The Ice House, Portree

Offers over £250000 are invited

A unique and exciting opportunity to purchase a category B listed, former Ice House and warehouse in the heart of Portree’s bustling harbour. Positioned in a central location, a short walk from the town centre, the Ice House offers a variety of development options subject to the relevant planning consents. 

On offer is a former Ice House situated on Quay Street in the heart of Portree’s historic harbour area, the pier and harbour having been built by Thomas Telford in 1818. The premises requires upgrading but, once complete, would make an ideal business premises. Access to the lower level is via Quay Street at the harbour and access to upstairs is from Bank Street.  There are garden grounds to the side of the property.

The accommodation within comprises of: three large rooms on the ground floor and a further room running the length of the building on the first floor.

This is an excellent opportunity to purchase a local, historically important property at the heart of the community.

Ground Floor

Room One

Enter via sliding wooden door at street level. Large entrance area with sloping ceiling. Stone walls.

3.22m x 2.39m (10’06” x 7’10”)

Room Two

An opening leads to room two from room one.  There is a blocked up doorway. Stone walls.

3.06m x 4.45m (10’00” x 14’09”)

Room Three

The largest of the ground floor rooms at the rear of the property. High ceiling. Stone walls

6.15m x 4.86m (20’02” x 15’11”)

First Floor

Room Four

Access from rear of the building via wooden door. This large room stretches the length of the building and has windows on each  side and at the front overlooking the harbour. Stone walls.

10.30m x 4.86m (33’09” x 15’11”)



There are garden grounds to either side of the building and run to the top of the stairs that lead to the harbour from Bank Street.

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


Portree, the capital of the Island, benefits from all the amenities you would expect of a thriving area including a
supermarket, garage, several shops, hotels, restaurants and leisure centre. The town also has facilities of a modern medical centre,
cottage hospital and primary and secondary schooling. The location offers all the advantages of the town and yet is close enough to the many hill and coastal walks, and places of interest the area has to offer, with the Skye Bridge some 32 miles to the south providing access onto the mainland.


Travelling into Portree on the A87 follow signs for the town centre. At the Royal Hotel turn right onto Quay Street. The Ice House is at the bottom of the hill opposite the Rosedale Hotel. Car parking is available in the town centre.