Cala Sith is a carefully modernized traditional Islay stone cottage situated in the centre of the picturesque conservation village of Port Charlotte. The house can accommodate up to six people self catering in three bedrooms/two bathrooms.
CALA SITH, 17 Main Street, Port Charlotte, Islay
Cala Sith ( a peaceful haven) is a carefully modernised, traditional Islay stone cottage which can sleep up to six guests self catering. Situated in the middle of the picturesque conservation village of Port Charlotte, the house is a convenient short walk to all amenities in the village. The fishing pier, a small sandy beach, the village pub and the village shop/post office/petrol station are all within 200 yards.
Accommodation (Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star)
The accommodation, which has electric heating and double glazing in all rooms, consists of:
Three Bedrooms - one double bedroom (with en suite bathroom), and two twin bedrooms. Bed linen and electric blankets provided.
Two Bathrooms - one en suite with bath, the other with a shower enclosure, each with basin and toilet. Towels are provided.
Lounge - TV, DVD, electric 'flame effect' fireplace. Wi-fi broadband internet access installed. Comfortably seats six adults.
Modern Kitchen and adjoining Dining area - fully equipped kitchen with all cooking and dining utensils, electric cooktop, convection oven, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, microwave, automatic washer/dryer. Dining area seats six.
Small walled in patio outside at rear - with garden furniture.
Adjacent Garage available - suitable for storage of bicycles, kayaks, golf clubs, fishing gear etc., if requested.
The entrance hall provides storage for coats, anoraks and boots. The house is family friendly; well behaved pets are welcome by prior arrangement at time of booking. Adjacent street parking. The house is non-smoking throughout.
Amenities in Port Charlotte
The Museum of Islay Life, the Wildlife Centre, the Port Charlotte & Lochindaal hotels, and Jan's Restaurant are within walking distance. The Port Mor Centre, on the edge of the village, contains a modern cafe and a large children's playground.
The house is conveniently situated for visiting all Islay's other attractions including tours of the whisky distilleries, the RSPB wildlife centre and the several historic and heritage sites on the island. Activities available include fishing (sea, loch and river), walking or hiking, pony trekking, bird watching, golfing on the championship Machrie links course, swimming at the Mactaggart leisure centre indoor pool, or relaxing, Islay style, on the island's many extraordinary secluded beaches.
Travel to Islay
Travel to Islay is either by car ferry from Kennacraig just south of Tarbert on the A83 Campbeltown road; timetable available at www.calmac.co.uk or by air from Glasgow Airport - flights operated by Loganair on behalf of Flybe; timetable and online booking at www.flybe.com. Car hire and taxi services are available on the island. There is also a bus service to Port Charlotte from the ferry terminals and airport.
The house is rented by the week, from1:00 pm Saturday. To allow for cleaning, guests are asked to vacate by 10:00 am the Saturday they are due to leave. Rates vary from £350 to £650 per week, all inclusive, depending upon season, length of stay and size of party.
Booking & Contact Information
Enquiries, bookings and deposits can be addressed to:
Mr. John Bricknell,
Isle of Islay,
Argyll, PA48 7TW,
Tel: +44 (0)1496 850 434 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
A deposit of £100 is required to establish a confirmed booking. Deposits can be paid either by cheque made payable to J. Bricknell, or to PayPal Account: johnbricknell@ supanet.com. After receipt of your deposit, a notification will be sent to confirm the details of your booking.