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Property Exchanged in Tarskavaig, Isle Of Skye
Offers Over £235,000

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  • Traditional, extended 1.5 storey, 3 bedroom (1 en-suite) stone croft house
  • Extensively upgraded, including new roof and central heating
  • uPVC double glazing
  • Tranquil location within the crofting township
  • Sun room taking full advantage of the delightful views to Tarskavaig Bay
  • Large workshop to the side of the property
  • EPC Rating: E (47)

Situated on the western side of the Sleat Peninsula, ‘The Garden of Skye’ and offered in good order throughout, Burnbank is a traditional, extended 1.5 storey, 3 bedroom (1 en-suite) stone croft house, which has been substantially upgraded by the current owner. Quietly located in the crofting township of Tarskavaig this charming property sits in a slightly elevated position and benefits from a well-placed sunroom maximizing the views to the beautiful Tarskavaig Bay and the nearby island of Rum. The perfect opportunity to acquire a delightful home or idyllic holiday home.
Call RE/MAX today to view on 01471 822900 to arrange your viewing appointment.

Burnbank, Tarskavaig, Sleat, Isle of Skye IV46 8SA

Property comprises:
Ground Floor: Entrance Vestibule, Sitting Room, Sunroom, Bedroom (En-Suite), Inner Hallway, Utility Room, Bathroom, Kitchen/Dining Room, Covered Rear Porch
First Floor: Landing, 2 Bedrooms, Box Room

External: Garden Grounds, Large Workshop

The Sleat peninsula is known as The Garden of Skye, the indigenous woodland and abundant wildflowers combined with the magnificent sea and mountain views make it a place difficult to be rivaled. Tarskavaig is a peaceful crofting community and was the Scottish semi-finalist in the UK National Village of the Year Competition and has an enviably friendly and welcoming community spirit. The village hall is famed for its remarkable panorama of the Cuillin Mountain ridge across Loch Eishort and the ‘Loop Road’ which takes in Tarskavaig, Tokavaig and Ord is a spectacular and dramatic yet peaceful drive through a predominantly untouched and delightful natural environment. The nearest local amenities are in Armadale approximately 7 miles away where there is a village shop with petrol station and post office. In this area you will also find the ferry terminal which runs from Armadale to Mallaig. Sleat is made up of a series of small villages and the local primary school is in Ferindonald 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. Broadford has an enhanced range of facilities and is located approximately 19 miles to the north.

Burnbank dates from circa 1823 with the upper floor being added in the 1900’s and the conservatory approximately 23 years ago and extends to some 106m2.  The property has been extensively upgraded by the current owner and now benefits from a new roof, replacement uPVC double glazing and oil-fired central heating via a Grant Vortex boiler to thermostatically controlled radiators throughout. The addition of the sunroom offers the perfect vantage point to enjoy the views to Tarskavaig Bay and the Isle of Rum, a large workshop has been erected to the side of the property.


WORKSHOP: Approx. 5.14m x 4.20m
Currently divided into two sections, set on a concrete base, window to front elevation, two windows to side elevation, pedestrian door to side elevation, power and light.

Accessed from the township road, the modest front garden is well planted with an abundance of mature planting and gravel entry path. The rear garden is laid mainly to grass with some mature trees and shrubs. The lane side and front garden areas are bordered with treated timber picket fencing and rose hedges, the rear with full wire and post fencing, a chipped area with inset paving slabs gives access around the property. There is an additional unfenced area which borders the garden and leads down to the cottages septic tank.

EXTRAS: Included in the sale are all fitted floor coverings, cooker, other items may be available by separate negotiation.

SERVICES: Mains electricity, mains water, drainage to septic tank.

