9 Upper Colbost, Dunvegan

Offers over £280000 are invited


9 Upper Colbost is a well presented traditional three bedroom property located in the picturesque township of Colbost affording panoramic views over Loch Dunvegan, Coral Beach and The Little Minch to the Outer Isles beyond.

9 Upper Colbost is a charming extended former croft house occupying an elevated position within the scenic township of Colbost affording panoramic sea views over Loch Dunvegan and The Little Minch. The property has been well maintained by the current owners and was modernised in 2018 with the addition of an extension to the rear to create a new kitchen diner with rear porch.

The spacious accommodation within is set out over two floors and comprises of entrance porch, hallway, lounge, kitchen diner, rear porch, shower room and double bedroom on the ground floor with landing and two bedrooms located on the first floor. The property further benefits from UPVC double glazing throughout(with the exception of the Velux windows on the first floor), oil fired central heating, wood burning stove and open fire.

Externally, the property sits within 2.47 acres or thereby (to be confirmed by title deed) of freehold land, the immediate garden grounds are well maintained with neat areas of lawn complimented by mature trees, shrubs and bushes. Ample parking is available to the side of the property on the gravel driveway. In addition the garden grounds also host a shipping container and two out buildings which offer the potential to be developed subject to the appropriate planning consents.

9 Upper Colbost will make a lovely family home and viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate the setting and views on offer.

Furniture available by separate negotiation.

Ground Floor

Entrance Porch

Bright entrance porch accessed via half frosted glazed UPVC door to front elevation. Windows to side elevations. Wallpaper. Vinyl flooring. 4 pane glass door through to hallway.

1.99m x 1.50m (6’06” x 4’11”)


Hallway providing access to lounge, bedroom and shower room with stairs leading off to the first floor. Wallpaper. Carpeted.

2.80m x 4.00m (9’02” x 13’01”) at max.


Good sized lounge with window to the front elevation affording sea views. Open fireplace with tile surround and hearth. Carpeted. Wallpaper. Door providing access to kitchen diner. 

4.01m x 3.06m (13’01” x 10’00”)

Kitchen Diner

Bright and spacious triple aspect kitchen diner fitted with a good range of modern base units with contrasting worktop. Stainless steel one and a half bowl sink and drainer. Integrated dishwasher, washing machine and electric oven and  hob with extractor hood over. Windows to the rear and side elevations with Velux window to the side aspect. Wood burning stove with slate hearth. Door granting access to rear porch. Loft access. Vaulted ceiling. Painted in neutral tones. Vinyl flooring.

5.55m x 4.83m (18’02” x 15’10”) at max.

Rear Porch

Rear porch providing access to kitchen diner. Window to side elevation. Accessed via half glazed UPVC door. Boiler housing. Painted in neutral tones. Vinyl flooring.

2.26m x 1.64m (7’05” x 5’04”)

Bedroom One

Generous double bedroom with window to front elevation boasting sea views. Carpeted. Wallpaper.

4.08m x 2.83m (13’04” x 9’03”)

Shower Room

Shower room comprising white W.C., wash hand basin and disabled access shower unit with electric shower. Frosted window to rear elevation. Partially tiled and painted. Vinyl flooring.

2.40m x 1.92m (7’10” x 6’03”)

Upper Floor


Stairs leading to bright landing which offers access to two bedrooms. Velux windows to front and rear elevation. Space currently utilised as an office. Consumer unit housing. Loft access. Built in storage cupboard. Half carpeted, half laminate. Wallpaper.

2.60m x 3.97m (8’06” x 13’00”) at max.

Bedroom Two

Double bedroom with window to front elevation affording sea views with Velux to rear elevation. Built in storage cupboard. Carpeted. Wallpaper.

3.96m x 3.53m (12’11” x 11’07”) at max.

Bedroom Three

Spacious double bedroom with window to front elevation affording sea views with Velux to rear elevation. Carpeted. Wallpaper.

3.96m x 3.08m (12’11” x 10’01”)



Detached corrugated iron outbuildings with concrete floor. Provides ample additional storage and offers the potential to be developed subject to the relevant consents and permission.

Outbuilding One: 5.32m x 5.26m (17’05 x 17’02)

Outbuilding Two: 7.01m x 3.59m ( 22’09 x 11’09)


9 Upper Colbost is set within substantial garden grounds with the immediate garden grounds laid to neat lawn hosting established trees, shrubs and bushes. The plot size is approximately 2.47 acres or thereby (to be confirmed by title deeds). Ample parking is provided on the gravel driveway to the side of the property. The garden grounds host two outbuildings and a storage container. From the private garden grounds panoramic views over Loch Dunvegan, Coral Beach and The Little Minch to the Outer Isles beyond.


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


Colbost is located in the Duirinish peninsular on the north west of the island and it is home to the world famous ‘ Three Chimneys Restaurant’. The area is popular with those wishing to enjoy the outdoors with a good range of places to enjoy including Neist Point lighthouse and MacLeod’s tables. The closest village is Dunvegan some 5 miles away which has good local services including shops, post office, primary school, village hall, medical centre, hotels, restaurants and the world famous Dunvegan Castle. The islands capital is some 30 miles away and has all the services you would expect of a growing town including supermarket, builders merchants, cinema, shops, hotels, bars and restaurants, secondary school and hospital.


From Dunvegan follow the signs for Glendale on the B884, continue on the single track road for approximately 5 miles until you reach Colbost. Continue on this road passing the Three Chimneys Restaurant, turn left signposted for Upper Colbost with 9 Upper Colbost being the 3rd property on your right.