2-3 Balmaquien, Balmaquien

Offers over £190000 are invited


2-3 Balmaquien is a delightful three double bedroom traditional 1 ½ story extended croft house with exclusive shore line access boasting panoramic mountain and sea views over the Minch looking out to the Outer Hebrides and the Mainland beyond.

2-3 Balmaquien is a wonderful bright and airy traditional croft house presented in walk in condition situated in a dramatic and exclusive location on the Northern edge of Skye. The property benefits from neutral painted decor having recently been repainted, double glazing throughout renewed only 2 years ago, oil central heating with new the boiler being only 2 years old, electric feature fire with the option to reinstate the original fire place, ample built in storage and large internal accommodation.

The property is surrounded by croft land and flat garden grounds which is laid mainly to lawn and lead directly to the magnificent shore line. Parking is provided to the front and side of the property.  Additional land to the side may be available by separate negation, (please note the land is not available separately from the property).

2-3 Balmaquien would make a wonderful home or perfect holiday letting opportunity for those looking for an idyllic quiet lifestyle, set in a breath taking location with wonderful sea and mountain views and exclusive shore access. Truly a must see to fully appreciate what is on offer.

Ground Floor

Entrance Porch

Bright neutral painted entrance hallway accessed via UPVC double glazed door with windows to front. Vinyl flooring.  Access to inner hallway.

7’05” x 6’11″” (2.28m x 2.12m)


Large entrance hallway providing access to all downstairs rooms. Painted in neutral tones.  Radiator.  Carpeted stairs and painted banister lead to upper level.  Fuse box.

13’08” x 8’03” (4.17m x 2.53m) Including stairs.


Warm welcoming lounge area with stunning views to front out to sea. Painted in neutral tones. Lovely feature fire place with electric fire, but fire place could be reinstated.  Tile hearth and surround. Carpeted. Wooden mantle. Accessed from entrance hall.  Access to rear hallway. Radiator.

13’03” x 10’07” (4.05m x 3.24m)

Bedroom One

Substantial bright and light master double bedroom accessed from hallway.  Neutral decor.  Carpet. Radiator. Window to front boasting spectacular sea and coastal views.

13’04” x 11’07” (4.07m x 3.55m)

Shower Room

Large shower room painted in neutral tones.  Vinyl flooring.  Electrical shower with respatex  surround. White W.C. and sink. Radiator.  Extractor fan.  Large frosted window to rear with deep sill.

8’07” x 5’02” (2.63m x 1.58) at max.

Rear Hallway Entrance

Bright neutral painted rear hallway.  Accessed from lounge area.  Access to kitchen.  Access to outside via UPVC glazed door. Window to side over open sea and coast line.

8’01” x 6’00” (2.47m x 1.84m) at max.


Large bright dual aspect kitchen with panoramic sea and coastal views, and views towards croft land beyond. Good range of base and wall units with contrasting worktop. Free standing cooker.  Room for white goods. Vinyl flooring.  Ample room for dining area. Neutral painted decor. Chrome sink. Heating control unit.

16’07” x 9’00” (5.07m x 2.77m)

First Floor

Upstairs Hallway & Landing

Bright light stairwell leading up to landing accessing all rooms on upper level.  Velux window to rear.  Painted in neutral tones and carpeted. Painted wooden banisters. Small loft access. Slight coomb in ceiling. Cupboard housing hot water tank.

9’05” x 7’11” (2.88m x 2.44m) at max.

Bedroom Two

Large warm and bright double bedroom, currently set as a twin.  Large window to front with seated sill taking in the spectacular views on offer.  Neutral paint with feature wall. Radiator. Slight coomb in ceiling. Carpeted. Built in storage cupboard.

13’08” x 11’11” (4.19m x 3.63m) at max

Bedroom Three

Large warm and bright double bedroom. Ideally set to take in the beautiful views on offer.  Large window to front with seated sill.  Neutral paint with feature wall. Radiator. Slight coomb in ceiling. Carpeted. Built in storage cupboard.

13’08” x 9’06” (4.17m x 2.91m)

Box Room

Ample sized store room. Carpeted.  Slight coomb in ceiling. Painted walls. Extractor fan. Velux window to front.  Providing a variety of uses. storage cupboard.

9’05” x 5’05” (2.88m x 1.67m)



2-3 Balmaquien is set at the end of the township road with exclusive shore access and houses traditional croft land  garden grounds which extend to roughly 0.712 Acres (to be confirmed by title deeds). There is ample parking provided to the side and front of the property with an access track to the land beyond.

The land to the rear of the property maybe available by separate negotiation should any party be interest in this along with the property, and has had planning on it in the past, but this is now expired.  The land extends to roughly 0.54 acres (to be confirmed by title deeds) and again hosts exclusive shore access, however will not be sold individually.

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


Balmaquien is a delightful crofting township located on the very northern end of the Isle of Skye, with breathtaking sea views over the Outer Isles and Beyond. The property forms a number of original crofting houses in the area. There is local Primary Education in Staffin and Kilmuir, with High School facilities in Portree, the main town of the island, which is some 26 miles away and provides amenities from a super market to garages, doctors, dentists and other shops and restaurants, pubs etc. Uig and Staffin also host a variety of shops and local facilities, distances 14.6 miles and 16.8 miles respectively.


From Portree take the A87 and follow the road to Uig. In Uig take the turning right onto the A855. Follow this road all the way to sign post Balmaquien, turn left and follow this road to the T-junction. Take the left and follow this to the road end. The property is located at the shore line.