Gillen, Isle of Skye IV55, UK
Sold £200,000.00 - Residential
3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Offers:  Over £200,000 are invited

Aros View, Gillen, Waternish, Isle Of Skye, IV55 8GP

A Delightful Detached Property Situated In A Quiet Rural Location Enjoying Wonderful Views Over Loch Snizort Towards The Trotternish Peninsula and The Ascrib Islands.

Accommodation:  Ground Floor:  Hallways, Kitchen, Shower Room, Bathroom, Lounge, Bedroom 1.  Upper Floor:  2 Bedrooms And Further Attic Room.

Waternish lies some 25 miles north west of Portree, the principal town on the island and has a number of facilities including a primary school, a good pub and a well-known seafood restaurant, public slip and moorings, village hall, post office on the peninsula.  Dunvegan, with the nearest shops and medical centre, is about 12 miles away. Portree, the largest town on the island, has a wide range of facilities, including a secondary school, with swimming pool and library attached, cinema, theatre, supermarket, shops, restaurants, banks, doctors, dentists and veterinary clinics.   As well as  the Waternish area being popular with walkers, it is also a haven for wildlife with Minkie Whales, Basking Sharks, dolphins, porpoise, sea eagles, deer and foxes often seen in the area.

Aros View is an attractive detached property, tucked down from the Gillen Township road and enjoying wonderful views from many of its rooms out over Loch Snizort.  The property sits within a large garden of approximately 1/3 acre (to be confirmed by title plan).  Internally the property offers flexible living accommodation and would be ideal as either a family home or as a holiday property.  The majority of the furniture, including the white goods, currently in the property can be left should the new owner wish.

Viewing of the property is highly recommended to fully appreciate its character and location.


Entrance Hall:  8’ 9” x 6’ 10”.  Giving access to kitchen, bathroom and bedroom 1.  Stairs to upper floor.  Vinyl flooring.

Kitchen:  12’ 0” x 11’ 4”.  Good range of modern wall and base kitchen units.  Integrated electric oven and hob.  Zanussi washing machine and dish washer.  Samsung fridge/freezer and Bosch microwave.  Vinyl flooring.  Doors off to hallways.  Large window to front with sea views.

Bathroom:  9’ 1” x 5’ 1”.  White bathroom suite consisting of bath, WC and wash hand basin.  Laminate flooring.  Window to rear of the property.  Vanity unit under wash hand basin.  Three wall mounted mirrored door cabinets.  Ladder radiator.

Hallway 2: 5’ 6” x 4’ 5”. Tiled floor.  External door to garden.  Doors off to lounge and shower room.

Lounge:  14’ 4” x 11’ 3”.  (at widest parts).  Double aspect room with windows to rear and side of the property.  Laminate flooring.  Under stair storage cupboard.  Narrow stairway leading to attic room.

Shower Room:  8’ 6” x 4’ 5”.  Shower cubicle with electric shower.  WC and wash hand basin.  Vinyl flooring.  Ladder radiator. Shower boarding on all walls.

Bedroom 1:  12’ 6” x 8’ 11”.  Large window to front with sea views.  Laminate flooring.

Upper Floor:

Landing:  12’ 4” x 9’ 8”.  Velux windows to front and rear of the property.  Built-in storage cupboards along back wall.  Carpet tiles.  Doors off to 2 bedrooms.

Bedroom 2:  13’ 11” x 9’ 2”.  Window to front with sea views and further velux window to rear.  Fitted carpet. Coombed ceilings.


Bedroom 3:  13’ 11” x 11’ 0”.  Window to front with sea views and further velux window to rear.  Dimplex heater.  Coombed ceilings

Attic Room:  14’ 2” x 12’ 3” (under coombes).  Access via a stairway from the lounge.  Carpeted.  Night storage heater.  Velux window to front of the property.

Garden:  large garden extending to approximately 1/3 acre (to be confirmed by Title Plans).  Pretty stone walled area to front with paving and flower beds.  2 wooden garden sheds (with electricity).  Lean-to shed to side of the house with power and water.  Ample parking.

Services:  Mains water and electricity, drainage to septic tank.

Council Tax:  D

Energy Rating:  D (58)

Home Report:  Available to download from  Ref:  HP496776     Postcode:  IV55 8GP

Directions:  From Portree follow the A87 north of Portree for approximately 3 miles. At Borve turn left onto the A850 towards Dunvegan.  Pass Edinbane and continue on the A850 until you come to a turning on your right hand side signposted to Waternish (B886). Turn onto the Waternish road and continue along its length until you come to a turning on your right hand side signposted Geary/Gillen.  Turn onto the Geary/Gillen road and continue until you come to the primary school.  Just past the primary school the road forks. Turn right into Gillen and continue for a short distance.  Aros View is the third house on the left down a track.

Extras:  The furniture currently in the property can be included in the sale if required

Viewings:  Strictly by appointment through this agency

Entry:  early entry available


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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