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Monastery Apartments at Loch Ness - Golf, Sports, Fishing, Activities - Struan, Monastery 9

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Details
Property
apartment
People
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 4 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Fort Augustus - Highland Club Scotland

Luxury Apartments to suit couples, families & friends, to suit all budgets

The Highland Club is the name given to the converted St Benedict's Abbey at Fort Augustus. The abbey is in the perfect location in the middle of The Great Glen on the shores of Loch Ness, beside the Caledonian Canal and the River Tarff. Facilit

The accommodation is suitable for families of all ages. For mum and dad, an ideal for quiet, restful retreat from the hustle and bustle of modern life but lots of activity for the family, tennis, badminton, Snooker, Croquet, football, water sports, the list is endless. a family holiday that has everything.

There are apartments in all of the buildings which constituted Fort Augustus Abbey, so you can choose between the Loch views and the wonderful architecture of the Old Abbey.

Here we present a selection of the Monastery apartments including The Struan, The Fraser and The Nevis Apartments with high ceilings, spacious rooms large windows and beautiful views. All these lovely well equipped self catering vacation apartments offer guests a true feeling of peace, calm and relaxation.

Nevis Monastery 7: Has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 6. Spacious and bright accomodation, ideal for larger families and group gatherings. Views looking south across the Cloisters Chess set and north over Loch Ness.

Struan Monastery 9: Has 2 Bedrooms and sleeps 4. Furnished to a very high standard in the style of a grand Hunting Lodge, adorend with tarten and antlers, and a most relaxing aptmosphere. Free Wifi in the apartment.

Fraser Monastery 14: Has 2 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 4,. Furnished much like it''s sister apartment Struan, Fraser magicly makes your worries melt away. Camp bed available for 1 person. Free private WiFi in this apartment.

These wonderful Monastery Apartments make an ideal retreat from the hustle and bustle of daily life or meeting place for famiy and friends and a great base from which to explore our beautiful countryside. Group booking discount may be available if you book two or more apartments together, contact us for a quote.

More Details

Details for holiday apartment Struan, Monastery 9, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 2 Bathrooms

The Perfect Holiday Home on the shoreline of Loch Ness. This absolutely stunning apartment has been furnished to an exceedingly high standard and displays results only possible with great care and attention to detail. The views are breathtaking and this is a retreat to enjoy regardless of the weather.

A spacious, warm, entrance hall with wood panelling up to dado height draws guests into the apartment where it leads through to a large lounge which has double aspect views of Loch Ness and out over the surrounding countryside. It is very comfortably furnished and boasts an original feature fireplace which adds character to an already impressive room. There is a sofa bed here which can accommodate an additional two people. A television with freeview and dvd player are provided here for guests' entertainment.

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Property Manager
Charles Canning
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
20 November, 2016
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About Charles Canning

I am pleased to market and manage a number of properties in this very prestigious setting, so I have contact from the moment you enquire until you leave after a great Holiday experience at Loch Ness. I live on site at the Highland Club, so I am available 24 hours 7 days to help with anything. That is my commitment both to guests and owners. I don't show a photograph as one shock is enough and you might just see Nessie while you are here.

Charles Canning purchased this apartment in 2006

Why Charles Canning chose Scottish Highlands & Islands

If you drive through Fort Augustus you will pass within 30 Metres of the gates of The Highland Club, formerly ST Benedict's abbey. Yet you will probably miss it, a hidden jewel with the Loch on one side, the Caledonian canal on another and the River Tarff on a third side.

The seclusion, the peacefulness and the history, even the architecture are all still here, but now we also have luxury apartments with fantastic amenities, all right in the centre of the Scottish Highlands - why be anywhere else.

What makes this apartment unique

I never tire of the view of the Loch here, and love to wander down to the loch side and feel the peace and tranquillity. The craft passing down the Canal through the Locks are many and varied and I sit beside the Canal with a beer and let time pass me by.

In winter inside the Abbey is a wonderful place to be after a walk or a ski, the club lounge is peaceful and relaxing.

Each apartment here is unique designed around the features of the original building, and finished off with personal touches by the owners.

