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Excellent 5/5 6 reviews

Lilac Patio Garden

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Convenient central location, close to Ballasalla train station and bus stop outside the door, tastefully converted and finished. Spacious Ch heated ground floor, two bedroom apartment comprising large double bedroom and dressing room and bathroom ensuite with French doors opening out on a large south facing terrace.

Huge living room with antique furniture, large wall mounted flat screen TV. 2nd bedroom en suite with 2 twin beds Utility room with washing machine and dryer. Large kitchen with dining table, dishwasher etc. Double glazing; gas fired central heating.

5th person can be accommodated with put-u-up bed. Supplement £50 per week.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Castletown 3 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 300 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Ronaldsway 500 m, Nearest railway: Ballasalla 300 m
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, Video player, Fax machine, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Lilac Cottage is a delightful spacious 2 bedroomed property with 2 en suite bathrooms, huge living room, kitchen and utility room. Extra single bed available. Large screen TV, Wi-Fi, Washing machine, Dishwasher

The property is equipped for 4 people, there is a spare bed for a 5th person (which may be used at a supplement and subject to agreement with the owners)

Bicycles available by arrangement with the owner. Thermos flask, deckchairs, cooler box available on request.

Safe available at owners premises.

Housekeeping/servicing by arrangement. Large patio terrace with an original well feature.

Specially adapted for a wheelchair access. Ramp is available.

Bicycles are available by arrangement with the owner

Thermos flask, deckchairs, cooler box available on request

Safe available at owners premises

Fax & photocopying services available through owner

Free Wi-Fi available. Wi-Fi also available in nearby Whitestone pub

Housekeeping can be arranged

Further details outdoors

External patio gardens

Off street parking

Quiet courtyard

Further details

DISCOUNT of 10% on all bookings of 2 weeks (excl TT & MGP)

Minimum bookings of one week June/July/August.

Please see booking form for details of dilapidation deposits normally £150 per week payable in advance of stay or in cash on arrival

For rentals in excess of 2 weeks there will be a minimum dilapidation deposit of one month's rent.

Full rental payable immediately unless booking is six weeks or prior.

Gas and Electricity readings to be taken on check-in and check-out and will be charged at the rate charged by Manx Gas and MEA.

Linen change free of charge for rentals of longer than one week.

Cleaning service available.

Wi-Fi internet free of charge.

In LILAC Cottage small non shedding dogs may be considered written permission must be obtained from owners prior to rental together with a signed acceptance of our Pet Policy, a supplement of £50 will be charged per week (for carpet cleaning at the end of the rental).

Terms and conditions of all rentals are contained in the Booking form which can be requested from our manxlet website


The Isle of Man region

Set in the Irish Sea, the Isle of Man is a unique destination with over 10,000 years of history. Surprisingly large at over 33 miles long and 13 miles wide, there is far more to the Isle of Man than, at first, meets the eye. Venture away from the capital, Douglas, and you'll find rugged cliffs, sandy coves, miles of uncrowded beaches, enchanting glens and unspoilt countryside, where you can indulge your passion for the great outdoors as you meander through glorious wooded glens drinking in the colours of the purple heather covered moorland.

The ancient Celts, Vikings and Christians left the island with a legacy of their lifetime and all around the island you will find evidence of these early settlers - Celtic crosses, medieval fortresses and Viking burial grounds. Its most famous symbols are the Manx cat and the island's emblem the three legs of Man whose meaning is “whichever way you throw me I stand”.

There are many varied events, festivals and sporting fixtures throughout the year to suit everyone


Ballasalla is located in the South of the island near Castletown and the airport and ideally situated for exploring the island. The local pub is 100yds from the property, there is a Doctor's Surgery & Post Office, a Chinese Restaurant, and one of the best restaurants on the island The Abbey within walking distance.

The Silverburn river runs through the village and there is a delightful walk up through Silverdale Glen and cafe within minutes of the property. There is a bus stop directly outside the property and buses runs approximately every 20 mins to Douglas (8 miles) and Castletown, Port Erin (8 miles).The steam railway also runs through the village going south to Port St Mary and Port Erin via Castletown or north to Douglas and with a short walk in Douglas connects to the Horse Tram and Manx Electric Railway

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Review 1-6 of 6

2 Aug 2014


"wonderful place, bigger than it looks, clean and tidy"

We rented this property for 3 elderly relatives, as they arrived early we were able to drop their luggage off, which made things a lot more convenient.Great accommodation, good location, clean and tid… More

13 Sep 2013


"Wonderful Cottage"

Wonderful cottage with everything you would need for a self catering holiday in the Isle of Man. Well fitted with good sized kitchen and a huge living room/lounge. Double + twin bedrooms at each end o… More

8 Sep 2012


"Huge property"

Very large property, odd shape but allows for couples to have their own space. Would definitely recommend to others.

6 Jun 2012


"Lovely place & great location"

The cottage was lovely, very well equipped & the location was perfect for what we wanted.
Although we got the ferry over (about a 10 to 15 minute drive away) it is very close to the airport (no noise pollution though). The train station is just round the corner & there's a bus stop outside.
There's also lots of information in the cottage including where the nearest shops are, chippy etc. I'd highly recommend the food in the pub over the road, we were just gutted we'd saved eating there until the last night! Big portions & great good value for money!

I have nothing negative to say but I will comment on the wheelchair access. The main access to the property is round the back via 7 or so steps, there were ramps are available but it was quite steep This wasn't a problem for us as we had my brothers to help wheel my Dad up & down but those who are older/ not as strong might struggle. The front door isn't an alternative as it's not wide enough for a wheelchair.
That said, once in Dad didn't have any issues moving round.
A 2nd hand rail in the en suite would be good addition but not a show stopper.

Electric isn't cheap on IOM, it cost us £100 for a week BUT we did have the heating on. This is an additional cost you should bear in mind when looking at rental cost.

I'd highly recommend Lilac Cottage

18 Feb 2012


"Ideal location for touring the Isle of Man. Beautifully presented."

Lovely furnishings and lovely outside space - although too cold for February! Spacious - much more spacious than it looks on the site. Lovely touches like fresh bread, milk, tea and coffee for that l… More

24 Aug 2011


"Lovely cottage in an ideal location for exploring the island."

Spacious and well equipped cottage.
Excellent location for steam train and public transport.
Fantastic food at the Whitestone Inn across the road.

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