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Highland Club Direct Property - Talisker apartment in Monastery on Loch Ness

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,506 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

Luxury Self Catering Holiday Accommodation in Monastery on Loch Ness

Luxury three bed, second floor apartment in a converted Benedictine Monastery set in 20 acres of private grounds on the shores of Loch Ness. In the heart of the Highlands, this sympathetic conversion is an ideal base for exploring all that Scotland has to offer. Whether you are searching for outdoor adventure, or simply just want to unwind, this is the place to do it. From white-water rafting to whisky trails and ceilidh evenings, you'll quickly find that a week is just not long enough!

This luxury, spacious mezzanine apartment has been fitted to the highest specification. Tastefully decorated by Scottish interior design team ANTA coupled with stylish funishings and high specification fittings promise to make your stay both memorable and relaxing. There are a plethora of original features such as the majestic cathedral window in the open plan living area. This beautiful window floods the room with light with wonderful views over the cloisters. As a guest you will have access to all The Highland Club has to offer.

A welcome pack is provided. Our property manager will meet you on arrival and show you to your accommodation.

Key Features:

PROPERTY TYPE: 3 bedroom Apartment - Second Floor with Mezzanine

NEAREST AIRPORT: Inverness - 25 miles

NEAREST PUB: The Bothy - 2 minutes walk

NEAREST RESTAURANT: Boathouse Restaurant - 1 minute walk

LOCAL ACTIVITES: Fishing nearby, Golfing, Horse Riding, Skiing, Water sports, Walking

BEDROOM 1: Ground floor double Bedroom with king-size bed and ensuite.

BEDROOM 2: Ground floor twin bedroom.

BEDROOM 3: Mezzanine double bedroom.

BATHROOMS 1 En suite bathroom with bath and separate shower cubicle. High quality fittings with power shower, heated towel rail.

BATHROOM 2: Large double walking shower. High quality fittings with power shower, heated towel rail.

KITCHEN: Cooker, Hob, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Iron and ironing board. The kitchen is fitted out to a very high specification and finished with granite work tops.

GENERAL: Central Heating, Telephone, High Quality Linen provided. A welcome pack is provided on arrival. Baby equipment provided at no extra charge. Hair dryer provided.

DINING: Seating for 6. The dining area is open-plan.

OPENING PLAN LIVING AREA: With south facing views over the Abbey cloisters, vaulted ceiling and feature cathedral window

ENTERTAINMENT:WiFi, Flat screen TV with SKY, Bose Cinema Surround Sound Lifestyle System, Board Games, Books.

COMMUNAL FACILITIES: Pool, Sauna & Steam Room, The Highland Club Lounge with snooker and WIFI, Extensive Gardens (20 acres), BBQ,Table Tennis, Tennis Court & Croquet. All equipment supplied by the concierge at no extra charge..

SUITABILITY: All groups. Sorry - No Smokers or pets

More Details

Property Manager
Joanne Nicholson
Member since: 2006
Speaks French
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
20 October, 2017


Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Boat House Restaurant
Car: recommended


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

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Floor Area:
  • 1506 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • resort
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Holiday Complex
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • En suite bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Luxury bathroom with separate shower
    Shower Room - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Luxury double walking shower
  • Bathroom 1: En suite bathroom with separate shower and luxury fittings. Bathroom 2: Double walking shower and luxury fittings
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Spacious Master bedroom
    Twin bedroom - 2 Single Bed , Bedroom 2
    Mezzanine bedroom with king-size sleigh bed - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Private bedroom with views over the cloister gardens
  • Bedroom 1: Spacious master bedroom with vaulted ceiling. King-sized double wishbone bed. Bedroom 2: Twin bedroom Bedroom 3: Private mezzanine bedroom accessed from the hall. Double bedroom with king-size sleigh-bed with views over the Abbey cloisters.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Communal Facilities at The Highland Club: The Chapel Swimming Pool Sauna & Steam room Gym Beauty Salon The Highland Club Lounge with Snooker and WiFi Tennis court Table Tennis (indoor & outdoor) Guest BBQ Area Children's Woodland Adventure Park Boules Court Croquet Giant Chess Archery Boathouse Restaurant


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Highland Club Direct Property - Talisker apartment in Monastery on Loch Ness
average rating of 4.5 based on 12 reviews
Vancouver, Canada

Beautiful setting, apartment could use a spruce up

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely time - the setting of the Abbey on the Loch is lovely, Fort Augustus is a charming town and it was great to be able to walk everywhere, and our kids loved the playground at the Abbey.

The apartment itself was nice - kitchen had everything. The couches need to be replaced and one was not the same as shown in the majority of the photos in line. After we arrived and I compared, there was one photo where you could see a corner of the couch (black material) but the majority of the photos and indeed any photos focusing on the couches and sitting areas showed two brown leather sofas.

