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Our timeshare programme was launched over 40 years ago, giving guests the opportunity to select a particular week in their chosen cottage and return to it annually. This is the offering we like to call Islandshare.

Since its inception, more than 3,000 families have bought an average of two weeks on this beautiful island, with many shares passed down from one generation to the next. As an Islandshare owner, you are a valued guest who has made a long-term commitment to being part of our island community. In return, you’ll find that everyone on the Estate is dedicated to ensuring your stay here is happy and relaxing, year after year.


A limited number of cottages and weeks are available for 40-year Islandshare ownership (to view available properties, download from the link on the left). Our cottages sleep from two to ten people, with a choice between traditional island homes and more contemporary beachfront properties.

Each of our Islandshare properties is beautifully furnished, contains original artworks and has Wi-Fi connectivity and satellite television. All are uniquely designed and have varying configurations, and a number have ground floor bedrooms. For full details of our Islandshare arrangements, please download our Disclosure Declaration.

Islandshare Reservation Enquiry Form Open

If you have any queries or would like more information on our Islandshare Cottages contact our Islandshare team on +44 (0)1720 424111 or email

Our Cottages

Sea Garden Cottages

Sea Garden Cottages

Sitting right on the water’s edge at Old Grimsby on the eastern side of Tresco, the Sea Garden Cottages provide luxurious accommodation with breathtaking views across to St Martin’s, Round Island and the Eastern Isles.

Flying Boat Cottages

Flying Boat Cottages

Built on the site of a former World War One flying boat station, these contemporary New England style beachfront cottages sleep up to ten people and are available to rent by the week. They are located on the western side of the island with the Spa, Store and Delicatessen, Flying Boat Restaurant, bike hire and Island Office conveniently located on the doorstep.

Traditional Cottages

Traditional Cottages

Our characterful, traditional Scillonian cottages range from small, one bedroom former fishermen’s and flower pickers’ cottages, to large detached houses which can sleep up to ten people. They are scattered across the island with some having sea views while others look out onto countryside.

Supported by The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in Rural Areas

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