7B Camustianavaig, Braes

Offers in the region of £273000 are invited

A wonderfully positioned bungalow set in landscaped gardens in a rural location. Architect designed larch clad extension, benefitting from many environmentally friendly features. Set in approx. 1 ½ acres of garden with numerous trees, shrubs, plants and established vegetable and fruit plants.

Situated in a private and peaceful location this extended 3 bedroom bungalow is an ideal opportunity to acquire a property in a rural location yet within easy distance of Portree, the main town on the Isle of Skye.

The property benefits from a be-spoke architect designed extension, which was completed approx. 5 years ago.  The timber clad extension benefits from larch – cladding and Nordan double glazed windows and doors.  Additional environmentally friendly features include sheep’s wool insulation to the roof, walls and under floor.

The extension provides a wonderful reception area with floor to ceiling windows all around and a full-height ceiling.  There is raised area suitable for use as a dining area.

The modern kitchen is a further key feature of this property with 2 wall to ceiling windows making it wonderfully light and a feature Scandanavian Hwam wood-burning stove.

The property is accessed via a shared driveway and continues on to own private entrance where there is a gravel driveway and provides ample off road parking and turning.

The garden area extends to approx. 1 and a ½ acres and is well established with numerous trees, shrubs, plants and vegetables and truly is a gardener’s paradise.

Ground Floor

Front porch

Accessed via a solid wooden door with side glass panel. Large open cupboard with ample space for storage/hanging. Painted. Carpet. Wooden split glass door with 2 glass side panel through to hallway.
5’ 07” x 3’ 11” (1.70m x 1.20m).


Large open L shaped hallway providing access to all bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen, office, and through to lounge. Double built-in storage cupboard. Further single cupboards x 2. Attic access. Wallpaper. Carpet. Radiator.
20’ 01” x 13’ 07” (6.14m x 4.14m) at max.

Office/Bedroom/Dining room

The original lounge in the property, prior to the extension so extremely spacious and could be used for multiple uses. Large window overlooking the front of the property. Painted wallpaper/paint. Carpet. Radiator. Access to living room and through to utility and kitchen. Size: 15’ 09” x 13’7” (4.80m x 4.14m).
15’ 09” x 13’7” (4.80m x 4.14m).


A stunning architect designed extension completed 5 years ago making this the real feature of this property. Vaulted full height ceiling with tall windows maximising the light from southerly and easterly aspects. High specification finishing includes Nordan double glazed tilt-turn windows and Nordan doors. Split level tiled floor with 2 steps to raised area for dining table etc. Scandanavian Hwam wood-burning stove with stainless steel flue on raised Caithness slate hearth. Radiator. Painted. Door providing access to the decking area. Solartwin water heating solar panels. Wonderful garden views
16’ 05” x 13’ 11” (5.02m x 4.25m).


Wonderfully light and spacious modern fitted kitchen with area for dining table.. 2 large floor to ceiling windows let in lots of natural light along with a solar tube in the ceiling which adds further light. Wooden fitted units with wooden worktop. Double belfast sink with glass splashback. Electric 4 ring hob with granite worktop surround. Integrated dishwasher and double oven. Recess area housing a wood burner set on a raised terracotta tiled hearth. Bamboo flooring. Painted.
20’ 08” x 11’ 06” (6.32m x 3.51m).

Utility Room

Large utility area with vaulted full height ceiling. Velux window. Ceramic floor tiles. Fitted wooden units with belfast sink and beech wood work top. Space for white goods. Separate walk-in pantry room with large storage above.
12’ 02” x 8’ 08” (3.72m x 2.65m) at max


Further separate room containing a two-chamber Natsol composting toilet. Wash-hand basin. Chrome radiator. Large cupboard to side (again with ample space for white goods). Size: 8’ 09” x 4’ 09” (2.66m x 1.44m).
8’ 09” x 4’ 09” (2.66m x 1.44m).

Master bedroom (en-suite)

Large double with window to rear of the property overlooking the garden. Painted wallpaper. Carpet. Double fitted wardrobe. Radiator.
11’ 05” x 10’ 06’ (3.50m x 3.22m).


3 piece suite comprising sink, WC and large standalone shower cubicle. Window to rear. Partial tiled area around sink. Vinyl flooring. Painted. Heated towel rail.
9’ 05” x 3’ 11” (2.88m x 1.20m).

Bedroom 2

Large double with window to front. Double fitted wardrobe. Painted wallpaper. Carpet. Radiator.
11’ 09” x 8’ 10” (3.59m x 2.70m).

Bedroom 3

Large double with window to front. Double fitted wardrobe. Painted wallpaper. Carpet. Radiator.
Size: 11’ 09” x 10’ 06” (3.59m x 3.21m).


3 piece suite with bath and shower over, sink and WC. Window to rear. Wooden sink unit. Heated towel radiator.
11’ 05 x 5’ 03” (3.50m x 1.60m).



The property sits in extensive grounds of approx. 1.5 acres set in a secluded and rural area. The property is surrounded by mature gardens and has a variety of well established trees, shrubs and bushes. In addition there are vegetable plots and various fruit trees eg pear, apple and fruit bushes. There is a large stable with a concrete floor and power offering flexibility for use along with a greenhouse.

Integral Garage

Large garage accessed via an up and over door to the front. Power and light.

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


The township of Camustianavaig is located some 5 miles from Portree, offering a rural location for those wishing to enjoy the peace and quiet, walking, the local wildlife, cycling or canoeing to name but a few. Tianavaig Bay, is just a short walk a way, with a pebble beach and easy access to the water. Portree, the principal town on the Isle of Skye, is only 10 minutes away by car where you will find all the usual facilities expected eg supermarkets, shops, hotels, restaurants, petrol stations, banks, medical centre, cottage hospital, primary, secondary schools, cinema, theatre, swimming pool and gyms.


From Portree follow the A87 for a short distance and take the first road on the left signposted for Braes. Drive over the bridge and straight ahead and you will shortly reach a junction. Continue right, signposted Camustianavaig. After a few minutes you will come to a junction on the left with a bus shelter opposite, take this road on the left and continue until you come to a phone box. if you take the road to the left after a minute or so you will see a driveway on the left (before the white house with pillars). 10B is approached through this shared driveway (please close the gate) and the property is the 2nd on the left.