7 Achnahannaid, Portree IV51 9LH, United Kingdom
Sold £285,000.00 - Residential
4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Offers: Over £285,000 are invited

Rowan Tree Cottage, Achnahanaid, Braes, Isle Of Skye

Accommodation:  Ground Floor:  Hallway, Kitchen, Lounge, Utility Room, 2 Bedrooms (1 En-Suite), Bathroom And Separate Shower Room.  Upper Floor:  Landing, 2 Bedrooms

Garden:  Extending To Approximately 1 Acre (to be confimed by Title Deeds).  Outbuilding.

The crofting township of Achnahanaid is located in the popular and sought after area of Braes situated approximately 6 miles from Portree, the principal town on the island.  The Township consists of a scattering of houses surrounded by open croft land.  The Braes area is home to a variety of wildlife including deer, otters, seals, Sea Eagles and other birds of prey.  There are a number of lovely walks in the area, including Balmeanach Beach, which is only a short drive away from the property.

Portree offers a wide range of facilities including shops, hotels, restaurants, sports facilities, doctors, dentists and veterinary clinics, banks, library and small cinema located within the Aros Heritage Centre. Both primary and secondary education is available and a bus service operates from Braes to both the schools.

Rowan Tree Cottage is a delightful detached property enjoying far ranging views across to the island of Raasay, down towards Glamaig and across to the mountains of the mainlands.  The property sits within an exceptionally large garden extending to approximately 1 acre with extensive grassed areas, mature shrubs and seating areas positioned to make the most of the wonderful views.  The property itself has a traditional feel with sash style windows, v-lining and open fireplaces, whilst at the same time offering the type of facilities you would expect from a modern home.

The owner currently runs the property as a B & B but it could be just as suitable for a family home.


Entrance Hall:  3.2m x 1.3m.  Giving access to kitchen, bedroom 1 and bathroom.  Stairs to upper floor.  V-lined walls and ceiling.  Night storage heater.  Wooden floor.

Kitchen:  4.2m x 3.7m.  Window to front.  Good range of wall and base kitchen units.  Integrated dishwasher, cooker and hob.  Feature fireplace (not currently in use).  V-lined walls and ceiling.  Belfast style sink.  Wooden floor.  Night storage heater.

Utility Room:  2.7m x 1.9m.  Window to rear.  External door to garden.  Door to shower room.  Cupboard housing water tank.  Plumbing for washing machine.  Night storage heater. Tiled floor.  Built-in wall shelves.

Shower Room:  2m x 1.7m.  Window to rear of the property.  Shower cubicle with mains shower.  WC and wash hand basin.  Tiled floor.  Electric heater.

Lounge:  4.7m x 3.9m.  bright and spacious double aspect room with vaulted ceiling.  Windows to front and side of the property.  Door through to bedroom 2.  Karndean flooring.  Night storage heater.  Built-in book shelf.

Bedroom 1:  4.2m x 3.7m.  Window to front of room.  Attractive feature fireplace.  Fitted carpet.  V-lined walls and ceiling.  Night storage heater.  Built-in cupboard.

Bedroom 2:  2.7m x 2.3m. windows to side and rear of the property.  Karndean flooring.  Electric heater.  Door through to en-suite.

En-suite:  2.3m x 1m.  shower cubicle with electric shower.  Wash hand basin and WC.  Kardean flooring.  Electric heater.

Bathroom:   2.9m x 2.3m. Spacious room with modern bathroom suite consisting of bath, WC and wash hand basin.  Separate shower cubicle with electric shower.  Window to rear.  Karndean flooring.  Under stair storage cupboard.

Upper Floor:

Landing:  3.6m x 2.6m (including stairwell).  Currently used as a study area.  Coombed ceilings.  Fitted carpet.  Doors giving access to 2 bedrooms.  Velux window to rear.

Bedroom 3:  4.2m x 3.5m (under coombes).  Velux to front.  Fitted carpet.  Electric panel heater.

Bedroom 4:  3.6m x 3.6m.  Velux to front of the property.  Fitted carpet.  V-lined walls and ceiling.

Garden:  Extensive gardens extending to approximately 1 acre (to be confirmed by title deeds) with various seating areas positioned to make the most of the wonderful views.  To the rear of the property are a number of flower beds and the garden has a number of mature shrubs and trees.

Outbuilding:  4.4m x 2.6m. With two windows to front.  Concrete floor.  Electricity.  Currently used for storage space but could be utilised for a number of uses such as a hobby room or additional living accommodation (subject to any necessary planning permissions).  Tool shed:  to the rear of the main outbuilding.

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

Council Tax: D

EPC: F (27)

Home Report:  Available to download from www.packdetails.com using the reference: HP485826 and Postcode:  IV51 9LH

Directions:  from Portree follow the A87 south for approximately 1 ½ miles until you come to the turning for Braes (the B883) on your left hand side.  Turn onto the Braes road and follow the road for approximately 4 ½ miles, where you will come to the signpost for Achnahanaid.  Rowan Tree Cottage is one the right hand side approximately half way through Achnahanaid.  The property is set back from the road but is distinctive because of the kangaroos in the garden!

Viewings:  Strictly by appointment through this agency

Entry:  BY mutual arrangement through this agency


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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