Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • 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 unique large (>100 sq m) private wrap-around terrace overlooking Loch Ness, the Caledonian Canal & Mountains sited on Top of the Original Fort Augustus! VisitScotland 4 star rated for over 8 years.

PLEASE NOTE, THAT DUE TO A FIRE, THE SAUNA, STEAM-ROOM AND SWIMMING POOL ARE NOT AVAILABLE AT THE PRESENT TIME. I WILL UPDATE WHEN AVAILABLE AGAIN. 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. Obviously, these facilities are capacity limited and the pool operates a one-hour slot booking system for everyone's comfort.

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 a Bean-Bag-Crazy beanbag and is open plan with the kitchen including Electric oven with gas hob and integral grill; dishwasher; washer/tumble dryer; fridge freezer; coffee maker; microwave; toaster; and is comprehensively equipped. There is a dining table and chairs.

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; 26” flat screen TV with Freeview. The family bathroom has a 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
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 en suite
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, TV, 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
Furniture Single Beds (2), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available
Outdoors Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users