Burnside, 6 Satran, Satran

Offers in the region of £120000 are invited

Burnside is a beautifully part renovated traditional one bedroom cottage with small holding located in the rural crofting township of Satran with stunning sea views towards Loch Harport and over the River Drynoch. Due to the condition of the property it would be best suited to a cash only purchaser.

Burnside is a traditional cottage located in a tranquil setting with far reaching views down towards Loch Harport, over the River Drynoch and mountains beyond. The property comes with a small holding of 1 Acre, or thereby (to be confirmed by title deeds) and hosts a variety of out buildings along with ample well maintained grounds.  Renovation works have been started on the property and sections completed have been done to a very high standard and within keeping of the tradition of the property.  Already benefiting from solid fuel and electric heating, wooden triple glazing, solid slate flooring and ample works being out resorting the original internal walls.  The accommodation within is set over one level and comprises of entrance hallway, open plan lounge into kitchen area,  space for double bedroom with en-suite shower facilities and the addition of a lean-to with utility and drying area within.  This property does not have a septic tank installed, there is no bathroom and water although on site is not connected to the property, for this reason some mortgage providers may not lend and this property would be best suited to a cash only purchaser.

The property comes with roughly 1 acre, or there by (to be confirmed by title deeds) of small holding which has been divided into a smaller sections and each sections takes in the spectacular views and provides a variety of uses for those wishing to live a dream life on Skye. Upon completion the property would make a quaint home, beautiful holiday home or holiday letting opportunity.  A truly magical gem set in breathtaking surroundings.


Ground Floor

Entrance Hallway

Accessed via original v-line wooden door. Solid slate flooring, part V-lined and decorated in neutral tones. Fuse box installed 2014. Access to lounge and bedroom. Loft access.

8’06” x 4’01” (2.61m x 1.25m)

Open Plan Lounge

Good sized open plan lounge with window and deep sill to front with beautiful views across the River Drynoch. Access via original v-lined door from entrance hall. Feature open fire with multi fuel stove, solid oak mantle and stone hearth. Original walls restored and painted brilliant white. Carpeted. Radiator. Access to kitchen via opening.

14’05” x 11’11” (4.40m x 3.63m)

Kitchen Area

Quaint kitchen area fitted with some base and wall units and traditional cottage furniture.  Solid slate flooring. Neutral pain.  Deep window sill and window to rear of property. Room for some free standing white goods.  Electric cooker with extractor over head. Beautiful Belfast sink set in solid oak unit.  Accessed via living room.

10’06” x 8’09” (3.05m x 2.68m)


Large double bedroom with wooden triple glazed window to front giving beautiful views across to Drynoch. Open fire with original hearth which has been covered over.  Room is in need of completion and renovation to bring up to similar standard of the rest of the property. Original v-lined door and ceiling.

13’09” x 11’03” (4.19m x 3.45m)

Utility Area

Lean-to accessed via outside of building, with two sheds built internally giving a utility area and storage area, along with drying area.  Sheds internally  are both of sizes 8ft x 6ft.



The property comes with roughly 1 acre, or there (to be confirmed by title deeds) of small holding which has been divided into a smaller sections and each sections takes i the spectacular views and provides a variety of uses.  With rough grazing come paddock to the front, ample parking provided on a part tarmac drive accessed via a lovely wooden gate and extended gravel turning area, ample lawn area directly in front of the property providing a beautiful setting to enjoy the views, several well establish trees surround the property providing privacy from the main road.  A raised area to the rear of the property has been landscaped to enjoy the small burn that comes off the croft land to the rear and an elevated drying area along with raised beds. there is a patio area to the side which captures the sun and provides the idea spot to take in the view whilst dining outside.

There are several outbuildings included in the sale, including a shed and wooden stores of roughly size 6ft x 4ft,  a 1 bedroom static caravan currently used for storage, however does have power and water connected and can be retained or removed at the prospective purchasers wishes, a wooden chalet of dimensions 12ft x 12ft, which is currently used as storage and a large wooden shed of dimensions roughly 13ft by 9ft.  The garden provides a variety of uses given its size and layout.

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 area of Satran is situated on the western side of the Island and is made up of a number of smaller townships overlooking the picturesque Loch Harport. The area is centrally located on the Island close Skye’s famous Cuillin Mountains and would be the ideal base for anyone interested in walking and exploring the whole island. Glenbrittle Beach and Talisker Bay are also close by. The nearest village is Carbost where you will find a good village shop and post office as well as a village Inn, doctor’s surgery and a primary school. Carbost is also home to the world famous Talisker Distillery and Visitors centre. Portree the capital of the Island is some 15 miles away and away benefits from a selection of shops including supermarkets, hotels, restaurants, leisure facilities, a modern medical centre and cottage hospital and secondary schooling


From the A87 take the A863 at Sligachan and follow the road for several miles. Take the left turning into Carbost, heading for the tourists attractions and distillery. Follow the road and pass over a bridge and you will see a red post office box on the left, continue along the single track road for a short distance, There is a ‘pull in’ in front of the wooden gate that goes up to the property.