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Property Under Offer in Clachan, Staffin, Isle of Skye
Offers Over £180,000

Under Offer
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  • Rural 3 bedroom detached single storey cottage
  • Views to Staffin Bay
  • Generous mature garden grounds containing original old cottage
  • Convenient location for local facilities
  • Requires upgrading
  • Shuttered concrete construction
  • EPC Rating: G (15)

Windy Ridge is a 3 bedroom, single storey detached cottage, tranquilly situated within the small crofting community of Clachan in North East Skye. Set within generous mature garden grounds, within which the original croft cottage still stands and enjoying views to the front elevation to Staffin Bay this property is well situated for all local facilities in Staffin and some 15 miles from Portree the capital of Skye. Whilst requiring upgrading this property will appeal to a variety of purchases offering the opportunity to purchase a family home or investment property in a rural location.
Call RE/MAX today to book your viewing appointment on 01471 822 900

Windy Ridge, 8 Clachan, Staffin, Isle of Skye, IV51 9HY

Property comprises:

ACCOMODATION: Entrance Porch, Hallway, Sitting Room, Kitchen/Dining Room, Side Porch, Bathroom, 3 Bedrooms

EXTERNAL: Original Croft House, Generous Garden Grounds

LOCATION: The Trotternish peninsula in the north of Skye is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular parts of the island. The Trotternish Ridge dominates the landscape and offers some of the best hillwalking and views around, from the Quiraing in the north to the Old Man of Storr further south. It is here you will find the buzzards, falcons and golden eagles that make this part of the country their home. Local amenities can be found in the village of Staffin, including primary school, grocery shop with petrol pumps, community centre with shop, hotel and cafe. There is also a pretty beach and slipway in Staffin. Portree, the islands capital, offers a wider range of facilities.

Windy Ridge was built in circa 1930 and extends to some 85m2, the property benefits from double glazing throughout and is heated by way of a solid fuel range cooker to radiators supplemented by a multi-fuel stove in the sitting room. Windy Ridge is of solid shuttered concrete construction and not all lenders will advance funds on this type of build. The original cottage within the garden grounds offers the potential for conversion to ancillary accommodation or a small holiday let subject to planning being approved.


Currently used as a store, this building offers the potential for conversion subject to planning permissions being obtained.

A driveway from the township road enters the extensive fully fenced garden grounds which are mainly laid to grass with an abundance of mature trees and shrubs….  All boundaries to be confirmed by Title Plan.

Included in the sale are all fitted floor coverings, other items may be available by separate negotiation.

HOME REPORT: Available by contacting the RE/MAX Skye office
SERVICES: Mains electricity, mains water supply, drainage to septic tank.
EPC Rating: G (15)

From the Skye Bridge take the A87 North, pass through Portree and continue until you reach Staffin, shortly after entering Staffin take the first road on the left, follow this road until you see the sign for North Skye Pods, turn left, Windy Ridge is the first house on the left.

At a date to be mutually agreed.

Viewing of this property is essential to be fully appreciated. Viewing can be arranged by calling RE/MAX Skye 01471 822900 or by e-mailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Should be submitted in proper legal Scottish form to RE/MAX Skye Estate Agents, Main Street, Broadford, Isle of Skye, IV49 9AB. Fax no. 01471 822950.

It is important that your solicitor notifies this office of your interest, otherwise the property may be sold without your knowledge.

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.


ENTRANCE VESTIBULE: - 5' 9'' x 3' 5'' (1.76m x 1.04m)

Step rise to aluminum frosted glazed door, carpet, access to hallway:


Frosted glazed door, built-in cupboard, radiator, carpet, access to sitting room, bedrooms and bathroom:

SITTING ROOM: - 14' 9'' x 11' 7'' (4.50m x 3.52m)

Ledge & brace door, picture window to front elevation with views to Staffin Bay, multi-fuel stove set on hearth with brick surround and timber mantel, ‘V’ lining to chimney breast, built-in shelving, radiator, painted floorboards, access to kitchen/dining room:

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: - 13' 5'' x 11' 4'' (4.10m x 3.45m)

Ledge & Brace door, window to rear elevation with garden views, range of wall and base units with worktop over, slot-in LPG cooker with extractor over, stainless steel sink, space for fridge/freezer, space and plumbing for washing machine, Range cooker, half tiled, stained floorboards, ample space for table and chairs, access to side porch:

SIDE PORCH: - 7' 3'' x 2' 11'' (2.22m x 0.89m)

Open access, small window to side elevation, half tiled, built-in cupboard (currently with open access), carpet and wood laminate flooring, access to lean to:

LEAN TO: - 8' 10'' x 8' 8'' (2.70m x 2.65m)

Frosted glazed aluminum door, window to side elevation, concrete floor, aluminum half glazed door to front elevation.

BEDROOM 1: - 13' 0'' x 10' 11'' (3.95m x 3.32m)

Window to front elevation with views to Staffin Bay, built-in cupboard, radiator, fitted carpet.

BEDROOM 2: - 11' 6'' x 10' 6'' (3.50m x 3.21m)

Window to side elevation, range of built-in wardrobes, radiator, fitted carpet.

BATHROOM: - 5' 10'' x 5' 10'' (1.78m x 1.77m)

Frosted window to rear elevation, bath with Mira electric shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, ladder radiator, non-slip bathroom flooring.

BEDROOM 3: - 10' 1'' x 7' 8'' (3.08m x 2.34m)

Window to rear elevation, built-in cupboard, radiator, fitted carpet.


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Nearby Places

Name Location Type Distance
Clachan, Staffin
Isle of Skye IV51 9HY
County: Highlands
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: SKYE0669
Christine Brett
RE/MAX Scotland
  01471 822900