Islay Cottage Details

Islay Cottage FloorplansIslay Cottage is Jura Cottage’s more cosy ‘twin’. It is fitted and furnished much like Jura, and to a similar high standard throughout. Having only two bedrooms and a slightly smaller downstairs, Islay is ideal for couples or small families wanting a comfortable, intimate place to stay or to come home to after a day out.


The kitchen has hand-made wooden units with ample space for food and other kitchen items. It is ‘open plan’ adjacent to a dining area and looking through to the sitting room and front window views. A window and half-glazed door look to the tree-covered hill to the rear of the cottages. A hand towel, two dish towels, a dish cloth and pan scrubber are all provided.

The inventory includes:

  • John Lewis electric oven
  • John Lewis ceramic electric hob
  • Bosch Dishwasher
  • Bosch Automatic washing machine
  • Bosch Tumble dryer
  • Panasonic Microwave oven
  • Zanussi Fridge/freezer
  • Food processor
  • 8 and 6 cup cafetiere coffee makers
  • Electric Kettle
  • Automatic Toaster
  • Stainless steel saucepan set
  • Tefal non-stick frying pan
  • Set of Professional kitchen knives
  • Various serving & casserole dishes
  • Weighing scales
  • Bread bin
  • Swing bin (bin bags are provided for swing bin and dustbin, as are a range of cleaning materials)
  • Four six-piece Oneida cutlery settings
  • Four six-piece ‘Rio’ crockery settings
  • Four tea mugs
  • Four each – wine, beer and tumblers
  • Table mats
  • Fire extinguisher & blanket
  • Sebo Upright vacuum cleaner
  • Bucket, bowl, brushes
  • Iron & ironing board
Dining Area
  • Round Ducal dining table and four upholstered chairs
  • Thermostatically controlled electric panel heater
Sitting Area

To the front of the cottage, with windows giving views South across the Sound of Jura and North including the islands of Scarba, Shuna, Luing, and Seil with the mountains of Mull in the distance. On many days throughout the year you can while away the best part of an evening watching the spectacular colours change and fade as the sun slowly sets behind the islands. The sitting area has an open fire set in a local stone surround. The fire burns coal, logs and peat.

  • Spacious two-seater sofa
  • Armchair 
  • Leather armchair
  • Ducal coffee table
  • Ducal TV table
  • Ducal dresser with books, magazines, local guides, games (Monopoly, Scrabble, cards etc.)
  • Sony 32″ LCD flat screen digital colour television – remote control, Teletext and Freeview channels
  • Sony remote controlled combined DVD player and internet-connected Smart set-top box for catch-up apps etc.
  • Collection of DVDs
  • Radio/CD player with bluetooth
  • Standard lamp
  • Coal bucket, fire irons & log basket
  • Thermostatically controlled electric panel heater
  • Two folding picnic chairs for outside use.
  • Folding sunshade parasol
Master Bedroom

Also with a view to the West, nothing beats going to bed with the golden sun slanting in from across the Atlantic, or waking up to see the herons or swans picking their way along the shoreline.

  • King sized (5ft/150cm) pocket sprung divan bed with Ducal pine headboard and dual control electric blanket
  • King size duvet with linen, bath and hand towel per person
  • Two Ducal three-drawer bedside cabinets
  • Two bedside lights
  • Ducal Dressing table and stool
  • Fitted vanity unit with wash basin, mirror and wall light/shaver socket
  • Two large hanging cupboards with shelves
  • Thermostatically controlled electric panel heater
Bedroom 2
  • Two single divan beds with electric blankets
  • Single duvets and linen, bath and hand towel per person
  • Ducal Blanket box
  • Chair
  • Hanging cupboard and storage shelves
  • Full length wall mirror
  • Thermostatically controlled electric panel heater

The bathroom has a high quality white bath and basin and a fitted 9Kw electric shower over the bath. It also has a heated towel rail and Velux window. There is a fitted wall light with shaver socket over the basin. White WC.

All Ducal furniture is from the ‘Victoria’ antique pine range.