11a Fiskavaig, Carbost IV47 8SN, United Kingdom
Sold £315,000.00 - Residential
4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Ardtreck Cottage, 28 Fiskavaig, Carbost, Isle Of Skye, IV47 8SN

Offers: Over £315,000 Are Invited

A superior detached four bedroom property set in a quiet rural location with stunning views over Fiskavaig Bay towards South Uist and Benbecula.


Ground Floor:  Entrance Porch, Hallway, Lounge, Dining Kitchen, Utility Room, WC & Double Bedroom (En-Suite).

First Floor:  Galleried Landing, Three Double Bedrooms (Two En-Suite) & Family Bathroom.

Ardtreck Cottage is a delightful four bedroom property set at the end of a private driveway occupying an elevated position overlooking Fiskavaig Bay with views over Loch Bracadale towards MacLeod’s Tables and Maidens, the small islands of Wiay and Oronsay with South Uist and Benbecula in the distance.

The property is set over two levels and with three en-suite bedrooms offers the opportunity to be run as a bed and breakfast establishment, holiday let or as a lovely family home.  The current owners’ have run the property as successful B&B in the past. The layout of Ardtreck Cottage is such that there is ample room for guest accommodation whilst retaining privacy for the owners.

Ardtreck Cottage was built for the current owners in 2006 to a high standard throughout.

The property is heated by a ground source heat pump which provides a constant source of hot water and underfloor heating throughout the ground floor with radiators to the upper floor.  The property also benefits from UPVC double glazing.

Ardtreck Cottage is positioned to take in the stunning sunsets and it is also possible to observe the northern lights, the local resident Sea Eagles as they fly by hunting for food, seals in the bay, visiting basking sharks that come in to feed on the krill as well as numerous other species of visiting wildlife.

Ardtreck Cottage must be viewed to fully appreciate both the accommodation on offer and the stunning location.


The crofting township of Fiskavaig is located on the thriving Minginish Peninsula on the west coast of Skye and is situated approximately 1 mile from Portnalong, where there is a thriving community centre and a small hotel serving evening meals throughout the summer months.  Further facilities are available in Carbost where there is a primary school, village shop, medical centre, hotel and the world famous Talisker Distillery.  The main administrative centre on the island is Portree, located approximately 23 miles away, where there are a wide range of facilities including secondary education, library, supermarket and leisure facilities.

Minginish is centrally located on the island and offers easy access to the Cuillin Mountains, and the surrounding countryside making it an ideal location for anyone who enjoys the outside life.


Ground Floor:

Entrance Porch:

Accessed via a half glazed UPVC door to the side.  Window to the front.  Ceramic tile floor.  Under floor heating.  Half glazed wooden door with matching side panel through to the hallway.  Size: 6’ 1” x 5’ 4” (1.87m x 1.63m)


A spacious hallway which was used as the guest dining room when the property was used as a B&B.  Doors off to the dining kitchen, Bedroom 1 and WC.  Stair to first floor with three windows at half landing level. Built in under stair storage cupboard.  Laminate flooring.  Under floor heating.  Size: 20’ 3” max x 11’ 4” (6.17m max x 3.47m)

Dining Kitchen:

A lovely light and spacious triple aspect room with twin windows to the front and rear and further window to the side.

The kitchen area to the rear is fitted with a good range of base and wall units.  Stainless steel 1½ sink and drainer.  Slot in range cooker with gas burners and electric ovens with extractor above.  Integral dishwasher.  Tiled splash backs.

The spacious dining area to the front affords views over Fiskavaig Bay.  Open double width doorway through to lounge.

Under floor heating.  Laminate flooring.  Size:  25’ 2” x 12’ 11” (7.69m x 3.95m)


A light and airy room with triple windows to the front and two windows to the side.  Vaulted ceiling with five pendant lights.  Multi fuel stove with stainless steel flue.  Laminate flooring.  Under floor heating.  Size: 19’ 4” x 14’ 8” (5.89m x 4.48m)

Utility Room:

Half glazed UPVC door to the rear.  Plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer.  Stainless steel sink and drainer with base unit below and a range of wall units/open shelving.  Ground source heat pump.  Under floor heating.  Ceramic tile floor.  Tiled splash backs.  Size: 8’ 5” x 5’ 5” (2.57m x 1.67m)


