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Property Under Offer in Kensaleyre, Isle of Skye
Offers Over £330,000

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  • Immaculately presented, extended 3 bedroom, detached croft house
  • Timber casement double glazing and electric heating throughout
  • Stunning loch side location
  • Detached Garage
  • Generous well maintained garden grounds
  • EPC Rating F (31)

Grianaig is an immaculately presented, detached, 1.5 storey, three bedroom (1 en-suite) extended croft house, situated in a stunning location on the shores of Loch Eyre in the crofting township of Kensaleyre. Skilfully extended, this charming and deceptively spacious property enjoys unrestricted water views and is set within delightful mature garden grounds, whilst being conveniently situated for all amenities in Portree, the capital of Skye, some 7 miles south. Grianaig is offered in walk-in condition and must be viewed to be fully appreciated, a well-placed family or holiday home.

Call RE/MAX Skye today on 01471 822900 to arrange your viewing appointment

Grianaig, Kensaleyre, By Portree, Isle of Skye, IV51 9XE

Property comprises of:

Ground Floor:
Entrance Vestibule, Lounge/Dining Room, Sun Room, Shower Room, Kitchen, Rear Porch, Utility Room, Master Bedroom, (En-Suite)
First Floor:
2 Bedrooms, Box Room/Small Study

Detached Garage, Attached Workshop, Generous Garden Grounds

Kensaleyre comprises a handful of dwellings and sits at the tip of Loch Eyre, an inlet of Loch Snizort, one of the major sea lochs in the north of Skye. This is 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 7 miles away and a comprehensive range of amenities can be found here.

Grianaig is a traditional croft house extended some 30 years ago and further extended some 11 years ago with the garage being added 6 years ago, the property benefits from timber casement double glazing and electric heating throughout and is offered in walk-in condition. The tasteful gable extension and conservatory taking full advantage of the stunning loch side location.


ATTACHED WORKSHOP: Approx. 3.00m x 2.50m
Light, heating, and large floored loft space accessed by loft ladder.

DETACHED GARAGE: Approx. 5.50m x 5.00m
Concrete floor, heating, power and light, double block insulated walls and doors. The garage has been constructed suitable for conversion to additional accommodation subject to planning consents being obtained.


Access to Grianaig is from the main township road via a shared tarmacadam driveway leading to a parking area and giving access to the garage, a slabbed pathway to the side of the property gives access to the rear and slabbed patio area off of the master bedroom.  The generous well maintained garden grounds extend to approximately 1/3 acre (to be confirmed by title plan) and are laid mainly to grass with pretty planted areas.

EXTRAS: Included in the sale are all integrated appliances and floor coverings.

SERVICES: Mains electricity, mains water, drainage to septic tank.
EPC Rating F (31)
HOME REPORT & FLOOR PLAN: Contact the RE/MAX Skye office

DIRECTIONS: Follow the A87 into Portree, after entering Portree follow the A87 toward Uig, shortly after entering Kensaleyre pass the church on the left, Grianaig is the first property on the left.

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: - 8' 6'' x 7' 0'' (2.59m x 2.13m)

(Dimensions at widest point) Timber door with two glazed panels, windows to front and side elevations, storage heater, ceramic tile floor, access to lounge/dining room:

LOUNGE/DINING ROOM: - 27' 6'' x 13' 0'' (8.37m x 3.95m)

Glazed door, two windows to front elevation both fitted with shutters, this spacious room benefits from fireplaces at either end both having a timber surrounds with slate inserts and hearth with a stove effect electric fire to the dining area and an inset multi-fuel stove in the lounge area, painted beams to ceiling, under stair cupboard, two storage heaters, access to sunroom, shower room, kitchen, stairs to upper floor:

SUN ROOM: - 13' 1'' x 13' 1'' (4.00m x 4.00m)

Glazed door, windows to front and side elevation with unrestricted views to Loch Eyre, wall lights, electric panel heaters, ceramic tile floor:

SHOWER ROOM: - 8' 2'' x 7' 4'' (2.50m x 2.23m)

(Dimensions at widest point) Frosted window to rear elevation, ‘wet-room’ style shower with Mira Galena electric shower, vanity sink with cupboards under, WC, downlights, ladder radiator, ceramic tile floor.

KITCHEN: - 13' 5'' x 9' 7'' (4.10m x 2.92m)

Double opening glazed doors enter the kitchen, picture window to rear elevation with loch views, extensive range of wall and base units with oak worktop over, 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink, 5 burner LPG Range with hotplate, grill, 2 ovens and stainless steel hood over, integrated fridge/freezer, integrated dishwasher, tiling to splash backs, spotlight cluster, electric panel heater, vinyl flooring, access to rear hallway:


Half multi- pane glazed door, window to rear elevation with loch views, glazed wooden NorDan door to rear, access to utility room, master bedroom:

UTILITY ROOM: - 7' 11'' x 6' 9'' (2.42m x 2.05m)

Velux to rear elevation, Belfast ceramic sink set into worktop, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier, large built-in larder cupboard with double doors, downlights, electric panel heater, vinyl flooring.

MASTER BEDROOM: - 18' 0'' x 13' 8'' (5.48m x 4.16m)

(Dimension at widest point) Floor to ceiling window to rear elevation with splendid views to Loch Eyre, window to side elevation, two Velux windows to front elevation, range of built-in wardrobes with oak sliding doors, two high level built-in cupboards, downlights, underfloor heating, Amtico flooring, access to en-suite:

EN-SUITE: - 10' 2'' x 5' 11'' (3.09m x 1.81m)

Frosted glazed door, frosted glazed window to front elevation, large wet-room style shower with glazed shower screen and raindrop shower head, range of built-in units incorporating base and wall cupboards, vanity sink, WC, downlights, fully tiled, underfloor heating, ceramic tile floor.


Carpeted stairs rise to a carpeted landing area, Velux to rear elevation, access to two bedrooms, boxroom/small study, linen cupboard and loft:

BEDROOM 2: - 12' 11'' x 11' 11'' (3.94m x 3.62m)

(Dimension under coombs) Window to front elevation, Velux to rear elevation, electric panel heater, fitted carpet.

BOX ROOM/SMALL STUDY: - 5' 8'' x 11' 10'' (1.72m x 3.60m)

Window to front elevation, range of built-in cupboards with sliding doors, electric panel heater, fitted carpet.

BEDROOM 3: - 8' 11'' x ' '' (2.73m x m)

(Dimension under coombs) Window to front elevation, Velux to rear elevation, electric panel heater, fitted carpet.


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Nearby Places

Name Location Type Distance
Kensaleyre Portree
Isle of Skye IV51 9XE
County: Highlands
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: SKYE0613
Christine Brett
  01471 822900