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Mungasdale House
Achnasheen
(13 reviews)
From £680 per week
Sleeps 10
5 bedrooms
1 double, 4 twins

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Weekly Rates

From DateTo DateWeekly RateDeposit
Sun 09 Apr 2017Sat 29 Apr 2017£840£255
Sun 30 Apr 2017Sat 27 May 2017£840£255
Sun 28 May 2017Sat 03 Jun 2017£890£270
Sun 04 Jun 2017Sat 24 Jun 2017£890£270
Sun 25 Jun 2017Sat 09 Sep 2017£1,010£305
Sun 10 Sep 2017Sat 23 Sep 2017£890£270
Sun 24 Sep 2017Sat 07 Oct 2017£840£255
Sun 08 Oct 2017Sat 28 Oct 2017£840£255
Sun 29 Oct 2017Sat 11 Nov 2017£705£215
Sun 12 Nov 2017Thu 21 Dec 2017£680£205
Fri 22 Dec 2017Thu 28 Dec 2017£1,010£305
Fri 29 Dec 2017Thu 04 Jan 2018£1,010£305

Description

Mungasdale House, near Laide in Ross-shire, looks out over the beautiful Gruinard Bay with its gorgeous sandy beaches. Previously a farmhouse, this large holiday home offers comfortable and spacious accommodation in a wonderful setting. Warm and inviting with an oil Aga cooker in the newly fitted kitchen, plus a formal dining room and open fire in the family sized sitting room. The property is a delight to return to after a day out exploring the magnificent surrounding area with its numerous beautiful and pristine beaches. Mungasdale House also offers a variety of rural pursuits including fly only and hill loch fishing for brown trout which can be reached on foot. There are great opportunities for walks where you can explore the wonderful west coast landscapes. Inverewe Garden, recognised as one of the finest gardens in Europe and a mecca for garden lovers, is just 13 miles south in Poolewe. Both Ullapool and Gairloch provide shops, restaurants, boat trips and golf amongst other things, whilst journeying through some spectacular scenery that you will find only in this stunning Ross-shire region.
PROPERTY CODE: N509

Layout

Ground Floor:
Kitchen with oil Aga cooker, utility/drying/boot room plus freezer room, sitting room with open fire, dining room, twin bedroom, shower room with WC & WHB, back hall for boots & coats.

First Floor:
2 twin bedrooms with WHB, double bedroom, twin room with additional small single bed suitable for a child, 2 bathrooms (one with shower over bath).

Facilities

  • Village shops 5 miles
  • Ullapool 36 miles
  • Aga
  • Chest freezer
  • Child's bed in twin bedroom
  • Dishwasher
  • Electric cooker
  • Enclosed private garden
  • Fridge
  • Linen provided NOT towels
  • Microwave
  • Oil central heating included
  • Open fire - logs provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • 2 Pets only - £20.00 charge per Week per Pet
  • Reviews

