1 York Drive, Portree

Offers over £145000 are invited


1 York Drive is two bedroom semi-detached property close to the village centre with views over Portree Bay and the Cuillin mountains. 1 York Drive is a short walk to all the local amenities and facilities the village has to offer.

1 York Drive is a bright and spacious two bedroom house located in a quiet residential area of Portree, ideally situated within walking distance of all the amenities the village has to offer. Set in an elevated position the property boasts views across Portree Bay and the Cuillin mountain range.

The accommodation is set over two levels and comprises of: kitchen, lounge, hall and shower room on the ground floor. The first floor landing offers access to two double bedrooms and a bathroom. The floored attic has power and lighting and provides storage space. It also offers conversion potential subject to obtaining the required planning consents.  The property further benefits from ample built in storage, double glazing, oil-fired central heating, open fire in the lounge and private garden grounds.

Externally the property sits in private, enclosed garden grounds. The front garden is gravelled and offers an area to sit and take in the views towards the Cuillin mountains. The rear garden is fenced and laid to lawn with mature bushes and shrubs. A timber shed in the rear garden provides storage.

Although the property requires upgrading Number 1 York Drive would make an ideal home for a first time buyer and must be viewed to appreciate what is on offer.

On street parking is available to the front of the property.

Ground Floor


Accessed from via a half-glazed uPVC double glazed door from the side of the property. Range of floor and wall units. Stainless steel single bowl sink and drainer. Two storage cupboards. Window to rear with view to garden. Laminate flooring. Tiled at splash back. Wood panelling on walls. Consumer unit. Access to lounge via 4 frosted pane timber door.

4.85m x 2.22m (15’10” x 7’03”).


Cosy lounge room with window to front. Feature open fire place with tiled surround and hearth. Carpeted. Wallpapered. Built in storage. Access to hall.

4.52m x 3.79m (14’09” x 12’05”).


Small hall with stairs leading to upper floor. Carpeted. Wallpapered. Access to shower room.

1.30m x 1.30m (4’03” x 4’03”).

Shower Room

Shower room with window to front. Suite comprising W.C., corner wash hand basin and shower unit with electric shower. Respatex wet wall at shower. Vinyl flooring.

1.94m x 1.90m (6’04” x 6’02”).

First Floor


Carpeted stairs lead to first floor landing. Window to side affording view towards Portree bay. Access to two bedrooms and bathroom. Loft hatch.

1.98m x 2.03m (6’06” x 6’08”).

Bedroom One

Double bedroom with window to rear offering view to garden. Carpeted. Wallpapered.

2.78m x 3.67m (9’01” x 12’00”).

Bedroom Two

Double bedroom with window to the front affording view towards the bay. Built-in storage cupboard. Carpeted. Wallpapered.

3.43m x 4.84m (11’02” x 15’10”).


Bathroom comprising W.C, wash hand basin and bath with electric shower over. Frosted window to side elevation. Tiled splashback. Carpeted. Painted in neutral tones.

1.99m x 1.53m (6’06” x 5’00”).



There is a generous garden to the rear with drying area. The rear garden is laid to lawn with established shrubs and bushes providing privacy. The front garden ground is laid to gravel and is a nice spot from which to take in the views towards the bay, Fingal’s Seat and Ben Tianavaig.

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


York Drive is very centrally situated within the growing town of Portree and just a few minutes from local shops and services. Portree benefits from a selection of shops including supermarkets, hotels, restaurants, leisure facilities, a modern medical centre and cottage hospital and also both secondary and primary schools. The Skye Bridge is some 32 miles to the south providing toll free access onto the mainland.


On entering Portree from the South, take the road that leads into the centre, turning left onto Somerled Square. Take the first left at the Bank of Scotland opposite the Isles public house. Follow the road that leads upwards then take the first turning right onto York Drive. Number 1 is located at the far end on the left-hand side of the road.