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Island View

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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
7 nights minimum
Bungalow
Island View is situated in Craighouse approximately one mile from the island's shop and hotel. It is located 100ft from the shore and boasts stunning views across to Small Isles Bay. The house has undergone a complete refurbishment in recent years with separate shower room and bathroom. There are three bedrooms - one kingsize, one twin and one bunk bedroom. The property is suitable for 6. Bed linen and hand towels (only) are provided. It is the perfect base from which to explore the beautiful and idyllic island. ...Island View is situated in Craighouse approximately one mile from the island's shop and hotel. It is located 100ft from the shore and boasts stunning views across to Small Isles Bay. The house has undergone a complete refurbishment in recent years with separate shower room and bathroom. There are three bedrooms - one kingsize, one twin and one bunk bedroom. The property is suitable for 6. Bed linen and hand towels (only) are provided. It is the perfect base from which to explore the beautiful and idyllic island. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
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About the Owner
Annie E
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2013
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We originally booked for April 2020, but due to the restrictions we were unable to travel. Kept in touch with Annie and rebooked for a few days in November to catch up with family on the island. Very good communication with our host and easy...More

Date of stay: November 2020
Thank crooky65
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well due to last miniute COVID regulations we never got to the lovely island Jura .Trip Advisor only gave us a pittance of our money back ,disgusted is not the word 😡

Date of stay: October 2020
Thank Gypster2016
Reviewed 7 January 2020

Really enjoyed our stay at Island View. The accommodation is very conveniently situated and contained every comfort that you would ever need. Despite being January the house remained cosy and warm. We simply cannot wait to return! Many thanks! Mark & Rachel.More

Date of stay: January 2020
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annievans, VR Owner at Island View, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2020

Thank you Mark for leaving this review which I have only just discovered nearly a month on! It was a very welcome surprise to find it this morning. Thank you also for being such great guests. It is always appreciated. I look forward to welcoming...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2019

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Date of stay: August 2019
annievans, VR Owner at Island View, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2019

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Reviewed 2 September 2019

Many thanks to Annie a really helpful and easy to deal with host. We had the most perfect peaceful holiday. The cottage is located right on beach front with great views ideal for my husband spotting otters. Cottage has a really well equipped kitchen very...More

Date of stay: September 2019
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annievans, VR Owner at Island View, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2019

Thank you Claire! A welcome surprise to find your review in my inbox today. I'm glad that your visit to Jura and Island View all went well and that you enjoyed your holiday. Thank you for being a great guest and for leaving the house...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2019

Island View is situated right on Small isles Bay on the Isle of Jura, with a beautiful ever-changing view over the bay. The village of Craighouse (stores, post office, bike hire and pub) and Corran Sands (huge sweep of white sands, safe for swimming) are...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Kitty F
annievans, VR Owner at Island View, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2019

Thanks Kitty, for your review. Thank you also for letting me know about the breakages and for leaving the house in a good condition. I'm glad that you all enjoyed your stay! I hope to welcome you back in the future.

Reviewed 30 June 2019

Thank you Annie for another wonderful stay at Island View! We had such a wonderful holiday. We have been visiting the Isle of Jura for many years now and found Island View to be a great place to stay and explore the Island. It is...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Daydream514889
annievans, VR Owner at Island View, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2019

Thanks for your review Zena! A welcome surprise in my inbox today! It's good to know that you enjoyed your visit again and will be returning. It's a pleasure to have guests like you staying in the house. I'm also pleased that you found it...More

Reviewed 30 June 2019

Annie's house is a bungalow right on the beautiful Jura shore, a few steps from the white sands with views of the small isles and in the distance, the mainland. The house is clean, well equipped, plenty of space, comfortable and what a location. The...More

Date of stay: June 2019
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annievans, VR Owner at Island View, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2019

David, thank you so much for this review. It was a pleasure receiving your emails during your two week stay and it was lovely to find this today. Thank you for being such a great guest and for leaving the house in a great condition....More

Reviewed 22 May 2019

What a beautiful home with the most spectacular view of the island. The house is in an ideal location in the village close to the pub, distillery, beach etc. Inside the house is cosy and homely it is well equipped with everything you need. The...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Staceyrie
annievans, VR Owner at Island View, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for your kind words of appreciation for our home. Thank you also for being such considerate guests. I hope that you will return to Island View in the near future. Kindest regards! Annie

Reviewed 12 May 2019

We loved Jura, the wild open spaces, beautiful beaches, fantastic mountains, friendly people...but we were disappointed with the property. The rooms were very cold when we arrived, and only one of the radiators was switched on and working. The gardens front and back hadn't been...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Companion525873
annievans, VR Owner at Island View, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I have already addressed the issues with you directly in your initial email but to let others know and redress the balance...the heaters have been recently fitted and in perfect working order but occasionally there...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Parking
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Cooker
Toaster
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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How to get there
Jura Passenger Ferry - Sailing directly from Tayvallich into Craighouse, the journey takes just under 1 hour www.jurapassengerferry.com ? The timetable for the ferry between Port Askaig (Islay) and Feolin (Jura) can be found here By Road and Car Ferry - Caledonian McBrayne operate regular sailings from Kennacraig to Islay. www.calmac.co.uk By Air - Flybe operates daily flights from Glasgow to Islay. www.loganair.co.uk By Bus - There is a Citylink service to Kennacraig from Buchanan Street Bus Station in Glasgow. www.citylink.co.uk Or contact us for details and information.
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