The Old Church, Torrin

Offers in the region of £295000 are invited

 

The house will be sold as a going concern and the price includes all the furniture, fixtures and fittings, website and all future bookings.

Unique spacious property located in the picturesque and popular village of Torrin from where breath taking views across the area towards the Cullin, Blaven and Loch Slapin are captured. The Old Church has lots of character and the versatile accommodation offers a perfect family home, holiday retreat, B&B potential, or holiday let which has also proven successful over the years.

The Old Church is situated in the picturesque village of Torrin which has a diverse breath taking landscape of rugged countryside set within the valley created by the magnificent back drop of both the Black and Red Cuillins, with Loch Slapin at the heart. The property was converted into a spacious comfortable family home in 1992 resulting in an excellent blend of traditional and modern features which cater for modern day living. Benefitting from Upvc windows and doors, oil central heating and a Rayburn fitted in the kitchen, making it warm and cosy whilst still retaining character with old features evident such as the deep window sills and walls which illustrate the thickness of the construction, along with a timber theme throughout.  Whilst the sitting room is good place to relax with the picture window affording fantastic views, and the dining area is excellent for entertaining family and friends, there is also the social area which is another quirky focal point.  Overall the accommodation comprises of entrance hallway, cloakroom, sitting room, dining area, reading/study room, utility, kitchen, bedroom (with en-suite), social area and shower room on the ground floor. The upper floor comprises: landing(s), 3 bedrooms (one with en-suite) and shower room. Neutrally decorated throughout and well presented this delightful property provides a perfect family home, holiday retreat, B&B potential, or is ideal for the holiday letting market which has proven very successful over recent years.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hallway

Upvc door with side screen provide entry into the property and the accommodation within is as follows:Entrance area with space for changing footwear and coats etc. Coat hooks. Radiator. Timber flooring.
7’ x 6’ (2.13m x 1.83m)

Cloakroom

Comprises white W.C. and wash hand basin. Part tiled splash backs. Timber flooring.
5’ 5” x 3’ 11” (1.67m x 1.20m)

Dining Area

Open plan style room offering space for family and friend entertaining. Stairs off to upper floor. Window to rear. Radiator. Timber flooring. Carpet.
12’ 8” x 9’ 5” (3.86m x 2.88m) at narrowest

Sitting Room

Triple aspect room with window to side and door with side screen to front providing excellent vantage points to capture the views afforded, these along with window to the rear allow natural light to flood into the room. Open plan stair case to upper floor. Radiator x 2. Timber flooring.
18’ 6” x 11’ 3” (5.65m x 3.44m) at narrowest

Social Area

Creative and quirky – this room provides and excellent area to relax and discuss the events of the day. Window to front. Timber flooring.
9’ 7” x 7’ 9” (2.93m x 2.37m)

Utility

Utility providing space for changing coats and footwear. Worktop and wall cupboards. Space for appliances. Part glazed Upvc door out to rear garden. Timber flooring.
8’ 5” x 5’ 11” (2.58m x 1.82m)

Shower Room

Shower room with white suite comprising W.C., wash hand basin and shower cubicle. Chrome accessories. Part tiled splash backs. Frosted window to front. Radiator. Vinyl flooring.
5’ 5” x 5’ 10” (1.67m x 1.80m)

Kitchen

Good selection of wood fronted wall and base units with contrasting worktops over. Window to front and part glazed Upvc door to side allowing natural light. Rayburn stove installed and space for appliances. 1 ½ bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap. Part tiled splash backs. Timber flooring.
10’ 7” x 10’ 5” (3.23m x 3.18m)

Reading Room

Relaxing area currently used as a reading /study room. Window to side. Radiator. Carpet.
9’ x 10’ (2.76m x 3.05m)

Bedroom One

Double bedroom with large storage cupboard. Window to side. Radiator. Carpet.
9’ 1” x 12’ 8” (2.77m x3.87m) at widest

En-Suite

White suite comprises W.C. wash hand basin and shower cubicle. Vinyl flooring.
6’ x 7’ 2” (1.84m x 2.18m) at widest

First Floor

Landing One

Carpeted stairs with central turn lead from the dining area to landing one. Two storage cupboards with Louvre doors. Velux window to rear. Hatch to loft. Carpet.
9’ 9” x 5’ 8” (2.97m x 1.73m) at widest

Bedroom Two

Bedroom which is currently used as a twin room. Velux window to rear. Radiator. Carpet.
12’ 8” x 9’ 6” (2.90m x 3.88m) into coomb

Shower Room

White suite comprising W.C. wash hand basin and shower cubicle. Part tiled splash backs. Radiator. Vinyl flooring.
4’ 6” x 4’ 8” (1.37m x 1.44m) into coomb.

Bedroom Three

Accessed from both landing one and landing two, another bedroom currently a twin but equally could cater for a double. Velux window to front. Radiator. Carpet.
14’ 10” x 9’ 6” (4.53m x 2.91) into coomb

Landing Two

Accessed by timber stairs from the sitting room. Large storage cupboard with Louvre doors. Hatch to loft. Carpet.
7’ 7” x 4’ 8” (2.31m x 1.42m) at widest

Bedroom Four – Master Bedroom

Generously proportioned room with timber clad walls. Ample storage provided into eaves. Velux to front. Radiator. Carpet.
14’ 11” x 9’ 3” (4.54m x 2.83) at narrowest and into coomb

En-Suite

White 3 piece suite comprising W.C. wash hand basin, Jacuzzi bath with shower over plus side screen. Velux window to rear. Vinyl flooring.
9’ 7” x 5’ 9” (2.92m x 1.75m) at widest into coomb

External

Garden

A large decking seating area is to the front from where you can sit and relax and admire the ever changing stunning views whilst absorbing the peace and tranquillity the area has to offer, including the five mountain peaks and Blaven dominating the skyline which rises up above Loch Slapin to create breathtaking dramatic scenery. The garden is well planted with bushes and shrubs which have been positioned to provide privacy without obstructing the view. The garden surrounds the property and extends to c. ¼ acre (to be confirmed with title) with gravel and grass areas and elevated at the rear. Three sheds provide storage and there is also space for storing outdoor activity items such as kayaks canoes etc. Off road parking is available directly off the township road. The owners will be happy to discuss items of furniture potential purchasers may be interested in acquiring.

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

Location

Torrin is a pretty crofting township comprising a hamlet of traditional and modern built properties within walking distance of Loch Slapin and its shoreline, with the Loch itself providing for those with interest in water sports particularly kayaking whereby the many inlets and sea lochs can be explored. Skye is internationally recognised for outdoor pursuits and Torrin is an excellent base for climbers, hill walkers and other activities due the proximity of the Black and Red Cullins which dominate the skyline to create this picturesque valley. It is not unusual to spot a host of wildlife that is prevalent to the area such as eagles, hawks, deer and otters. Broadford is the nearest main village which is some 7 miles away and offers a full range of facilities which you would expect of a larger thriving settlement. Primary schooling is available in Elgol which is c. 7 miles away, with secondary schooling in Portree some 32 miles to the north. Overall Torrin is an ideal location for those interested in outdoor and nature pursuits and also provides the perfect area for those who prefer to relax due to the peaceful surroundings.

Directions

From Broadford take the road to Elgol. After c. 7 miles enter the township of Torrin and pass over the cattle grid. Continue on the road passing a few houses and see Blue Café on the left. The property is on the right opposite and directly off the township road with the name on the stone wall.

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