Located 3/4 mile from the small harbour village of Portnahaven in the south west corner of Islay (Rhinns). Mid-terrace steading conversion with double height living area.
Outdoor seating area adjacent. Covered parking in adjacent building. Electricity, towels & bedding included. Enhanced cleaning in line with COVID safety guidelines - Visit Scotland Good To Go certification.
King double in bedroom, sofa-bed in living area.
Entrance in to small hallway. Double patio doors from living area to courtyard. Open plan living/dining/kitchen with four ring hob over full size oven/grill, microwave, toaster, fridge & table top freezer. Combination tap for hot/cold or boiling water. Breakfast bar and stools. All standard kitchen crockery/cutlery & utensils included. Toilet and shower room with cubicle shower/ hand basin/ WC/ heated towel rail and light sensor mirror. Underfloor heating throughout.
Steading conversion opening onto gravelled area with outdoor seating.
Property all on ground level.
Low/Mid/High season short breaks (minimum 4 nights) available.
From £550 - £700 Weekly
Floor space: 47 m2
Property all on ground level.
From Glasgow, drive to Kennacraig. This journey should take approximately 2 ½ hrs. Take the A82 Loch Lomondside, turning onto the A83 at Tarbet. Continue through Inverary and Lochgilphead towards Tarbert, passing Loch Fine. The Port of Kennacraig is 5 miles north of Tarbert.
City Link operates a bus service from Glasgow Buchanan Street Bus Station and connects with the CalMac ferry at Kennacraig- (0141 333 3708 or visit Scottish City Link website to see timetables or make an online booking). It is advisable to purchase tickets in advance
The ferry sailing with Caledonian MacBrayne from the Scottish mainland to Port Ellen or Port Askaig on Islay takes approximately 2 hrs, leaving from Kennacraig on the Mull of Kintyre..
We strongly advise booking the ferry in advance. Further information including timetables, fares and booking can be found on the Caledonian MacBrayne website or call 0800 066 5000.
Loganair operate a 35minute scheduled flight, daily from Glasgow to Islay. Further information including schedules, fares, and booking can be found on their website. Islay Airport +44 (0)1496 302022 online bookings Book Flights To Islay With Scotland's Airline | Loganair
DIRECTIONS TO BALLYMEANACH
When you arrive in Islay –
From the ferry terminal at Port Askaig -
Follow the main road up and over the hill and continue until you reach Bridgend where you turn right on to the A847 to Portnahaven. Once you are in Portnahaven continue past the church and turn right (at the OK corner). Ballymeanach is about ¾ of a mile up this road on your right- hand side.
From the ferry terminal at Port Ellen
Follow the main road out of Port Ellen, heading towards the village of Bowmore, follow the road through Bowmore until you reach the village of Bridgend, cross the bridge and take a left onto the A847 to Portnahaven. Once you are in Portnahaven continue past the church and turn right (at the OK corner). Ballymeanach is about ¾ of a mile up this road on your right- hand side.
From the airport
Turn left out of the airport carpark and follow the main road towards the village of Bowmore, follow the road through Bowmore until you reach the village of Bridgend, cross the bridge and take a left onto the A847 to Portnahaven. Once you are in Portnahaven continue past the church and turn right (at the OK corner). Ballymeanach is about ¾ of a mile up this road on your right- hand side.
There is a covered shed adjacent to the cottages with a parking bay for each cottage.
Walking, cycling and bird watching is very popular in THE RHINNS of Islay. Exploring our rocky shores, watching the seals and looking out for otters and of course our birds of prey mainly buzzards and hen harriers though sea eagles are being spotted more and more and further round the coast there are choughs. We also have lots of red deer often grazing in the fields like cattle and some smaller roe deer.
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