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Self Catering Balemartine

Blue Beyond Cottage - formerly an art gallery and studio - has been extended and refurbished and now offers comfortable accommodation with sea views.

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The cottage overlooks a small secluded sandy beach. The beach is accessed by a grassed footpath adjacent to the building. Its easterly facing position gives views towards the lsles of Mull and Iona and it is a great place from which to admire Hebridean sunrises, coastal birds and marine wildlife. The owners are island residents and live locally.

The cottage offers:

• accommodation recently extended and refurbished to a high standard

• fully fitted high specification kitchen

• en-suite bathroom

• secluded outside seating areas overlooking the sea

• complimentary wifi

• off-road parking

• an ideal location from which to explore the island


Entrance Porch - with slate tiled floor and generous fitted storage cupboards and shelves. A ceramic radiator provides heating.

Living Room/Dining Area - a large comfortable room with spectacular sea views. The room has an oak floor and is furnished with a sofa, snuggle, dining table and chairs. There is a 32″ LCD TV with Freeview. Two large ceramic radiators provide heating.

Kitchen - fully fitted modern spacious kitchen with built-in BOSCH and NEFF appliances: combi-oven, gas hob, fridge, freezer, washing machine/dryer and dishwasher. A glass door leads to a sheltered outdoor breakfast area with sea views to the east. The room has underfloor heating and a heated towel rail.

Bedroom - with an oak floor and a king size bed, chest of drawers, bookshelf, lamps and bedside cabinets. There is a built-in wardrobe with additional drawers and luggage store. Ceramic radiator.

En-Suite Bathroom - luxury fitted bathroom with a large walk-in shower, washbasin and WC. The room has a ceramic tiled floor with underfloor heating and a heated towel rail.


Heating is provided by ceramic radiators in every room in addition to underfloor heating in the bathroom and kitchen. These radiators can be simply operated individually at a touch of a button and can be easily boosted in cooler weather.   

All linen and towels are provided and heating is included in the tariff. The house has complimentary wifi, a landline telephone and an outside tap and shower to rinse wet suits, kayaks and surfboards.


From the ferry terminal follow the B8068 to Scarinish. Continue to Crossapol and follow straight along the coast passing a farm and Island House until you reach a T- junction. Turn left and continue to Balemartine. Pass through the township heading south towards Hynish. The cottage is on the left.

From the airport turn left to Crossapol. At the T-junction, turn right and follow straight along the coast passing a farm and Island House until you reach a T- junction. Turn left and continue to Balemartine. Pass through the township heading south towards Hynish. The cottage is the first building on the left.


There is a secluded breakfast area with table and chairs overlooking the sea with views to Mull and Iona. Beyond the paved path linking the two entrances an open space offers off-road parking and bench seats overlooking the sea. There is an outside tap and shower and a grass track leads directly to the beach.


Flat paved area from parking place to both entrance and kitchen doors. Entrance porch, kitchen, living areas on one level with two steps to bedroom and adjacent bathroom on another level. Wide doorways between living room and kitchen and between bedroom and living room. Wood and tiled floor surfaces throughout. 


This accommodation is for a maximum of two adults. There is one king size bed.
We are sorry that we cannot accommodate pets, babies or children.
The cottage is a no-smoking residence.


‘We have enjoyed a fantastic holiday in the cottage – thank you. Loved the new lambs and calves, the amazing variety of birds and wildlife, and of course the beautiful beaches, especially our very own beach!.’
Richard and Liz Whitson | East Kilbride | April 2017

‘Blue Beyond Cottage is all that you could wish for in a holiday cottage – perfection down to every last detail. We’ve had a wonderful week on the loveliest island. Our own beach on the doorstep was the icing on the cake! We’ll be back. In the meantime we have your beautiful artworks to remind us of a very special week.’
Brenda and Gordon Kelly | Banchory | April 2017

Another fantastic stay at BBC. Everything was perfect as usual. Love the new touches to the already beautiful decor. The coffee maker was a big hit! Your guests have a wonderful experience. Already booked for next spring.’
Sue and Robert Armstrong | Chichester | April 2017

‘Our second stay, and Colin and Susan’s cottage has got even better. Many thanks.’
Peter and Sally Ling | Hintlesham | June 2017

‘Many thanks again Colin and Susan for creating such a gem of a place to stay. Top class in every way, amongst lovely, friendly people. See you again next year!.’
Ian and Barbara Roxburgh | Locherbie | June 2017

'Wonderful place to stay – well equipped, great views and even a visiting hare!’
Graham and Helen Stratford | Coulsdon – Surrey | July 2017

'Stunning design – most luxurious accommodation and furnishings – absolutely perfect in every way. Even the weather smiled on us. Thank you for creating this Blue Beyond haven for others to enjoy. Highlight – watching gannets drive whilst lying in bed!'
Susan and John MacLeod | Milngavie – Glasgow | July 2017

‘What a lovely stay again. The time has just flown! See you next year.’
Mary Rowland | Ramsey – Hampshire | August 2017

‘We have had a wonderful time on our first visit to Tiree. Thanks to Colin and Susan for making us so welcome. We can’t see you improving the cottage – it’s excellent.’
Mike and Vicki Irwin | Cramlington – Northumberland | August 2017

‘Whatever we expected from out holiday on Tiree, to stay at Blue Beyond Cottage was even better; the perfect place to relax and reload. Many thanks to Susan and Colin for their outstanding hospitality.’
Martina Höfel and Norbert Beneke | Minden/Gladbeck – Germany
September 2017

Pets Smoking
Disabled Access Outside Space
Parking Outside Storage
Wi-Fi Garden Furniture
Bed Linen Towels
Name Colin and Susan Woodcock
Phone 01879 220510
Mobile 07932 378006
Address 1 Sunbeam Cottage
Address 2 Balemartine
City Isle of Tiree
State Argyll
Post Code PA77 6UA
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