Back Brae Lodge - more room to relax in Tobermory


Entire home hosted by Kenny

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 bathroom
Dedicated workspace
A common area with wifi that’s well suited for working.
Self check-in
You can check in with the doorperson.
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Back Brae Lodge offers spacious luxury for a couple or a single. It's also adaptable for a family of parents with one or two young children (please message Kenny for further details). Minimum stay is 3 to 7 nights, mainly depending on the time of year. This Tobermory self catering holiday house is located centrally in the main town on the beautiful Isle of Mull, one of the largest islands of the Scottish Inner Hebrides.

The space
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.

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.

The spacious open-plan, L-shaped upper floor combines the living, sitting and dining areas with the kitchen. The lower floor comprises a bedroom with a kingsize double bed, a bathroom and a lobby/drying room. Each floor is accessible through both the internal staircase and separate outdoor entrances.

We've had many guests in the past who were escaping hectic urban life for a while, but not necessarily for a holiday. Whether writing, researching or working professionally in some other way, Back Brae Lodge makes an excellent office-away-from-home for days or weeks of undistracted concentration, with inclusive landline and fast Internet connectivity.

There is Wi-Fi Internet access for your laptop, tablet or mobile phone. Bring your own Ethernet cable to plug into the wireless router if you prefer. There is no limit on usage. Tobermory benefits from a superfast fibre broadband connection to the mainland so the current download speed in Back Brae Lodge is around 37Mbps and upload speed is 9Mbps.

There is a 40" HD television with Freesat HD satellite live broadcast channels. We also provide on-demand TV with streaming entertainment services on an Amazon Fire TV stock. Free accounts include Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and BBC iPlayer. Disney+, NOWTV and Sky Store channels are also available for an additional charge, or for you to sign in to your own account. There is also a DVD player with a library of movies to choose from.

Playing cards and board games on hand include Trivial Pursuit and Scrabble.

Artwork in the house is by Shelagh Boyle, Ronnie Leckie, Bryan Evans, Angus Stewart, Claire Heminsley, Alex Bamford and Norman Wilkinson, with historical maps from the National Library of Scotland.

Where you'll sleep

1 king bed

What this place offers

Garden view
Public or shared beach access
Wifi – 35 Mbps
Dedicated workspace
Free parking on premises
40" HDTV with Amazon Prime Video, Fire TV, Netflix, cable/satellite TV, standard cable/satellite
Free washer – In unit
Free dryer – In unit

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4.96 out of 5 stars from 110 reviews


Where you’ll be

Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom

The house is known locally as “the old chocolate shop”, since it was the original home of Tobermory Chocolate. The building was originally a mason's workshop before it was extended into shop premises for Tobermory Chocolate then Music Scotland. It was converted and renovated as residential self-catering.

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, four public bars, a range of restaurants, an arts centre... Experience everything the town has to offer, on your doorstep.

You can get your groceries and most other essentials in the Co-Op supermarket, 2 minutes' walk away on Main Street. Another useful nearby shop is the legendary Brown's hardware store, well known as an "Aladdin's cave"!

Hosted by Kenny

  1. Joined in September 2012
  • 110 Reviews
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I run Back Brae Lodge self catering accommodation in Tobermory on Mull. It used to be a music shop, and before that it was a chocolate shop! While I lived in Tobermory, I regularly travelled to perform around the world with Scottish music groups.
I run Back Brae Lodge self catering accommodation in Tobermory on Mull. It used to be a music shop, and before that it was a chocolate shop! While I lived in Tobermory, I regularl…

During your stay

You'll receive messages with all the information you need for your stay. You'll have the house to yourselves. There will be a housekeeper available locally for any urgent needs.

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 16:00
Check out: 11:00
Self check-in with building staff
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Heights without rails or protection
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy