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Back Brae Lodge House

  • 1 bedroom
  • 3 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Description from owner

Description

Many guests visiting Mull for the first time have fallen in love with the island and its unique natural beauty, combining dramatic landscapes and rare wildlife.

Situated in the heart of Tobermory, Back Brae Lodge offers easy access to the local Co-Op, arts and craft shops, a bank, museum, post office, a handful of public bars, an arts centre, a range of restaurants and cafés... and many other interesting corners!

Arrivals and departures are on Friday only during the peak booking season, for a minimum stay of one week. Other arrival/departure days are possible outside this period, for a minimum stay of either 3 or 4 nights.

For much more information on the house, just Google 'Back Brae Lodge' to find our website.

Further details indoors

The accommodation is ideal for one couple or a single, and adaptable for a family group. The maximum occupancy is three adults, or two adults with children. Sleeping accommodation comprises one kingsize double bedroom,

Many guests visiting Mull for the first time have fallen in love with the island and its unique natural beauty, combining dramatic landscapes and rare wildlife.

Situated in the heart of Tobermory, Back Brae Lodge offers easy access to the local Co-Op, arts and craft shops, a bank, museum, post office, a handful of public bars, an arts centre, a range of restaurants and cafés... and many other interesting corners!

Arrivals and departures are on Friday only during the peak booking season, for a minimum stay of one week. Other arrival/departure days are possible outside this period, for a minimum stay of either 3 or 4 nights.

For much more information on the house, just Google 'Back Brae Lodge' to find our website.

Further details indoors

The accommodation is ideal for one couple or a single, and adaptable for a family group. The maximum occupancy is three adults, or two adults with children. Sleeping accommodation comprises one kingsize double bedroom, with two small double sofa beds (recommended one adult per sofa bed for comfort) within the upper floor living area. A travel cot is provided for a baby, however the house is not furnished to be completely toddler-proof.

Back Brae Lodge is an open-plan residence furnished to a high standard. The spacious L-shaped upper floor combines the living area, dining area, kitchen and extra sleeping space. The upper floor space can be blacked out with the curtains and Velux blinds. There is a sliding wooden door partition which can be pulled across to split the room if necessary. This is not a soundproof barrier but does provide some privacy.

The lower floor of Back Brae Lodge is accessible through both the internal staircase and a separate lower entrance from outdoors. It comprises a lobby and drying room, bathroom and double (kingsize) bedroom.

The property is completely non-smoking, however there is an outside decked porch area with table and chairs. There is one short flight of steps up to the lower entrance, another flight to the upper entrance, and an internal staircase between the floors.

The property is heated by electric storage heaters, with additional convector heaters in the lower bedroom and upstairs. There is an under-counter fridge in the kitchen, and a separate small freezer. Hot water is supplied by a timed electric immersion tank. There are fire alarms and extinguishers throughout the house. Downstairs, there is an iron & ironing board, electric tumble dryer, a drying pulley for clothes, towels and linen and a hair dryer. Toilet roll and bathroom & kitchen cleaning materials are provided. There is no additional charge for electricity.

In addition to the main bedroom with kingsize bed, there are two sofa beds (small doubles) on the upper floor. You may use any combination of these spare beds as you require, but please remember that the maximum occupancy of the house is three adults. For comfort, one adult per sofa bed is recommended. There is also a travel cot in the house for babies, with a mattress, though you will need to bring your own sheets for this. A hand towel, face towel and bath towel are provided - bring an extra large bath towel if you prefer to use these.

The kitchen features a breakfast bar and includes a dual oven and grill, ceramic hob, microwave, washing machine, dishwasher and fridge. There is a range of pans & utensils, and tea towels, laundry washing powder and dishwasher tablets are provided. The dining table seats up to six people. There is usually a small supply of tea, coffee and milk in the kitchen for your arrival.

There is a 32" LCD digital television and DVD player for your use, along with Freesat satellite TV & digital radio. This provides all BBC, ITV and Channel 4 channels, as well as many others. Playing cards & board games on hand include Trivial Pursuit and Scrabble.

There is free Wi-Fi wireless broadband Internet access for your laptop, tablet or mobile phone. Bring your own Ethernet cable to plug into the router port if you prefer. There is no limit on usage. The usual download speed is 6Mbps and upload 0.3Mbps.

All outgoing UK landline calls of up to one hour are FREE from the landline telephone supplied. There is a 1571 answering service on the phone where you can pick up messages. The mobile phone signal in the house is good.

There is a diverse collection of books and maps to borrow, including guides and histories of the local area and Scotland. Your bicycle, canoe, surfboard or similar item can be stored either in the lobby or outdoors, behind the house on the decking. The risk of theft is very low, but remember your own locks if you prefer to secure your belongings outside.

We regret that dogs or other pets are now strictly not allowed at Back Brae Lodge.

Further details outdoors

Back Brae Lodge sits by the rock face which surrounds the natural harbour of Tobermory on all sides. There is an outside decked area with table and chairs for your use. Nearest car parking is on Main Street, about 20 metres away.

Location description from owner

The Scotland region

The Isle of Mull is the the fourth largest island off the West Coast of Scotland. It has an area of over 300 square miles, and a resident population of around 3,000. That means 10 'Muileachs' per square mile - you often see them roaming over their heathery territories. Ben More is the only Munro on the island (a Scottish mountain over 3,000 feet in height), though there are many other equally attractive but shorter hills.

Tobermory

Much of Mull's population lives in Tobermory, the home to a single malt Scotch whisky distillery, where you can smell the fumes wafting across the Bay. You probably won't bump into anyone from Balamory here, as it was a fictional place created for childrens' television. The coloured houses are real though.

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Key Info

  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
    Beds in other rooms: 2 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:15:00, Check out time:11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
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Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Kenny F
Response rate:
95%
Calendar updated:
27 Jul 2016
Years listed:
4
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English, Spanish


This House has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 3. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 22 May 2012. Located in Isle of Mull, it has 44 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £420.

The Owner has a response rate of 95% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 27 Jul 2016.

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