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Spectacular, romantic accommodation at abbey on the shores of Loch Ness!

Bedrooms 1
Space 699 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Private park, lake shore, tennis court, pool / spa, Club Lounge, 2 people

One of the most unique apartments in the abbey and one of the few with no direct neighbors ... once the 'secret writing room' of the monks with magnificent Gothic arches and vaulted ceilings, unique stained glass & high chapel ceiling in the bedroom and fantastic original tiles in the entrance vestibule, now a fully-equipped apartment in luxury & style! Enjoyment from the first moment, and so close to all services of the abbey, now known as 'The Highland Club' ... the cloisters are leading around the inner garden to both, the HighlandClubLounge with a full-sized snooker table, towards the shores of Loch Ness & into the abbey gardens as well as into the atrium of the Abbey Church with pool, sauna & steam room in the former chapel with HighlandViews.

The apartment features luxury from the fluffy bathrobes to the its warm & cosy at any time of the year & the Boathouse Restaurant in the abbey grounds caters for you as well ... ENJOY now for a couple of days or weeks!

More Details

Andreas, Kris or Claire
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, German, Polish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
3 June, 2018


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

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 699 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Heated towel-rail& fluffy bathrobes/-slippers
  • Magnificent stone tiles on the floor & a granite top...tastefully decorated throughout ... ... lots of space!
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Viktorianischer Stil
  • Spectacular, spacious room with high, chapel-like original ceiling of the scriptorium building with the special ambience of leaded-glass windows and a skylight to watch the stars & the clouds passing by ... a victorian-style king-size bed with excellent mattress and egyptian cotton sheets with extra-luxurious pillows and bedspread & with lots of pillows ... a small chair to relax and enjoy the constantly changing light & colors at this special part of the apartment! Moroccan style meets gothic splendor with a large chandelier & a star light high up in the ceiling, the hand-carved side cabinets with metal surfaces ... incomparable!
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
The noble HIGHLAND CLUB LOUNGE is a comfortable and relaxing meeting place for all guests at the abbey with full-sized snooker table, comfortable & luxurious armchairs and sofas and free wireless internet access (WiFi), once the 'refectory' of the abbey with beautiful stained glassed windows causing an ever-changing and difficult to describe ambience which you quite often just enjoy by yourself! In addition to the numerous sports facilities on the grounds (tennis, giant chess, table tennis, table football, cricket, badminton, ...) you simply could relax at your private shoreline of Loch Ness, reading or watching or having a BBQ or go for a stroll...its entirely up to you!


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Spectacular, romantic accommodation at abbey on the shores of Loch Ness!
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Perfect location and setting in a unique apartment! Would love to come back again some day!

  • Review Submitted: 06-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Grateful for guests enjoying this special place at the shores of famous Loch Ness and so much looking forward to be once again part of a great time in this spectacular part of Bonnie Scotland.
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  • 5 of 5

From the last-minute booking request by me – through the quiet moments of saying goodbye to this spectacular condominium and property – everything was absolutely perfect. Communication with the cheerful, thorough, and generous owner was a breeze, as was the communication with those who manage the property. The beauty of both the accommodation and property itself have to be seen to truly understand how utterly special this retreat space is. Without hesitation, highly recommended.

Tips for Other Travellers:

The Boathouse restaurant on the property has exemplary service and quite good food; I only visited there a couple of times, but the view itself makes it quite worthwhile. The condo's kitchen is lovely and completely outfitted. Although there was a nice selection at the village shop, I chose to make one trip to Inverness instead (the under-used "South Ness" route is divine!) and it worked a treat.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: April 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: There is nothing more rewarding for the owner as guests being as delighted of The SCRIPTORIUM Retreat as the owner himself...thanks for sharing with the world!
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Tolles Ambiente, außergewöhnliche Unterkunft

  • 5 of 5

Der achttägige Aufenthalt im "Scriptorium" war die "Krönung" unseres ersten Schottland-Urlaubs. Das Maisonette-Appartement in dem alten Kloster ist geschmackvoll und gemütlich eingerichtet. Es verfügt über viele liebevolle Details, ist komplett ausgestattet und sehr sauber und gepflegt. Das beeindruckende Ambiente der alten Klosteranlage bietet ständig neue Entdeckungen und Ausblicke.

Die Lage direkt am Loch Ness ist ideal und bietet zahlreiche Möglichkeiten zu Wanderungen in der Nähe und zu Ausflügen. Sehenswürdigkeiten sind reichlich vorhanden.

Wir haben uns absolut wohl gefühlt und können die Unterkunft uneingeschränkt empfehlen. Auch der Kontakt zum Vermieter war sehr freundlich und angenehm.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Der Scriptorium-Eigentuemer freut sich sehr, dass sein kleines Juwel und die restaurierte Abtei von Fort Augustus so gut ankommt und freut sich auf viele Gaeste, deren UrlaubsHighlight The Highland Club, die fruehere Abtei sein darf!
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Echt empfehlenswert!

