Self-catering, cottages & holiday homes

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Kentraw Farmhouse

Bruichladdich

Kentraw Farmhouse is located in an elevated position above Bruichladdich and boasts stunning views in every direction. Kentraw offers luxury self-catering accommodation and sleeps 8-10 guests.

+ 44 (0) 1496 850643 www.kentraw.co.uk

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Fairy Hill Cottage

Kidalton

Experience a unique, secluded Victorian cottage in a stunning, tranquil area teeming with wildlife. This magical cottage sits below the Fairy Hill and is surrounded by ancient woodland. It has mountain views and nearby beaches, and is close to Ardbeg, Lagavulin and Laphroaig. The perfect place to enjoy the best of Islay. Sleeps four.

+ 44 (0) 7761 486284 www.fairyhillcottage.co.uk

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Ballivicar Apartments

Port Ellen

Three apartments with two bedrooms, the Chougherie, the Hayloft and the Bothy. Apartments have one king size bed and one twin, lounge/living area, open-plan kitchen and separate bathroom. We supply all linen and we also have a washing machine. WiFi is available for our guests.

+ 44 (0) 1496 302251 or mobile: + 44 (0) 7759 078295 www.islay-farm-accommodation.co.uk

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Tregurnog Holiday Home

Port Ellen

A modern, well-equipped holiday home situated in one of the most breathtakingly beautiful parts of Scotland. Near Port Ellen Tregurnog is next to the sea with panoramic views across to the Mull of Kintyre and Ireland.

+ 44 (0) 7810 233 044 www.islayholidayhomes.co.uk

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Ballimony Cottage

Port Charlotte

A fully renovated traditional property situated within an acre of fenced ground in a stunning location on the Rhinns of Islay. Set in open countryside, the cottage has uninterrupted views across the island and the sea to the Irish coast.

+ 44 (0) 1496 850363 www.ballimonycottage.co.uk

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Ellister Lodge

Port Charlotte/Rinns

A modern, elevated luxury farmhouse near Port Charlotte, with superb views over Loch Indaal, in a designated Special Protection Area. It sleeps up to eight and has a huge kitchen, 3½ bathrooms, new log burner and new heating system. Linens, towels and logs included. Read the reviews on our site!

+ 44 (0) 1799 543411 www.ellisterlodge.co.uk

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Rowan Cottage

Glenegedale - Port Ellen

A modern and spacious three-bedroom self-catering cottage offering spectacular views and sunsets over Loch Indaal on the Isle of Islay. Situated on the High Road between Port Ellen and Bowmore, Rowan Cottage is set in open moorland. It offers accommodation for up to seven people.

+ 44 (0) 1785 280275 www.rowancottageislay.com

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Yardarm Cottage

Portnahaven

A traditional Portnahaven fisherman’s stone cottage lovingly restored into a modern, spacious home. Enjoy views over the lighthouse, the wild Atlantic Ocean and the local seal colony. Our cottage offers three large ensuite bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and a huge lounge with wood-burner, satellite TV and WiFi.

+ 44 (0) 7890 660 631 www.yardarmcottage.com

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Ardbeg Cottage

Ardbeg/Callumkill Estate

This three-bedroom cottage (sleeps five) is situated in a secluded and elevated position near the ocean within walking distance to Ardbeg, Lagavulin and Laphroaig Distilleries. It offers much privacy, a cosy atmosphere, a fireplace, fully equipped kitchen (dishwasher) and wet room with washing machine and dryer. WiFi.

+ 44 (0) 1496 302 642 www.callumkill.com

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Callumkill Farmhouse

Ardbeg

Callumkill Farmhouse (sleeps eight) was built 200 years ago on the site of a chapel. The house has been renovated to a very high standard retaining original features. It is built on a ridge with breathtaking views over fields and the pagodas of Lagavulin to the sea - perfect for a quiet get away or a base for touring Islay. WiFi.

+44 (0) 1496 302 642 www.callumkill.com

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Shore House

Bowmore

Shore House is situated in Bowmore, backing onto Loch Indaal with magnificent views over the loch to Bruichladdich, and convenient for shops, restaurants, hotels, bike hire, swimming pool, the Gaelic language and heritage centre, and, of course, the legendary Bowmore distillery.

+ 44 (0) 1496 810269 www.shorehouse-islay.co.uk

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Lyrabus Croft Cottage

Bridgend

A unique self-catering accommodation in an old croft cottage, wonderfully renovated with a touch of luxury and with high quality furnishings and equipment. The cottage is located in a very peaceful central location on the island with super views.

+ 44 (0) 1496 850374 www.lyrabuscroft.co.uk

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Portbahn

Bruichladdich

Situated along the shoreline of Bruichladdich, Portbahn is a modern, well insulated three-bedroom house, sleeping eight. Within walking distance of Bruichladdich Distillery and with the pubs and restaurants of Port Charlotte not far away, it’s perfectly situated. Two nights' minimum stay off peak. two bathrooms, log burner, internet and large garden.

+ 44 (0) 1496 820 377 www.portbahnislay.co.uk

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Cragabus Byres

Oa Peninsula

Visit Scotland grading: 4 star

Cragabus Byres are situated amongst the stunning scenery of the Oa region on Islay, two and a half miles from the friendly village of Port Ellen. Set on the top of a hill with gorgeous views of the Oa valleys, Cragabus Byres offers self-catering in bright, modern, spacious and cosy accommodation for two people.

+ 44 (0) 7921 081 770 www.cragabusbyres.co.uk

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An Tigh Gorm

Port Ellen

This luxury spacious house is perfectly situated in the beautiful south-facing picturesque bay of Port Ellen village overlooking the yacht marina. An Tigh Gorm will comfortably sleep eight adults. We have four luxuriously proportioned bedrooms.

+ 44 (0) 1496 302 428 www.islayholidaylet.com

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A'Chroit

Port Ellen

This conveniently-situated, spacious self-catering accommodation features three bedrooms, upstairs family bathroom with electric shower, large kitchen/dining room, lounge with Freeview TV and Wi-Fi, porch, established private garden and off-street parking.

+ 44 (0) 7917 178 113 www.holidayhomeonislay.scot

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Air na Creagan

Port Charlotte

Air na Creagan (On the Rocks) is a delightful self-catering cottage for two, situated on the seafront in the picturesque village of Port Charlotte. The cottage has amazing sea views towards Laggan Point, The Oa and Northern Ireland.

+ 44 (0) 1496 850374 www.airnacreagan.co.uk

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Aldrach Cottage

Bowmore

This High Street cottage is only a short distance from the famous round church atop Main Street. The three-bedroom single-storey cottage comprises two double bedrooms and one twin, kitchen, sitting room with digital TV and DVD player, plus fully equipped kitchen. WiFi available.

