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TopOfTheFort Penthouse


Excellent 5/5 Score from 2 reviews

TopoftheFort balcony and penthouse apartment

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Top of the Fort is a striking, light-filled and spacious accommodation with floor to ceiling windows and accesses the balcony terrace from all rooms. The large (>100 sq m) private wrap-around terrace overlooking Loch Ness, Caledonian Canal & Mountains sited on Top of the Original Fort Augustus! VisitScotland 4 star rated.

You have full access to The Highland Club facilities in the Abbey including shared indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, fitness room, club room with full sized snooker table, the cloisters and the tennis courts, childrens' playground barbecue area and badminton in the Benedictine Abbey grounds - you can also fish from the bank in Loch Ness. PLEASE NOTE THE POOL AND LEISURE FACILITIES ARE SHARED WITH OTHER GUESTS AT THE ABBEY.

The apartment is impressively furnished from the unusual semi-circular leather sofa in the sitting room to the marshmallow chair in the large hallway. The living room has 42” flat screen TV with FreeSat and home cinema system to play DVDs and dock your iPod; semi-circular leather sofa and two Bean-Bag-Crazy beanbags and is open plan withe the kitchen including Electric oven with gas hob and integral grill; dishwasher; washer/tumble dryer; fridge freezer; coffee maker; microwave; toaster; and comprehensively equipped.

The main bedroom has a Kingsize leather bed; bedside clock radio with iPod dock; 32” flat screen TV with FreeSat; mirrored-glass bedside tables and chest of draws, hairdryer; groovy Potenza chair and ensuite bathroom with Full size bath and separate high-pressure shower unit. The twin bedroom has two 3' single beds; bedside clock radio with iPod dock; 26” flat screen TV with Freeview. The family bathroom has Full size bath with high-pressure shower over bath.

The upper and lower hallways have Large upper hallway with access to the terrace; seating area with Marshmallow chair; additional red, white and black Panton chairs, books, DVDs and games; iron and ironing board; clothes dryer; travel cot, highchair; childgate for top of the stairs; tennis and badminton rackets, boot storage area, reference map and general storage space.

Top of the Fort is a contemporary penthouse situated within the only surviving bastion wall of Fort Augustus (from which the local village took its name). Situated on the southern tip of Loch Ness it offers fantastic views of the Loch, and the surrounding mountains from the wrap-around terrace, but is just a 5 minute walk from the local facilities in the village which include a golf course (additional fees payable). Sorry, No Smoking and No Pets.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Access Car advised
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Sauna, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Shared indoor pool
General Central heating, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
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 Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame
Access Parking

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13 May 2014


"Unforgettable Highland Fort"

What can i say. It's nearly a year on & we as a family still speak with very fond memories of the fort & the Scottish highlands.The accommodation was everything we could wish for, comfortable, sp… More

12 Sep 2013


"A location/accomodation for magical memories"

My family and I have just returned from a week in this fabulous apartment in such a great location.From the start nothing was too much trouble and the whole experience went really smoothly, just what… More

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