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*** CLOSING DATE SET FOR 12pm FRIDAY 17th SEPTEMBER 2021 ***
Enviably located in a South facing shore side position, the Schoolhouse is a 1.5 storey former primary school which has been sympathetically converted to residential use. This distinctive detached three bedroom property is set within generous garden grounds of approximately 1/3 acre which are enclosed by the original attractive dry stone walls and offer delightful views to the beach, Loch Eishort and beyond. Accessed via a footbridge spanning a small burn, the Schoolhouse is situated at the very end of the township road and whilst requiring upgrading this desirably located property, situated some 5 miles from Broadford, offers the opportunity to purchase a unique piece of history and must be seen to fully appreciate the stunning location.
Call RE/MAX Skye to arrange your viewing appointment on 01471 822900.
Schoolhouse, Heaste, Isle of Skye IV49 9BN
GROUND FLOOR: Hallway, Living/Dining Room, Bedroom, Kitchen, Utility Room/WC/Cloakroom, Bathroom, Drying Room
UPPER FLOOR: Two Bedrooms
EXTERNAL: Garden Grounds, Timber Shed.
Heaste is a small (13 croft ) crofting community located 5 miles south of Broadford. The road to Heaste meanders up and over the moors, ending on the shores of Loch Eishort and offers stunning views across to the Sleat Peninsula and the Knoydart Hills beyond. The area lends itself to a host of outdoor pursuits such as walking, fishing, cycling, photography etc. Primary schooling (offering both Gaelic and English medium) is available in Broadford, approximately 5 miles away, to which transport is provided daily. Secondary schooling is to be found in Portree, the island’s capital, approximately 30 miles north. Closest amenities are located in Broadford.
The Schoolhouse of stone construction was built approximately 1870 and extends to 110m2. The property is double glazed throughout and heated by way of electric storage heaters and panel convector heaters supplemented by a multi-fuel stove in the living room with many original features being retained including the original doors. The perfect project for anyone seeking a unique property in a stunning and rarely available location.
Extensive garden grounds surround the property, bounded by attractive stone walls and laid mainly to grass. The Schoolhouse is accessed via a footbridge spanning a small burn and sits within its own private garden grounds which offer unrestricted views to Loch Eishort and beyond.
EXTRAS: All fitted floorcoverings, curtains and blinds
SERVICES: Mains electricity, private water, drainage to septic tank.
COUNCIL TAX: £1,345 per annum
HOME REPORT: Available by contacting the RE/MAX Skye office
EPC: F (26)
ENTRY: At a date to be mutually agreed.
DIRECTIONS: From Kyle of Lochalsh, cross the Skye Bridge following the road towards Broadford, on the outskirts of Broadford you will see a signpost for Heaste, turn left into this road, follow the road to the village, once you have entered the village continue down to the shore, the Schoolhouse is on your right at the bottom of the hill.
INTEREST: It is important that your solicitor notifies this office of your interest otherwise the property may be sold without your knowledge.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: These particulars are prepared on the basis of information provided by our clients. We have not tested the electrical system or any electrical appliances, nor where applicable, any central heating system. All sizes are recorded by electronic tape measurement to give an indicative, approximate size only. Prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries - no warranty is given or implied. This schedule is not intended to, and does not form any contract.
Four steps rise to traditional double wooden doors, with frosted window above, original ‘V’ lining to dado height, original coat rack, storage heater, carpet tiles, access to living/dining room, bedroom, kitchen, drying room and loft.
(Dimensions at widest points) Dual aspect room, south facing shallow bay picture window to front elevation with views over the sea loch, window to rear elevation, freestanding multi-fuel stove set in original fireplace with stone surround and timber mantel, ‘V’ lining to dado height in living area, ‘V’ lined ceiling in dining area, decorative exposed stone fireplace in the dining area which is no longer in use, storage heater, two electric panel heaters, fitted carpet.
Frosted window to rear elevation, bath, vanity sink with cupboard under, WC, two heated towel rails, vinyl flooring.
Deep sill window to side elevation with countryside views, window to rear elevation, range of older style wall and base units with worktop over, stainless steel sink, space for cooker, space for fridge/freezer, peninsula unit with cupboard and drawers under, downlights, storage heater, vinyl flooring, access to utility room:
(Dimensions at widest point) One step rises, two windows to side elevation, stainless steel double drainer sink, WC, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier, electric panel heater, carpet tiles.
(Dimensions into bay) Shallow bay window to front elevation with unrestricted water views, walk -in cupboard, electric panel heater, fitted carpet.
Carpeted stairs rise to a small carpeted landing, Velux window to side elevation with water views, access to two bedrooms:
(Dimensions under coombs) Window to front elevation with water views, electric panel heater, fitted carpet.
(Dimensions at widest point under low coomb) Velux to rear elevation, downlight, electric panel heater, fitted carpet.
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