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Location

Nearest Airport
34 Miles
INVERNESS
Nearest Barpub
150 Metres
FORT AUGUSTUS VILLAGE
Nearest Ferry
240 Miles
NEWCASTLE (FROM EUROPE)
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
FORT AUGUSTUS
Nearest Train
32 Miles
INVERNESS
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
A9
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
BOATHOUSE
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
NEVIS
Nearest Beach
0.1 Kilometres
LOCH NESS
Car: recommended

The Highland Club is a converted Abbey with many original features not only of the Abbey but the original Fort built in 1715. The facilities include swimming pool, gym, Club lounge, tennis and badminton courts, croquet lawn, Table tennis, Barbecue stands, fishing rights on the loch, and an on site restaurant.

The village (a 2 minute walk ) is centred around the famous Canal Locks designed by Telford and you can enjoy lunch or a drink beside the canal watching them in operation as many varied craft come through into Loch Ness. There are a selection of ' Nessie Hunting' boat trips or fishing trips you can do from the canal side into the Loch, even taking in dinner at the Dores Inn round the loch, or visiting Urqhuart Castle.

The village also has a small Museum about the Caledonian Canal and the Locks. A short walk takes you to the Rare Breeds Farm.

Other sports activities are available at the Highland club buy arrangement: canoeing, kayaking, rifle shooting, archery and bicycles are available to rent on site.

Walking and cycling trails are in abundance all around Loch Ness and beyond. The Loch Ness Trail, The West Highland Way, The Great Glen Way, and many many more.

The village has a good range of pubs and restaurants and the quality is excellent. Check reviews The Lovat Loch Ness, and expect not only a great range of whiskey at the Lock Inn, but excellent wholesome food as well.

Fort Augustus is central to Inverness and Fort William so you can head north and take in Urquhart Castle and then the Loch Ness Visitor Centre at Drumnadrochit. In Inverness you might do the beech or the dolphin trip. You can also go to Inverness around the other side of the Loch or return that way as it is historic and scenic, stop and enjoy the views.

South towards Fort William will bring you firstly to Invergarry just 6 miles away, and the Great Glen Water Park, where among other things the adventurous might book a White Water Rafting trip on the River Garry, coinciding with the Dam release.

Then through Spean Bridge passing the Commando monument. and onward to Ben Nevis and Aonach Mor Gondola where you can choose the easy or hard way to the top. If you take an easy route you have to carry something, but don't try a piano, someone tried that many years ago and never made it - the piano never recovered! When you come down go into the Nevis Distillery, find out Scotland's secret recipe and sample the result.

Of course you may take the ski lift up and even ski back down if you are here at the right time of year. Either way there is a restaurant where you can relax an enjoy the view.

Fort William is a lovely town, have a wander round and try the Crannog seafood restaurant on the waterfront.

Coming out of Fort William further south takes us to Glen Coe, the visitor centre there is well worth a visit. The wildlife in this region will astound you if you take time to watch for it, and the information at the centre will help with that.

A great day out with the kids is to Landmark the Forest adventure park, and visit Aviemore if you have time.

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Fort Augustus, Inverness, Loch Ness & Nairn

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
autumn 16
31 Oct 2016 - 21 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£411
for 3 nights
From
£137
£588
 
 
festive
22 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
£919
for 4 nights
From
£230
£988
 
 
jan 17
4 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£411
for 3 nights
From
£137
£588
 
 
valentine 17
11 Feb 2017 - 24 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£455
for 3 nights
From
£152
£651
 
 
march-april 17
25 Mar 2017 - 15 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£623
for 3 nights
From
£208
£892
 
 
april/may 17
16 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£553
for 3 nights
From
£184
£791
 
 
may 17
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£670
for 3 nights
From
£223
£959
 
 
june 17
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£626
for 3 nights
From
£209
£896
 
 
july 17
1 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£861
for 3 nights
From
£287
£1,232
 
 
july/sept
15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£978
for 3 nights
From
£326
£1,400
 
 
late summer
2 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£553
for 3 nights
From
£184
£791
 
 
oct/dec 17
28 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£455
for 3 nights
From
£152
£651
 
 
festive
23 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£998
for 4 nights
From
£249
£1,071
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£750
for 3 nights
From
£250
 

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Fort Augustus in Scotland

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • resort
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Family Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Master Bathroom En-Suite - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower and wc which is fully tiled and has underfloor heating. The bedroom itself has a superking size bed (which can convert to twins) and there are lovely finishing touches to this light, airy room. A combined radio/alarm/Iphone/Ipod docking station is supplied here as well as a tv/dvd player. The second bedroom has a double bed and a view over the Scriptorium and to the Abbey Church. Again, the standard of furniture and furnishings is very high.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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