Owner Occupied Croft, ½ 8 Clachan, Staffin, Isle of Skye, IV51 9HY
8 Clachan, Portree IV51 9HY, UK
For Sale £70,000.00 - Land, Plot and Croft

Offers: Over £70,000 Are Invited

Owner Occupied Croft, ½ 8 Clachan, Staffin, Isle of Skye, IV51 9HY

½ 8 Clachan represents a rare opportunity to acquire an owner occupied croft extending to 6.7 acres or thereby (to be confirmed by Title Deed) with planning permission in principle for a single or 1 ½ storey dwelling.

Owner Occupied Croft:

The croft at ½ 8 Clachan extending to 6.7 acres or thereby (to be confirmed by Title Deed).

The croft runs from the Clachan Township road down towards the Kilmartin River which forms its bottom boundary.  In addition to the croft land there is also a 1/24 Share in the Clachan Common Grazings  with a souming for 2 cows, a 1/190 share in the Staffin General Common Grazings with a souming for 10 sheep and a further 1/52 share with a souming for 2 sheep, also in the Staffin General Common Grazings.

On tehcroft is a small Nissan type byre/store and a number of old stone ruins.

The croft is currently accessed via a pedestrian gate from the township road.  It should be noted that it will be the responsibility of the purchaser to install the necessary vehicular access and all services to the proposed house site.

Interested parties are advised to consult a solicitor specialising in Crofting Law.

Further information regarding crofting matters can be found at www.crofting.scotland.gov.uk

Crofting Commission Number:  I2546 for croft.   I7240 for share of common grazings.


Planning permission in principle was granted on 22nd March 2019 for a single or 1 ½ storey dwelling under planning reference 19/00345/PIP.  Details are available on request.

From the proposed decrofted house site there are views across the surrounding croft land towards the Trotternish Ridge.


The crofting township of Clachan forms part of Staffin, located on the Trotternish Peninsula on the north east of the island.

Staffin offers a limited number of facilities including 2 restaurants, one housed in the Columba 1400 centre and the other adjacent to the local community centre which also houses a community run general store, community hall and gym facilities. There is a further small shop located in the village which also sells fuel.  A primary school is located in Staffin providing education in both Gaelic and English Medium, secondary education is provided in Portree some 18 miles south and a school bus service operates to ferry pupils to and from the secondary school.  Mobile banking and library services also operate in the area.

Viewings:  Strictly by appointment through this agency.

Directions: From the main Portree to Staffin road take the first left hand turning signposted Clachan.  Follow this road and round a 90 degree right hand bend.  The croft will be on your left just past ‘Windy Ridge’.


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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