye level combined oven and grill, extractor hood. Ceramic tiles to floor. Marble effect worktops. Radiator.

Utility Room 3.3m x 1.7m

Very useful space, fitted worktop with plumbing for washing machine. Ceramic tiles to floor, window to front elevation. Wall mounted central heating boiler.

Lounge 5.9m x 3.6m

Cosy lounge with open fireplace. Decorative stained glass windows to side elevation. Decorative French doors leading to conservatory. Radiator. Quality fitted carpet.

Conservatory 4.5m x 4.0m

Beautiful Victorian style conservatory with sun shades to upper panels. Stunning views to The Minch and beyond to the isles of Harris, Berneray and North Uist. Ceramic tiles to floor. Ceiling fan. Radiator. French doors leading to patio and rear garden.

Dining Room 4.6m x 2.9m

Spacious dining room with ample space for large table and chairs. Window to side elevation. Radiator. Quality fitted carpet.

Master Bedroom 3.7m x 3.5m

Large double bedroom with fitted furniture. Window to rear aspect again giving stunning views to The Outer Hebrides. Radiator. Quality fitted carpet.

En-Suite Shower Room 2.6m x 1.5m

Corner shower cubicle with electric shower, wash hand basin, WC and bidet. Tiled to ceiling throughout. Ceramic tiles to floor. Ladder radiator. Window to rear elevation.

Bedroom two 3.7m x 3.5m

Large double bedroom with fitted furniture. Window to front elevation. Radiator. Quality fitted carpet.

En-Suite Shower room 2.3m x 1.5m

Corner shower cubicle with electric shower, wash hand basin and WC. Tiled to ceiling throughout. Ceramic tiles to floor. Ladder radiator. Window to front elevation.

Bedroom three 3.7m x 3.2m

Another large double bedroom with fitted furniture. Window to rear aspect giving stunning views to The Outer Hebrides. Radiator. Quality fitted carpet.

Family Bathroom 3.2m x 1.9m

Wash hand basin, WC and bidet, bath with electric shower. Tiled to ceiling throughout. Ladder radiator. Ceramic tiles to floor.


Mains electricity and water. Drainage to septic tank.

Viewing of this property is highly recommended and can be arranged through Jim Marshall on 01478 617100

OFFERS: Should be submitted to Miller Stewart Estate Agents. Fax No: 0141 776 4134

INTEREST: It is important your solicitor notifies this office of your interest, otherwise the property may be sold without your knowledge.

IMPORTANT NOTES. These particulars, whilst believed to be correct do not and cannot form part of any contract. The measurements have been taken using a sonic tape measure and therefore are for guidance only. The mention of appliances, white goods, services etc, does not imply that they are efficient and in full working order.

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20 November 2015

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