Port Ellen holiday townhouse accommodation with beach/lake nearby, internet access, balcony/terrace and walking

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  • Townhouse
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min stay
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Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking. See Policies & House Rules
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

From the owner

Please note that we have introduced strict COVID-19 cleaning & Disinfecting protocols in our cottage. These are described in our 'Terms & Conditions' and are there to protect you, our guest, and our staff from the virus.

This traditional stone built terraced cottage dating from the early 1880's is situated on Loch Leodamais in the centre of Port Ellen village. It has been extended and sympathetically modernised to a high standard. The original open beams have been retained as have various other features. There is a fully equipped modern kitchen, 3 bedrooms (2 double & 1 twin) sleeping up to six, a cot, a comfortable lounge area with log burning stove, a dining area with table seating for up to 6 and a high chair, FreeSat TV & digital entertainment systems, unlimited wifi and thermostat controlled oil fired central heating throughout. The village hotels, pubs, restaurants, shops, the Post Office and the Calmac ferry terminal are all within 5 minutes walking distance of the cottage. The beach and village green are across the road.Laphroaig, Lagavullin and Ardbeg distilleries are all within easy walking distance of the front door. We offer flexible arrangements from 4 to 7 nights at all times of the week. Due to our operating a COVID-19 related 2 day closeout period before and after each booking, we can only accept 2 or 3 night bookings where they slot between existing bookings. For further information on our policy for 2 and 3 night stays, please enquire.

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Amenities

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
  • Bedroom 2: Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3: Bunk Bed
  • 2 Family bathrooms

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • High chair available

Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Essentials

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • Patio
  • Waterfront
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Boat available
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Interaction with guest

We charge an extra £45/night where the number of adult guests exceeds 5. We charge an extra £5/guest for the use of our laundry facilities where the number of nights stayed is less than 4. In line with our COVID-19 protocols, we operate a Key-Safe system. The Key-Safe is located at the front door entry to the cottage. Guests are given the Key-Safe pin code before arrival. We also ask guests to strip the beds they have used and to put the bedclothes together with all towels (bath, hand, kitchen and bathroom) and bathmats into the zipped plastic bags provided by us. Please be reassured that our cottage is COVID-19 protected. We try to ensure the safety of our guests and our staff at all times.
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Cancellation policy

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Things to know

Check in: 16:00 Check out: 10:00
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Payment

This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Damage deposit: £250.00

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Smoking

No smoking at this property

House rules

Stag parties are not accepted.

Guests should state the makeup (no of adult males/females and the age group) of their party, when booking.

Guests staying for 3 or 2 nights who wish to use the laundry facilities will be charged £15.00/guest, paid in advance.

Adult guests exceeding 5 in number are charged £60/night extra.

The house facilities are for the use of paying guests only. Use by others is strictly not permitted.

Non compliance with our house rules may result in immediate eviction.

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About the owner

John M.
Average reply time:
21 minutes

Calendar updated:
20 Jul 2024

Years listed:
9

Based in:
United Kingdom
Languages spoken: English, Dutch
This Townhouse has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 21 Apr 2015. Located in Islay, it has 27 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate is £1403.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 20 Jul 2024.
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Reviews

4.5
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27 reviews
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johngH4174UI
Brightlingsea, United Kingdom

Beware of the Owner!
Feb 2022

My suspicions were first aroused on the ferry to Islay when the owner contacted me by text to tell me that there was a storm coming and tried to offer me extra nights by cutting out AirBnB from the de… More 

Reviewed 31 Jul 2022

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mholwill1
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Lovely visit ruined.
Sep 2021

Myself and 4 others have just recently visited Islay for a friends wedding. The island is beautiful, the wedding was perfect and there is so much more on the island beyond sipping delicious whisky. … More 

Reviewed 16 Sep 2021

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Raybye
Merton, United Kingdom

10 Day Stay
Sep 2020

A great location and the house , especially the kitchen is incredibly well equipped. The house is very spacious for a family of four, with two energetic toddlers and we were sad to leave. Great commu… More 

Reviewed 6 Oct 2020

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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Ideal Islay getaway
Jul 2020

Islay65 is a fantastic home away from home on Islay. The house is very comfortable and ideally placed in the heart of Port Ellen. John is a tremendously responsive and helpful host. I very much loo… More 

Reviewed 25 Jul 2020

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Alison H

Great location and fab cottage
Sep 2019

Loved the cottage and couldnt have chosen a better location with two good places to eat with an additional two pubs. Lots of days didnt use the car as you can walk to so many things. Would have given … More 

Reviewed 10 Sep 2019

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In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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How can I retract my booking request?

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How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send John (the owner) a message.

If John (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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