Stunning Historic Home Beside Loch Ness

Stunning Historic Home Beside Loch Ness

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6
2 Bathrooms

About our home

Luxury three bedroom, two bathroom second floor apartment in a landmark grade A listed Benedictine Monastery (The Highland Club) set in 20 acres of private grounds on the shores of Loch Ness.

This spacious mezzanine apartment (140m2/1550ft2) has been fitted to the highest specification. Tastefully decorated by Scottish interior design team ANTA coupled with stylish furnishings and high specification fittings promise to make your stay both memorable and relaxing. There are a plethora of original features such as the majestic cathedral window in the open plan living area. This beautiful window floods the room with light with wonderful views over the cloisters. As a guest you will have access to all The Highland Club has to offer.

Facilities included are The Boathouse Restaurant providing an idyllic setting on the shores of Loch Ness in which you can enjoy delicious, locally sourced food. The Highland Club swimming pool, sauna and steam room. Within the stunning grounds outdoor picnic tables and BBQ'S are provided for guest use; tennis court, outdoor table tennis, croquet lawn, giant chess and children’s adventure play area promise to keep everyone amused. The Monks refectory has been transformed into a Club Lounge with its oak panelled walls and stained glass windows, providing a sumptuous area to relax with friends or enjoy a game of SNOOKER (WIFI access available).

There is highspeed internet and wifi within the apartment. Two TVs - 50 inch in lounge, and 32 inch in master bedroom.

http://www.thehighlandclub.co.uk

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  1. We are a couple with twin boys and seek a location that is child friendly.

  2. We are generally looking for somewhere warm and sunny (beachfront big plus) but also open to spring and autumn city breaks

  3. Our place is generally unavailable during school holidays periods (Easter, Jul/Aug?Xmas) and we are able to do non-simultaneous exchanges.

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

The Highland Club is situated in the picturesque village of Fort Augustus which lies south-west of Loch Ness near the Caledonian Canal. Like any good village, there are a full selection of local amenities, including pubs, shops and restaurants.

Whether you’re into water sports, boating or spotting Nessie herself, the world famous Loch Ness will not disappoint. At 23 miles long, it is one of the longest and deepest lochs in Scotland. The character of the loch is undoubtedly awe-inspiring and varied given its size; so the view from the shifting banks changes dramatically as you travel through. With Inverness at the top, and Drumnadrochit to the west, the loch is connected by the surrounding A28 main road, allowing you to visit all of the key spots along the way.

From Fort William you can take the West Highland Railway. The West Highland Rail Line was, in 2009, voted by readers of Wanderlust Magazine the best rail journey not just in Scotland, Britain or Europe, but the world.

It’s a route well-known to fans of Harry Potter, with the 122-year-old Glenfinnan Viaduct becoming a place of pilgrimage for those following in the footsteps of the boy wizard on the Hogwarts Express Jacobite steam train between Fort William and Mallaig every year.

Buzzy restaurants
Boathouse Restaurant
Cool bars
Bothy Restaurant and Bar
Cozy cafés
The Lovat
Bit of culture
Loch Ness Monster Museum
Walks in the park
South Loch Ness Trail
Spot of exercise
On site gymnasium
Day tripping
Whisky distillery / Castle tour / Loch cruise

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