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Property Exchanged in Balmeanach, Struan, Isle Of Skye
Offers Over £370,000

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  • Bespoke, contemporary detached property
  • Stylish open-plan upside down living
  • Immaculate internal presentation
  • Requires extensive work to the external rendering
  • Currently operating as a successful B&B
  • Views towards the Cuillins & The Minch
  • EPC: C (72)

Spindrift is a 3 bedroom (all en-suite) bespoke, contemporary detached 1.5 storey property, rurally situated in the small township of Balmeanach in North West Skye. Offering stylish ‘upside down’ living, the open plan living space on the upper floor enjoys full length windows to the gable which maximize the far reaching countryside views towards the Cuillins and the Minch.  This property is immaculately presented internally with quality fixtures and fittings throughout but requires extensive work to the external rendering.  Currently operating as a successful B&B this property offers the opportunity to purchase a spacious modern home with income potential or holiday home.

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

Spindrift, 4 Balmeanach, Struan, Isle of Skye, IV56 8FH

Property comprises:

Ground floor: Entrance Hallway, Jack & Jill Shower Room, Utility Room, Rear Hallway, Bedroom Hallway, 3 Bedrooms (2 en-suite)
Upper floor: Open-Plan Kitchen/Dining/Living Area
External: Wood Store, Timber Shed

Balmeanach is a small crofting hamlet lying between Struan & Dunvegan on the North West coast of Skye. It is well placed to take advantage of the many outdoor pursuits Skye is renowned for including hillwalking, fishing, kayaking, diving, cycling and much more.  Local amenities can be found approximately 2 miles away in Struan itself and include a village shop, café, jetty, church, and Primary School. The village of Dunvegan is approximately 9 miles away and offers a good range of further local amenities including dentist, medical centre, village hall, garage, petrol stations, grocery stores and a range of hotels, bars, and restaurants, not to mention Skye's famous and historic Dunvegan Castle.  Portree, the Island capital, is about 9 miles north east from Struan and is where you will find secondary schooling (to which a bus runs daily), shops, supermarket, restaurants and hotels, swimming pool & leisure facilities, banks, local hospital, chemist, dentist, etc.

Spindrift extends to 167m2 and was completed in 2013 offering contemporary living accommodation, with open plan living space to the upper floor and quality fixtures and fittings throughout. The property benefits from oil fired heating via a Grant oil fired boiler to underfloor heating to the ground floor supplemented by a  high level log burning stove located between the kitchen and lounge areas to the upper floor and is double glazed throughout  with timber casement units.
Please Note: Planning Permission was granted with the original planning application for the erection of a detached garage with self-contained flat above.




GARDEN: Spindrift is accessed from the township road and is set within fully enclosed garden grounds, with off road parking for two vehicles; there is space for the construction of a garage if required. The gardens are mainly laid to grass with attractive decking to the rear and side of the property taking advantage

EXTRAS: Included in the sale are all fitted floor coverings, integrated appliances, and blinds.  This property can be sold fully furnished subject to separate negotiation.

SERVICES: Mains electricity, private water, drainage to private septic tank.
HOME REPORT: Available by contacting the RE/MAX Skye office.
EPC: C (72)

ENTRY: At a date to be mutually agreed.

DIRECTIONS: From the Skye Bridge head North on the A87 at Sligachan turn left onto the A863 toward Dunvegan, continue on this road for approximately 13 miles, after passing through the small township of Ose, continue for 1 mile until you see a red telephone box on your right, take the right hand turn signposted Balmeanach, follow the road for about half a mile, Spindrift is on the left.

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 HALLWAY: - 17' 8'' x 11' 5'' (5.38m x 3.47m)

(Dimensions at widest points) Three steps rise to exterior door which enters a spacious hallway, built-in under stairs cupboard, porcelain tile floor, access to Jack & Jill shower room, utility room, rear hallway, stairs to upper floor:

‘JACK & JILL’ SHOWER ROOM: - 8' 3'' x 7' 4'' (2.51m x 2.23m)

Window to front elevation, large corner shower cubicle with raindrop shower head, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, ceiling down lights, ladder radiator, porcelain tile floor:

UTILITY ROOM: - 9' 1'' x 6' 6'' (2.77m x 1.97m)

Range of contemporary base units with coordinating worktop over, 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink, space and plumbed for washing machine and tumble drier, wood laminate flooring, access to rear hallway:

REAR HALLWAY: - 9' 3'' x 5' 5'' (2.83m x 1.66m)

Glazed oak door enters from hallway, ceiling spotlight cluster, porcelain tile floor, access to bedroom hallway, glazed exterior door to side leading to small, decked area and shed:

BEDROOM HALLWAY: - 29' 9'' x 5' 5'' (9.06m x 1.66m)

A light filled hallway with three windows to rear elevation and a further window to the side elevation, built-in cupboard housing underfloor heating and water tank, oak flooring, access to three bedrooms

BEDROOM 3: - 17' 9'' x 10' 0'' (5.40m x 3.05m)

(Dimension at widest point) Window to front elevation, built-in wardrobe, fitted carpet, access to Jack & Jill bathroom:

BEDROOM 2: - 17' 9'' x 11' 4'' (5.40m x 3.46m)

(Dimension at widest point) Deep window to front elevation with countryside views, built-in wardrobe, fitted carpet, access to en-suite:

EN-SUITE: - 6' 5'' x 5' 9'' (1.96m x 1.74m)

Large corner shower cubicle with raindrop shower head, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, ceiling down lights, fully tiled, porcelain tile floor

MASTER BEDROOM: - 17' 9'' x ' '' (5.40m x m)

Two windows to front elevation, sliding patio doors to side elevation onto raised deck area, fitted carpet, access to en-suite:

EN-SUITE: - 9' 9'' x 5' 7'' (2.97m x 1.70m)

Windows to rear and side elevations, bath, large corner shower cubicle with rain drop head shower, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, ladder radiator, fully tiled, porcelain tile floor.


Oak staircase with glazed and oak balustrade rises to the first floor opening directly into the open planning living area, three windows to side elevation, three wall lights.


This light filled and spacious area has a vaulted ceiling to the living area and is partially divided by a central wood burning stove, the glazed stove is set within a slate surround with slate hearths and can be accessed from either the lounge area or the kitchen/dining area:

Kitchen/Dining area: - 32' 11'' x 17' 6'' (10.04m x 5.34m)

(Dimension under coombs) Three Velux windows to front elevation, two Velux windows to rear elevation, range of contemporary base units with coordinating worktop over, integrated dishwasher, integrated double oven, integrated coffee machine, large island unit with breakfast areas at either end, cupboards and drawers under, four ring induction hob with stainless steel extractor over, integrated fridge, integrated freezer, glass splash backs, ceiling down lights, oak flooring, ample space for table and chairs, open access to living area:

Living area: - 23' 0'' x 17' 6'' (7.00m x 5.34m)

(Dimensions under coombs) Full length window to side elevation and narrow feature window offering far reaching countryside views, large Velux window to front elevation with low level slit window under, Velux window to rear elevation, decorative beams to ceiling, extensive range of decorative shelving, fitted carpet.


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Nearby Places

Name Location Type Distance
Balmeanach, Struan
Isle Of Skye IV56 8FH
County: Highlands
Sale Type: Exchanged
Ref #: SKYE0657
Christine Brett
  01471 822900