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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This was truly a fantastic house to rent on Islay. I used to visit Islay when I was a teenager and fondly remembered Kilchoman beach. I was thrilled to get the opportunity to take my family (my daughter is named after the island) to this beautiful part of the world. We were out every day exploring these largely empty beaches...

Reviewed 28 May 2016

The cottage we had was one of a row of four terraces. It was well equipped. The location is next to a lovely beach which when we walked on it, we had it more or less to ourselves every time. There is no phone signal, but that was not a problem for us, some may not like that. The road...

1Thank geoffrey m
Chertsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Good basic accomodation for exploring the island with a chance of seeing Golden Eagles from the back door! The is electric heating and we thought the coal fire was a novelty but it did get used several times. A main improvement would be a decent shower instead of what must be an expensive use of water and electricity for a...

1Thank burn_rj
Norfolk, England
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with family for a week, very clean comfortable house, with everything you need for a lovely stay. Machir Bay a short beautiful walk over the hill. Be warned phone and Internet almost non existent, and no nearby shops. It is just a very beautiful peaceful place.

1Thank Fi117
Stirling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Fantastic two weeks at kilchoman house wonderful relaxing time with stunning views and beaches . So quiet and peaceful great fishing and wildlife .. Stunning house with real character great fun getting into our four poster bed using a large footstool really miss it as the bed was so comfortable, really good value for money kids will have a ball...

2Thank paul57572015
Garstang, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2015

We spent a week in April with family at Kilchoman House Cottages. The cottage was very clean, comfortable and well equipped with extras provided by David and Caroline. The location was outstanding particularly the nearby distillery and the beautiful beach at Machir Bay - you may also be lucky enough to see a Golden eagle! A perfect base to explore...

1Thank Roger E
AngelaPD0603, Manager at Islay Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you RogerE for your kind comments following your recent stay. Kilchoman is indeed a beautiful location and perfect for family outings and sampling the nearby Kilchoman Distillery produce. I look forward to welcoming your return in the future. Angela

Reviewed 16 April 2015

We hired the whole street to go for a week on Islay with a family & friends. We all found the cottages very well equipped and kept to a high standard. We were supplied with a generous amount of peat,coal & wood to burn on the fire. We hardly needed to see the hosts but the one time we did,...

1Thank richytay
AngelaPD0603, Manager at Islay Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you RichTay for your kind comments. I am glad you all enjoyed your stay with us here at Kilchoman and found everything to your satisfaction. I look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Angela

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 July 2014

What a wonderful holiday we had in June based at Kilchoman Cottages on Islay. Thank you to Ian and Margaret for all your wisdom and wishing you and your family lots of good luck for the future, from Carl and Sue.

1Thank SK W
Mersham, kent
Reviewed 6 May 2014

We visited Islay for Walk Week in April and based ourselves at one of the cottages at Kilchoman. They were a perfect base for the walks indeed one started almost on our doorstep. The cottages are on two floors and are well equipped with all that you could possibly want or need. Ian and Margaret were most knowledgable about the...

1Thank Jambos44
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 30 June 2013

Lovely two storey cottages in a special place. We were warmly welcomed by Ian & Margaret (our hosts) and used our cottage for 6 nights as our base for the exploration of Islay. We included hikes out our back door over the top of Turnaichaidh, and evening walks to nearby Machir Beach. We hiked at Portnahaven, Saligo, Oa, Upper Killean,...

1Thank Chuck B

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Kilchoman House Cottages are situated within their own grounds on the West coast of Islay, close to a mile long sandy beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Islay Cottages

Address: Kilchoman PA497UY, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > The Hebrides > Islay > Kilchoman
Number of rooms: 26
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“Take a room with a four poster bed”
 of 5 bubbles paul57572015, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We had the cottage on the east end - the advantage being your carpark is on the lower(kitchen) level.”
 of 5 bubbles ChuckB788, 29 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Both bedrooms have views; one twin one double so make your choice!”
 of 5 bubbles Glasg0wmummy, 10 May 2013 | Read review
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