Boatman’s Cottage, Glaick, Balmacara

Offers over £150000 are invited

Boatman’s Cottage is a wonderful one bedroom cottage situated in the breathtaking shore side hamlet of Glaick in Balmacara  affording panoramic sea and mountain views over Loch Alsh towards the world famous Isle of Skye.

Boatman’s Cottage is a lovely property located in a highly desirable position with uninterrupted sea views over Loch Alsh and the mountains beyond.  Set within the National Trust Woodland this pretty little cottage provides an excellent opportunity for those looking for a beautiful home, holiday retreat/holiday let in a breathtaking location.

The accommodation within is set out over one level and consists of; Entrance porch/sun room, open plan lounge, kitchen and dining area, inner hallway/utility, bedroom and bathroom. The subjects are well maintained and benefits from electrical central heating, double glazing and is decorated in neutral tones throughout.

Externally the property is set within neat garden grounds to enjoy the exclusive views on offer.  Parking is available to the front of the property.

Boatman’s Cottage has been run as a successful holiday let for many years and could continue to be run as such, or provide the ideal private home or holiday retreat for those looking for that special loch side setting.  A truly must see to appreciate what is fully on offer.


Entrance Porch/Sun Room

Three steps lead up to the wooden glazed panel door and the entrance porch/sun room. Lovely bright entrance area with triple aspect windows boasting uninterrupted sea views. laminate floor and neutral decor.

8’01” x 5’07” (2.48m x 1.72m)

Kitchen/Living Room/Dining Area

Spacious and welcoming open plan reception room. Picture window to the front affording sea views. Laminate floor. Neutral decor. Access to inner hall/utility and bedroom.

Fitted kitchen with ample wall and base units with contrasting worktop over. Space for white goods. Integrated electric oven, hob and extractor hood. One and a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer. Window to the rear

17’11” x 12’11” (5.47m x 3.96m) at max.


Good sized double bedroom with picture window to the front providing views out across the loch and mountains beyond. Laminate floor. Neutral decor. Built in double storage cupboard, providing storage and housing the hot water tank.

10’09” x 10’09” (3.28m x 3.28m)

Inner Hall/Utility

Tiled floor. Neutral decor. Built in storage cupboard providing storage and housing the consumer unit. Access to bathroom and rear porch.

6’10” x 6’05” (2.09m x 1.97m)

Rear Porch

Accessed directly off the inner hall/utility via an opening. Frosted glazed panel wooden door to the rear garden. Tiled floor. Neutral decor.

3’10” x 6’05” (2.09m x 1.97m) at max.


Modern  bathroom with white wash hand basin (with vanity unit/storage under), W.C. and bath with mains shower over. Extractor fan. Heated towel rail. Frosted window to the rear. Partially tiled walls. Vinyl flooring.

9’01” x 6’08” (2.79m x 2.05m) at max.



The garden is laid mainly to lawn at the front with a few shrubs and flowers. A paved path to the side leads to the rear garden, which is mainly graveled with a rocky embankment. Parking is provided on the gravel area to the front.

**Please note**

All furniture in Boatman’s 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 1 mile away in Balmacara and Reraig, with a larger range of amenities such as doctors, dentist, train and bus station, super market, 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 approx. 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 second last on the right.