‘Pencarrow’ 3 Borneskitaig is a substantial, detached four bedroom property set within the friendly crofting township of Borneskitaig affording stunning views across Camus More Bay and The Minch towards The Outer Isles.
Decorated in neutral tones throughout, 3 Borneskitaig, Kilmuir is a substantial detached property set within low maintenance garden grounds in a stunning position affording widespread sea views across Camus More Bay and The Minch towards the Western Isles. On a clear day you can also see all the way to the Cuillin Range. The original croft house has been extended, finished to a high standard and offers spacious accommodation throughout.
The accommodation within is spread over two floors with the ground floor consisting of a welcoming entrance porch, lounge, sitting room, hallway, family bathroom, utility room, kitchen/diner, and family bathroom. There is a large annex/store room at one side of the property which houses a Finnish sauna and is an ideal area to store bikes, kayaks, paddleboards, etc. Two separate staircases lead to the upper floor where you will find three double bedrooms, a fourth single bedroom and two toilets & shower rooms. The property further benefits from full fibre broadband, UPVC double glazing, oil-fired central heating and Karndean flooring throughout the ground floor. There is a wood burning stove in the sitting room. In the annex/store room is a Harvia Finnish sauna offering the perfect place to de-stress.
Externally the property is set within low maintenance, private garden grounds with private drive and ample parking for several cars to the front and side of the property. The garden has several areas in which to sit providing ideal spaces to follow the sun and watch the stunning sunsets. The garden also hosts a detached garage to the side of the property which has a power supply and an electric up and over door.
3 Borneskitaig provides a fantastic opportunity to purchase a stunning home and must be viewed to appreciate the beautiful setting and views on offer. Camus More jetty is approximately half a mile from the property and is the perfect spot to launch a boat or kayak and see the area from a different perspective.
Welcoming entrance porch accessed via external uPVC double glazed door. Window to side elevation. Wallpapered in neutral tones. Karndean flooring. Access to hallway.
1.88m x 2.15m (6’02” x 7’00”)
Hallway provides access to lounge, sitting room, bathroom, dining kitchen, utility room and annex/store room. Under stair storage cupboards. Karndean flooring. Wallpapered in neutral tones. Two staircases to upper floor.
2.19m x 8.13m (7’02” x 26’07”) at max.
Lounge / Study
Bright lounge / study with picture window to front elevation. Entry via a 6 pane glazed wooden door. Wallpapered in neutral tones. Karndean flooring. Stunning views over fields towards Camus More bay.
3.34m x 4.12m (10’11” x 13’02”)
Bright, cosy lounge with window to the front elevation with window seat. Entry via a 6 pane glazed wooden door. Feature fire place with wood burning stove with American Oak surround and Caithness slate hearth. Karndean flooring. Wallpapered in neutral tones. Spectacular views over croft fields towards the Trotternish ridge.
3.64m x 4.02m (11’11” x 13’02”) at max.
Recently refurbished light, modern bathroom comprising a white oval shaped bath, pedestal wash hand basin and W.C. Frosted window to side elevation. Built in storage cupboard. Heated towel rail radiator. Karndean flooring.
2.86m x 2.14m (9’04” x 7’00”) at max.
Large, triple aspect dining kitchen with a good range of floor and wall units. Oil fired Rayburn. Integrated electric hob. Two integrated under counter fridges. One and half bowl sink with mixer tap. Tiled splash back. Karndean flooring. Space for dining table.
3.39m x 4.79m (11’01” x 15’08”).
Utility room with double glazed external door leading to garden. Wall units and space for white goods (currently houses dishwasher and washing machine). Karndean flooring. Consumer unit.
1.80m x 1.89m (5’10” x 6’02”).
Annex / Store Room
Large additional storage space with concrete floor and window to rear elevation. External door to garden. Consumer unit. Power and lighting. This room also houses the Harvia Finnish sauna.
4.96m x 3.85m (16’03” x 12’07”).
First Floor (front)
The first floor at the front of the property is accessed via a carpeted staircase. The landing then provides access to two double bedrooms and a shower room. Velux window. Loft access. Wallpapered.
Generous double room with window to front elevation. Built in wardrobe. Carpeted. Wallpapered in neutral tones. Coombed ceiling. Views across croft fields towards Camus More bay.
3.36m x 4.09m (11’00” x 13’05”).
Spacious double bedroom with window to front elevation. Built in wardrobe. Carpeted. Wallpapered in neutral tones. Coombed ceiling. Views across croft fields and of the Trotternish Ridge.
3.45m x 4.08m (11’03” x 13’04”).
Comprising white W.C., pedestal wash hand basin and shower unit. Respatex wet wall at shower. Painted. Vinyl flooring. Velux window. Extractor.
2.82m x 1.39m (9’03” x 4’06”).
First Floor (rear)
A carpeted staircase leads to a landing providing access to a double bedroom, box room and shower room. Loft access.
Large, king-size bedroom with window to rear elevation affording views towards the Minch and Western Isles. Built in wardrobes. Carpeted. Wallpapered in neutral tones. Velux to side elevation. Views across fields towards The Minch and the Outer Isles.
3.33m x 3.27m (10’11” x 10’08”).
Fourth Single Bedroom
Box room currently used as a music room. Velux to side elevation. Wallpapered in neutral tones. Carpeted. Shelved storage area.
1.86m x 4.06m (6’01” x 13’04”).
Impressive modern shower room comprising shower unit with Mira Sport electric shower, white W.C., and pedestal wash hand basin. Velux to side elevation. Karndean flooring. Respatex wet wall at shower. Painted. Extractor, Heated towel rail radiator.
The property is set within low maintenance, private garden grounds with private drive and ample parking for several cars to the front and side of the property. The garden has several areas in which to sit providing ideal spaces to follow the sun and watch the stunning sunsets. The garden also hosts a detached garage to the side of the property which has a power supply and electric up and over door. The garden also contains many shrubs and several fruit trees and has been planted extensively with Spring bulbs.
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
Borneskitaig is a small, friendly community located within the coastal township of Kilmuir, just north of Uig. Facilities in Kilmuir include a primary school, village hall and church. Uig is just a short drive south and is the main ferry terminus with regular sailings to the outer isles of Harris & Lewis via Tarbert and the Uists’ via Lochmaddy. Local services in Uig include a general store, petrol station, pub, bakery and the local Skye Brewery. More enhanced services including supermarket, many restaurants, banks, a cottage hospital and secondary school can be found in Portree, the island’s capital some 20 miles south. Merchants selling locally caught fresh fish and shellfish also visit Borneskitaig weekly. The Tesco supermarket in Dingwall deliver groceries (ordered online0 to the village all in Uig, 6 miles away, every day of the year except Christmas and New Year's Day. 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 ruins of Duntulm Castle, former home to the MacDonalds of Sleat. It is also a short walk from the house to the spectacular coastline, cliff walk and the Cave of Gold.
Heading north out of Uig you will pass through Linicro and Kilmuir before reaching Kilvaxter. Take the left turning signposted Camus More. Follow this road passed the ruined church and take the right hand fork. Pencarrow is situated on the left beyond the large agricultural shed. The property name is on the gate.