+ 44 (0) 1496 810 570 www.aldrach.co.uk

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Am Fasgadh

Bowmore

It sleeps six and provides a tranquil and scenic location, with a large enclosed garden on the edge of Bowmore. It's an ideal base from which to discover all that Islay has to offer. It's available to rent throughout the year.

+ 44 (0) 7762 246 338 www.amfasgadhbowmore.com

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Am Fasgadh Cottage

Port Charlotte

This two-bedroomed cottage overlooks Loch Indaal. The cottage sits in its own grounds with a large front garden to sit in and enjoy the view, and also a large garden at the back with picnic bench.

+ 44 (0) 7713 157 604 www.nicelocal.co.uk/scotland/hotels/am_fasgadh_cottage

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Am Fearann, Persabus Cottages

Port Askaig

Persabus is the gateway to the north Islay distilleries. Stay in traditional stone-built cottages or the farmhouse suite on this working hill farm. Enjoy panoramic views across the Sound of Islay (WiFi throughout all properties).

+ 44 (0) 1496 840243 www.persabus.co.uk

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An Cala

Port Charlotte

A traditional Islay cottage on two floors, providing guests with a quietly stylish base for your exploration of the islands' many pleasures. Downstairs is a spacious, comfortable sitting room with an open fire, a television, a piano and lots of books and art for visitors to enjoy.

+ 44 (0) 7887 754 948 islayholidaycottage.co.uk

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An Conusg

Gruinart/Bridgend

An Conusg is a renovated bungalow situated on the beautiful west coast of Islay at Ballinaby Farm. The bungalow has plenty of living space and can sleep six people. The accommodation consists of two double-bedrooms and one twin-room with bunk beds.

+ 44 (0) 1496 850 482 www.islay-holiday-cottages.co.uk

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An Cuan

Glenegedale

The owners of Glenegedale House also offer this stunning holiday home nearby, only a couple of miles from the beautiful village of Port Ellen. The house has magnificent views over Laggan Bay and is beautifully situated on an elevated position.

+ 44 (0) 1496 300 400 glenegedaleguesthouse.co.uk

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An Grianan

Port Charlotte

Having been fully refurbished, this semi-detached house is bright and in excellent decorative order with high quality furniture and fittings throughout. It sleeps six and has beautiful views over Loch Indaal from the living room and sun room. WiFi.

+ 44 (0) 1496 840 597 www.angrianan-islay.co.uk

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An Innis

Port Charlotte

A large well-appointed modern bungalow situated in an elevated position a mile above the pretty conservation village of Port Charlotte. Blessed with uninterrupted panoramic views from the Paps of Jura to the Mull of Oa, it sleeps up to eight adults.

+ 44 (0) 7788474422 www.an-innis-islay.com

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An Linnean Cottage

Portnahaven

Visit Scotland grading: 5 star

The house is situated on a 300-acre farm and is a single-storey home based on a traditional Scottish longhouse with hot tub. It has been built at the top of the hill to offer unrivalled views from the farm and out to Loch Indaal, and is surrounded by spectacular fields and forestry, affording privacy and seclusion.

+ 44 (0) 7771 618 111 www.ellisterfarm.co.uk/content/an-linnean

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An Sabhal Cottages

Portnahaven

Visit Scotland grading: 4 star

The cottages were originally the 'minister's steadings', comprising stables, threshing barn etc., and have been recently developed to offer every modern comfort in south-west Islay. They are situated midway between the twin picturesque fishing villages of Portnahaven and Port Wemyss. WiFi available and pets welcome.

+ 44 (0) 1496 860293 www.ansabhalcottages.co.uk

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An Seann Sgoil

Bridgend

This luxury accommodation ("The Old School” in Gaelic) offers four stunning one and two-bedroom holiday cottages. They are ideal for couples and small family groups. Each boasts a 4* or 5* quality assurance award from the Scottish Tourist Board.

+ 44 (0) 7808 401 075 islaystay.com

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An Sonachan

Bowmore

A modernised bungalow on the edge of Bowmore with outstanding uninterrupted views of Lochindaal. Spacious, well-appointed accommodation sleeping up to six in three bedrooms. The changeover day is flexible with seven-night stay minimum.

+ 44 (0) 1381 622 422 www.ansonachan.co.uk

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Ard Chruaidh Cottage

Bowmore

The name means "bold hill" in Gaelic and you have magnificent views from it over Loch Indaal. Situated in the centre of the island between Bowmore and Bridgend, it's a traditional cottage with a big garden. WiFi.

+ 44 (0) 22642 1486 www.holiday-islay.com/ard-chruaidh.html

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Ard na Mara

Port Ellen

A luxurious three-bedroomed house situated at Emeravale, close to the village of Port Ellen. The house is extremely spacious, well-finished and sleeps eight. Wi-Fi.

+ 44 (0) 1698 888 048 www.ardnamara-islay.co.uk

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Ardbeg Distillery, Seaview Cottage

Ardbeg

Nestled in the heart of Ardbeg Distillery, Seaview Cottage is a luxurious home which was once the historic abode of the distillery managers. Now lovingly-refurbished, the cottage sleeps up to six people in three ensuite bedrooms, and the large but cosy living area is ideal for relaxing with friends and family after days exploring Islay.

+ 44 (0) 1496 302 244 www.ardbeg.com/en-gb/visit-us/seaview-cottage

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Ardnahoe Shepherd's Hut

Port Askaig/Ardnahoe

A high quality, double-bed, cosy self-catering holiday stop located on the banks of Loch Ardnahoe. It's suitable for two people, has a toilet and shower room, along with a kitchen space and WiFi. Dog-friendly.

+ 44 (0) 1496 840 533 www.ardnahoeshepherdshut.com

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Ardtalla Cottages

Ardtalla

These Estate Holiday Cottages can be found on the south-east corner of Islay, with views towards the Mull of Kintyre. There are four detached cottages which have their own unique character and are set in peaceful and scenic locations on the fifteen thousand acre Ardtalla Estate.

+ 44 (0) 1496 300 045 www.ardtallacottages.co.uk

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Argyll House Islay

Bowmore

A renovated and beautifully furnished first-floor flat in the heart of Bowmore. This two-bedroom property boasts views across the town square to Bowmore Distillery.

+ 44 (0) 7900426327 www.argyll-house-islay.co.uk

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Arichalloch Cottages

Ballimony

Set in the heart of the Rhinns peninsula between Port Charlotte and Portnahaven villages, this is the perfect location for those interested in a "chill out" or romantic holiday, as well as for the more active walking or cycling enthusiast. There are also great treats in store for the bird and wildlife watcher and the natural history fan!

+ 44 (0) 1496 860 274 www.arichalloch.co.uk

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Ballygrant Holiday Accommodation

Ballygrant

Robolls Croft, a relaxing getaway on Islay, stunning views to the Paps of Jura, free WiFi. A modern house which accommodates up to five, homely luxurious comfort. Easy walk to local coffee shop and pub.

