Your room, with a comfy double bed, hangers, books and local information.Guests can help themselves to breakfast: my home-made sourdough bread, local eggs and bacon, and my mum's (or local) jam.

Private room

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

Private room

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

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About this listing

A cozy double room on Tobermory's colourful Main Street, in a spacious flat with sea views. The flat is filled with tasteful art, vintage decorative items and hand-made quilts and cushions. Home-made bread and locally-sourced breakfast is provided.

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 12PM (noon)
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Room type: Private room


Extra people: £22 / night after the first guest


The space

My flat has many pieces of colourful art and fabrics from all around the world, especially from Africa where I lived for many years. There are hand-made quilts and cushions in the flat, as I have a small patchworking company at home. I have a large music selection too, which guests are welcome to enjoy, and the kitchen and living room are free to use too. I provide breakfast for guests to help themselves to in the morning: home-baked bread, local eggs and bacon, home-made jam, and muesli. Many kinds of tea, and coffee, are available and complimentary for guests to enjoy.

The flat is right on the water and is centrally located for pubs and restaurants, and perfect for people who like hiking, swimming, horse riding, bird watching, swimming, or just being outside.

The bathroom has recently been renovated to a high standard, with bathtub, shower and underfloor heating.

I am always happy to share knowledge of the local area, good restaurants to visit, cozy pubs, walks, artists to look out for. I will do my best to make your stay a good one!

As I welcome single-traveller guests, the price quoted is for one person, with an additional fee for a couple.

Guest access

The flat is shared with one other person (me), and the bathroom is shared too. You are welcome to use the kitchen to cook your own meals, but please leave it as you found it. I can also provide information on local places to eat and buy locally-grown produce.

Interaction with guests

I work from home, in a separate office within the flat, so in the day-time I am at home. While I appreciate my privacy at this time, I am happy to provide information for your stay. In the evenings, I am always happy to share a meal or a drink in front of the fire (or at the pub along the street!).

The neighbourhood

The street has a friendly atmosphere, local shops and a good arts centre with great live music and theatre. Tobermory is close to waterfalls, beaches, woodland walks and moors, so there is plenty to keep you busy, especially when the sun shines. If it's a rainy day, my flat is a warm and cozy place to spend some relaxing time.

Getting around

There is a bus service to the ferry and to other parts of the island, but it is infrequent, especially in winter.

Other things to note

During the summer, there are many things to do and the town gets quite busy with tourists. Some things, like restaurants and wildlife trips, close for the winter, but there are still lots of cozy things to enjoy, like Christmas fairs and music shows.

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
May not be safe or suitable for children (2-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 12PM (noon)

I enjoy my privacy, and I respect my guests' privacy too, though I like to share a meal or drink with my guests at the end of the day if they are at home. I ask that if guests stay out late, then they are quiet when coming home and keep noise to a minimum, and I will do the same!

I do not wear shoes in the flat, so I ask guests to please leave wellies and boots outside the door. Make sure to bring slippers if you would like to wear those around the house (I have wooden floors). And no smoking inside, thank you!



Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
Fire extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay

Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

66 Reviews

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Oliver User Profile
April 2017
Rose's place is even more impressive than the pictures suggest - a fantastic atmosphere in the flat with views right out across the harbour. As a host Rose was really accommodating (even posting my laptop cable back to me after our stay!) and made us feel really welcome in a beautiful part of the world. We'd definitely stay again. Highly recommended!

Noemie User Profile
April 2017
I stayed for two nights at Rose's place with my mum and we had a wonderful time! Her apartment is beautiful and full of the stories of her travels. Tobermory is a gorgeous place with lots to explore, discover and enjoy. We found the locals as well as the visiting population very friendly and keep a very pleasant impression of the island. I would definitely recommend it.

Margaux User Profile
April 2017
Tobermory was the first destination of our road trip through Scotland. Rose's apartment was idyllic to relax after some long drives! It's perfectly cosy... the vinyls, the woodfire and the view have certainly helped it! :) Rose was a charming host, willingly sharing her experience, life and tips. It was great to meet her! We hope to be back soon for a longer stay!

Tanya User Profile
April 2017
The flat itself is beautiful, filled with all sorts of artwork from far and wide. Looking around the place is just as rewarding as gazing out at the gorgeous sea views! Rose is full of local knowledge, and happy to pass tips along. She's not joking about the delicious breakfast! Nothing beats local sausages on fresh baked sourdough... Would definitely recommend, and hopefully I'll get a chance to visit again!

Tony User Profile
March 2017
Rose is a perfect host, and her lovely, warm, comfortable flat is a perfect base to explore Tobermory and Mull. Very highly recommended!

Gem User Profile
March 2017
Rose's flat in Tobermory is a wonderful space, filled with lovely finds from her travels. It really feels like a hideaway and a great place to sit and enjoy looking out over the water of Tobermory harbour. You feel transported and no matter what the day brings , sitting by the log burner listening to Rose's vinyl collection is truly gorgeous. The flat is in a great location, on main street, easy to find and explore mull from and there was free parking outside. Rose's flat is a real find and I would highly recommend staying.

Jim User Profile
March 2017
Wonderful time in a cozy home and best of all a really nice host.

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Isle of Mull, United Kingdom · Joined in June 2012
Rose User ProfileRose is a superhost.

I am a writer and journalist and have traveled the world extensively. I love to cook, to eat, to sew, I play the banjo and I love listening to most kinds of music. I enjoy having guests to stay – hearing their stories and helping them to enjoy the place where I love to live.

I am a volunteer Lifeboat crew member at our local Lifeboat station in Tobermory. This means that I train weekly with my crew and respond to any emergencies out at sea. I have a pager, which is very loud. It's not often that it goes off, but there is a possibility that it may go off at night, although it has never yet happened with house guests at home. If I am hosting guests and it does go off, I will try to respond as quietly as possible, but there may be a short amount of noise as I leave the house.

Response rate: 100%
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Response time: within a few hours