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Property Sold STC in 5 Stenscholl, Isle of Skye
Offers in Excess of £280,000

Sold STC
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  • 5 beds, 3 en-suites, 2 receptions
  • LPG heating to radiators. Garage & workshop
  • Located near Staffin in North East Skye
  • Panoramic views to Staffin Bay & the Quiraing
  • Ideal for B&B or spacious family home
  • EPC Rating E (39)

Achtalean is a spacious 5 bedroom (3 en-suite) property quietly situated in an elevated position within the small township of Stenscholl on the northern edge of Staffin in north east Skye, enjoying panoramic views to Staffin Bay. Achtalean is presented in excellent order throughout and is conveniently located for all local facilities in Staffin which lies approximately 18 miles north of Portree the capital of Skye. The property is currently operating as a successful B&B and presents as a substantial family home or B&B with income potential.

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

Property comprises:

Ground floor: Entrance Porch, Hallway, Master Bedroom (En-suite), Lounge, Dining Room, Kitchen, Utility Room, Cloakroom, Rear Porch.

Upper floor: 4 Bedrooms (2 En-suite), Bathroom

External: Garage, Workshop, Garden

Achtalean, 5 Stenscholl, Staffin, Isle of Skye, IV51 9JS

Location: The Trotternish Peninsula in the north of Skye is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular parts of the island. The Trotternish Ridge dominates the landscape and offers some of the best hillwalking and views around, from the Quiraing in the north to the Old Man of Storr further south. Here you will find the buzzards; falcons and golden eagles that make this part of the country their home. Local amenities include a nearby small grocery shop and fuel pumps and in Staffin village centre (approx. 1 mile south) there is a village shop, community hall (with a community gym) and café. In addition, Columba 1400 Leadership Centre has an excellent café. Staffin Primary School near the centre of the village offers English and Gaelic medium. There is a large beach in Staffin bay and also a smaller beach and slipway approximately 2 miles walk from Achtalean. Portree, the island's capital, is approximately 18 miles south.


Achtalean (Gaelic for wide meadow) was built in approximately 1995 and extends to approximately 170 sq m. The property is set in an elevated position and benefits from LPG central heating to radiators and double glazing throughout, there is off-road parking for several vehicles. Currently being used as a successful B&B,, figures can be made available to serious buyers.




Garden: Achtalean is accessed from the township road and offers parking for several vehicles and access to the outbuilding. The garden grounds offer far reaching views across Staffin Bay and are mainly laid to grass with pretty flower beds.

Included in the sale are all fitted floor coverings and integrated appliances. Other items may be available by separate negotiation, the B&B bedrooms can be sold as seen, subject to a satisfactory offer.

Mains electricity, mains water, drainage to septic tank.

Available by contacting the RE/MAX Skye office or via

EPC: E (39)

FLOOR PLANS: Available on request

: Band E

At a date to be mutually agreed.

LOCATION: Take the A87 through Portree, follow the A87 until you pass through Staffin, Stenscholl is the next township, Achtalean is situated on the left hand side.

At a date to be mutually agreed.

Viewing of this property is essential. 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' 8'' x 3' 10'' (1.72m x 1.17m)

External wooden door with decorative glazed panel and frosted glazed side panel, built-in cupboard, wood laminate flooring, access to hallway:


Half glazed door, decorative display niche with cupboard, double built-in cupboard, under stair cupboard, radiator, fitted carpet, access to lounge, kitchen, master bedroom, stairs to upper floor:

Master bedroom - 13' 5'' x 13' 2'' (4.09m x 4.02m)

(4.09m at widest point) Window to front elevation with stunning views to Staffin Bay and the Quiraing, two double built-in wardrobes, radiator, fitted carpet, access to en-suite:


Frosted window to side elevation, built-in shower cubicle with Mira electric shower, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, heated towel rail, radiator, ceramic tile floor.

Lounge - 16' 9'' x 15' 3'' (5.10m x 4.66m)

(5.10m at widest point) Half glazed door, picture window to front elevation with stunning views to Staffin Bay and the Quiraing, decorative fireplace with wood surround, tiled insert and hearth and inset electric fire, this could be removed if required to reveal an open fireplace with back boiler for water heating (serviced annually), radiator, fitted carpet, access to dining room:

Dining Room - 13' 2'' x 9' 10'' (4.02m x 2.99m)

Half glazed door, sliding patio doors to rear elevation with two steps down to slabbed patio area, radiator, fitted carpet, arched access to kitchen:

Kitchen/Diner - 15' 5'' x 10' 0'' (4.7m x 3.06m)

Open arch from dining room, window to rear elevation, extensive range of wall and base units with worktop over, ceramic 1.5 bowl sink, Halogen hob, two burner LPG hob, with extractor over, space for dishwasher, space for fridge/freezer, tiling to splash backs, radiator, wood laminate flooring, access to utility room:

Utility room - 8' 3'' x 6' 2'' (2.51m x 1.87m)

Worktop with space under and plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier, wall cupboards, wall mounted boiler, space for fridge/freezer, radiator, wood laminate flooring, access to cloakroom and rear porch:

Cloakroom - 5' 10'' x 2' 10'' (1.78m x 0.86m)

(1.78m at widest point) Frosted window to side elevation, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, fully tiled, wood laminate flooring.

Rear Porch - 7' 6'' x 6' 9'' (2.28m x 2.07m)

A generously proportioned and useful area, windows to rear and side elevations, range of base units with worktop over, two wall cupboards. Wood laminate flooring, door to side elevation:

Stair and Upper Landing

Carpeted stairs rise to the landing, Velux window to front elevation over stair well, two wall lights, radiator, access to upper floor bedrooms, bathroom, loft:

Bedroom - 15' 5'' x 11' 4'' (4.70m x 3.45m)

(under coombs and at widest point) Window to front elevation with bay views, built-in double wardrobe, radiator, fitted carpet, access to en-suite, coombs:

En-suite - 6' 5'' x 5' 6'' (1.95m x 1.68m)

(under coomb at widest point) Shower cubicle with Mira electric shower, vanity sink set over cupboards, WC, ceiling down lights, fully tiled, heated towel rail, electric fan heater, ceramic tile floor.

Bathroom - 8' 1'' x 6' 10'' (2.47m x 2.08m)

(2.08m is under coomb) Velux window to rear elevation, bath with Triton electric shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, radiator, vinyl flooring.

Bedroom - 8' 5'' x 7' 2'' (2.56m x 2.18m)

(2.18m is under coomb) Velux window to front elevation with bay views, radiator, fitted carpet.

Bedroom - 12' 2'' x 9' 10'' (3.71m x 3.00m)

(3.71m is at widest point) Window to front elevation with bay views, double built-in wardrobe, radiator, fitted carpet.

Bedroom - 15' 2'' x 6' 9'' (4.62m x 2.07m)

(at widest point) Velux to rear elevation with countryside views, two coombs cupboards, ceiling down lights, radiator, fitted carpet, access to en-suite:

En-suite - 6' 9'' x 5' 0'' (2.05m x 1.52m)

(under coomb at widest points) Shower cubicle with Bristan electric shower, vanity sink set over cupboard, WC, ceiling down lights, heated towel rail, ceramic tile floor. hot water tank


No EPC available

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Nearby Places

Name Location Type Distance
5 Stenscholl Staffin
Isle of Skye IV51 9JS
County: Highland
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: SKYE0379
Christine Brett
  01471 822900