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Property Under Offer in Achachork, Portree, Isle of Skye
Offers Over £325,000

Under Offer
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  • Traditional, extended two storey stone croft house
  • Offered in walk-in condition with quality fixtures and fittings
  • 4 Bedrooms (2 En-suite)
  • Extensive garden grounds of approximately 3/4 acre
  • The self-contained side extension offering many potential options
  • Popular and convenient location on the outskirts of Portree
  • Far reaching countryside & mountain views
  • EPC: D (65)

Boisdale House is a beautifully presented, refurbished, and extended traditional 2 storey stone croft house, offered in walk-in condition with quality fixtures and fittings and offering far reaching countryside and mountain views. The main house has 3 bedrooms (1 en-suite), a side extension offers a further en-suite bedroom with separate access which is currently used as a highly successful letting room but equally lends itself to a myriad of uses including home office or studio. Located in the desirable location of Achachork, on the outskirts of Portree, the capital of Skye and set within established garden grounds of approximately 3/4 acre this desirable property is conveniently placed for all local amenities. The perfect opportunity to acquire a beautiful home or business opportunity, Boisdale House must be viewed to fully appreciate the options on offer.
Call RE/MAX Skye today on 01471 822900 to arrange your viewing appointment.

Boisdale House, 5 Achachork, By Portree, Isle of Skye, IV51 9HT

Property comprises:

LOWER FLOOR: Entrance Porch, Hallway, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room, Shower Room
UPPER FLOOR: Landing, 3 Bedrooms (1 En-suite)
SIDE EXTENSION: En-suite Bedroom

EXTERNAL: Front & Rear Gardens, Two Plastic Garden Stores, Timber Shed

LOCATION: Set round a natural harbour, Portree the capital of Skye, is a bustling port and thriving business and cultural center. Offering a wide range of shops, services and leisure facilities including hospital and medical center, doctors, dentists, primary and secondary school which offers both Gaelic and English-medium classes, library, swimming pool, supermarkets, hotels, bars, cafés, and restaurants.
It is also a cultural focal point for Skye, with a year-round program of concerts, theatre and cinema, art and craft exhibitions and workshops, and numerous wildlife walks. The town makes a great base for exploring the outstanding beauty of the Trotternish Ridge, the Old Man of Storr, Kilt Rock and the Quiraing to the north and, to the south, the imposing Cuillin Mountains which offer both gentle and challenging climbing and walking for the world's outdoor enthusiasts. Other popular activities include cycling, pony-trekking, and boat cruises.

Boisdale House extends to some 178m2, the original stone croft house was refurbished to a high standard in 2011 with quality fixtures and fittings throughout, the later side extension was added in 2018. The property benefits from Derbyshire stone slab flooring to the ground floor with under floor heating via a Worcester Greenstar LPG boiler and to radiators on the upper floor with oak ledge and brace doors and timber frame double glazing throughout. The more recently added side extension boasts a full-length window to the front elevation which fully captures the delightful far reaching countryside views. Although currently used as a letting room the side extension could be used for a multitude of purposes.




GARDEN: A shared tarmac driveway with cattle grid leads from the township road to a generous chipped parking area, the extensive garden grounds of approximately 3/4 acre (to be confirmed by title plan) have a pretty burn running through and are mainly laid to grass, with some mature planting. To the rear of the house is a generous decked seating area with hedge and mixed planting. A chipped pathway gives access around the property.

SERVICES: Mains electricity, mains water, drainage to Tricell sewage treatment plant which is SEPA approved.
COUNCIL TAX: Council tax is Band E
HOME REPORT: Available by contacting RE/MAX Skye.
EPC: D (65)

ENTRY: At a date to be mutually agreed.

EXTRAS: Included in the sale are all fitted floor coverings, integrated appliances, range cooker and blinds. Other items may be available by separate negotiation.

DIRECTIONS: From the Skye Bridge take the A87 towards Portree at Portree pass through the village taking the A85 toward Staffin, shortly after you have left Portree you will see a signpost indicating Achachork to the left, take this road and continue until you see Sealladh A’bheinn on your left towards the end of the road, Boisdale House is located along the track beyond this property.