+ 44 (0) 7789 272 301 robollscroft.com

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Ballymeanach Cottage

Ballymeanach/Portnahaven

A well-insulated converted small croft house with one bedroom and a well-equipped kitchen in an open plan living area. The cottage can sleep three and has a sofa bed in the living room. TV and WiFi.

+ 44 (0) 7742 573 658 ballymeanachcottages.co.uk/the-cottage

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Barn Cottage

Ballymeanach/Portnahaven

The cottage sleeps 4-6 people. It has two bedrooms upstairs. The bottom floor of the cottage features an open plan living area with a 40″ Smart HD TV, free WiFi and sofa bed. The kitchen is well equipped. It's a warm and inviting house to stay in whether it be winter or summer.

+ 44 (0) 7742 573 658 ballymeanachcottages.co.uk/the-barn

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Barnacle Cottage

Port Ellen/Oa Peninsula

A beautiful holiday cottage set in a stunning location next to Carraig Fhada lighthouse, overlooking Kilnaughton Bay. Luxuriously equipped, the cottage sleeps six in three bedrooms.

+ 44 (0) 7740 075582 barnacle-cottage.com

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Beachfront Cottage

Port Ellen

This luxurious house has direct access to the beach, sleeps eight in four ensuite bedrooms and has a large decking area with stunning views over the village of Port Ellen and Leodamais Bay.

+ 44 (0) 7971 043 213 www.islayselfcatering.com

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Beinn Bhan

Port Ellen

A lovely cottage with magnificent views and two luxurious double-bedrooms with ensuite shower rooms sleeping four. It has a state-of-the-art, fully-equipped kitchen and a beautifully furnished cosy lounge in which to put your feet up and relax after a day on Islay.

+ 44 (0) 7876 378 734 www.islay-old-school-cottages.co.uk/beinn-bhan

Photograph of Beinn Bhan Cottage.

Beinn Bhan Cottage

Bowmore

A large modern, self-catering property, situated a mile from the village of Bowmore. The property boasts plenty of living space and is best suited for families or large groups, sleeping up to eight adults.

+ 44 (0) 7967505991 www.beinn-bhan-islay-holiday-cottage.co.uk

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Beinn Bheigeir

Port Ellen

A beautiful two-storey stone-built house. It comprises of five bedrooms – three double, one twin-bedded and one single. The house is situated in a quiet location in Port Ellen, but still very close to all amenities.

+ 44 (0) 7876 378 734 www.islay-old-school-cottages.co.uk/beinn-bheigeir

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Beinn Mhor

Port Ellen

A two-storey cottage sleeping eight, with four double-bedrooms, one of which is on the ground floor. The decor in the luxuriously furnished lounge is simple but tasteful with french doors leading out to a decking area.  Enjoy panoramic views of Carriag Fhada Lighthouse, Kilnaughton Bay and The Oa.

+ 44 (0) 7876 378 734 www.islay-old-school-cottages.co.uk/beinn-mhor

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Bola Na Traigh

Loch Gruinart

A bungalow situated on Craigens Farm, situated at the head of Loch Gruinart. The cottage sleeps five comfortably with one double-room, one single-room and one twin-room. It has a modern fitted-kitchen and boasts stunning views over Loch Gruinart.

+ 44 (0) 1496 850 256 www.bola-na-traigh.co.uk

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Bothy Apartment - Ballivicar

Port Ellen

It has one bedroom (twin beds), living area, open-plan kitchen and ensuite bathroom. Linen and washing machine are provided. Well-behaved dogs are welcome. WiFi.

+ 44 (0) 7759 078295 www.islay-farm-accommodation.co.uk/bothy-self-catering-ballivicar

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Braeside

Bowmore

A refurbished two-bedroom end-of-terrace house situated in the heart of Bowmore. The property sleeps up to four with one double-room and one twin-room.

+ 44 (0) 1635 581293 braeside.islayinfo.com

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Bridge Cottage

Laggan Estate

Tin House as it's locally known is a two-bedroomed cottage sleeping up to four. Its central location gives easy access to all parts of Islay (2 mins to Bowmore and 15 mins to Port Ellen by car).

+ 44 (0) 1496 810 235 www.lagganestate.com/bridge-cottage

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Bridge House

Ballygrant

A welcoming and comfortable traditional stone cottage in a rural setting which sleeps five. This refurbished artist's cottage is only ten minutes drive from the ferry terminal in Port Askaig.

+ 44 (0) 1875 320 624 www.bridgehouse-selfcatering.co.uk

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Bridge House

Port Charlotte

This flat is the top half (street-level) of a stone cottage in an excellent location in the centre of the lovely conservation village of Port Charlotte.

+ 44 (0) 7787 972 514 sites.google.com/site/islayselfcateringselfcaterings

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Bruichladdich Cottage

Bruichladdich

A purpose-built two-bedroomed holiday cottage beautifully situated in the village of Bruichladdich. The cottage sleeps four, with one double and one twin-room, with a sofa bed in the living area for occasional guests.

+ 44 (0) 1496 850540 www.bruichladdichcottage.co.uk

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Caberfeidh Cottage

Bruichladdich

It's attached to Caberfeidh House, but is completely self-contained, with its own entrances and car parking. The cottage is located in Bruichladdich on the west shore of Loch Indaal, with uninterrupted views of the loch and pier.

+ 44 (0) 1360 770308 www.islayretreat.co.uk

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Cairn Cottage

Port Ellen/Kilnaughton Bay

The perfect environment to unwind, relax and explore the island. Sleeps up to 11 with beautiful sea views and plenty of living space. Available to rent year-round, the house is well-equipped, spacious and ideally suited for families and large groups. Pets welcome.

+ 44 (0) 1394 411680 www.islay-holiday-homes.co.uk

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Cala Seimh Holiday Home

Port Charlotte

The house is situated in a prime position on Shore Street and is refurbished to a high standard, with an air-source heat pump guaranteeing a constant temperature. It's a cosy and well-equipped base which can sleep eight.

+ 39 (0) 119050719 www.calaseimh-islay-holidayhome.co.uk

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Cala Sith

Port Charlotte

Visit Scotland grading: 3 star

"A peaceful haven" lives up to its name in the centre of the picturesque conservation village of Port Charlotte. It's a carefully modernised, traditional stone cottage, attractively decorated and sleeping up to six people. Pets welcome.

+ 44 (0) 1496 850 393 www.calasithislay.co.uk

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Ceannloch House

Bridgend

A refurbished, bright and airy house which has three lovely downstairs rooms including a drawing room, dining room, and TV room, along with a kitchen, laundry and toilet. Upstairs there are four beautifully decorated ensuite bedrooms sleeping up to eight people.

