Salen, Marishadder, Staffin

Offers over £260000 are invited


Salen is a well presented detached four bedroom bungalow located in the peaceful crofting township of Marishadder affording widespread views across the surrounding croft land. 

Salen is well maintained four bedroom bungalow set in the rural crofting township of Marishadder, a short drive from the village of Staffin and all amenities on offer. Sitting in generous garden grounds within easy commuting distance to Portree and Uig, Salen offers spacious family accommodation with bright, well proportioned rooms and ample built in storage space.

The accommodation within comprises of: entrance vestibule, hallway, lounge, kitchen, utility room, shower room, four bedrooms and bathroom. Further benefitting from oil fired central heating, double glazing and open fire in the lounge.

Externally, the property is set within private garden grounds which are mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs, bushes and trees. The property is accessed via a shared access driveway with parking available to the side of the property.

Salen presents a wonderful opportunity to purchase a lovely family home and must be viewed to fully appreciate what is on offer.

Ground Floor

Entrance Vestibule

A wooden external door with frosted glass panel and frosted side panel leads into the porch. Frosted glass door through to hallway. Painted in neutral tones. Parquet flooring.

2.00m x 1.79m (6’06” x 5’10”).


T-shaped hallway providing access to lounge, kitchen, bathroom and four bedrooms. Three built in storage cupboards. Loft access. Painted in neutral tones. Carpeted.

7.93m x 4.12m (26’00” x 13’06”) at max.


Bright and spacious lounge with picture window to the front elevation affording views over the surrounding area. Open fireplace with tile surround and hearth. Painted in neutral tones. Carpeted. Door to hallway.

5.21m x 4.83m (17’01” x 15’09”) at max.


Fitted kitchen with a good range of wall and base units with contrasting worktop over. Integrated electric oven and hob with extractor over. Stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. Tile splashback. Dual aspect with windows to the rear and side elevation. Ample space for dining table and chairs. Vinyl flooring. Painted in neutral tones. Doors to hallway and utility.

4.67m x 4.68m (15’04” x 15’04”). 

Utility Room

Utility room with window to rear elevation. Wall and base units. Stainless steel sink and drainer. Wooden external door with frosted glass panel to rear elevation. Consumer unit housing. Vinyl flooring. Painted in neutral tones. Access to shower room and kitchen.

2.45m x 1.65m (8’00” x 5’04”) at max. 

Shower Room

Shower room comprising W.C., wash hand basin  and disabled access electric shower. Wet wall to shower enclosure. Painted. Vinyl flooring. Chrome heated towel rail. Extractor fan.

2.43m x 1.80m (7’11” x 5’04”) at max.

Bedroom One

Spacious double bedroom with window to the front elevation. Built in wardrobe. Carpeted. Painted in neutral tones.

3.55m x 3.00m (11’07” x 9’10”).

Bedroom Two

Double bedroom with window to rear elevation. Carpeted. Painted in neutral tones.

3.61m x 2.97m (11’09” x 9’08”).

Bedroom Three

Good size double bedroom with window to the front elevation. Built in wardrobes. Carpeted. Painted in neutral tones.

4.71m x 2.91m (15’05” x 9’06”) at max. 

Bedroom Four

Double bedroom with window to rear elevation. Built-in storage. Carpeted. Painted in neutral tones.

4.06m x 3.01m (13’03” x 9’10”). 


Family bathroom suite comprising W.C., wash hand basin and bath. Frosted window to rear elevation. Tiled splashback. Painted. Vinyl flooring.

2.31m x 3.61m (7’06” x 11’10”) at max.



Salen is set within delightful private garden grounds. The gardens  are mainly laid to grass with established shrubs and bushes.  Access is gained via a shared access driveway from the township road, parking is provided to the side of the property on the gravel driveway.

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


Marishadder 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 & Marishadder just beyond the "Columba 1400" and follow the road for approximately 2 miles. Continue past the turn off for Maligar. You will pass through a small cluster of houses with Salen being the second driveway on your left after the house on the right with a walled garden.