Former Manse, Carbostmore, Carbost

Offers in the region of £200000 are invited

The Former Manse is a 1 1/2 story seven bedroom property situated in the pretty village of Carbostmore on the Minginish Pennisula on the west of Skye. Being in an elevated position the property stunning panoramic views across Loch Harport and surrounding mountains and is ideally locatedclose to the world famous Talisker Distillery and the Cuillin Hills mountain range.

A spacious detached property located in the picturesque area of Carbostmore, near Carbost. The property benefits from UPVC double glazed windows throughout, oil central heating, an open fire in the lounge and Rayburn stove in the kitchen/dining room with the option of a back boiler. The property would benefit from some modernization works internally and once complete would make a fantastic large family home or Bed and Breakfast opportunity. With the accommodation comprising of; Entrance Vestibule, Hallway, Lounge, Kitchen/Dining Room, Seven Bedrooms (1 en-suite), Bathroom, Rear Porch with Utility space, Boxroom and Cloakroom.

The property on offer boasts spacious living accommodation with spectacular sea and mountain views in a private quaint setting above the popular village of Carbost.  Set in a fully enclosed garden which is laid mainly to lawn, with a gravel path surround and separate single garage.

An ideal large family home or excellent bed and breakfast establishment.

Ground Floor

Entrance Vestibule

Accessed via a UPVC door with glazed panel to the front, with red tile flooring on the outside. Provides access to rooms within. Carpeted. Wallpapered.
4′ 07″ x 6′ 03″ (1.42m x 1.92m)


Carpeted L- shaped hallway with built in storage cupboard under the stairs. Affording access to all rooms. Wallpapered.
20’04” x 8′ 02″ (6.21m x 2.50m) at max.


A lovely spacious room with bright picture window to the front with a view across Loch Harport and surrounding mountains. Open fire with back boiler (which would need serviced). Granite fireplace and hearth with wooden surround and mantel. Carpeted. Wallpapered. Radiator.
18′ 02″ x 11′ 09″ (5.55m x 3.59m)

Bedroom One – en suite

Double en-suite bedroom with window to the front giving views across Loch Harport and surrounding mountains.  Carpeted. Radiator. Access to en-suite shower room.
12′ 00″ x 11′ 09″ (3.68m x 3.6m) at max.

En-Suite Shower Room

Neat en-suite comprising of white W.C, wash hand basin and electric shower cubical with tiled surround.  Painted walls.
2’07” x  7’05” (0.78m x 2.28m)

Bedroom Two

Large bright double bedroom with window to rear. Built in double wardrobe with sliding wooden doors . Carpeted. Radiator. Wallpapered.
11′ 03″ x 11′ 08″ (3.43m x 3.56m) at max.

Bedroom Three

Ample sized single bedroom with window to rear. Carpeted. Radiator. Wallpapered.
9′ 05″ x 8′ 04″ (2.88m x 2.55m)

Bedroom Four

Small double bedroom with front facing window with sea and mountain views. Carpeted. Built in double wardrobe. Radiator. wallpapered.
8′ 04″ x 11′ 09″ (2.56m x 3.59m) at max.


Fitted with a white three piece suite comprising wash hand basin, W.C. and bath with over head electric shower. Frosted window to the rear. Laminated flooring. Tile splash surround. Radiator.
5′ 06″ x 8′ 04″ (1.69m x 2.53m)

Kitchen / Dining Room

A large dual aspect room with windows to the side and rear with views across croft land. Laminate flooring. Rayburn stove linked to the central heating system (would need serviced). Ample base and wall units with space for appliances. Fitted oven and hob with extractor fan. Sink. V-line ceiling with natural wood affect.
14′ 11″ x 11′ 09″ (4.3m x 3.58m) at max.

Rear Hallway / Stairway

The rear hallway has laminate flooring. Large storage cupboard. Door accessing the rear porch. Carpeted stairway.
3’00” x 4′ 02″ (0.91m x 1.27m)

Rear Porch housing Utility Room

UPVC door with frosted glass giving access to rear garden. Space for appliances. Quarry tiles. Worktop space. Radiator.
7’00” x 7’00” (2.15m x 2.15m)

First Floor

Upstairs Hallway

Narrow carpeted hallway accessing the three upstairs bedrooms, boxroom and cloakroom. Radiator. Painted.
21’14” x 3’03” (6.79m x 0.99m) at widest

Bedroom Five

Large bright double bedroom.  Wallpapered. UPVC window to side with partial sea views. Carpeted.
11′ 11″ x 11′ (3.65m x 3.35m)

Bedroom Six

Bright double bedroom. Dorma window to front giving spectacular sea and mountain views. Carpet.
10′ 7″ x 10′ 7″ ( 3.24m x 3.24m)

Bedroom Seven

Bright double bedroom with built in storage space. exposed wooden floor. UPVC front facing window with sea and mountain views. Wallpapered.
10′ 7″  x 8’11” (3.24m x 2.99m) at max.

Rear Landing / Box Room.

Carpeted area with access behind chimney stack providing extra storage space.  Access to upstairs cloak room. Wallpapered. Hot water tank.
4’11” x 7′ 2″ (1.5m x 2.19m) at max.

Cloakroom / WC

Bright space with 2 piece white suite comprising of W.C and sink.  Frosted window to side. Built in storage space. carpeted. Wallpapered.
5′ 11″ x 6′ 5″ (1.08m x 1.98m) at max.



Neatly fenced garden surrounds the property with a gravel path leading to the front door, the garden is mainly grassed with a small drying area to the rear.  There is a tarmac drive area to the front providing ample space for off street parking, along with a separate single garage which is currently used as storage.

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 Carbost is situated on the western side of the Island and is made up of a number of smaller townships all overlooking the picturesque Loch Harport. The village itself has a good village shop and a 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. The capital town of the Island Portree is some 15 miles away and benefits from a selection of shops including supermarkets, hotels, restaurants, leisure facilities, a modern medical centre and secondary schooling.


Heading north from Sligachan on the A863 take the left hand turning signposted Carbost and the Minginish Peninsula (and Talisker Distillery). Follow this road for approximately 2 miles. Just as you see the sign ahead for Carbost down to the right take the left turn up the higher road and The Former Manse Carbostmore is approx 200 metres on your left hand side.