Achadaphail dates back to the 1880s and has been a family home for generations. It is still part of a working croft. The cottage occupies a peaceful and private setting with superb views of the fantastic landscape that surrounds it.
Guests enter this detached, single storey building through the porch - which also has a dining table with views to the sea. A main hallway leads to all the accommodation. There is a living area with comfortable seating, a wood burning stove and dual aspect windows with sea views,making for a bright and homely room. The kitchen is modern and well equipped for self catering with views from the kitchen sink over the garden.
The modern bathroom is positioned off the main hallway and includes a bath with shower over, w.c. and basin. Bed linen and towels are provided and the house also has wireless internet access.
The double bedroom is to the rear of the cottage and has plenty of storage for belongings and a window looking to the rear of the property. In this room you can see just how thick the external walls of the old croft cottage are! The twin bedroom is also to the rear of the cottage and comfortably accommodates two people.
The cottage benefits from a lovely large, fenced garden with a well tended lawn, mature shrubs and outdoor seating; a great place to watch the sun set in the evening and to take in the superb sea views towards Staffa and the Dutchmans' Cap, two islands visible in the distance. There is a field opposite the house which guests can cross to reach the coast (250 metres away).
Situated on the Ardtun peninsula in the south western corner of the Isle of Mull, with easy access to Iona, this is an area of interesting geology with stunning and varied terrain. From the basalt columns along parts of the shoreline, to the pink granite outcrops near Fionnphort, this is a fabulous area to explore. There are some truly stunning white sandy bays dotted along the southern coast of this part of the island, making for some breathtaking coastal walks.
Sleeping four, this self catering cottage on Mull is an ideal retreat for a couple or family. The closest village to the house is Bunessan, which is only a couple of miles away. It has some useful facilities including a cafe, pub and village shop. Fionnphort and the Iona ferry are 7 miles away and there are regular boat trips and excursions leaving from the ferry terminal there between April and October.
Living Room: With two-seater fabric sofa and tub armchairs, television with satellite channels and DVD player. Wood burning stove.
Kitchen: With cooker, fridge, freezer, microwave and washing machine.
Bedrooms: One double bedroom and one twin bedroom.
Bathroom: Bath with shower over, toilet and wash basin.
Garden: Good sized garden with great views, lawn and outdoor seating.
Heating: The house has electric storage heaters.
Wood Burning Stove: There is a basket of logs provided on arrival. More wood can be bought locally.
Bed Linen and Towels: Bed linen and towels are provided for your stay.
More at this Property: There is wireless internet access in the cottage.
Arrival and Departure: Arrival after 4pm. Departure by 10am.