Glenburn House, 4 Geary, Geary

Offers over £240000 are invited

Glenburn House is a large detached seven bedroom property occupying an elevated position within the delightful township of Geary on the Waternish peninsula. Hosting the option to also purchase several acres of croft land with shore access and a large agricultural shed. The property commands uninterrupted views towards the Ascrib Islands, The Minch and towards The North of Skye.

Built circa. 1980 Glenburn House is a substantial seven bedroom property complete with a 12 acre owner occupied croft, shares in the common grazing and several outbuildings.  The property would benefit from some modernization and presents potential purchasers a wonderful opportunity for a large family home with two internal letting apartments.

The accommodation within is spread over two floors, the lower level consisting of; sun room, entrance hallway, inner hallway, four bedrooms, living room, kitchen, family bathroom and rear porch/utility.  The extension houses a secondary kitchen/utility area, family bathroom and large double garage.  Stairs in the entrance hallway lead to the upper level where there are two apartments; Apartment 1 with two bedrooms, bathroom and open plan living/kitchen area and Apartment 2 with one bedroom, shower room and open plan living / kitchen area.  The property benefits from mixed glazing, LPG central heating and an open fire with back boiler.

Externally the property is surrounded by generous garden grounds with tarmac drive and ample parking to the front.  The garden is fully enclosed and is mainly laid to lawn with well established shrubs and trees and an area with a poly tunnel frame, a delightful burn and several flowers.  With the croft being split above and below the township road.

Glenburn House would make a wonderful family home with holiday letting opportunities set in a stunning location with breathtaking sea views overlooking The Minch and The North of Skye. This property truly must be viewed to fully appreciate the package on offer.

OFFERS OVER £240,000 For Property Only

OFFERS OVER £270,000 For Package are Invited

 

Ground Floor

Sun Room / Entrance Porch

Bright sun room with stunning views across the croft land over the sea.  Accessed up steps to glazed door. Access to entrance hallwayand internal dwelling via wooden door .  Vinyl flooring. Painted.

14’06” x 5’07” (4.44m x 1.72m)

Inner Hallway One

Entrance hallway accessed via wooden door. Internal wooden door leading to downstairs main accommodation.  Stairs leading up to the two apartments.  Fully Carpeted.  Wallpapered.

7’10” x 6’04” (2.40m x 1.93m) at max

Hallway Two

Irregular shaped hallway providing access to all downstairs rooms.  Several built in storage cupboards, one housing fuse box and consumer unit. Fully carpeted.  Wallpapered.  Radiator.

21’10” x 8’11” (6.68m x 2.72m) at max.

Master Bedroom

Large double bedroom with views to the front.  Radiator.  Carpeted.  Wallpapered.

11’08” x 8’05” (3.57m x 2.58m)

Living Room

Large bright dual aspect room with views to the front and side out to sea and over garden and croft land.  Feature fireplace with back boiler.  Carpeted.  Wallpapered. Room for dining.

18’06” x 11’09” (5.65m x 3.58m) at max

Kitchen / Dining Room

Large spacious dual aspect space with views to side and rear. Ample base and wall units.  Carpet tiles. Radiator.  Ample space for dining table. Gas Hob.  Integrated oven and grill.  Chrome sink with mixer taps.  Wallpapered.

14’05” x 11’08” (4.41m x 3.57m) at max

Rear Porch / Utility Area

Additional utility / porch area with window and door to rear garden.  Generous storage space with access to electric meter.

9’06” x 5’06” (2.90m x 1.68m)

Family Bathroom

Good sized family bathroom with 3 piece coloured suite comprising of bath, W.C. and sink.  Tile splashy surround. Electrical shower over bath.  Vinyl flooring. Frosted window to rear. Wallpapered. Painted

7’11” x 6’08” (2.41m x 2.04m)

Bedroom Two

Large single bedroom with windows to rear with views over garden. Built in wardrobe. Vinyl flooring. Painted. Radiator.

9’01” x 7’11” (2.77m x 2.47m) at max.

Bedroom Three

Spacious double bedroom with window to rear.  Carpeted.  Wallpapered. Radiator. Ample room for free standing storage furniture.

11’08” x 10’11” (3.58m x 3.35m)

Bedroom Four

Large double bedroom.  Exposed wooden floor boards.  Ample room for free standing storage furniture.  Neutral decor. Radiator. Window to front with sea views.  Access to extension.

12’01” x 11’09” (3.70m x 3.59m)

Second Kitchen / Utility Room

Accessed from bedroom four. Neat kitchen / utility area with base units. Space for white goods. Chrome sink and drainer. Neutral decor.  Two built in storage cupboards, one housing hot water tank.  Electrical meter. Carpeted. Access to secondary bathroom. Window to front. Door to outside via step.

15’03” x 7’10” (4.37m x 2.39m) at max.

