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Property Under Offer in Bornesketaig, Kilmuir, Isle of Skye
Offers in the Region Of £60,000

Under Offer
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  • Owner occupied croft extending to approximately 3 acres
  • Lapsed planning permission for the erection of a detached dwelling house
  • Elevated position, stunning panoramic views to the Trotternish Hills and sea
  • Mains electricity and mains water are close by, BT line already in place
  • Highland Council Ref 11/01593/PIP granted 17th August 2011 (Lapsed)

16a Bornesketaig is on owned/tenanted croft extending to approximately 3 acres (to be confirmed by title plan) with lapsed planning permission for the erection of a detached dwelling house. The location of the croft and the proposed siting of the plot offers an elevated position from which to enjoy the stunning panoramic views to the Trotternish Hills and across the sea to the Outer Hebrides.

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

Croft at 16a Bornesketaig, Kilmuir, Isle of Skye, IV51 9YS

LOCATION:
Bornesketaig is located close to Kilmuir on the northwest coast of the Trotternish peninsula on Skye’s north-eastern tip. The area is home to many historical attractions including ‘The Museum of Island Life’ a collection of thatched cottages depicting life on Skye in times gone by. The Flora MacDonald Monument is in Kilmuir Cemetery, her final resting place after helping the fleeing Bonnie Prince Charlie in 1746. Kilmuir has its own primary school, and the nearest main village is Uig, approximately 5 miles away, where you will find a good range of local amenities including a filling station, café-tearoom, local village shop and Post Office, hotels, bars, restaurants, brewery, and the Ferry Terminus with sailings to the Outer Hebrides. Portree, the island’s capital, is approx. 19 miles away and offers a wider range of facilities.

DESCRIPTION:

The fully fenced croft lies adjacent to the single-track township road, there is a hard standing area at the gate making the plot easily accessible for development. All services are close by, these would be the responsibility of any purchaser to install, a BT line has already in place. It may be possible to secure a crofting grant and loan for the development of the site. An application to de-croft the plot would need to be submitted to the Crofting Commission.  It is advisable that the services of a solicitor, proficient in Scottish crofting law, are sought.

SERVICES:
Mains electricity and mains water are close by. Drainage will be to septic tank. A BT line is already in place. All services and access track into the plot are the responsibility of any purchaser.

PLANNING REFERENCE:
Highland Council Ref 11/01593/PIP granted 17th August 2011 has now lapsed and it will be the responsibility of any purchaser to resubmit a planning application www.highland.gov.uk.

VIEWING: Viewing of this plot is essential to be fully appreciated. Viewing can be arranged by calling RE/MAX on 01471 822900 or by e-mailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

DIRECTIONS:
Follow the A855 from Uig north bound. Pass through Kilvaxter and then take the first left hand turn to Bornesketaig (red post box on corner). Follow this road, sweeping round to the right and the croft is on the right.  (If you reach the thatch cottage on the left you have gone too far).

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.

 

 

 

 

 


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Bornesketaig, Kilmuir
Isle of Skye
County: Highland
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: SKYE0708
Christine Brett
RE/MAX Skye
 
  01471 822900