Couple renovate 300-year-old stone croft house on the Isle of Skye with views of the Outer Hebrides

The aluminium panelled home with gravelled pathway has a separate outbuilding in a more traditional style with a triangle roof and brick structure
"Lochbay" is located in the Isle of Skye and has views of the Waternish peninsula which caused its owners to buy it (Image credit: BBC)

A 300-year-old stone croft house on the Isle of Skye has been renovated after a decade of work.

"Lochbay" is home to artist Denise, 74, and her husband Bob Cartledge, who bought the home due to its views of the Outer Hebrides and its unique features.

Joseph Mullane
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News Editor Joseph has previously written for Today’s Media and Chambers & Partners, focusing on news for conveyancers and industry professionals.  Joseph has just started his own self build project, building his own home on his family’s farm with planning permission for a timber frame, three-bedroom house in a one-acre field. The foundation work has already begun and he hopes to have the home built in the next year. Prior to this he renovated his family's home as well as doing several DIY projects, including installing a shower, building sheds, and livestock fences and shelters for the farm’s animals. Outside of homebuilding, Joseph loves rugby and has written for Rugby World, the world’s largest rugby magazine.