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Property Under Offer in Hallin, Isle Of Skye
Offers in the Region Of £185,000

Under Offer
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  • Spacious 4 bed detached cottage, requiring refurbishment
  • Byre and shed
  • Grounds extending to 0.46 acre
  • Views to Loch Dunvegan and Dunvegan Head
  • Rural location, Waternish Peninsula, 10 minute drive to Dunvegan
  • EPC Rating F

1 Upper Halistra is a traditional, extended 4 bedroom croft house situated in an elevated position within mature garden grounds and enjoying panoramic views to Loch Dunvegan and Dunvegan Head. Located in the Waternish Peninsula in north end of the Isle of Skye, 1 Upper Halistra requires refurbishment and is being offered complete with an old byre and shed. This package offers the opportunity to acquire a generously proportioned cottage in a rural setting, suitable for use as a family or holiday home.

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

Property comprises:

Ground Floor: Entrance Porch, Hallway, Sitting Room, Kitchen, Rear Vestibule, Utility , Cloakroom, Lounge, Bathroom, Large Store Room

First Floor: Landing, 4 Bedrooms

External: Garden Grounds

1 Upper Halistra, Hallin, Waternish, Isle of Skye IV55 8GL

Location: The Waternish Peninsula was once a bloody battlefield between the MacLeod and MacDonald Clans, evidence is still to be found today with the remains of Trumpan Church a reminder of how brutal island life once was. These days Waternish offers a much peaceful and relaxed lifestyle with dramatic coastal scenery and regular sightings of sea eagles, whales, dolphins and porpoises. Close by is Stein, a model fishing village designed by Thomas Telford in the late 1700’s Here you will find Skye’s oldest inn (The Stein Inn) along with the renowned Loch Bay Seafood Restaurant. Also in the area is a village hall, primary school, Skye Skyns workshop, a local Diving Centre, Craft shop and Gallery. A selection of local amenities can be found in Dunvegan just 10 minutes’ drive away including medical centre, restaurants, shops, garage, and Primary school.

Accommodation: 1 Upper Halistra was built in circa 1932 and extended in the 1970’s, the property has oil fired central heating throughout and partial double glazing. The garden grounds extend to some 0.46 acres (to be confirmed by title plan). Whilst requiring refurbishment this property presents an excellent opportunity to acquire a spacious family/holiday home. The adjacent byre and shed also offering the potential for conversion to a small holiday home (subject to the usual planning constraints).




Access is directly from the township road, accessing off road parking for several vehicles between the house and the byre, the generous garden grounds to the front of the property are laid mainly to grass with mature beds, trees and shrubs. The more modest rear garden offers far reaching sea views. The grounds extend in total to some 0.46 acres (to be confirmed by title plan).


Included in the sale are all fitted floorcoverings.

Mains electricity, mains water, drainage to septic tank.

Council Tax: The current council tax is band E

Home Report: Available by contacting the RE/MAX Skye office

EPC Rating: F (22)


Follow the A87 north, taking the A863 at Sligachan, follow this road to Dunvegan, on leaving the village take the A850 to the right, continue until you reach the B886 signposted Waternish on your left (approximately 5 miles), follow this road until you reach the ‘T’ junction, turn right continue on this road until you see the signpost for Geary to your right, 1 Upper Halistra is situated on your left just past this junction.

At a date to be mutually agreed.

Viewing of this property is essential to be fully appreciated. Viewing can be arranged by calling Christine Brett on 01471 822900 or by e-mailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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 Porch - 5' 1'' x 5' 0'' (1.55m x 1.53m)

Wooden exterior door, small window to side elevation, vinyl tiles, access to hallway:


Two radiators, fitted carpet, access to sitting room, large under stair store room, lounge, bathroom, stairs to upper floor:

Sitting Room (or dining room) - 14' 9'' x 11' 0'' (4.5m x 3.36m)

Window to front elevation with garden views, window to side elevation, fireplace with wooden surround and marble insert and hearth, inset electric fire (we understand the original fireplace and chimney could be opened up if required), two wall lights, radiator, fitted carpet.

Kitchen - 17' 7'' x 9' 9'' (5.37m x 2.97m)

(at widest points) Picture window to rear elevation with far reaching water views, small additional window also to front elevation, older style range of kitchen units with worktop over, stainless steel sink, space for cooker, space and plumbing for washing machine, radiator, vinyl flooring, space for table and chairs, access to rear entrance vestibule:

Rear Vestibule

Quarry tile floor, access to utility area, wooden external door to rear:

Utility - 12' 4'' x 6' 7'' (3.77m x 2.0m)

(3.77m is at widest point) Two windows to rear elevation, butler sink, ample space for appliances, access to cloakroom:


Small wall mounted sink, WC, vinyl flooring.

Under Stair Storage Room - 11' 7'' x 6' 0'' (3.52m x 1.84m)

(currently used as a bedroom) Restricted width and head height at door, window to side elevation, fitted carpet.

Lounge - 14' 7'' x 10' 10'' (4.44m x 3.29m)

Window to front elevation with garden views, fireplace with wooden surround and stone insert and hearth, electric fire radiator, fitted carpet.


Frosted window to rear elevation, bath with Triton shower over and folding shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, radiator, cork tile floor.

Stairs & upper landing

Carpeted stairs rise to upper landing (coombed ceiling), Velux to front elevation, built-in cupboards to coombs, fitted carpet, access to four bedrooms:

Bedroom - 18' 0'' x 9' 7'' (5.49m x 2.91m)

(currently used as a living room) Frosted glazed door, picture window to rear elevation with stunning far reaching views, window to side elevation, two wall lights, radiator, fitted carpet.

Bedroom - 11' 6'' x 8' 0'' (3.50m x 2.43m)

(3.50m is under coombs) Window to front elevation, built-in wardrobe, radiator, fitted carpet.

Bedroom - 12' 3'' x 11' 0'' (3.73m x 3.35m)

(3.73m is under coombs) Window to front elevation, radiator, fitted carpet.

Bedroom - 10' 2'' x 6' 7'' (3.09m x 2.00m)

(at widest point) Window to rear elevation, built-in wardrobe, radiator, fitted carpet.


No EPC available

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Nearby Places

Name Location Type Distance
Hallin Waternish
Isle Of Skye IV55 8GL
County: Highland
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: SKYE0376
Christine Brett
  01471 822900