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Located in Iona in the Isle of Mull region, Machair House has a garden. Featuring sea and mountain views, this holiday home also includes free WiFi. The property is non-smoking and is situated 1.8 km from Iona Abbey. The spacious holiday home features 3 bedrooms, a flat-screen TV with streaming services and a fully equipped kitchen that provides guests with an oven, a microwave, a washing machine, a toaster and a fridge. Towels and bed linen are available in the holiday home. There is also a seating area and a fireplace.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (10.0)

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Accommodation Type
Number of guests
Bedroom 1:
1 extra-large double bed
1 bunk bed
Bedroom 2:
1 single bed
Bedroom 3:
1 double bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Iona
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Guests who stayed here loved

  • Maeve
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Location was fabulous, the views from the sunroom towards the sea were gorgeous. Jamie and Will were both excellent hosts, easy to communicate with and very helpful and responsive with any questions about the island and the house.
  • Sarah
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Such a lovely warm welcome from Will, gorgeous views, highly recommended!
  • Josephine
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Wonderful to be met at jetty and driven to the house. Beautiful views from house. Clean and fresh throughout. Extra touches such as beach towels and games provided. Well equipped kitchen. Lovely bottle of bubbly as welcome gift on arrival! A...
Quality rating rated the quality of this property as 4 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.

Host Information

Host review score
Host review score
Forming a significant proportion of a traditional Croft house on Iona, set on a 30+ acre working croft on the beautiful Island of Iona, Machair is a unique opportunity to take advantage of the peace, tranquility and beauty on offer. This 3 bedroom house is well suited for family holidays or a romantic getaway, whatever your needs. The house is warm, welcoming & freshly decorated and sleeps up to 7 people. The front porch is the perfect place to watch the world go by and the bedrooms are comfortable and inviting. A Smart TV and free-wifi is available. Up to two pets are welcome. No cars are available on the Island, Iona taxi is available for collection and drop off to Machair.
Iona is a welcoming community with plenty of attributes. From white sand beaches to the historic Abbey, there is plenty to see & do. Take a trip on a Staffa Tour or a picnic down a the beach, whatever you choose, Iona will leave a lasting impression. Ferries are extremely busy during the summer season, please see the last photo for an alternative route via Lochaline & Corran ferries if Oban ferry is fully booked.
Language spoken: English

Property surroundings

Facilities of Machair House
Great facilities! Review score, 8.2

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Beachfront
  • Family rooms
No parking available.
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
  • Children's high chair
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Bath or shower
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Fireplace
  • Seating Area
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Electric blankets
  • Private entrance
  • Carpeted
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Beachfront
  • Garden
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
  • Beach
Outdoor & View
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • Sea view
  • View
Building characteristics
  • Detached
Entertainment and family services
  • Books, DVDs, or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Family rooms
Safety & security
  • Carbon monoxide detector
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules
Machair House takes special requests - add in the next step!

From 15:00 to 18:00
You'll need to let the property know in advance what time you'll arrive.
From 10:00 to 11:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required option.
Damage policy
If you cause damage to the property during your stay, you could be asked to pay up to £150 after check-out, according to this property's Damage Policy.
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

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

No age restriction
There is no age requirement for check-in
Payments by 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
Free!Pets are allowed. No extra charges.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

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

If you cause damage to the property during your stay, you could be asked to pay up to £150 after check-out, according to this property's Damage Policy.

FAQs about Machair House

  • Machair House offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Beachfront
    • Beach

  • Machair House can accommodate the following group size:

    • 7 guests

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

  • Machair House has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 3 bedrooms

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

  • Machair House is 950 yards from the centre of Iona. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

  • Check-in at Machair House is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Yes, Machair House is popular with guests booking family stays.