Holiday cottages in the Isle of Man

Little Haven

Douglas, Isle of Man
Ref: 574301
Just off the promenade in Douglas, Little Haven is a cosy cottage refurbished to a high standard.
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Description

Little Haven is located in a quiet neighbourhood set just off Summerhill Road, close to the promenade in Douglas, Isle of Man.

Close to the Manx Electric Railway, the famous Douglas Bay Horse Tramway, and Douglas Promenade, Little Haven is the perfect base for a short break on the Isle of Man, especially if you do not have your own transport. Enjoy a meal at L'experience, a renowned french restaurant just a couple of minutes walk away or a pint at the Queens Hotel or Terminus Tavern before a stroll along the promenade back to the cottage. For motorsport fans the cottage is located close to the world famous Isle of Man TT circuit. A popular choice with business travellers also, the property is located close to the islands financial and e-gaming industry. There is a bus stop close by with direct routes to the Sea Terminal and the airport.

Stepping inside you are greeted with an open plan living arrangement, consisting of two living rooms, complete with log burners for those cooler months, running through to a stylish well equipped kitchen with breakfast bar and comfortable stool seating. The downstairs also features a WC and cloak room. Upstairs two double bedrooms connect with a "Jack and Jill" style bathroom complete with Jacuzzi bath, with shower over. One of the real surprises with this property is the spacious roof terrace which leads out from the double bedroom, and connected with a spiral staircase on the outside of the property also. This space offers a private outdoor space, which is a real sheltered suntrap.

Safe, Clean, Legal COVID 19: Accredited

Visit Isle of Man rating: 4 Star

Holiday Let features

Ground Floor

Lounge area:
Comfortable corner sofa, coffee table, TV, log burner. Separate snug living area with additional sofa and log burner.

Kitchen: Well equipped, containing dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer, cooker and gas hob.

Cloakroom: With toilet and wash hand basin

Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer

First Floor

Bedroom 1: King sized bed, wardrobe, bedside cabinets, door opening onto roof terrace

Bedroom 2: Double bed (4'6"), bedside cabinets, hanging space and shelving.

Bathroom: "Jack and Jill" style with access from both bedrooms including Jacuzzi bath with shower over, W/C, and sink

General

Parking:
Parking for one small car available around the side of the property.

Changeover Day: Flexible, 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: A cot and high chair are available on request at an additional cost.

Shop: 0.5 ml Pub: 0.2 ml

Features

Free Wifi, Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Tumble Dryer, Log burner, Linen Provided , Hairdryer, DVD player, Outdoor seating, Towels provided, En-suite bathroom, Great for couples, Near a pub, Near to beach, Near a shop

Map and directions

Reviews

Andrew, Bodmin wrote a review on 26th of September 2022

A memorable time in Douglas

We chose this house because we wanted to be in Douglas to go about by public transport. We were not disappointed. A really lovely holiday in lovely accommodation. It was a pity when the holiday was over.

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Madeline, South Shields wrote a review on 13th of August 2022

Fab stay, lovely property.

We stayed as a family of 4 and really enjoyed our stay. Very home from home as was so well equipped and had everything we needed. Beds very comfortable, the roof terrace is a gorgeous little spot to unwind and the location is fantastic. The parking space is tight but manageable and we had no issues getting in and it it, would definitely recommend.

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Agata, Laxey wrote a review on 23rd of July 2022

Lovely apartament in good location

It was the most hot summer week in 2022. I have enjoyed calm stay in the apartment. All instructions given are on the beginning a bit difficult to follow but in the end it's all good. The localization is a big advantage. A lot of places to see, where to eat, also to get a delivery. All was left clean and tidy. Previous vacationers left the dishwasher in a bit unpleasant condition, the pan drawers were chaotic, some of tools had rice stuck on. Happens... I made sure to leave washing machine open due to moisture building up and mold. In the apartment was plenty of space for all stuff. I have found everything needed. The bed was very comfortable, close to the bathroom. A good feature was the presence of two bathrooms (one downstairs, one upstairs). Smart TV with build-in DVD easy to use. In such hot days I had to keep all windows shaded to lower the temperature. Unfortunately all of them were key-locked so I couldn't open them. Lack of the air conditioner in bedroom made the nights a bit sweaty. Useful was to keep balcony open but I wasn't feeling comfortable to leave it open overnight - everyone could access our bedroom from the balcony if it's not closed. I have contacted the service to fix the jacuzzi but unluckily I had to stay without using it. I think poor communication confused me the most. There was one day a sudden noise when someone came to jet-wash all the windows + balcony. I wasn't expecting anyone on that day but even later someone came into our apartment by using their keys (very lucky that I was dressed). At least I got the apology and information where are parking keys (old informations in information folder given). Despite small confusions, I recommend staying in the Little Haven.

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Louise, Stockport wrote a review on 9th of July 2022

Little Haven

We enjoyed our stay at Little Haven although we felt we were some distance from the heart of the town. Very clean and contemporary inside. Also it would have been nice to be a little closer to a convenience store . The local pub The Terminus was very close by and a lovely way to end a day with a drink overlooking the bay .

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Edmund, Lancaster wrote a review on 2nd of July 2022

Good base for a great holiday

The cottage was easy to find, and well situated close to the Promenade, Electric Railway and Summer Hill Glen (delightful). It is well-equipped, with a luxurious bath, and generally comfortable. We were able to lock our bikes up to the outside spiral staircase.We found it pretty comfortable. Threre were w few niggles - the key to the roof terrace didn't work (we were assured that it would be replaced) neother did the dishwasher. The bedding was a bit warm for summer and a tea-towel would have been handy. That said, it was a great base for a splendid holiday - assisted by the presence of a comprehensive public trnsport timetable, which, with a Go Explore card, amde getting around the island easy and fun.

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Anne, Leominster wrote a review on 27th of May 2022

Fabulous Cottage

What a fantastic cottage, thank you. Couldn't fault it. We came over as foot passengers without a car, so didn't need to park, but the space was empty all week. We used the excellent public transport instead.

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Gerald, Chesterfield wrote a review on 16th of May 2022

Lovely cottage

Lovely cottage. Clean and well equipped. Quiet location but quite a walk from the centre of Douglas. We were fine and the walking was good exercise but probably wouldn’t suit anyone with mobility issues. Good value.

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Adam, Kineton wrote a review on 19th of April 2022

Clean, comfortable, well-located, but difficult parking

Our family of 2 adults and 2 young children stayed here last week and had a very enjoyable visit. The house was spotless and clutter-free, and the kitchen was very well-equipped for family living. Both bedrooms were spacious and comfortable with plenty of room to unpack. It is well situated for access to Douglas Promenade and trams and buses so ideal for visitors without a car. The main niggle we had with the property is that the parking space provided was almost inaccessible most of the week due to the parking of the neighbours, despite the efforts of the owners to keep the space free. There is, however, street parking a short walk away or on the prom.

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Lisa, Twickenham wrote a review on 24th of December 2021

Just what we needed

Everything was as described. There’s a lovely kitchen and lounge area, all very modern. The bathroom is great and the beds were very comfy. Your driving skills will be tested getting in to the parking space

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Paul, Whitehaven wrote a review on 12th of August 2021

Perfect location, parking very difficult

Lovely little cottage in a very good location close to Douglas Promenade. Only downside is parking, property has a dedicated parking space but every evening another vehicle was parked in it meaning we had to park some distance from the property.

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Richard, Leicester wrote a review on 31st of July 2021

Very nice property

Very good in nearly every way. We had no car but the parking space for the property was illegally taken by a white van during a lot of our time here.

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