1/2 of 8 Marishadder, Staffin

Offers over £185000 are invited


Half of 8 Marishadder is a delightful one bedroom cottage set within generous garden grounds in the peaceful crofting township of Marishadder affording widespread views across open croft land and towards the Trotternish Ridge.

Half of 8 Marishadder is a traditional cottage located in a tranquil and private setting boasting far reaching views across the surrounding croft land. The property has recently been renovated and modernised by the current owners to create a stunning cottage which has been operating as a successful holiday let and has been granted a short term lettings licence, please note the license is non transferable and any purchaser wishing to continue letting the property would have to apply for a licence. The cottage is presented in walk-in condition and benefits from UPVC double glazing, electric heating which can be remotely operated through WIFI and is decorated in contemporary tones throughout.

The accommodation within is set out over one level and comprises of entrance hall, lounge, kitchen, shower room and one double bedroom.

Half of 8 Marishadder is a  charming cottage which would make a lovely home or holiday retreat in a secluded setting and must be viewed to appreciate the setting.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

Accessed via a half glazed UPVC door to the front elevation.  Access to lounge, bedroom and shower room. Consumer unit. Loft access. Painted in neutral tones. Vinyl flooring.

1.76m x 1.36m (5.09″ x 4’05”)


Two steps from the lounge lead into the kitchen. Modern fitted kitchen with a good range of wall and base units with contrasting worktop over. Integrated dishwasher. fridge freezer and electric oven and hob. Belfast sink with mixer tap. Dual aspect windows to the front and side elevations.  Vinyl flooring. Painted in neutral tones. Loft access.

3.00m x 4.38m (9’10” x 14’04”) at max.


Good size lounge with window to front elevation affording views to the garden and over the surrounding croft land.  Electric stove heater. Painted in neutral tones. Carpeted. Access to kitchen.

3.72m x 3.17m (12’02” x 10’04”)


Bright and spacious double bedroom with window to front elevation affording views of the garden and surrounding croft land. Carpeted. Painted in neutral tones.

3.27m x 3.73m (10’08” x 12’02”) at max.

Shower Room

Modern shower room with white three piece suite comprising, W.C., vanity wash hand basin and corner shower cubical with electric shower. Frosted window to rear elevation. Chrome heated towel rail. Vinyl flooring. Wet wall to shower enclosure. Painted in neutral tones. Traditional v-lining on ceiling.

2.20m x 1.72m (7’02” x 5’07”)



Half of 8 Marishadder is set within fully enclosed garden grounds that are mainly laid to lawn. The property is accessed via a shared driveway from the township road with parking available at the side of the property. The garden grounds afford a view over the surrounding croft land and the Trotternish Ridge.

Please note whilst every reasonable care has been taken in the drawing of the above floor plan, the position of walls, doors and windows etc are all approximate. The floor plan is intended for guidance purposes only, may not be to scale and should not be relied upon as anything other than an indicative layout of the property


Marishadder is a small crofting township close to Staffin on the Trotternish Peninsula of Skye and some 15 miles north of Portree the Island’s capital. Facilities in nearby Staffin include a community run shop and café, Columba 1400, post office, another local shop with petrol pumps, an excellent primary school and a doctor’s surgery, delightful cafes and galleries with an ever growing community. There is also a public slipway with boat launching facilities.


From Portree follow the A855 to Staffin, upon entering Staffin turn left at the sign for Maligar & Marishadder just beyond the "Columba 1400" and follow the road for approximately 2 miles. Continue past the sign for An Cnoc B&B over the small bridge. Half of 8 Marishadder is down the first driveway (sign for Taigh Mhurdaidh) on the left, and accessed through a metal gate at the end.