The Club emailed us directions on how to get in and advising that we would need to confirm our arrival prior to arriving. However this information didn't reach us in time as it wasn't sent at the time or close to the time of our booking, and we did a road trip in Scotland prior to arriving at the Highland Club whereby we had very little access to internet or even cell coverage. Because of that, the club was not aware of our arrival and it was just by chance that we found someone who could give us keys etc. Also because of that, the apartment was not recently cleaned in preparation for our arrival. It was mostly clean, but we ended up having to vacuum the floors from the get-go, so not a relaxing way to start our last few days of vacation and what was intended to be a bit of R&R time.

Overall the experience was fine, but considering the state of the couches we found this particular suite to be overpriced.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you taking the time to review this property. We are pleased that you had a lovely holiday and enjoyed both the location and position of this property. We take all reviews very seriously and therefore have spoken to the owners regarding the sofas. They mentioned that one of the sofas had been damaged by a previous guest and therefore organised a replacement whilst 2 new sofas are on order. The new sofas will be in situ by the end of October. Concerned about the late receipt of arrival details, I checked on our system when the arrival information was sent by email and see that this was sent on the day the property was booked, as this was a last minute reservation. I am sorry that you appear not to have received these details by email and therefore did not contact the property manager to inform them of your approximate arrival time. Kind regards Joanne Nicholson
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Dundee., United Kingdom

Beautiful Location

  • 5 of 5

First time visit but will definitely be returning. Excellent high standard accommodation. Cannot fault anything. Disappointed that the leisure pool was closed but plenty of other activities to make the stay enjoyable.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hamburg, Germany


  • 3 of 5

Room was at 6 pm not ready, they had forgotten us, heating did not work - cold Appartement, no one at reception only facility manager, dish washer broken, pool out of use, we won't come again

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Chateau-thierry, France

Tres belle prestation, appartement confortable dans une demeure extraordinnaire

  • 5 of 5

En famille dans ce très bel appartement tout confort, nous avons passé un super sèjour.

Confort, silence et repos au bout du lock mais sans voir le Nessi malheureusement.

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bonjour, Merci pour votre évaluation Désolé que vous ne voyiez pas Nessie. Meilleurs vœux Joanne Nicholson Highland Club Direct
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Offenbach, Germany

Ein Traum....

  • 4 of 5

Die Unterkunft war fantastisch. Alles sauber und direkter Zugang zum See. Wir kommen gerne wieder. Fort Augustus ist ein kleiner Ort aber man kann mit einem Mietwagen alles problemlos erreichen. In der Gegend kann man schön wandern gehen und alte Burgen anschauen.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Vielen Dank für das Schreiben einer Rezension. Wir hoffen jedoch, dass sie bei Ihrer Reiseplanung weiterhilft. Original auf Englisch Language Weaver Bewerten Sie diese Übersetzung: Vielen Dank für Ihre Bewertung Mangelhaft Gut Vielen Dank Jasmin Nicholson Kundenservice Highland Club Direct
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Glasgow, United Kingdom

A gem on Loch Ness

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in the Talisker apartment. Stunning location and unusual, atmospheric accommodation. We loved the walks, local pubs, boat trip, tennis courts, giant chess set, grounds leading right to the banks of the loch and the extraordinary building itself with its fascinating history. It was a very special trip.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your positive review, we are delighted that you had a lovely holiday and hope you will visit again. Kind regards Jasmine Nicholson Customer Services Highland Club Direct
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Prices & Availability

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  • Balance Payment by Debit Card : No Charge

    Balance Payment by Credit Card : 2% of accommodation cost.

    For ease, if you wish to pay your balance by credit card, please select this option when filling in the payment details, otherwise this will be invoiced separately.

    You can start your Highland Club Direct holiday on any day of the week, for any duration.

    Christmas and New Year reservations have a minimum stay of 4 nights.

    Included in your tariff:

    Use of all facilities: Free Parking :: Luxury Welcome Pack :: Cleaning :: Linen & Towels :: Travel Cot and High Chair (on request) :: Spa Towels & Spa Robes :: WiFi

    NOT included:


    Cot Bedding

    Arrival Time 4pm / 1600

    Departure Time 10am / 1000

    Tesco Home Delivery (order your groceries online from the Tesco website)

    How to Order:

    1.Visit www.tesco.com

    2.Register your details

    3.Choose a slot

    4.Buy your groceries

    Address for your TESCO FOOD home delivery:

    13 The Old School

    St Benedicts Abbey

    Fort Augustus

    PH32 4BJ

    Details for the delivery man

    Apartment located on the Second Floor of The Old School Building


    *Please organise your delivery time for a period when you are available to receive your goods. Sometimes the delivery may be delayed and therefore ensure you are around either side of this delivery time.

    *Highland Club Direct takes no responsibility for this service and therefore if goods are not delivered or the service is not to your satisfaction please address any issues direct with Tesco.


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