Modern laird's home with direct loch access and private grounds spanning 2.5 acres for sale on Skye

Live like a modern day laird in this luxurious property, which boasts stunning views, loch access and all mod cons.

On the market with Galbraith for offers over Β£535,000, Crionach House was built in 2002 and lies in a private setting in the scattered crofting township of Kingsburgh on the north-west coast of Skye.

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Picture: Galbraith

The house was designed by renowned architect, Ian Begg, in the style of a traditional Scottish laird's house and has been positioned to enjoy the spectacular views over Loch Snizort to the Cuillin mountains and to the Outer Hebrides.

Picture: the living room, Galbraith

Described by Galbraith, the property would make an ideal holiday home or business potential: "The design cleverly captures the scale and style of a period home with the benefits of modern specification of fittings and insulation to create a comfortable and easily run family home, while the understated interior with its natural finishes reflects the surrounding landscape and the full height glass wall fills the house with natural light and the benefits of solar gain.

Picture: the dining room, Galbraith

"The house would lend itself to being used as a high-end guest house, which would generate a significant return for a purchaser keen to make a lifestyle change to one of Scotland's key destinations."

Picture: one of the bedrooms, Galbraith

Comprising four bedrooms (three en suite), a drawing room, dining room, fully fitted kitchen, utility room, two cloak rooms, a bathroom and attic rooms - which could be turned into further accommodation - the property is perfect for anyone looking for an island retreat.

Picture: the kitchen, Galbraith

Features include a galleried, full height hall with slate tiled floor and underfloor heating, feature plasterwork, wood panelled walls, a range style cooker, feature fireplaces and triple aspect windows.

French doors from the magnificent drawing room lead out to the garden, which makes up part of the 2.5 acres of land that come as part of this stately abode.

Picture: Galbraith

The grounds also include a one bedroom holiday cottage, the sale of which is available by separate negotiation.