Features

  • Luxury accommodation in a secluded and private location
  • (Can be booked for 6 persons at a discounted rate; annexe closed)
  • Panoramic views across the Sound of Mull to the Green Isles and Morvern peninsula
  • Large well tended grounds and summer house
  • Shoreline at the bottom of the wild garden
  • Fishing on the Forsa by arrangement - 2 rods available see notes below
  • Fishnish Ferry - 10 minute drive
  • Craignure Ferry - 20 minute drive
  • Tobermory - 20 minute drive
  • Salen - restaurant, cafe and grocery store - 5 minute drive
  • Linen and towels included
  • All fuel included (logs for evening burning)
  • 2 dogs by agreement - £20 per dog
  • No smoking
  • FISHING
  • Fishing is available for 1 or 2 rods during the season, either for the week or by the day. The River Forsa, a minutes walk from the bottom of the garden, offers nearly 7 miles of double bank fishing with 47 named pools from 'Sea Wall Pool' just above the foreshore to the 'Big Stone Pool' up the glen. A 4x4 can be driven up the glen to access these pools. The fishing season on Mull runs from the 11 February to the end of October for salmon and from the 1st June for sea trout. Sunday fishing is prohibited in Scotland.

Accommodation

  • Comprised of two parts which have no interior connection:
  • Glenforsa House
  • Glazed entrance porch which catches the afternoon sun.
  • Open plan, large living area incorporating sitting room and a dining area kitchen on a raised level
  • Spacious super- kingsize master bedroom with en suite bathroom with bath, separate shower, toilet and wash hand basin
  • King size bedroom with en suite bathroom with bath, shower over bath, toilet and wash hand basin
  • WC
  • Utility room
  • Twin bedroom (ideal for families as this room shares the en suite)
  • Little Glenforsa
  • All on one level:
  • Living/kitchen/dining room
  • King size bedroom
  • Twin bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over bath, toilet and wash hand basin

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2017 rental rates
2018 rental rates
Low Season Jan. Feb, March £1,450
Mid Season Spring £1,750
Easter Holidays £2,050
Whitsun £2,050
High July/Aug £2,050
Mid Season Autumn £1,750
Mid Season Half Term £1,750
Low Nov/Dec £1,500
Christmas week £2,500
New Year week £2,500
2018 rental rates
2017 rental rates
Low Season Jan/Feb/March £1,500
Easter £2,050
Mid Season Spring £1,750
Whitsun Holiday £2,050
High Season £2,050
Mid Season Autumn £1,750
Mid Season Half term £1,750
Low Season November/December £1,500
Christmas 21st to 28th December £2,500
New Year 28th Dec to 4th Jan £2,500
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May 7 - 14 14 - 21 21 - 28 28 - 4
Jun 4 - 11 11 - 18 18 - 25 25 - 2
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Aug 6 - 13 13 - 20 20 - 27 27 - 3
Sep 3 - 10 10 - 17 17 - 24 24 - 1
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Jan 7 - 14 14 - 21 21 - 28 28 - 4
Feb 4 - 11 11 - 18 18 - 25 25 - 4
Mar 4 - 11 11 - 18 18 - 25 25 - 1
Apr 1 - 8 8 - 15 15 - 22 22 - 29 29 - 6
May 6 - 13 13 - 20 20 - 27 27 - 3
Jun 3 - 10 10 - 17 17 - 24 24 - 1
Jul 1 - 8 8 - 15 15 - 22 22 - 29 29 - 5
Aug 5 - 12 12 - 19 19 - 26 26 - 2
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Oct 7 - 14 14 - 21 21 - 28 28 - 4
Nov 4 - 11 11 - 18 18 - 25 25 - 2
Dec 2 - 9 9 - 16 16 - 23 23 - 30 30 - 6
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PLEASE NOTE: Fishing - £50 per rod per day or £250 per week. Additional logs if required. £20 charge per dog.
Refundable good housekeeping deposit: £250
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Property information

Glenforsa House (sleeps 6) and Little Glenforsa (sleeps 4) have been purpose built to give maximum light and incredible views. They are let as one but Glenforsa House may be booked at a discounted rate for 6. As very last minute and if Glenforsa House is not already booked we can offer Little Glenforsa on its own at a reduced rental. Both are well equipped and designed to offer guests an exceptionally comfortable stay, with the most tremendous views across the Sound of Mull.

River and loch fishing can be arranged on a daily or weekly basis with 2 rods available with the nearest pool just below the house and close to the shore.

The main house, with 260 sq. m/2800 sq. ft of internal space, has a large open plan sitting and dining room to seat 10. The full length windows in the sitting room allow for stunning views at any time of the day. Well-tended grounds and a summer house make outdoor entertaining possible with barbecue and garden furniture.

There are plenty of sailings to take you either to the Treshnish Isles to see the puffin colony or to the Isle of Staffa and the magical Fingal's Cave. There are sea safaris to look for the whales, dolphins and seals which inhabit the waters surrounding Mull and the island is noted for its sea eagles and otters, both of which are frequently seen around the coast. There are plenty of places to eat out or to purchase excellent island food and sea foods to prepare back at Glenforsa as we are sure you will not wish to stay away from this lovely house for too long!

Facilities

  • Glenforsa House:
  • Central heating
  • Log fire (logs provided for evening burning)
  • TV and DVD player
  • Wi-fi
  • Dishwasher
  • 5 ring gas hob
  • 2 electric ovens
  • Microwave
  • Larder fridge
  • Freezer
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Heated towel rails in bathrooms
  • Cot and high chair
  • Little Glenforsa
  • Electric heating
  • Electric log effect stove
  • TV and DVD player
  • Dishwasher
  • Electric oven and grill
  • 4 electric hobs
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine/dryer
  • Fridge
  • Garden furniture

Further information

  • Eating Out - Restaurants 20 minutes drive. Our favourite is 'Cafe Fish' Tobermory but close second is The White House Lochaline by foot passenger on the Fishnish Ferry.
  • 4 * equivalent or higher properties - Luxury accommodation
  • Child Friendly - Children welcome
  • Internet/Wifi - Wi-fi included
  • Beaches - 5 minute walk to Glenforsa beach where otters can be seen occasionally. Variety of birds.
  • Fishing & Stalking - Fishing only is available for 1 or 2 rods during the season either for the week or for single days. See full details under the long description.
  • Golf - 9 hole courses at Craignure and also at Tobermory (challenging course so bring lots of golf balls)
  • Hillwalking - Benmore - over 3,000 ft Munro. Also walk up Bentalla (Corbett) from the house
  • Remote or secluded - Secluded but not remote
  • Watersports/outdoor activities - Sea-kayaking in the surrounding waters.
  • Wildlife & Birdwatching - Sea eagles breed on the island and can be seen frequently. Otters are seen regularly along the coast close to the house. Birds in profusion close to the house and along the shore

Travel information

Calmac Ferry from Oban to Craignure or from Lochaline to Fishnish Caledonia overnight sleeper train from London to Glasgow Central arriving 7am. A short taxi connects the rail link from Glasgow Queen street to Oban - 3 hours of spectacular scenery to connect to Ferry. Car hire in Oban

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  • Amanda Chenery
    We have just spent a week at Glenforsa House, this property way exceeded our expectations! We received a warm welcome from the housekeeper and her family, who gave us lots of useful information. The house was so big, comfortable and well equipped it had everything we needed and more. The views whatever the weather were amazing from every window. A wonderful relaxing holiday in this very special place that was enjoyed by the whole family, thank you.
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