Atlantic Sunset Cottage, Uig

Offers over £200000 are invited

Atlantic Sunset Cottage is a quaint traditional 1 3/4 storey stone built three bedroom cottage located in the quiet township of South Cuil, Uig in North Skye.  The property has been renovated throughout and features modern clean lines along with traditional features and boasts spectacular panoramic sea views across Uig Bay to Idrigil and Uig, with the Waternish Peninsula in the distance. Home report value £235,000.

Set down a private road within ample elevated garden grounds Atlantic Sunset Cottage has recently been renovated throughout and boasts a spectacular clean modern and neutral interior. The property is in an ideal private location and is only just a 5 minute walk from local pubs, restaurants and shops.  Boasting large sized windows in every room offering breath taking sea views with the chance to spot otters and seals in the bay.  The property maintains its beautiful charm and warm welcoming feel with the original 1/4 panel doors, brass handles, feature v-lining, exposed stairs, original wooden banister, coombed ceilings and original fire place.

Uig is a picturesque village set in a horse shoe shaped bay which is said to provide its own micro climate making it warmer than other parts on Skye.  The village has a forest of indigenous trees with many walks and picnic area.  Boasting two rivers, standing stones, a brewery, pottery and the world famous Fairy Glen.  It is a place with with good community spirit hosting galas and regular ceilidhs.

The accommodation is set over two levels comprising of; entrance porch, living area with stairwell, bedroom one, kitchen / dining area, and the upper level hosting the landing, two double bedrooms and shower room.  Benefiting from new UPVC double glazing throughout, modern radiator system, fully insulated loft space and a modern multi fuel stove with original clay pot flue.  The property has had a new roof installed to the front with new guttering and a new floor of poured concrete along with damp proof coursing.  The ground floor walls have previously been taken right back to the original stone and framed, insulated and plaster boarded, along with a new consumer unit and a new mains pressure hot water system.  All fixtures, fittings and furniture is included in the sale of the property, along with the house already being fitted for Sky TV, phone and broadband.

The property is surrounded by ample elevated garden ground extending to 3/4 acres or thereby (to be confirmed by title deeds) with an exceptional decking area to the front of the property boasting the panoramic views from the Waternish Peninsula across Uig Bay to Idrigil and Uig.

The property would make an ideal holiday retreat or stunningly quaint family home located in a beautiful setting.


Ground Floor

Entrance Porch

Accessed at front of property via white UPVC double glazed door with feature glazed window.  Large window to front taking in spectacular sea views.  Industrial hard wearing vinyl flooring.  Access to living area via 15 glass pane and wooden door.  Bright and neutral paint throughout.

5’09” x 5’08” (1.76m x 1.73m)

Living Area

Large bright warm living area with large picture window to front boasting the vast sea and mountain views.  Feature mutli fuel stove with original clay pot flue for ease of maintenance.  Traditional features including exposed original v-lining on the stair way wall and exposed staircase with small cubby area, all painted in neutral tones to maximize the light throughout.  Access into bedroom one, stairway and kitchen.  Radiator. Carpeted.

18’04” x 14’08” (5.60m x 4.49m) at max.

Kitchen / Dining Area

Accessed via the living area via 15 glass pane and wooden door a modern bright kitchen dining area with feature full length window and patio door to the side at the dining area providing access to the garden, and window to the rear allowing in floods of natural light.  A beautiful U-shaped kitchen area with ample base and wall units boasting white v-lined cupboard doors and feature handles.  Modern respatex splash back surround.  Electrical integrated oven with electric ceramic hob, overhead extractor fan, integral dishwasher and integral washing machine. Feature double dark sink and modern extending chrome mixer tap. Painted in neutral tones.  Modern radiator. industrial hard wearing vinyl flooring.  Access to the rear garden via UPVC double glazed door with feature window.

19’03” x 9’02” (5.88m x 2.82m) at max.

Bedroom One

Large bright double bedroom painted in neutral tones boasting picture window with deep sill to front to take in the vast sea views on offer.  Featuring original 1/4 panel door, neutral carpet, quaint built in cupboard with v-lining and modern radiator.

14’09” x 10’07” (4.52 x 3.24m)


First Floor

Stairs and Landing

Bright and airy stairway leading to bright light upper landing.  Carpeted. Part v-lined. Neutral paint. Original wooden banister. Coombed V-lined ceiling. Velux window to rear.  Landing providing access to all rooms upstairs. Electrical meter and fuse box..

7’01” x 5’03” (2.18m x 1.62m) at max.

Bedroom Two

Large bright double bedroom with UPVC window and deep sill to front with lovely sea and croft land views. Original 1/4 panel door and coombed ceiling.  Built in storage cupboard housing hot water tank.  Blocked up original fire place with mantle. Carpeted. Modern radiator.

14’00” x 12’07” (4.42m x 3.85m)

Bedroom Three

Large bright double bedroom with UPVC window and deep feature sill to front with lovely sea and croft land views. Coombed ceiling. Carpeted. Modern radiator. Neutral decor. Accessed from landing with original 1/4 panel door.

14’10” x 10’09” (4.53m x 3.28m)

Shower Room

Ample sized modern newly installed shower room finished to a high standard hosting a modern white suite of W.C. and square sink.  Large modern mains water corner thermostatic mixer shower with chrome detailing, surrounded by modern white respatex splash back. Vinyl flooring. Neutral decor. Modern matt grey heated electric towel rail on wall.  UPVC window to front with large sill for storage. Accessed from landing with original 1/4 panel door.

7’04” x 7’02” (2.24m x 2.21m)



The property is surrounded by ample elevated garden ground extending to 3/4 acres or thereby (to be confirmed by title deeds) being exceptionally large this offers developmental potential, boasting panoramic views from the Waternish Peninsula across Uig Bay to Idrigil and Uig.  Enjoying the sun throughout the day from the grassed seating come dining area to the side, in amongst the apple trees, silver birch and raspberry canes to the rear, and beautiful sunsets on the decking area to the front, and is also surrounded by exceptional white Skye Marble gravel path which adds to the beautiful finish of the house.

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


South Cuil is located upon entering Uig the main ferry terminus with regular sailings to the outer isles of Harris and Lewis. Local services in Uig include a general store, petrol station, bakery with further general store, post office, hotel and 2 pubs and restaurants and the local Isle of Skye Brewery. Portree, the principle town on the Isle of Skye is 15 miles to the south, which all has all the facilities of a modern town, including supermarkets, shops, banks, community hospital, swimming pool/leisure centre, library and numerous
restaurants and pubs.


Following the A87 from Portree continue onto Uig and the property is located down the second left turn upon entering the 40mph zone at Uig. The road is signposted with a yellow sign.