16 Calligarry, Sleat

Offers over £185000 are invited

16 Calligarry is a delightful two double bedroom traditional 1 ¾ storey extended croft house offering comfortable living accommodation in the very pretty, peaceful crofting area of Ardvasar on the popular Sleat peninsula of Skye, where far reaching panoramic views across the area and towards the Sound of Sleat and the mainland are afforded.

16 Calligarry is a wonderful bright and airy traditional croft house boasting original features throughout, situated in a magnificent elevated position to take in the stunning views on offer. The property benefits from neutral painted decor and carpets, v-lining, mixed glazing throughout and electric storage heating with two feature fire places with multi fuel stoves.  The accommodation within comprises; entrance porch, inner hallway, lounge, rear porch, cloakroom come utility area, dining room and kitchen.  Stairs lead to the upper landing with two double bedrooms and bathroom.  The property is situated in a tranquil position surrounded by wildlife, generous fully enclosed garden grounds with a gated entrance and private drive for parking. 

16 Calligarry would make a wonderful home or perfect holiday retreat for those looking for an idyllic quiet lifestyle, set in a breath-taking location with magnificent views over the rolling croft land out to the Sound of Sleat and the mainland beyond.  This property is truly a must see to fully appreciate what is on offer.  Furniture can be available by separate negotiation.

Ground Floor

Entrance Porch

Steps from outside lead up to a wooden and glazed entrance door. Bright neutral painted entrance porch which boasts views over the garden and out to sea. Access to inner hallway via wooden and glazed door. Solid tile flooring. Delightful area for relaxing and enjoying the sun.

7’02” x 4’04” (2.20m x 1.34m)

Inner Hallway

Large entrance hallway providing direct access to lounge and dining room via original v-lined doors with brass locks. Fully v-lined, part painted in neutral tones, part varnished. Wooden stairs and banister lead to upper level.  Under stair storage cupboard. Neutral carpet. Radiator.

9’01” x 3’10” (2.77m x 1.19m)

Lounge

Warm welcoming lounge area, dual aspect with stunning views over garden, croft land and the Sound of Sleat. Two walls and ceiling v-lined and all painted in neutral tones. Lovely feature fire place with multi fuel stove.  Tiled hearth and surround. Wooden mantle. Neutral Carpet. Accessed from inner hall via original v-lined door.  Access to rear porch area. Radiator.

13’10” x 13’09” (4.23m x 4.19m)

Rear Porch

Great additional storage or utility area accessed from lounge.  Window to rear and velux in coombed ceiling.  Wooden and glazed door to rear garden.  Neutral decor.  Concrete floor. Access to cloakroom / utility area. Loft access.

8’02” x 6’05” (2.51m x 1.97m)

Cloakroom / Utility

Generous sized cloakroom painted in neutral tones.  Vinyl flooring. White W.C. and sink. Chrome heated towel rail.  Window and velux to rear.  Room for white goods including pipes for washing machine.

6’05” x 5’11” (1.98m x 1.83m)

Dining Room

Delightful dining area boasting many traditional features throughout. Dual aspect with stunning views over garden, croft land and the Sound of Sleat. Two walls and ceiling v-lined and all painted in neutral tones. Lovely feature fire place with multi fuel stove and painted surround.  Sleat hearth with feature coloured tiles and wooden mantle. Neutral carpet.  Accessed from inner hall.  Access to kitchen area. Radiator.

13’09” x 10’09” (4.19m x 3.30m)

Kitchen

Bright neatly fitted kitchen area with several base and wall units with contrasting worktop. Free standing cooker.  Room for under unit white goods. Exposed wooden flooring. Neutral painted decor. Chrome sink. Part tile surround, part v-lined, ceiling fully v-lined. Window to rear.

9’02” x 7’00” (2.81m x 2.15m)

First Floor

Upstairs Hallway & Landing

Wooden stairwell leading up to landing accessing all rooms on upper level.  Velux window to front.  Ceiling and three walls v-lined and varnished, one wall painted in neutral tones. Exposed wooden flooring. Wooden banisters. Small loft access. Coomb in ceiling. Cupboard housing fuse box.  Beautiful wooden shelving.

11’06” x 8’03” (3.41m x 2.60m) at max.

Bedroom One

Large warm and bright double bedroom boasting original features.  Large dorma window to front taking in the spectacular views on offer.  V-lined walls and ceiling with feature wallpapered wall. Radiator. Coomb in ceiling. Exposed wooden flooring. Accessed from landing via original 1/4 panel door with brass lock.

13’04” x 11’05” (4.08m x 3.48m)

Bedroom Two

Another large warm and bright double bedroom, currently set up as a twin room. Large dorma window to front taking in the spectacular views on offer.  V-lined walls and ceiling with feature painted wall. Radiator. Coomb in ceiling. Exposed wooden flooring. Accessed from landing via original 1/4 panel door with brass lock. Small loft access.

13’04” x 11’05” (4.08m x 3.48m)

Bathroom

Ample sized family bathroom housing three piece white suite and electric shower over bath. Tile surround at bath and sink. Coomb in ceiling. Painted and v-lined walls. Window to rear. Cupboard housing hot water tank. Solid wooden flooring. 1/4 panel wooden door with brass lock.

11’01” x 4’05” (3.40m x 1.37m) at max.

External

Garden

The property is seated in an elevated position and is surrounded by generous fully enclosed garden grounds with a gated entrance and private drive for parking.  It is laid mainly to lawn with many well established trees, bushes and shrubs along with areas for flower beds and several bird boxes to encourage the native wildlife.  There are two sheds, one new and one old, wood stores and ample area for seating to the front of the property to enjoy the views on offer.

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

Location

Calligarry is a friendly crofting village situated on the south of the island on the popular Sleat peninsula, with the area providing peace and tranquillity. Nearest facilities are in the village of Ardvasar some ½ mile away and here you will find a hotel and bar. Armadale is close by and here you will find a garage, petrol station, post office and a few craft shops, along with the terminal for the Armadale to Mallaig ferry which offers a regular service, so making easier connection to the mainland. Sabhal Mor Ostaig the Gaelic college, primary school and medical centre are approximately 2 miles away. The nearest main village of Broadford is some 16 miles to the north and provides all the enhanced amenities you would expect of a thriving community including a supermarket, petrol station, bank, launderette, hairdresser and hotel bars and restaurants. Facilities also include a hospital, medical centre and primary school. Secondary schooling is available in Portree the Islands capital which is approx. 35 miles away.

Directions

Take the road into Ardvasar village passing the hotel on the right and follow the road out to Aird for about ½ mile. On the right hand side you will see a large shed ‘Sleat Furniture Services’ – take the next right turning up the hill and the property lies at the top on the hill.

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