3 Harport Cottages, Carbost

Offers over £160000 are invited


3 Harport Cottages is a delightful two bedroom semi-detached house located in the popular village of Carbost on the picturesque Minginish Peninsula on Skye’s west coast and is perfectly placed to take advantage of all the Skye has to offer.

On offer is an excellent opportunity to purchase a lovely property in the ever popular village of Carbost within striking distance of Skye’s famous attractions such as Talisker Distillery, the Fairy Pools and the Cuillin Mountain range. Amenities in the village include a community owned shop, a post office, primary school and pub. The Oyster Shed is also close by for those who are lovers of seafood.

The accommodation within comprises of; entrance vestibule, inner hall, living room / dining area and kitchen on the ground floor with the upper floor hosting two double bedrooms and the bathroom. The property further benefits from double glazing throughout, oil central heating and ample built in storage space.

The property has a small enclosed front garden and a larger private rear garden which affords stunning views over Loch Harport where you can often spot dolphins and porpoise. Parking is provided in the shared layby at the front of the property.

The property has been freshly decorated and would make a fantastic first time buyers home in an increasingly popular area. The Minginish peninsula is a great place for wildlife lovers and home to deer and birds of prey including the white-tailed sea eagles.

Ground Floor

Entrance Vestibule

Accessed via a half glazed, double glazed uPVC door. Vinyl flooring. Wallpapered. Small window to front of property. Consumer unit. Access to hall.

0.92m x 2.43m (3’00” x 7’11”).

Inner Hall

Enter via a solid wooden door. Access to living room, kitchen and stairs to upper floor. Vinyl flooring. Wallpapered.

1.73m x 1.39m (5’08” x 4’06”).

Living Room / Dining Area

Bright and cosy room with windows to front and rear. The rear window affords stunning views over the garden to Loch Harport. Feature fireplace with slate hearth and wooden surround. Carpeted. Painted in neutral tones. Solid wooden door.

3.50m x 5.82m (11’05” x 19’01”) at max.


The kitchen offers a good range of base and wall units with contrasting worktop over. Integrated oven and hob with extractor hood above. Free-standing washing machine. Window to rear affording views over the garden to Loch Harport. Single bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap. Vinyl flooring. Painted walls. Access to rear garden via 1/2 glazed UPVC door.

2.86m x 3.31m (9’04” x 10’10”) at max.

Upper Floor


Providing access to two double bedrooms and bathroom. Storage cupboard. Carpeted. Wallpapered. Loft access.  The loft has been partly floored for storage. Window at top of stairs.

0.90m x 1.69m (2’11” x 5’06”).

Bedroom One

Double bedroom with window to the rear affording stunning views over the garden and Loch Harport. Storage cupboard housing hot water tank. Solid wooden door. Carpeted. Painted in neutral tones. Feature wall is wallpapered.

3.67m x 2.91m (12’00” x 9’06”) at max.

Bedroom Two

Double bedroom with window to front affording views towards Talisker Distillery. Solid wooden door. Carpeted. Painted in neutral tones. Feature wall is wallpapered. Large storage cupboard / wardrobe.

2.78m x 4.69m (9’01” x 15’04”) at max.


Bright bathroom with 3 piece white suite consisting of bath, wash hand basin and W.C. Over bath electric Mira Jump shower. Vinyl flooring. Frosted uPVC window to rear.  White heated towel rail. Extractor fan. Wood panelling to dado height. Painted. Tiled at bath and shower.

1.78m x 2.28m (5’10” x 7’05”).



The property hosts a small enclosed garden area to the front which is laid to lawn with a path leading to the front door. The rear garden is fully enclosed and affords amazing views over Loch Harport and towards the Cuillins.  There are two good size sheds (one timber, one metal) located in the rear of the garden and an integral boiler storage room on the side of the property. The oil tank is also to be found in the rear garden. Resident’s parking is provided in the shared lay-by to the front on the road.

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


Carbost is situated on the western side of the Island and overlooks the picturesque Loch Harport. The village itself has a community owned village shop and a post office as well as a doctor’s surgery and a primary school. and is home to the world famous Talisker Distillery and Visitors centre. The island's capital town of Portree is some 15 miles away and away benefits from a selection of shops including supermarkets, hotels, restaurants, leisure facilities, a modern medical centre and cottage hospital and secondary schooling.
Carbost is handily located to access Skye’s famous Cuillin Mountains and would be the ideal base for anyone interested in walking and exploring the whole island. Glen Brittle Beach, The Fairy Pools and Talisker Bay are also close by.


Heading north from Sligachan on the A863 take the left hand turning signposted Carbost and the Minginish Peninsula (and Talisker Distillery). Follow this road for approximately 2 miles and continue through Carbost towards the distillery. 3 Harport Cottages is located on the right hand side just before Caora Dhubh coffee shop.