La Bergerie, 32 Lochbay, Waternish, Waternish

Offers over £350000 are invited

A unique opportunity to purchase a bespoke detached four bedroom property occupying an elevated position within the picturesque township of Lochbay on the  Waternish peninsula. The property commands uninterrupted views over The Minch towards The Outer Hebrides. 

La Bergerie is a charming four bedroom property completed in 2005 and designed to look like a traditional stone cottage finished to a high standard and presented in walk-in condition. Previously La Bergerie was run as a successful holiday let and has been adapted for disabled use. Also available with the property is an owner occupied croft extending to approximately 3 acres (to be confirmed by title deed) with common grazing shares at the rear of the property and holds the potential for a variety of uses.

The generous accommodation within is spread over two floors with the lower level consisting of an impressive open plan lounge/dining room, kitchen, hallways, two shower rooms and two double bedrooms. A wooden staircase leads to a large gallery landing granting access to the family bathroom and two further double bedrooms. The property further benefits from UPVC double glazing, oil central heating with newly fitted boiler, open fire, solid tile flooring and spacious living accommodation.

Externally the property is surrounded by generous garden grounds with gravel drive and ample parking to the side for several cars. The garden is fully enclosed and is mainly laid to lawn with a sheltered patio and seating area to enjoy the views and take in the sun. The garden hosts a wooden garden shed and a gate in the rear garden provides access to the 3 acre (to be confirmed by title deeds) owner occupied croft.

La Bergerie would make a beautiful family home or holiday letting opportunity set in a stunning location with breathtaking sea views overlooking Stein, The Minch and The Outer Hebrides and must be viewed to fully appreciate the package on offer.

Furniture available by separate negotiation.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hallway

Welcoming entrance hallway accessed via half glass UPVC door. Consumer unit housing. Solid tile flooring. Painted. Open Plan with access to all internal accommodation.

8’11 x 4’02 (2.74m x 1.28m)

Open Plan Lounge/Dining Room

Impressive open plan living space with vaulted ceilings. Triple aspect with windows to the front and sides positioned to take full advantage of the stunning sea views on offer. Feature open fire with stone surround and wooden mantle. Full glass UPVC external door to garden. Deep window sills creating windows seats to enjoy the views on offer. Stairs off to first floor with under stair storage cupboard. Solid tile flooring. Painted.

24’05 x 24’04 (7.46m x 7.43m) at max.

Inner Hallway

Inner hallway providing access to the kitchen, shower room and double bedroom. Solid tile flooring. Painted.

10’01 x 5’00 (3.09m x 1.54m) at max.


Country style fitted kitchen with selection of base and wall units with contrasting worktops and tile splash back. Stainless steel sink and drainer. 4 ring gas hob. Dual aspect with windows to the side and rear. Solid tile flooring. Painted.

10’07 x 9’11 (3.25m x 3.04m)

Bedroom One

Large double room with window to the rear. Built in wardrobes. Laminate flooring. Painted.

13’09 x 10’08 (4.20m x 3.26m)

Shower room

Spacious accessibility bathroom comprising of W.C., wash hand basin and mains shower. Frosted window to the rear. Tiled shower enclosure. Solid tile flooring. Painted.

6’09 x 6’05 (2.07m x 1.98m)

Inner Hallway

Second inner hallway providing access to bedroom two and shower room. Solid tile flooring. Painted.

8’10 x 4’06 (2.71m x 1.38m)

Bedroom Two

Bright and airy double room with windows to front boasting stunning sea views. Built in wardrobe. Laminate flooring. Painted.

15’01 x 9’11 (4.61m x 3.03m)

Shower room

Spacious accessibility bathroom comprising of W.C., wash hand basin and mains shower. Frosted window to the front. Tiled shower enclosure. Solid tile flooring. Painted.

7’01 x 6’06 (2.18m x 2.00m)

First Floor


Wooden Stair case leading up to an impressive balcony landing overlooking the dining area. Access to two bedrooms and family bathroom. Laminate flooring. Painted.

16’03 x 8’08 (4.97m x 2.66m) at max.

Bedroom Three

Third double bedroom with Velux window to the front affording sea views. Built in wardrobe. Loft access. Laminate flooring. Painted.

16’01 x 11’05 (4.92m x 3.49m)

Bedroom Four

Spacious and bright double room with window to the rear offering croft land views. Built in wardrobe. Laminate flooring. Painted.

12’10 x 11’06 (3.92m x 3.52m)


4-piece comprising of W.C, shower, wash hand basin and bath. Velux window to side. Coomb access. Tiled splash back. Painted. Vinyl flooring. Extractor fan.

10’05 x 9’11 (3.19m x 3.02m) at max.



La Bergerie sits within generous garden grounds extending to approximately 0.64 acres or thereby (to be confirmed by title deed). Accessed directly from the township road via a gravel drive which also provides ample parking for several cars. The fully enclosed garden is mainly laid to lawn bordered by established shrubs and bushes, there is also a sheltered patio and seating area from where stunning sea views are enjoyed. The garden also hosts one garden shed and a gate in the rear garden provides access to the 3 acre (to be confirmed by title deeds) owner occupied croft.


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


Lochbay forms part of the larger area known as Waternish on the north west of the Island. The nearby fishing village of Stein, just a short walk away and home to Skye’s oldest hostelry – The Stein Inn. Other local attractions include the Lochbay Seafood Restaurant, a dive centre and art galleries. There is also an excellent public jetty at Stein. The closest village is Dunvegan some 5 miles away which has a good local services including shops, bakery, petrol station, health centre, hotels, restaurants and the world famous Dunvegan Castle – the historic seat of Clan MacLeod. Portree, the Island’s capital is some 21 miles to the south and has all the services and facilities you would expect of a growing town including many shops, restaurants, hotels, leisure facilities,


As you follow the B886 Waternish road you will come to the township of Lochbay. La Bergerie will be on your right and is set in an elevated position above the township road. The property is clearly signposted.