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

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Weekly Rates

From DateTo DateWeekly RateDeposit
Sun 23 Jun 2019Sat 07 Sep 2019£1,040£310
Sun 08 Sep 2019Sat 21 Sep 2019£890£270
Sun 22 Sep 2019Sat 05 Oct 2019£840£255
Sun 06 Oct 2019Sat 26 Oct 2019£840£255
Sun 27 Oct 2019Sat 09 Nov 2019£705£215
Sun 10 Nov 2019Sat 21 Dec 2019£680£205
Sun 22 Dec 2019Sat 28 Dec 2019£1,010£305
Sun 29 Dec 2019Sat 04 Jan 2020£1,010£305
Sun 05 Jan 2020Sat 08 Feb 2020£680£205
Sun 09 Feb 2020Sat 04 Apr 2020£705£215
Sun 05 Apr 2020Sat 25 Apr 2020£840£255
Sun 26 Apr 2020Sat 23 May 2020£840£255
Sun 24 May 2020Sat 30 May 2020£890£270
Sun 31 May 2020Sat 20 Jun 2020£890£270
Sun 21 Jun 2020Sat 05 Sep 2020£1,040£310
Sun 06 Sep 2020Sat 26 Sep 2020£890£270
Sun 27 Sep 2020Sat 03 Oct 2020£840£255
Sun 04 Oct 2020Sat 24 Oct 2020£840£255
Sun 25 Oct 2020Sat 07 Nov 2020£705£215
Sun 08 Nov 2020Mon 21 Dec 2020£680£205
Tue 22 Dec 2020Mon 28 Dec 2020£1,010£305
Tue 29 Dec 2020Mon 04 Jan 2021£1,010£305
Tue 05 Jan 2021Sat 06 Feb 2021£680£205
Sun 07 Feb 2021Sat 20 Mar 2021£705£215
Sun 21 Mar 2021Sat 17 Apr 2021£840£255
Sun 18 Apr 2021Sat 29 May 2021£840£255
Sun 30 May 2021Sat 05 Jun 2021£890£270
Sun 06 Jun 2021Sat 19 Jun 2021£890£270
Sun 20 Jun 2021Sat 11 Sep 2021£1,040£310
Sun 12 Sep 2021Sat 25 Sep 2021£890£270
Sun 26 Sep 2021Sat 02 Oct 2021£840£255
Sun 03 Oct 2021Sat 23 Oct 2021£840£255
Sun 24 Oct 2021Sat 06 Nov 2021£705£215
Sun 07 Nov 2021Tue 21 Dec 2021£680£205
Wed 22 Dec 2021Tue 28 Dec 2021£1,010£305
Wed 29 Dec 2021Tue 04 Jan 2022£1,010£305


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.


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).

EPC rating - F

Please Note:

  • Linen is provided and included in the cost of your holiday.
  • Towels are available to hire at an extra charge. 1 bath towel and 1 hand towel - £5 per person. Please make arrangements for towels with the owner as payment will be made directly to them.


  • 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 - towels may be hired £5 per person
  • Microwave
  • Oil central heating included
  • Open fire - logs provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • 2 Pets only - £20.00 charge per Week per Pet
  • Reviews

    (19 reviews)
    Mungasdale House reviews
    Mungasdale House offers everything you need for a family holiday. The house is warm, fully equipped and clean. The location is excellent being within easy walking distance of a quiet beach. The garden is well fenced, we really appreciated the generous supply of logs and the Aga gave a homely feel to the kitchen. We would return without doubt.
    Mrs Greaves - May 2019
    We had a fantastic stay at Mungasdale. It comfortably held ten of us plus 2 dogs and the Aga combined with oven and hob provided good cooking facilities. The boot room was brilliant for the dogs and for drying. It was very comfortable, and it was great being able to stroll down to the beach. One improvement would be the provision of more outdoor furniture. We were so lucky with the weather, it would have been great to sit outside more to enjoy the setting. We had a good meal in the Dundonnell Hotel and can highly recommend the Seafood Shack in Ullapool. Fantastic walks nearby, whether along the beach or up some of the most remote Munros. Thanks very much for a brilliant stay!
    Ms Robson - May 2019
    This house welcomes you with open arms.....we met Jane Gibb on arrival so it was a double welcome, as she invited us to see her beautiful garden....a rare experience. We particularly loved the sitting room and an unlimited supply of logs was so much appreciated. The bedrooms upstairs were characterful and comfortable. As we had invited friends to be with us, we took the downstairs bedroom, which was much smaller but was OK. Nothing disappointed.....the house, the area, even the weather, which was v cold but sunny. We could enjoy the mountains covered in snow. Lots of ideas of where to go are in the visitors book. We came home refreshed and invigorated and would love to visit Mungasdale again has so much to offer. One minor comment....we only had one day when we could sit outside and a few cheap folding chairs would be welcome....maybe we missed them somewhere.....but we could see only one rickety bench. Also perhaps you need to remind visitors to bring basics like loo paper.....we didn't and there was a rush to the shop the next day. Perhaps it might be a good idea to say how good the shop at Laide is for everyday shopping.
    Mrs Pirie - May 2019
    Such a beautiful part of Scotland with hardly any cars/people around. Nature at its best. We had the stags coming up to the gate - such a majestic site. A suggestion would be to provide outdoor chairs for BBQ or generally to enjoy the peacefulness of the area.
    Mr Lal - April 2019
    We were thoroughly impressed with the house as we arrived. It was clean, tidy and had everything we could possibly need for our stay. We had not been aware the house offered Wifi, and when we noticed we had no mobile reception we thought we were going to be truly cut off the world. Then one of us found the Wifi info amongst the stack of local information! It would be good if the Wifi folder was kept close to the guestbook and general welcome info instead of among the stack of local attractions. Also, the password has a small mistake in it. The surroundings were absolutely stunning. The views from the cottage itself, the many deer that roamed around in the evening hours, there were many nature trails and viewpoints to visit within a short driving distance. Ullapool was not far and from there we did a walk to the Rhue lighthouse which I recommend. It's not too strenuous and the views were breathtaking! The two other (minor) things that stopped me from giving a 5 star review were these: the wood for the fire place was not very good. There was kindling, and there were massive logs, but nothing in between to build the fire good and hot with. Maybe it's my lack of pyrotechnical skills, but I gave up after a while. The big chunks were massive and damp so they simply weren't catching. The other thing was that we would have liked to use the AGA, but found no directions for its use anywhere. We managed just fine with the mini hob, but it would have been fun to use the AGA. We felt very much at home in the cottage; it was nicely furnished, cozy and wonderfully clean. If I'm ever going to be staying up north again in that area, I would definitely return to Mungasdale House if possible.
    Mrs Van Delft - May 2018
    Love staying here. Comfy and warm. Not fancy but has everything you need. Great for a group including children.
    Mr Pope - October 2017
    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