Holiday cottages in the Isle of Man


Port Erin, Isle of Man
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Baljean is a charming, eighteenth century cottage, enjoying an enviable position overlooking Port Erin Bay and its lovely sandy beach.
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Baljean is one of the oldest cottages in Port Erin and has been renovated and modernised to the highest standards for use as a truly memorable holiday home. Whether it’s a summer visit to enjoy all that goes on on the Isle of Man or a cosy winter break, Baljean is a comfortable retreat at any time of the year.

Baljean sleeps up to four people in two bedrooms, one double with king size bed, and a second bedroom containing an two adult sized comfortable single beds. Both bedrooms are en-suite to the modern bathroom in a Jack and Jill style.

There is a modern fitted kitchen including a dishwasher, fridge and freezer. A washer/dryer is tucked away.

The living room has a magnificent Manx "Chiollagh" stone fireplace with wood burning stove, comfortable seating and a fold-out dining table seating up to four people. Kick back and relax on the chairs in the bay window of the living room which overlooks Port Erin bay and Bradda Head, often bustling with beachgoers in the summer months. The beach is a popular spot for dog walkers in the quieter months too! Baljean is pet friendly too, perfectly geared up to bring them with you as the property features a washroom with a basin around the side of the property.

You can sit and relax outside at the end of the day, enjoying a glass of your favourite tipple and watching the sun go down over the bay.

There are lots of hidden gems to discover and details to admire at Baljean. There is a heated window sill in the master bedroom so you can sit and admire the sea views with a warm bum! Baljean also features art by local artist Kate Summerville, whose work explores the sea and the coast, perfect for a seaside cottage such as this!

The Manx influence extends throughout the property, featuring soft furnishings made from local Loughton wool and Pooil Vaaish black limestone flooring embedded with fossils!

An excellent base for enjoying the beauty and all that goes on in the Isle of Man including or for just relaxing and soaking up the views, which, from this cottage are simply incredible.

Visit Isle of Man rating: 4 Star Gold

Holiday Let Features

Ground Floor

Living room and dining area:
Sofa, TV, Coffee table, woodburning stove, 2 chairs and a fold out dining table with space for 4 people
Kitchen: Containing two ovens, ceramic hob, microwave, toaster, kettle, dishwasher, fridge-freezer, washer/dryer
Outdoor: Small outdoor seating area to take in the view! There is also a room to clean your dog after a muddy walk!

First Floor

Bedroom 1: King size double bed, chest of drawers, hanging space, desk with small mirror
Bedroom 2: Adult sized single beds, wardrobe
Jack & Jill Bathroom: Walk-in shower, W/C, wash hand basin
Snug room: A small space in the attic to unwind and relax


Parking: Free street parking at the front. There is an exterior socket which can be used to charge electric vehicles.
Changeover Day: Flexible - arrival 4:00pm - departure 10:00am
Pets: 2 small or 1 medium size dog permitted
Baby Equipment: Cot and high chair available to hire at additional cost.
Power & Heating: Heating & Electricity included
Wifi: Free Wifi included
Bedding & Linen: Bed linen and towels provided.
Shop: 0.2 ml Pub: 0.1 ml
Accessibility: There is a narrow lane leading to the property, one step into the cottage and then stairs up onto the first floor. The staircase is quite steep and narrow, and the bathroom and bedrooms are located on the 1st floor. Please note that the snug room in the attic is accessed by a very steep and narrow set of stairs, not suitable for those with reduced mobility or young children.


Free Wifi, Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Tumble Dryer, High Chair Available, Log burner, Linen Provided , Hairdryer, Pets accepted, Towels provided, En-suite bathroom, Great for couples, Near a golf course, Great for Staycations, Sea View, Near a pub, Near to beach, Self Guided Walks, Near a shop

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Graham, Merseyside wrote a review on 26th of July 2022

A Return Trip to a Favourite Manx Holiday Cottage

The position of Baljean is quite special, overlooking Port Erin Bay, which is why we have spent quite a few holidays there over the years. However the recent modern refurbishment has added to the appeal, giving it a real seaside holiday feel. The kitchen and upstairs rooms are very well appointed with good facilities. The decent sized sitting/dining room, with excellent views would probably benefit from a more substantial table and chairs and the TV relocated for more all round relaxed viewing, especially when there are more than 2 guests. We will however certainly continue to use this ideally situated cottage which ticks all the boxes for our requirements.





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Carolyn, Ramsey wrote a review on 1st of July 2022

A relaxing location.

A lovely cottage with outstanding views out to sea and the whole of Port Erin Bay. Very convenient for shops, buses, trains and many walking opportunities. Parking location may pose a problem for some due to there being no turning areas and therefore having to reverse in or out of the road. The cottage is very well equipped, especially the kitchen. Other rooms, such as the second bedroom, would benefit from a mirror near a power point and maybe a small shelf as space is limited. Milk, butter, cheese, bread and a small selection of biscuits, tea and coffee were gratefully appreciated. A most enjoyable stay.





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