Sandamhor Bothy for Sale – SOLD

Sandamhor Bothy is now SOLD

The Isle of Eigg Heritage Trust (IEHT) wishes to sell Sandamhor Bothy plus adjoining land extending to 1/4 acre, at Sandamhor on the Isle of Eigg.

The Isle of Eigg Heritage Trust are looking for a purchaser that wants to live on Eigg full time and will be an active contributing member of the community.

Description: Sandamhor Bothy is a single room building, formally shepherd’s dwelling and holiday accommodation, requiring extensive renovation and improvements. The plot enjoys easterly views across the seascape towards the Scottish mainland. Access is via a shared unsurfaced and rough access track.

The building is stone built and contains a single room divided by a low wall. Water is supplied to an inside sink and outside toilet. There is currently a cast iron wood-burning stove installed in the property.

Services: There is a water supply, requiring improvement, a septic tank, gas pipework for a propane cylinder and a 5kW Eigg Electric connection. Access will be via a rough track (70 metres long) shared with Sandamhor Farm partnership.

Price: Offers over £65,000 (sixty five thousand pounds). Isle of Eigg Heritage Trust (IEHT) do not undertake to accept the highest, or any offer for the property.

Closing Date 1st November 2021.

For full details, please download the using the download button below.

Home Report and valuation

The surveyor’s valuation which states “The property is below the tolerable standard and not currently suitable for full time occupancy. A programme of upgrading and an extension will be required. The property does not require a home report if marketed nor should it require an energy performance certificate due to its size.” For a copy of the full valuation report email:

Viewing and further questions

If you be interested in finding out more or want to arrange a viewing, please contact

Ferries in October

Summer timetable until Sunday 17th October

Please note, the published CalMac summer timetable should be checked against the summer tidal timetable as the arrival and departure times to Eigg may be different to those published

Winter timetable from Monday 18th October There is no tide timetable for the winter schedule

Book and pay for your ticket for the CalMac ferry by calling 01687 310 240 option 2

In addition to the CalMac ferry from Mallaig, Arisaig Marine has also decided to extend its season and run ferries to Eigg on the following dates, allowing a day visit to Eigg if a weekend viewing is not a possibility.

Tuesday 12th October, leaving Arisaig at 10am

Friday 15th October, leaving Arisaig at 10am

Tuesday 19th October, leaving Arisaig at 10am

Friday 22nd October, leaving Arisaig at 10am

Booking via Arisaig Marine’s website or by phone on  01687 450224

Trains on Sundays
Please also be aware that there are train strikes on Sundays and so there are no trains on the Glasgow to Mallaig line on Sundays at the moment. 

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