+ 44 (0) 1496 810 221 www.airbnb.co.uk/rooms/30392138?guests=1&adults=1&source_impression_id=p3_1648131984_l5jqpATaX%2FEuh2Tk

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Cladach Cottage

Port Charlotte

This exclusive accommodation is situated in the picturesque conservation village of Port Charlotte. It's fully furnished, includes a kitchen with integrated appliances, is split over two levels and sleeps five. There are panoramic views over Loch Indaal. WiFi.

+ 44 (0) 1436 677 797 www.cladachcottage.co.uk

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Claggan Farmhouse

Bridgend

It sleeps 12 comfortably in six bedrooms. Located in the centre of Islay one km from Bridgend looking over Loch Indaal. It's a spacious property with a sitting room, kitchen/dining room, drying room and a large games room converted from a cow byre. It's ideally situated to explore all of the island.

+ 44 (0) 1295 670 371

Photograph of Cnoc na Faire.

Cnoc na Faire

Bowmore

This lovely traditional Islay cottage has a living room with open fire. Downstairs bedroom and bathroom with two bedrooms upstairs (double and two singles). Large dining kitchen that looks onto ample garden space with outside dining/seating area. Sleeps six.

www.airbnb.co.uk/rooms/33614787?s=51&source_impression_id=p3_1648138155_L%2FvMTTzkHzSIHwg%2F

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Coillabus Cottage

Oa Peninsula

Visit Scotland grading: 3 star

This renovated cottage is situated at the heart of a working hill farm four miles from the village of Port Ellen. It sleeps six but is also perfect for couples and is growing in popularity as a "get away from it all" honeymoon destination.

+ 44 (0) 1852 200 565 www.coillabus-cottage.co.uk

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Coillabus Eco-luxury Lodges

Oa Peninsula

Visit Scotland grading: 5 star

Two beautifully crafted turf-roofed lodges each set in their own private space on the beautiful Oa peninsula offering a 5-star guest experience in an extraordinary setting. Complete with stylish, spacious interiors, a sauna and cedar hot tub, a lodge at Coillabus will make a very special base for your honeymoon, romantic getaway, relaxing island holiday or celebration. Book both lodges together for up to eight guests. Chef service and spa treatments available.

+ 44 (0) 7824 567 435 coillabus.com

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Corrary Cottage

Laggan Estate

Spacious modern living just a short distance from Bowmore with all its amenities. With its central location on Islay it provides easy access to all parts of this beautiful island. The property sleeps up to six. It has adequate parking in the natural fenced-in garden.

+ 44 (0) 1496 810 235 www.lagganestate.com/corrary-cottage

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Coull Farm

Loch Gorm

A farm cottage and luxury apartment near Islay's beautiful west coast. The farm cottage is ideal for a family, with an open-plan kitchen and living area and two bedrooms. The apartment is bright and airy, with a very large living area and one large double-bedroom sleeping two.

+ 44 (0)1496 850317 www.coull-farm-holidays.co.uk

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Crockets Cottage

Keills/Port Askaig

A lovely, renovated home-from-home in the village of Keills near Port Askaig. It has three bedrooms and sleeps six. There is a cozy living room, a spacious kitchen and it has lovely views over the Sound of Islay and plenty of walking with three distilleries nearby.

+ 44 (0) 7766 277 700 www.crockets-cottage-islay.co.uk

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Cross House West

Bridgend

It's just a mile from Bridgend going towards Bruichladdich and is set back from the road on the shore of Loch Indaal. The beach is yards away from the front gate with no road in between. You can sit in the garden and enjoy the wonderful views in all directions, wander along the beach, or head off to explore the rest of the Island.

+ 44 (0) 7798 695 764 www.ourhousesonislay.com/crosshousewest

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Drumlanrig Cottage

Carnduncan

A spacious and comfortable four-bedroom cottage, well-equipped for up to six. The large kitchen, lounge with wood-burning stove, sun-porch and terrace all have beautiful west-facing views over Loch Gorm. There’s also a playroom, garden and large shed for sports gear. Near to beaches, hills, standing stones, distillery, RSPB etc.

+ 44 (0) 7710 187 952 www.islay-drumlanrig.co.uk

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Dundonald

Bowmore

A beautiful, refurbished house in the centre of Bowmore, only metres away from the pier and harbour. The house has a double and a twin-bedroom upstairs, with a large sitting room and open fire downstairs as well as WiFi.

+ 44 (0) 1496 850382 islaycottages.com/accommodation/dundonald-cottage

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Eallabus Cottage

Bridgend

Fully modernised and furnished to the highest standards. The cottage sleeps four, has a TV with Freeview, Hi-Fi, electric cooker, microwave, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer and a payphone. Linen, towels and logs for open fire are provided.

+ 44 (0) 1496 810 221 www.islayestates.com/cottages/eallabus

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Easter Ellister Farmhouse

Portnahaven

Visit Scotland grading: 4 star

Set on a 300-acre Highland farm and has been luxuriously renovated to provide spacious and homely family accommodation for up to 11 guests. Set only 400 yards from the ocean, the house boasts fabulous views over Loch Indaal and to the Mull of Oa and has all the mod cons you'd expect from a fabulous holiday home and more!

+ 44 (0) 7771 618 111 www.ellisterfarm.co.uk/content/ellister-farmhouse

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Eighteen West End

Port Charlotte

Situated in the picturesque village of Port Charlotte, the house is bright, well-equipped and comfortable. It is in a perfect location for all amenities with hotels, general store and sandy beach all within a five-minute walk. The accommodation offers stunning views over Loch Indaal.

+ 44 (0) 131 3373535 www.i-m.mx/jimbojambo1/18westend

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Eilidh's Guest House

Port Ellen

A family-run guest house offering lovely views over the Bay. It has three affordable ensuite rooms located in the heart of Port Ellen with WiFi.

+ 44 (0) 7874 285 881 www.eilidhs-guesthouse-islay.co.uk

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Failte Bruichladdich

Bruichladdich

This beautiful bungalow in Bruichladdich is situated directly beside Loch Indaal with stunning views to Bowmore (and its famous distillery), The Oa and the Paps of Jura. It sleeps ten and super-fast broadband is available. 

+ 44 (0) 7702 604 270 www.vrbo.com/en-gb/p8635011?preferlocale=true&vgdc=HAUK

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Four Winds

Portnahaven

A former coastguard station overlooking the Atlantic ocean and Portnahaven. It has a small kitchen, breakfast/dinner table, living/bedroom and a bathroom. Sleeps two.

www.fourwindsislay.co.uk

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Gartartan

Port Ellen/Imeravale

Stylish and contemporary accommodation with stunning sea views. It offers a spacious open-plan living area, four double/twin-bedrooms and three bathrooms, all with modern appliances and features throughout. Sleeps eight.

