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The Dolphin Self-Catering Holiday House and Flat, Ullapool

Dolphin House Ullapool

Staying at Dolphin - self catering accommodation, at Braes,  Ullapool in the Highlands of Scotland.

Enjoy outstanding panoramic views over Ullapool, Loch Broom and the sun setting over the Summer Isles from this well appointed house set on a south-facing hillside. 


Winter view from Dolphin looking towards Ullapool 

Dolphin House sleeps 10, and the flat sleeps 4. Accommodation is available all year round and the house and flat are available separately or together for weekly lets (Saturday to Saturday). Out of season, shorter lets may be available on request.

Both the house and the flat have access to a large garden (with a washing line) and there are parking bays at the front of the house.

Bath mats and tea towels are provided. Bath and hand towels are available for an additional fee. 

The Main House

This spacious family home provides a large and well-equipped kitchen with an adjacent, separate dining area. This leads to a large and comfortable sitting room with a wood burning stove for cosy evenings. A door leads out to a balcony, which stretches across the front of the house. From here, you can enjoy a 180 degree panoramic view of Loch Broom and the surrounding hills and mountains . The sitting room has large south and west facing windows which also provide outstanding views across the Loch.

The balcony

Part of  the panoramic view seen from the sitting room windows

The decked balcony (under reconstruction 2015) from which the full length of Loch Broom can be seen

The sitting room with a wood burning stove

The dining room

These picturesque scenes are also visible from the majority of the bedrooms. A big advantage of Dolphin house is that these communal rooms lead off to two distinct 'wings', each with three bedrooms and a bathroom, so that two families or groups can holiday together whilst retaining some privacy. There is Freeview TV, a DVD player and an iPod dock in the sitting room as well as Wifi. There is full central heating throughout the house and a woodburning stove in the sitting room.

Accommodation comprises one double bedroom with a handbasin and a door onto the balcony, three twin bedrooms, including one with a basin, and two single bedrooms. All bedrooms have either a full or partial view of Loch Broom. 

The master bedroom with balcony overlooking Loch Broom 
The other double rooms can be arranged with double or twin beds.

There are two recently refurbished bathrooms with toilets, one with a double walk in shower and the other with a large shower-bath. There is also one separate toilet and a small area for boots and coats.

Guests also have the use of a laundry and drying room with a washing machine and drier. There is also a large fridge-freezer in this area.

The kitchen facilities include large ceramic hob, microwave, electric oven, dish washer, two fridges and all necessary culinary equipment. 

The recently installed kitchen showing double oven and integrated microwave. 

The Flat

This well heated, separate and self contained flat has a sitting room with Freeview TV, DVD player and Wifi, as well as a fully equipped kitchen and dining area. There are two twin/double bedrooms, one with a basin, and a bathroom with toilet and large shower-bath. Both the bedrooms and the kitchen/dining area have views of Loch Broom and the surrounding mountains.

The sitting room in the Flat. The windows behind overlook Loch Broom
The Flat has two double bedrooms, which can be arranged with double or twin beds
The kitchen equipment includes electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge and all necessary culinary equipment. There is also a washing machine.



Ullapool is roughly one mile away - a five minute drive or a 15 minute walk down a footpath with beautiful views. Sightseeing, walking, bird-watching, fishing, climbing and golfing are just some of many possible activities available locally and Dolphin is a good base for touring in the North West Highlands.


view from house up Loch Broom

View up Loch Broom from the House

The view across the Loch, with the peak of An Teallach showing the in background

The House is surrounded by a large garden.

with plenty of space for exploring.



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