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Excellent 5/5 10 reviews

Old School from Cloisters Gardens

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming Pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 0.1km

This luxury apartment is bright, airy and spacious offering a large separate lounge with original sash windows, master bedroom with kingsize bed and ensuite, twin mezzanine bedroom with separate dressing area, fully fitted kitchen with marble tops and dining area for six and a family bathroom with power shower.

It is situated on the raised ground floor so is suitable for all ages.

Only two minutes walk from the village which supports all your local needs with good hotels,pubs and shops. Take a sailing trip on the Royal Scot on Loch Ness for a spot of Nessie hunting or visit the Loch Ness visitor centre near by.

Slightly further afield at Fort William take a ride on the Harry Potter steam train to Mallaig over the famous Glenfinnan viaduct. Visit a local distillery at Ben Nevis or Glenmorangie or just enjoy the many walks around Fort Augustus and Loch Ness.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Loch Ness 100 m
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Inverness 60 km, Nearest railway: Inverness or Fort William 50 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Sauna, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
Pool Shared indoor pool
General Central heating, TV, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared indoor pool, Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set, Private fishing lake or river
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The apartment is rated as Four stars by Visitscotland and has all the necessary equipment to make your holiday a memorable experience. There are games and dvds for all ages when the weather may be a little inclement.

For the more active person white water rafting, canoeing, archery and even shooting can be arranged by appointment.

The apartment is fully equipped for your self catering holiday and has WI-FI broadband for your own computer and SKY+TV.

With use of a deluxe air bed the apartment can cater for five people. Additional cost of £35 for fifth person

With the use of the sofa bed the apartment can cater for six people. Additional cost of £60.00 for 5th an 6th persons

Further details outdoors

There are twenty acres of grounds to walk and explore and on the front lawns children can play football, badminton and outside table tennis.

For younger children an adventure play area awaits.

A .BBQ area is situated close to the loch edge on the front lawns.

Further details

Swimming Pool towels are supplied

All bed linen, towels etc supplied

Arrival pack is provided along with tea coffee etc and domestic consumables.

Sports equipment including, Tennis racquets, table tennis bats, fishing rods available for use. (bring your own reel and hooks)

The Scottish Highlands region

Fort Augustus is situated on the south shore of Loch Ness where the Caledonian Canal meets Loch Ness. It is a lively village with good amenities in pubs, restaurants, hotels and village shops to supply your every day needs.It has its own 9 hole golf course only a few minutes from the apartment.You can sail from here on Loch Ness aboard the Royal Scot.

It makes a great base to explore the region as it is only just over one hours drive to Skye and the west coast with its silver sands. To the north visit the many castles in the area, Urquhart castle, Cawdor and Inverness castles and the famous Eilan Donan castle is within an hours drive. Culloden Battlefield and Fort George are worthy of a visit and you can go and watch or sail with the dolphins in the Moray firth.

To the south is Ben Nevis and its mountain range and the Harry Potter steam train to Mallaig sets off from Fort William.

For the Geocachist enthusiast there are a number of routes around Loch Ness from short routes to day trips.

Loch Ness

RockNess is held in June each year in the northern end of the Loch.

Within Fort Augustus village there are music evenings and in the summer a weekly celeidh. The hotels sometimes provide music evenings.

Invergarry castle house hotel does a nice afternoon tea where you can sit and enjoy an afternoon overlooking Loch Oich in the comfort of this old baronial style house.

There is a rare breeds farm in the village to take young children to see the highland cattle and other animals.

A horse riding school is situated in the next village and at Drumnadrochit there is the Loch Ness visitor centre.

Alternatively you can enjoy the peace and tranquility of the twenty acres of the Abbey's grounds.

For the adventurous, white water rafting, canoeing, kayaking, archery and clay pigeon shooting can be arranged on site.

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Review 1-10 of 10

16 May 2014

5/5

"echt perfect, voor iedereen, een aanrader"

De Abdij zag er erg mooi uit met de mooie gangen, het zwembad, de binnentuin en de prachtige appartementen met alles erop en eraan. Heerlijke bedden trouwens (echt heerlijk). Er is ook een pool (of bi… More

22 Jan 2014

5/5

"What it says is what you get, Luxury>"

This is the second visit I have made to this apartment and if anything the visit was even better than the first visit. There was myself, wife, sister in-law and her boyfriend. All amenity's withi… More

23 Sep 2013

5/5

"Fantastic apartment and location"

This apartment is as delightful on the inside as the views are on the outside. The Highland Club has excellent facilities to occupy you on any rainy days and the array of books, DVD's and games … More

Thank you for taking time to post a review. We are very pleased that you found the apartment and the local area to your liking as it is always our aim to provide a pleasant holiday experience. We look forward to seeing you again in the future.

25 Aug 2013

4/5

"GOOD QUALITY ACCOMMODATION"

The apartment proved to be at least as good as it looked on the website; everything was clean and in good condition. The setting at the loch is perfect and all the extra facilities were available as a… More

1 Apr 2013

5/5

"Fabulous apartment, wonderfully romantic setting!"

“The Classrooms” within the tastefully renovated Highland Club, gave my girlfriend and I the perfect romantic getaway we'd hoped for. Literally set on the south western shores of the world fa… More

27 Dec 2012

5/5

"Fantastic just like home from home couldnt be better"

Welcomed on arrival, tour of the Abbeythrown in, You couldnt ask for a better apartment with great facilities all provided. We loved the apartment and enjoyed it as our base for the week. Enabling u… More

30 Nov 2012

5/5

"Fantastic apartment in a stunning location"

We were met upon our arrival by the caretaker and he very kindly provided a tour of the resort facilities and the apartment itself. The apartment is exceptionally well appointed and more than lived up to our expectations. It was warm and inviting upon arrival and we immediately felt the long journey melt away.
The apartment is elegantly furnished and definitely a home from home. Beds were comfortable and ideal after a day walking and sightseeing in the local area. Around the apartment are many photographs and the owner has taken time to provide information about each one. It is that attention to detail that sets this apartment out from the rest. We all loved the photo of the family dog upstairs and a very attractive 'highland coo' downstairs.
We had a fabulous short break and cannot wait to return.

12 Nov 2012

5/5

"First Class Holiday"

Stayed for 1 week during Easter holidays. The Abbey is a wonderful place and has been thoughtfully restored. Pool opened towards the end of our stay and offers swimming, steam room and sauna and needs to be pre booked. Pool medium sized however booking system limits numbers so not overcrowded. The Classrooms is first class apartment, modern and spacious rooms really well designed. Looks out onto the playing field which is handy if you have children. A short walk brings you to the centre of Fort Augustus which is a great town with a few pubs and restaurants. Overall I rate everything excellent and have booked to return in April 2013

19 Oct 2012

5/5

"Location, Location, Location.... and Luxury too!!"

We have just returned from the most enjoyable (and dry) week staying in "The Classrooms" within The HIghland Club at Fort Augustus Abbey on the banks of Loch Ness.Finally a holiday rental th… More

14 Sep 2012

5/5

"Luxury at an affordable price"

i have never been to this area of Scotland before so to be placed right by the side of the most famous Loch was areal good start and bonus. The appartment was of a very high standard, both inside and out. Check in was swift and freindly with on site staff alwats available. The veiws from inside were stunning. It is a great location to be able to explore the surrounding area. My wife and i had a great week and will be coming back for more in the near future.

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