Kensaleyre House, Kensaleyre

Offers in the region of £450000 are invited

Kensaleyre house is a most impressive category ‘C’ listed former manse built in 1807. Over recent years the property has been completely upgraded whilst still retaining many original features. The property now offers the potential for use as a substantial bed & breakfast business with seven en-suite bedrooms set over three floors. The property is set in an elevated position and has stunning uninterrupted panoramic views towards the Cuillins and over Loch Snizort.

Kensaleyre House is a category ‘C’ listed building built in 1807 and was used as the local parish manse until 1966.

This grand property have been renovated and upgraded over recent years into the seven en-suite bedroom property it is today offering the potential for use as a Bed & Breakfast establishment or small hotel.  The property has been completely re-wired and re-plumbed, oil fired central heating has been installed, the double glazed windows have been overhauled, timber preservation treatment carried out and addition loft insulation fitted.  Many original features have also been retained including exposed beams, the central staircase, many doors and old stoves in the drawing room and bedroom 1.

The property is set over three floors and the current owner has configured the property to allow for six letting bedrooms with private owners’ accommodation on the top floor.

Planning permission was also granted for a large conservatory/sun room extension to the west, plans for which are available to interested parties.

In addition to the main property there is a large detached garage to the rear which offers the potential for a variety of uses subject to any necessary planning consent/building warrant.

The property is set in a private garden ground extending to 1 ½ acres or thereby (to be confirmed by Title Deed).

The property enjoys an elevated location above the Portree to Uig road and is accessed via a shared private driveway with views across Loch Snizort.

 

Note:

All fixtures and fitting used in relation to the running of the property as a Bed & Breakfast establishment are available by separate negotiation.

 

Additional Land:

An additional area of land extending to 0.6 acres or thereby (to be confirmed by Title Deed) by separate negotiation.  The land has planning permission for a single storey house granted on 27th September 2011 under reference 08/00077/OUTSL. Copies of this permission are available from this office.

Ground Floor

Entrance Porch

Accessed via half glazed door to the side. Window to the front. Laminate flooring. Radiator. Partial v-lining. Door to hallway.
Size: 6′ 8″ x 5′ 4″ (2.05m x 1.64m)

Hallway

Affording access to the drawing room, bedroom 1 and inner hallway. Stair to upper floors. Laminate flooring. Two radiators.
Size: 8′ 5″ x 8′ 5″ (2.57m x 2.57m)

Drawing Room

A large dual aspect room with windows to the front and side. Exposed original beams. Double doors through to the dining room. Feature exposed stone wall with inset multi fuel stove. Laminate flooring. Two radiators.
Size: 18′ 3″ x 15′ 10″ (5.57m x 4.83m)

Dining Room

A spacious dining room with two windows to the side. ‘In’ and ‘Out’ doors through to the kitchen. Laminate flooring. Door to rear entrance hallway. Two radiators.
Size: 16′ 7″ x 13′ 7″ (5.07m x 4.16m)

Kitchen

A farmhouse style kitchen fitted with a large range of base and wall units, central island with original Belfast sink and stone fireplace with inset new dual fuel range cooker. Window to the side and glazed door to the rear. Wet wall panelling to the walls. Laminate flooring. Door to utility room. Original beams. Radiator.
Size: 16′ 5″ x 15′ 8″ (5.00m x 4.78m)

Utility

Fitted with a good range of base and wall units. Two inset single stainless steel sinks/drainers. Plumbing for two dishwashers and a washing machine. Oil fired central heating boiler. Two windows to the side, two velux windows and glazed door to the rear. Laminate flooring.
Size: 14′ 1″ x 8′ 1″ (4.29m x 2.48m)

Rear Reception Area

A large and welcoming space – the ideal entrance if the property was run as a Bed & Breakfast. Ample space for seating and hanging all your outdoor clothing. Door to dining room, inner hallway and WC. Laminate flooring. Radiator.
Size: 17′ 4″ max x 13′ 0″ max (5.28m max x 3.96m max)

WC

Fitted with WC and vanity wash hand basin. Partial v-lining. Laminate flooring. Velux window. Radiator.
Size: 8′ 1″ x 3′ 8″ (2.48m x 1.13m)

Inner Hallway

Affording access through to the main hallway with under stair storage. Laminate flooring. Radiator

Bedroom 1 (Disabled Access Room):

A large and spacious dual aspect room with windows to the front and side. Fireplace with inset multi fuel stove. Ample space for a seating area. Door through to the en-suite wet room.
Size: 18′ 5″ x 16′ 4″ (5.61m x 4.98m)

En-Suite Wet Room

A large en-suite disabled access wet room fitted with shower, WC and wash hand basin. Radiator and ladder towel rail. Window and velux to the rear. Wet wall panelling.
Size: 9′ 7″ x 7′ 11″ (2.92m x 2.43m)

First Floor

Landing

L-shaped landing affording access to bedrooms 2, 3, 4 and 5. Stair to second floor. Four radiators. Window to the side. Fitted carpet.

