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Kensaleyre, Portree Offers in the Region Of £135,000

Sold STC
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  • Shoreside detached property
  • 2 bedrooms, 2 reception rooms
  • Located just north of Portree in kensaleyre
  • Electric heating, good garden grounds
  • Ideal investment, some upgrading required
  • EPC Rating E

Taobh na Mara offers the rare opportunity to purchase a traditional 2 bedroom, extended property situated on the shores of Loch Snizort. The property is privately located within mature garden grounds in the small community of Kensaleyre approximately 6.5 miles north of Portree, the capital of Skye. Requiring some upgrading Taobh na Mara would make an excellent investment property or holiday cottage.

Call RE/MAX now on 01471 822900 to make your viewing appointment.

Property comprises:

Ground floor: Entrance Vestibule, Lounge, Kitchen, Inner Hallway, Dining Room, Bathroom

Upper floor: Upper Floor Landing, 2 Bedrooms

External: Garden Grounds, Garage/Shed


Kensaleyre sits at the tip of Loch Snizort Beag in the north east of Skye. With an open and dramatic landscape filled with mysticism and romance, standing stones and cairns. It is here you can find buzzards, falcons and Golden Eagles that make this part of the country their home. The Trotternish Ridge dominates the landscape and offers some of the best hill walking on the island. The island’s capital, Portree, is approximately 12 minutes away and offers comprehensive range of amenities including primary and secondary schools, swimming pool and sporting facilities, small cinema/theatre, shops, hotels and restaurants, medical and dental provision. There is also a regular bus service to Portree.


Taobh na Mara is a traditional property, circa 1800’s and later extended in the 1980s. The property benefits from electric heating by way of storage and panel heaters and is double glazed throughout. There is the potential to extend subject to the necessary permissions.


Large Corrugated Garage/Shed


Taobh na Mara sits within private and enclosed garden grounds which are mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs and trees, the grounds border Loch Snizort to the front. A concrete driveway from the township road leads to the gated access and gravelled parking area to the front, the property is fully fenced.


Included in the sale are all fitted floorcoverings and cooker. Other items may be available subject to separate negotiation.

Services: Mains electricity, mains water, drainage to septic tank.

Home report:
Available from the RE/MAX office or via
EPC: E (43)

Floor Plan: Available on request

Council tax:
Band B

At a date to be mutually agreed.

Heading from the Skye Bridge take the A87 north through Broadford and Portree towards Uig, when you enter Kensaleyre some 7 miles north of Portree, Taobh na Mara is situated on the left as you drive through the village, down from the road on the shore side, it is the second house after passing the church also on your left. There is RE/MAX sign on the property.

Viewing of this property is essential to be fully appreciated. Viewing can be arranged by calling Christine Brett on 01471 822900 or by e-mailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Should be submitted in proper legal Scottish form to RE/MAX Skye Estate Agents, Main Street, Broadford, Isle of Skye, IV49 9AE. Fax no.
01471 822950.

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

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: These particulars are prepared on the basis of information provided by our clients. We have not tested the electrical system or any electrical appliances, nor where applicable, any central heating system. All sizes are recorded by electronic tape measurement to give an indicative, approximate size only. Prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries - no warranty is given or implied. This schedule is not intended to, and does not form any contract.

Portree IV51 9XE
County: Highland
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: SKYE0374

P: 01471 822900

Entrance vestibule

6' 2'' x 5' 10'' (1.88m x 1.77m)

1.88m x 1.77m uPVC half frosted glazed door, window to side elevation, vinyl flooring, access to sitting room:


14' 4'' x 10' 6'' (4.38m x 3.21m)

Window to front elevation with views to Loch Snizort, storage heater, fitted carpet, access to kitchen, inner hallway:


10' 7'' x 5' 0'' (3.23m x 1.53m)

3.23m x 1.53m Sliding door enters, window to front elevation with water views, range of wall and base units with worktop over, stainless steel sink, open shelving, electric cooker, space for fridge.

Inner hallway

Large storage cupboard currently with open access, storage heater, fitted carpet, access to dining room, bathroom, stairs to upper floor:

Dining Room

11' 3'' x 8' 11'' (3.44m x 2.72m)

(measurement at widest point) Deep sill window to side elevation, storage heater, fitted carpet.


High window to side elevation, bath with Triton electric shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, space and plumbing for washing machine, electric towel rail, vinyl flooring.

Stairs and upper floor landing

Carpeted stairs rise to small carpeted landing.


15' 6'' x 8' 5'' (4.72m x 2.57m)

(under coombs) Window to front elevation with water views, electric panel heater, fitted carpet.


15' 6'' x 7' 2'' (4.72m x 2.19m)

(measurements under coombs and at widest point) Window to front elevation with water views, electric panel heater, fitted carpet.

Portree IV51 9XE
County: Highland
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: SKYE0374

P: 01471 822900
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