Situated on the Western side of the Isle of Colonsay, Machrins is a beautiful Victorian farmhouse close to beaches, the golf course, hotel, shop and harbour. Larger families are welcome and short breaks may be available during off peak times.
The ground floor sitting room has an open fire, audio system with ipod dock and there is a good sized dining room with round table and several chairs. The kitchen is well appointed with an oil fired Rayburn, dishwasher, washing machine, clothes dryer and separate freezer. Free Wi-Fi service is provided at the farmhouse.
There is ensuite double bedroom, a twin bedroom and a bathroom utility room with shower set on the ground floor. Two double bedroom, one with an ensuite bathroom, one twin bedroom plus a further bathroom are set on the first floor. Two twin attic bedrooms are located on the second floor. One of the double bedrooms has a four poster bed.
The farmhouse sits in lovely country grounds with views towards Machrins Bay.
Electricity is payable by meter reading which is taken at the end of your stay. Egyptian cotton bed linen is provided.
Short breaks may be available during off peak times. Dogs are accepted at an extra charge.
The Island has miles of pristine coastline and beaches which are home to grey seals, otters, dolphins and whales. Colonsay is also a birdwatchers paradise with choughs, corncrakes and golden eagles to look out for. The north of the island has wild goats and there are many ancient and ecclesiastical buildings, chapels and monuments dotting around the island.
The hills of the island are gentle and ideal for walkers/ cyclists of all abilities including children. Trout fishing can also be enjoyed.
Colonsay is served by a Caledonian MacBrayne car ferry service which sails from the Port of Oban every day from 29th March to 24th October and four times a week at other times of the year. The crossing takes 2.5 hours. There are also return flights to and from Oban every week on a Tuesday and Thursday.