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Property Under Offer in Carnach, Halistra, Isle Of Skye
Offers Over £385,000

Under Offer
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  • Modern, detached 1½ storey property
  • Spacious, stylish, 3 bedrooms all en-suite
  • Popular Waternish Peninsula location
  • Delightful elevated position, enjoying stunning panoramic views to Loch Dunvegan
  • 150m walk to beach down single track road
  • Currently successful holiday let
  • EPC Rating: C (74)

Tystie Cottage is a modern, detached 1½ storey, 3 bedroom all en-suite property situated in the rural crofting community of Carnach in the popular Waternish Peninsula in North Skye. Set in a delightful, elevated position and enjoying stunning views to Loch Dunvegan and the Outer Hebrides, this spacious stylish property offers a great place to relax and enjoy the sunsets and is currently operating as a successful holiday let. The opportunity to purchase a comfortable family home or investment opportunity in an idyllic rural location.

Call RE/MAX Skye today to view on 01471 822900 to arrange your viewing appointment.

Tystie Cottage, Carnach, 8 Halistra, Waternish, Isle of Skye IV55 8GL

Property comprises:
Ground Floor: Entrance Hallway, Kitchen/Dining Room, Lounge, Sitting Room, Bedroom (En-Suite), Cloakroom, Rear Porch
First Floor: 2 Bedrooms (En-Suite)
External: Garden Grounds


The Waternish Peninsula was once a bloody battlefield between the MacLeod and MacDonald Clans, evidence is still to be found today with the remains of Trumpan Church a reminder of how brutal island life once was. These days Waternish offers a much peaceful and relaxed lifestyle with dramatic coastal scenery and regular sightings of sea eagles, whales, dolphins, and porpoises. Close by is Stein, a model fishing village designed by Thomas Telford in the late 1700’s Here you will find Skye’s oldest inn (The Stein Inn) along with the renowned Loch Bay Seafood Restaurant. Also in the area is a village hall, primary school, Skye Skyns workshop, a local diving centre, craft shop and gallery. A selection of local amenities can be found in Dunvegan just 10 minutes’ drive away including medical centre, restaurants, shops, garage, and Primary school.


Tystie Cottage extending to some 169m2 and is some 16 years old, the property has oil fired central heating to radiators and uPVC double glazing throughout. The spectacular location offers an excellent opportunity to acquire a spacious family/holiday home.



A tarmacadam driveway rises from the township road giving access to a generous parking area, the garden grounds are mainly laid to grass with some mature shrubs and offer spectacular panoramic views to Loch Dunvegan, 150m walk to beach down single track road.

EXTRAS: Included in the sale are all fitted floorcoverings, integrated appliances, and blinds.

SERVICE: Mains electricity, mains water, drainage to septic tank, superfast fibre broadband.
COUNCIL TAX: Currently Commercially Rated
HOME REPORT: Available by contacting the RE/MAX Skye office
EPC Rating: C (74)

Directions: Follow the A87 north, taking the A863 at Sligachan, follow this road to Dunvegan, on leaving the village take the A850 to the right, continue until you reach the B886 signposted Waternish on your left (approximately 5 miles), follow this road until you reach the sign for Carnach on the left, take this road and follow towards the bottom, Tystie Cottage is set up on the right-hand side.

Entry: At a date to be mutually agreed.

Viewing: Viewing of this property is essential to be fully appreciated. 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.



Half glazed uPVC door enters the spacious hallway, understairs cupboard, radiator, Caithness stone flooring, access to kitchen/dining room, sitting room, cloakroom, rear porch:

KTCHEN/DINING ROOM: - 23' 2'' x 12' 9'' (7.07m x 3.88m)

Glazed oak door, generous full length square bay to front elevation fully capturing the stunning loch views, extensive range of wall and base units with oak worktop over, 1.5 bow stainless steel sink, integrated oven, integrated microwave, integrated 5 burner hob, Esse range cooker, space for fridge /freezer, large island unit with oak worktop and storage under, glass splash backs, spotlight track, two radiators, oak flooring, ample space for generous table and chairs in bay, access to lounge:

LOUNGE: - 13' 1'' x 13' 1'' (4.00m x 4.00m)

Glazed oak door, double aspect room with full length windows to front and side elevation, with sea views, inset wood burning stove set on a stone heart, vaulted decoratively beamed ceiling, spotlights, radiator, oak flooring.

SITTING ROOM: - 15' 1'' x 12' 10'' (4.59m x 3.90m)

Glazed oak door, generous full length square bay to front elevation with sea views, radiator, oak flooring, access to bedroom:

BEDROOM 1: - 13' 1'' x 13' 1'' (4.00m x 4.00m)

Two windows to front elevation, window to side elevation, two wall lights, radiator, oak flooring, access to en-suite:

EN-SUITE: - 8' 10'' x 7' 10'' (2.68m x 2.38m)

Frosted window to rear elevation, bath with shower over and glazed screen, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, ladder radiator, vinyl flooring.

CLOAKROOM: - 7' 10'' x 3' 8'' (2.38m x 1.11m)

Frosted window to rear elevation, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, ladder radiator, Caithness stone floor.

REAR PORCH: - 8' 3'' x 5' 5'' (2.52m x 1.65m)

Multi-pane glazed door, window to rear elevation, radiator, Caithness stone flooring, uPVC half glazed door to side elevation:


Timber stairs rise to a small, carpeted landing, Velux to front elevation, double storage cupboard with sliding doors, access to bedrooms:

BEDROOM 2: - 19' 8'' x ' '' (6.00m x m)

(Dimensions at widest point, under coombs) Window to front elevation, Velux to rear elevation, small window to side elevation, built-in dressing table area, two wall lights, radiator, fitted carpet.

EN-SUITE: - 7' 6'' x 6' 6'' (2.28m x 1.97m)

(Dimension under coomb) Velux to rear elevation, shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, ladder radiator, vinyl flooring.

BEDROOM 3: - 19' 8'' x 12' 10'' (6.00m x 3.90m)

(Dimensions at widest point, under coombs) Window to front elevation, Velux to rear elevation, small window to side elevation, two wall lights, radiator, fitted carpet.

EN-SUITE: - 7' 6'' x 6' 6'' (2.28m x 1.97m)

(Dimension under coomb) Velux to rear elevation, shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, ladder radiator, vinyl flooring.


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Nearby Places

Name Location Type Distance
Carnach, Halistra Waternish
Isle Of Skye IV55 8GL
County: Highlands
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: SKYE0715
Christine Brett
RE/MAX Scotland
  01471 822900