3 Digg, Staffin

Offers in the region of £50000 are invited

A rare opportunity to purchase a large building plot extending to 1 acre or thereby (to be confirmed by title deed) in the township of Digg from where panoramic sea and croft land views are afforded. Detailed planning consent for the erection of two dwelling houses has been granted under planning reference 13/01342/FUL.

A large building plot extending to 1 acre or thereby (to be confirmed by title deed) in the township of Digg.

The land occupies an elevated position which affords panoramic views over the surrounding croftland and across the Inner Sound towards the mainland, north towards the outer isles and the Trotternish Ridge to the rear.

Detailed planning consent for the erection of two dwelling houses has been granted under planning reference 13/01342/FUL. The proposed property at the top of the plot is for a 1 ½ storey 4 bedroom house along with a smaller single storey 2 bedroom bungalow below. Full details available on request.

This offers potential purchasers the opportunity to buy a substantial site with the option of a home for themselves as well as a potential second property for use as a holiday let or rental. Interested parties wishing to discuss options for the land may wish to contact the local planning authority – The Highland Council, Planning & Development Service, Tigh Na Sgire, Park Lane, Portree, Isle of Skye, IV51 9EB. Telephone: 01478 613800 01478 613800. Please note that the planning office operates an appointment system and you would be advised to make an appointment to speak with one of the planning officers prior to visiting the office.

Location

Digg is a small crofting township close to Staffin in the Trotternish peninsula of Skye and is some 20 miles north of Portree, the Island’s capital. Staffin beach is just a short drive away. It is also only a short drive – a walk for the more adventurous – to the heart of the Quiraing and the Trotternish Ridge. On a clear day the area has stunning views towards the mainland and the outer isles. The area is well known for wildlife and it is not uncommon to sight whales and dolphins off the coast – binoculars at the ready! In Stencholl, about a mile away there is a local Post Office and shop which also has petrol pumps and the community owned local store is about three miles away. There is an excellent local primary school in nearby Staffin together with a doctor’s surgery.

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