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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.
Listing #HL7168599
About the Owner
Elizabeth M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From booking to checkout everything went like clockwork. This house is an ideal base from which to explore this beautiful island. The house itself is a wee home from home and is very well looked after with everything you could possibly need. The views over...More

Terence M, VR Owner at livislay (self-catering house-sleeps 6), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much Julie for taking the time to give Livislay such a lovely review,much appreciated. After meeting you I understand the significance of the view and was delighted when you also managed to go to the Islay museum. Delighted you loved Islay and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a well stocked and equipped house with everything you need for a relaxing stay on Islay. It is in a perfect location to walk round Port Ellen and to three of Islay’s eight distilleries. Libby and Terry were helpful and informative hosts giving...More

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Terence M, VR Owner at livislay (self-catering house-sleeps 6), responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to give Livislay a review, much appreciated. Happy Livislay was to your satisfaction and you found it a perfect location to explore our beautiful island and also managing the 3 local distilleries, Ardbeg, Lagavulin and Laphroaig. We would be...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

This modern, detached, well appointed self catering house is a great base on Islay. There were four (two couples) in our party but the house would comfortably accommodate 6. It is in a great, quiet, location in Port Ellen and the three distilleries walk (Ardbeg,...More

Thank Kim J
Terence M, VR Owner at livislay (self-catering house-sleeps 6), responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Kim for taking the time to give Livislay a review,much appreciated. So glad that your wife Viv, Sue and Dave enjoyed your time on our beautiful island and did the walk to our 3 local distilleries, Ardbeg, Lagavulin and Laphroaig.Worth the walk ?...More

  • 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
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
We do accept well behaved dogs,providing you accept they are not in the bedrooms.

Smoking not allowed in the house but is outside on the patio.
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    2 Fulls
    2 Twins
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About the neighbourhood
Livislay is situated in the village of Port Ellen.
Within 5 minutes walk of all village shops,hotels, pubs and eateries.
The nearest beach is approx., 5 minutes walk as is the local playing fields and children's play area.Various beaches are also close by.
A walk way to 3 of the islands distilleries,all approx., within 3 miles.
Ardbeg, Lagavulin and Laphroaig distilleries all do tours and tastings.
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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