+ 44 (0) 7813 659 051 www.gartartan-islay.co.uk

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Ghillie Brae

Laggan Estate

Visit Scotland grading: 3 star

Located on the beautiful Laggan Peninsula with stunning views over Laggan Bay and out towards Ireland. Just a short walk to the beach and the river - cross the rope bridge and you are at the "Big Strand". Sleeps 4-6.

+ 44 (0) 1496 810235 www.lagganestate.com/ghillie-brae

Photograph of Gleann an Airidh.

Gleann an Airidh

Bridgend

Visit Scotland grading: 3 star

Comfortable holiday accommodation located on the working croft at Blackpark which has Green Tourism Silver Awards. Suitable for assisted wheelchair users (Scottish Tourist Board Disabled Access Category 2).

+ 44 (0) 1496 810 376 www.visitscotland.com/info/accommodation/gleann-an-airidh-cottage-p209031

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Glenegedale Cottage

Glenegedale

A three-bedroom bungalow, centrally located halfway between Port Ellen and Bowmore with easy access to all parts of Islay. It’s a five-minute walk to the "Big Strand" and its eight-mile long beach - perfect for a leisurely walk! Sleeps six.

+ 44 (0) 1496 810235 www.lagganestate.com/glenegedale-cottage-2

Photograph of Gruinart Farmhouse.

Gruinart Farmhouse

Loch Gruinart

This architect-designed eco-house sleeps up to 12, located in one of the most beautiful spots on the island in the heart of the RSPB reserve at Loch Gruinart. The house enjoys stunning views across the loch and as far as Colonsay and Mull on a clear day.

islayluxury.co.uk

Photograph of Gumtree Cottage.

Gumtree Cottage

Caol Ila

An annex of the main house and situated approximately 15-minutes drive from the main amenities of Bowmore. The Cottage sleeps four people with two large double-bedrooms.

+ 44 (0) 1496 840 765 www.booking.com/hotel/gb/gumtree-cottage.en-gb.html

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Hayloft - Ballivicar

Port Ellen

It has one bedroom (twin-beds), large living area, open-plan kitchen and an ensuite bathroom. WiFi is available and well-behaved dogs are accepted. Washing machine and linen are provided.

+ 44 (0) 7759 078295 www.islay-farm-accommodation.co.uk/hayloft-self-catering-ballivicar

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Hedge Apartment

Port Charlotte

Located in Port Charlotte and has a beautiful wee beach and the pier in front of the house. The apartment is very well-equipped, has WiFi, and sleeps four.

+ 44 (0) 1496 850553 www.portcharlottehouse.com/the-hedge-apartment

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Hillcrest

Portnahaven

Situated in the picturesque conservation village of Portnahaven, it's a renovated modern house built on the foundations of a traditional fisherman's cottage. Ocean views can be enjoyed from almost all rooms. There is Freesat TV, WiFi and MP3 docking station. 

+ 44 (0) 6551 17211 www.holiday-islay.com/hillcrest.html

Photograph of Imeravale Cottage.

Imeravale Cottage

Port Ellen/Oa Peninsula

Compact but comfortable, this  modernised and extended cottage, with electric heating, comprises two bedrooms, living room with feature open coal fire, flat screen television and dvd. There is a modern kitchen and it comfortably sleeps four.

+ 44 (0) 1631 566818 upper-imeraval-cottage.highlandshotelspage.com/en

Photograph of Ineraval Farmhouse.

Ineraval Farmhouse

Oa Peninsula

A two-storey, two-bedroom, renovated farmhouse situated on The Oa Peninsula. It has a large well-equipped kitchen, open-plan living and dining areas with wood burning stove and satellite TV, WiFi, bathroom and separate shower room.

+ 44 (0) 7730 648 297 www.ineraval-farmhouse.co.uk

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Islay 65

Port Ellen

Visit Scotland grading: 4 star

A luxury holiday accommodation sleeping six in the centre of Port Ellen. It's a traditional Hebridean stone-built terraced cottage fully modernised but retaining the original open beams and many features. It looks onto the beach and village green with a walled terraced garden and private gated parking to the rear.

+ 44 (0) 1496 302237 www.islay65.co.uk

Photograph of Islay Beach Cottage.

Islay Beach Cottage

Port Ellen/Kilnaughton Bay

Architect-designed three-bed, two-bathroom white cottage and one-bed wooden guest house on sandy beach near Port Ellen. Rent together or separately. Sleeps 6-8 and 2-3 respectively. Short stays possible November-March. Pets welcome. Fabulous views. Walk to Ardbeg, Laphroaig and Lagavulin.

+ 39 (0) 344 045 6449 islay-beach-cottage.co.uk

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Islay Croft Holidays

Port Ellen

At Balaclava, the traditional 600-acre croft, there are two luxurious but cosy houses situated less than a mile from Port Ellen. The Old Croft House and Balaclava Croft House offer light and space, privacy and stunning Islay views. Both houses can sleep up to eight adults or 6 adults and 2-4 children.

+ 44 (0) 7596 690 512 www.islaycroftholidays.com

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Islay Retreat

Port Ellen

A three-bedroom beach front house with charming views over the bay in Port Ellen fishing village. Ideal for families or just a quiet retreat, the house is close to local amenities and ideally situated for whisky tours, golfing, fishing or just relaxing on the beach.

+ 44 (0) 775 377 1837

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Islay Seashore

Port Ellen/Kilnaughton Bay

A beautiful seaside cottage with panoramic views across Kilnaughton Bay and only a few steps from a sandy beach. Sleeping four in two bedrooms, accommodation includes an open plan living/dining area, log burner as well as a seafront covered terrace, fully-equipped kitchen, utility, shower room and bathroom.

+ 44 (0) 7852 299 311 islayseashore.co.uk

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Isle Adilla

Port Ellen/Laphroaig

Situated next to The Old Excise House B&B at Laphroaig. A luxury eco-cabin, which sleeps two. It's compact but with everything you need for a relaxing and comfortable stay. The large circular window has a stunning sea view over Port Ellen and The Oa.

+ 44 (0) 1496 302 567 www.islaycabin.co.uk

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Kilchoman House

Kilchoman

A stunning traditional refurbished house in the west of Islay set in very secluded surroundings. Walking distance from the beach at the beautiful Machir Bay. Sleeps ten.

+ 44 (0) 1496 850382 islaycottages.com/accommodation/kilchoman-house

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Kilchoman House Cottages

Kilchoman

Cottages next to Kilchoman House situated within their own grounds on the West coast of Islay, close to a mile-long sandy beach. The cottages are surrounded by farmland and are a haven for local birdlife.

