Situated in a picturesque setting and enjoying spectacular views towards the Cullins and across the surrounding area, this de-crofted plot offer purchasers the opportunity to create a lovely home in the tranquil crofting township of Kilbride, which is ideally placed to take advantage of the many activities and ample facilities that the area has to offer.
Excellent opportunity to acquire a plot occupying a scenic position, from where panoramic stunning views towards the Cuillins and across the area are afforded, the subjects for sale comprise of a site which extends to c. ¼ acre or thereby (to be confirmed with title plan), on which planning in principle consent has been obtained. The plot is located just off the township road with the house site ideally positioned to capture the fantastic views and offers an ideal location to build a property in a lovely tranquil setting. The area is renowned for the wild-life and bird-life which are in abundance and it would not be unusual to spot deer, sea eagles, lapwings along with many others species prevalent to the area. Swordale is also close by and has an abundance of archaeological, historical and geographical interests. Sites in this area and location do not become available very often and this is a rare opportunity to acquire a plot within a pretty township. Although Kilbride is quite secluded it is also well positioned to take advantage of the many features and attractions the area has to offer.
Planning permission in principle has been granted for the erection of a single or 1 ½ storey dwelling house, which was granted on 30/03/2016 and is valid for 3 years from that date. The planning reference number is 16/00191/PIP and full details can be obtained from the Highland Council website www.highland.gov.uk using the reference number. Copies of this permission are also available on request from the Isle of Skye Estate Agency offices. Interested parties may wish to contact the planning office main number: 01349 886 606 to speak to Highland Council Planning Department. Please note that the office operates an appointment system and enquirers are advised to contact the office in advance to arrange.
The township of Kilbride is located some 5 miles from Broadford which is the largest village in south Skye and offers the facilities you would expect of a thriving area including a supermarket, petrol station, bank, builder’s merchant and selection of small shops, hotels and restaurants. There is also a modern doctor’s surgery and cottage hospital. Other main services are available in Portree the capital of the Island some 25 miles north of Broadford, where the secondary school is also located. The Skye Bridge which connects the Island to the mainland at Kyle of Lochalsh is some 26 miles from Kilbride and from there, are regular rail and bus connections to Inverness the capital of the Highlands.
From the A87 take the B8083 turning at Broadford Hotel signposted to Elgol and Torrin. Follow the road for approx 5 miles. You will come to the fork in the road, sign posted to Kilbride which carries straight on and over the cattle grid. The plot is located on the right hand side directly off the township road and is easily identifiable with the ‘red stick markers’ on the fence and pegs in the ground that mark out the area. Refer to plans