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Property Under Offer in Garalapin, Portree
Offers Over £235,000

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  • 4 bedroom (1 en-suite) detached property
  • Oil fired central heating and double glazing
  • Spacious, well maintained property
  • Set within generous enclosed garden grounds
  • Currently operating as a successful B&B
  • EPC Rating F (28)

Garalapin House is a 4 bedroom (1 en-suite) detached property, rurally located within the peaceful crofting township of Garalapin. Set within generous enclosed garden grounds of approximately 1 acre, this spacious and well maintained property enjoys far reaching views across open countryside, whilst still being conveniently placed for all amenities in Portree, the capital of Skye which is approximately 4 miles distant. Currently operating as a successful B&B this property offers the opportunity to purchase a well-placed home with business potential.
Call RE/MAX Skye on 01471 822900 and arrange your viewing appointment today

Garalapin House, 1-2 Garalapin, Portree, Isle of Skye IV51 9LN


GROUND FLOOR: Entrance Porch, Hallway, Lounge, Kitchen/Dining Room, Utility Room, 2 Bedrooms (1 En-Suite), Bathroom
UPPER FLOOR: 2 Bedrooms, Box Room, Shower Room

EXTERNAL: Timber Shed, Small Metal Shed, Enclosed Garden Grounds

Garalapin is a small crofting community, located just four miles from Portree the capital of Skye. Set around a natural harbour, Portree is a bustling port, thriving business and cultural centre, offering a wide range of shops, services, leisure facilities including hospital and medical centre, doctors, dentists, primary and secondary school offering both Gaelic and English-medium classes, library, swimming pool, supermarkets, hotels, bars, cafés and restaurants.

Garalapin House was built in the early 1950’s and benefits from oil fired central heating to radiators and uPVC double glazing throughout, generous and well maintained garden grounds surround the property.




Gated access from the township road gives access to a tarmac driveway and off-road parking, the generous mature garden grounds surrounding the property extending to approximately 1 acre (to be confirmed by title plan) are fully enclosed and are mainly laid to grass with mature trees and shrubs.

EXTRAS: Included in the sale are all integrated appliances and fitted floor coverings.

SERVICES: Mains electricity, mains water, drainage to septic tank.
EPC Rating F (28)
HOME REPORT & FLOORPLAN: Contact the RE/MAX Skye office.

DIRECTIONS: Follow the A87 into Portree, after entering Portree follow the A87 toward Uig, shortly after entering the Uig road turn left onto the B885, follow this road until you see the turning to the riding stables on your right, follow this road past the stable, Garalapin House is on the right shortly after passing the stables.

ENTRY: At a date to be mutually agreed.

VIEWING: Viewing of this property is essential. 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 PORCH (Currently used as a dining area) - 7' 7'' x 5' 9'' (2.31m x 1.74m)

uPVC half glazed door enters, window to front elevation, oak flooring, access to hallway:


Open access from entrance porch, stylish spot light track, ‘V’ lining to one wall, radiator, fitted carpet, access to two bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen/dining room:

BEDROOM 2: - 14' 6'' x 12' 0'' (4.42m x 3.67m)

Window to front elevation, feature white painted brick wall, corner display shelving, two radiators, fitted carpet.

BEDROOM 1: - 11' 11'' x 11' 5'' (3.63m x 3.47m)

(Dimensions at widest point) Window to rear elevation with garden views, feature white painted brick wall with cast iron fireplace (decorative only), radiator, fitted carpet, access to en-suite:

EN-SUITE: - 6' 11'' x 2' 6'' (2.12m x 0.76m)

(Dimension into shower) Folding door access, shower cubicle, small wall mounted wash hand basin, WC, ladder radiator, vinyl flooring.

BATHROOM: - 7' 4'' x 6' 0'' (2.23m x 1.83m)

Frosted window to rear elevation, bath with shower over and folding shower screen, vanity sink set on a range of cupboards, WC, storage recess, ladder radiator, vinyl flooring.


Dining Area: - 15' 9'' x 12' 0'' (4.80m x 3.65m)

Window to side elevation, range of built-in cupboards co-coordinating with kitchen units, space for American style fridge/freezer, built-in storage cupboard, two feature brick painted walls, radiator, oak flooring, access to kitchen, utility room, stairs to upper floor:

Kitchen Area: - 9' 0'' x 7' 10'' (2.74m x 2.39m)

Open access from dining area, windows to side and rear elevations, range of wall and base units with worktop over, black 1.5 bowl sink, 4 ring electric hob, integrated double oven, space and plumbing for dishwasher, downlights, oak flooring.

LOUNGE: - 14' 7'' x 12' 1'' (4.45m x 3.69m)

Picture window to front elevation, inset multi-fuel stove set on a painted concrete hearth with wooden display mantel, feature painted brick wall, ‘V’ lining to two walls, stylish spot light track, radiator, fitted carpet.

UTILITY ROOM: - 9' 1'' x 8' 0'' (2.76m x 2.44m)

Wooden door with two frosted glazed panels, two windows to rear elevation, range of wall and base units with worktop over, stainless steel sink, plumbing and space for washing machine and tumble drier, space for additional appliances concrete floor, uPVC half glazed door to side giving garden access:


Carpeted stairs rise to small carpeted landing area, access to two bedrooms, box room and shower room:

BEDROOM 4: - 13' 3'' x 8' 10'' (4.04m x 2.68m)

(Dimensions under coomb) Velux to rear elevation, built-in wardrobe (currently open access), spotlight track, radiator, fitted carpet, access to coombs storage.

BOXROOM: (currently used as a study) - 8' 11'' x 4' 8'' (2.73m x 1.41m)

Open access from landing, window to front elevation, wall mounted spotlight cluster, fitted carpet.

BEDROOM 3: - 13' 3'' x 8' 10'' (4.04m x 2.68m)

(Dimensions under coomb) Velux to rear elevation, built-in wardrobe (currently open access), spotlight track, radiator, fitted carpet.

SHOWER ROOM: - 9' 1'' x 5' 8'' (2.78m x 1.72m)

(Dimensons under coomb) Corner built-in shower cubicle, vanity sink set on range of cupboards, WC, spotlight track, ladder radiator, vinyl flooring.


No EPC available

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Nearby Places

Name Location Type Distance
Portree IV51 9LN
County: Highland
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: SKYE0514
Christine Brett
  01471 822900