Croft Assignation at 24 Portnalong, Carbost

Offers over £70000 are invited


An exciting opportunity to purchase a sizable croft tenancy extending to 20.49 acres or thereby (to be confirmed by title deeds) located in the crofting township of Portnalong with panoramic views taking in MacLeod Tables, the Cuillin mountains and Loch Harport .

The subjects on offer is a sizable croft tenancy extending to 20.49 acres or thereby (to be confirmed by title deeds) located in the delightful township of Portnalong.  The croft hosts areas on both sides of the township road with one being elevated and the other side rolling down to Ardtreck burn.  In addition to the croft land are shares in the North Talisker common grazing and Hydro scheme.  The croft has access from the Ardtreck township road via various gates and the boundary of the croft is clearly defined with fencing.

Please note that the four areas in green on the plan are de-crofted and these are not included in the sale.

24 Portnalong would provide a rare opportunity to acquire a generous portion of croft land in a wonderful location and would be of interest to anyone interested in crofting or horticulture.

All assignations of crofting tenancies require the approval of the Crofting Commission. Further information on Crofting can be found by contacting the Crofting Commission or visiting  Tel: 01463 663450


Located on the Minginish peninsula, Portnalong is a small crofting community a few miles from Carbost, the nearest main village. Portnalong facilities include a small hotel/bar and a newly built community centre. The village of Carbost has a good village shop and a post office as well as a village Inn, doctors surgery and a primary school. Carbost is also home to the world famous Talisker Distillery and Visitors centre. The capital town of the Island Portree 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. The land is centrally located and 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.


From Portree head south on the A87 until you reach Sligachan. Turn right onto the A863 signposted to Dunvegan. After about 4 miles you will take a left hand turning signposted Carbost/Portnalong (B80090). Continue on this road passing through Carbost (you will pass the Talisker Distillery) and Fernilea until you reach Portnalong. From the left turn in Portnalong signposted Fiskavaig continue on this road until you reach the right hand turning for Ardtreck. Follow the Ardtreck road up the hill and the croft will be clearly marked.