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Property Under Offer in Upper Milovaig, Isle Of Skye
Offers Over £220,000

Under Offer
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  • Detached 1.5 storey traditional stone croft house
  • Tastefully renovated by current owners
  • 3 bedrooms, sitting room, kitchen/dining room
  • Approximately 2 acres of freehold land
  • Peaceful elevated location
  • Delightful views to Loch Poolitiel and Dunvegan Head
  • EPC G (14)

Peacefully located in an elevated position within the rural community of Glendale in North West Skye, the Old Lighthouse Keepers Cottage offers the opportunity to purchase a tastefully renovated and extended, 3 bedroom, traditional stone croft house. This charming property, sitting within generous freehold grounds of approximately 2 acres enjoys views to Loch Pooltiel, Dunvegan Head and beyond. Currently operating as a successful holiday let this deceptively spacious property, in a scenic location would make a delightful home or holiday home.

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

Old Lighthouse Keepers Cottage, 5 Upper Milovaig, Isle of Skye IV55 8WY

Property comprises:

Ground Floor: Entrance Vestibule, Sitting Room, Kitchen/Dining Room, Bedroom
First Floor: Landing, 2 Bedrooms, Bathroom

External: Garden Grounds, Timber Garden Shed

LOCATION: The small crofting township of Upper Milovaig consists of a scattering of houses in the north west of Skye, just two miles from the village of Glendale, you will find local amenities such as a local shop, Post Office, cafe/restaurant and community hall. This is an area rich in sights and places of interest, close to Neist Point Lighthouse, Dunvegan Castle, Borreraig Park Piping Museum and MacCrimmons Cairn. Also close by are the breathtaking coral beaches and McLeod's Tables Mountains. Local walks take you to quiet bays, waterfalls, river pools and deserted village ruins. Rich in wildlife and beauty the area offers plentiful opportunities for outdoor pursuits such as hillwalking, fishing, cycling etc. Dunvegan is North-West Skye's main village, which is about 10 miles away and offers a range of amenities including a selection of small shops, medical centre, hotels, restaurants, garage and primary school. A wider range of facilities are available in the island’s capital Portree approx. 32 miles away.

ACCOMMODATION: The Old Lighthouse Keepers Cottage wasThe perfect property for those looking for a rural location but still conveniently placed for facilities available in Dunvegan. built in the 1800’s and has been tastefully renovated by the current owners whilst retaining many original features, including wooden floors, ‘V’ lining and exposed stone work. The property benefits from electric heating via a combination of storage and convector heaters and is double glazed throughout. The perfect property for those looking for a rural location but still conveniently placed for facilities available in Dunvegan.


Timber garden shed

Derelict Black House

Accessed via a track rising from the township road which leads to chipped off road parking for several vehicles, the garden grounds have been natural and are mainly grass.

Extras: Included in the sale are all fitted floor coverings and the range cooker.

Services: Mains electricity, mains water, drainage to septic tank.
Council Tax: The currently commercially rated
Home Report: Available by contacting the RE/MAX Skye office
EPC Rating: G (14)

Directions: From the main B884 Glendale road, take the road to Neist Point, turning right immediately after the bus shelter, take the first track on your left, bearing left which will lead you directly to the Old Lighthouse Keepers Cottage.

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 Christine Brett 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' 10'' x 4' 1'' (2.39m x 1.24m)

Approx. 2.39m x 1.24m Exterior door with glazed fanlight, two windows to front elevation, ‘V’ lining to ceiling, two wall lights, stained floorboards, access to open hallway and sitting room:

Open Hallway & Sitting Room: - 18' 3'' x 14' 1'' (5.55m x 4.28m)

Dimensions at widest points Deep sill window to front elevation with Loch views, decorative fireplace with painted surround and inset multi-fuel stove set on a stone hearth, under stair cupboard, ‘V’ lining to ceiling, three wall lights, storage heater, stained floor boards, access to kitchen/dining room, bedroom, stairs to upper floor:

Kitchen/Dining Room: - 16' 5'' x 11' 1'' (5.00m x 3.38m)

Multi-pane glazed door, this spacious triple aspect room enjoys two windows to rear elevation, two windows to side elevation and French doors to side elevation opening onto chipped patio area, a range of freestanding base units with wooden worktop over, decorative shelving units, 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink, Belling electric range cooker, space for fridge/freezer, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier, wall light, ceiling spot light track, ‘V’ lining to ceiling, storage heater, stained floor boards, ample space for table and chairs.

Bedroom 1: - 14' 1'' x 11' 9'' (4.29m x 3.57m)

Deep sill window to front elevation, decorative fireplace (not in use) with exposed stone work, built-in cupboard, two wall lights, storage heater, stained floor boards.

Stairs & Upper Landing:

Wooden stairs rise from the open hallway to the upper landing, Velux window to rear elevation, ‘V’ lining to three walls and ceiling, ceiling spotlight cluster, stained floor boards, access to two bedrooms, bathroom:

Bedroom 2: - 14' 2'' x 11' 2'' (4.31m x 3.41m)

Dimension under coombs Window to front elevation, Velux window to rear elevation, decorative fireplace (not in use) with exposed stone work, ‘V’ lining to one wall and ceiling, convector heater, stained floor boards

Bathroom: - 10' 0'' x 7' 9'' (3.06m x 2.37m)

Window to front elevation, free standing claw foot bath, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, partial ‘V’ lining to walls and ceiling, ladder radiator, convector heater, stained floor boards.

Bedroom 3: - 14' 2'' x 11' 5'' (4.32m x 3.47m)

Window to front elevation, Velux window to rear elevation, decorative fireplace (not in use) with exposed stone work, ‘V’ lining to one wall and ceiling, convector heater, stained floor boards.


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Nearby Places

Name Location Type Distance
Upper Milovaig Glendale
Isle Of Skye IV55 8WY
County: Highland
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: SKYE0459
Christine Brett
  01471 822900