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Kilchoman House

Kilchoman House
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Overview
Farmhouse -
5 Bedrooms , 5 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Port Charlotte, Islay, The Hebrides, Scotland
Kilchoman is a wonderful property. The traditional house gives a small taste of Islay life from nearly two hundred years ago, albeit with all the comforts of modern living. Set in 37 acres of sheltered farm and hill land, it has its own walled garden and is bounded by our own fields. Very close to magnificent beaches and a host of bird and wildlife. Kilchoman Whisky Distillery is just cross the fields.

The Georgian house was built in 1825-6 and stands in a sheltered hollow with a burn running through the garden. Originally the manse for Kilchoman Church which stands at the top of the hill, it was sold as a private home in the 1930s. In recent times it has been completely refurbished and combines a sense of history with very modern facilities. It now comfortably sleeps ten people.

It is thought to be built on the site of the former...
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Listing #HL6270068
About the Owner
David T
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:September 2014
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

My family and I came to Islay to celebrate my mother in law's 70th birthday and Kilchoman house provide the perfect venue for us all (aged 2yrs-73yrs) The house is beautifully elegant yet practical and David the owner was so welcoming and helpful on our...More

1  Thank Cazm126
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Beautiful house in beautiful surroundings. The house has everything you could need right down to scented candles! There were dishwasher tablets and washing up liquid provided as well as a fully equipped kitchen. The beds are super comfy and again had everything you could need....More

1  Thank Fiona H
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Reviewed 6 July 2015

My husband & I have just enjoyed a week at Kilchoman House, as guests of our daughter & husband with their young-adult children - and what a treat it has been! From the moment we saw the house and its wonderful position, nestled in a...More

1  Thank Alexekmm
Amenities
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Private Garden
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    3 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    4 Twins
    1 Full
    1 Bunk
    1 King
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Fees
  • Damage Deposit: RM 1,626 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The Rhinns of Islay where Kilchoman is has a much wilder beauty than the centre of the island. Rugged coastlines with magnificent beaches, some miles long with golden sands and perfect picnic beaches.

The area is rich in wildlife, Golden Eagles are regularly seen, with choughs nesting on the bluffs behind Kilchoman and of course the flocks of Geese in spring and Autumn. The area is a magnet for bird enthusiasts with the RSPB Reserve at Gruinart a big attraction.

There are several very interesting coastal walks with some very wild scenery. The walk around Ardnave point is particularly interesting with some lovely beaches with resident seals.

Quieter than the rest of the island there are still some excellent restaurants and a perfect base for a relaxing break.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Islay Airport Glenegedale: 22.0 km
Ferry: Port Askaig and Port Ellen: 20.0 km
For Kilchoman
From either Port make your way to Bridgend then take the A847 for Port Charlotte and Portnahaven. Five miles after leaving Bridgend Sanaigmore is signposted to the right. (Before reaching Bruichladdich)
Carry straight on for a further ten minutes and about 0.5 mile past Kilchoman Distillery turn left before a row of white houses, towards the church on the hill. Just past the church are the main gates, cross the cattle grid and down the hill to the cottages and main house where we look forward to welcoming you.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.5 km.
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