+ 44 (0) 1496 850382 islaycottages.com/accommodation/kilchoman-cottages

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Lach Mhara

Port Ellen/Kilnaughton Bay

A modern, seafront cottage at Kilnaughton Bay, just metres from the Carraig Fhada lighthouse. Lach Mhara is an "upside-down house" designed to give the best views of the bay and the lighthouse from the upstairs open-plan living space, with three bedrooms.

+ 44 (0) 7810 528 260 islaybythesea.com

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Ladeside Cottage

Bowmore

A bright, renovated, family cottage opposite Bowmore Distillery. It offers flexible accommodation to a high specification. It sleeps six, has a large secluded garden and offers WiFi.

+ 44 (0) 1334 479 894 www.islay-ladeside.com

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Laggan Cottage

Laggan Estate

Visit Scotland grading: 3 star

A two-bedroom bungalow on Laggan Point. It's accessed by a single farm-track road of approximately two-miles. The cottage provides modern living in a rural setting and sleeps four.

+ 44 (0) 1496 810235 www.lagganestate.com/laggan-cottage

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Laggan View

Glenegedale

A four-bedroom detached bungalow in a rural location. There is a family bathroom, large dining kitchen, utility room and large lounge plus sun lounge.

+ 44 (0) 7747 050 315 www.lagganview.co.uk

Photograph of Lagmore House.

Lagmore House

Portnahaven

A very large, detached five-bedroom house in the small village of Portnahaven that comfortably and spaciously accommodates up to ten people. It boasts stunning views of the Atlantic ocean and Orsay and Mackenzie islands to the front.

www.lagmorehouse.co.uk

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Lenavore Cottage

Oa Peninsula

A charming, renovated, two-bedroom cottage, situated on the Mull of Oa. Located in the heart of the RSPB’s Nature Reserve, it enjoys panoramic rural views as far as the eye can see! The cottage sleeps four.

www.lenavore.com

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Leodamais Big/Wee House

Port Ellen

An exclusive house, home to six luxury bedrooms split over two impressive properties – The Wee House & The Big House. The luxurious and sophisticated family-friendly properties have had no expense spared in creating these elegant homes in one of the most famous locations in Scotland.

+ 44 (0) 1496 302 098 www.luxuryonislay.co.uk

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Lilleville

Port Ellen

A large, well-equipped house with enough room for large groups of friends or for two families to stay comfortably. It has five bedrooms, a dining room, a large family kitchen, a sitting room, a downstairs toilet, upstairs bathroom and an ensuite bathroom (off the master bedroom). WiFi.

www.lilleville.co.uk

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Lipachlairy

Port Ellen/Kilnaughton Bay

Two unique architect-designed contemporary two-bedroom cottages offering a luxurious level of accommodation with an eco-friendly layout. They are in a superb location and are available for rent year-round.

+ 44 (0) 77455 96984 lipachlairy.co.uk

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Loch Gruinart House

Bridgend/Loch Gruinart

Situated in the north of Islay, at the head of Loch Gruinart, and within the boundaries of the RSPB Loch Gruinart Nature Reserve. The studio is on the ground floor and sleeps two. It comprises a kitchen/living room with a double-bedroom and an ensuite shower room.

+ 44 (0) 1496 850212 www.lochgruinart.co.uk

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Loch Indaal View

Bowmore

A beautiful semi-detached cottage in the village of Bowmore, situated beside Bowmore Distillery. It sleeps up to five and is pet-friendly. Views of Lochindaal can be enjoyed from the decked area and enclosed garden at the rear of the property.

+ 44 (0) 1496 810 413 www.lochindaal-view.co.uk

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Lower Bridge House

Port Charlotte

Located in the centre of Port Charlotte, it consists of a unique, ground-floor property comprising one double-room, one twin-room, an open-plan living room/kitchen with breakfast bar for dining, and a shower-room and toilet. WiFi.

www.lowerbridgehouse.co.uk

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Mo Dachaidh

Bowmore

Visit Scotland grading: 4 star

A comfortable holiday home situated in the heart of Bowmore, sleeps six. It boasts a large living-room with dining area, kitchen and three bedrooms. One double-bedroom with ensuite shower-room, one double and one twin-bedroom upstairs. There is a large back garden with magnificent views.

+ 44 (0) 7914 409 358 www.islayholidayhome.co.uk

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Muran Cottage

Port Ellen

A beautiful one-bedroom cottage on Kintra Farm. It is a sympathetic conversion from traditional farm buildings. It was formed from what was originally the farm’s cartshed.

+ 44 (0) 1496 302051 www.kintrafarm-islay.co.uk/muran-cottage

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Nest and The Wee Nest

Port Ellen

A modernised traditional stone-built house, located in the centre of Port Ellen. Sleeps 4-5. They are all-electric and have WiFi. All bed linen and towels are provided. If you don't feel like cooking you can go out to The Islay Hotel or one of the other restaurants in the village for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

+ 44 (0) 07747 162 471 www.thenestislay.com

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No 11 King Street

Portnahaven

Refurbished cottage situated in the picturesque village of Portnahaven on the edge of the bay. Open-plan living/dining/kitchen space and one double-bedroom. Ideal for couple or single person. Small private rear garden with parking. All linen supplied. TV (Freesat) and WiFi. Log-burning stove.

www.11kingstreet.com

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No 11 Shore Street

Port Charlotte

A traditional whitewashed terraced house situated in a peaceful location on the shoreside in Port Charlotte. The house has been completely renovated, furnished and equipped to a high standard. Sleeps up to 8 people.

+ 44 (0)779 3654844 www.11shorestreet.co.uk

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No 26 Shore Street

Bowmore

It sounds like an ordinary address and looks like a typical whitewashed, traditional cottage. However, the house was completely rebuilt to create a bright and warm, open-plan, chic house with wooden floors, underfloor heating, comfortable beds, digital TV and everything you need to make your stay special and comfortable. It sits very close to the centre of Bowmore, backing onto the beach and looking over towards the harbour and across Loch Indaal.

+ 44 (0) 7798 695 764 www.ourhousesonislay.com/26shorestreet

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No 31 School Street

Port Ellen

An end-terrace traditional house with modern interior and lovely views over the bay. Two bedrooms and shower-room. Kitchen/diner with dishwasher/washing machine and wood-burning stove. Lounge with open fire, Freesat TV and WiFi.

+ 44 (0) 7701 057 583 www.airbnb.co.uk/rooms/140340

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No 6 Pier Road

Port Charlotte

A beautiful and well-equipped holiday house situated in the heart of the picturesque conservation village of Port Charlotte on the Rhinns of Islay. WiFi.

+ 44 (0) 7758 370 066 www.6pierroad.com

Photograph of No 70 Port Ellen.

No 70 Port Ellen

Port Ellen

A traditional stone-built beach-fronted house in the picturesque village of Port Ellen. It has been refurbished to a high standard and sleeps six across three bedrooms. WiFi.

