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Property Exchanged in Borve, Portree
Offers in the Region Of £260,000

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  • 4 or 5 bedroom detached bungalow with upper floor conversion
  • Double glazing and central heating
  • Large detached garage/workshop
  • Off road parking for several vehicles
  • Mature garden grounds
  • EPC Rating:

30 Borve is a spacious 4 or 5 bedroom detached bungalow with an upper floor conversion. Set within well-established garden grounds and enjoying far reaching countryside views, this rurally located property is set within the small crofting township of Borve, 3 miles north of Portree. Well placed for ease of access to Portree, the capital of Skye. 30 Borve whilst requiring some upgrading offers the opportunity to purchase a generous family home with income potential.
Call RE/MAX today to book a viewing appointment 01471 822900!

30 Borve, Portree, Isle of Skye IV51 9PE

Property comprises of:

Ground Floor: Entrance Porch, Hallway, 3 Bedrooms, Bathroom, Lounge/Dining Room, Kitchen, Rear Porch
First Floor: 2 Bedrooms, Shower Room, Open-Plan Living Area, Kitchenette
External: Large Garage/Workshop, Garden Grounds


The scattered crofting community of Borve is to be found at the southern end of the Trotternish Peninsula approx. 5 miles along the A87 between Portree and Uig. All main facilities are available in nearby Portree, the capital of Skye, which offers a wide range of facilities including shops, supermarket, banks, Post Office, hairdressers, a hospital and medical centre, dentist, library, petrol stations, bakery, restaurants, leisure facilities, swimming pool, and schools.


30 Borve extends to some 157m2, is approximately 40 years old and benefits from double glazing, oil fired central heating to radiators with an open fire in the lounge. The property requires some upgrading and is set within mature garden grounds with off road parking for several vehicles. The upper floor has been so designed as to offer two bedroom self-contained accommodation if required.


LARGE GARAGE/WORKSHOP: Approx. 8.38m x 6.62m
This substantial building could be converted to ancillary accommodation if required (subject to obtaining planning consents) and benefits from double doors, windows to the front and side elevations and two Velux windows to the side elevation, an internal stair leads to a small mezzanine area, cold water and power are in situ.


30 Borve is accessed directly from the township road, a chipped parking area to the side of the property offers parking for several vehicles, the garden grounds are mainly to the side and front of the property and are laid mainly to grass with mature trees and shrubs. All boundaries to be confirmed by Title Plan

Included in the sale are all white goods and fitted floor coverings.

SERVICES: Mains electricity, mains water, drainage to septic tank.
EPC Rating: F(32)
HOME REPORT & FLOOR PLAN: Contact the RE/MAX Skye office.

DIRECTIONS: Follow the A87 north to Portree, when entering Portree pass the Aros Centre on your left and continue along this road, at the school turn left at the junction towards Uig and Dunvegan. After about 3 miles turn right into the Borve township road. At the top of the short road turn right again continue on this road for a short distance, 30 Borve is on your right.

ENTRY: At a date to be mutually agreed.

VIEWING: Viewing of this property is essential. Viewing can be arranged by calling RE/MAX Skye on 01471 822900 or by e-mailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

OFFERS: 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.


ENTRANCE PORCH: - 6' 7'' x 3' 9'' (2.00m x 1.15m)

Two steps rise to exterior wooden door with glazed insert, fitted carpet, access to hallway, stairs to upper floor:


Frosted glazed door, two built-in cupboards, three wall lights, radiator, fitted carpet, access to three bedrooms, lounge/dining room, bathroom, kitchen:

BEDROOM 1: - 11' 10'' x 11' 9'' (3.61m x 3.58m)

Picture window to front elevation with far reaching countryside views, vanity sink, radiator, fitted carpet.

BEDROOM 2: - 11' 10'' x 11' 1'' (3.60m x 3.39m)

Window to rear elevation, radiator, fitted carpet.

BEDROOM 3/STUDY: - 9' 4'' x 8' 0'' (2.84m x 2.43m)

Window to rear elevation, radiator, wood laminate flooring.

BATHROOM: - 8' 0'' x 6' 2'' (2.45m x 1.88m)

Frosted window to rear elevation, bath with shower over and glazed shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, radiator, vinyl flooring.

LOUNGE/DINING ROOM: - 26' 9'' x 11' 10'' (8.16m x 3.60m)

Multi pane glazed door, two windows to front elevation, this generously proportioned room has a square arch to one end to provide two distinct areas, decorative fireplace with marble stone surround, marble mantle and hearth and coal effect electric fire, two wall lights, two radiators, fitted carpet.

KITCHEN: - 15' 2'' x 11' 7'' (4.63m x 3.54m)

Half glazed door, picture window to rear elevation, window to side elevation with garden views, range of pine wall and base units with worktop over, stainless steel sink, slot in electric cooker with extractor over, space for fridge/freezer, plumbing and space for washing machine and dishwasher, part pine panelled, tiling to splash backs, wall mounted Dimplex electric heater, wood flooring, access to rear porch:

REAR PORCH: - 3' 10'' x 2' 10'' (1.17m x 0.86m)

Half glazed door, built-in cupboard, vinyl flooring, exterior door with frosted glazed panel to rear:


Carpeted stairs rise to the small carpeted upper landing, access to bedroom, shower room, open-plan living area:

BEDROOM 4: - 16' 4'' x 11' 10'' (4.97m x 3.60m)

(Dimensions at widest point and under coombs) Picture window to side elevation, built-in open wardrobe, electric panel heater, fitted carpet.

SHOWER ROOM: - 5' 8'' x 5' 2'' (1.73m x 1.57m)

Frosted window to rear elevation, shower cubicle with Mira electric shower, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, vinyl flooring.

OPEN PLAN LIVING AREA WITH KITCHENETTE: - 16' 9'' x 12' 2'' (5.11m x 3.70m)

(Dimensions into bay and under coomb)


Picture window to front elevation, three coombs storage cupboards, fitted carpet.


Small range of base units with worktop over, slot-in electric cooker, fridge, wood laminate flooring. Access from this area to bedroom 5:

BEDROOM 5: - 11' 11'' x 9' 8'' (3.63m x 2.95m)

(Dimension under coombs) Picture window to side elevation with countryside views to the Cuillin Mountains, built-in cupboard, spotlight track, storage heater, fitted carpet.


No EPC available

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Nearby Places

Name Location Type Distance
Portree IV51 9PE
County: Highlands
Sale Type: Exchanged
Ref #: SKYE0543
Christine Brett
  01471 822900