Morvean House, Borve, Portree

Offers over £210000 are invited

Morvean House is a detached three bedroom property set within generous garden grounds  in the crofting township of Borve with far reaching views over the surrounding croft land.

Morvean House is a spacious three bedroom detached home offering well-proportioned living accommodation located within 10 minutes of Portree, Skye’s capital town.  The property is set within extensive garden grounds and boasts far reaching views across the surrounding croft land. The accommodation is set out over two levels and boasts generous size rooms with ample built in storage.

The accommodation within comprises of; Ground Floor – entrance hallway, lounge, kitchen, bathroom and two double bedrooms.  The upper level hosts one en-suite double bedroom. The subjects further benefits from oil fired central heating, UPVC double glazing and detached garage.

Externally the property sits within extensive garden grounds that is mainly laid to lawn with an established hedge bordering to provide privacy. Ample parking is provided to the front and side of the property on the tarmac driveway. Additionally there is a detached garage with electricity connected.

Morvean House provides a fantastic opportunity to purchase a family home located close to Portree.


Ground Floor

Entrance Hallway

Bright entrance hallway accessed via fully glazed UPVC door. Frosted window to rear. Access provided to lounge, two double bedrooms and bathroom with stairs leading to first floor. Built in storage cupboard with additional storage under the stairs. Wood flooring. Wallpaper.

24’02 x 6’09 (7.39m x 2.06m) at max.


Spacious lounge with bay window to front.  Working  fireplace with stone surround and slate hearth. Door off to kitchen.  Carpeted and wallpapered.

15’11 x 12’10 (4.87m x 3.94m) at max.


Good size fitted kitchen with range of wall and base units with contrasting worktop over.  Integrated electric oven and hob, microwave and dishwasher. Stainless steel 1 1/2 bowl sink and drainer. Windows to rear and front allowing in plenty of natural light. Built in storage cupboard housing hot water tank and consumer unit. Fully glazed UPVC door to garden. Painted. Vinyl flooring.

14’08 x 11’02 (4.47m x 3.41m).

Bedroom One

Generous double bedroom with bay window to front. Shelved alcove.  carpeted. Wallpapered.

14’11 x 12’10 (4.55m x 3.93m) at max.

Bedroom Two

Double bedroom with window to the side. Shelved alcove. carpeted. Wallpapered.

10’07 x 10’07 (3.24m x 3.24m).


Modern 4-piece suite comprising WC, vanity sink, bath and mains corner shower unit.  Frosted window to rear. Wet wall to shower enclosure. Chrome heated towel rail. Extractor fan. Vinyl flooring. Painted.

11’06 x 8’06 (3.53m x 2.61m) at max.

Upper Floor

Bedroom Three

Double bedroom with windows to the front.  Access to eaves. Carpeted. Wallpapered. Door off to en- suite shower room.

13’00 x 13’00 (3.98m x 3.99m) at max.

En-Suite Shower Room

3-piece suite comprising WC, sink and shower cubicle with electric shower. Wet wall to shower enclosure. Extractor fan. Vinyl flooring. Wallpaper.

10’00 x 3’09 (3.06m x 1.15m) at max.



Detached single car garage. Manual up and over door.  Windows to side elevations. Pedestrian door to side. Electricity connected. Concrete floor.


Morvean House is set within generous garden grounds which is mainly laid to lawn with mature hedging bordering to provide privacy. A tarmac driveway leads to the property with ample parking available to the front and side.

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 crofting community of Borve is located just some 4 miles north of the town of Portree, the island’s capital. The properties are the ideal base for walkers and sightseers’ alike being centrally located on the island within easy access of all areas. There is an abundance of wildlife to look out for in the surrounding area including the huge Sea Eagles with their white tipped tails, Golden Eagles, the resident seal colony in Loch Dunvegan and, if you are really lucky, you may even spot a whale, porpoise or dolphin on your travels. Primary schooling can be found locally in the nearby MacDiarmid and secondary schooling is available in Portree with a school bus service in operation. Portree is a lively and prosperous town with excellent services including supermarkets, shops, leisure facilities, a cottage hospital, modern medical centre and an excellent selection of hotels and restaurants.


Heading north out of Portree on the A87 heading towards Uig, continue on this road passing the turn off for Dunvegan. Morvean House is located on your left hand side after the junction and will be clearly sign posted.