Cala Fearnadh

This two bedroom, off grid cabin  was designed for a north facing, coastal site on the Isle of Mull, and was prefabricated and delivered to the site by road and ferry. It has planning permission as a dwelling.


The building is designed to maximise the daylight and views of the bay, with large picture windows , patio doors and balconies running around the building. 


The accommodation is on two levels and comprises an entrance hall; galley  kitchen; two double bedrooms with balcony, one ensuite; and second shower room all on the upper level. Steps lead down into the living space that opens onto the main deck with views across the bay . A window seat with a wood burner at its centre runs the length of the space, and a white Osmo stained floor compliments the spruce lined interior and  grey-blue coastal palette.


 Off grid, the building  is powered by six solar PV panels on a south facing roof section. Cooking is by bottled gas  building is super insulated with  double glazing and thick sheep wool to all walls, roof and floor. .

Location :  Bunessan  Mull

Client : Cala Fearnadh Off grid Cabin

Year:  2018

Internal area:  55m2

Photos : ECHO

Status : Built 

"What a space! The windows and view are incredible, would highly recommend to anyone who wants a taste of the off grid life! " 

Review , Air Bnb

"Totally agree with all the positive reviews - Cala Fearnadh is probably the best Airbnb we have ever stayed at. The house is so well designed, was really warm and the views are spectacular. The kitchen is well equipped with everything you could need "

Review, Air bnb

Cala Fearnadh's owners rent their house to visitors. Further details can be found alongside other Echo designed buildings on our Rentals page, with links to our clients' chosen rental platforms 


Other Echo Bespoke Step Down Cabins :

Secret Studio : built 

Waterfell : under construction 

Other Echo Cabins designed as Dwellings : 

Two flowers  - Built 

Red Kite  Pyramid Cabin  - Built 

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