Holiday cottages in the Isle of Man

Dandy Rigg Cottage

Colby, Isle of Man
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Dandy Rigg Cottage is a traditional Manx cottage in a peaceful rural setting in the south of the Isle of Man
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Description

Dandy Rigg Cottage is a traditional Manx cottage, known as a 'tholtan' which has been modernised to a comfortable three-star holiday cottage, located in the quiet countryside of the south of the Isle of Man. Located on the south facing hillside above Colby village the cottage setting is ideal for a peaceful retreat. From the garden enjoy panoramic views across and out to sea. On a clear day you can even make out the hills of the Welsh coastline from the grounds of the cottage.

The cottage has one double bedroom and one twin bedroom. There is free wifi throughout the cottage.

Though secluded, it is within 3 miles of the ancient capital of Mann, Castletown, picturesque Port St Mary, and the popular seaside village of Port Erin with its sheltered bay and sandy beach. Douglas is ten miles away, and the Airport just four miles.

Vehicles may be parked to the front of the cottage on a quiet country lane at the bottom of Dandy Rigg House.

In Colby itself there is a well-stocked Spar shop providing groceries and newspapers. This is adjacent to the local public house, The Colby Glen which is approximately two miles away.

The nearest bus stop is Colby, less than half a mile away. There are regular buses to the south, and Douglas.

Local transport also includes a narrow gauge steam railway which runs from Port Erin to Douglas with a halt at Colby. This is an experience not to be missed!

Lounge/Dining room: Comfortable 2 seater sofa and 2 chairs, chest of drawers, TV, dining table and four chairs.

Kitchen: Containing cooker and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine.

Bedroom 1: Double bed (4'6"), bedside tables, shelving, wardrobe.

Bedroom 2: Twin beds, wardrobe, bedside cabinet

Family Bathroom: Walk in shower, w/c and sink.

Parking: Parking available 45 yards from the front door, in a small parking area on the country lane.

Changeover Day: Arrival 4:00pm - departure 10:00am

Power and Heating: Electricity and heating included in rent.

Free Wifi: Included

Bedding and Linen: Bed linen & towels provided, please bring your own beach towels.

Baby Equipment: Cot and High chair available to hire at additional cost.

Shop: 1.5 ml Pub: 1.5 ml

Accessibility: Upon entry to the garden there are a three steps and along foot path, followed by a small lip on the front door. This is a single level property. Due to the steps and narrow doorway the property is not suitable for wheelchair users.

Features

Free Wifi, Washing Machine, Linen Provided , Outdoor seating, Towels provided, Great for couples, Great for Staycations, Rural views

Map and directions

Reviews

Megan, York wrote a review on 5th of August 2022

Lovely stay at Dandy Rigg Cottage

We stayed at Dandy Rigg Cottage with our two young children and had a lovely time. The cottage was clean and well equipped, and what a spot! We loved the huge front garden, and the view to the coast. Beds were comfortable and the shower worked well. I was pleased to see a DVD player (in the absence of streaming services - good for entertainment in the evening or if the weather's poor) and if we stay again I'll pack some films. Having two young children and being on the Island for a week, we made good use of the washing machine and drying line at the back - a godsend! If staying with children you probably would want to have a car in this location - otherwise you could walk and bus or train to many places. The Spar shop in Colby was handy for essentials. We would love to stay again.

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Timothy, Middlewich wrote a review on 24th of July 2022

Lovely cottage with stunning views

What a lovely cottage set in complete peace and tranquillity. You can sea the sea over the long front garden and all you can hear outside is the occasional sheep. Comfy beds and excellently presented. Nicely appointed shower room (recent) and the Kitchen is adequate rather than lavish, but enough as I don’t expect many will be cooking big meals when there is so much around.

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Barbara, Bury wrote a review on 3rd of June 2022

A very enjoyable week.

Excellent accommodation in a peaceful location. Ideally situated for visiting the whole island as we brought our car on the ferry.

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Clive, Grange-over-sands wrote a review on 30th of April 2022

Excellent place to stay

A lovely spot for a very restful break on the island. The staff at island escapes were very helpful at all times and the owner who lives next door was also friendly and helpful.

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Bev, Bristol wrote a review on 19th of April 2022

Lovely cottage in a beautiful location

We loved our stay at Dandy Rigg and will definitely be returning. The cottage is set in a big garden and there was a field behind which we could use to play in with the kids. The views are amazing. The cottage comfortably slept 2 adults and 2 children and the facilities provided all that we needed. The cottage is priced very reasonably, and the host was lovely. I'd fully recommend it.

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Chris, Glasgow wrote a review on 1st of March 2022

a fine and dandy cottage

A most excellent 1st time visit to the island, thanks in part to using this very pleasant cottage as a home from home.

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Susan, Swansea wrote a review on 21st of September 2021

Beautiful setting

Very clean & well supplied with kitchen utensils. A bit out of the way but peaceful & scenic. Excellent eatery the Colby Glen Inn 5mins away

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Raymond, Wigan wrote a review on 13th of September 2021

A nice weeks break

A nice little cottage in a very good location. The host was very nice and took care of our needs. Overall, good value for money and a very pleasant stay.

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Samantha, Port Erin wrote a review on 16th of June 2021

Great location, lovely cottage

The cottage was perfect for our self-isolation week (2 adults). It is in a beautiful location with a big front lawn and attractive views down the hill and out to sea. The owner was very friendly, attentive to our needs and respectful at all times of isolation requirements. The beds were incredibly comfortable, exceeding all expectations. The cottage was spotlessly clean and had everything we needed. It did get a little cool in the lounge in evenings but there is a heater in the bedroom wardrobe which we used so this was not a problem. All in all a fantastic stay and would love to stay there again.

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Karen, Isle Of Man wrote a review on 9th of April 2021

Beautiful Cottage

Had the best time at Dandy Rig Cottage, the cottage has everything you need .. super cosy .. garden is lovely with amazing views.. can not recommend enough.. will definitely be going back.

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Guest, Douglas wrote a review on 27th of September 2020

Comfortable, relaxing break

A lovely relaxing weeks stay. Nice clean comfortable cottage. Friendly owner. Would recommend to the family and friends. An upgrade on the tv package would be good.

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