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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.


‘Once again a calm, peaceful holiday in stunning surroundings. The cottage is amazing. We will be back soon we hope.’
George and Lesley Henderson | Newcastle upon Tyne | April 2018

‘We have had a perfect two weeks at BBC. Weather has been good and we’ve walked on all the beaches. We’ve enjoyed the views from inside and outside the cottage. This has been a lovely place to stay – very calming. We would love to come back. Thanks Susan and Colin for creating such a lovely place.’
Fay and David Dyer | Ontario | April 2018

‘Lovely cottage, lovely island – who cares about the weather?’
Linda and Howard Thompson | Musselburgh | May 2018

‘Thank you again Susan and Colin – we had a lovely time.’
Kathryn and David Webster | Burnley | May 2018

‘Had a lovely time in your very stylish cottage. Love Tiree and hopefully will return. Thanks Colin and Susan for the lovely welcome.’
John and Margaret McCauley | Paisley | May 2018

‘Such a haven of beauty, peace and calm for us as ever, but more especially this year. Tiree has worked its magic again and so has Blue Beyond Cottage. Simply the best ever holiday destination. We love you! We go home much comforted, restored and revived. Thank you from our hearts.’
Sue and Robert Armstrong | Chichester | May 2018

‘Perfect cottage, perfect location, perfect weather – what more could we ask for! Thank you so much Susan and Colin for a fantastic holiday.’
Elaine and Dave Gaiger | Seaton Sluice | June 2018

‘Another wonderful week – with wall to wall sunshine. Perfection!.’
Brenda and Gordon Kelly | Banchory | June 2018

‘Another first class stay in this wonderful accommodation. It’s a great credit to Colin and Susan who make us so welcome. Our third visit in glorious weather and lovely people on the island. We’ll be back! Many thanks.’
Ian and Barbara Roxburgh | Lockerbie | June 2018

‘A wonderful week spent in this delightful cottage with stunning views across the bay. Thank you Colin and Susan for creating such a peaceful environment. We also look forward to enjoying your artwork at our home.’
Paul and Samantha Kind | Harrow – London | July 2018

‘Thoroughly enjoyed our first visit to Tiree – and so glad we were at Blue Beyond. Perfect place to stay – lovely cottage, perfectly equipped and on its own wonderful beach! Thank you Colin and Susan. We hope to be back!’
Ian and Lesley McLean | Edinburgh | July 2018

Really lovely to come back to Blue Beyond Cottage and find it was just as good as we remembered. Very welcoming, and we had a most relaxing stay with our highlight watching two otters playing and fishing in the bat nearby. Thank you to Colin and Susan for another fantastic week. Such a wonderful place – we’ll be back!’
Laurence and Rhona Truman | Menston – West Yorkshire | September 2018

‘Wow, what a perfect place! As visitors to Tiree over the years this was our first time to Blue Beyond Cottage and it will not be our last. The cottage exceeded our expectations. We were here during a week of wet weather, including Storm Ali, but we were safe, warm and comfortable. Thank you Susan and Colin – you have something special.’
Hugh and Helen McKinnon | Farnham – Surrey | September 2018

‘A wonderful sanctuary on a magical island. We love every inch of Blue Beyond. It is so comfortable and calming with every attention to detail. A great reflection of this beautiful island. Thank you both.’
Chris and Susan Duncan | Balerno – Edinburgh | September 2018

‘A fantastic cottage, so beautifully and thoughtfully designed and finished, in a great location. This was my first visit to Tiree and hopefully, won’t be my last!’
Alison McDonald | Inverness | October 2018

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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