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Plot 26 At Geary, Waternish, Isle of Skye. IV55 8GQ

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Property Description

Key features

  • Opportunity to purchase a plot of land in Waternish
  • Approximately 1/2 acre
  • Outline planning for single storey house
  • Enviable location on the west side of Skye
  • Additional croft land available to purchase
  • Stunning views towards Loch Snizort and Ascribe Islands

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An excellent opportunity to purchase a plot of land in the extremely popular Waterish area of the Isle of Skye. The L shaped plot is half an acre in size, this to be confirmed by title deeds, and has planning permission in principle for a single storey dwelling house. To develop and maintain an access from the main Township road would be the responsibility of the purchaser. Along with the sale of the plot an additional purchase is available, this is for approximately 16 acres of croft land. An opportunity for share of the common grazing may also be available. Should the purchase of the additional land not be required a right of access to the plot would remain. There are stunning views from the plot and although in a rural location it is not isolated. This scenic and tranquil location is extremely popular with artists, writers, musicians as well as local residents who wish to continue the traditional crofting and home industries lifestyles which have been a way of life in the Island communities for several centuries.

Location: Geary is a small township on the Waternish peninsula located on Skyes west side. This is an area of outstanding natural beauty and has an abundance of wildlife and idyllic for those with an interest in sea and bird life. Waternish consists of several townships, amenities locally include village hall, churches, craft shops and Stein Inn which is one of the oldest Inns on Skye. Primary age children are educated at the local school and secondary age children are transported daily to Portree High School. The village of Dunvegan is 11 miles away, here you can find further amenities including grocery shop, post office, bakery, hotels, restaurants, garage services and filling station. Portree the capital town on the Island is approximately 25 miles from Waternish, here you will find most amenities you would expect from a town, including hospital, chemist, supermarkets, d.i y. store, eateries, and leisure facilities. Portree High School being a community school offers a wide range of evening weekend and after school classes and sporting facilities. Further education opportunities are also available in Portree and other Island locations. Local bus service is available from Waternish to Dunvegan and Portree and onward bus travel from Portree to Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness.

Services: Services are close by and to be installed by purchaser. Drainage to be to a septic tank.

Planning Reference: Highland Council - 16/02698/PIP (renewal of 11/04245/PIP)
- Planning in Principle was granted on 18/05/2016 for the erection of a detached house. A copy of the documentation will be made available to interested parties or can be found on the highland council website Detailed planning permission will be the responsibility of the purchaser.

Directions: From the Skye Bridge, follow the A87 to Sligachan, turn left onto the A863 and follow signs for Dunvegan. From Dunvegan follow signs for Portree on the A850 for approximately 3 miles, turn left at signpost for Waternish follow this road until the T junction, turn right and follow road bearing left, when you reach Hallin turn right towards Geary and Gillen, approximately 0.5 miles on the left along this road is the plot. From Portree follow the signs for Dunvegan approximately 3 miles before the village take the road on the right signposted Waternish.

Entry: To be mutually agreed.

Viewing: To arrange a viewing please contact Rhona Lamont 07801 945 640.

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Added on Rightmove:
08 May 2015

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