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Self-catering Cottage - Mo Dachaidh

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Mo Dachaigh  The house's moniker 'Mo Dachaidh' comes from the Scottish Gaelic meaning 'My Home'
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1 of 13Mo Dachaigh The house's moniker 'Mo Dachaidh' comes from the Scottish Gaelic meaning 'My Home'
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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Mo Dachaidh holiday home is ideally situated in the village of Bowmore, on the picturesque Scottish Island of Islay. It is suitable for families and couples. It offers ample off street parking, large secure garden, front and back of the property. The rear of the property offers stunning views over Lochindaal Being located in the middle of Islay , Bowmore is an excellent base to explore the rest do the island, as it limits the journey time , whatever the destination. Please Note: We offer late deals on any dates that are free. Please enquire. ...Mo Dachaidh holiday home is ideally situated in the village of Bowmore, on the picturesque Scottish Island of Islay. It is suitable for families and couples. It offers ample off street parking, large secure garden, front and back of the property. The rear of the property offers stunning views over Lochindaal Being located in the middle of Islay , Bowmore is an excellent base to explore the rest do the island, as it limits the journey time , whatever the destination. Please Note: We offer late deals on any dates that are free. Please enquire. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
COVID 19 – DEPARTURE PROCEDURES AS PER GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES 1. Ventilate each room by opening windows; 3. Dispose of household rubbish in tied bin bags ; 4. Strip all Beds, and place in tied plastic bags. 5. Please leave tidy and dishes washedl PARKING 1 Park on the HARD STANDING ONLY 2 NO PARKING on slabbed walkway (H&S issue)
Bathrooms
2 Showers
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About the Owner
Fiona M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2016
Interaction with guests
We will leave the door open on the day of arrival to reduce any contact due to the current Covid 19 situation. However, any problems or issues please do not hesitate to contact me. The caretaker, David will be on hand to address any issues if required.
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
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Reviewed 15 September 2021

Date of stay: August 2021
Reviewed 12 September 2021

Just returned from a week on Islay staying in Mo Dachaidh with my three friends many thanks to Fiona and Duncan for their very warm welcome the house is excellent very well equipped and comfortable if you are catering for yourselves the kitchen is perfect...More

Date of stay: September 2021
Thank stuartmC5309EM
Reviewed 26 June 2021

Comfortable house, and in easy walking resistance to shops pub and harbour Lovely view out of downstairs bedroom

Date of stay: June 2021
Thank Wendy A
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed 2 September 2019 via mobile

Date of stay: August 2019
Fiona M, VR Owner at Self-catering Cottage - Mo Dachaidh, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2019

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Reviewed 2 July 2019

Bowmore is perfect location for exploring Islay. The 3 bedroom house is within easy walking distance of several excellent hotels and restaurants, tourist information, local shops and bus stop. The house is well equipped for anyone who wishes to self cater. I would recommend this...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank KEW237
Fiona M, VR Owner at Self-catering Cottage - Mo Dachaidh, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2019

Thank you for the excellent review. We really appreciate our guests taking the time to write a review. So glad to hear that your party enjoyed your time, not only in the house but on our beautiful island. We would be delighted to welcome you...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2019 via mobile

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Date of stay: April 2019
Fiona M, VR Owner at Self-catering Cottage - Mo Dachaidh, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2019

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Reviewed 24 February 2019

We had a very comfortable stay and would recommend the house. (Only knocked a point off because we got told off twice for accidentally parking the car slightly too close to the front door, which was stressful!)More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank NinaH5
Fiona M, VR Owner at Self-catering Cottage - Mo Dachaidh, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2019

Hi Nina. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and found our cottage comfortable. Please note that the welcome email does request that vehicles are not parkrfed on the slabbed walk way but on the cement hardstanding provided. This is to avoid the walkway becoming...More

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Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: September 2018
Fiona M, VR Owner at Self-catering Cottage - Mo Dachaidh, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2019

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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent hospitality family loved the holiday cottage brilliant views from the holiday cottage weather was fantastic for the 2 weeks for sure will be back real soon thank you for your hospitality 😁

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank billyconnell1
Fiona M, VR Owner at Self-catering Cottage - Mo Dachaidh, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Thank you Billy for the excellent review. We were delighted to hear that you and your family enjoyed your time on Islay. We would be more than happy to welcome you all back anytime. Kind regards Fiona

Reviewed 25 June 2018

Convenient to Bowmore and nice touches like a pint of milk in the fridge, but the accommodation itself is very basic and tired with oddities like a tumble dryer in one of the bedrooms. It is advertised as having WiFi but I couldn't connect to...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Melanie C
Fiona M, VR Owner at Self-catering Cottage - Mo Dachaidh, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

I am disappointed that this review was written after the £100 damage deposit being returned to us via TripAdvisor for damage caused by this guest. Incidentally, way less than cost to make good the damage. With regard to the issues in this review none of...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Central Heating
Dryer
Fireplace
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
Bowmore is the capital of Islay and is the main shopping centre for the island. Within a 5 minute walk from Mo Dachaidh you will find the Co-op grocery store, butcher, chemist, restaurants, gift and coffee shops as well as 3 hotels with bars and restaurants. The famous Bowmore Distlley, with its excellent visitor centre is located in School Street just of the Main Street next to the swimming pool. Bowmore, situated in the centre of the island is an ideal base for exploring the whole island, and whatever direction, distillery, beach or historic site, is just a short car journey away.
Getting around
The bus stops are less than a 5minute walk from the property, both located in Main Street outside the Co-op going south to Port Ellen, Laphroig, Lagavulin and Ardbeg. On the opposite side of Main Street the bus stop for Port Askaig to the north end or round Lochindaal to Bruichladdich, Port Charlotte and Portnahaven. Please note that during the school term these routes the bus stop can be from the local school at certain times so please check the bus timetable. We would, however, recommend sightseeing the Island by car as the buses only run to the main villages. For visitors without their own transport, there is the option to hire a car, hire a taxi or book a private tour for a day offered by all the taxi companies
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Frequently Asked Questions about Self-catering Cottage - Mo Dachaidh

Self-catering Cottage - Mo Dachaidh is able to accommodate up to 6 guests. See all property details.

Self-catering Cottage - Mo Dachaidh has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Self-catering Cottage - Mo Dachaidh has 3 bedrooms available. See all property details.

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