Half of 17 Aird, Aird

Offers over £185000 are invited

Half 17, Aird presents a charming 1 1/2 storey traditional stone croft house located in an idyllic and tranquil setting from where fantastic panoramic views across the sound of Sleat and towards the Isle of Eigg and Knoydart peninsular are afforded.

Dating back to c. 1900 half of 17 occupies a highly desirable position and offers traditional living accommodation in a very pretty crofting area on the popular Sleat peninsula. This quaint property offers a special home with the accommodation comprising: – Entrance porch, kitchen/dining, Box Room/Bedroom and Living Room on the ground floor with Two Bedrooms and Bathroom on the first floor.

Panoramic views are afforded across the Sound of Sleat towards the mainland and every room offers a vantage point to views across the area, whilst also allowing natural light into the property. Half of 17  is neutrally decorated throughout and is well coordinated, the beautiful traditional features include v lined walls, exposed stone and the original fire place in the lounge. The property benefits from recent upgrades including new double glazed window units to the ground floor, a new bathroom suite and new multi fuel stove in the living area.

A garden ground of 0.17 acres ( to be confirmed with title) surrounds the property which boasts a traditioanl stone byre. The land and byre both provide scope for additional accommodation if so wished subject to the usual planning permission.

The property is currently run as a very successful holiday let and viewing is highly recommended to really appreciate the unique setting in which the property lies. 



Ground Floor

Front porch

Entrance via traditional storm doors into handy porch which acts as entrance vestibule. Plenty space for hanging and storage of outdoor clothing and equipment. Hooks. Shelving. Window to front. Concrete flooring.

7’09” x 6” 03” (2.19m x 1.92m)


Entrance hall with access to all ground floor rooms and stairs to first floor. Feature exposed stone and V lined walls. Under stair cupboard. Tiled Flooring.

7’11” x 5’11”  (2.43m x 1.81m)

Sitting Room

Bright and airy room with window to front allowing natural light to flood in whilst also providing opportunities to absorb views across the area. V lining to walls. Feature wood burning stove set in the original fireplace with wooden mantle and tiled hearth. Carpet.

12’03” x 9′ 03” (3.75m x 2.83m)


Kitchen with selection of pine front wall and base units with marble effect worktops over. 1 1/2 sink with mixer tap and drainer. Feature exposed stone walls and stove.  Large window to front.  Tiled Flooring.

14’00” x 11′ 0” (4.27m x 3.36m)

Box Room/Bedroom

Single bedroom with window to rear. Carpet

6’05” x 7′ 07” (1.97m x 2.33m)


First Floor


Carpeted stairs lead to first floor landing. Velux window to front. Built in shelving. Carpet.

10’04” x 5′ 07” (3.17m x 1.71m)

Bedroom One

Double bedroom with velux window to front. Fitted cupboard. Carpet. Heater

12’04” x 8′ 01” (3.76m x 2.48m)


Three piece suite comprising W.C., wash hand basin and bath with electric shower over. Velux to Rear. Vinyl flooring.

6’02” x 8′ 08” (1.89m x 2.65m)

Bedroom Two

Twin bedroom with window to front. Carpet. Heater.

12’03” x 9′ 03” (3.75m x 2.83m)



A large garden surrounds the property and although mostly uneven a cleared lawn area to the right makes a perfect spot to sit and absorb the stunning views, this area could  also provide scope for additional accommodation it was always a wish of the owners to create a sun room here (subject to the usual planning permission). Parking is provided via graveled driveway to the rear of the property.


Stone Byre 

The property boasts a traditional stone byre in the garden. This could provide for several uses subject to the usual planning permissions.


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


Aird is friendly crofting village situated on the south of the island on the popular Sleat peninsula, with the area providing peace and tranquillity. Nearest facilities are in the village of Ardvasar some 3 mile away and here you will find a general shop and hotel. Armadale is close by and here you will find a garage, petrol station, post office and a few craft shops, along with the terminal for the Armadale to Mallaig ferry which offers a regular service, so making easier connection to the mainland. Sabhal Mor Ostaig the Gaelic college, primary school and medical centre are approximately 5 miles away. The nearest main village of Broadford is some 20 miles to the north and provides all the enhanced amenities you would expect of a thriving community including a supermarket, petrol station, bank, launderette, hairdresser and hotel bars and restaurants. Facilities also include a cottage hospital, medical centre and primary school.


Continue through and past Ardvaser village for approx 3 miles until you reach Aird, continue past the red phone box on your left and up over the hill. Half of 17 lies directly off the road on your left.