Plot at 9 Lower Halistra, Waternish

Offers over £100000 are invited


Rare and exciting opportunity to acquire a de-crofted building plot extending to approximately 0.55 acres or thereby ( to be confirmed by title deed) located in the picturesque township of Halistra from where panoramic sea views across Loch Bay and The Minch towards the Outer Isles are afforded.

The site is located in an enviable shore side position boasting stunning sea views across Loch Bay and The Minch towards the Outer Isles. The subjects for sale have been granted planning in principle for the erection of a single storey dwelling house. The house site and garden ground extends to approximately 0.55 acres or thereby (to be confirmed by title deeds) and has been de-crofted.

The building plot is accessed from the quiet township road  with services believed to be located close by. The site is level and is ideally positioned to take advantage of the views on offer and provides a fantastic opportunity to create a bespoke home in a shoreside location.

Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the setting and views on offer.

Planning Permission:

Planning in principle has been granted for the plot of land for the erection of a single storey dwelling house. Full details are available on request. Planning was granted on 31st August 2021 and is valid for 3 years.  All documents can be viewed on the Highland Council Website, using the planning reference numbers 21/03093/PIP.  Interested parties may also wish to contact planning direct at Dingwall office. Telephone 01349 868600.


Halistra is a crofting township which forms part of the larger area known as Waternish on the north west of the Island. The nearby fishing village of Stein is just a short drive away and home to Skye’s oldest hostelry – The Stein Inn. Other local attractions include the Lochbay Seafood Restaurant, a dive centre and art galleries. There is also an excellent public jetty at Stein. The closest village is Dunvegan some 5 miles away which has a good local services including shops, bakery, petrol station, health centre, hotels, restaurants and the world famous Dunvegan Castle – the historic seat of Clan MacLeod. The Island’s capital is some 21 miles to the south and has all the services and facilities you would expect of a growing town including many shops, restaurants, hotels, leisure facilities, swimming pool, secondary schooling and a cottage hospital. Primary education is currently offered at Knockbreck school.


From Portree take the A87 towards Dunvegan, continue on this road until you reach the turn off on your right hand side for Waternish. Follow the B886 Waternish road and you will come to the township of Lochbay. Continue along this route towards Dunhallin and Hallin, continue on this road passing the church on your right hand side just beyond this take the left hand turning sign posted Carnach. Follow the road to the end where the plot is located.