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Excellent Development Site on the Isle of Skye

Isle Of Skye, Highland, Scotland

  • Freehold Price: £340,000
Seller Reference: Kilmarie Hatchery
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Seller Reference: Kilmarie Hatchery
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  • Excellent development site with substantial footprint in a superlative setting on the picturesque Isle of Skye

  • Previously traded as a hatchery the sale includes a modern 3-bedroom family home in an area of immense natural beauty

  • Excellent timber outbuilding with great potential for reinstatement to its former use subject to consents

  • Extending to around 14 acres with parking for up to ten vehicles

  • Rare opportunity to acquire a charming business opportunity in a most stunning rural setting but close to facilities and amenities

The Kilmarie Hatchery site is a non-operational fishery, set within the subjects is a 3-bedroom family house. The property is in a most charming setting on the picturesque Isle of Skye. The buildings have a most substantial footprint with shared access via a farm road. The site is 11 miles outside the popular village of Broadford which offers a wide range of facilities including supermarkets, hospital and schooling. Kilmarie Hatchery boasts a truly stunning location with views to the Cuillin Mountains in an area of unmatched natural beauty. The industrial unit has previously traded as a hatchery and has the potential to be reinstated to its former use subject to the necessary consents. The site would suit a wide range of business opportunities from accommodation-based trading to a production-based unit i.e. fish farm, microbrewery etc. The site also has potential to generate hydro income with a ten-year dam inspection carried out in April 19. Included in this sale is a three-bed cottage and a lovely private loch which sits adjacent to the hatchery site and is accessed via a track through the heather.

The Isle of Skye, or in Scots Gaelic 'Eilean A Cheo' meaning Misty Isle, is located on the north western coast of Scotland and is a world-renowned holiday destination for a great number of reasons, appealing to a wide range of visitors. The site at Killmarie Hatchery offers a fantastic lifestyle business set in a breath-taking location near the village of Torrin on the Isle of Skye nestling close to the head of Loch Slapin, a narrow sea loch in South-West Skye. Overlooking Blaven and others famous Cuillin mountains, the site lies between the settlements of Broadford (5 miles) to the North and Elgol (8 miles) to the south of the property. This unique location enjoys fantastic views of sea and mountains, with an open vista allowing views up and down the sea loch as well as up to Blaven, Belig, and the Red Cuillin. Key peaks within the area include Beinn Dearg Mhor 709m; Beinn Dearg Bheag 582m; Bla Bheinn (Blaven), 928m; Clach Glas,786m; Garbh-bheinn, 808m; Gars-Bheinn, 895m and Sgurr nan Each, 720m. There is a network of low-level, coastal and mountain footpaths within the vicinity of the site which makes this a most popular tourist destination. The village of Elgol is also hugely popular as a tourist destination, as well as having a fishing harbour which is also the starting point for sea-trips into the Cuillins, and the Small Isles. The Isle of Skye is a spectacular place to visit not only because of the scenery but also for its fantastic wildlife including golden and sea eagles, otters, seals, deer, sharks and whales. The nearby village of Broadford offers a wide range of facilities including shops, supermarket, fuel station, hospital, medical facilities, hotels and restaurants. Primary schooling is provided in Elgol, with secondary and college education provided in Portree.

The industrial unit has previously traded as a hatchery and has the potential to be reinstated to its former use subject to the necessary consents. This large unit has a substantial footprint of c550m2. The unit is of timber construction with sheet metal profile roof. Internally the building has an office and staff facilities and will be sold as seen.

A most attractive feature of this self-employment business opportunity is the accompanying owner’s accommodation. The property was originally constructed in 1990 is of timber frame and block construction and is fully double glazed throughout. The cottage offers three bedrooms and would offer a sound family home in an incredible setting. The property would also make an excellent self-catering cottage if new owners had a desire to go down this avenue. The accommodation encompasses;

Lounge/Dining Area (4.1m X 3.6m)
Family lounge area with front elevation and stunning views.

Kitchen (4.1m X 3.6m)
The kitchen area has a window to the front elevation. There are wall and floor mounted kitchen units with corner display shelves. Well-equipped with modern appliances.

Master Bedroom (3.52m X 4.94m)
Large double bedroom with front elevation with stunning views over the Loch and Cuillin mountains beyond. Storage heater, storage cupboard and two large window units.

Family Bathroom (2.18m X 1.71m)
Modern family bathroom with wet walled shower and mixer taps. W.C. and unit mirror with shelves.

Bedroom 2 (3.5m X 4.94m)
This is a front facing double bedroom with two large window units with attractive views towards the Cuillins.

Bedroom 3/Study (4.12m X 2.3m)
Currently configured as a study, single bedroom with storage heater and cupboard.

Utility Room (2.3m X 2.36m)
Window to the back of the house, door to the rear with good sized cupboard for coats and shoes.

Boiler Room (0.9m X 1.65m)
Storage cupboard with boiler and fuse box.

Downstairs Bathroom (2.0m X 1.3m)
W.C. with wash hand basin and mirrored cabinet above.

Access to the site is shared via a farm track through a metal gate. The site itself is enclosed and has a car park area which could accommodate 10 vehicles comfortably. There is a track which leads to the private loch area.

The site benefits from mains electricity and water. Drainage is through a septic tank. Cooking is all electric. The property is double glazed and uses electric storage heaters.
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