Traditional extended former croft house oozing with character, and being located in the heart of the village of Broadford, is ideally positioned to take advantage of the amenities and attractions the area offers. From the elevated setting there are widespread views across the area and towards Broadford Bay.
Limestone Cottage is a traditional extended former croft house that has been sympathetically restored over the years to create a charming property with lots of character. Original features have been retained, evidenced by the beamed ceilings, ¼ panel doors, deep window sills, sash windows and with the original stone walls exposed intermittently throughout, making a unique quaint property. Internally the accommodation comprises: – porch, hallway(s), sitting room, kitchen/dining room, kitchen area, 2 bedrooms with en-suites on the ground floor and, with landing and 2 bedrooms, both with en-suites on the upper floor. From the elevated position there are expansive views across the village, Broadford Bay and towards the mainland in the distance. To the front is a well planted pretty garden, whilst to the rear is a very generous area laid mainly to grass that provides parking space and offers scope for further opportunities due to the size. The property is accessed directly off the township road and there is additional parking on the gravel area to the side. The flexible layout will suit a variety of buyers to make family home or B&B opportunity due to the ideal location within the village.
Double doors into the porch. Caithness stone flooring.
1’ 6” x 4’ (0.47m x 1.23m)
Storm doors into hallway with double doors into the sitting room. Feature spindled staircase with central landing and window. Large storage cupboard and under stair storage housing meters. Radiator. Caithness stone flooring.
10’ 11” x 13’ 1” (3.32m x 4.14)
Cosy room with inset large multi fuel stove on stone hearth with wooden mantle. Window to front. Double door and steps give access to rear area. Radiator. Carpet.
14’ 2” x 12’ 1” (4.32m x 3.70m)
Double bedroom with window to front. Feature opening where open fire was previously and with wooden mantel. Radiator. Carpet.
14’ 2” x 12’ 11” (4.32m x 3.70)
White suite comprising W.C., wash hand basin and shower cubicle. Radiator. Tiled flooring.
6’ 6” x 3’ 5” (1.96m x 1.06m)
Hallway giving access to bedroom 2 and kitchen area. Coat hooks. Storage cupboard. Radiator. Quarry tiled flooring.
13’ 10” x 2’ 10” (4.21m x 0.88m)
Bedroom with window to rear and 2 skylights. Fitted wardrobes. Radiator. Quarry tiled flooring.
7’ 8” x 8’ 6” (2.34m x 2.62m)
Suite comprising W.C. wash hand basin, shower cubicle. Quarry tiled flooring.
6’ 5” x 2’ 7” (1.95m x 0.81m)
Currently used as a kitchen, office and second sitting room however does provide flexibility of use. Bright room with windows to rear and side and 2 skylights. Selection of wood fronted base units with wood worktop over. Space for appliances. 1 ½ bowl sink with mixer tap and drainer. Large storage cupboard. Stable door out to kitchen area. Radiator. Tiled flooring.
20’ 5” x 10’ 5” (6.22m x 3.17m) at widest.
Purpose built kitchen area to maximise space for food preparation. 4 ring gas cooker, oven and warming plate. Wall cupboard. French doors out to front plus door to rear garden. Tiled splash backs. Coat hooks. Sink. Radiator. Flagged floor.
9’ 2” x 6’ 10” (2.81m x 2.09m) at widest
Spacious area with two large storage cupboards. Window to front. Skylight to rear. Carpet.
10’ 8” x 8’ 1” (2.45m x 3.25m)
Double bedroom with window to front and Velux to rear. Radiator. Carpet.
14’ 2” x 12’ 4” (4.61m x 3.75m) into coomb
White three piece suite comprising W.C., wash hand basin and shower cubicle. Tiled walls. Radiator. Vinyl flooring.
8’ 9” x 3’ (2.67m x 0.93m) into coomb
Bedroom with window to front and Velux to rear. Radiator. Carpet.
14’ 2” x 12’ 4” (4.46m x 3.77m) into coomb.
White three piece suite comprising W.C., wash hand basin and shower cubicle. Tiled walls. Skylight to rear. Radiator. Vinyl flooring.
6’ 11” x 5’ 7” (2.12m x 1.71m)
Garden and Grounds
The immediate garden ground surrounding the property is fully enclosed which to the front is well planted with bushes, trees and shrubs which have been positioned and cultured to create a private tranquil seating area. The rear garden is well planted and makes the most of the natural terrain. A gravel pathway leads to a series of steps which ascend the incline and to three sheds and two storage units. A gate leads out to a further garden area which is mainly to grass and is accessed from the track to the rear where there is a garage and also ample parking and turning space. The very generous area offers several options for use along with gardening opportunities. In addition to the rear parking there is off road parking on the gravel area to the front 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
Broadford is one of the main villages on the Island and is popular with locals and tourists alike, with easy access to many coastal, hillside and mountain walks offering spectacular views and scenery, and with Broadford bay also providing a fabulous outlook towards the Islands of Pabay and Crowlin, with Applecross on the mainland in the distance. The area provides all the services you would expect of a thriving village including a supermarket, selection of shops, bank, 24 hour petrol station, builders merchant, restaurants and bars. Amenities also include a medical centre and cottage hospital. Primary schooling is available in Broadford with secondary schooling in Portree the Islands capital, some 25 miles to the north. The village lies approximately 7 miles to the east of the Skye Bridge which provides easy access to the mainland.
From the A87 in Broadford take the road sign posted to Lime Park/Black Park and turn right at the top. Limestone Cottage is a further down on left with house name on the plaque.