Situated in the heart of the beautiful Rhododendron gardens, this charming cottage on the Isle of Colonsay is a hidden retreat providing a peaceful getaway and is ideal for families or groups sharing. The property is dog friendly and has full central heating throughout and a charming stove style fire. Avenue cottage offers easy access to outdoor activities and attractions of which there are plenty on the island including wildlife boat tours, surfing, sailing, cycling and walking. Any keen birdwatchers can spot some rare breeds of bird including the majestic golden eagle.
The cottage boasts a spacious and homely interior over one floor accommodating six people. There are three bedrooms; two twin rooms with pretty wooden furnishings and a large double room with full furnishings. There is a bathroom with shower. The large living/dining area has plenty of comfortable seating and features a stove style fire. The adjoining kitchen is fully equipped for self-catering and the property also includes a dishwasher, washing machine and clothes dryer. A large south facing garden at the back of the property gives great views of the countryside with outdoor furniture to make the most of the beautiful surroundings.
Our standard changeover day on the cottage is Wednesday. Short breaks of less than a week may be available during some periods, please enquire for more information. All bed linen and towels are included in booking. Electricity and coal are paid for separately. Dogs are welcome at a small fee, only two well behaved dogs are permitted per property and this must be arranged prior to arrival.
The island is a superb family or group getaway offering exciting outdoor activities from wildlife boat trips and surfing to walking, cycling and golfing all of which are within easy reach of Avenue Cottage.
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.