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Loch Ness - the Old Armoury Ground Floor Apartment on the Shores of Loch Ness

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Rear view of Abbey and garden onto Loch Ness

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Last updated: 11/25/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-4 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

A two bedroom wheelchair friendly ground floor apartment on Loch Ness

The Old Armoury is a ground floor (wheelchair friendly) holiday home nestled on the shores of Loch Ness built in a unique Abbey in a unique location known as the award winning Highland Club, St Benedicts Abbey, Fort Augustus and centrally located within the Highlands of Scotland.

Short stays of 3, 4, 5 & 6 nights are welcome. Please refer to the end of this description regarding short stay rates.

The Highland Club facilities include a 10 metre indoor heated swimming pool ('Chapel Pool') located in the Pugin designed Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament, a steam room and sauna. (PLEASE NOTE - the swimming pool and spa is currently undergoing refurbishment and may not be available until June 2017). Pugin’s sandstone walls are set off by a Brazilian green slate floor and large ornate windows affording stunning views across the Great Glen. The complex is serviced by a small changing room, shower and storage lockers. The gym is located on the floor below with weights, running, rowing and cycling equipment. Outside there's tennis courts, badminton, a barbeque fronting Loch Ness, a Giant Chess board, adventure playground, 5-a-side football, as well as may other outdoor activities located around Loch Ness. So much to do!


The apartment is fully equipped, including Wi-Fi, baby cot and high chair. This is an excellent choice for any group or family looking for something a bit different to the norm with all the creature comforts and more. The Old Armoury offers high quality fixtures, fittings and furnishings good enough to please even the most discerning visitor.

This modern two bedroom, ground floor apartment is located in the Brothers Wing and is one of the most historically important sections of The Highland Club - built within the original bastion walls, this would have housed the armoury used in defence of the fort dating back to 1716. Just ten meters from the adjoining free parking area, and immediately on the shores of Loch Ness, it is one of the most convenient and accessible properties within The Highland Club.

The property is well equipped based on up to 6 guests, (plus a baby). While benefiting from all the facilities, The Highland Club has lots more than most Scottish Highland holiday lets have to offer and is one of a few wheelchair friendly properties at the Abbey.

Accessed via The Brothers’ Wing courtyard, and with all modern comforts and conveniences, this property is just steps away from the Club Lounge, the Monastery Lawn, Loch Ness, the Boathouse Restaurant and, as already mentioned, a variety of leisure facilities offered within this fabulous development, so it is the ideal place to enjoy everything on your doorstep, plus more when adventuring out into the Highlands themselves. The best of both worlds!

Short breaks for stays of 3, 4, 5 & 6 nights - Please note that the booking rates shown on this website is unable to calculate an actual quotation for short stays at this apartment. Therefore, it would be necessary to email the owner for confirmation of the quotation. Note - A one off £25 surcharge applies per stay for the usage of extra bed linen for the sofa beds, if using the sofa beds.

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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, dutch, swedish, greek, czech, danish, norwegian, polish, hungarian, arabic, finnish, turkish, mandarin
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/25/2016

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 95 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge
  • Housekeeper
  • Massage

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome:

    A cot and high chair are available in the apartment....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 baby crib, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    ...moreless

  • The large master bedroom, also overlooking the courtyard, includes a comfortable king size bed, flat screen TV and DVD player, plus a further sofa bed suitable for young children. The en-suite bathroom has both a separate shower and bath. The second double bedroom is charming and comfortable. There is a second family bathroom with bath and shower over bath. Flexible sleeping arrangements with the use of a sofa bed in the living room and another small sofa bed in the master bedroom (for a small child) and a baby cot, this property can comfortably accommodate six guests and a baby....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Extras included in booking: Wheel chair friendly access Wifi connection in the apartment Good quality bed linen with anti-allergy pillows 100% cotton towels Two flat screen TV’s Ipod/radio/CD player Games, books and DVD’s Hairdryer Iron & ironing board Washer/dryer Electricity and gas central heating Free allocated parking...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room:

    In the Abbey Club Lounge...moreless

  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Pool Table:

    Snooker table in the main Abbey Club Lounge...moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    ipod player/radio/CD player...moreless

  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Holiday Resort
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Rural
  • Village
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Mini gym within the main Abbey building...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Spacious lounge area...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Open plan fitted Kitchen with dishwasher....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Electric oven...moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles
  • Boat:

    Loch Ness tours in Fort Augustus...moreless

  • Boat Dock
  • Child's Swing
  • Gated Community
  • Golf:

