19 Borve, Borve

Offers over £350000 are invited

19 Borve is a superior detached modern 5 bedroom (1 en-suite) property set in a delightful position taking in the beautiful views of rolling croft-land and mountains beyond.  The dwelling boasts large internal living space and a landscaped garden with picturesque burn all within a short commuting distance of the town of Portree.

19 Borve is a beautiful bright modern airy property that boasts three king-sized bedrooms one hosting en-suite facilities and two further bedrooms.  Within there is an entrance porch, a bespoke open wooden staircase set in a large inner hallway, large open plan family kitchen with dining room, lounge, family bathroom, a large utility room, rear porch, and wet room. The property has bright neutral decor, oil central heating, hardwood double glazing, multi fuel stove and ample built in storage throughout.  There is also a large studio space with storage, giving the potential to create further living accommodation and providing a variety of options to prospective purchasers

The property is surrounded by generous well kept private garden grounds with a gravel drive and ample parking for several cars.  There is a burn running through with two bridges over the burn, decking, drystone seating areas and a herb garden. The garden has been professionally landscaped and is designed to be informal and fairly low maintenance and to encourage local wildlife.

19 Borve would make a beautiful large family home set in a quiet location, or could easily be used as a delightful B&B establishment with room to adapt the existing accommodation, all set a short distance from Portree and the local amenities the area offers.

Ground Floor

Entrance Porch

Bright neutral painted porch accessed via UPVC double glazed door from front of house.  Solid slate flooring. Large window to front. Radiator. Access to inner hallway and stairwell are afforded via wooden and fully glazed door.

8’05” x 6’09” (2.58m x 2.08m)

Inner Hallway

Large bright irregular shaped hallway providing access to several rooms.  Painted in bright neutral tones. Solid wooden flooring and bespoke solid open wooden staircase leading to upper level. Two radiators.

24’08” x 12’10” (7.53m x 3.91m) at max.


Accessed from inner hall via fully glazed and wooden door. Spacious bright modern lounge area with three windows to front hosting garden views.  Painted in neutral tones with solid wooden flooring. Feature multi fuel stove with stone hearth.  Radiator.

17’06” x 13’10” (5.33m x 4.24m)


Accessed from inner hall via fully glazed and wooden door. Spacious bright modern room that provides a variety of uses with window to side hosting garden views and french doors leading to decking area and rear garden.  Painted in neutral tones with solid wooden flooring. Radiator.

14’10” x 10’04” (4.53m x 3.16m)


Generous sized family kitchen with ample fitted base units and contrasting work top. Integrated oven, grill and microwave.  Space for white goods.  Integrated electrical hob with chrome splash back and feature chrome and glass extractor fan. Solid tile flooring. Neutral paint decor.  Two windows to side.  Opening leading to dining room. Solid tile splash surround.  Large composite white sink with chrome mixer tap. Radiator.

17’10” x 10’03” (5.46m x 3.14m)

Dining Room

Delightful warm bright neutral painted dining room accessed from opening at kitchen.  Solid wooden flooring and finishings.  Large built in storage cupboard used as a pantry. Dual aspect with views to side and front. Radiator.

13’11” x 9’11” (4.26m x 3.03m)

Bedroom Four

Bright neutral painted room which is currently used as a TV room but could easily provide a variety of uses.  Solid wooden flooring. Radiator.  Accessed from hallway via solid wooden door.  Window to front.

10’05” x 7’09” (3.20m x 2.37m)

Wet Room

Modern bright wet room with white W.C and sink.  Mains water dual rain shower.  Respatex wet wall surround.  Vinyl flooring.  Frosted window to side.  Underfloor heating. Accessed from hallway via solid wooden door.

6’10” x 6’03” (2.11m x 1.92m)

Rear Vestibule

Neutral painted rear entrance vestibule accessed from rear garden and raised decking area via wooden and glazed door.  Solid slate flooring.  Provides access to inner hallway and studio, main dwelling and utility room.  Radiator.

6’04” x 6’04” (1.95m x 1.95m)

Utility Room

Great addition to any home, large utility room with modern base and wall units.  Ample space for white goods and overhead drying area.  Chrome sink with mixer tap. Solid tile flooring. Window to side. Neutral paint. Tile splash surround. Radiator.

