From £2000 to £4500 per week

Sleeps: 14

Bedrooms: 7

Bathrooms: 4

This large Victorian farmhouse has beautiful views towards Machrins Bay. It provides comfortable and spacious accommodation for up to 3/4 families. This house has Egyptian cotton bed linen. On the western side of the island, the house is ideally located for the beach, golf course, hotel, shop and harbour.

Pet Friendly
Large Groups

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The house is decorated and furnished to a high standard. This house is provided with high quality egyptian cotton bed linen.
On the ground floor there is a sitting room with an open fire, a good sized dining room, kitchen with a Rayburn (which also boosts the water), one double room with ensuite bathroom, one twin bedroom and a bathroom utility room with a shower.
On the first floor there are two double bedrooms, one with an ensuite bathroom, one twin bedroom and a further bathroom.
The two attic rooms on the second floor each have twin beds.
The house is well equipped and has an oil fired Rayburn, dishwasher, separate freezer, washing machine and clothes dryer. There is 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
  • Open fire
  • Wifi
  • Dogs allowed

Changeover Day:
FRIDAY changeover


"Best, most beautiful and comfortable place I have been. Excellent in every way. Would make this a yearly trip if possible and bring everyone I know and love!" Aug 2019
Loved the house - perfect for a family group. Great sense of peace" Sept 2018
" The family and all our guests have had an outstanding time on Colonsay and Machrins has been a great place for us to stay" July 2017
"Lovely stay at Machrins. The house was full of children for 2 weeks of fantastic fun. Theo (aged 9) loved all the hiding places and climbing trees, Hannah and Lily enjoyed collecting shells and cycling. Sophie (aged 1) loved the sand and paddling. Truly a wonderful week in comfortable Machrins." July 2018
"Colonsay, as ever, wraps around your heart and makes you want to stay for ever - Kiloran Bay, Pigs Paradise, the white beaches and endless blue skies. We are leaving tomorrow and already I am dreaming of coming back." April 2014.


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..