Riverside Cottage, Portree

Offers over £295000 are invited


A rare opportunity to purchase a beautifully presented detached four bedroom property situated in a highly desirable location within walking distance of Portree town centre. Housing fully enclosed garden grounds with ample parking and separate double garage.

Finished to a very high standard and in ‘walk in’ condition Riverside Cottage boasts four large double bedrooms (two en-suite and two with private facilities), large entrance hallway with bespoke staircase, modern open plan living/dining and kitchen area, sunroom, utility area, two shower rooms and ample storage. Hosting modern clean Upvc double glazed windows throughout and oil fired central heating, Riverside Cottage would make a lovely family home whilst offering the potential for use as a Bed & Breakfast establishment, with the large double garage giving the potential for conversion to a self-contained unit.

The garden grounds are of a generous size with manicured lawn area and gravel drive to the front, a raised decking area giving access to the property, low maintenance garden grounds surrounding the property with a raised bed and patio drying area.  The property comes with ample off street parking for several cars and a timber garden shed.

Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate what is on offer.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hallway

Large Bright t-shaped open hallway giving access to all rooms. Accessed via half glazed Upvc door from decking area to front of property. Continuing through featured archways to all rooms. Beautiful bespoke carpeted staircase giving access to upper floor. Under stair storage cupboard and space. Radiator. Laminate flooring throughout.
15′ 00″ x 18’06” at max. (4.59m x 5.61m) at max.


Large bright modern room accessed from hall via wooden six pane glass door. Dual aspect with picture window giving views to Cuillin Mountains and front garden. neutrally decorated throughout. Carpeted. Large radiator and electric feature fire. Access through archway to dining/kitchen area.
16’09” x 12’07” at max (5.13m x 3.85m) at max.

Kitchen/Dining Area

Generous contemporary living area with kitchen and dining combined making an excellent space for family dining and entertaining. The room is fully open plan with feature porthole window to the rear, wooden six pane glass French doors giving access to conservatory, large picture window and access to utility area, archway to living room and open access to hallway. A modern kitchen with good selection of base and wall units. Bowl sink with mixer tap, fitted oven and microwave, electric hob with hood and large fridge freezer. Storage cupboard. Radiator and laminate flooring throughout.
20’03” x 10’11” at max (6.19m x 3.34m) at max.

Sun Room

Spacious bright modern living space with ample seating area affording views to the Cuillin Mountain range . Accessed via wooden six pane glass French doors. Upvc windows. Laminate flooring. Radiator.
19’03” x 13’13” at max. (5.80m)x(4.32m) at max.

Utility Room

Accessed through rear half glazed Upvc door or 6 pane wooden door from kitchen with two storage cupboards, one housing fuse box. Ample worktop space, base and wall units, sink with drainer and space for appliances. Laminate flooring. Upvc window to rear garden.
7’11” x 10’07” (2.43m) x (3.25m)

Shower Room

Modern white 3 piece suite comprising W.C, large corner shower cubicle with mains shower and wash hand basin set in vanity unit with storage drawers below. Chrome accessories. Heated chrome towel rail. Tiled floor to ceiling.
6’05” x 5’11” (1.97m x 1.82m)

Bedroom One

Large bright neutrally decorated double bedroom with Upvc picture window to front garden. Radiator. Carpet.
12’00” x 11’07” (3.66m x 3.54m)

Master Bedroom

Generous double size bedroom with large picture window to front garden. Good sized walk in wardrobe with window and ample storage. Neutrally decorated. Radiator. Carpet. Door to en-suite bathroom.
18’08” x 13’01” at max (5.71m x 4.00m) at max.

Master En-Suite Bathroom

White three piece suite with large corner shower and bath. Upvc frosted window to rear garden. Floor to ceiling tiles. Wash hand basin set in vanity unit with storage drawers below. Chrome accessories. Heated chrome towel rail.
11’05” x 6’00” (3.49m x 1.84m)

First Floor


Affording access to bedroom three and large storage cupboard. Fitted carpet. Access to inner hallway through wooden door.
6’04” x 3’01” (19.4m x 0.93m)

Inner Hallway

Bright spacious area giving access to bedroom two and shower room. Velux window to rear garden. Combed ceiling. Loft access. Carpeted.
5’10” x 5’08” (1.79m x 1.74m)

Shower Room

Bright space fitted with a three piece suite comprising wash hand basin, WC and large corner shower unit. Heated chrome towel rail, half tiled with vinyl Flooring and Velux window.
6’04” x 7’00” at max (1.95m x 2.13m) at max

Bedroom Two

Double bedroom, neutrally decorated with built in storage cupboard, carpet, radiator, combed ceiling and Velux window
10’11” 13’09” at max. (3.33m x 4.20m) at max.

Storage Cupboard

Large walk in storage cupboard with ample space. Large Upvc window to rear. Carpeted
2’09” x 6’00” (0.84m x 1.83m)

Bedroom Three

Generously proportioned double bedroom with en-suite shower room accessed via wooden door. Three Velux windows to the front flood the room with natural light. Neutrally decorated and carpeted. Radiator. Combed ceiling. Access to office/walk in wardrobe via wooden door.
13’05” x 12’11” at max. (4.11m x 3.96m) at max.

En-Suite Shower Room

Bright space fitted with a three piece suite comprising wash hand basin, WC and large corner shower unit. Heated chrome towel rail, half tiled with vinyl Flooring and Velux window.
4’11” x 7’05” (1.51m x 2.28m)

Office/Walk in Wardrobe

Large open space accessed via wooden door from bedroom three. Combed ceiling. Carpeted. Radiator. Upvc window to side of property. Currently used as storage however offers a variety of uses such as an office or large walk in wardrobe.
13’00” x 9’07” (3.96m x 2.93m)


Double Garage

Large double garage with ample internal storage space and upper floor. Two electric up and over doors to front and Upvc half double glazed door to side. Dual aspect Upvc windows. Fitted shelving and Two built in storage cupboards. Concrete floor. Power and electric light connected. Work has already commenced with stairs case and insulation being input. Provides an excellent opportunity to convert into self-contained annex.
25’04” x 20’02” at max. (7.74m x 6.15m at max.)


Large fully enclosed garden area surrounds the property. With lawned and gravelled area to the front and a gravelled area to the side of property allowing for ample parking. A driveway to the rear leads to the double garage. Steps then lead down to the patio drying area of the garden which is located to the side of the property. There is a wall housing a raised bed area with various plants, shrubs and flowers to the rear of the property. A good sized timber garden shed and smaller shed housing the boiler are also included.

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


Located on Staffin road and within walking distance of Portree town centre. Portree is the principal town on the island and benefits from a selection of shops, restaurants, public houses, cinema, sports facilities, a medical centre, community hospital, primary and secondary schools.


From Somerled Square, follow the A855 to Staffin, follow this road for approx. 1 mile. Riverside Cottage is located on the left hand side of the road.