This self-catering holiday cottage is in Tobermory, the main town on the beautiful Scottish Island of Mull. The accommodation is situated behind the red building of Portmore Place, one of the well-known Royal Buildings on colourful Main Street. It's in a secluded corner by a rock face, set off from the lane leading to the upper part of Tobermory. The location offers direct access to Main Street and as the house is almost at sea level, you won't have to climb either of the braes (steep hills) in the town with your groceries! The local Co-Op is within easy reach, as are art and craft shops, the bank, museum, Post Office, aquarium, An Tobar arts centre, public bars, cafés and restaurants.
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, a range of restaurants, an arts centre... and many other interesting corners!
Sleeping accommodation comprises one double bedroom with a kingsize bed. Ideal for one couple or a single and adaptable for a family group of parents with two children aged 12 or under (by special arrangement).
Your rental includes FREE use of:
Three-night Weekend Breaks usually run from Friday afternoons to Monday mornings. Four-night Midweek Breaks usually run from Monday afternoons to Friday mornings. These short breaks are normally only available during the off-peak season between October and March. Seven-night peak season Full Week stays run from Friday or Saturday, available from April to September. See the Available Stays list.
The property is completely non-smoking, however there is an outside decked porch area with chairs and table. Please note that 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.Services
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.Bedding & Towels
The main bedroom has a kingsize bed suitable for a couple, with all linen provided. There is also a travel cot with mattress in the house for babies - you will need to bring your own sheet for this. A hand towel, face towel and bath towel are provided - bring an extra large bath or beach towel if you prefer to use those.Kitchen
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, if you have guests for dinner. There is usually a small supply of tea and coffee in the kitchen for your arrival.Entertainment
There is a 40" LCD digital television and DVD player for your use. This provides NetFlix, Amazon Prime Video, BBC iPlayer and other on-demand entertainment. Playing cards & board games on hand include Trivial Pursuit and Scrabble.WiFi Internet
There is fast Wi-Fi wireless (and Ethernet wired) access for your laptop or mobile phone. There is no limit on usage. The usual download speed is 37Mbps and upload 9Mbps.Telephone
Outgoing UK landline and mobile calls 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.Outdoor Activities
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.No Dogs or Pets, sorry...
We regret that dogs or other pets are strictly not allowed at Back Brae Lodge. This is a strict rule due to other guests booking the house who suffer from allergies.Upper Floor
Back Brae Lodge is an open-plan residence furnished to a high standard. The spacious L-shaped upstairs room combines the living area, sitting area, dining area and kitchen. 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.Lower Floor
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 bedroom.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. On good days, this is at the sunniest from mid-morning to mid-afternoon.In The Town Parking
Nearest car parking is on Main Street, about 15 metres (50ft) away. There are currently no designated or residential parking spaces on Main Street, nor in fact on the street anywhere in Tobermory, other than one Disabled bay by the Post Office. There are no charges for car parking anywhere in Tobermory and a parking space can usually be found without much problem. The street is always less busy before 10am and after 6pm - outwith working hours and when day visitors to the town have left. There is an off-street car park by the garage and Harbour Association buildings on the opposite side of the bay, where the public service buses to and from Craignure operate, a 5-minute walk.Shopping
You can get your groceries and most other essentials in the Co-Op supermarket, 2 minutes' walk on Main Street. Another useful nearby shop is the legendary Brown's hardware store, well known as an "Aladdin's cave"! See a list of all shops on Main Street.Activity Reviews
|Back Brae Lodge||£500 Per unit per week|
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.