Excellent opportunity to purchase a plot in the picturesque crofting township of kilbride from where excellent views across the area and towards the cuillins are afforded. Kilbride is ideally placed to take advantage of the beautiful scenery, many activities and ample facilities that the area has to offer and is also conveniently located for all the amenities that the larger village of broadford provides. The site benefits from planning permission in principle for the erection of a single or 1 ½ storey property
Occupying an excellent position just off the township road, from which there are excellent views across the area, the subjects for sale comprise of a site extending to 0.27 acre or thereby (0.11 hectares to be confirmed with title plan) and de-crofting is in the process of being applied for. This lovely site provides an ideal location to build a unique property in a lovely tranquil location from where you can absorb the ever changing and dramatic views. The wild-life and bird-life 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.
Planning permission in principle has been granted for the erection of a single or 1 ½ storey dwelling house. This was granted on 21/11/12 and is valid for 3 years from that date. Planning reference number is 12/03691/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:-Highland council Planning Department, Kings House, The Green, Portree, Isle of Skye. Please note that the office operates an appointment system and enquirers are advised to contact the office to arrange in advance.
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 township of Kilbride is located some 5 miles from Broadford which is the second largest settlement on the Isle of Skye and has good local services which you would expect of a thriving area, including a supermarket, petrol station, bank, builder’s merchant, selection of small shops, hotels and restaurants. Facilities also include 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, ignore the one to Kilbride which carries straight on and take the sharp turn to the right signposted to Elgol. The plot is lower down on the right hand side directly off the township road from where the access road would need to be formed.