2 Garafad, Staffin

Offers over £190000 are invited

***** CLOSING DATE SET FOR 12 NOON ON FRIDAY 17th MAY 2024 *****

2 Garafad is a delightful two bedroom cottage located in the scenic crofting township of Garafad affording widespread views over Staffin Bay, the Quiraing and the Trotternish Ridge. 

2 Garafad is bright and airy cottage set in the crofting township of Garafad, a short drive from the village of Staffin and all amenities on offer. Sitting in generous garden grounds boasting panoramic views taking in Staffin Bay, the Quiraing and the Trotternish Ridge.

The accommodation within comprises of: entrance hallway, lounge, kitchen, rear lobby, two bedrooms and bathroom. Further benefitting from oil fired central heating, UPVC double glazing in all rooms except the bathroom and spacious garden grounds with detached garage.

Externally, the property is set within private garden grounds which are mainly laid to lawn with mature trees, shrubs and bushes. Within the garden is a detached garage along with the remains of an old byre.

2 Garafad provides the opportunity to purchase a wonderful home set in a peaceful location boasting sea and mountain views and must be viewed to appreciate what is on offer.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

A fully glazed UPVC door leads into the hallway. Access to lounge, bathroom and two bedrooms.  Loft access. Consumer unit. Painted. Carpeted.

2.58m x 1.94m (8’05” x 6’04”).


Bright lounge with window to the front elevation affording views over Staffin Bay. Open fireplace with tile surround and hearth. Alcove storage. Wallpaper. Carpeted. Door to kitchen & hall.

4.54m x 4.32m (14’10” x 14’01”) at max.


Fitted kitchen with a range of wall and base units with contrasting worktop over. Freestanding electric oven and hob. Stainless steel one and a half bowl sink and drainer. Tile splashback. Dual aspect with windows to the front and side elevation affording sea views. Internal window to rear lobby. Vinyl flooring. Painted. Half glazed door to rear lobby.

4.37m x 2.96m (14’04” x 9’08”). 

Rear Lobby

Rear lobby with fully glazed UPVC door to side elevation. Space for white goods. Window to rear elevation and internal window to kitchen.  Oil boiler. Painted. Vinyl flooring.

2.33m x 1.71m (7’07” x 5’07”)  

Bedroom One

Good size double bedroom with window to the front elevation boasting sea views. Carpeted. Wallpaper.

3.49m x 2.89m (12’00” x 10’10”).

Bedroom Two

Twin bedroom with window to side elevation. Carpeted. Wallpaper.

3.49m x 2.89m (11’05” x 9’05”).


Family bathroom suite comprising W.C., wash hand basin and bath with electric shower over. Single pane frosted window to rear elevation. Tiled splashback. Wallpaper. Vinyl flooring.

1.93m x 1.83m (6’04” x 6’00”) 



To the side of the property is a block built detached garage. Windows to the side and front elevation. Pedestrian door to the side. Double garage doors to front elevation. Concrete floor. Light and power connected.

5.31m x 4.98m (17’05” x 16’04”)


2 Garafad sits within generous garden grounds which are mainly laid to lawn with established trees, shrubs and bushes. Parking is provided to the side of the property on the gravel driveway. Within the garden grounds is a detached garage and the ruins of a former stone byre.

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


Garafad 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 right at the sign for the "Columba 1400" follow the road immediately round to the left to the end of the road. 2 Garafad is the 3rd house from the end of the road. If you reach the turning area you have passed the property.