Otterburn 2, 28 Melvaig, Gairloch, IV21 2EA

Under offer
Key Details

Reception Rooms:






Energy Efficiency:


Council Tax:

Band F


Under offer


Hallway, utility room, open plan lounge/dining/kitchen area, 2 bedroom and shower room.


Breathtaking panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean with the Isle of Skye, Rona and Raasay beyond are enjoyed from this 2 bedroom semi-detached cottage, with stone bothy/outbuilding, situated in a remote cliff top village approximately 10 miles from the popular holiday village of Gairloch in the west-coast of the Scottish Highlands. The property is currently used as a holiday let and is in a fantastic location for those looking for peace and tranquillity. It is also a great base for enjoying outdoor pursuits with beautiful beaches and mountains close-by.

General Information

The village of Gairloch is a popular tourist destination on the North Coast 500 Route and has breath taking scenery, beaches and a harbour. It also has a golf course, small museum, several hotels, convenience stores, petrol station, medical centre, bank and a fantastic leisure/community centre.

Both primary and secondary schooling are available in the village. Inverness City is approximately 70 miles from Gairloch and provides an extensive range of retail, business and leisure facilities. Inverness also benefits from excellent transport links by road, rail and air. Inverness Airport offers national and European flights.

Viewing highly recommended.



Conservatory 9.67m x 2.10m (31’8” x 6’10”)

Doors and windows to front enjoying the panoramic views of the ocean and countryside. Tiled walls and flooring. Door to hallway.

Hallway 2.64m x 1.72m (8’8” x 5’7”)

Window to side. Door to utility room and open plan lounge/dining/kitchen area. Vinyl flooring.

Utility room 1.39m x 2.40m (4’7” x 7’10”)

Base unit with worktop. Plumbed for washing machine. Coat hooks. Hatch to roof space. Expelair extractor. Vinyl flooring.

Open plan lounge/dining/kitchen area

Lounge/dining area 5.87m x 2.38m (19’3” x 7’10”)

Double aspect to conservatory and hallway enjoying the ocean views. Spotlights. T.V. point. Smoke alarm. Carpet.

Kitchen area 2.79m x 2.33m (9’2” x 7’7”)

Wall and base units with worktop and tiled splash back. Stainless steel sink with right hand drainer. Fridge. Freezer. Integrated ceramic hob, extractor and electric oven. Plumbed for dishwasher. Smoke alarm. Vinyl flooring.

Shower room 2.27m x 1.85m (7’5” x 6’1”)

Window to rear. White WC and wash hand basin with glass shelf and mirror above. Shower cubicle with Triton Cara electric shower. Expelair extractor. Wet wall to walls and ceiling with spotlights. Vertical heated towel rail. Vinyl flooring.

First floor landing

Dog legged staircase with hand rails to first floor. Window to rear. Doors to two bedrooms. Smoke alarm. Carpet.

Bedroom 1 (Sea Thrift) 4.91m x 2.87m (16’1” x 9’5”)

Double aspect with spectacular views of the ocean. T.V. aerial. Carpet.

Bedroom 2 (Bluebell) 2.92m x 3.91m (9’7” x 12’10”) at widest point

Window to front again with spectacular views of the ocean.


All flooring coverings, fridge and freezer are included in the sale price.

Heating and glazing

Electric oil filled radiators and double glazing.


Mains electricity and water. Drainage to a private septic tank.

EPC Rating F

Council Tax Band C



Bothy 9.82m x 2.74m (32’2” x 8’11”)

Currently used for storage but it has potential for conversion subject to obtaining Local Authority consents.

Garden ground

There is garden ground to the front and side. There are three pens to the front of the property for livestock.


Access to the property is by a private road leading from the B8021.

Council Tax

Understood to currently be Band F. Prospective purchasers should however contact The Highland Council directly for confirmation. Details of Council Tax rates can be found on The Highland Council website.

Energy Performance

Energy Efficiency Rating: C

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Susan Breen was excellent returning my calls promptly and provided clear concise clarifications, the latter greatly assisted us liaising between our English solicitor dealing with our sale in Bristol and the purchase in Scotland. This all contributed to a seamless completion day and date of entry.