Vatten House, 10 Vatten, Harlosh

Offers over £110000 are invited

Vatten House is a five bedroom traditional detached former croft house located in the picturesque township of Vatten, Harlosh set within mature private garden grounds close to the shore of Loch Vatten. The property is in need of complete renovation and offers prospective purchasers an exciting opportunity to restore a charming traditional property. 

Vatten House is a substantial traditional property set in a private setting less than 4 miles from Dunvegan and all amenities on offer. The property requires renovation but still hosts an abundance of original features including thick stone walls, deep window sills, v-lining and solid wood doors. The well proportioned accommodation is set out over two floors and comprises: entrance porch, entrance hallway, lounge, dining room, kitchen, two inner hallways, bathroom and double bedroom on the ground floor with four further bedrooms and a landing located on the first floor.

The property is surrounded by private garden grounds with mature trees and bushes which is overgrown but does offer lovely views across the surrounding croft land and Loch Vatten. 

Vatten House offers an excellent opportunity to create an ideal family home or holiday retreat, upgraded to your own taste and specification that must be viewed to appreciate what is on offer.


Ground Floor

Entrance Porch

Entrance Porch accessed via fully glazed external door. Window to the front. Fully V-lined. Stone flooring. Open archway leading through to hallway.

5’07 x 4’07 (1.71m x 1.41m)


Entrance hallway providing access to lounge, two inner hallways with stairs leading to the first floor. V-lining. Vinyl flooring.

6’00 x 3’07 (1.83m x 1.11m)


Dual aspect lounge with windows to the front and side. Deep window sills. Open fire with tile surround and hearth. Fully V-lined. Carpeted.

15’01 x 13’08 (4.61m x 4.17m)

Inner Hallway

Bright hallway with window to the front. Access to dining room and kitchen. V-lined. Vinyl flooring.

9’01 x 3’04 (2.78m x 1.03m)


Large kitchen with window to the front. Range of wall and base units with worktop over. Stainless steel sink and drainer. Half glazed external door to rear garden. Stairs leading to bedroom five. Door off to bedroom one. Vinyl flooring.

14’03 x 13’11(4.35m x 4.26m)

Dining Room

Generous dining room with window to the rear. Fireplace with multi fuel stove, wooden mantle and brick surround. V-lined. Carpeted.

11’05 x 11’03 (3.48m x 3.44m)

Bedroom One

Double bedroom with window to the front. Open fire with tile hearth and surround. Wallpaper. Vinyl flooring.

14’03 x 10’05 (4.36m x 3.18m)

Inner Hallway

Providing access to family bathroom. Under stairs storage along with additional storage cupboard. V-lined. Vinyl flooring.

11’02 x 4’05 (3.41m x 1.35m)


Family bathroom with three piece suite comprising W.C, wash hand basin and bath with electric shower over. Window to rear. Built in storage cupboard. Partially tiled. Vinyl flooring.

7’05 x 6’04 (2.28m x 1.95m)

First Floor


Bright landing with Velux window to the rear. Provides access to three bedrooms. Fuse board. Wallpaper. Vinyl flooring.

9’07 x 3’08 (2.93m x 1.12m)

Bedroom Two

Generous sized double bedroom with window to the front. Open fireplace with tile hearth and surround. Wallpaper. Carpeted.

15’03 x 10’10 (4.66m x 3.32m)

Bedroom Three

Single bedroom with Velux window to the front. Loft access. Wallpaper. Carpeted.

10’11 x 9’05 (3.35m x 2.88m) at max.

Bedroom Four

Another generous double bedroom with window to the front. Open fire with cast iron surround and wooden mantle. Wallpaper. Carpeted.

15’00 x 12’04 (4.60m x 3.76m)

Bedroom Five

Accessed gained from stairs in the kitchen. Window to the front. Coombed ceilings. ROOM NOT ACCESSED DUE TO CONDITION.




Vatten House is set within generous garden although this is mostly overgrown and in need of attention but does offer plenty of scope for cultivation, with the position of the property within the grounds and the plantation of the trees making it  secluded and private. PLEASE NOTE, SIZE OF GARDEN STILL TO BE CONFIRMED BY TITLE.

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


The area of Vatten, Harlosh is situated on the western side of the Island and is made up of a number of smaller townships overlooking the picturesque Lochs Vatten and Bracadale. The nearest village is Dunvegan where you will find a selection of village shops, post office, bars and restaurants, as well as a doctor’s surgery and a primary school. Portree the capital of the Island is some 20 miles away and away benefits from a good selection of shops including supermarkets, hotels, restaurants, leisure facilities, swimming pool, modern medical centre and cottage hospital and secondary schooling.


From Portree take the A87 to Dunvegan, then follow the signs onto the Struan Road B855, turn right onto the A863 towards Struan passing through following the road until you reach the sign for Harlosh on the left, follow this road until you reach a red phone box situated on your right hand side, the property is located behind.