Burn House

Glenbrittle, Carbost, Isle of Skye, IV47 8TA

Offers Over £155,000

0.13 acres

  • A renovation project in a beautiful setting at the foot of the Cuillin mountains.
  • A traditional cottage in need of full renovation.
  • Detailed planning consent and services on site.
  • Potential to create a stunning contemporary home.
  • Spectacular views to the Cuillins and Loch Brittle.
  • Close to Glenbrittle Beach and the Fairy Pools.
  • An ideal base from which to enjoy the island.
  • About 0.05 hectares (0.13 acres) in all.

Burn House is in the scattered township of Glenbrittle on the west coast of Skye. The house is in a spectacular setting, at the foot of the Cuillin mountains and close to the point where the River Brittle flows into the loch. Formerly the manager’s house for the neighbouring farm, the house is now in need of full renovation and offers the rare opportunity to create a contemporary home, subject to the necessary consents, in one of the most popular destinations on the island.The Isle of Skye is the best known of the Inner Hebridean islands off the west coast of Scotland. Famous for its romantic, historical associations and magnificent landscape dominated by the Cuillin mountains, the island is very popular attracting tourists throughout the year as well as those who seek to enjoy a peaceful lifestyle in unspoilt and beautiful surroundings. Glenbrittle is an ideal location for the outdoor enthusiast, from regular sightings of native wildlife to the challenge of mountain climbing, kayaking and sailing on Loch Brittle.Carbost, about a 20 minute drive away, has a general store and primary school, while Portree has a good range of shops and facilities including two supermarkets, banks, pharmacies and a secondary school. Inverness, about 3 hours’ drive away, has all the facilities of a modern city including its airport with regular flights to the south and Europe.Burn House is approached from the single track public road, a driveway over which the owners have a right of access leading to a parking area at the side of the house.The property is now uninhabitable, but the accommodation formerly comprised an entrance porch with bathroom, 4 ground floor rooms and 3 rooms and a box room on the first floor. Detailed planning consent was granted on 3rd April 2020 for a three bedroom house incorporating the original features of the property along with contemporary elements.https://wam.highland.gov.uk/wam/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=summary&keyVal=Q62CRSIHMFE00 A bore hole has been installed within the site but isn’t yet connected to the dwelling, electricity is in place and there is a wayleave for the septic tank.The house is in a poor state of repair and it isn’t safe for viewers to enter the property. A structural appraisal from 2019 including internal photographs is available on request to those who have viewed the property externally.