Fitted with a two piece suite comprising wash hand basin and WC.  Laminate flooring.  Under floor heating.  Size: 5’ 5” x 3’ 6” (1.67m x 1.08m)

Bedroom 1:

A good size double bedroom with twin windows to the front.  Laminate flooring.  Under floor heating.  Wiring for satellite TV. Walk in wardrobe fitted with shelving and hanging rails.  Door to en-suite.  Size: 13’ 4” x11’ 9” (4.07m x 3.58m)

En-Suite Shower Room:

Fitted with a three piece suite comprising vanity wash hand basin, WC and shower fitted with a mains shower.  Fully tiled.  Laminate flooring.  Under floor heating.  Ladder style radiator. Window to the rear.  Size: 6’ 5” x 6’ 1” (1.97m x 1.85m)

First Floor:

Galleried Landing:

Affording access to all rooms on the first floor.  Built in cupboard housing pressurised hot water cylinder.  Loft access.  Laminate flooring.  Radiator.

Bedroom 2:

A good size double bedroom with twin windows to the front.  Laminate flooring.  Radiator.  Walk in wardrobe fitted with shelving and hanging rails and radiator.  Further built in double wardrobe with sliding doors.  Door to en-suite.  Size: 13’ 9” x 11’ 9” (4.20m x 3.59m)

En-Suite Shower Room:

Fitted with a three piece suite comprising vanity wash hand basin, WC and shower fitted with a mains shower.  Fully tiled.  Wet wall panelling to shower enclosure.  Laminate flooring.  Ladder style radiator.  Velux window to the rear.  Size:  6’ 7” x 6’ 1” (2.01m x 1.86m)

Bedroom 3:

A double bedroom with twin windows to the front.  Laminate flooring.  Radiator.  Built in single wardrobe.  Wiring for satellite TV. Door to en-suite.  Size: 14’ 6” max x 9’ 5” (4.42m x 2.87m)

En-Suite Shower Room:

Fitted with a three piece suite comprising wash hand basin, WC and shower fitted with a mains shower.  Fully tiled.  Electric oil filed towel rail.  Size:  5’ 9” max x 5’ 9” max (1.77m max x 1.77m max)

Bedroom 4:

A double bedroom with window to the rear.  Laminate flooring.  Radiator.  Wiring for satellite TV.  Built in single wardrobe.  Size:  13’ 9” max x 11’ 0” (4.20m max x 3.36m)

Family Bathroom:

Fitted with a four piece suite comprising vanity wash hand basin, WC, free standing bath and separate shower enclosure fitted with an electric shower. Fully tiled.  Laminate flooring.  Velux to the front.  Ladder style radiator.  Size: 9’ 5” x 6’ 10” (2.87m x 2.10m)


Ardtreck Cottage is accessed via a gravelled private road and is set in a garden ground extending to 1/3 acre or thereby (to be confirmed by Title Deed).

There is a large gravel drive with ample parking for a number of cars.  The garden has a number of mature trees, shrubs and bushes together with a grassed area with two cold frames – and the opportunity for a veg plot.  There is also a small natural wildlife pond.

To the rear of the property there are two wooden sheds and a log store.

Services:  Mains water and electricity.  Drainage to septic tank.  Diesel emergency generator.

Extras:  The range cooker, freestanding fridge freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer will all be included in the sale.  Certain items of furniture, carpets and curtains may be available by separate negotiation.

Council Tax:  Band E

Home Report Pack:  Via  www.packdetails.com       Ref:   HP493550       Postcode: IV47 8SN

EPC Rating:  D (63)

Viewings:  Strictly by appointment through this agency.

Directions:  From the A863 Sligachan to Dunvegan take the turning signposted Minginish (and the Talisker Distillery).  Follow this road through Carbost, past the distillery, through Fernilea and you will come to Portnalong.  Take the left hand turning signposted Fiskavaig.

Follow this road for about a mile.  Do not take the right hand turning signposted Ardtreck!

Carry straight on and just after a sharp right hand turning with a couple of agricultural sheds on your right take the right hand turning.  Follow this single track road and Ardtreck Cottage is the very last property.


These particulars are believed to be correct but no guarantee of their accuracy is given and no error or misdescription herein shall annul any sale or be made subject of compensation by either side. Neither shall these details be deemed to form any part of any contract. Prospective purchasers are advised to take legal advice on the extent and nature of the subjects they propose to acquire.

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