  • 5 of 5

Die Anlage bietet einen ehrfürchtigen, spektakulären, romantischen und gleichzeitig einzigartigen Einblick in das Leben der damaligen Zeit. Unter dem Gesichtspunkt der Moderne ist es fantastisch gelungen, Altes und Neues miteinander zu verknüpfen. Das Scriptorium ist gemütlich, liebevoll und geschmackvoll eingerichtet. Die Küche bietet alles, was man benötigt, um es sich zu zweit gut gehen zu lassen. Der Blick zum Loch Ness entschädigt auch für in Kauf genommene Regentage...


  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: ...und die vielen Einrichtungen des 1Highland Club1 (der heutige Name der Abtei von Fort Augustus) wie den ChapelPool mit Sauna und Dampfbad, sowie die Highland Club Lounge mit riesigem Billardtisch und Wifi im ehemaligen Refektorium, lassen Regen vergessen und sich auf den kommenden Sonnenschein freuen...
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Einfach genial!

  • 5 of 5

Die Bilder sagen einfach alles - super ausgestattetes Appartement mit Stil. Es ist alles vorhanden was man benötigt. Der Charme der Anlage ist einzigartig. Man kann viel Unternehmen - wir haben uns in Schottland verliebt - und werden definitiv wieder kommen - gerne auch ins Scriptorium! Wir hatten eine tolle Zeit!

  • Review Submitted: 21-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Es ist in der Tat mein zweites Heim in Bonnie Scotland und -wie dieser Tage- freue ich mich sehr, auch mal 2 Nächte selbst dort verbringen zu dürfen. Das Wetter spielt bei all' den Angeboten in der ehemaligen Abtei -nun dem Highland Club- und in der näheren Umgebung keine so entscheidende Rolle...und auch damit ist es das perfekte Highland Retreat! Freue mich auf viele, so begeisterte Gäste...
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Einfach toll !

  • 5 of 5

Sehr schönes Feriendomizil, das Scriptorium lässt keine Wünsche offen.

Sehr gemütlich und vor allem sauber. Wer in der Gegend Urlaub macht, sollte hier buchen. Netter Kontakt mit dem Vermieter. Einfach Top! *****

  • Review Submitted: 07-May-2012
  • Date of Stay: April 2012
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Es freut mich natuerlich, dass es Gaesten ebenso gut wie mir selbst dort gefaellt...war unmittelbar vor diesen Gaesten selbst im SCRIPTORIUM und habe sehr den neuen ChapelPOOL mit Sauna & SteamRoom genutzt...einfach herrlich nach einem Tag in der wilden Natur der Highlands und einer steifen Brise vom Loch Ness!
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
The Bothy at Fort Augustus
Nearest Ferry
310 Miles
Nearest Golf
300 Metres
Fort Augustus
Nearest Train
60 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Boat House Restaurant at the shores of Loch Ness
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Located in the heart of the Highlands on a private peninsula with cricket pitch, tennis court, beautiful parkland & a golf course nearby, the abbey is located at the shores of famous Loch Ness beside the Caledonian Canal!

The idyllic village of Fort Augustus with all catering & shopping facilities and with its famous multi-level locks is close by and located at the southern shores of Loch Ness. The village offers a bus stop with regular buses to Inverness and Fort William.

Many castles, whisky distilleries, and a variety of outdoor activities (mountain-biking, quad bikes, water sports, fishing, biking, hiking, skiing, golf, hunting, horseback riding) are just on your doorstep.

Day trips to the Isle of Skye, Ben Nevis, Glencoe and to many other HighlandHighlights as well as all three coasts ... or see famous Urquhart Castle in about 10 minutes, the LochNessMonsterExhibition at Drumnadrochit in 15 minutes ... and the capital of the Highlands, Inverness in only 40 minutes by car...

Other Activities: Monster Search

Golf: A typical Highland Country Golf Course with 9 holes, but played on two occasions, and thus with the feel of a 18er. ... only £ 18 per round / £ 25 per day / £ 60 weekly ticket (2011) ... positioned in a fantastic location surrounded by The Highlands!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Fort Augustus, Scottish Highlands & Islands

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
MID season
2 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
HIGH Season
30 Jun 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
LOW Season
8 Sep 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
LOW Season
27 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
HIGH Season
22 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
LOW Season
4 Jan 2019 - 12 Apr 2019
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Endreinigung £110

Preise beinhalten Bettwäsche, Handtücher, Bademäntel, Strom und Heizung, Endreinigung und kostenfreie Nutzung aller angebotener Highland Club Einrichtungen wie den ChapelPool mit Sauna & SteamRoom.

KURZAUFENTHALTE ab 2 Naechten werden angeboten...PREISE BITTE ANFRAGEN!!!
(Diese entsprechen nicht dem Standard-Tagespreis, da die Kostenkalkulation eine andere ist!)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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