    Fort Augustus 9 hole golf course ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    For hire in Fort Augustus...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Ben Nevis 30 minute drive...moreless

  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway To Water

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Heated indoor swimming pool ...moreless

  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Steam Shower

Building Type

  • Building
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Rate 41
Oct 29 - Dec 22, 2016
3 night min stay
$197
$848
Xmas
Dec 23 - Jan 2, 2017
4 night min stay
$241
$1,149
Rate 42
Jan 3 - Mar 2, 2017
3 night min stay
$160
$764
Rate 43
Mar 3 - Apr 12, 2017
3 night min stay
$215
$927
Rate 44
Apr 13 - Apr 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$252
$1,083
Rate 45
May 1 - May 25, 2017
3 night min stay
$215
$927
Rate 46
May 26 - Jun 1, 2017
3 night min stay
$252
$1,083
Rate 47
Jun 2 - Jul 6, 2017
3 night min stay
$215
$927
Rate 48
Jul 7 - Sep 8, 2017
3 night min stay
$252
$1,083
Rate 49
Sep 9 - Oct 19, 2017
3 night min stay
$215
$927
Rate 50
Oct 20 - Oct 27, 2017
3 night min stay
$212
$1,014
Rate 51
Oct 28 - Dec 21, 2017
3 night min stay
$162
$771
Rate 52
Dec 22 - Dec 31, 2017
4 night min stay
$241
$1,161

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • No additional mandatory fees

Notes:

We accept short stays for three, four, five, and six nights to our property. Please contact us via email by sending an enquiry on this website to ensure the quotation given on this website is correct.

Thank you.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 11/25/2016
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Location

35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Inverness
500 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Fort Augustus
250 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Newcastle
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Fort Augustus
25 Miles
Nearest Train
Inverness and Fort William
100 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
The Boat House
20 Miles
Nearest Ski
Aonach Mor (Nevis Range)
25 Miles
Nearest Beach
Caol Beach, Fort William

Car: Recommended

Nestled on the shores of Loch Ness famous for the Loch Ness Monster “Nessie” and adjoining the Caledonian Canal in the heart of the Highlands of Scotland, The Highland Club is a beautifully renovated St. Benedictine Abbey which originally began life as a fort at Fort Augustus where it was purchased by the 14th Lord Lovat in 1867. His successor leased the buildings to the Monastic Order of Benedictines in the 1870s who began converting the buildings into an abbey, school and monastery. Today, the Highland Club is totally unique residence comprising of luxury apartments full of original features including a swimming pool and spa (PLEASE NOTE - the swimming pool and spa is currently undergoing refurbishment and may not be available until June 2017). Explore the history of the area and its villages like Fort Augustus, Foyers, Cannich, and Drumnadrochit. Skiing is just 20 miles away at Aonach Mor which forms part of the Ben Nevis mountain range and en-route to the historic town of Fort William just 25 miles away with access to the Isle of Skye.

Short breaks for stays of 3, 4, 5 & 6 nights - Please note that the booking rates shown on this website is unable to calculate an actual quotation for short stays at this apartment. Therefore, it would be necessary to email the owner for confirmation of the quotation. Note - A one off £25 surcharge applies per stay for the usage of extra bed linen for the sofa beds, if using the sofa beds.

 

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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, dutch, swedish, greek, czech, danish, norwegian, polish, hungarian, arabic, finnish, turkish, mandarin
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/25/2016

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Photos

  • Rear view of Abbey and garden onto Loch Ness

    Rear view of Abbey and garden onto Loch Ness

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Cozy Master Bedroom

    Cozy Master Bedroom

  • En suite bathroom

    En suite bathroom

  • Abbey from Caladonian Canal

    Abbey from Caladonian Canal

  • Mini gym

    Mini gym

  • Loch Ness cruiser adjoining Abbey

    Loch Ness cruiser adjoining Abbey

  • Picnic area outside apartment

    Picnic area outside apartment

  • Fortress wall window of 2nd bedroom

    Fortress wall window of 2nd bedroom

  • Apartment location

    Apartment location

  • The Highland Club entrance

    The Highland Club entrance

  • Dining area

    Dining area

  • Indoor swimming pool

    Indoor swimming pool

  • Cozy 2nd bedroom

    Cozy 2nd bedroom

  • Sauna

    Sauna

  • Fortress entrance to apartment

    Fortress entrance to apartment

  • View of Abbey from apartment

    View of Abbey from apartment

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