Second Bathroom

Great additional second bathroom. Ample sized, comprising of 3 piece white suite with bath, W.C. and sink.  Electric shower over. Neutral decor.  Carpeted. Frosted window to rear. Coombed ceiling. Electric fan heater.

7’11” x 6’07” (2.43m x 2.02m)

Garage

A large double garage attached to the main house, which houses power, has a concrete floor and a former pit for working on cars. Dual aspect. Double wooden doors to the front. storage space above the extension.

24’04” x 14’01” (7.42m x 4.30m)

First Floor

Landing

Carpeted stairs from entrance hallway lead to upper landing. Access to both Apartments.

16’03 x 8’08 (4.97m x 2.66m) at max.

Apartment One:

Hallway

Providing access to all rooms in Apartment one. Carpeted.  Storage cupboard.

4’06” x 2’09” (1.38m x 0.85m)

Bedroom One

Large bedroom with coombed ceiling. Carpeted.  Wallpapered decor. Velux window to front. Electric radiator.

8’09” x 7’00” (2.67m x 2.16m)

Bedroom Two

Large bedroom with coombed ceiling. Carpeted.  Wallpapered decor. Velux window to front. Electric radiator.

10’02” x 7’01” (3.17m x 2.18m)

Bathroom

White 3-piece suite comprising of W.C,  wash hand basin and bath. Electric shower over bath. Velux window to rear. Coombed ceiling. Tiled splash back. Wallpapered. Carpeted.

7’07” x 5’06” (2.33m x 1.69m)

Open Plan Living / Kitchen Area

L-shaped open plan living / kitchen /dining area with velux window to rear and window to side with beautiful sea and croft land views. Coombed ceiling. Carpeted.  Wallpapered.  Kitchen area hosts a range of base units, space for under unit white goods. Chrome sink and drainer.  Free standing electric cooker. Electric fireplace.

20’08” x 16’09” (6.32m x 5.11m) at max

Apartment Two:

Hallway

Providing access to all rooms in Apartment one. Carpeted.  Storage cupboard.

6’02” x 2’04” (1.89m x 0.89m)

Bedroom

Large bedroom with coombed ceiling. Carpeted.  Wallpapered decor. Velux window to front. Electric radiator.

9’09” x 7’07” (2.98m x 2.34m)

Shower Room

Neat shower room comprising of W.C,  wash hand basin and corner electric corner. Velux window to rear. Coombed ceiling. Tiled splash back. Wallpapered. Carpeted.

6’03” x 5’06” (1.91m x 1.69m)

Open Plan Living / Kitchen Area

L-shaped open plan living / kitchen /dining area with velux window to rear and window to side with beautiful sea and croft land views. Coombed ceiling. Carpeted.  Wallpapered.  Kitchen area hosts a range of base units, space for under unit white goods. Breakfast bar. Chrome sink and drainer.  Free standing electric cooker.

16’08” x 12’04” (5.10m x 3.77m) at max.

External

Garden

Glenburn House sits within generous garden grounds extending to roughly 1/2 an acre with a fully tarmac drive with ample parking for several cars. The fully enclosed garden is mainly laid to lawn bordered by established flowers, shrubs, bushes and trees.  There is a poly tunnel frame located in the garden, ready to be reinstated, a delightful burn running along the side of the garden and into the croft land to the front and rear.

Across the Geary township road there is 8 acres of the 12 acre owner occupied croft (to be confirmed by title deeds) which fully extends to the shore line.  A tarmac drive leads to the large agricultural shed whoch is 60 ft x 30 ft in size, along with an old stone byre and hen house.  The remainder of the 4 acres of the croft extends to the rear of the property of and there is access to the Geary Common Grazing of which the property holds shares.  The croft has many gated access points.  People are invited to purchase the croft for an additional £30,000 should they be interested.

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

Geary is an active crofting township on the Waternish peninsula in The West of Skye. Waternish is the home of fantastic sunsets, Stein Inn ( the oldest pub on Skye) and SkyeSkyns tannery (to name just a few of it's plus points!)Geary has a scattering of detached houses and crofts and is home of Knockbreck primary school. (This is also a Dark Skye site, great for star gazing and viewings of the Northern Lights!) Transport is provided to Portree High School which is a distance of some 25 miles. If you like walking and wildlife it is on your doorstep with walks from the house right round Waternish Head to the lighthouse at Waternish point and Trumpan.

Directions

From Portree take the A87 towards Dunvegan, follow this road until you reach the sign for Waternish. As you take the road through Waternish you will pass through Lochbay and carry on towards Stein. At the road junction, do not go left to Stein Inn but turn right and the road will pass Skye Skyns and head towards Ardmore / Geary. You will pass through Hallin and Geary will be signposted on your right. A minor road runs for several miles. At Knockbreck primary,take the road round to the left and continue on. This is Geary. The property is located half way along on the left side and is numbered.

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