Stratheyre, Kensaleyre

Offers over £250000 are invited

Stratheyre is a magnificent 3 bedroom extended former croft house set in an elevated position boasting wonderful views over Loch Eyre to the hills beyond. The property is presented in walk in condition sitting within delightful private well kept garden grounds and is located within easy commuting distance of Portree the main town on the island. 

Stratheyre is a beautiful extended traditional croft house set within manicured private garden grounds in the  township of Kensaleyre near the islands capital Portree. The property has been kept to the highest of standard within and has been moderised throughout boasting a high standard of finishing’s, fixtures and fittings, yet retains the traditional solid white quarter panel doors and fire places within. The accommodation is set out over two levels and comprises of; Entrance hallway, Lounge, Sitting Room, Kitchen, Rear Porch, Bathroom, on the ground floor with Two Double Bedrooms and Single bedroom currently used as a study on the first floor. The property further benefits from recently installed (2018) UPVC triple glazing, oil fired central heating and two wonderful multi fuel stoves, a modern kitchen, neutral decor, higher ceilings and bright open family living.

The property is surrounded by beautiful fully enclosed garden grounds which are kept to the highest of standards. There is ample private parking on the gravel driveway, with a large shed, wood stores and an immaculately kept large double block garage.

Stratheyre would make a wonderful family home set in the picturesque township of Kensaleyre boasting sea and mountain views, all within easy commuting distance of Portree or Uig and the amenities on offer.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hallway

UPVC and Triple glazed door leads to a bright and welcoming entrance hallway. Providing access to lounge, sitting room, bathroom and stairs leading to upper level.  Neutral carpet. Neutral wall papered. Space to hang coats and store shoes. Radiator.

9’02” x 7’04” (2.81m x 2.24m) at max


Warm welcoming lounge set with magnificent views over the beautiful front garden and Loch Eyre. Triple glazed picture window to front. Traditional white painted quarter panel doors. Feature wallpapered wall.  Neutral wallpapered walls. Multi Fuel Stove set in wonderful fireplace with solid stone hearth. Under stair storage cupboard. Radiator. Neutral carpet.

13’09” x 13’08” (4.21m x 4.18m)

Sitting Room

Large sitting room with picture window to the front affording views over Loch Eyre, could alternatively be used as a dining room. Wall papered with feature wall. Carpeted. Wonderful multi fuel stove set in stone fireplace with tile hearth. Accessed from entrance hallway and provides access to kitchen area. Radiator.

13’08” x 13’01” (4.19m x 4.00m)


Delightful family bathroom with modern three piece white suite comprising of bath, sink and W.C., electric over bath shower. Folding glass screen. Frosted window to rear. Laminate flooring. Radiator. Painted in neutral tones. Tile splash surround with feature border.

7’07” x 5’10” (2.31m x 1.79m)

Kitchen / Dining Area

Beautiful modern kitchen and dining area housing a range of white country styled base and wall units with complementary work top over. Modern white ceramic sink and drainer with mixer tap.  Integrated fridge freezer.  Electric ceramic hob.  Integrated electric oven and grill. Over head extractor fan. White quilted style tile splash surround.  Laminate flooring. Painted in neutral tones with feature wall and wall papered wall. Dual Aspect with wonderful views over the garden to the side and rear.  Feature spot lighting. Loft access, loft is floored, insulated and has light and power. Radiator. Space for dining area. Access to rear porch / utility area via white wooden quarter panel door. Heating control for oil central heating.

19’00” x 11’02” (5.79m x 3.48m)


Delightful addition to the property hosting plumbing for washing machine and a large base and wall unit for storage. Tile flooring.  Wooden white quarter panel door to kitchen. UPVC and glazed door to the side of the property. Neutral decor.

6’07” x 4’00” (2.01m x 1.23m)

First Floor

Landing and Stairway

Bright stairway leading to large landing which provides access to all bedrooms. Velux window to rear.  Coombed Ceiling. Loft access. Neutral wall paper. Neutral carpet. Radiator. Fuse box. Large storage cupboard housing hot water tank which was installed in 2016, this is carpeted has shelving and is painted in neutral tones.

Landing: 10’00” x 3’00” (3.32m x 0.93m)

Cupboard: 4’07” x 4’04” (1.42m x 1.32m)

Master Bedroom

Large bright double bedroom with window to the front boasting views of Loch Eyre and the Cuillin Mountain Range. Slight coomb in ceiling. Wall papered in neutral tones. Neutral carpeted. Free standing storage units. Radiator. Access from landing.

14’00” x 13’04” (4.28m x 4.09m)

Bedroom Two

Large light double bedroom with window to the front boasting views of Loch Eyre and the Cuillin Mountain Range. Slight coomb in ceiling. Wall Papered in neutral tones. Neutral carpeted. Large built in storage units. Radiator. Access from landing.

14’01” x 11’04” (4.31m x 3.47m) including cupboard.

Bedroom Three/Study

Large single bedroom currently used as a study with views to front over Loch Eyre and beyond.  Neutral carpet. Radiator. Coombed ceiling. Neutral decor.  Plumbing close by should someone wish to convert this to an additional bathroom etc.

10’08” x 5’08” (3.26m x 1.74m)



Stratheyre is set within impressive, immaculately kept garden grounds which are mainly laid to lawn with several well established flowers beds, shrubs and bushes and offers views of the surrounding croft land, across to Loch Eyre and the mountains beyond.  A private gravel driveway provides off street parking and leads to a gated entrance at the side of the property where there is steps leading to the drying area and oil tank which is hidden behind well placed bushes.

To the rear the garden is elevated and hosts a manicured lawn, a tiered area for out side dining in the sun, with a gravel path surrounding the property.  This leads to the side which houses two log/wood stores, a large wooden shed and the garage.  All kept within fully enclosed fencing and hedging, yet enjoying the sea views on offer.  Access to the garage is from the gate to the far side of the garden.


Large double block built garage kept to the highest of standard internally and externally.  Insulated roof space.  Ample lights and power points. UPVC double glazing with three windows in total, on to the rear and two to the side with magnificent sea views.  Up and Over garage door to front and UPVC and glazed door to rear. Painted concrete floor. Base and wall units for workshop space. Could be converted to a livable space subject to usual planning and building consents.

19’07” x 13’00” (5.98m x 3.99m)


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


Kensaleyre is a friendly community located some 7 miles north of Portree, the islands capital. Portree is a busy and vibrant town offering a range of facilities and services such as supermarkets, shops, hotels, restaurants, leisure facilities, a library, a cottage hospital and modern medical centre and both primary and secondary schooling. Located in the centre of the island, Kensaleyre is the ideal base for exploring the rest of the Isle of Skye.


From Somerled Square, turn right onto the Dunvegan Road (A87), turn right again along the Dunvegan Road past Portree High School and continue towards Uig. After roughly 6 miles you will reach the township of Kensaleyre. The property will be located on your right hand side with a white stone wall (just before the Eyre Junction to the right)
(Please note the property has been extended since google maps date.)