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The Old Manse is an
impressive 2.5 storey, traditional stone, former manse set in an elevated
position within generous garden grounds and enjoying delightful views to Portree
Harbour. This striking double fronted, well-proportioned property has been completely
upgraded by the current owners and offers spacious 4 or 5 bedroom (3 en-suite) accommodation
set over three floors. Situated within walking distance of all facilities in Portree
town centre, the capital of Skye and in walk-in condition this property must be
seen to fully appreciate the flexibility of the accommodation on offer.
Call RE/MAX Skye today on 01471 822900 to book your viewing appointment today.
The Old Manse, Staffin Road, Portree, Isle of Skye, IV51 9HP
Ground Floor: Entrance Vestibule, Hallway, Lounge, Dining Room, Bedroom/Study, Cloakroom, Inner Hallway, Utility Room, Kitchen
First Floor: Landing, Three Bedrooms (En-suite)
Second Floor: Sitting Room/Bedroom
External: Generous Garden Grounds, Shed, Detached Single Car Garage
Set round a natural harbour, Portree is a bustling port, thriving business and cultural centre, offering a wide range of shops, services, and leisure facilities. It is also a cultural focal point for Skye, with year-round concerts, theatre and cinema, art and craft exhibitions and workshops.
The town makes a great base for exploring the outstanding beauty of the Trotternish Ridge, the Old Man of Storr, Kilt Rock and the Quirang to the north and to the south, the imposing Cuillin Mountains which offer both gentle and challenging climbing and walking for the world's outdoor enthusiasts.
The Old Manse was built in 1889 and upgraded in 2016 to include the loft conversion. The property extends to some 253m2 and benefits from recently replaced double glazing throughout and oil-fired central heating to thermostatically controlled radiators supplemented by open fires in the lounge and dining room. The property sits within generous well-stocked garden grounds to the front and rear with off-road parking via a driveway from the Staffin Road with additional parking to the rear accessed from Fraser Crescent.
DETACHED SINGLE CAR GARAGE
The Old Manse sits in an elevated position with generous well maintained garden grounds extending to some 1/3 acre (to be confirmed by Title Plan), the gardens are well maintained with pretty planted mature beds, a driveway from the Staffin Road offers off-road parking.
in the sale is the range cooker, other items may be available by separate negotiation.
SERVICES: Mains electricity, mains drainage, mains water.
EPC Rating: E (41)
COUNCIL TAX: Band: F
HOME REPORT: Contact the RE/MAX Skye office
DIRECTIONS: Follow the A87 north to Portree when entering Portree pass the Isle of Skye Candle Company on your left and continue through the town centre onto the Staffin Road, The Old Manse is set up on the left-hand side shortly after the new flats.
ENTRY: At a date to be mutually agreed.
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.
A covered veranda gives access via a glazed door to the vestibule, painted ‘V’ lining to walls and ceiling, radiator, painted boards to floor, access to hallway:
Half frosted glazed door with frosted glazed side panels opens into the spacious hallway, stained ‘V’ lining to dado height, radiator, painted floorboards, access to lounge, dining room, bedroom/study, cloakroom, inner hallway, stairs to upper floor:
(Dimension into bay) Original panel door, large deep bay window to front elevation with views to Portree harbour, deep window to side elevation, open fire with tile hearth and surround, built-in cupboard, two radiators, painted and varnished floorboards.
(Dimension nto bay) Original panel door, large deep bay window to front elevation with views to Portree harbour, open fire with tile hearth and surround, two built-in cupboards, two radiators, painted and varnished floorboards, access to kitchen
(Dimension into shallow bay) Original panel door, shallow bay to rear elevation, painted floorboards, radiator, open fire with tile hearth and surround.
(Dimension into shallow bay) Original panel door, shallow bay to rear elevation, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, radiator, painted floorboards.
Original panel door, under stair cupboard, radiator, painted floorboards, access to kitchen, utility room:
Part glazed door, window to side and high line window to rear elevations, deep ceramic sink with adjacent stained pitch pine work tops, space and plumbing for washing machine, radiator, painted floor, uPVC half frosted glazed door to side:
Deep window to rear elevation with garden views, Belfast sink with drainer set into stained pitch pine worktop with cupboard under, electric Belling range cooker with three ovens and extractor over, fridge/freezer, large larder cupboard, downlights, radiator, painted floorboards, access to dining room:
Stained and painted stair rises from the hallway to the attractive mezzanine style first floor landing, decorative timber and wrought iron balustrade, Velux window to rear elevation at turn of stair, stained ‘V’ lining to dado height, understairs cupboard, radiator, painted floorboards, access to three bedrooms, stair to upper floor:
(Dimension at widest point and into shallow bay) Shallow bay to rear elevation with garden views, radiator, painted floorboards, access to en-suite:
(Dimensions at widest points) Quadrant shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, downlights, ladder radiator, ceramic tile floor.
(Dimensions into shallow side bay and into shallow bay) Original panel door, shallow bay to rear elevation, painted floorboards.
(Dimension at widest point into shallow bay and at widest points) Shallow feature bay window to front elevation, freestanding bath, large quadrant shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, downlights, wall lights, vintage cast iron radiator, stained floorboards.
(Dimensions into shallow bay) Shallow bay to front elevation with views to Portree Bay, radiator, painted floorboards, access to en-suite:
Shallow frosted bay to rear elevation, large quadrant shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, downlights, ladder radiator, radiator, ceramic tile floor.
Stained timber stair rises from the upper landing to the upper bedroom/sitting room:
(Dimension under coombs) Open access from stair, two deep Velux windows to front elevation with views to Portree Harbour, two deep Velux windows to rear elevation with garden views, two radiators, stained floorboards, access to large store cupboard:
(Dimension under coombs) Painted floorboards. This room offers the option for conversion to an en-suite with plumbing facilities in place.
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