An immaculate and profitable cottage letting business with a spacious 5 bedroom owners’ house located on the popular Isle of Skye
Residential property for sale in Inverness IV49 9BL
Isle of Skye
Mary’s Cottages is a fantastic lifestyle business comprising 4 traditional thatched cottages together with a 5 bedroom owners’ house. Located in the village of Elgol the property is ideally situated to capitalise on everything the Isle of Skye has to offer, with daily boat trips available from the harbour into the heart of the iconic Cuillin Mountains.
The four cottages each have under floor heating, double glazing and fantastic oil fired stoves. The main living areas have vaulted ceilings whilst the bedrooms have period king sized boxed beds. There is also a gallery area which accommodates 2 single beds and each cottage has a shower room.
The owners’ accommodation comprises a modern 5 bedroom house which is situated on an elevated site adjacent to the cottages. The house is of brick/block walls which are harled externally set under a pitched tile covered roof. Internally the accommodation is suitable as a family home or indeed to be run as a guest house.
Externally the house sits in a large area of ground with a parking area to the front and rear and an area of lawn to the front. To the rear of the house is a modern general purpose shed with a conservatory constructed to the front.
The accommodation can be summarised as follows:
Ground floor: 3 Bedrooms (1 en-suite) | Kitchen | Living room | Utility room | Office | Family Bathroom
First floor: 2 Bedrooms (both en-suite) | Living room with panoramic views.
This business opportunity is ideal for an entrepreneurial family or couple looking to 'live the Highland dream' in an absolutely stunning location, with lots of scope for personalising the business. There is considerable scope for the new owners to add their own brand and style, and degree of activity to the business. Currently the business has its own very successful website www.Isleofskyecottages.com and there are also a further 11 relevant domain names which are utilised alongside the main site. Beyond this the business also advertises on a small number of internet based agencies. An additional marketing tool is through social media sites. Mary's Cottage Facebook page currently has just over 3,000 likes and keeps past, present and future guests abreast of the goings on plus special offers and the likes for last minute vacancies.
Accounts are available to interested parties after viewing.
From the Skye Bridge take the A87 to Broadford at which point a left turn should be taken onto the B8083 single track road which leads to Elgol. On entering the village of Elgol the cottages and house are on the right hand side.
Strutt & Parker
Tel: 01463 723593