Heathercrest, Mallaig, PH41 4QX

Price Guide £265,000.00
  • Architect Designed Detached Villa
  • Idyllic Coastal Location
  • Outstanding Sea Views
  • Lounge with Impressive Multi-Fuel Stove
  • Entrance Conservatory
  • Upper Sitting Room
  • Kitchen & Dining Area
  • Utility
  • 5 Bedrooms (Master En-Suite)
  • Bathroom & Shower Room
  • Double Glazed
  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Garden with Garage
  • EPC Rating: D 63

Property Description


Situated in the heart of the coastal village of Mallaig with its bustling port, the subjects of sale form an imposing detached villa boasting arguably some of the best sea views on the West Coast. Offering spacious, flexible accommodation over two floors, Heathercrest benefits from double glazing, oil fired central heating and a newly installed multi-fuel stove. 

The accommodation comprises – entrance conservatory, hallway, lounge with multi-fuel stove, kitchen & dining area, utility, rear porch, two bedrooms and shower room all on the ground floor. Stairs to the upper hallway lead to the bright and spacious sitting room with dual aspect views, master en-suite bedroom, bathroom and two further bedrooms.

Property Description

Heathercrest forms an imposing detached villa, boasting panoramic sea views across to the islands of Eigg and Skye. Commanding a truly elevated prime position above the fishing port of Mallaig on the west coast of Scotland, the property is set in private garden grounds with garage and carport.

Whilst modernisation would be advantageous, the property is in good order both internally and externally and benefits from double glazing and oil fired central heating. Offering spacious rooms in a convenient layout, Heathercrest enjoys a newly installed, impressive multi-fuel stove in the main lounge, sea views from most rooms and a striking entrance conservatory.

The accommodation on offer would provide the successful purchasers with a superb permanent family home as is currently used, an idyllic holiday retreat or an excellent bed and breakfast business opportunity in a buoyant tourist market.


Mallaig is a popular west coast village, situated at the end of the “Road to the Isles” from Fort William to Mallaig. With its coastal situation, it is an ideal location from which to explore this extremely attractive part of the Highlands. Ferries operated by Caledonian MacBrayne and Western Isles Cruises sail from the port to Armadale on the Isle of SkyeInverie in Knoydart, and the Isles of RùmEiggMuck, and Canna. The village itself has hotels, restaurants, shops, superb bakery, gallery, primary and secondary schools, while further facilities are available in Fort William, to which there is a link by both road and rail, including the Jacobite Steam Train.


Entrance Conservatory

With fully glazed door and decorative panoramic windows to view. Door and window to hallway.


L-shaped, with stairs to upper level. Built-in understair cupboard. Patio doors to kitchen/diner. Doors to lounge, bedrooms and shower room.

Lounge 5.2 x 4.2 (about 17’0 x 13’9)

With windows to view and rear. Aarrow multi-fuel stove set on Brazil slate hearth and surround with wooden overmantle.

Kitchen & Dining Area 5.6 x 5.1 (about 18’3 x 16’9)

T-shaped, with windows to rear. Fitted with solid wood kitchen units offset with marble effect work surfaces. Hotpoint oven and hob with extractor fan over. Stainless steel sink unit. Tiled splashback. Three built-in cupboards. Doors to rear porch and utility.

Rear Porch

With door to side garden. Recessed shelved area.

Utility  3.4 x 1.8 (about  11’3 x 5’9)

With window to rear. Fitted with solid wood kitchen units offset with wood effect work surfaces. Stainless steel sink unit. Door to side garden.

Bedroom 3.4 x 2.5 (about 11’3 x 8’3)

With window to side.

Shower Room 2.9 x 1.8 (about  9’6 x 5’9)

L-shaped, with frosted window to side. Fitted with burgundy coloured suite of WC, wash hand basin set in vanity unit and tiled shower cubicle with mains shower. Tiled splashback. Wood lined walling. Built-in cupboard with double louvre doors.

Bedroom 4.6 x 3.1 (about 15’ x 10’3)

With window to front.

Upper Hallway

With large built-in cupboard. Doors to sitting room, bedrooms and bathroom.

Sitting Room 5.1 x 4.5 (about 16’9 x 14’9)

With dual aspect windows to views. Wall lights with matching central  pendent. 

Master Bedroom 5.4 x 4.2 (about 17’9 x 13’9)

With window to front. Fitted wardrobe. Fitted cupboard – housing hot water tank. Door to en-suite shower room. 

En-Suite Shower Room 2.7 x 1.8 (about 8’9 x 5’9)

With window to rear. Fitted with white suite of WC, wash hand basin set in vanity unit and wet-walled shower cubicle with Triton shower. Tiled walling. Heated towel rail. 

Bedroom 4.8 x 3.2 (about 15’9 x 10’6)

With window to side. Fitted wardrobe.

Bedroom 3.8 x 2.7 (about 12’6 x 8’9)

With window to side.

Bathroom 2.5 x 1.5 (about 8’3 x 5’)

With window to side. Fitted with avocado coloured suite of WC, wash hand basin set in vanity unit and bath. Heated towel rail.


A concrete driveway leads to a parking and turning area with garage, shed and car port, at the side of the property. To the front are raised flower beds and to the rear the property is laid in the main to lawn, offset with mature trees.

Garage 6.1 x 2.8 (about 20’ x 9’3)

With metal up-and-over door. Door and window to side. Light and power. Shelving.

Travel Directions

From Fort William, travel on the A830 Road to the Isles to Mallaig for 45 miles. When entering the village, turn right at the roundabout, past the Co-op and turn right on to Davies Brae. Follow this road and round to the left. At the Church of Scotland, turn left then immediately right. Bear left and follow the private road up to the top of the hill where Heathercrest is situated.