+ 44 (0) 1496 300 135 www.no70portellen.co.uk

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No 9 Shore Street

Port Charlotte

Visit Scotland grading: 4 star

A self-contained flat located on the first floor of a Victorian mid-terrace house in the conservation village of Port Charlotte, which was built in the early 19th Century. No. 9 was totally re-built and modernised in 1996, within the confines of a category B listed building.

+ 44 (0) 7812 085 779 www.self-catering-islay.co.uk

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No7 Lagavulin

Lagavulin

Enjoy stunning views of Lagavulin Bay and Dunyvaig Castle from the back-garden of the perfect base for your Islay adventure. This three-bed, ground-floor cottage, comfortably sleeps six, is just 2.5 miles from Port Ellen and is within walking distance of Lagavulin, Laphroaig and Ardbeg Distilleries. Included in your stay are WiFi, SmartTV, linen, towels and log-burner.

+ 44 (0) 7801 295 324 www.no7lagavulin.co.uk

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Octovullin Farmhouse

Bridgend

A traditional farmhouse full of character, modernised to provide very comfortable holiday accommodation and sleeps ten. Occupying a fabulous position, this property overlooks Loch Skerrols in the heart of Islay, and is the perfect holiday cottage to rent to explore everything Islay has to offer.

+ 44 (0) 1496 810 221 www.islayestates.com/cottages/octovullin

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Old Byre

Port Charlotte

This lovely cottage is situated in the heart of the village of Port Charlotte, behind the Loch Indaal Hotel. It has been refurbished to modern standards. It has WiFi, sleeps four in two bedrooms and has a secluded garden.

+ 44 (0) 7825 910 063 www.oldbyreislay.co.uk

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Old Gortan Schoolhouse

Bruichladdich

This characterful cottage located just one mile outside the village of Bruichladdich is ideal for couples or families. The two bedrooms sleep 4-6 and the property boasts stunning views of Loch Indaal. It has has been fully refurbished and furnished to make your stay as cosy and comfortable as possible.

+ 44 (0) 1496 810 983 www.oldgortanschoolhouse.com

Photograph of Old School Islay.

Old School Islay

Portnahaven

Portnahaven's former primary school has undergone an extensive restoration programme and has been converted into a four-bedroom luxury holiday home. The house provides spacious accommodation to sleep up to eight people offering luxurious holiday breaks, all year-round.

+ 44 (0) 1360 550 993 www.oldschoolislay.co.uk

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One Shore Street

Port Charlotte

The end-house in a terrace of traditional village houses, the cottage sits on the seafront and offers stunning views over Loch Indaal. The house is bright and airy and sleeps four. WiFi.

+ 44 (0) 1496 850235 www.one-shore-street-port-charlotte.co.uk

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Orsay View

Port Wemyss

A very comfortable traditional cottage equipped to a high standard overlooking Orsay Island and the Atlantic Ocean. Situated in the heart of the tranquil village of Port Wemyss, it offers guests relaxation in front of an open fire and a lovely garden to enjoy the ambiance of the peaceful surroundings.

+ 44 (0) 1496 860218 www.islay-selfcatering.co.uk

Photograph of Port Charlotte Holidays.

Port Charlotte Holidays

Port Charlotte

Visit Scotland grading: 4 star

Four-star accommodation with a touch of luxury. Choose from stylishly-furnished, well-equipped apartments or modern, spacious white-washed cottages located in the heart of the village. Sleeps 2-8, with ensuite bedrooms, open-plan lounges, enclosed gardens and off-street parking.

+ 44 (0) 7979 023 021 www.portcharlotteholidays.com

Photograph of Port Ellen Pod.

Port Ellen Pod

Port Ellen/Oa Peninsula

A unique pod on a hillside location on the Oa Peninsula. Our unit sleeps four and has a double ensuite-bedroom, a twin-bedroom, a second separate shower-room, lounge area and a small but well-equipped kitchen.

+ 44 (0) 1496 302 207 www.portellen-self-catering.co.uk

Photograph of Red Lodge.

Red Lodge

Laggan Estate

Visit Scotland grading: 3 star

This five-bedroom property (all ensuite) sleeps ten and sits elevated on the banks of the River Laggan. With two open-peat fires (peat is provided) and a fully-equipped kitchen, it's ideal for larger parties. 

+ 44 (0) 1496 810235 www.lagganestate.com/the-red-lodge

Photograph of Rhinns Holidays.

Rhinns Holidays

Port Charlotte

A holiday home set within the picturesque village of Port Charlotte on the Isle of Islay. It's within 100 yards of the pier which is great for a spot of fishing.

+ 44 (0) 7890482815 www.rhinns-holidays.co.uk

Photograph of Rosgorm.

Rosgorm

Port Charlotte

Visit Scotland grading: 5 star

Completely renovated, it offers luxurious holiday accommodation sleeping up to six in a traditional whitewashed cottage in the heart of the village, just a few minutes walk from all local amenities.

+ 44 (0) 7808 401075 www.rosgormcottage.co.uk

Photograph of Sanaigmore Cottage.

Sanaigmore Cottage

Sanaigmore

A fully double-glazed cottage boasting under-floor heating throughout. It has one kingsize-bedroom, one twin-bedroom and a bathroom with a walk-in shower. There is a large open-plan living space incorporating a fully-fitted kitchen, dining area and lounge with French doors opening onto a patio and the stunning views of Sanaig Bay below.

+ 44 (0) 1496 850 259 www.sanaigmore-cottage.co.uk

Photograph of Seal Cottage.

Seal Cottage

Portnahaven

This 200-year-old cottage sleeps four and sits alongside the picturesque bay of Portnahaven. It has two bedrooms, a good-sized living/dining room and original features.

+ 44 (0) 1582 872651 www.seal-cottage.co.uk

Photograph of Sgeir Cottage.

Sgeir Cottage

Port Ellen/Oa Peninsula

Upgraded with a well-equipped kitchen/living area, a double-bedroom with an ensuite bathroom, and a further twin-bedroom. It has a separate shower-room. Its patio doors open onto its own secluded garden, only a hundred yards from the beach. It's a perfect base for a family holiday.

+ 44 (0) 1496 302051 www.kintrafarm-islay.co.uk/sgeir-cottage

Photograph of Sgioba Cottage.

Sgioba Cottage

Port Charlotte

Visit Scotland grading: 3 star

Located within the conservation village of Port Charlotte, a delightful little collection of whitewashed houses on the western shore of Loch Indaal. The holiday cottage opens out onto a pleasant garden adjoining a safe sandy beach, perfect for swimming or boating.

+ 44 (0) 1496 850334 www.sgiobacottage.co.uk

Photograph of Shorefield.

Shorefield

Bruichladdich

A well-insulated eco-house with its own wind and solar power, situated along the shoreline of Loch Indaal. It sleeps up to seven with three bedrooms (two with sea views) and an additional sofa-bed. There are two bathrooms, one on the ground-floor and a large open-plan kitchen/dining room.

