Holiday cottages in the Isle of Man

Ellan Vannin

Castletown, Isle of Man
Ref: 566297
An historic home and listed building on the waterfront in the heart of Castletown, the ancient capital of the Isle of Man refurbished to a high standard throughout.
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Description

Ellan Vannin is one of a collection of refurbished listed buildings in an historic area of Castletown in the south of the Isle of Man. Adjoining the Bailey Scott designed former Police station and right next to Castle Rushen, a medieval castle once the home to the Kings and Lords of Mann the area is steeped in history. Overlooking the harbour and waterfront, cross over the footbridge in front of the property and you'll find the Nautical museum. Uncover the story of the inventive George Quayle and his most significant surviving creation Peggy, the earliest known example of a British armed yacht.

Ellan Vannin has been lovingly refurbished to a very high standard, with 3 bedrooms and a comfortable open plan lounge and dining area providing a great space for socialising and entertaining. A rooftop conservatory and terrace overlooking the harbour and castle provides a welcome spot to enjoy a drink or two whilst watching the world go by. Next door is Packet House, which sleeps 4 so could be booked together for a larger group.

Castletown is a great base for a holiday, just 5 minutes from the airport and with a wide range of bars, restaurants and cafes close by. The historic Steam Railway runs through the town connecting it with the islands capital, Douglas and the seaside villages of Port Erin and Port St Mary.

Safe, Clean, Legal COVID 19: Accredited

Visit Isle of Man rating: 5 Star Gold

Ground Floor

Bedroom 1:
King size bed, bedside cabinets, chest of drawers, wardrobe
Bedroom 2: Two single beds, bedside cabinets, chest of drawers, wardrobe
Shower room: With walk in shower, toilet and wash hand basin.

First Floor

Lounge/Dining area:
Two sofas, Dining table and 5 chairs, Apple TV, coffee table, log burner.
Kitchen : Electric oven, electric hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave, kettle and toaster.
Utility room: Complete with washing machine and tumble dryer.

Second Floor

Bedroom 3:
King size bed, bedside cabinets, chest of drawers, wardrobe?
En-Suite: With walk in shower, toilet and wash hand basin.
Conservatory and Roof terrace: With outdoor seating and sun lounger

General

Parking:
An allocated parking spot is provided close by, with additional on street parking if required.
Changeover Day: Flexible - arrival 4:00pm - departure 10:00am
Pets: Not accepted.
Power & Heating: Heating & Electricity included
Wifi: Free Wifi included
Bedding & Linen: Bed linen and towels provided.
Baby Equipment: High chair and cot available on request - extra charge applies.
Shop: 0.1 ml Pub: 0.1 ml
Accessibility: Please note Ellan Vannin has two flights of stairs.

Features

Great for Staycations, Sea View, Near a pub, Near to beach, Near a shop, Free Wifi, Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Tumble Dryer, Cot Available, Log burner, Linen Provided , Outdoor seating, Towels provided, En-suite bathroom

Map and directions

Reviews

Elizabeth, Fareham wrote a review on 11th of September 2021

Fabulous

What a gorgeous place. A very high end finish. Obviously the highlight being the balcony but every room is thoughtfully furnished to a high spec and spotlessly clean. The beds were very comfortable after busy days sightseeing and a few provisions left in the kitchen for our arrival were very welcome. Wish we’d had longer to appreciate all the facilities. Easy booking and entry to the property. The car sat nav took us the wrong way with the post code for 15mins though google maps on my phone sorted us out. A great stay

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Sue, Douglas wrote a review on 13th of August 2021

Long weekend staycation

We shared the property with friends and really enjoyed sitting out on the balcony and the conservatory once the sun went in. Plenty of space for all of us and close to all amenities. Couple of minor issues which were dealt with very quickly. We have stayed at many properties through Island Escapes and would thoroughly recommend them.

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Jeremy, Port St Mary wrote a review on 11th of August 2021

Modern, attractive, well located property

Attractive property well furnished. Loved the prints on the walls. Enjoyed the conservatory and the outside terrace with fabulous views of the castle and harbour. Very convenient, central location. Only criticism was the lack of kitchen equipment. Couldn't find a tea pot, no sieve or salad bowl and no serving dishes.

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Sharon, Douglas wrote a review on 12th of July 2021

Staycation - long weekend

The property is fantastic, high end finishes and all home comforts. Conservatory and outside decking made the stay as weather was fabulous and we were able to eat breakfast and have drinks outside whilst people watching. We could have stayed longer and will definitely return.

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Julie, Isle Of Man wrote a review on 6th of July 2021

Ellan Vannin Staycation

House is beautiful, position is perfect , overlooking the river, a few steps to Costa or the nearest pub ! Shops and restaurants are just a couple of minutes away. The roof terrace is perfect for relaxing and people watching. The house is very comfortable, and has everything you need, and is immaculately clean. Would be lovely in the winter as the lounge has a log burner. Would definitely stay here again .

