Frequently Asked Questions

How many cottages/apartments do you have available in Port Charlotte?

The old hall has been converted to provide a choice of - three apartments - located on School Street in Port Charlotte. Next door, there are - two self-catering holiday cottages - of recent construction with many traditional features.

How many people can be accommodated in each property?

The smallest apartment is ideal for one or two people, the largest offers accommodation for up to eight people - please see the individual property pages:

Can children stay at Port Charlotte Holiday Homes?

Yes. Children are especially welcome - travel cots and high chairs are available in all properties on request. We also have a varied selection of books, toys and games for all ages.

Each property has a baby bath that sits above the bath and some children's furniture, plates and cutlery and table protectors. We even have one steam steriliser.

Are there any shops / pubs nearby?

Yes - there is a local village shop and post office, pubs and cafes / restaurants. Please see our - local amenities - pages for details.

Is accommodation available all year round?

Yes. Please see our - accommodation rates - page.

Is the cottage available for short breaks?

Yes, except during the main High/Peak Season. Please ask for details.

What is your policy on accepting pets?

Pets are not allowed to stay in our properties.

How do I find the cottages?

We can provide detailed directions on request. Please see our - location - page for a map and more information.

Do you provide facilities for washing up and cleaning?

Yes. Washing up liquid and all basic materials are provided so that you don't have to bring them with you.

What is the Mobile Phone reception like on Islay?

It varies, depending upon where you are located and which network you are with. At Port Charlotte Hall some Mobile Networks have better performance than others - please contact us for more details if this is a significant concern for you.

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