Riverside Cottage, Marishader, Staffin

Offers over £145000 are invited

Riverside Cottage is a beautifully presented one bedroom cottage set within generous garden grounds in the rural crofting township of Marishader affording widespread views across open croft land and towards the Trotternish Ridge.

Riverside Cottage is a traditional cottage located in a tranquil and private setting boasting far reaching views across the surrounding croft land. The property has been tastefully decorated throughout to create a beautiful cottage which has previously operated as a successful holiday let. The cottage retains deep sill windows in the lounge and bedroom and traditional v-lining on the bathroom ceiling.

The accommodation is set out over one level and comprises of entrance hall, lounge, kitchen diner, bathroom and one double bedroom. The property benefits from double glazing, electric panel heaters and is neutrally decorated throughout.

Riverside Cottage is a  charming, cosy property which would make a lovely home or holiday retreat in a secluded setting.

Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the setting.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

Accessed via uPVC double glazed external door.  Access to lounge, bedroom and bathroom. Laminate flooring. Painted in neutral tones. Consumer unit. Loft access.

1.43m x 1.36m (4.08″ x 4’05”)


Generous dining kitchen offering a good range of wall and floor units with contrasting worktops over. Integrated oven and hob. Stainless steel 1 1/2 bowl sink with mixer tap. Dual aspect windows affording a view to the garden and surrounding countryside. Vinyl flooring. Painted in neutral tones. Loft hatch.

3.00m x 4.38m (9’10” x 14’04”)


Cosy lounge with window to front elevation affording views to the garden and over the surrounding countryside. Laminate flooring. Painted in neutral tones. Electric stove heather. Access to kitchen.

3.72m x 3.17m (12’02” x 10’04”)


Bright, good size double bedroom with deep sill window to front elevation affording views of the garden and countryside beyond. Carpeted. Painted in neutral tones.

3.27m x 3.73m (10’08” x 12’02”) at max


Modern bathroom with white three piece suite comprising, W.C., wash hand basin and bath. Electric shower over bath. Frosted window to rear. Vinyl flooring. Walls are tiled at bath. Traditional v-lining on ceiling.

2.20m x 1.72m (7’02” x 5’07”)



The Cottage is set within fully enclosed garden grounds that are mainly laid to lawn. The property is accessed via a shared driveway with off road parking available at the side of the property. The garden grounds afford a view over the surrounding countryside and the Trotternish Ridge.

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


Marishader is a small crofting township close to Staffin on the Trotternish Peninsula of Skye and some 15 miles north of Portree the Island’s capital. Facilities in nearby Staffin include a community run shop and café, Columba 1400, post office, another local shop with petrol pumps, an excellent primary school and a doctor’s surgery, delightful cafes and galleries with an ever growing community. There is also a public slipway with boat launching facilities.


From Portree follow the A855 to Staffin, upon entering Staffin turn left at the sign for Maligar & Marishader just beyond the "Columba 1400" and follow the road for approximately 2 miles. Continue past the sign for An Cnoc B&B over the small bridge.. Riverside Cottage is down the first driveway (sign for Taigh Mhurdaidh) on the left, and accessed through a metal gate at the end.