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

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

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.


ENTRANCE PORCH: - 6' 8'' x 4' 6'' (2.04m x 1.36m)

Slate slabs access, uPVC door with two glazed panels, window to front elevation, wall mounted cupboard, access to hallway:


‘Stable’ door with decorative glazed insert enters the spacious hallway, generous under stair cupboard, deep sill feature display window to kitchen, downlights, access to sitting room, dining room, stairs to upper floor:

SITTING ROOM: - 14' 11'' x 11' 10'' (4.54m x 3.61m)

(Dimension at widest point) Window to front elevation with far reaching views, feature fireplace with Caithness slate hearth and oak surround and recessed wood burning stove.

DINING ROOM: - 13' 7'' x 11' 4'' (4.15m x 3.46m)

Deep sill window to front elevation, fireplace with tile and oak surround, Caithness slate hearth and multi fuel stove (duel/fuel heating/hot water system), shelved recess, access to kitchen:

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: - 15' 7'' x 11' 1'' (4.74m x 3.37m)

A light and spacious dual aspect room with windows to both side elevations, an extensive range of contemporary wall and base units with Iroko work top over, Belfast sink, integrated oven, integrated microwave, 5 burner range with stainless steel extractor over, space for fridge/freezer, access to utility room:

UTILITY ROOM: - 9' 9'' x 8' 5'' (2.96m x 2.57m)

Window to rear elevation, contemporary range of wall and base units with Beech worktop over, Belfast sink, space and plumbed for washing machine and tumble drier, space for fridge, uPVC door to side elevation giving access to garden:

SHOWER ROOM: - 7' 7'' x 6' 9'' (2.32m x 2.06m)

Frosted window to side elevation, large ‘wet room’ style shower cubicle with raindrop head, vanity sink with cupboard under, WC, ceiling down lights, ladder radiator.


Carpeted stairs rise from hallway to spacious carpeted landing with wooden balustrade, window to front elevation, down lights, radiator, access to 3 bedrooms, loft:

MASTER BEDROOM: - 15' 8'' x 13' 0'' (4.77m x 3.95m)

(Dimensions under coombs and at widest point) Velux windows to side elevations, fitted wardrobe, downlights, radiator, fitted carpet, access to en-suite:

EN-SUITE: - 14' 8'' x 6' 6'' (4.48m x 1.98m)

(Dimension under coombs) Velux windows to side elevations, large ‘wet-room’ style shower cubicle with raindrop head, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, downlights, ladder radiator, ceramic tile floor.

BEDROOM 2: - 16' 3'' x 12' 0'' (4.96m x 3.65m)

(First dimension under coombs) Window to front elevation, Velux to rear elevation, downlights, radiator, fitted carpet.

BEDROOM 3: (Currently used as a study) - 16' 3'' x 13' 7'' (4.96m x 4.13m)

(Dimension under coombs) Window to front elevation, Velux to rear elevation, built-in cupboard, downlights, radiator, fitted carpet.


Open Hallway Area: - 8' 10'' x 4' 7'' (2.70m x 1.40m)

uPVC door with glazed panel, built-in storage bench with oak seating, built-in wardrobe, painted panelling to one wall, downlights, radiator, ceramic tile floor, access to bedroom, en-suite:

En-Suite: - 9' 3'' x 8' 6'' (2.81m x 2.60m)

Frosted window to rear elevation, ‘wet-room’ style shower cubicle with raindrop head, wall mounted sink, wall mounted WC, downlights, ladder radiator, ceramic tile floor.

Bedroom: - 14' 4'' x 10' 3'' (4.37m x 3.12m)

Open access from hallway, full length window with glazed door to front elevation, painted panelling to dado eight to one wall, hardwood flooring.


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Nearby Places

Name Location Type Distance
Achachork, Portree
Isle of Skye IV51 9HT
County: Highlands
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: SKYE0687
Christine Brett
RE/MAX Scotland
  01471 822900