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A’Chroit (the Croft)

19 reviews
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Overview
3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
5 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
This traditional self-catering accommodation situated in the village of Port Ellen is the perfect base to enjoy the beauty and tranquility of Scotland's whisky island, Islay. Just 200m from the pier, marina, and near local beach, shop, pub/restaurant, Laphraoig, Lagavuilin and Ardbeg distilleries (within WALKING distance), the Machrie (golf) 8km, and transport links. An ideal location for walkers, cyclists, canoe/kayakers, bird watchers, whisky trailers, beach combers, and those just looking to relax and enjoy the sea air, and great outdoors. Owner lives next door, and will give a personal touch to greeting and any assistance....This traditional self-catering accommodation situated in the village of Port Ellen is the perfect base to enjoy the beauty and tranquility of Scotland's whisky island, Islay. Just 200m from the pier, marina, and near local beach, shop, pub/restaurant, Laphraoig, Lagavuilin and Ardbeg distilleries (within WALKING distance), the Machrie (golf) 8km, and transport links. An ideal location for walkers, cyclists, canoe/kayakers, bird watchers, whisky trailers, beach combers, and those just looking to relax and enjoy the sea air, and great outdoors. Owner lives next door, and will give a personal touch to greeting and any assistance.More
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About the Owner
Kenneth L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2017
Interaction with guests
The owner, Betty, will greet you at the house, or at her own home next door if she's not there. Anything you need to know about the local area, people, history - just ask. There is a Welcome Pack in the living room, with information on most of the sights and attractions. No work parties/trades.
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Reviewed 8 April 2019

A cosy home with parking. We received a warm welcome from the owner and had a lovely time. The house was clean and had everything we needed for a comfortable stay. There is a pub and a couple of shops nearby,

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Sarah P
Maps727728, VR Owner at A’Chroit (the Croft), responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2019

Thank you for your kind review. Glad to be of service. Haste ye back 😉

Reviewed 30 September 2018

Islay is a very unique place in the world, Its at a crossroads of both history, and industry. We love staying with Betty in Port Ellen. Everyone is so welcoming once they know you are out for the week and want to get to know...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Brett B
Maps727728, VR Owner at A’Chroit (the Croft), responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2018

Thanks Brett. Don't know how I missed this great review. Many thanks again, and look forward to seeing you again. Kenny & Betty

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Reviewed 11 September 2018

We had a wonderful week on Islay. It began with a warm welcome from our host to a cosy, comfortable holiday home. We visited every corner of the beautiful island and we will be sure to go back.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank sinclairmacleod
Maps727728, VR Owner at A’Chroit (the Croft), responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Thank you for your kind words, and glad to hear you had a wonderful time.

Reviewed 11 June 2018

What a lovely place. Right in the heart of Port Ellen, you are only a short walk from the harbour and a short drive from the distilleries on the southern coast. Betty gave us such a warm welcome and made sure we had everything we...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank deenmartind
Management response:Responded 15 June 2018

Thanks folks - glad you found our wee gem of an island, and loved the house. Look forward to seeing you again. Best wishes and Happy memories.

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Ravenstone, United Kingdom
3125
Reviewed 21 May 2018

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Date of stay: May 2018
Management response:Responded 10 June 2018

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Cooker
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Highchair
Safe
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
TV
Microwave
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
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Are there nightlife options close to this holiday rental? YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
There are several places to eat out nearby, or local shops if you choose to eat in. Three distilleries nearby can all be walked to if you're reasonably fit - or take the car and you'll be there in 10 mins. Watch the boats coming and going from the local marina, or watch the sun going down on the beach. You may even see the friendly Sammy the seal.
Getting around
There is a Bus stop neat by, or bike and car hire is available. If you feel adventurous, you can take the Sea Safari or other boat trips from the pier.
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