8 Achachork, Portree

Offers over £249000 are invited

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8 Achachork is a four bedroom detached property located in a quiet crofting township of Achachork, a short drive from Portree. Set in enclosed, private garden grounds the property enjoys stunning views over Portree towards the Cuillin Mountain range.

8 Achachork is a detached, extended former croft house, located in a wonderful position, in the peaceful township of Achachork and is ideally positioned to take advantage of the stunning views over Portree and beyond.  Set below the township road the property is set in private, secure garden grounds.

The accommodation within is set out over two levels and comprises; Entrance Hallway, Lounge, Dining Kitchen, Porch, Bathroom, Shower Room and Bedroom on the ground floor with two double bedrooms and a box room located on the first floor. The property further benefits from electric central heating, UPVC double glazing and ample built-in storage throughout. The property was extensively renovated and decorated internally in 2010/11. Interlinked smoke and heat detectors have been installed and the consumer unit has also been replaced.

Achachork is a scenic and friendly community surrounded by hills and croft land and boasts stunning views towards Portree and the loch and mountains beyond.

Externally, the property sits within wraparound garden grounds mainly laid to lawn. Parking is available in the layby opposite the property. There are two timber sheds in the grounds and a small decking area where wonderful views are afforded.

8 Achachork presents a wonderful opportunity to create a lovely family home in a tranquil location. Viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate the setting and views on offer.

White goods are included. All other furniture available by separate negotiation.

Ground Floor

Entrance Vestibule

Entry is via a timber, 9 pane, external door. Slate floor. Painted. Access to hallway.

1.13m x 0.89m (3’08” x 2’11”).

Hallway

Bright, open hallway giving access to lounge, bedroom and bathroom. Solid wood flooring. Stairs to first floor. Under stair storage cupboard. Painted in neutral tones.

3.96m x 1.91m (12’11” x 6’03”).

Bedroom One

Spacious, double room with windows to the front and rear elevations allowing natural light to flood the room and affording views to the garden. Ornamental fireplace with slate hearth. Carpeted. Painted in neutral tones.

3.41m x 4.07m (11’02” x 13’04”).

Bathroom

Good size family bathroom with white three piece suite comprising W.C., wash hand basin and bath with hand held shower. Frosted window to side elevation. Walls tiled to Dado height. Tiled flooring. Painted in neutral tones. Chrome heated towel rail.

2.32m x 1.91m (7’07” x 6’03”).

Lounge

Dual aspect lounge affording views to the garden. Open fireplace with tiled hearth and red brick surround. Decorated in neutral tones with solid wood flooring. Access to kitchen.

3.52m x 4.15m (11’06” x 13’07”).

Kitchen

Large dining kitchen with windows to rear and side framing the view towards the Cuillins. Good range of white floor and wall units with contrasting black worktops. Stainless steel single bowl sink and mixer tap. Tiled at splash back. Vinyl flooring. Painted in neutral tones. Access to rear porch via a timber glazed door. Timber glazed door to rear garden. Storage cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

5.13m x 3.73m (16’09” x 12’02”).

Rear Porch

Large rear porch with built in storage. Ceramic tiled flooring. Painted in neutral tones. Window to side and rear elevations with views to garden. Timber glazed door to garden. Access to shower room.

4.36m x 1.37m (14’03” x 4’05”).

Shower Room

Modern, bright shower room comprising W.C., wash hand basin and shower unit with electric shower. Window to rear elevation. Tiled at shower. Tiled flooring. Painted in neutral tones.

1.62m x 1.63m (5’03” x 5’04”).

First Floor

Landing

The bright, carpeted landing provides access to two double bedrooms and a box room. Velux window to rear, south facing elevation. Painted in neutral tones.

2.12m x 2.08m (6’11” x 6’10”).

Bedroom Two

Double bedroom with window to front elevation with view over surrounding countryside and Velux window to rear. Ornamental fireplace with slate hearth. Modern v-lining to one wall. Painted in neutral tones. Carpeted. Coombed ceiling.

3.28m x 3.84m (10’08” x 12’07”).

Box Room

Window to front elevation affording views over surrounding countryside. Carpeted. Wallpapered. Coombed ceiling.

2.80m x 2.68m (9’02” x 8’09”) at max.

Bedroom Three

Double bedroom with window to front elevation with view over surrounding countryside and Velux window to rear. Ornamental fireplace with slate hearth. Modern v-lining to one wall. Painted in neutral tones. Carpeted. Coombed ceiling.

3.44m x 3.88m (11’03” x 12’08”) at max.

Garden

The generously proportioned, wraparound garden grounds are mainly laid to lawn with established trees, shrubs and bushes. A path leads from the gate to the front door. Two timber sheds provide storage. A decking area is the ideal spot to take in the stunning views over Portree and the bay towards the Cuillins. Parking is provided in the layby opposite the property.

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

Location

Achachork is a small crofting township conveniently located approximately 1 1/2 miles to the north of Portree and offers both a rural location and the convenience of being to all the facilities within Portree.
Portree is the principal town on the island of Skye and offers a wide range of facilities including shops, hotels and restaurants, banks, sports facilities and a small cinema. Also located within the town is a primary school, secondary school, hospital, doctors and dental clinics. Portree is approximately a 2 ½ hour drive from Inverness which has good rail and air connections to the south of the country.

Directions

Follow the A855 from Portree signposted Staffin. After approximately 1 mile turn left into Achahork and number 8 is located half way along on the left hand side.

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