For Sale, New £275,000.00 - Residential
7 Torvaig, Portree, Isle Of Skye, IV51 9HU
Offers: Over £275,000 Are Invited
A five bedroom extended traditional former croft house set in a quite crofting township within a 5 minutes’ drive from the centre of Portree. The property is currently a lovely family home but also offers B&B Potential. In addition to the main house there is also a timber clad out building offering the potential for a variety of uses subject to any necessary planning consent.
Ground Floor: Entrance Hallway, Living Room, Kitchen/Dining Room, Two Double Bedrooms (1 En-Suite), Family Bathroom & Utility Room.
First Floor: Landing, Two Bedrooms and WC in the extension. Large Open Plan Landing/Bedroom/Study or Dressing Area in the original property.
7 Torvaig is a substantial stone built former croft house dating back to circa 1920 which sympathetically extended during the 1970s.
The property is currently a lovely family home with a large kitchen/dining room at the heart.
Whilst retaining much charm and character, 7 Torvaig is a lovely light and bright south facing property with great views over the surrounding common grazings to the Cuillin mountain range. With five bedrooms there is plenty of space for a large family or to tap in to the lucrative Bed & Breakfast market. The owners’ do have one en-suite room which they let which has the benefit of its own external access.
Torvaig benefits from UPVC double glazing and oil fired central heating.
In addition to the main property there is also a timber clad outbuilding to the side which offers the potential for a variety of uses including an artist’s studio, self-contained holiday let, or maybe even a small café subject to any necessary planning consent. The building is currently subdivided internally into two rooms, the largest of which has French doors affording a view to the Cuillins.
Torvaig is a small crofting township located just a couple of miles north of Portree.
Portree is formed around a natural harbour and is a great attraction for visitors all year round. The town is the main administrative centre on the island and offers a wide range of facilities including primary and secondary education, doctors and dentists’ surgeries, a variety of shops, banks, hotels & restaurants and sports facilities, there is also a small cinema/theatre within the Aros Heritage Centre, located on the outskirts of the town.
Accessed via a half glazed UPVC door to the front. Doors to the living room and kitchen/dining room. Under stair storage cupboard. Cork flooring. Size: 5’ 7” x 5’ 2” (1.70m x 1.57m)
A dual aspect room with large picture window to the rear and two further windows to the side. Multi fuel stove. Radiator. Wooden floor. Size: 18’ 4” x 12’ 9” (5.59m x 3.90m)
A spacious dual aspect room with patio doors to the rear and two windows to the front. A range of built in base and wall units with stainless steel sink and drainer. Dual fuel range cooker with gas hob and electric ovens. Cork flooring to kitchen area with wooden floor to dining area. Doors off to rear and inner hallways. Radiator. Size: 18’ 4” x 12’ 11” (5.59m x 3.95m)
Window to the rear. Radiator. Wood floor. Stair to the first floor extension. Size: 9’ 8” x 2’ 11” (2.96m x 0.90m)
Affording access to bedrooms 3 & 4, family bathroom and utility room with spiral stair to the open plan upper floor. V-lining to walls and ceiling. Window to rear. Two radiators. Fitted carpet. Built in storage cupboard. Size: 23’ 3” max x 7’ 8” max (7.09m max x 2.35m max)
A double room with window to the rear. Original fireplace (although currently not in use). Radiator. Fitted carpet. Size: 10’ 9” x 9’ 3” (3.28m x 2.83m)
Fitted with a three piece suite comprising wash hand basin, WC and bath. Ceramic tile floor. Ladder style radiator. Window to the rear. Size: 9’ 3” x 5’ 5” (2.83m x 1.67m)
A good size double room with half glazed UPVC door to the rear. Laminate flooring. Radiator. Door to en-suite shower room. Size: 13’ 1” x 8’ 5” (4.01m x 2.58m)
En-Suite Shower Room:
Fitted with a three piece suite comprising wash hand basin, WC and corner shower enclosure. Wet wall panelling to shower cubicle. Partial tiling to walls. Ceramic tile floor. Window to the rear. Ladder style radiator. Size: 6’ 0” x 4’ 10” (1.84m x 1.48m)
UPVC door to the side. Window to the rear. Plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble drier. Central heating boiler. Ceramic tile floor. Size; 8’ 6” x 5’ 11” (2.83m x 1.67m)
Affording access to two bedrooms and WC. Coombed ceiling. Velux to the front. Fitted carpet. Radiator.
A double room with two windows to the rear. Fitted carpet. Coombed ceiling. Size: 12’ 10” x 12’ 0” (3.91m x 3.67m)
A single room with window to the rear. Fitted carpet. Coombed ceiling. Radiator. Fabulous jungle mural. Size: 12’ 0” max x 8’ 9” max (3.67m max x 2.69m max)
Fitted with a two piece suite comprising wash hand basin and WC (although it has been plumbed to accommodate a shower cubicle). Radiator. Velux to rear. Fitted carpet. Size: 5’ 11” x 5’ 4” (1.81m x 1.64m)
Accessed via a spiral staircase the upper floor in the original part of the property has an open plan layout as follows:
Velux window to the front. V-lining. Fitted carpet. Open doorways through to the bedroom and study/dressing areas. Coombed ceiling. Size: 6’ 6” x 6’ 3” (1.98m x 1.91m)
Two window to the rear. V-lining. Fitted carpet. Built in storage cupboards. Coombed ceiling. Radiator. Size: 18’ 1” x 10’ 6” (5.51m x 3.20m)
Window to the rear. V-lining. Fitted carpet. Coombed ceiling. Radiator. Size: 10’ 6” x 8’ 2” (3.20m x 2.50m)
The property sits in a generous garden extending to 1/3 acre or thereby (to be confirmed by Title Deed). There is a large gravel drive to the side of the property with ample parking for a number of cars.
The garden is laid mainly to grass with a number of established trees, bushes and shrubs. There are a couple of raised vegetable beds to ‘grow your own’ produce.
There is also a timber shed to the rear of the property.
In addition to the main property there is also a timber clad outbuilding to the side which offers the potential for a variety of uses including an artist’s studio, self-contained holiday let, or maybe even a small café subject to any necessary planning consent. The building is currently subdivided internally into two rooms, the largest of which has French doors affording a view to the Cuillins. Sizes: Entrance Area: 11’ 2” x 10’ 2” (3.40m x 3.11m). Main Room: 15’ 5” x 10’ 2” (4.72m x 3.11m)
Services: Mains water and electricity. Drainage to septic tank.
Council Tax: Band E
Home Report Pack: Via www.packdetails.com Ref: HP470692 Postcode: IV51 9HU
EPC Rating: E (40)
Viewings: Strictly by appointment through this agency.
Directions: Take the A855 road north from Portree heading towards Staffin. As you leave Portree you will pass over a cattle grid with a number of camping pods on your left. Take the right hand turning signposted Torvaig. No 7 is the first property on your right and side.
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