    (13 reviews)
    Mungasdale House reviews
    A great location 200m from a very quiet beach. Fantastic loch fishing in easy walking distance. Really helpful, friendly & welcoming caretaker, estate manager, and assistant(Megan). It is a true joy to have no broadband, the teenagers actually talk to each other! Great kayaking and wonderful beach and hill walks. Thank you!
    Mr Forsyth - August 2016
    My family and I greatly enjoyed our week on the West Coast of Scotland. We had fantastic weather all week so that transformed our stay. We had our own private beach where the children made sand castles and swam. Our dog had the greatest holiday of its life running free in the countryside. The house was large and relatively old. It had great amenities with lots of accommodation and a very full kitchen including a fully functioning Aga. The bathrooms all worked and there was plenty of hot water and good plumbing. We had a log fire every night which was very cosy. The television and phone were not great but we played board games, cards and did a lot of reading and actual talking to each other. The local post offices/grocery stores had ample food including deli items. The smoked food was fabulous. The local hotel had wi-fi although I didn't miss it. My family did a lot of walking in the hills/mountains and swam in the mountain loughs. The midges only seemed to come out in the late evening and our spray worked well.
    Mr Keenan - June 2016
    We could not fault the house, fabulous location, everything in the house was Spotless, well equipped kitchen, very comfy beds, masses of dry logs, all in all perfection. If you can drag yourselves away a visit to the seafood shack in Ullapool well worth a visit for lunch.
    Mrs Forbes-cable - May 2016
    We found the house to be very clean and with plenty comfortable seating in the sitting room, and a good sized dining room. The kitchen was well equipped, though it would be helpful if there were instructions for the hot plates on the cooker. We are not all up to using the latest models. We did have trouble understanding the heating, but it was very efficient once we discovered how to control it! A friendly family house which we could certainly recommend. Plenty to do in the area, from mountains to beaches. Places to visit include Inverewe Gardens, the Arctic Convoy exhibition at Cove, Corrieshalloch Gorge.
    Mrs Dunn - May 2016
    A good house if you're not expecting perfection. A few broken items in cupboards. Central heating system not very reliable and the cooker hob is not easy to understand. But on the whole a lovely big comfy house that you can use as a base for fabulous walks in the surrounding area. We've stayed there on 3 occasions and loved it but there are always a few problems to contend with!
    Mrs Henderson - May 2016
    A good sized, comfortable house in lovely location. Beds comfy and clean. No towels provided, which can be missed when reading the description! Well equipped kitchen, but we were short of washing up liquid, tablets, cloths etc. the instructions are not easily found and the electric hob was very difficult to figure out. Microwave not working.
    Mrs Henderson - May 2015
    Found the house to be comfortable and Mrs Irvine helpful
    Mrs Davison - April 2014
    We had a fabulous week at MUNGASDALE house. Its been recently updated and is very well equipped, even has a wine fridge! Glorious views and an almost private beach for fab sunsets and sunbathing (sometimes). Loved the formal dining room and the comfy bedrooms. Helpful caretakers. This is the place for get-away hols, not being in the thick of it all. Bring everything you need and then pretend you are stranded there!
    Mrs Whitehead - May 2013
    well equipped, comfortable cottage.Caretakers extremely helpful and attentive. Great layout and space, fantastic base for mountaineering and all outdoor activities.
    Mrs Bonham - March 2013
    Old worldie comfortable house in great position within short walk to sandy beach. Other walks and sandy beaches nearby.
    Mr Henderson - October 2012
    Absolutely perfect accommodation. Everything we needed was there and the boot/kit/cloackroom was essential. I can only think of one improvement; larger pots and pans. We were eight blokes hungry every evening after long treks and could have done with two large cooking pots/pans, but we managed nonetheless.
    Mr Vyas - April 2012
    We liked the feel of the place and the location. The nearby beach was lovely. The decor felt right, although was slightly on the worn side. On the minus side, some rooms could do with a lick of paint, the bath in the bathroom at the top of the stairs was decorative since the enamel was flaking off. Many of the kitchen utensils needed replacing. The non stick had worn off many of the pans which were not useable. Please get a new set!
    Mr Wilson - April 2012
    Mungasdale is a very pleasant but an old fashioned house with large rooms.It was quite clean. It is warm with good central heating.It could perhaps do with a little more investment to improve one of the bathrooms which has some corroded pipework and to replace the rather worn out cooking pans and serving dishes in the kitchen. Apart from some details that were pinned on a notice board there was very little information about the house and the places of interest in the surrounding area.During an emergency it was necessary for us to ring the caretaker to locate a doctor.A visitor's book might be a help to the owner to rectify minor deficiencies.We enjoyed our stay and have no major complaints.
    Dr Twentyman - May 2011

    Holiday Protection Scheme

    This property is covered by our Holiday Protection Scheme.

    Holiday Protection Scheme

    Cottages & Castles Ltd. (acting as agents for property owners) provides a guarantee for tenants who have to cancel their holiday at a cottage.

    If it is necessary to cancel your holiday, for any of the reasons A 1-5 below, you may do so at any time up until the close of business on the last working day before your tenancy commences and we will refund your balance. Your deposit is not refundable. If you have made a late booking and paid in full you will receive your payment minus the normal deposit sum (usually 30%).

    There is no charge for this holiday protection – it is included in the cost of your holiday. Please note that the protection does not apply to holidays in our properties with codes beginning with P (usually castles, mansions and lodges).

    Deposits may be transferred to a different date for a holiday at the same property within 12 months of the original holiday date, subject to availability, but not, however, for a different property. If the new booking is at a higher rate the tenant must pay the extra cost. No refund will be made if the new date is at a lower rate.

    A:
    1. Death, accidental bodily injury, or illness (excluding pre-existing or chronic illness/conditions, or illness arising through epidemics or pandemics)
    a) the Proposer and/or persons with whom he/she has arranged to travel.
    b) any close relative or business associate of the Proposer or of any person with whom he/she has arranged to travel or arranged to meet at the specified holiday establishment. We will require appropriate documentary evidence of illness or bodily injury from a registered medical practitioner. This evidence must state that the Proposer is unfit to travel.

    2. Jury service, witness call or unemployment through redundancy of the Proposer after the date of booking and prior to the commencement date of the holiday.

    3. Fire or theft which is the subject of an insurance claim at the Insured’s main residence or business premises within seven days before commencement of the holiday.

    4. Occupational postings not contemplated at the time the holiday is booked.

    5. Cancellation or curtailment of scheduled transport services due to strikes, riots or civil commotion, but limited to the cost of alternative transport up to £50 per person for the outward journey only.

    But not, however:

    B:
    1. Disinclination to travel.

    2. Failure of public or private transport.

    3. Suicide, attempted suicide, insanity, the influence of intoxicating liquor or the effect of drugs not taken in accordance with treatment prescribed and directed by a qualified medical practitioner or booking a holiday which is or would be against the advice of a registered medical practitioner.

    4. Pregnancy unless problems occur which prevent the person travelling. A  verification must be signed by a registered medical practitioner to this effect

    5. Any loss which is otherwise insured.

    6. Holiday accommodation booked outside Great Britain, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands

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