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Sunset Cottage

(Ref. 938191)

Salen, Isle of Mull, Argyll & The Isles Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • cottage (26)
  • location (14)
  • great (12)
  • mull (10)
  • sunset (10)
  • comfortable (10)

32 Customer Reviews

  • "We has a wonderful week on Mull and Sunset Cottage was perfect."

    It was very clean and the beds were really comfortable. Our two dogs loved the garden and my daughter and I enjoyed the fantastic views. A great cottage.

    Reviewed by Jan5.0Jun 2024

  • "Lovely warm, comfortable and well equipped cottage."

    It was centrally situated for touring the island. The view over the Sound of Mull form the cottage was amazing. We had a great time and we hope to visit again.

    Reviewed by Sylvia5.0Apr 2024

  • "Superb location with amazing views Comfy beds and clean linen Underfloor ..."

    Superb location with amazing views Comfy beds and clean linen Underfloor heating and wood burner meant we were always very cosy Jacuzzi bath great after a day out walking Parking easy Great outdoor space

    Reviewed by Katherine5.0Apr 2024

  • "Absolutely loved our stay in Sunset Cottage, so warm and cozy and a lovely view."

    Loved feeding the birds, so many and different species came.Salen for shopping at the Spar was great and such friendly staff. Our holiday was so wonderful and relaxing we have booked to come again next year. Thanks for your helpful local hints in your file. Sorry about the electrician - I just don't check my emails whilst on holiday! However, thankyou for everything.

    Reviewed by Eileen5.0Sep 2023

  • "Comfortable clean and excellent location for our trip."

    We saw an abundance of wildlife around the island and the scenary was splendid.

    Reviewed by Rosie5.0May 2023

  • "Had an amazing stay."

    The cottage was very well equipped, had everything we needed. Location was just what we were looking for, central location for access to the island. The view over the sound of mull was fantastic from the full length window, which the dog loved nearly as much as us. The only disappointments being the WiFi was out which was rectified after a few days and the walk mentioned in the welcome pack up the hill behind the cottage was fenced off with a locked gate. Lots of wildlife sightings from the cottage, white tailed eagle, hen harrier, sparrowhawk and a pine marten on a trail camera left out one night. All my family had an awesome stay, thank you.

    Reviewed by Leigh4.4Mar 2023

  • "Fabulous cottage, warm, cosy, well equipped."

    Good location as a base for exploring the island. Views from the cottage, breathtaking Would live to return

    Reviewed by Catherine4.7Mar 2023

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Sunset Cottage, fabulous views, warm and comfortable, great central location for visiting other parts of the island."

    We had a wee problem initially with the Wi-Fi, but Donald came and fixed it and also gave us lots of useful info about Mull. The road up to the house is pretty rough and our mobile phone signal was weak, but that didn’t spoil our holiday.

    Reviewed by John5.0Aug 2022

  • "Excellent location, good views, comfortable accommodation for 4 people."

    We hope to book the same cottage again.

    Reviewed by Malcolm5.0Jun 2022

  • "Great cottage in a fantastic position."

    We have stayed here in these cottages several times now. We keep coming back so we must enjoy it and the cottage must be good! Looking forward to coming back soon.

    Reviewed by Mike4.7May 2022

  • "An unbeatable setting, and the cottage fulfilled every requirement."

    Planning to book again..... What a view

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Mar 2022

  • "A warm and comfortable cottage."

    Which was very well equiped and in a stunningly beautiful location. Perfect.

    Reviewed by Fiona5.0Mar 2022

  • "The internet is very poor - this should be explained in advance."

    Items that we asked for we not provided and absence of mobile signal at the cottage meant it was not possible to make contact. The double bed is very firm and uncomfortable. Cleaning is patchy.

    The Internet at the cottages is adequate for most day-to-day tasks, I am also trialling a network that is faster than the BT connection I have at present, and unfortunately not all areas are covered by superfast broadband, especially the more rural areas. I explained on the phone before you arrived, where you could make and receive a phone signal from the cottage. The Cot and High chair you requested was provided! I have no record of anything else been asked for. The mattress is good quality, and it also has a two layer thick mattress topper which makes for a comfortable bed. Thank you for your comments. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Martin2.5Mar 2022

  • "Fantastic cottage, a great place to go back to after exploring the island."

    Warm and cosy! Cottage was well equipped with everything we needed. Couldn’t ask for more!

    Reviewed by Ashley5.0Feb 2022

  • "Disappointed as when it rains cottage water supply turns brown and remains so for several days."

    Location good. Other facilities good. Would not have booked if water supply issue had been in details.

    Reviewed by Ian2.5Sep 2021

  • "We were disappointed that we failed to meet up with a local reresentative"

    Reviewed by Arthur4.7Aug 2020

  • "Sunset cottage is extremely well equipped, all the white goods are of a very high quality - and all worked well."

    The view from the lounge is breath taking and to be there in warmer times must be great in order to make use of the garden furniture - unfortunately we visited in November! We may return in the spring of next year.

    Reviewed by John4.7Oct 2019

  • "Having never been to Scotland I thought the island of mull was lovely and the cottage was in a beautiful place."

    Reviewed by Roy4.7Sep 2019

  • "This was our first Sykes cottage and we have been really impressed with the whole process from start to finish."

    Booking was straight forward, payment was uncomplicated and arrival instructions were clear. The cottage itself was as described and we had a good week using the cottage as a base to explore the island.

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Jun 2019

  • "This cottage had the best outlook ever, very comfortable perfectly placed ..."

    This cottage had the best outlook ever, very comfortable perfectly placed between Craignure and Salen the spa bath was a luxurious extra

    Reviewed by Dezra5.0May 2019

  • "We loved the excellent view of Fishnish Bay, the surrounding wildlife, the friendliness of all concerned and the peace."

