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Freya Cottage & Single Malt Cottage, 33 Geary, Hallin, Dunvegan, IV55








850 sq ft

79 sq m

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Key features

  • Bungalow with Separate Holiday Let
  • Stunning Views
  • 2 Bedroom Family Home
  • 1 Bedroom Successful B&B
  • Local Amenities Found Within Portree
  • EPC - D


This idyllic Skye property and holiday let are situated in the crofting community of Geary located at the north west end of Skye. Pasture fields, views of Loch Snizort and towards the Ascrib Islands and the Outer Isles are plentiful and offer a tranquil picturesque Scottish Island life, yet with access to amenities.

The main family home is Freya cottage which comprises an extended, single storey, two bedroom detached bungalow with the holiday home - Single Malt Cottage offering a one bedroomed detached home which is currently being utilised as a successful bed and breakfast with many future bookings already.


Freya Cottage was constructed in 2007. The house and garden grounds are 0.42 acres in total. The water supply is mains provided by Scottish Water. The heating is LPG with a 2000 litre Calor gas tank which supplies both properties. The electricity supply is from SSE. Main drainage is via two separate sceptic tanks located on the house plot. There is excellent fibre Broadband enabling the choice of working from home.

The garden area is fenced with double gates to the driveway which is of gravel construction. The gardens are mainly grass with shrubs and trees. To the rear there is a vegetable and soft fruit area. There are external water and electricity supplies to both properties. The boilers are housed in attached outside buildings and have been serviced annually. There is a shed behind Freya Cottage with additional storage for dustbins and cut logs. Single Malt has a shed for bikes etc. Both properties have decked areas with seating.

Entrance Hall with storage. Inner Hall with storage.

Bedroom 1 : This is the main bedroom, laminate flooring. Rear window

Bedroom 2 : Currently used as a gym/office. Ample space for bunk beds, wardrobe and drawers. Laminate flooring. Window to front.

Bathroom : Fitted sink with storage. Toilet. Bath with mains shower. Laminate flooring. Rear window.

Kitchen/Dining : Spacious open plan area. Dining area has patio doors enjoying extensive open sea views. Laminate flooring. Kitchen is fully fitted floor and wall cupboards, cooker, extractor cooker hood vented to outside, dishwasher and fridge. Laminate flooring. Rear window.

Sitting room : Patio doors to front with extensive sea views. TV socket. Window to side. Wood burning stove. Laminate flooring.

Utility room : Range of wall and floor cupboards and sink unit. Ideal boot room. Washing machine. Laminate flooring.


The cottage was constructed in 2017. This is currently used as licensed short-term holiday let providing a healthy income, further details can be obtained. The cottage could also be used for other projects. The cottage has underfloor heating throughout.

ENTRANCE : Two sets of Patio doors lead into open plan well fitted kitchen with cooker, cooker hood, built in microwave/grill, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washing machine, dining area and living area with Satellite TV socket plus Internet connection. Laminate flooring.

BEDROOM : Large Super-king size bedroom leading to bathroom. Rear window. Laminate flooring.

BATHROOM : Large bathroom with mains pressure shower in separate cubicle. Bath, toilet and washbasin unit. Electric extractor fan. Rear window. Laminate flooring.

The gravel driveway leads to parking at the side of the cottage and a shed for bikes etc is also located here. There is a decking to the front and separate decking seating area with firepit.

The properties are located in a crofting township of 34 croft properties. Freya Cottage and Single Malt are located on Croft 33 and are surrounded by croft land. There is a range of local amenities and facilities which can be found within Portree, located approximately 26 miles south east.

Geary is a peaceful hamlet situated on the Waternish peninsula. Both properties have unrestricted panoramic sea views of Loch Snizort, Trotternish Ridge and the ferry port of Uig.

In the summer, pod’s of Dolphins, Minke Whales and the majestic Sea Eagles can be viewed from Freya Cottage and the annex Single Malt Cottage. The area is renowned for Bortle Grade – 2 night sky : Aurora Borealis and the Milky Way can be viewed from each property.

The location has direct access to numerous walks and mountain bike routes. A sandy beach is located at the serene Loch Losait, an ideal spot for bird or otter watching and is just a short distance away. It is worth noting that the location for both properties has been fully decrofted.

The Stein Inn dates back to the 18th Century and offers meals and a variety of local beverages. The Michelin – starred Loch Bay Restaurant owned by the renowned chef Michael Smith is also located at Stein. Boat trips for wildlife spotting, fishing, diving or visiting St Kilda also depart from Stein which is a 10 minute drive or a 5 mile walk from both properties.

Viewings on appointment basis only.

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Band: B

Freya Cottage & Single Malt Cottage, 33 Geary, Hallin, Dunvegan, IV55


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