Mungo’s Den, 11 Portnalong, Portnalong

Offers over £180000 are invited

Mungo’s Den is a beautifully renovated two bedroom cottage in the rural crofting township of Portnalong on the Minginish peninsula affording widespread views across open croft land and a partial view of Loch Harport. 

Mungo’s Den, a former telephone exchange, has been tastefully and lovingly renovated and restored to create a beautiful cottage which has been run as a very successful holiday let for over ten years and has been featured in the Scotsman and The Observer. Great care has been taken with the finishing making Mungo’s Den a highly desirable property.

The accommodation is set out over two levels and comprises of entrance vestibule, kitchen/living area, bathroom and bedroom on the ground floor.  The first floor / mezzanine is a large bedroom and lounge area accessed via a cast iron spiral staircase. The property benefits from double glazing, underfloor heating and a wood burning stove and is decorated throughout with original and vintage objects.

Mungo’s Den is a truly charming and characterful property which would make a lovely holiday home in a popular area of Skye and viewing is a must to appreciate the offering.

The property is being sold fully furnished.

Ground Floor

Entrance Vestibule

Entrance vestibule accessed via composite external door. Access to open plan kitchen/living area. Slate tiled flooring. Painted in neutral tones. Loft access. Small window to front.

Size: 1.92m x 1.70m (6’032 x 5’06”)

Kitchen/Living Area

Bright dual aspect kitchen/living area with windows to the front and side elevation. Lounge area with wood burning stove. Slate tiled flooring. Access to bathroom. Access to Bedroom.

Kitchen with range of  solid wood wall and base units. Butler’s sink. Integrated electric oven and hob with stainless steel extractor hood over. Integrated fridge and washer / dryer. Tiled splash back. Dining table and chairs. Slate tiled flooring. Painted in neutral tones. Cast iron spiral staircase leads to first floor. Painted in neutral tones.

Size: 5.54m x 3.99m (18’02” x 13’00”)


A bright, good size bedroom with bunk beds. Slate tiled floor. Window to rear. Painted in neutral tones.

Size: 2.84m x 2.25m (9’03” x 7’04”)


Large bathroom with white suite comprising of  W.C, wash hand basin and bath with rainfall shower over. Frosted window to the side. Slate tiled flooring. Heated towel rail. Tiled walls.

Size: 2.81m x 1.56m (9’02” x 5’01”)

First Floor / Mezzanine


The mezzanine area is accessed from the lounge area via a cast iron spiral staircase. There is a Super-King bed at one end and and a seating area at the other. Three Velux windows in the roof. Window in gable end. Views towards MacLeod’s Tables and Loch Harport. Carpeted. Painted in neutral tones. Coombed ceiling. Wash hand basin.

Size: 8.59m x 3.95m (28’02” x 12’11”)



There is a small, private seating are to the rear of the property. Parking is available 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


Portnalong is a crofting community situated some 3 miles from Carbost the nearest main village where facilities include a village shop and post office, a hotel and the world famous Talisker Distillery and Visitors Centre. There is also a primary school in Carbost and secondary schooling is available in Portree, the Island’s capital


From Portree head south on the A87 until you reach Sligachan. Turn right onto the A863 signposted to Dunvegan. After about 4 miles you will take a left hand turning signposted Carbost/Portnalong (B80090). Continue on this road passing through Carbost (you will pass the Talisker Distillery)and Fernilea until you reach Portnalong. Mungo's Den is located directly opposite Taigh Ailean, the local hotel.