8 Herbusta, Herbusta

Offers over £182500 are invited

8 Herbusta is a delightful two double bedroom traditional 1 ½ extended croft house with breathtaking panoramic sea views over the Minch, looking out to the Outer Hebrides of Lewis and Harris beyond.

8 Herbusta is a beautiful bright airy traditional croft house presented in walk in condition that has been tastefully modernised throughout to create a lovely dwelling in a stunning location.  The property has retained some of its traditional features such as v-lining,  1/4 panel wooden doors with original brass handles and exposed wooden floors. There is also the benefit of UPVC double glazing throughout, oil central heating, a multi fuel stove with solid slate hearth and wooden mantle, ample built in storage, delightful aga in the country styled kitchen and neutral decoration throughout.

The property is surrounded by well maintained private garden grounds which is laid mainly to lawn and parking is provided on the driveway.  There are several steps leading down from the road to the main dwelling.

8 Herbusta would make a wonderful home or perfect holiday letting opportunity for those looking for an idyllic quiet lifestyle, set in a stunning location with wonderful sea views. Truly a must see to fully appreciate what is on offer.

****Restricted to Saturday Viewings only as currently run as Holiday Let*****

Ground Floor

Entrance Porch

Bright neutral painted entrance hallway accessed via UPVC double glazed door with windows to front and side. Carpeted flooring.  Access to inner hallway via original wooden painted 1/4 panel doors.

4’10” x 4’09” (1.49m x 1.46m)


Large bright entrance hallway providing access to all downstairs rooms. Painted in neutral tones.  Radiator.  Carpeted stairs and painted banister lead to upper level. Large under stair storage cupboard with light.  Laminate flooring. Houses fuse box.  Original 1/4 panel doors.  Radiator.

14’05” x 8’09” (4.40m x 2.69m) at max.


Warm welcoming lounge area with stunning views to front over croft land and to the Outer Isles. Painted in neutral tones with laminate flooring. Lovely feature multi-fuel stove.  Slate hearth and surround. Wooden mantle. Accessed from entrance hall via original painted 1/4 panel door with brass handles.  Beautiful feature seated window area. Radiator.

13’03” x 11’02” (4.05m x 3.41m)


Wonderful country styled kitchen with stunning views to the front of the property and a bespoke window seating area. Ample base and wall units and magnificent aga with extractor fan above. Bespoke white tile worktops and Belfast sink with chrome mixer tap. White tile splash surround. There is room for a dining table within the kitchen.  Laminate flooring. Feature lighting.  Integrated appliances including fridge freezer and dishwasher.  Radiator.

14’11” x 10’03” (4.55m x 3.14m) at max


Great addition to any property a large utility area with ample base units and space for white goods, under unit and free standing. Wall units. Houses boiler. Chrome sink.  Large sill with window to rear. Accessed from kitchen via white 1/4 panel door and provides access to rear garden via UPVC double glazed door.  Radiator.  Loft access. Solid tile flooring.

9’11” x 9’11” (3.02m x 3.02m) at max.

Shower Room

Large shower room painted in neutral tones.  Laminate flooring.  Electrical shower with white tile surround. White W.C. and sink with bespoke storage shelves.  Storage area behind shower cubicle. White heated towel rail.  Extractor fan.  Large frosted window to rear.

9’01” x 5’11” (2.79m x 1.81m) at max.

First Floor

Upstairs Hallway & Landing

Bright light stairwell leading up to beautiful landing accessing all rooms on upper level.  Velux window to rear.  painted in neutral tones and carpeted. Painted wooden banisters. Small loft access. Slight coomb in ceiling.

7’03” x 6’04” (2.22m x 1.95m) at max.

Bedroom One

Large warm and bright double bedroom ideally set to take in the beautiful views on offer.  Large window to front with deep window and seating area.  Neutral paint and solid wooden flooring. Radiator. Slight coomb in ceiling. 1/4 panel wooden door with brass lock. Feature spot lighting. Original cast iron fire surround with stone hearth, currently sealed up.

13’01” x 11’03” (3.99m x 3.45m)

Bedroom Two

Large warm and bright double bedroom, currently used as a twin room. Ideally set to take in the beautiful views on offer.  Large window to front with seated sill.  Neutral paint and solid wooden flooring. Radiators. Slight coomb in ceiling. Wooden 1/4 panel door with brass lock. Feature spot lighting.  Built in storage cupboard.

13’01” x 10’05” (3.99m x 3.19m)

Family Bathroom

Delightful family bathroom with three piece white suite comprising of bath, W.C and sink.  Heated white towel rail. Feature painted v-lining.  Feature tile surround at bath and sink. Vinyl flooring. Quarter panel wooden door. Velux window to front. Slight coomb in ceiling. Painted walls. Extractor fan.

6’01” x 5’06” (1.86m x 1.67m)



8 Herbusta is accessed directly from the township road with space for parking on a gravel area drive to the rear of the property. Set within lovely fully enclosed garden grounds which is laid mainly to lawn and boasts spectacular views over the rolling croft land out towards the Outer Isles beyond.  There is a lovely seating area that captures the sun all day long.  Access to the property is down a flight of stairs and round to the front and to the rear via concrete path.  There are two lovely sheds and a coal bunker all set within.


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


Hetbusta at Kilmuir is a lovely crofting community with the nearest village Uig some 4.7 miles away where facilities include a grocer’s shop, hotels, a petrol station and it is also the main ferry terminus for the Outer Hebrides. The Island’s capital, Portree is 16 miles south where all the facilities you would expect from a small town can be found.


From Portree take the left onto Dunvegan Rd/A87 and head towards Uig, turn right onto A855 and continue for roughly 5 miles taking the turning on the right for Herbusta, then take the 1st left the property will be on the left after roughly 0.7 miles.