Dormans, Balmeanach, Struan

Offers over £330000 are invited

Dormans is a generously proportioned, detached three bedroom property located in Balmeanach on Skye’s beautiful, rugged west coast. Occupying an enviable position the property boasts stunning views towards MacLeod’s Tables and Loch Caroy.

Dormans is a detached three bedroom property located in Balmeanach, a short distance from the villages of Struan and Dunvegan. Located at the end of a shared, private road the property affords beautiful views over Loch Caroy towards MacLeod’s Tables. The spacious property has been well maintained by the current owners and is presented in walk in condition.

The accommodation within is set out over one level and comprises; Entrance porch, Hall, Lounge, Kitchen, Utility, Dining Room, Bathroom and Three Double Bedrooms (1 en suite) on the ground floor. The property is fully double glazed and further benefits from LPG fired central heating, a multi fuel stove in the lounge, ample storage throughout and a partially floored loft. Solar panels on the roof generate electricity for Eon Energy and provide the current owners with a monthly payment.

Externally the property is set within fully enclosed garden grounds extending to approximately 0.25 acres or thereby (to be confirmed by title deeds) which are mainly laid to lawn with established trees, shrubs and bushes. Parking is available to the side of the property on the driveway. The garden has an established vegetable plot with a greenhouse and timber shed. A gate leads from the garden to the shore. There is also a large, detached garage/workshop with power.

Dormans will make a lovely family home in a stunning setting and must be viewed to appreciate the offering.

Ground Floor

Entrance Porch

A uPVC double glazed door leads to the bright, dual aspect entrance porch affording views to Loch Caroy and MacLeod’s Tables. Laminate floor. Painted white. Electric panel heater. Access to hall.

2.84m x 4.16m (9’03” x 13’07”) at max.

Hall

The L-shaped hall is entered from the porch from via a 15 pane timber door with glass side panel, and provides access to the lounge, utility, bathroom and three bedrooms. Laminate flooring. Painted white. Storage cupboard. Loft hatch.

2.94m x 6.55m (9’07” x 21’06”) at max.

Lounge

The spacious lounge has a feature window to the front boasting uninterrupted views over the garden towards Loch Caroy and beyond and allows daylight to flood the room. Multi-fuel stove with slate hearth. Carpeted. Painted in neutral tones. Access to dining room via timber glazed French doors.

5.38m x 4.52m (17’07” x 14’10”).

Dining Room

Family size dining room accessed from both the lounge and kitchen. Window to rear overlooking garden. Carpeted. Painted.

3.18m x 4.02m (10’05” x 13’02”).

Kitchen

Modern white kitchen with a good range of wall and floor units and contrasting worktop. Single bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. Tiled back splash. Freestanding washing machine and cooker with gas hob. Window to rear. Laminate flooring. Access to utility.

2.89m x 3.18m (9’05” x 10’05”).

Utility Room

Accessed from the kitchen and hall the utility room houses the gas boiler and provides plenty of space for white goods. Wall cupboards. A double glazed uPVC door leads to the back garden. Laminate flooring. Painted.

1.66m x 2.18m (5’05 x 6’11”).

Bathroom

Well equipped family bathroom with frosted window to rear. The champagne suite comprises of W.C., wash hand basin and bath with shower over. Walls are tiled to dado height. Wet wall at bath. Laminate flooring.

1.55m x 3.18m (5’01” x 10’05”).

Bedroom One

Double bedroom with window to front commanding stunning views over Loch Caroy towards MacLeod’s Tables. Built in wardrobe. Laminate flooring. Painted.

3.18m x 3.31m (10’05” x 10’10”).

Bedroom Two

Large double bedroom with window to front boasting stunning views towards  Loch Caroy and MacLeod’s Tables. Laminate. Painted.  Access to en suite shower room.

3.35m x 3.55m (10’11” x 11’07”).

En Suite

Nicely appointed ensuite comprising W.C., wash hand basin and shower unit. Frosted window to the side. Wet wall at basin and shower. Painted. V-lining wood panelling to ceiling.

1.07m x 2.28m (3’06” x 7’05”).

Bedroom Three

Large double bedroom with window to front rear overlooking the garden. Painted. Laminate flooring. Built in double wardrobes.

3.35m x 3.07m (10’11” x 10’00”)

External

Garden

Externally the property is set within fully enclosed garden grounds extending to approximate 0.25 acres (to be confirmed by title) which are mainly laid to lawn with established trees, shrubs and bushes. A small area has been set aside as a vegetable plot with greenhouse and timber shed.  Spectacular views towards MacLeod’s Tables and Loch Caroy are afforded and a gate leads to the shore. A small patio which offers the perfect spot to sit and enjoy the view. The side and rear of the property is paved and parking is available to the side of the property.

Garage

Large detached garage workshop with up-and-over electric door. The garage is split with space for a car to the front and workshop with power to the rear.

3.58m x 7.98m (11’08” x 26’01”)

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

Location

Balmeanach is a small crofting township located close to the villages of Struan and Dunvegan. Dunvegan has a good selection of local services including grocer’s shops, hotels, a baker’s shop, restaurants, petrol station, a primary school and modern medical centre and is home to the historic Dunvegan Castle – seat of the Clan MacLeod and one of the oldest inhabited castles in Europe. Portree, the island’s capital town is approximately 20 miles away and here you will find enhanced services including supermarkets, shops, banks, primary and secondary schools, cottage hospital, swimming pool and library.

Directions

Follow the A863 from Sligachan to Dunvegan travelling through Struan and Ose to Shaggary/Balmeanach. Just after the sign for Caroy Jetty take the next turn on the left along the private roadway. Dormans is the last house at the end of this road.

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