Hillcrest, Carbostmore, Carbost

Offers over £375000 are invited

Hillcrest is a beautifully presented four bedroom detached property set within the popular village of Carbostmore, Carbost on the Minginish peninsula. Set in an elevated position boasting stunning sea views over Loch Harport and the Cuillin mountains.

The subject is a well presented four bedroom detached bungalow set in an elevated position boasting uninterrupted sea views over Loch Harport and the Cuillin mountains. Hillcrest has been modernised recently and is presented in walk-in condition and finished to a high standard with bright and airy rooms all finished in contemporary tones.

The well proportioned accommodation within comprises of: entrance vestibule, hallway, lounge, kitchen/dining room, utility room, bathroom and four double bedrooms (1 en-suite). Further benefitting from UPVC double glazing throughout, Multi-fuel stove, electric central heating and solar panels providing electricity.

Externally, the property is set within well maintained wraparound garden grounds hosting neat areas of lawn with attractive rockeries and boarders. The property is accessed via a private tarred driveway providing ample parking to the side of the property. The garden grounds also host a detached garage that has previously operated as a gallery/shop.

Hillcrest would make a lovely family home set in a prime location with unimpeded sea and mountain views to the front, rear and side and must be viewed to fully appreciate the setting.

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Ground Floor

Entrance Vestibule

A composite door with decorative glass panel with frosted side panel  leads into the vestibule. 3 pane glass door with glass side panel through to hallway. Painted in neutral tones. Carpeted.

1.64m x 1.20m (5’04” x 3’11”).


L-shaped hallway providing access to lounge, kitchen/dining room, bathroom and four bedrooms (1 en-suite).  Two built in storage cupboards, one housing the hot water tank. Loft access. Engineered wood flooring. Painted in neutral tones.

8.28m x 2.75m (27’02” x 9’00”) at max.


Bright and spacious lounge with picture window to the front elevation affording sea views over Loch Harport. Multifuel stove with slate hearth. Engineered wood flooring . Painted in neutral tones. Glass panel door to hallway.

5.60m x 4.05m (18’07” x 13’03”) at max.

Kitchen/ Dining Room

Modern fitted kitchen with a large range of wall and base units with breakfast bar with contrasting worktops over. Freestanding electric oven and hob with extractor over. White ceramic one and a half bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap. Dual aspect with windows to the rear and side elevations boasting views of the Cuillins and Loch Harport. Ample space for dining table and chairs. Painted in neutral tones. Engineered wood flooring.

6.70m x 3.64m (21’11” x 11’11”) at max. 

Utility Room

Utility room with space for white goods. Composite external door to rear elevation. Window to rear elevation. Consumer unit housing. Engineered wood flooring. Door through to kitchen.

2.47m x 1.90m (8’01” x 6’02”). 


Modern white bathroom suite comprising W.C., vanity sink  and P-shaped bath with electric shower over. Frosted window to side elevation. Partially tiled walls. Painted in neutral tones. Tile flooring. Extractor fan. Chrome heated towel rail. Infra red heaters.

2.38m x 2.10m (7’09” x 6’10”) at max.

Master Bedroom

Bright and spacious master double bedroom with window to the front elevation boasting sea views over Loch Harport. Built in mirrored wardrobes. Carpeted. Painted in neutral tones. Door off to en-suite shower room.

3.90m x 3.50m (12’09” x 11’05”) at max.

En Suite

Modern en-suite shower room comprising walk-in electric shower, white W.C and vanity sink. Frosted window to side elevation. Partially tiled walls. Painted in neutral tones. Chrome heated towel rail. Extractor fan. Tile flooring. Infra red heaters.

2.09m x 1.80m (6’10” x 5’10”).

Bedroom Two

Good size double bedroom with window to rear elevation. Built in mirrored wardrobe. Carpeted. Painted in neutral tones.

3.30m x 3.09m (10’09” x 10’01”).

Bedroom Three

Good size double bedroom with window to rear elevation. Built in mirrored wardrobes. Carpeted. Painted in neutral tones.

3.31m x 3.09m (10’10” x 10’01”). 

Bedroom Four

Single bedroom with window to front elevation affording sea views over Loch Harport. Currently set up as a home office. Built-in mirrored wardrobes. Engineered wood flooring. Painted.

3.50m x 2.28m (11’05” x 7’05”).



Detached blockwork construction garage with roller door to the side elevation. UPVC pedestrian door and window to front elevation. Lined walls. Concrete floor. Electricity and water connected. Wood stove. Previously used as a gallery/shop and offers potential for further development subject to the relevant planning consents.

7.38m x 4.36m (24’02” x 14’03”).


Hillcrest is set within delightful wraparound garden grounds. The landscaped garden grounds which are mainly laid to lawn with attractive borders and rockeries containing an abundance of mature shrubs, bushes and seasonal flowers. Access is gained via a tar macadam driveway providing ample parking to the side of the property.

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 cottage hospital and secondary schooling. The property is centrally located and close to 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.


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 Hillcrest is the first house on your left hand side.