Aros Cottage, Glaick, Balmacara

Offers over £245000 are invited

Aros Cottage is a delightful two bedroom  traditional detached property set in an enviable position in the breathtaking shore side hamlet of Glaick in Balmacara, boasting panoramic sea and mountain views over Loch Alsh and towards the world famous Isle of Skye.

Aros is a delightful cottage located in a highly desirable shore side position with uninterrupted views over Loch Alsh and the mountains beyond.  The property lies within the National Trust Woodland and provides an excellent opportunity for those looking to purchase a beautiful home or holiday retreat/holiday let  set in a truly majestic setting.

The spacious accommodation within is set out over two floors and comprises: Ground floor – porch, open plan lounge, kitchen/diner, sun room, shower room and sitting room with two double bedrooms and bathroom located on the first floor.

The property has been lovingly restored and renovated by the current owners and is presented in walk-in condition while still retaining it’s character and charm. The subjects benefit from oil fired central heating, double glazing and neutral decor throughout.

Externally Aros hosts a delightful garden which boasts seating areas to enjoy the exclusive sea views on offer. The front garden has a small lawn area with established shrubs, bushes and flowers, the side and rear gardens are mainly graveled with a rocky embankment to the rear. Parking is provided on the private driveway to the side of the property.

Aros Cottage has been run as a successful holiday cottage for many years and could continue to be run as such. Furniture is available by separate negotiation.  A truly must see to appreciate the property and setting on offer.

Ground Floor


Accessed via UPVC door into porch. Multi purpose area, with space for hanging coats and also currently serves as a utility area. Tiled floor. Neutral decor. Worktop with space for appliances underneath. Newly fitted oil boiler. Window to rear.

8’04” x 5’07” (2.55m x 1.71m) at max.

Open Plan Living, Kitchen & Dining Area

Spacious and bright open plan reception space. Windows to front and rear allow natural light to flood the room. Wood floor. Painted in neutral tones. Fireplace with slate hearth and wood surround. Feature electric fire.

The kitchen area has ample fitted wall and base units with contrasting worktop over. Space for white goods. Integrated electric oven and hob with extractor hood. Tiled splash back. 1 and a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. Ample space for dining table and chairs.

Access to the sun room and hallway via 18 pane glass door.

19’02” x 12’01” (5.85m x 3.70m)

Sun Room

Lovely bright room providing the perfect spot to sit and soak up the spectacular views on offer. Laminate flooring. Neutral decor. Triple aspect windows and glazed door to front.

11’10” x 5’08” (3.62m x 1.74m)

Inner Hall

Hallway providing access to the shower room with W.C., sitting room/bedroom three and stairs to first floor. Window to the front. Carpeted. Neutral decor.

7’08” x 12’03” (2.34m x 3.75m) at max.

Sitting Room/Bedroom Three

Bright welcoming room currently set up as a sitting room but could also be used as a bedroom. Window to front. Carpeted. Neutral decor.

12’03” x 10’03” (3.74m x 3.14m)

Shower Room

White suite comprising of wash hand basin and W.C. Walk in shower cubicle with mains water shower. Extractor fan. Tiled floor and walls.

7’09” x 3’10” (2.37m x 1.17m)

First Floor


Carpeted staircase leads to the landing providing access to two double bedrooms and a bathroom. Velux window to rear. Neutral decor. Loft hatch. In built storage cupboard with shelving housing the hot water tank and consumer unit.

12’04” x 7’07” ( 3.78m x 2.32m) at max.

Bedroom One

Bright and spacious dual aspect double bedroom with window to the front boasting sea views and Velux to rear aspect. Carpeted. Neutral decor.

14’09” x 12’04” (4.50m x 3.77m)

Bedroom Two

Generous double bedroom with window to the front boasting sea views and Velux to rear. Carpeted. Neutral decor.

10’01” x 12’04” (3.09m x 3.77m)


Modern family bathroom with white wash hand basin, W.C. and bath. Tiled floor and partially tiled walls. Neutral decor. Window to front.

12’04” x 4’03” (3.77m x 1.30m)



Delightful garden to the front, with established shrubs and seating areas to enjoy the exclusive views on offer. Paved pathways provide access into the property either by the front door or via the sun room. To the side is space for private parking. The rear garden is mainly graveled and houses the oil tank.  A gravel path provides access around the whole property.

**Please note**

All furniture in Aros Cottage is available for purchase under separate negotiation.

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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 property is located in Glaick, a delightful coastal hamlet located on the shores of Loch Alsh in the Balmacara woodland gardens, which is owned by the National Trust. Shop and cash machine facilities are just 1 mile away in Balmacara and Reraig, with a larger range of amenities such as doctors, dentist, train and bus station, supermarket, and a variety of shops, restaurants and hotels in Kyle of Lochalsh approximately 5 miles from the property.


From Kyle of Lochalsh head south on the A87 travelling 5 miles. Take the first right sign posted Glaick and follow the road continuing straight towards the shore line. The property is situated in a small row and is the last on the right.