From £1500 to £3600 per week

Sleeps: 10

Bedrooms: 5

Bathrooms: 2

In a stunning location at the southern end of the island, this farmhouse is at the end of a half-mile-long rough track.

Pet Friendly
Ideal For Families
Large Groups

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The house is south facing, with commanding views over the sea (the tidal Strand) towards Oransay.
The house has a large garden with a low drystone wall.
On the ground floor there is a large kitchen/dining room, a sitting room with a wood/coal burning stove, two twin bedrooms (one with bunks) and a bathroom with a shower.
Upstairs there is one double bedroom, two twin bedrooms and a bathroom with spectacular views over the strand.
The house has a dishwasher, washing machine and clothes dryer. It has full electric central heating and night storage heaters. The house has FREE WIFI.

Please note that there is a minimum charge of 1 week for this property. It may be possible to reduce the rate for short breaks in some periods, please ask.

  • Sea views
  • Wood burning stove
  • Wifi
  • Dogs allowed

Changeover Day:
SUNDAY changeover


"A peaceful and spacious house with a fantastic view. Loved being away from the road/traffic/people noise and not having to drive every day." May 2022
" We've had a lovely week at Garvard and what a view! As usual, one week is not enough but we'll be back." August 2021
" This week at Garvard has been brilliant with Colonsay basking in roasting hot weather. Much body boarding at Kiloran and swimming at different beaches." July 2021
" Garvard is truly amazing and is in the most fantastic location. Beautiful views and perfect for walks to Oronsay and any number of beaches." August 2019
" Must win " the house with the bathroom with the best view in the world" competition!" June 2018


Provisional bookings are confirmed on receipt of a 40% deposit. We strongly recommend that you take out holiday cancellation insurance, as the deposit is non-refundable. Bookings will remain firm provided the deposit is received within 5 days. The balance due must be received twelve weeks prior to the period booked and is non-refundable. A reminder will be sent prior to this date. Bookings cancelled after this time will be charged full rental. Any changes to bookings prior to full payment may incur a £100 administration charge. Payment should be made by debit card or credit card or by electronic bank transfer (BACS). We do not accept cheques as a method of payment. Colonsay Holidays reserves the right to amend confirmed bookings with respect to accommodation and you will be notified of any alterations prior to your arrival. If it is not possible to find alternative accommodation you will be notified at the earliest opportunity and refunded in full. Colonsay Holidays expects properties to be left clean and tidy on departure and reserves the right to charge a minimum of £100 for properties left unclean on departure. Electricity and oil in houses/cottages is charged separately. Your electricity/oil meter will be read on arrival and departure and you will be charged at cost. If you are staying in a house or cottage and would like coal delivered, it must be ordered at the time of final payment. The coal is supplied in 25kg bags. Coal and kindling can be pre ordered and delivered for £30 per bag. Once on the island, coal can be purchased from the Service Point. Any purchases from the Colonsay Holidays office once on the island will be delivered and will be charged accordingly. We allow 1 dog per property in the smaller cottages and 2 dogs in the sleep 8 and above houses at a charge of £30/dog/week. We do not allow dogs in the Colonsay House apartments (except Stable and Sgoltaire).

Please note that we require your credit or debit card details on arrival (except for reservations in the Backpackers), so that on departure outstanding bills for electricity, oil, breakages (if any) and any extra cleaning (if required) can be charged to the card given. Please contact the office and leave the requested details. Our contact telephone number is 01951 200312.

All our properties are non-smoking..