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Debbie, Isle Of Man wrote a review on 30th of June 2021

Home from home

We spent 6 nights away from Peel and were not at all disappointed. Very comfortable; a home away from home, we could easily have stayed longer. As per previous comments, a lock on the downstairs bathroom is required.

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Janna, Isle Of Man wrote a review on 26th of June 2021

Great stay

We were looking for a rental for 3 weeks due to home renovations & the Island Escape team have been great. Ellen Vannin in Castletown is out 1st week of rental & it’s a fantastic property. So much bigger then it looks from Outside as we were worried this property would be too small but it’s perfect & great layout. Great location in Castletown, walk to shops, restaurants, bus routes & also very quiet. Only feedback is please add a blind to the helix window in the master bedroom as it’s light all night & also only 4 mugs in the house so just needs a few more added. Would highly recommend this property. Thanks Island Escape Team & we are looking forward to moving to property number 2 today.

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John, Douglas wrote a review on 1st of June 2021

Fabulous Luxury EllanVannin Staycation

We stayed 3 nights in Ellan Vannin and it had the Wow factor. This beautiful property was spotless clean and had everything you needed for a luxurious 5* staycation. It’s perfect location looking over Castletown harbour and magnificent weather enabled us to use the balcony and use the house to its full potential. A welcoming pack was much appreciated. We will definitely be back and recommend Ellan Vannin highly. The only faults we can think of are; there was no lock on the down stairs loo and because we dropped lucky with magnificent weather a sun parasol and small drinks/ nibbles table on the balcony would have been appreciated.

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Jenny, Laxey wrote a review on 17th of May 2021

Amazing accommodation!!

That top bedroom is out of this world, and being sat with a glass of wine on the balcony was bliss!! Thank you so much for a lovely weekend.

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Nathan, Douglas wrote a review on 3rd of May 2021

Brilliant location. Imaginative and highly attractive use of space. Thought of everything.

Attractive and sensitive decor, with Steam Packet motif echoing the building's historical use. Imaginitive use of space, without sacrificing usability. Lovely touch to have a card as a greeting and activities for children. My only complaint is the playing cards were bust (though all present), I kept losing.

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Alison, Douglas wrote a review on 30th of April 2021

Castletown Staycation

Ellan Vannin is a lovely property especially in the good weather. The location is perfect with everything you need on your doorstep and walking routes in all directions. The quality of linen, towels, robes, toiletries etc was excellent for a holiday rental and the property has been modernised nicely. The showers are excellent too, loads of hot water and great pressure. We really enjoyed the views from the house and the roof terrace. We had a couple of small niggles which Island Escapes resolved quickly. There were 5 of us staying and whilst there is plenty of room there are a few things that for us would improve the property further. They are a blind for the top floor bedroom velux window, a lock for the downstairs bathroom and some coat hooks in the hall. All in all, a great stay and we would happily return.

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Guest, Douglas wrote a review on 5th of October 2020

Beautiful home in an amazing setting

Location was perfect on the Quay in Castletown. Beautifully refurbished with a high quality finish throughout. Island Escapes are always a pleasure to deal with.

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Maurice, Ramsey, Isle Of Man wrote a review on 2nd of October 2020

Location, Location, Location

Our 'staycation' at Ellan Vannin was a great success. A lovely property in a great location. We enjoyed actually staying in Castletown instead of visiting for the day from the north of the Island. Plenty of good walks to suit all tastes and abilities, nice atmosphere in the town and good pubs and restaurants. Island Escapes were all that one could wish for, and we will certainly book with them in the future.

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Gillian, Ramsey wrote a review on 29th of September 2020

Wow! Perfect Staycation

Ideally situated Historic house superbly restored with top quality furniture and furnishings. Lovely home from home. Happy memories made with family. Can’t wait to return.

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Rowland, Guernsey wrote a review on 9th of September 2020

A Happy Stay in The Isle of Man

This was our second booking/break with Island Escapes. They are a very professional and caring company.

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Rachel, Jurby wrote a review on 31st of August 2020

Wonderful property

We loved our stay at Ellan Vannin. Island Escapes have put a lot of thought into making the facilities excellent and the little touches make a big difference, especially when travelling with young children. The welcome pack is just the icing on the cake. We had a fabulous stay and can’t wait to stay at one of their other properties in the near future.

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Peter, Balalaugh wrote a review on 31st of August 2020

Castletown Staycation

Great location for staycation, in comfortable well equipped property. within easy reach of town centre pubs, restaurants and coastal walks. Just park the car and forget it. You won't be needing it until your going home. Highly recommended.

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Peter, Laxey wrote a review on 20th of July 2020

We would recommend this property to anyone!

The house was perfect! It had everything we could possibly need, it was spotless, and is in the perfect location. We had an amazing weekend and would definitely stay again. We will 100% be booking another staycation with Island Escapes!

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