Picture of 1 GARYVARD
Offers in the region of
£ 325,000

Strictly by appointment with Ken Macdonald & Co, Stornoway. Tel: 01851 704 040


General Description

A truly unique opportunity has arisen to purchase this portfolio of properties situated in Garyvard Lochs on the Isle of Lewis. There are 3 main buildings for sale consisting of a traditional 2 bedroomed croft house, a renovated black house which  is now a studio and a stunning, newly built, contemporary Gallery space / accommodation which also incorporates a traditional Black house. There are also two newly built storage sheds.

The properties sit on a peninsula in the picturesque village of Garyvard on the Isle of Lewis. Enjoying a rural  shore side location the cottage is situated approximately 22 miles from Stornoway town centre with the neighbouring villages of Kershader and Gravir provide amenities including a shop filling station primary school and healthcare.   

 House Description

 The croft house is of  traditional "2 up, 2 down" style which consists of a lounge, bathroom and kitchen downstairs with 2 bedrooms upstairs and provides comfortable living accommodation with a cosy cottage atmosphere. There are stunning views to both sides of the house with open sea views from the kitchen and lounge.  uPVC double glazing throughout. There is an open fire in both the kitchen and lounge. There is a well kept lawn to the front of the house and trees planted to the rear providing shelter. There are vegetable plots behind the studio and a feature stone dyke wall at the entrance of the property. The boundary of the house includes the harbour to the right of the property and a traditional stone built jetty remains at the front.

 All furniture, which includes many original vintage pieces, is for sale by separate negotiation.

Studio Description

The artists studio was originally a traditional Hebridean Black house and has been thoughtfully renovated to create a lovely, airy working space. The building has been utilised as a small gallery and artists studio but could be converted into living accommodation small holiday let teashop or something similar. Quirky stone slab flooring, exposed beams and feature wooden shelving add to the charm of this desirable workspace. Electricity and mains water supplied.

Main Gallery / Office-Rest area

The main Gallery building has been recently built  in a unique contemporary style incorporating  a Gallery  / Living space, kitchen, office and bathroom. The remainder of the original Ceilidh house which houses the bedroom and bathroom has been retained and rebuilt to create comfortable living accommodation whilst the kitchen and Gallery are contained within the newly built section.  A decked balcony area surrounds the property to the front overlooking the water and out to the surrounding hills. The Gallery could be an ideal base for a creative business and home combined or could also be used as an unusual holiday let or holiday home. The vintage Post -Modern furniture and paintings can be purchased by separate negotiation.




Travel out of Stornoway town centre passing the Co-op superstore and take the first exit at the  roundabout.  Travel along the road for approximately 16 miles and take the turning to your left at the end of the village of Balallan.  Travel along this road for approximately 7 miles entering the village of  Garyvard.  Driving through Garyvard as you approach the end of the viallage you will see the property down in the bay on the left hand side of the road. Take a left and follow the road down to the property.


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