Back Brae Lodge Self Catering in Tobermory, Mull
This self-catering holiday rental house is in Tobermory, the main town on the beautiful Scottish Island of Mull. The house is situated behind the famous Mishnish buildings on colourful Main Street, set off from the street which leads to the upper part of the town, on the north side of Tobermory Bay. The house is known locally as “the old chocolate shop”, since it was the original home of Tobermory Chocolate.
Situated in the heart of the town, Back Brae Lodge offers easy access to the local Co-Op, arts and craft shops, a bank, museum, post office, four public bars, a range of restaurants, an arts centre... and many other interesting corners!
How many guests and what's provided?
Sleeping accommodation comprises one main double bedroom with two double sofa beds within the upper floor living area.
- ideal for one couple or a single
- comfortable for up to three individuals or two couples
- adaptable for a small family group
- the maximum occupancy is four adults or two adults with children
- dogs accepted (with strict rules)
Your rental includes FREE use of:
- 32" LCD digital television
- Freesat satellite TV & radio with DVD
- Wi-Fi wireless broadband, and use of PC
- UK landline calls (up to 1 hour each)
- electricity & services
- all bedding & several towels per person
Book now for Autumn/Winter short breaks & 2015 stays
You can combine any consecutive stays for a longer booking. To get the total price just add the individual stay prices.
Seven-night peak season Full Week stays run from Friday to Friday. These are available from mid-May to mid-September. Three-night Weekend Breaks run from Friday afternoons to Monday mornings. Four-night Midweek Breaks run from Monday afternoons to Friday mornings. These are normally only available from September to April. Combine two of these to stay for one week during the off-peak season. Alternative entry or departure days (other than Monday or Friday) may also be available at certain times of year - please enquire.
Bookings Diary Quick Check
Recently Booked Stays
- 2015 Friday 3 July 3pm to Friday 10 July 11am
- 2014 Monday 27 October 3pm to Friday 31 October 11am
- 2014 Friday 24 October 3pm to Monday 27 October 11am
- 2015 Monday 30 March 3pm to Friday 3 April 11am
- 2014 Monday 17 November 3pm to Friday 21 November 11am
“Thanks very much for a great stay at Back Brae Lodge.
We particularly liked the big space of the open plan upper floor - great if you decide to spend a rainy day at home. We really appreciated all the home-from-home touches like the books and the jigsaws. And the computer access was a bonus. We'd happily stay at Back Brae Lodge again and will be recommending it to friends.”
“Overall we had a good time.
The accommodation was in good order and warm, which is not always the case other places we have stayed. Every thing worked and the TV/DVD/computer set up was easy to use. The location is ideal for exploring Tobermory but also quiet. We had a very relaxing time and had nothing to stress about with the accommodation or location, just the driving on the single lane roads - but we got used to it in the end. Thanks for everything.”
“We really enjoyed our stay.
The weather was great, which helped a lot. The house was excellent. Thank you for providing fantastic holiday accommodation.”
“Our holidays in Brae Back Lodge were fantastic.
The weather was 'British' but we could walk every day through the country, along the coastline or visit the castles. Your accommodation was perfect for all our tours, it was completely furnished for us so that we could enjoy it totally. It was perfect for the daily shopping in Tobermory. We hope sometime to return to Back Brae Lodge.”
In The House
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. Original artwork in the house is by Shelagh Boyle and Ronnie Leckie.
The property is heated by electric storage heaters, with additional convector heaters in the lower bedroom and upstairs. Please note there is no freezer, only a fridge in the kitchen. 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.
Beds & Towels
In addition to the main bedroom with kingsize bed, there are two double sofabeds on the upper floor and a single futon. You may use many combination of these spare beds if you require them, but please remember that the maximum occupancy of the house is four adults. There is also a travel cot in the house for babies - you will need to bring your own soft bedding 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 powdered 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 a PC & broadband router connected to the TV for your Internet needs, including Wi-Fi wireless (and Ethernet wired) access for your laptop or mobile phone. There is no limit on usage. The usual download speed is 4.8Mbps and upload 0.25Mbps.
All outgoing UK landline calls of up to one hour are FREE from the landline telephone supplied. If any chargeable phone calls (eg to mobile phones or international) are made, these will be billed to you after your stay. There is a 1571 answering service on the phone where you can pick up messages. The mobile phone signal in the house is good, but may be patchy or non-existent elsewhere in Mull.
There is a small but 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.
Dogs are welcome but must be restricted completely from the lower bedroom, from the couches/sofabeds on the upper floor, and from all other soft furnishings. The downstairs lobby and drying room can accommodate dogs comfortably - please bring all bedding for them. Do not allow your dog to foul anywhere on the property, including the decking, steps and path. Failure to respect these requests will certainly result in an extra cleaning bill after your stay and may result in all dogs being disallowed in future. Please confirm with the owner about other pets.