Puffin Cottage, Milovaig

Offers over £225000 are invited

Puffin Cottage is an immaculate architect designed two bedroom detached property located in the picturesque township of Milovaig. Occupying an elevated position from where uninterrupted views across Loch Pooltiel and the Little Minch to the Isle of Harris are afforded.    

Built in 2006 to a Skye Homes design, Puffin Cottage marries the look of a traditional build yet is built to a high modern standard boasting contemporary open plan living. Puffin Cottage is presented in walk-in condition with high quality fittings and fixtures and finished with light and contemporary decor. In addition the property further benefits from under floor electric heating throughout, UPVC double glazing, generous garden grounds and detached garage prime for conversion into additional accommodation.

The bright and airy accommodation within comprises of; entrance porch, open plan kitchen diner, lounge, bathroom and two double bedrooms (one en-suite).

Externally the subjects are set within neat and well maintained garden grounds. The gardens are established and well stocked with shrubs, vegetable patch, lawn and patio area to the rear. The detached garage offers the potential for conversion into additional accommodation with services already on site. The land to the rear offers further development opportunities with planning being previously granted for a self contained annex.

Puffin Cottage presents a unique opportunity to purchase an impressive home or holiday let with the potential for further development in a stunning setting.


Ground Floor

Entrance Porch

Bright and welcoming entrance porch accessed via half glazed UPVC external door. Ample space for hanging coats and storing shoes. Neutral decor. Tile flooring with underfloor heating. Access to internal accommodation via half glazed door.

5’10 x 4’09 (1.78m x 1.47m)

Open Plan Kitchen Diner

A most impressive and spacious open plan kitchen diner with open archway leading to the lounge. Dual aspect windows to front and rear of the property with sea views. Modern fitted kitchen with ample wall and base mounted units with contrasting work top and breakfast bar. Stainless steel sink and drainer. Integrated fridge freezer and washing machine. Electric hob and oven with extractor. Tile splash back. Neutral decor. Tile flooring with underfloor heating.

17’08 x 17’00 (5.39m x 5.18m) at max.


Bright dual aspect lounge with windows to the side and front offering sea views. Beautiful feature stone fireplace with oak beam mantle and slate hearth with inset wood burning stove. Neutral decor. Tile flooring.

13’09 x 12’02 (4.19m x 3.72m) at max.


Open plan hallway affording access to all accommodation. Loft access. Two large storage cupboards. Neutral decor. Tile flooring with underfloor heating.

7’10 x 3’06 (2.39m x 1.07m)


Modern family bathroom with white suite comprising of W.C., pedestal basin, glazed shower enclosure with mains shower. Tiled flooring and walls. Chrome heated towel rail. Shelved recess. Extractor fan. Frosted window to the side. Underfloor heating.

9’00 x 6’07 (2.76m x 2.02m) at max.

Master Bedroom

A spacious master bedroom with two windows to the side which flood with room with natural light. The room benefits from en suite facilities and ample built in storage. Neutral decor. Tile flooring with under floor heating.

21’09 x 10’07 (6.64m x 3.23m) at max.


The en-suite wet room has been finished to high standards and includes a walk-in mains shower, WC and wash hand basin. Chrome heated towel rail. Extractor fan. Fully tiled walls and floor with underfloor heating.

8’02 x 3’01 (2.51m x 0.96m)

Bedroom Two

Double bedroom with window to the front affording sea views. Built in double wardrobe. Neutral decor. Tile flooring with under floor heating.

11’04 x 9’01 (3.48m x 2.78m) at max.




A substantial detached block built garage set to the side of the property which offers the potential for a variety of uses subject to any necessary planning consent/building warrant. Water and electricity are connected along with insulated flooring and walls. Up and over garage door to the front. UPVC double glazed window to the rear along with a UPVC door to the side.

21’04 x 14’09 (6.51m x 4.51m)


The property is situated in fully enclosed generous garden grounds. The driveway leads up to the front of the property providing parking and access to the garage. Predominantly the front garden is laid to lawn with planted shrubs and bushes with a vegetable patch to the side. There is a gravel patio area to the rear of the garden which is south facing and is planted with flowers and shrubs. Also included is additional land which has previously had planning permission granted for a self contained annex to the rear 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


Lower Milovaig is a small township located in the Duirinish peninsular on the north west of the Island and it is home to the world famous ‘Three Chimneys Restaurant’. The area is popular with those wishing to enjoy the outdoors with a good range of places to enjoy including Neist Point lighthouse and MacLeod’s Tables.
The closest village is Dunvegan some 8 miles away - home to Dunvegan Castle – seat of the Clan MacLeod and one of the oldest inhabited castles in Europe. Dunvegan has good local services including shops, post office, primary school, village hall, medical centre, hotels and restaurants and the world famous Dunvegan Castle. The Island’s capital is some 32 miles away and has all the services and facilities you would expect of a growing town including supermarket, builders merchants, cinema, good range of shops, hotels, bars, restaurants, secondary schooling and a cottage hospital.


Heading towards Milovaig from Glendale take the left hand turn as if heading towards Neist Point. Take the next right turn at the bus shelter signed posted Milovaig and continue on this road, Puffin Cottage will be the first house on your left after you pass the red phone box.