COUNCIL TAX: The current council tax is Band D
HOME REPORT:  Contact the RE/MAX Skye office
EPC Rating: E (47)

Take the A851 Sleat Road south, continue past the Sabhal Mor Ostaig College then take the right turn signposted to Achnacloich, Tarskavaig and Tokavaig. Travel along this road until the sea lies ahead and the road bends sharply to the right (with Gillean House on the corner). Continue along this road as it passes the signposted road on your right into Achnacloich (do NOT turn into Achnacloich) and climbs steeply up towards the viewpoint. The road bend to the right and goes over a cattle grid. You will pass the village hall on your right and then you need to turn left down into Tarskavaig. At the red telephone box, you take the turning to the right, up the hill. Burnbank Cottage is the fourth exit from the lane, the cottage lying adjacent to the lane and the sunroom facing towards the sea.

ENTRY: At a date to be mutually agreed.

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.





ENTRANCE VESTIBULE: - 7' 4'' x 5' 1'' (2.23m x 1.54m)

UPVC door, picture window to front elevation and meadows beyond, radiator, fitted carpet, access to sitting room.

SITTING ROOM: - 17' 7'' x 13' 0'' (5.36m x 3.97m)

(First dimension at widest point) Open arch from entrance vestibule, floor to ceiling window to to front elevation, recently replaced Clearview multi-fuel free standing stove, two radiators, fitted carpet, access to inner hallway, bedroom, sunroom, stairs to upper floor:

SUNROOM: - 8' 0'' x 8' 0'' (2.45m x 2.43m)

Double opening multi-pane hardwood glazed doors, triple aspect room with windows to side elevations and front elevation with views to Tarskavaig Bay, polycarbonate sheet roofing, wood laminate flooring.

BEDROOM 1: - 10' 3'' x 9' 7'' (3.13m x 2.93m)

Deep sill window to front elevation with countryside views, radiator, wood laminate flooring, access to en-suite:

EN-SUITE: - 10' 3'' x 2' 10'' (3.12m x 0.87m)

(Dimension into shower) Built-in shower cubicle with electric power shower, small vanity sink, WC, ladder radiator, two wall lights, downlight, non-slip bathroom flooring.


Half multi-pane glazed door, downlight, fitted carpet, access to loft, utility room, bathroom, kitchen:

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: - 14' 1'' x 9' 8'' (4.29m x 2.95m)

Open arched access from inner hallway, two windows to rear elevation with garden views, additional small high level window to rear, range of white fronted shaker style wall and base units, worktop over, 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink, freestanding cooker with extractor over, under counter fridge, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier, tiling to all splash backs, painted ‘V’ lining to ceiling, two spotlight tracks, radiator, tile effect laminate flooring, space for table and chairs.

BATHROOM: - 8' 10'' x 5' 7'' (2.69m x 1.71m)

Frosted window to rear elevation, bath with electric power shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, fully tiled, painted ‘V’ lining to ceiling, heated towel rail, wall mounted fan heater, ceramic tile floor.

UTILITY ROOM: - 6' 11'' x 5' 6'' (2.12m x 1.68m)

Half glazed door, window to side elevation, recently installed Grant oil fired boiler, hot water tank, downlight, glazed uPVC door to rear covered porch:


Carpeted stairs rise from the sitting room to a small, carpeted landing, Velux to rear elevation, access to two bedrooms, box room/study:

BEDROOM 2: - 13' 5'' x 11' 4'' (4.10m x 3.46m)

(Dimension under coombs) Window to rear elevation and hillside beyond, small Velux to front elevation, cottage style effect to walls, radiator, fitted carpet.

BOX ROOM: - 7' 2'' x 6' 4'' (2.19m x 1.92m)

(Dimension under coomb) Window to front elevation with countryside view, radiator, pine boards.

BEDROOM 3: - 13' 5'' x 10' 4'' (4.10m x 3.14m)

(Dimension under coombs) Deep sill window to rear elevation, radiator, fitted carpet.


No EPC available

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Name Location Type Distance
Tarskavaig Sleat
Isle Of Skye IV46 8SA
County: Highlands
Sale Type: Exchanged
Ref #: SKYE0682
Christine Brett
  01471 822900