Detached Villa For Sale

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8 Glasnakille, Elgol, Isle of Skye IV49 9BQ

Offers Over £350,000
8 Glasnakille, Elgol, Isle of Skye IV49 9BQ
8 Glasnakillie is a substantial dwelling house located in a thriving crofting community close to the village of Elgol on the Misty Isle of Skye. The three bedroom property enjoys a totally peaceful location with stunning views towards Loch Slapin, the Red Cuillins and the Isles of Eigg and Rum in the distance and comes with an industrial sized garage, two good sized outbuildings, ideal for further development given the necessary planning consents, and sits in approximately 4 acres of decrofted garden ground, wood and grass land along with approximately 12 acres of owner occupied croft land. The property which is in need of some modernisation, currently benefits from double glazing and LPG fired central heating complemented by a living flame gas fire in the dining area and wood burner in the lounge. Once upgraded, this property represents an ideal home for anyone looking for a totally private, tranquil location with nearby village facilities. Only by viewing can you fully appreciate the potential this property has to offer along with the truly stunning and unique location.

The accommodation consists of a entrance vestibule; inner hallway; a double aspect kitchen which enjoys the views towards Loch Slapin; dining/family room, again enjoying the same stunning views, with a living flame gas fire, with back boiler, set in a stone surround providing a welcoming focal point; lounge, again with views towards the Loch and a wood burning stove, office space and stairway leading to the upper floor; cloakroom comprising a WC and wash hand basin; family bathroom. On the upper floor are two double bedrooms both with fitted storage, wash hand basin and enjoying the stunning views along with further good size single bedroom. The garden and surround land, extending to approximately 16 acres, although somewhat overgrown, appears to be predominately fully enclosed. There is a large parking/turning area, two outbuildings, ideal for further development, polytunnel and a large metal garage with double sliding doors and an electronic inspection ramp.

The stunning hamlet of Glasnakille is situated in the Southwest of the Island in the Strathaird Peninsula and offers stunning views across the loch to the Sleat Peninsula. The surrounding area is a highly popular tourist destination with a host of outdoor activities available on your doorstep including boat trips, hiking, walking, mountain climbing, fossil hunting along with regular sightings of deer, eagles, otters and much more. Local amenities to be found in nearby Elgol, approx. 1.5 miles away, including a village shop, which caters adequately for daily requirements, café and village hall offering a range of community activities. Primary education is available in Elgol with Secondary pupils attending Portree High School. Additional facilities can be found in the village of Broadford approx. 15 miles away while Portree, the Island Capital is approximately 39 miles away and offers an excellent range of facilities including a supermarket, hotels, bank, community hospital and thriving High Street offering a good range of retail outlets. Inverness, approximately 3 hours drive away offers excellent road, rail and air links to the South and beyond along with extensive shopping and entertainment facilities.
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Selling Solicitor: Macleod & MacCallum Telephone: 01463 235559
Price: Offers Over £350,000
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