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Property Exchanged in Caligarry, Ardvasar, Isle Of Skye
Offers Over £250,000

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  • Detached, single storey 3 bedroom (1 en-suite) property
  • Elevated position with views to The Sound of Sleat
  • Well located on the sought after Sleat Peninsula
  • Garden grounds plus 0.5 acre of Owner Occupied croft
  • Property requires upgrading
  • EPC RATING: F (27)

Rachel’s Cottage is a well located, 3 bedroom (1 en-suite) detached single storey property situated on the popular and sought after Sleat Peninsula and enjoying far reaching views over the Sound of Sleat to the Knoydart Hills and beyond. Well placed for local amenities in Ardvasar village and set in an elevated position within enclosed garden grounds of approximately quarter acre Rachel’s Cottage also benefits from an area of owner occupied croft land extending to approximately half acre. Whilst requiring upgrading this property offers the opportunity to purchase a home or holiday home in a desirable location.
Call RE/MAX on 01471 822900 to view today!

Rachel’s Cottage, 3 Caligarry, Ardvasar, Sleat, Isle of Skye IV45 8RU

Entrance Hallway, Lounge, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room, Sun Room/Dining Room, 3 Bedrooms (1 en-suite), Bathroom
EXTERNAL: Private Parking Area, 3 Wooden Sheds, Enclosed Garden, approximately 0.5 acre of owner occupied croft.

The Sleat peninsula is known as The Garden of Skye. The village of Ardvasar is located in the south of the peninsula with local amenities including hotel, shop, post office, petrol station and village hall. The Armadale to Mallaig ferry terminal is also located here.

Sleat is made up of a series of small villages and the local primary school, located at Ferrindonald, offers both English & Gaelic medium classes alongside the medical Centre. There is a good range of quality hotels and restaurants in the locality and visitors are drawn to Armadale Castle, with its beautiful gardens and The Clan Donald Centre. The nearest main village is Broadford, 16 miles away where you will find a wider range of local amenities.

Built over a hundred years ago Rachel’s Cottage was later extended and benefits from double glazing, electric via storage/ panel heating and a multi-fuel stove in the lounge. Located in an elevated position on the edge of the village of Ardvasar the property enjoys delightful views to the Sound of Sleat and beyond.


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The property has a gravel driveway from the village road for off road parking, a gate leads to the garden area to the rear of the property which is laid mainly to grass with some mature planting. The owner occupied croft is accessible from this area and is situated below the property, the croft area extends to 0.5 acre (to be confirmed by title plan) and can also be accessed from the village road.

EXTRAS: This property is being sold as seen.

SERVICES: Mains electricity, mains water, drainage to septic tank
HOME REPORT: Contact the RE/MAX Skye office

ENTRY: At a date to be mutually agreed.

DIRECTIONS: If arriving on Skye by the ferry from Mallaig, take the first left turn after leaving the ferry port sign posted to Ardvasar. Drive through the village past the village hall and continue along until exiting the village. Rachel’s Cottage is situated on the left, side-on to the road opposite the property called ‘Homeleigh.’  If arriving by road turn onto the A851 at Skulamus, follow the road to Armadale. At Armadale, as the road bends to the left take the right hand junction signposted to Ardvasar and follow instructions above.

VIEWING: Viewing of this property is essential to be fully appreciated. 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



‘L’ shaped hallway entered via uPVC frosted glazed door, window to side elevation with sea views and a further window to the front elevation, storage heater, fitted carpet, access to lounge, bedrooms and bathroom.

BEDROOM 2: - 10' 1'' x 9' 1'' (3.07m x 2.76m)

Window to front elevation with views across the Sound of Sleat, electric panel heater, fitted carpet.

LOUNGE: - 14' 2'' x 12' 8'' (4.33m x 3.87m)

(Dimensions at widest point) Window to side elevation with stunning sea and mountain views, fireplace with inset multi-fuel stove, airing cupboard, storage heater, fitted carpet, access to kitchen/breakfast room.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: - 14' 7'' x 10' 1'' (4.44m x 3.08m)

Window to rear elevation range of wall and base units with worktop over, stainless steel sink, space for cooker with stainless steel extractor over, space for fridge/freezer, space and plumbing for dishwasher, tiling to splash backs, breakfast/dining area, two wall lights, ball spotlights to ceiling, loft hatch, storage heater, tile effect laminate flooring, access to utility room and sunroom/dining room.

UTILITY ROOM: - 7' 10'' x 5' 5'' (2.40m x 1.64m)

Windows to three elevations, range of base units with worktop over, space for freezer, space and plumbed for washing machine, tile effect laminate flooring, half glazed exterior door to rear.

SUN ROOM/DINING ROOM: - 9' 11'' x 9' 0'' (3.02m x 2.74m)

Glazed door, triple aspect room from which to enjoy the stunning sea views, ceiling down lights, electric wall heater, tile effect laminate flooring, glazed door to garden.

BEDROOM 3: - 10' 4'' x 7' 11'' (3.16m x 2.42m)

Deep sill window to rear elevation, built-in double wardrobe, electric panel heater, fitted carpet.

BEDROOM 1: - 11' 0'' x 10' 7'' (3.36m x 3.22m)

Window to front elevation with sea views, two wall lights, electric panel heater, fitted carpet, access to en-suite:

EN-SUITE: - 8' 11'' x 6' 3'' (2.71m x 1.90m)

(Dimensions at widest point) Frosted window to rear elevation, double shower cubicle, vanity sink with cupboard under and tiled worktop, WC, ladder towel rail, under floor heating, ceramic tile floor.

BATHROOM: - 8' 1'' x 5' 3'' (2.46m x 1.60m)

Frosted window to front elevation, shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, ladder towel rail, storage heater, ceramic tile floor.


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Name Location Type Distance
Caligarry, Ardvasar
Isle Of Skye IV45 8RU
County: Highlands
Sale Type: Exchanged
Ref #: SKYE0674
Christine Brett
  01471 822900