Alder Cottage, Nostie, by Kyle of Lochalsh

Offers over £165000 are invited

Delightful single storey cottage located in the picturesque tranquil area of Nostie that is ideally located for all the facilities and amenities the area has to offer. Upgraded and extended property offering bright accommodation in a peaceful and private setting. Alder Cottage makes a lovely family home, holiday retreat or is ideal for holiday letting. 

Alder Cottage is a delightful single storey cottage set in its own private garden grounds in a tranquil Highland setting in the crofting township of Nostie, which is ideally located for the amenities and facilities the area has to offer.  Once a traditional croft house, the property has undergone renovation and upgrade works over the years, including an extension which has completely transformed the property to offer bright accommodation, with the ample windows allowing lots of natural light along with amazing views of the lovely garden, hills and mountains. The property benefits from Upvc double glazing and electric heating along with a feature open fireplace, made from local Applecross stone.  Internally the accommodation comprises: vestibule, sitting room, kitchen/dining room, bathroom, utility and 2 bedrooms. Externally and set within the generous garden grounds is a large stone byre that has also been upgraded and, although currently used as a games room, offers great flexibility of use due to the size.


Ground Floor

Front Vestibule

Timber gates provide access to the property and stone chipped driveway with pathway leads to steps and the timber part glazed front door. Vestibule Entrance area with room for changing footwear and coats etc. Window to side. Glass panelled door off to the sitting room. Electric panel heater. Timber flooring.
4’ 9” x5’ (1.45m x 1.53m).

Sitting Room

Bright and airy room with large windows to front and side which allows natural light to flood in. Open fire with stone surround and hearth. Storage heater. Timber flooring.
11’ 6” x 15’ 8” (3.51m x 4.79m) at narrowest.


Irregular shaped hallway providing access to bedroom 2, bathroom, utility and kitchen/dining. Corner shelving. Hatch to loft. Electric panel heater. Timber flooring.
12’ 7” x 5’ 7” (3.85m x 1.70m) at widest.

Kitchen/Dining Room

Cottage style kitchen which complements the style of the property, with selection of wall and base units with wood effect worktops over. French windows out to garden along with window to side, again allowing for lots of natural light. Single bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap. Part tiled splash backs. Electric panel heater. Vinyl flooring.
14’ 1” x 8’ 10” (4.29m x 2.70m).

Bedroom 1

Bedroom with window to side. Timber shelving. Storage heater. Timber flooring.
10’ 7” x 7’ (3.23m x 2.15m).

Bedroom 2

Double bedroom with window to side with blind. Electric panel heater. Timber flooring.
12’ 7” x 7’ (3.85m x 2.15m).


White 3 piece suite comprising wash hand basin, W.C. and bath with electric shower over and curtain. Part tiled splash backs. Frosted window to rear. Electric panel heater. Timber flooring.
5’ 5” x 7’ 1” (1.66m x 2.17m).

Utility Area

Useful area with worktop and space for appliances. Corner shelving and storage cupboard. Electric panel heater. Vinyl flooring.
5’ 7” x 5’ 10” (1.70m x 1.80m).


The large stone byre is entered by double and single doors and although currently used as a games room provides lots of options and flexibility of use due to the size. Window to front and side. Timber stairway gives access to the roof space which provides even further storage or general use. Electric power supply. Concrete floor.
23’ 10” x 12’ 11” (7.28m x 3.95m).


A generous enclosed garden surrounds the property, is mostly laid to grass and is well planted with bushes, shrubs and trees. There is a gate and stone wall to the front which together with the plantation provides a private and tranquil area from where views across the area and towards the hills are captured. The property is located directly off the quiet township road and the stone chipped driveway provides ample parking space with the feature timber gate allowing access into the property. NOTE: The property can be purchased along with items of furniture, making it very advantageous for those looking to use as holiday retreat or holiday let.

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


Nostie is a popular location due to the natural beauty of the area which also affords spectacular and stunning views and yet is also conveniently placed for the facilities that are available. Nearest local services are in Balmacara some 2 miles away and here you will find a village shop, post office and hotel. The village of Dornie is approximately 3 miles away and facilities also include a post office, shop, pub and hotel and here you will also find the world famous Eilean Donan Castle that is popular with locals and tourists alike. Kyle of Lochalsh some 5 miles away provides all the facilities expected of a thriving settlement and includes a selection of shops, hotels, restaurants, bank, garage, post office, dentist and modern doctor’s surgery, along with a swimming pool and gymnasium. Nearest primary schooling is in Auchtertyre with secondary schooling available in Plockton. A regular train service runs from Kyle to Inverness providing an easy connection to the capital of the Highlands. Bus services also provide transport to surrounding areas as well as a service to Glasgow.


From the A87 take the turning into Avernish/Nostie and Alder Cottage is the third property on the left and easily identified with the large stone barn to the side.