9’11” x 5’10” (3.04m x 1.79m)

Inner Rear Hallway

Small inner hallway accessed from rear vestibule via solid wood and glazed door.  Solid slate flooring.  Large storage cupboard containing oil boiler unit.  Provides access to studio.

6’09” x 5’10” (2.06m x 1.78m) at max.

Studio with Storage

Accessed from inner rear hallway this impressive studio houses two large sets of windows to the side which allow in floods of natural light and a smaller window opposite.  Boasting a solid wooden floor, three radiators, large built in storage cupboard and feature lighting.  Painted in brilliant white.  This additional space provides purchasers with a variety of options having formerly been a double garage and then converted into a large bedroom/study prior to its current use as a studio.

19’01” x 17’04” (5.83m x 5.29m) at max.

First Floor

Upstairs Hallway & Landing

Bespoke open wooden staircase leading to upper level and open landing with feature wooden banister.  Solid wooden flooring. Access to all upper rooms afforded via L-shaped hallway. Velux window to front. Painted in neutral tones.  Built in storage cupboard. Two radiators. Access hatchway to spacious, partially floored loft..

20’03” x 10’07” (6.19m x 3.24m) at max.

Master Bedroom with En-Suite

Magnificent king sized master bedroom with views across to Ben Tainavaig and rolling croftland. Dual aspect with windows to side and rear.  Neutral decor with feature v-lined wall.  Two large built in wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving space. Solid wooden flooring.  Two radiators. Access to en-suite shower room.

20’05” x 13’05” (6.23m x 4.11m) at max.

En-Suite Shower Room

Delightful white en-suite shower room with walk in mains water shower, W.C and sink.  Feature glass block wall. White paint. White tile splash surround. 1/4 panel wooden door. Radiator. Velux window to side. Vinyl flooring.

6’09” x 6’01” (2.06m x 1.86m)at max.

Bedroom Two

Spacious bright dual aspect king-sized bedroom with beautiful views to front and side of property.  Feature v-lined window surround. Painted in neutral tones. Carpeted. Radiator. Large built in storage cupboard.  Solid 1/4 panel wooden door.

18’08” x 17’05” (5.70m x 5.33m) at max.

Bedroom Three

Generous light dual aspect king-sized bedroom with beautiful views to front and side of property.  Feature v-lined window surround. Painted in neutral tones. Carpeted. Radiator. Two large built in storage cupboards, one housing hot water tank.  Solid 1/4 panel wooden door.

18’09” x 14’04” (5.72m x 4.39m) at max.

Family Bathroom

Beautiful family bathroom hosting roll top bath, white W.C and sink.  Solid tile flooring. Solid wooden finishings within. Tile splash surround with feature tile wall. Painted in bright white. Velux window to rear with views over mountains.

10’08” x 6’00” (3.27m x 1.85m)



19 Borve sits within 0.43 acres (to be confirmed by title deeds) of garden grounds with a delightful burn running through. There are two bridges over the burn and many well established shrubs, trees and bushes surrounding, an external decking area outside the French windows to the rear of the property, and drystone seating areas on the far side of the burn and at the front door of the house.  There is a wonderful herb garden, drying green and several lawn areas.   The garden has been professionally landscaped to take account of natural features such as lie of the land, sunlight and prevailing wind direction. It has been designed to be informal and fairly low maintenance encouraging local wild flowers and wildlife.  The property hosts a large garden shed with electricity and lighting, and a large gravel area with ample parking for several cars.


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


Borve is a delightful quiet crofting community and is less than ten minutes drive from Portree. The property is centrally located on the island within easy access of all areas. Primary schooling can be found in nearby MacDiarmid and secondary schooling is available in Portree with a school bus service in operation. Portree is a lively and prosperous town with excellent services including supermarkets, shops, leisure facilities, medical centre and a selection of hotels and restaurants.


From Portree follow the A87 heading to Uig, there are three roads to Borve from this road, take the second road on your right signposted Borve, this will be located opposite the junction for Dunvegan and sign posted "Highland Motors". Continue along to the end of the road and at the T-junction turn right, the property is located directly on the road side along this road and clearly marked number 19.