Laurel Bank, Uig, Uig

Offers over £335000 are invited

Laurel Bank is an exceptional four bedroom detached period property thought to date back to the late 1800’s situated in an elevated position offering wonderful sea views across Uig bay. The property sits within large well maintained private garden grounds extending to approximately 0.5 acres or thereby (to be confirmed by title deeds).

Laurel Bank is an impressive Victorian property which has been lovingly renovated and maintained by the current owners. The property has retained much of it’s original character and charm and boasts many fine features of it’s era such as high ceilings, cast iron fireplaces, solid wooden floors and deep window sills. The current owners have sympathetically restored and renovated the steading to provide additional accommodation and have created a lovely modern annex with many original features.

The beautifully proportioned accommodation within is spread over two floors. The lower level consists of an entrance porch, hallway, sitting room, formal dining room, kitchen and inner hall. The grand staircase leads to a large split level landing with access to three en-suite bedrooms and W.C. The adjoining annex hosts a large and bright entrance hall, bathroom and bedroom on the ground floor with stairs leading off to the loft room on the first floor.

Externally the property has beautiful private garden grounds with tarmac driveway which leads to a gravel parking area. There is also several outbuildings including a car port within the grounds providing additional storage. The well presented garden grounds host several trees along with well established shrubs and bushes and flower beds.

Laurel Bank provides a rare and exciting opportunity to purchase a unique property offering well proportioned accommodation for any family or could equally be used as an exceptional Bed and Breakfast in a prime location. Must be viewed to appreciate character and charm of this special property.

Ground Floor

Entrance Porch

Half glazed UPVC door leads into a bright and welcoming entrance porch with windows to the side. Fully V-lined. Solid wood flooring. Access to hallway via wooden glass panel door with glazed side panels.

6’10 x 6’01 (2.10m x 1.87m)


Large entrance hallway providing access to dining room, sitting room and inner hall with staircase and wooden banister leading to the upper level. Half V-lined walls. Carpeted.

14’04 x 6’11 (4.39m x 2.11m) at max.

Dining Room

A light and spacious dining room with windows to the front boasting sea views over Uig Bay. Deep window sills. Decorative cast iron fireplace with wooden surround and mantle. Recessed shelved display. Solid wood flooring. Painted.

14’01 x 13’07 (4.30m x 4.16m)

Sitting Room

Large warm sitting room with windows to the front overlooking Uig Bay. Deep window sills. Access through to kitchen. Multi fuel stove with slate hearth. Painted decor. Solid wood flooring. Recessed shelved displays to either side of the stove.

13’08 x 13’08 (4.18m x 4.18m)


Spacious family kitchen with ample base units and contrasting worktop over. White composite one and a half bowl sink. Tile splash back. Window to side overlooking the garden. Door off to inner hallway. Built-in recessed storage. Boiler housing. Painted. Laminate flooring.

14’10 x 13’07 (4.52m x 4.16m) at max.

Inner Hall

Inner hall providing access to main hallway and annex. Built in under stairs storage cupboard. Partial V-lining. Half glazed UPVC door leading through to Annex. Laminate flooring.

8’09 x 5’03 (2.68m x 1.61m) at max.

First Floor


Impressive stairwell leading up to split landing accessing three en-suite bedrooms and W.C. Velux window to rear.  Partial V-lining. Loft access. Consumer unit housing. Carpeted.

13’01 x 6’10 (4.00m x 2.10m) at max.


Cloakroom hosting W.C. and wash hand basin. Velux window to the front. Built in shelving. Painted. Carpeted.

5’01 x 3’03 (1.55m x 1.00m)

Bedroom One

Large warm and bright en-suite double bedroom with window to the front overlooking Uig Bay. Deep window sill. Feature fireplace with exposed stone and wooden mantle. Carpeted. Painted. Door off to en-suite.

13’11 x 13’09 (4.25m x 4.19m) at max.


Modern en-suite comprising: W.C and sink and mains water shower with tiled shower enclosure. Extractor fan. Painted. Cork tile flooring.

5’10 x 5’00 (1.79m x 1.54m) at max.

Bedroom Two

Generous double en-suite bedroom with window to the front overlooking Uig Bay. Deep window sill. Painted stone fireplace. Carpeted. Painted decor. Door off to en-suite.

14’03 x 13’10 (4.36m x 4.22m) at max.


Modern en-suite comprising: W.C and sink and mains water shower with tiled shower enclosure. Extractor fan. Painted decor. Cork tile flooring.

5’11 x 5’02 (1.81m x 1.59m) at max.

Bedroom Three

Good sized double/twin en-suite bedroom with window to the side overlooking the garden. Deep window sill. Housing for the hot water tank. Painted decor. Carpeted. Door off to en-suite.

13’08 x 13’07 (4.18m x 4.16m) at max.


Modern en-suite comprising: W.C and sink and mains water shower with tiled shower enclosure. Extractor fan. Painted decor. Cork tile flooring.

5’09 x 4’06 (1.78m x 1.40m) at max.



Bright and airy L-shaped hallway providing access to bathroom and bedroom with stairs leading off to loft room. Three half glazed UPVC doors leading to garden. Windows to side and front. Under stairs storage cupboard. Vaulted ceiling. Painted. Solid tile flooring.

18’05 x 16’05 (5.61m x 5.01m) at max.

Bedroom Four

A lovely double bedroom with window to the front. Feature stone fireplace with original cast iron fireplace. Exposed roof beams. Painted decor. Laminate flooring.

12’11 x 12’05 (3.96m x 3.81m)


Modern family bathroom housing white three piece suite comprising of W.C, wash hand basin and bath with shower over.  Velux window to the rear. Chrome heated towel rail. Tile walls and flooring. Extractor fan.

6’06 x 5’09 (2.00m x 1.76m)

Loft Room

Bright dual aspect room offering the potential for a number of uses. Three windows to the front and one to the rear. Exposed beams. Two built in storage cupboards. Painted. Cork tile flooring.

19’05 x 12’03 (5.93m x 3.74m)



Laurel Bank is set within a substantial garden plot hosting many trees, shrubs, bushes and flower beds. Parking is provided to the side of the property on the gravel or in the carport. The gardens are fully enclosed with the rear garden being in an elevated position with tiered areas.

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


Uig is the main ferry terminus with regular sailings to the outer isles of Harris & Lewis via Tarbert and the Uists’ via Lochmaddy. Local services include a general store, petrol station, pub, bakery and the local Isle of Skye Brewery. Secondary education is provided in Portree, some 18 miles to the south, together with all the facilities you would expect of a modern town including supermarkets, shops, banks, cottage hospital, swimming pool/leisure centre and library. With its ferry links, Uig benefits from a daily bus service to Portree with onward links to the mainland. It is also only a short distance to the heart of the Quiraing and the Trotternish Ridge and only a short drive to the north you have the ruinous Duntulm Castle.


From Portree follow the A87 heading towards Uig. Upon entering Uig take a right at the sign post A855 for Staffin and follow this road for a short distance with Laurel Bank being clearly signposted on your right hand side.