Bennachie, Flodigarry

Offers over £450000 are invited

Bennachie is an architect designed property comprising a main house, a guest building and a workshop located in the picturesque crofting township of Flodigarry, offering outstanding views across the sea and towards the Trotternish Ridge and the Quiraing.

Prospective purchasers are offered a rare opportunity to purchase a stunning eco home in an area designated by Scottish Natural Heritage as being a site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) as it is considered to best represent the country’s natural heritage. Completed in 2010 and finished to a very high standard the property is presented in immaculate condition with stylish modern decor throughout. The main house boasts Velux-style windows in the open plan kitchen/diner/lounge allowing an abundance of natural light to flood in. The guest building and the workshop are built to the same specification as the Main House.

The bright and airy accommodation within comprises: Entrance hall, utility room, shower room and open plan living/kitchen on the upper floor.  Downstairs you will find, two double bedrooms (one en-suite), family bathroom and large office/study area. The property benefits from double glazing, under floor heating and a wood burner in the main living area. A Sonos sound system is hard-wired in the main house.  There is also a balcony affording magnificent views of the sea and Quirang.

The smaller house comprises: entrance vestibule, Hallway with galley kitchen area, double bedroom, shower room and lounge. There is a lange floored attic, with power and light, and access ladder.  The property benefits from central heating, and double glazing throughout.  A decking area offers views of the sea.

The property is situated within generous fully enclosed landscaped garden grounds. The well maintained garden grounds hosts a parking area to the side of the property. There is large workshop which offers development potential subject to planning consent. The workshop has power and light and is built to the same specification as the two main buildings.

Situated on the Skye Trail Bennachie would make a wonderful home and holiday letting opportunity and must be viewed to fully appreciate the standard of accommodation and views on offer.

Furniture may be available by separate negotiation.

Main House

First Floor

Entrance Vestibule

A solid composite door provides access to welcoming vestibule. Access to shower room, utility room and open plan living/kitchen leading out to a glass sided balcony. Tiled floor. Underfloor heating. Painted. Access to small floored attic with power and light.

2.58m x 1.73m (8’05” x 5’08”)

Utility Room

Access from vestibule. Sink and mixer tap. shelving. large freestanding refrigerator. Ecodan air source heating unit. Window to side offering views towards the Quiraing.

2.89m x 1.35m (9’05” x 4’05”)

Shower Room

Spacious shower room with frosted window to front. White W.C, wash hand basin and shower unit. Extractor fan. Tiled floor. Under floor heating. Tiled walls.

2.43m x 1.88m (7’11” x 6’02”)

Open-Plan Lounge/Kitchen/Living

Impressive open plan lounge/kitchen. Triple aspect with Velux-style windows to either side and patio doors to the front leading out to a balcony.  Views are afforded towards the sea and the Quiraing. Solid wood flooring. Under floor heating.

The kitchen area offers a good range of stylish wall and floor units with contrasting worktop. Integrated electric oven and induction hob and microwave. Integrated deep freeze. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap. There is ample space for a dining table and chairs. Wood burning stove in the lounge. Finished in neutral tones. Stairs lead to the lower level.

8.13m x 5.23m (26’07” x 17’01”)

Lower Floor


Large, bright office/study, with inbuilt oak desk and fitted bookshelves. Picture window and door to garden offering sea views. Access to two bedrooms and family bathroom. Under stair storage cupboard.

4.13m x 3.85m (13’06” x 12’07”) at max

Master Bedroom

A large, bright and airy double room with patio doors leading to garden. Built in wardrobe. Door to en-suite shower. Tiled floor. Under floor heating. Painted in neutral tones. Sea views.

3.86m x 3.33m (12’08” x 10’10”)


Modern en-suite comprises of three piece suite of W.C, wash hand basin and walk in shower. Frosted window to rear. Extractor fan. Tiled floor and walls. Under floor heating. Heated towel rail.

2.55m x 1.17m (8’04” x 3’10”)

Bedroom Two

A good size, double bedroom with window offering sea view.  Tiled floor. Under floor heating. Space for free standing wardrobe.

3.95m x 2.76m (12’11” x 9’00”)


large, modern bathroom shower room comprises of white three piece suite of W.C, wash hand basin and bath with shower over. Extractor fan. two heated towel rails. Tiled floor. Under floor heating. Painted in neutral tones. Large storage cupboard housing washing machine and tumble dryer.

2.88m x2.31m (9’05” x 7’07”) at max.

Guest Building

Entrance Vestibule

A wooden ramp leads to a solid, composite door to the vestibule. The welcoming vestibule has a tiled floor and a window to the rear aspect. Access to hallway.

1.71m x 1.90m (5’07” x 6’02”)


The hallway offers access to the bedroom, shower room and lounge and has a small kitchen area with integrated washing machine and fridge. Stainless steel sink and mixer tap. Storage cupboards. Window to rear offering view of garden. Ramsey ladder leading to large floored attic with light and power Underfloor heating. Tiled floor.

4.12m x 1.75m (13’06” x 5’08”) at max.

Living Room

A good size lounge with triple aspect windows to side, rear and front offering views to the garden, Quiraing and the sea. Tiled floor. Painted in neutral tones. Underfloor heating.

4.47m x 3.84m (14’07” x 12’07”)


A large double bedroom with a clear double glazed door to decking. Sea views. built in wardrobe and shelving providing storage. Tiled floor. Under floor heating.

2.93m x 2.60m (9’08” x 8’06”)

Shower Room

Large, bright, modern shower room with white W.C, wash hand basin and walk in rainfall shower. Frosted door to decking. Walls are tiled at shower. Extractor fan and heated towel rail. Tiled floor. Under floor heating.

2.59m x 2.06m (8’05” x 6’08”)



Bennachie sits within neat and well maintained, landscaped garden grounds. The wraparound garden grounds are mainly laid to lawn with a large gravel area to the rear providing ample parking. The large workshop offers potential for development given the proper planning consents. Dimensions are approximately 4.59m x 2.69m (15’00” x 8’10”).
There is a satellite dish serving both houses.  The main house has good broadband provision.

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


Flodigarry is a small crofting township within the Staffin area on the north east side of the Trotternish peninsula. The property is within a few minutes of Flodigarry Country House Hotel. Staffin has good local services including a couple of grocery stores, post office, community centre with café/restaurant, Columba 1400 centre with café and a primary school.


Leaving Portree on the A855 travel north towards Flodigarry. On entering Flodigarry continue until you see a bus stop on your left and a red post box on your right. Turn right here and Bennachie is situated at the bottom the road on the left hand side. A telephone box is opposite the house.