A spectacular south facing traditional farmhouse on the eastern side of the Isle of Colonsay, Scalasaig Farmhouse is a fantastic and peaceful retreat and is just a ten minute walk from the local shops and harbour. The house boasts a great open sunny position and is perfect for large family groups. Unspoilt beaches, golf, fishing and seal watching trips are all within easy reach of this traditional property.
The farmhouse accommodates ten people and has four bedrooms in total. The first floor includes two double bedrooms, one with an en suite shower room and one with an en suite bathroom. There is a twin bedroom with an adjacent bathroom and two pull out children's beds and on the ground floor a twin bedroom with en suite shower and bath. Living space features a sitting room with an open fire and plenty of sofa seating. The spacious kitchen/dining room is equipped with all essentials including a dishwasher, washing machine and clothes dryer. Outside the large garden and sunny porch - which doubles as a study - overlook the stunning southward rolling hills. There is also a laundry room which houses a washing machine and clothes dryer.
All bedlinen and towels are included in booking. Electricity and coal are paid for separately. Changeover day in July and August is Thursday. Short breaks of less than a week may be available during some periods, please enquire for more information.
The area is ideal for exploring, nearby the property you will find Colonsay’s unspoilt beaches and a range of outdoor activities from wildlife watching boat trips to golf, cycling, fishing, walking and sailing, all of which are within easy reach of Scalasaig. Birdwatchers can spot rare species of bird including golden eagles.
The Caledonian MacBrayne car ferry service runs from the port of Oban to Colonsay six times a week during the summer months and three times a day in the winter. The journey takes two and a quarter hours. In the summer there are extra travel options on Wednesdays and Saturdays on ferries from Kennacraig, travelling via port Islay. A train service from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban returns three times a day and an air service to Oban makes two return flights a week on a Tuesday and Thursday.