Old Bank House, Lochmaddy, Isle Of North Uist, HS6 5AA
Lochmaddy, Isle of North Uist HS6 5AA, UK
For Sale £155,000.00 - Residential
5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 Garages

Offers:  Over £155,000 are invited

Old Bank House, Lochmaddy, Isle Of North Uist, HS6 5AA

A substantial 5 bedroom detached property situated in an elevated position within Lochmaddy and enjoying sea views.


Ground Floor:  Entrance Vestibule, Hallway, WC, Lounge, Kitchen/Diner, Utility Room, En-Suite Bedroom.

Upper Floor:  Landing, Family Bathroom, 4 Bedrooms (1 En-Suite).

External:  Double Garage.  Gardens Laid Mainly To Grass.

The Old Bank House in Lochmaddy, was, as its name suggests, previously the residence of the local bank manager but is now in private ownership.

The house sits in an elevated position within Lochmaddy enjoying wonderful sea views.

The property offers bright and spacious living accommodation and with five bedrooms (two of which are en-suite) would make a lovely family home or perhaps a B & B establishment.

The majority of the windows in the property were replaced along with the roof soffits in 2006.  Planning permission for a large lounge extension over the garage was granted some years ago but has since lapsed.

The property would benefit from a degree of modernisation and upgrading.


Lochmaddy or Loch Nam Madadh, which is the main settlement in North Uist, takes its name from the rocks in the entrance of the loch shaped like dogs’ heads.  The settlement has a long history and one of the oldest buildings was an inn called Tigh Chearsabhagh which has now been converted to a museum and art centre with café attached.

Lochmaddy performs an important role for the islands being the port for the Uig ferry since 1834.  Facilities within the township include 2 hotels, a shop, post office and bank.  Primary schooling is available at Paible School, Bayhead. Secondary education is available at Lioncleit in Benbecula where there is also a community swimming pool and library.  The airport serving the island is at Balivanich where there are also further facilities including 2 supermarkets, a butchers, primary school, and hospital.


Front Vestibule:  Glazed inner door to hallway.  Glazed side panel allowing further light through to hallway.  Tiled floor.  Size: 5’ 9” x 2’ 7” (1.75m x 0.78m).

Hallway:  Bright and spacious hallway giving access to all rooms on the ground floor with exception of the utility room.  Walk-in storage cupboard.  Stairs to upper floor.  Door and stairs leading down to double garage.  Radiator.  Click wooden flooring.  Size: 15’ 5” x 6’ 1” (4.69m x 1.85m).

WC:  With wash hand basin and WC.  Window to front of the property.  Radiator.  Size: 8’ 4” x 5’ 0” (2.54m x 1.52m).

Walk-in Storage cupboard:  Offering storage for coats, boots etc.  Size:  5’ 1” x 5’ 0” (1.54m x 1.52m).

Lounge:  Large picture window to front offering sea views.  Further large side window.  Fitted carpet.  Radiators x 2.  Door through to kitchen/diner.  Size:  15’ 3” x 10’ 8” (4.64m x 3.25m).

Kitchen/Diner:  Spacious room with wide range of wall and base kitchen units.  Window to side of the property.  Click wooden flooring.  Plumbing for dishwasher.  Range Master Cooker and with extractor hood above.  Doors through to hallway and utility room.  Size: 12’ 1” x 10’ 8” (3.68m x 3.25m).

Utility Room:  Window to rear of the property.  Built-in storage cupboard.  Worktops with space and plumbing beneath for washing machine.  Storage cupboards.  Door to garden.  Click wooden flooring.  Size:  8’ 2” x 5’ 6” (2.48m x 1.67m).

Bedroom 5:  Large double room with window over- looking the rear garden.  Fitted carpet.  Radiator. Door to en-suite.  Size: 13’ 5” x 12’ 5” (4.08m x 3.78m).

En-suite:  Shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin.  Tiled walls.  Size:  6’ 0” x 5’ 2” (1.83m x 1.55m).

Upper Floor:

Landing:  Window at half turn on stairs.  Fitted carpet.  Hatch to loft.  Large built-in cupboard.  Access to all rooms on upper floor.  Size:  11’ 11” x 6’ 1” (3.63m x 1.85m).

Bedroom 1:  Bright and spacious room with large windows to front giving sea views.  Built-in wardrobe.  Fitted carpet.  Radiator. Door to en-suite.  Size:  14’ 7” x 11’ 6” (4.45m x 3.50m).

En-suite:  Bath with shower over.  WC and wash hand basin.  Vinyl tiled floor.  Ladder radiator.  Window to front of the property.  Size:  8’ 2” x 5’ 7” (2.48m x 1.70m).

Bathroom:  Bath with shower over.  WC and wash hand basin.  Vinyl tiled floor.  Radiator.  Size: 8’ 6” x 6’ 4” (2.59m x 1.93m).

Bedroom 2:  Window to side of the property.  Fitted carpet.  Built-in wardrobe.  Radiator.  Size:  9’ 6” x 8’ 7” (2.89m x 2.61m).

Bedroom 3:  Window to rear of the property.  Built-in wardrobe.  Fitted carpet.  Radiator.  Size:  11’ 11” x 11’ 2” (3.63m x 3.40m).

Bedroom 4:  Window to side of the property.  Radiator.  Laminate flooring.  Built-in wardrobe.  Size:  11’ 3” x 11’ 2” (2.42m x 3.40m).

Garage:  Double up and over doors to front.  Light and electricity.  Rear pedestrian door to garden.  Door and stairs leading to house.  Built-in storage cupboard.  Size:  18’ 3” x 15’ 2” (5.56m x 4.62m).

Garden:  Steps lead up from the parking area to the front door.  Small grassed area to side.  Large rear garden laid mainly to grass.

Council Tax: E

Home Report:  Available via www.packdetails.com   Ref:  HP564871     Postcode:  HS6 5AA

EPC: C (73)

Services:  Mains water, drainage and electricity.  LPG central heating.

Viewings:  Strictly by appointment through this agency

Entry:  By mutual arrangement


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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