+ 44 (0) 1496 820 377 www.portbahnislay.co.uk/shorefield

Photograph of Smiddy Cottage.

Smiddy Cottage

Portnahaven

A well-insulated converted small croft house with one bedroom and a well-equipped kitchen in an open-plan kitchen/dining/sitting room with breakfast bar. A sofa-bed is provided in the living area and there is a 40″ Smart HD TV and WiFi. The cottage has underfloor heating.

+ 44 (0) 7742 573 658 ballymeanachcottages.co.uk/the-smiddy

Photograph of Smiddy Cottage.

Smiddy Cottage

Saligo Bay

A restored 18th century blacksmith's cottage located in the north-west part of the island. It's located one mile up a private farm track on Smaull Farm, which is owned by the RSPB and was featured in the BBC Springwatch 2007 programme.

+ 44 (0) 1496 850420 www.islaysmiddy.com

Photograph of Smith's Yard.

Smith's Yard

Bowmore

Two newly-built, very spacious self-catering properties. Both properties are identical from the inside and ideally situated on the edge of the village of Bowmore, the centre of the island.

+ 44 (0) 7768 560 650 www.smithsyard.co.uk

Photograph of Solas.

Solas

Glenegedale

A stunning holiday home located near Glenegedale House, only a couple of miles from the beautiful village of Port Ellen. The house has magnificent views over Laggan Bay and is beautifully situated on an elevated position.

+44 (0) 1496 302 560 www.solas-islay.co.uk

Photograph of Spy House.

Spy House

Port Ellen/Oa Peninsula

A holiday cottage at a very special location with spectacular panoramic sea views. This is a very romantic and idyllic getaway, nestled high on a wild heather-hill overlooking the entire Port Ellen Bay.

+ 44 (0) 7596 690 512 www.islaycroftholidays.com/spy-house.html

Photograph of Storm-pods.

Storm-pods

Lagavulin

Located in the beautiful Lagavulin Bay, the pod provides a camping experience with a touch of luxury. Stunning views combined with comfortable accommodation ensures that you will get the best out of your stay.

+ 44 (0) 1496 300 129 storm-pods.co.uk

Photograph of Swallows Roost.

Swallows Roost

Port Ellen/Kilnaughton Bay

A modern, comfortable family home situated in a peaceful hilltop location, with beautiful views over the bay and beyond. It has one kingsize-bedroom with ensuite shower-room and one double-bedroom with ensuite shower-room.

+ 44 (0) 1496 302207 www.swallowsroost-islay.com

Photograph of Taobh-na-Mara.

Taobh-na-Mara

Bowmore

Situated on the shore of Loch Indaal at the edge of Bowmore. Within easy walking distance of Bowmore shops, distillery, restaurants and swimming pool, the cottage makes a perfect base to explore the beautiful Isle of Islay and enjoy its scenery, wildlife and whisky.

+ 44 (0) 1491 671802 www.indaal.co.uk/wordpress

Photograph of Tayvullin.

Tayvullin

Loch Gruinart

A secluded beach-hut overlooking Loch Gruinart. This is a unique opportunity to stay at a remote and stunning location. Comfortable accommodation which sleeps up to four. Two bedrooms, living room, kitchen and bathroom. There is no phone or WiFi.

+ 44 (0) 1496 810 221 www.airbnb.co.uk/rooms/18982763

Photograph of Temperance House.

Temperance House

Port Charlotte

Two high-standard self-catering properties providing luxury accommodation. The main apartment is on the upper floors and has three well-appointed bedrooms, two shower/cloakrooms, family bathroom, spacious well-equipped kitchen/diner, large sitting-room and garden with patio area. The ground-floor studio apartment includes a fully-equipped modern kitchen, underfloor heating and open fire.

+ 44 (0) 7870 601 597 temperance-house.co.uk

Photograph of The Bay.

The Bay

Portnahaven

A comfortable family holiday home. it's a traditional, two-bedroom fisherman's cottage that sleeps 4-6. The front of the cottage sits directly above the sea, and there is a large, gently-sloping garden to the rear, with barbecue area and picnic seating.

+ 44 (0) 1496 860 338 www.islayholidayhome.com

Photograph of The Grange.

The Grange

Port Ellen

Situated behind the Grange Guesthouse, the cottage provides a peaceful location with wonderful views. It sleeps four in two bedrooms, has been completed to the highest of standard and has an open-plan, fully-fitted kitchen/dining and living area in the upper floor.

+ 44 (0) 1496 302 035 www.islaygrange.com/self-catering-cottage.html

Photograph of The Saddlers.

The Saddlers

Bowmore

A six-bedroom, ensuite, traditional, two-storey, renovated house in the centre of Bowmore. It benefits from stunning views over Bowmore harbour.

+ 44 (0) 7923 665263 www.bowmorelochview.com

Photograph of Tigh Cargaman Holiday Cottages.

Tigh Cargaman Holiday Cottages

Port Ellen

Situated in the two-acre grounds of Tigh Cargaman (built in 1842 for the Port Ellen Distillery Manager), the three cottages are open throughout the year and offer high-quality accommodation. They are available for short term lets up to one month, with a minimum stay of two nights.

+ 44 (0) 1496 302345 selfcateringislay.com

Photograph of Tigh na Coille.

Tigh na Coille

Bruichladdich

A fully-equipped traditional home-from-home situated in an idyllic secluded location surrounded by moorland and woods, yet is just 500 m from the beach. It sleeps up to five with one double-bedroom, one twin-bedroom and one single-bedroom.

+ 44 (0)1335 350214 www.tigh-na-coille.com

Photograph of Traigh Bheag East.

Traigh Bheag East

Port Ellen

A large, spacious character property and a colourful and creative mixture of old and new, not a sleek, contemporary space if that is your preference! It has three bedrooms, sleeping up to six. A king-sized bedroom overlooking the sea, a twin-bedroom and a bunk-bedded room with a travel cot.

+ 44 (0) 7701 057 583 www.airbnb.co.uk/rooms/876902

Photograph of Traigh Cottage.

Traigh Cottage

Port Ellen/Oa Peninsula

The cottage sits right at the edge of the beach at Kintra in a spectacular spot. It was formerly the Shepherd's Cottage, and has been converted into a gorgeous two-bedroom property.

+ 44 (0) 1496 302051 www.kintrafarm-islay.co.uk/traigh-cottage

Photograph of Weavers Cottage.

Weavers Cottage

Keills/Port Askaig

Situated in the beautiful village of Keills in the north of Islay less than a mile from Port Askaig Ferry Terminal. The Cottage has sensational views down the Sound of Islay and sleeps six.

+ 44 (0) 1496 840 631 www.weaverscottageislay.co.uk