Entire home
646 ft²
Sea view
Washing machine
Free WiFi
Free parking

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Gumtree Cottage is situated on the Scottish Isle of Islay and can be found within the village of Coal Ila.
The accommodation is located in an annex of the main house. Guests benefit from free WiFi and private parking available on site.

The cottage sleeps four people and comprises of two large double bedrooms. It also comes with a kitchen and a seating area with a a flat-screen TV and Blu-ray player.

Bowmore is 10.6 miles from Gumtree Cottage.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Gumtree Cottage has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 5 Sept 2017.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Free private parking available on-site

Reliable info
Guests say the description and photos for this property are accurate.


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Accommodation Type
Bedroom 1:
3 large double beds
Bedroom 2:
1 double bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • Hello we are looking to book for 3 nights 21-24 Sept but have two well behaved labs who sleep in dog crates, would you be able to accept this booking?
    Hi Good Evening Thank you for your enquiry. Apologies l do not accept pets. Kindest regards Flora
    Answered on 28 September 2022
  • We were keen on 27-30th October but looks like cal Mac stop on 23rd October
    Hi Good Morning Cal Mac operate a winter timetable but operate throughout the year. Please check Cal Mac online. Kindest regards Flora
    Answered on 29 September 2022
  • Hi, do you take workmen ? we have 3 guys who are doing repar works at the airport runway
    Good Afternoon I have taken workmen previously, however, it would depend on the dates required. Kindest Regards Flora
    Answered on 26 August 2020
  • Are you dog friendly
    My apologies I do not accept pets.
    Answered on 9 December 2021
  • Hi any bars restaurants nearby. Keen to come over and visit a few distilleries so will drive over. I trust from the mainland the ferry comes in close
    Port Askaig Hotel and Vallygrant Inn are closest to property. There are multiple options available if you travel to Bowmore which is 13 miles away. If..
    Answered on 28 September 2022
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Host Information

Host review score

A newly constructed conversion situated at the heart of Coal Ila. Gumtree Cottage is situated approximately 15 mins from Bowmore and the main amenities of the island.
retired mechanical engineer 25 years in the whisky industry
The small village of caol ila is a great base to explore Islay, located just 5 mins from the ferry port of Port Askaig and 15 mins from Bowmore - the islands capital.
Language spoken: English
Property surroundings *
1 restaurant on site

    ballygrant inn

    No additional info available

Quality rating
Booking.com rated the quality of this property as 3 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.
Facilities of Gumtree Cottage
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Tumble dryer
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Fireplace
  • Seating Area
Media & Technology
  • Blu-ray player
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Video
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Private entrance
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Garden
Food & Drink
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
  • Horse riding
    Additional charge
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Outdoor & View
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • Sea view
  • View
Building characteristics
  • Detached
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Car hire
Entertainment and family services
  • Books, DVDs, or music for children
Cleaning services
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Gumtree Cottage takes special requests - add in the next step!


15:30 - 20:00

You'll need to let the property know in advance what time you'll arrive.


10:00 - 10:30


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

No cots or extra beds are available.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Payments by Booking.com

Booking.com takes your payment on behalf of the property for this stay, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

An additional cot or single bed is available on request.

Please inform Gumtree Cottage in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

Legal information

This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

FAQs about Gumtree Cottage

  • Check-in at Gumtree Cottage is from 15:30, and check-out is until 10:30.

  • The prices at Gumtree Cottage may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Gumtree Cottage can accommodate the following group size:

    • 4 guests

    For more detailed information, please check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Gumtree Cottage offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Horse riding
    • Bicycle rental

  • Gumtree Cottage has 1 restaurant:

    • ballygrant inn

  • Gumtree Cottage is 700 yards from the centre of Port Askaig.

  • Gumtree Cottage has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 2 bedrooms

    For more detailed information, please check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.