Waterfall Cottage, Glendale

Offers over £260000 are invited

Waterfall Cottage is a delightful two bedroom detached cottage located in the rural township of Holmisdale. The cottage occupies an elevated position within a 7.5 acre small holding boasting widespread views over the surrounding area. 

Waterfall Cottage is a two-bedroom detached property set within a small holding extending to 7.5 acres or thereby . The property has been well maintained by the current owners and is currently operating as a holiday let. 

The accommodation within comprises of: entrance hallway, lounge, kitchen and bathroom on the ground floor. The first floor hosts a landing and two bedrooms. The property further benefits from UPVC double glazing, storage heating and an open fire in the lounge.

Externally the property sits within fully enclosed garden grounds. The garden hosts a stone byre which offers the potential to be converted subject to all the necessary consents. Surrounding the immediate garden grounds is a small holding extending to approximately 7.5 acres or thereby. The property is accessed via a private drive which leads to private parking to the side of the property.

Waterfall Cottage presents a fantastic opportunity to purchase a delightful home and small holding in a peaceful setting and must be viewed to fully appreciate the package on offer.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hallway

A half glazed UPVC door leads into the entrance hallway. Access to lounge, kitchen and bathroom with carpeted stairs to the first floor. Vinyl flooring. Wallpapered. 

2.49m x 3.85m (8’01” x 12’07”) at max.


Bright dual aspect lounge with windows to the front and rear elevations . Open fire with stone surround and tile hearth with electric fire insert. Carpeted. Wallpaper.

3.75m x 3.52m (12’03” x 11’06”). 


Generous size kitchen with a good range of base and wall units and contrasting worktop over. Freestanding electric oven and hob. Stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. Dual aspect with windows to the front and rear elevation. Vinyl flooring. Wallpaper.

3.75m x 2.40m (12’03” x 7’10”).


Bathroom comprising W.C., wash hand basin and bath. Frosted window to rear elevation. Tile splashback. Vinyl flooring. Wallpaper. 

2.56m x 1.46m (8’04” x 4’09”).

First Floor


Landing with windows to to the rear elevation. Access to two bedrooms and Built-in storage cupboard housing the consumer unit. Carpeted. Wallpaper. 

2.48m x 1.81m (8’01” x 5’11”) at max.

Bedroom One

Double Bedroom with Velux to rear elevation. Built in storage cupboards (one housing the hot water tank). Coombed ceilings. Carpeted. Painted/wallpaper. 

3.60m x 3.43m (11’09” x 11’03”) at max.

Bedroom Two

Double/twin bedroom with Velux to the rear elevation. Built in storage cupboard. Coombed ceilings. Carpeted. Painted/wallpaper. 

3.59m x 3.25m (11’09” x 10’08”) at max.



Waterfall Cottage benefits from generous sized garden grounds which are mainly laid to lawn. There is a stone byre to the side of the property which offers additional storage and has the potential to be converted into additional accommodation subject to the relevant planning and consents. Parking is provided on the driveway to the side of the property.

Small Holding

In addition to the garden ground is a small holding extending to approximately 7.5 acres or thereby (to be confirmed by title deed). The small holding runs to the front, rear and sides of the property and extends across the township road extending to the River Hamera. Outline planning permission has previously been granted for the erection of a dwelling house on the land although this is now lapsed and any potential purchaser would have to submit and apply for a new application should they wish to develop the land.

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


Holmisdale is a thriving community situated in the popular Glendale area that has its own village shop and post office and a recently completed Community Centre. Dunvegan the nearest main village is some 9 miles away and enhanced facilities are available from Portree the Islands capital town some 30 miles east. Secondary schooling is available in Portree and a school bus service operates.


From Dunvegan follow the road signposted to Glendale. As you enter Glendale, go past the village hall. Take the left hand turn into Holmisdale, passing the Post Office and shop. Waterfall Cottage will be clearly signposted on your right hand side.