Bedroom 2 (Family Room)

A spacious double room with smaller child’s bedroom off, separate dressing room and en-suite bathroom. Window to the front. Two radiators. Fitted carpet. Original beams.
Size: 16′ 1″ max x 12′ 0″ max (4.91m max x 3.66m max)

Child’s Room

A single room with window to the rear. Fitted carpet. Radiator.
Size: 10′ 7″ x 6′ 2″ (3.23m x 1.90m)

Dressing Room

Window to the rear. Fitted carpet. Radiator.
Size: 6′ 2″ x 5′ 6″ (1.90m x 1.68m)

En-Suite Bathroom

Fitted with a four piece suite comprising twin ended spa bath, separate shower cubicle, WC and vanity wash hand basin. Wet wall panelling to the walls. Laminate flooring. Radiator and ladder towel rail. Window to the front.
Size: 9′ 5″ x 7′ 2″ (2.88m x 2.18m)

Bedroom 3

A large double room with window to the front. Radiator. Fitted carpet. Original beams. Door to en-suite.
Size: 18′ 6″ x 10′ 10″ (5.66m x 3.31m)

En-Suite Bathroom

Fitted with a three piece suite comprising twin ended spa bath, WC and vanity wash hand basin. Wet wall panelling to the walls. Laminate flooring. Radiator and ladder towel rail.
Size: 7′ 4″ x 7′ 2″ (2.25m x 2.18m)

Bedroom 4

A double room with window to the side. Radiator. Fitted carpet. Original beams. Door to en-suite.
Size: 12′ 4″ x 10′ 6″ (3.77m x 3.22m)

En-Suite Shower Room

Fitted with a three piece suite comprising double spa shower cubicle, vanity wash hand basin and WC. Wet wall panelling to the walls. Laminate flooring. Radiator and ladder towel rail.
Size: 9′ 7″ max x 4′ 7″ max (2.93m max x 1.41m max)

Bedroom 5

A good size double room with window to the side. Radiator. Fitted carpet. Original beams. Door to en-suite.
Size: 12′ 9″ x 10′ 0″ (3.88m x 3.06m)

En-Suite Bathroom

Fitted with a three piece suite comprising corner spa bath, WC and vanity wash hand basin. Window to the side. Wet wall panelling to the walls. Laminate flooring. Radiator and ladder towel rail.
Size: 9′ 1″ x 6′ 0″ (2.79m x 1.84m)

Second Floor

Landing

Affording access to bedroom 6, study and owners’ accommodation. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Skylight to rear.

Second Floor

Study

A box room/study with window to the front. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Coombed ceiling.
Size: 11′ 8″ max x 6′ 11″ max (3.57m max x 2.12m max)

Second Floor

Bedroom 6

A double room with velux to the front. Fitted carpet. Two radiators. Coombed ceiling. Door to en-suite.
Size: 16′ 3″ x 13′ 2″ (4.97m x 4.02m)

Second Floor

En-Suite Shower Room

Fitted with a three piece suite comprising corner shower enclosure, wash hand basin and WC. Wet wall panelling to the shower. Laminate flooring. Radiator.
Size: 9′ 1″ max x 5′ 11″ max (2.78m max x 1.81m max)

Second Floor

Hallway

Affording access to the owners’ lounge and en-suite bedroom. Two storage cupboards which offer the potential for use as a galley kitchen and/or WC subject to building standards. Fitted carpet.

Second Floor

Bedroom 7

A double room with velux to the front. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Coombed ceiling. Door to en-suite.
Size: 13′ 2″ max x 12′ 0″ max (4.01m max x 3.67m max)

Second Floor

En-Suite Shower Room

Fitted with a three piece suite comprising corner shower enclosure, wash hand basin and WC. Wet wall panelling to the shower. Laminate flooring. Radiator.
Size: 6′ 7″ x 5′ 6″ (2.03m x 1.69m)

Second Floor

Lounge

A light and bright room with velux window to the side. Fitted carpet. 2 radiators. Access to attic storage space. Coombed ceiling.
Size: 13′ 10″ x 11′ 4″ (4.22m x 3.46m)

Second Floor

Attic Storage

A good size storage space. Velux window.

External

Garden

The property is set in a private garden ground extending to 1 ½ acres or thereby (to be confirmed by Title Deed). There is a large levelled area to the front of the property with a decking area to sit and enjoy the views. The land then slopes down to the road. The property has a large gravel driveway with ample parking.

Garage

A substantial detached block built garage set to the rear of the property which offers the potential for a variety of uses subject to any necessary planning consent/building warrant. There are two up and over doors to the front, two windows to either side with a further window to the rear and a pedestrian door to the side. The garage is fitted with power and light.
Size: 27′ 11″ x 17′ 7″ (8.51m x 5.36m)

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

Kensaleyre is a friendly community located some 7 miles north of Portree, the islands capital. Portree is a busy and vibrant town offering a range of facilities and services such as supermarkets, shops, hotels, restaurants, leisure facilities, a library, a cottage hospital and modern medical centre and both primary and secondary schooling. Located in the centre of the island, Kensaleyre is the ideal base for exploring the rest of the Isle of Skye.

Directions

From Somerled Square, turn right onto the Dunvegan Road (A87), turn right again along the Dunvegan Road past Portree High School and continue towards UIg. After roughly 6 miles you will reach the township of Kensaleyre. Take the road to the right before leaving Kensaleyre, you will see a sign for the property.

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