House close up
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.
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.
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.
Master bedroom balcony
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 small chest 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.
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
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 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.