Assapol Lodge

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A dear little lodge in a heavenly lochside situation on the beautiful island of Mull will surely whet the appetite of many a visitor to Scotland. Such is Assapol Lodge, near Bunessan on the Ross of Mull, close to the south western tip of the island and the magical island of Iona.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: No
No smoking Bathrooms: 1
  • No Smoking
Overview

Standing quite alone, with only the croft farm up the hill for unobtrusive company, it is a newly built, trim and compact timber lodge. Its decking veranda is right above the waters of Loch Assapol, so you can sit in perfect peace and look across the water or watch the sun go down. The fact that the lodge is surrounded by 3 acres of ground which is a corncrake conservation area is bound to prove a huge attraction for lovers of wildlife and birds in particular.

Inside, the living accommodation is open plan, with a well-fitted corner kitchen-dining area and a cosy sitting area with electric stove in the corner. This, plus its electric heating, ensures cosiness all year round.

A double bedroom and shower room complete the present accommodation, though a ladder stair leads up to a higher level, not presently in use (however it might be possible to create a second bed space there for parties of two who are not couples).

There is parking just above the lodge, leading down to it by a quite steep path. The lodge is, therefore, not really suitable for those of limited mobility.

Map & Local

There is the possibility of some ad hoc fishing in the loch and guests can simply roll out of bed to cast their line! Bunessan (1m) has a shop/PO, hotel and cafe, with more facilities a few miles away at Fionnphort.

At Fionnphort you can take the little foot ferry over to Iona, or catch the boat for trips to the Treshnish Isles (seabird colonies) and the amazing island of Staffa with its dramatic hexagonal rock formations and famous Fingal's Cave.

This coastline is famous for its mix of secluded sandy and rocky coves, where in the surrounding waters you may see seals, porpoises and even the occasional minke whale. Driving back eastwards (the direction in which you will have come from the ferry), you can explore the amazing coastline at Carsaig, a long-time favourite with artists, or continue to Duart Castle.

Alternatively, if you turn left just past Pennyghael, you can take the scenic road up the west side of the island, past Ulva and Gruline (riding) and on up to the breathtaking beach at Calgary, with views away to the Isles of Coll and Tiree.

Tobermory, the 'capital' of the island, with its brightly painted houses clustering round the harbour, should not be missed, and if you fancy a bit of culture while you're there, this can be provided by the famous Mull Little Theatre on the road to Tobermory. Music enthusiasts will probably already be aware of the Mull Music Festival, featuring rock and traditional music and held every year in the last week of April at venues across the island.

Please note: while we make every effort to be as accurate as possible, the actual position of the cottage indicated on the map above and the proximity of the amenities in the Local Info section cannot be guaranteed to be precise and should be used as a guide only.

Facilities

Accommodation

Single Storey

Open plan living area with TV/DVD, CD player, electric stove, electric cooker, fridge and microwave, etc.
Double bedroom.
Room with shower, WC and wash basin.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Free
Sets of towels
Free

Services

Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. The first £15 of electricity INCLUDED with any additional usage payable by meter reading at the end of your stay. Heating is by electric panel heaters and electric towel rail. Sorry, pets are not accepted. No smoking.

Availability

Availability

The calendar below shows dates which are either available or booked for this property. Use the Book Now menu above to select your desired holiday dates.

Changeover Day: Sat

Booked Available
2016
Price

Weekly Prices

The weekly guide prices for this property are shown below. Use the availability & book sidebar on the right to select your holiday or calculate short break rates (where available).

  • 2 Week Discount (£25)
  • Save 15% w/c 08 Oct 16 From 08/10/2016 to 14/10/2016
  • Save 20% w/c 01 Oct 16 From 01/10/2016 to 07/10/2016
  • Half Term Availability! From 15/10/2016 to 21/10/2016
  • Half Term Availability! From 22/10/2016 to 28/10/2016
  • Save £50 - 6 night break! (CA7) From 01/10/2016 to 06/10/2016

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 2
17 Sep 2016 - 14 Oct 2016 £335.00
15 Oct 2016 - 28 Oct 2016 £395.00
29 Oct 2016 - 19 Dec 2016 £295.00
20 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016 £435.00
28 Dec 2016 - 05 Jan 2017 £435.00
05 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017 £295.00
11 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017 £335.00
18 Feb 2017 - 03 Mar 2017 £295.00
04 Mar 2017 - 07 Apr 2017 £335.00
08 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017 £395.00
22 Apr 2017 - 05 May 2017 £335.00
06 May 2017 - 26 May 2017 £395.00
27 May 2017 - 02 Jun 2017 £435.00
03 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017 £395.00
01 Jul 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 £435.00
02 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017 £395.00
16 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017 £335.00
14 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017 £395.00
28 Oct 2017 - 20 Dec 2017 £295.00
21 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017 £435.00
28 Dec 2017 - 05 Jan 2018 £435.00
06 Jan 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 POA
06 Jan 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 POA

Please note: Prices are calculated based on your party size at the time of booking. If your party size changes for any reason after booking please let us know so we can ensure the accommodation provided meets your exact requirements.

Reviews

Reviews
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Excellent
16-Sep-2016

Easy

Excellent
30-Aug-2016

Cosy and well-equipped. Great for a quiet peaceful break.

Excellent
16-Aug-2016

it is a wunderfull house in a breathtaking surrounding
evterything you need is there
no telephon no inernet an...

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Excellent
16-Aug-2016

Comfortable little cottage. Well equipped.

Excellent
01-Jul-2016

Absolutely the best get away from it all holiday we've had. So peacefull, everything you need, comfortable and cosy, lov...

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