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No.1, No.3 & No.4 The Old Convent are luxury and lovingly renovated apartments. - No.4 The Old Convent.

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

Description

No.4 The Old Convent.

No4 is a luxury 1st floor two bedroomed apartment, both bedrooms are upstairs. Newly renovated in 2015 to a very high standard.Large living room with beautiful leather chesterfield suit. 32" TV/DVD player with soundbar and sub woofer. Selection of books, DVD's, maps and area information provided. Wood burner stove for the cold winter nights, logs and kindling supplied.


About the property

The Old Convent.

***Currently the advertised prices for 2018/19 are not shown correctly, nightly rate for No.1 & No.3 is £90, No.4 is £100/120, there is a discount for weekly rates, please enquire for correct price.***

No.1 The Old Convent is a ground floor apartment which has just been sympathetically renovated to a very high standard but keeping some of the character and adding modern central heating and double glazing! No.3 & No.4 are first floor apartments. The Old Convent is situated in the picturesque village of Fort Augustus on the southern tip of Loch Ness, which is virtually the geographical center of the Highlands. A perfect base for exploring the spectacular scenery and amenities that the area has to offer.

We, Felicity & Chris are local and live in what was the priests quarters when the building was originally a church and are able to suggest many wonderful day trips combining superb scenic drives and walks, with castles, brochs and ruins that you probably won't find in any guide book.

Fort Augustus is the perfect place to relax with a short walk to the center of the village where you can find grocery shops, butcher, post office, ATM, petrol station and several pubs and restaurants. You can take a boat trip up Loch Ness or simply chill on the canal side watching the boats negotiate the locks!

Chris is able to offer both guitar (beginner/intermediate) & fiddle (beginner) lessons to anyone who fancies a go.

The Old Convent was originally built as a church in 1842, then converted into a convent 'St Scholastica's Priory' in 1891, the nun's took residence in 1892 until 1922 when the remaining nun's were moved to Holme Eden Abbey. Some of the nun's are buried in the graveyard at Fort Augustus Abbey, half a mile from the convent on the shores of Loch Ness.

We are close to main road with the convent woods to rear giving you privacy, and a fantastic view of golf course and Ben Tee to front.

The property is ready for guests arrival from 4pm unless otherwise arranged, we ask that guests leave by 10am on day of departure as we need time to clean for next guests.

If No.1 is already booked for your preferred dates please ask about No.3 or No.4

More Details

Owner
Felicity Rogers
Member since: 2016
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 June, 2018

About Felicity Rogers

We, Chris & Felicity are local and have lived in The Old Convent since 1994. We managed to buy this beautiful old building in 2009 and have been lovingly renovating it to a (we hope) very high standard keeping a lot of the original features but adding some modern and quirky touches.

Felicity Rogers purchased this apartment in 2009

Why Felicity Rogers chose Inverness

The Old Convent is in the picturesque village of Fort Augustus on the southern tip of Loch Ness and is geographically the centre of the Highlands. We are surrounded by beautiful scenery and an abundance of wildlife plus the odd castle or two! Fort Augustus has all the amenities you may need.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Stayed at the Old Convent for 5 days where I was given a warm welcome on arrival after a longish journey. Felicity explained everything about the lovely clean apartment and gave me lots of tips and suggestions for days out. Great hosts..very friendly. Apartment excellent..including welcome shortcakes! Would recommend 😊lovely free range eggs!
Apr 2018
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Inverness in Highland

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • One large bathroom with large bath and great shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Both bedrooms are upstairs and are just across the hall from each other.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski lift pass
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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No.4 The Old Convent.
average rating of 4.923077 based on 22 reviews
5

Beautiful place!!

  • 5 of 5

An absolutely amazing place!! Superb location. Very well appointed-kitchen, great appliances with even a dishwasher and washer/dryer. Apartment is very spacious and tastefully decorated. Owners- Felicity and Chris were super friendly and helpful. I highly recommend- these luxury accommodations at a great rate. Thanks! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and all the travel tips.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay here and had fun exploring the area. Felicity & Chris
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

This accommodation exceeded our expectations. We read the reviews and saw the pictures but it was even better once we got there. We stayed at no 4. for a week. The apartment was large, comfortable, well equipped and beautifully decorated. We simply loved everything about this apartment. True home away from home. Felicity and Chris (the owners) were very nice and kind. They gave us some great tips for day trips (Chris, the Glen Nevis waterfall was breathtaking and we would have never known if you hadn't mentioned it to us!)

Overall, Fort Augustus is a small, quiet village and probably one of the best starting points if you want to explore The Highlands and The Isle of Skye. One day we would like to come back as there is so much more to explore and the Scottish people are one of the nicest people we have met on our travels. And if we do come back then we would definitely stay at The Old Convent. Chris and Felicity, thank you for your hospitality!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. We are so happy you enjoyed your holiday here with us and had fun exploring the many amazing places here in the Highlands. Felicity & Chris
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5

Lovely apartment, perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

A full equiped, comfortable and cosy apartment. Felicity and Chris are very friendly people and they will give you a lot of traveltips to explore the Highlands and Skye. Fort Augustus is a charming village. An absolute must to stay here on your tour through Scotland!!!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay here and all the exploring you did of the beautiful area. Felicity & Chris
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5

Amazing property

  • 5 of 5

This place is both beautiful and functional. Felicity and Chris have done an amazing job in restoring this property. Our room was very clean and in perfect condition. The location is central to everything in the Highlands and a great home away from home. I would love to stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, we are so glad you liked the apartment and your short break here. Felicity & Chris.
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5

Amazing flat

  • 5 of 5

This was an awesome place. The hosts were very welcoming, showed us the place as well as had wonderful information and recommendations for jaunts around the area. The flat was very well equipped and the grounds were lovely!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay here and enjoyed the area. Felicity & Chris
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5

Great comfy and spacious flat

  • 5 of 5

The flat is a truly great place to stay. Situated in an old house with lots of space and nice interiour this place has no downsides.

Also the owners Chris & Felicity are really nice and helpful.

We can recommend this place.

  • Review Submitted: 31-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay here. It was lovely chatting with you. Felicity & Chris
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Location

Nearest Airport
46 Kilometres
Inverness
Nearest Train
46 Kilometres
Inverness
Nearest Ski
40 Kilometres
Fort William
Car: recommended

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