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Isle of Skye waterside property for sale

An impressive former schoolhouse, Aird House has been sympathetically converted to create a spacious and flexible property in a secluded setting overlooking a the sea on the Isle of Skye.

Built in 1876 the house was converted into a private residence post 1954 and is now a charming property combining traditional and modern characteristics. Accommodation includes the hallway, the front-facing dining room, and a spacious kitchen with Rangemaster on the ground floor, and two double bedrooms and a single bedroom/study plus a family bathroom upstairs – the master bedroom is located in parts of the old schoolroom and as such is bright and airy and offers wonderful views.

Another part of the former school is now the sitting room, with high ceilings, a picture window, archway and original wood paneling.

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Outside are large private gardens laid mainly to lawn with an orchard, all bounded by a stone dyke wall with a variety of trees, plants and shrubs. There are three outbuildings, including a timber shed and a timber workshop.

The Isle of Skye is a stunning scenic island located off the north west coast of Scotland. Aird House is situated near the southern end of the Sleat Peninsula in the picturesque town of Aird on a beautiful, sheltered part of the island. The villages of Ardvasar and Armdale are four miles away- the ferry departs for the short crossing to Mallaig from Ardvasar, and the villages between them have very good local facilities. Broadford, 20 miles away, has hotels, restaurants, a supermarket, hospital, banks and other useful local amenities.

The guide price is £370,000. For further information please contact Strutt & Parker on 01463 719 171 or visit

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