Ard Na Mara
 Ard na Mara was built in 2015 and offers outstanding accommodation on two levels.  The house has many stunning features, including an open plan living area with oak staircase, upstairs lounge with corner chaise sofa and a roofed balcony which provides stunning views across Port Ellen Bay to the Scottish mainland and Northern Ireland.
The house is fuelled by oil central heating which also ensures guests have  sufficient hot water.
Each bedroom has plug-in internet access and there is wi-fi throughout the house.  There are two portable SMART TVs with access to Netflix and Catch Up TV which can be situated as required.  
The house is finished to an extremely high standard and that, coupled with its location, make it the  perfect holiday destination.
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What to Expect

​The house is extremely well equipped, offering everything you would expect in a modern home. 
The garden is currently under development, however, there is a large patio to the front of the house with garden furniture to ensure you can enjoy the magnificent views and beautiful Islay weather

Living / Eating

Sleeping / Bathing


  • Large lounge area comfortably seating 8
  • Fully fitted kitchen equipped with all necessary crockery and utensils as well as the following appliances:-
  • Induction Hob / Double Oven
  • Dishwasher / Microwave
  • Utility Room with Fridge Freezer and Washing Machine
  • Kettle / Toaster
  • A large breakfast bar is fitted and there is also an extending dining table capable of seating 10-12 people
  • Cloakroom with WC and washbasin
  • Upper lounge furnished with corner chaise sofa and armchair.
  • There are 2 twin bedrooms and a family bedroom which contains a king size bed and sofa bed
  • The upper lounge has a corner chaise sofa which converts to a double bed
  • All bedrooms are fitted with built-in mirrored wardrobes
  • The family room has an en-suite shower room
  • Twin rooms are serviced by a large family bathroom, with free-standing bath and separate shower unit.
  • All bed linen and towels (excluding beach towels) are provided
  • Full Accessibility
  • Hair Dryer / Iron / Ironing Board
  • High Chair / Travel Cot
  • Clothes Horse
  • Bed Linen / Towels (not beach towels)
  • SMART TVs in main lounge and twin bedrooms
  • TV in upper lounge
  • Bluetooth speaker with audio input
  • DVD player
  • Wi-fi throughout
  • Plug-in internet in both lounges and all bedrooms
  • Large selection of family board games, including Islay Monopoly!
  • Large driveway / parking area


Ard Na Mara is situated at Emeravale about 10 minutes walk from Port Ellen village.
On leaving the village on the A846 turn left onto Distillery Road just before the Maltings.  The house is about 800 metres along the road on your right side.
If travelling from Port Askaig, follow the A846 through Bowmore onto the long straight towards Port Ellen passing the Airport.  About 4 miles after the airport there is a sharp left turn. At this point cross over onto the single track road.  Carry on to the T junction and turn right. The house is about 200 metres along the road on the right side.
From the Airport, turn right and follow the directions above.