    Sunset Cottage is wonderfully situated for exploring Mull. Our dog, Polly, felt at home and enjoyed the variety of walks. We can't wait to go back.

    Reviewed by David4.7May 2019

  • "Sunset cottage is positioned up a hill giving great views over the Sound of Mull and far enough back off the main road to be very quiet."

    Overall good location for exploring various parts of Mull and not too far to get into Salen or Craignure for a bite to eat if you want to eat out.

    Reviewed by Derek4.7Apr 2019

  • "This cottage is a delight."

    Very well-equipped and comfortable. Beautifully warm. Wonderful views across the lake. Dog-friendly. Excellent communication with the owner. Thank you for a wonderful week.

    Reviewed by Judith5.0Apr 2019

  • "Great accommodation as usual."

    Had lovely 2 weeks.

    Reviewed by David5.0Mar 2019

  • "We had a fantastic week in Sunset Cottage."

    Ideal spot to base yourself for touring all areas of Mull. Cottage has everything you require including a awesome view of the Sound of Mull .

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Sep 2018

  • "The cottage is in an excellent location and is equipped well enough."

    The only issue we had was that we found the bed uncomfortable. The living room with the log fire is nice and cosy on the colder evenings. The views are very relaxing and when you get a sunset, its very picturesque. I would recommend staying here.

    Reviewed by John3.8Sep 2018

  • "This is a very comfortable cottage in a great location for exploring the island with fantastic views over the Sounds of Mull if in the area again would certainly look to rebook this cottage."

    Reviewed by Norman5.0Jun 2018

  • "We had a fabulous stay at Sunset Cottage."

    The view is amazing and ever changing. The Cottage just suited us and had everything we needed for the two of us and our 2 pooches. It is well equipped and very clean. The enclosed garden was a godsend for the dogs too. Can not recommend this Cottage highly enough.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth4.7Jun 2018

  • "Great location and very good practical accommodation."

    We will be back.

    Reviewed by Gary4.7May 2018

  • "With a few tweaks this property could be outstanding."

    ..however, it does have many wonderful facilities such as the wood burning stove which makes the lounge very cosy. The location was amazing & it was an easy drive from the ferry terminal.

    Reviewed by Ann4.6Aug 2017

  • "Sunset Cottage is ideally placed for discovering Mull ."

    Lovely location , fantastic views , comfortable with everything you need , ten out of ten

    Reviewed by Duncan5.0Mar 2017

  • "The view from the front of the cottage is fantastic."

    Picnic table and seats on the lawn. Everything we needed was there. Bob didn't like the look of the big stainless steel chimney thing leading from the wood burning stove up through the ceiling. He thought it was a bit ugly. We didn't need to use the stove as the underfloor heating was highly efficient - too warm at times but we didn't alter the controls, just opened a door! Plenty of storage in the bedrooms. We hope to return to this property on our favourite island.

    Reviewed by Sandra4.8Sep 2016

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Summary

  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with dining area and woodburner.
  • Ground source underfloor central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • EV charger available
  • Lawned garden with patio, furniture and BBQ
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 6 miles
  • This property has a private water supply and there is a private gravel track to access the property
  • Please note: Bookings can only be made with a Saturday check-in and for seven nights

The property

One of four superb cottages, perfectly positioned on a hillside with sweeping views over the dramatic Sound of Mull, 6 miles from Salen on the Isle of Mull.

An ideal base for family and friends, this cottage has flexible sleeping accommodation, underfloor heating and a woodburner in the lovely sitting room.

There is excellent walking from the doorstep, and the many attractions of the isle are all within driving distance.

A superb Isle of Mull cottage for a year-round break.

Note: This cottage adjoins Refs. 938192, 938193 and 938199, together they sleep 12.

EPC Rating: Band C

EPC Rating: Band B

Corry Farm Cottages

Salen 6 miles. These four superb cottages are perfectly positioned on a hillside, offering sweeping views across the dramatic Sound of Mull. Designed to a high standard, this group of delightful cottages provides quality accommodation and a relaxing base from which to explore this enchanting island. An ideal choice for family and friends wishing for separate accommodation as they discover this charming area together, these ground floor cottages sleep either two or four, and collectively, they can accommodate a party of twelve. Set in an angled terraced formation, each of them has a garden and a patio area with pleasing open views, the perfect place to relax with a drink and soak up the peaceful atmosphere. Each offers underfloor heating along with a cosy woodburner, whilst the two smaller properties benefit from a warm and welcoming sauna, the perfect luxury after a day spent hiking the surrounding magical landscapes. With walks from the doorstep, these cottages offer a superb base for exploring and wildlife spotting, with sea eagles frequently sighted overhead. The many attractions within reach of these Mull cottages offer something for everyone with a wide variety of pristine beaches, mountains, castles and spectacular drives to discover.

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About the location

SALEN, ISLE OF MULL

Tobermory 9 miles; Lochdon 12.5 miles; Ardalanish 41.5 miles.

On the Isle of Mull, the picturesque village of Salen is halfway between the main ferry terminal of Craignure and the island's capital, Tobermory. Salen boasts two hotels, an Italian restaurant and a coffee shop and hosts an agricultural show each summer. In and around Salen you can enjoy mountain biking, pony trekking, walking and bird watching. Salen is the ideal base for exploring this inner Hebridean island, whose highlights include the dramatic scenery of the Gribun rocks on the west coast, the delightful expanse of Calgary Bay and its beach and, of course, Tobermory, most recently used as the setting for the popular BBC children's series 'Balamory'. Tobermory is the main town on the island with a choice of restaurants and shops, a whisky distillery and chocolate factory - all well worth a visit.

Please note: Bookings can only be made with a Saturday check-in and for seven nights.