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Property For Sale in Colbost, Dunvegan, Isle Of Skye
Offers Over £500,000

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  • Modern 3 bedroom (1 en-suite), detached 1.5 storey house
  • Good order throughout
  • uPVC double glazing and oil fired central heating
  • Tranquilly nestled within 2+ acres of deer fenced freehold land
  • Views to Loch Dunvegan, The Minch and the Outer Isles
  • EPC Rating: C (75)
  • Adjacent 'builder ready' plot extends to approximately 1 acre

Totaig House and plot offers the possibility to purchase a modern 3 bedroom (1 en-suite) detached 1.5 storey house and generous house site, located within the small crofting township of Colbost in the scenic Duirinish Peninsula in North-West Skye. Tranquilly nestled within 2+ acres (to be confirmed by title plan) of fully enclosed freehold land, this well-proportioned property enjoys outstanding views to Loch Dunvegan over the Minch to the Outer Isles from the front elevation. The adjacent, elevated ‘builder ready’ plot extends to approximately 1 acre (to be confirmed by title plan), the perfect location to build your dream home or a commercial opportunity.  This unique package is conveniently located for all facilities in Dunvegan and is only a short distance from the world famous Three Chimneys Restaurant. The house, offered in good order throughout, can be purchased excluding the plot if required and would make an excellent family home or rural retreat and should be seen to fully appreciate the idyllic setting.
Call RE/MAX Skye today on 01471 822900 to arrange your viewing appointment.

Totaig House & Plot, 23 Colbost, Isle of Skye, IV55 8ZT

Property comprises:

GROUND FLOOR: Entrance Reception Room, Lounge, Kitchen/Dining Room, Utility Room, Cloakroom
UPPER FLOOR:  Generous Landing, 3 Bedrooms (1 en-suite), Bathroom

EXTERNAL: Detached Double Car Garage, 2+ acres Freehold Ground, Plot approximately 1.00 acre Freehold Ground

The small crofting township of Colbost consists of a scattering of houses in the north west of Skye, just a short distance from the village of Glendale where you can find local amenities such as a local shop, Post Office cafe/restaurant and community hall. This is an area rich in sights and places of interest, close to Neist Point Lighthouse, Dunvegan Castle, Borreraig Park Piping Museum and MacCrimmons Cairn. Also close by are the breathtaking coral beaches and McLeod's Tables Mountains. Local walks take you to quiet bays, waterfalls, river pools and deserted village ruins. Rich in wildlife and beauty, the area offers plentiful opportunities for outdoor pursuits such as hillwalking, fishing, cycling etc. Dunvegan is North-West Skye's main village, which is about 10 miles away and offers a range of amenities including a bi-lingual nursery and primary school.   A wider range of facilities are available in the island’s capital Portree approximately 32 miles away.

Totaig House was completed in 2010 and extends to some 172m2, the property benefits from uPVC double glazing and oil fired central heating via a Grant oil fired boiler to radiators throughout supplemented by an open fire in the lounge.  The property is set within approximately 2+ acres of deer fenced freehold ground.
Highland Council 04/00185/OUTSL granted August 2004, valid in perpetuity.


Block construction, pitch tile roof.

Sitting within 2+ acres of freehold land (to be confirmed by title plan), the property is approached via a chipped driveway which provides parking for several vehicles and gives access to the detached double garage. The garden grounds immediately surrounding the house are laid to grass with mature trees, shrubs and vegetable garden with a raised deck to the rear of the property offering a tranquil space from which to enjoy the peaceful setting and enjoy al fresco dining.  The adjacent elevated plot of 1 acre is easily accessible and has Planning in Principle in perpetuity. Both are set within fully deer fenced grounds with two ponds and orchard bounded by a burn to the rear boundary your own idyllic acreage in which to wander. This package also offers a commercial opportunity with ample space for the erection of pods, yurts or holiday chalets subject to appropriate planning consents being obtained.                                             

EXTRAS: Included in the sale are all fitted floorcoverings and integrated appliances. Other items may be available by separate negotiation.

SERVICES: Mains electricity, mains water, drainage to septic tank, fibre optic internet connection.
HOME REPORT & FLOOR PLAN: Contact the RE/MAX Skye office
EPC Rating: C (75)

DIRECTIONS: From the main B884 Glendale road turn right when you see the sign for Husabost after passing through Colbost, shortly after entering this road you will see a sign under the post box for Totaig House on your left at the end of the 140 meter drive.

ENTRY: At a date to be mutually agreed, there is no upward chain.

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.  Email. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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 RECEPTION ROOM: - 18' 8'' x 13' 9'' (5.70m x 4.18m)

(Dimension at widest point) Three steps rise to glazed uPVC door to side elevation, wall of windows to front elevation with views to Loch Dunvegan, window to side elevation, under stair cupboard, downlights, two radiators, vinyl flooring, access to lounge, kitchen/dining room, utility room, stairs to upper floor:

LOUNGE: - 21' 7'' x 13' 7'' (6.59m x 4.13m)

Double multi-pane glazed door open into a spacious light filled room with French doors to the front elevation and window to the rear elevation, open fireplace with cast iron insert, slate hearth and timber surround, two radiators, fitted carpet.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: - 21' 7'' x 13' 7'' (6.59m x 4.13m)

Double opening multi-pane doors, French doors to front elevation with loch views, windows to rear and side elevations, extensive range of wall and base units with worktop over, stainless steel sink, integrated oven with hob and stainless steel extractor over, integrated fridge, integrated dishwasher, tiling to splash backs, two spotlights tracks, two radiators, vinyl flooring, ample space for table and chairs.

UTILITY ROOM: - 10' 1'' x 8' 5'' (3.08m x 2.56m)

Window to rear elevation, worktop with cupboard under and space and plumbing for washing machine, spotlight track, radiator, vinyl flooring, frosted glazed door to rear elevation, access to cloakroom:

CLOAKROOM: - 5' 3'' x 3' 3'' (1.60m x 1.00m)

Small corner wall mounted sink, WC, radiator, vinyl flooring.


Carpeted stairs rise to a generous carpeted mezzanine landing.

MEZZANINE LANDING: - 16' 7'' x 13' 8'' (5.05m x 4.17m)

(Dimensions at widest point under coombs) Three Velux windows to front elevation, two spotlight tracks, access to loft, bedrooms, bathroom:

BEDROOM 1: - 14' 8'' x 13' 3'' (4.48m x 4.03m)

(Dimension under coomb) Window to front elevation, radiator, fitted carpet, access to en-suite:

En-Suite: - 13' 3'' x 6' 6'' (4.03m x 1.98m)

(Dimensions under coomb) Velux window to rear elevation, shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, spotlight track, radiator, vinyl flooring.

BEDROOM 2: - 13' 3'' x 11' 9'' (4.03m x 3.58m)

(Dimension under coomb) Window to front elevation with loch views, radiator, fitted carpet.

BEDROOM 3: - 13' 3'' x 9' 5'' (4.03m x 2.88m)

(Dimensions under coomb) Velux window to rear elevation, window to side elevation, spotlight track, radiator, fitted carpet.

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Name Location Type Distance
Colbost, Dunvegan
Isle Of Skye IV55 8ZT
County: Highlands
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: SKYE0635
Christine Brett
  01471 822900