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livislay (self-catering house-sleeps 6)

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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Port Ellen, Islay, The Hebrides, Scotland
livislay is situated in the village of Port Ellen on the island of Islay ,Scotland.
Sleeps 6 people, bed linen and towels provided.
Fully fitted kitchen (dishwasher,washing machine, microwave)
Dining area with patio doors giving access to patio and outside dining area with a fenced garden.Lounge and dining area have tv's and wifi.
Within 5 minutes walking distance to all village amenities, hotels, eateries and local pubs.
Islay ,famous for its malt whisky hosts 8 distilleries, 3 within walking distance Ardbeg,Lagavulin and Laphroaig.
About the Owner, Elizabeth M
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 10 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2016
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 22 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Our contact telephone number is available in Livislay should you require to contact us during your stay.
Telephone numbers are available in Livislay for local GP, Hospital, ferry and airport numbers should they be required.
Also an information folder with many contact details and telephone numbers
for activities, ( fishing, shooting, cycle hire, hotels, eateries in the various villages and also distillery contact details for whisky tours and tastings and leaflets with their full itinery. )
Anything further we will be able to assist you with you have also our contact details.
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Listing #HL7168599
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Excellent - based on 22 reviews
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 15 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017

This modern, compact cottage in the heart of Port Ellen, was an excellent base to visit the distilleries around the island and Jura. The welcome from Terry, the birthday card and gift of a miniature malt whisky and shortbread was a lovely touch, as we were here to celebrate my husband's 70th birthday. Whilst the cottage is set back in...

Management response:

Happy that you all enjoyed your stay at Livislay and found it a good base to visit the distilleries and Jura.Delighted your husband celebrated his 70th birthday and hope you have some beautiful memories of your time on Islay


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Cheshire, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

The location is ideal. It is within easy walking distance of the centre of Port Ellen. The house is warm, clean and comfortable. The kitchen is very well-equipped - great for self-catering. It also has a fully enclosed garden, good for dogs (or young children). Liz and Terry were incredibly helpful when we had problems getting our car repaired after...

Management response:

Thank you Jonathan, We were happy to be able to be of assistance in any way. Pleased you would recommend Livislay after your stay in August. Many thanks, Liz.


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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 13 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

We just had the most perfect stay in livislay cottage. It's in a lovely little corner of port Ellen but still close to the ferry port. Great sunset views at night. The cottage is very well equipped and much more spacious than it looks in the photographs. Terry and Elizabeth have tried to think of everything to make your stay...

Management response:

Thank you Adele for taking the time to give Livislay a review, very much appreciated. We would be delighted for you and your 3 beautiful children to stay anytime. Regards, Liz.


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  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    2 Fulls
    2 Twins
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Getting around
Being a small rural area a limited bus service is available.
Local taxi services provide tours of the island and to the distilleries.
Many people hire cycles or bring their own to explore the island.
Many people bring their own cars to explore the island or hire cars locally.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Glenegsdale Islay: 8.0 km
Ferry: Port Ellen: 1.0 km
Livislay site gives details on getting to Islay plane from Glasgow airport to Islay.
By Cal Mac ferry from Kennacraig to either of Islay ports Port Ellen or Port Askaig.
Buses from Buchanan bus station Glasgow connect with Cal Mac ferries at Kennacraig. (BUS requires to be booked as not all connect with the Islay ferry at Kennacraig. )
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.0 km.
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