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Old Lock-keeper's & Ness View Cottages, Beautiful Cottages In Perfect Location - Old Lock-keeper's Cottage Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)

Overview

Property

Updated: 13-May-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Description

Old Lock-keeper's Cottage Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)

Old Lock-keeper's Cottage comprises a Kingsize Bedroom and a Twin Bedroom. There is a Shower Room and WC on the first floor. The Living Room has an open fire and comfortably seats 4 people. There is a freesat TV and DVD player with small library of films. There is also a dining table with 4 folding chairs. The Kitchen is compact, but well equipped and has an adjoining Utility Area with washing machine and tumble drier. There is also a ground floor Family Bathroom with WC. There is a small enclosed gravel area to the front with seating overlooking the Caledonian Canal and a raised lawn area to the side. There is a parking lay-by directly in front of the cottage. Travel cot and highchair are available if needed. Free WIFI.

More Details

About the property

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Old Lock-keeper's Cottage and Ness View Cottage are a pair of semi-detached cottages circa 1850, sitting at the side of the flight of locks of the Caledonian Canal in the centre of Fort Augustus. They enjoy an elevated view down the locks and across Loch Ness beyond. Surrounded by mountains, forests and water, Fort Augustus is the perfect place to spend a relaxing holiday watching the boats sail past, or to try a bit of Nessie-spotting. It is also an ideal base to explore the rest of the Highlands from, being centrally positioned and relatively near to all the best attractions. Free Wi-fi.

About the Owner

Brian Burrows
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
13 May, 2017

About Brian Burrows

We only came to Fort Augustus for a long weekend .... that was ten years ago. This place is so beautiful and the people are so friendly we just had to stay.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Perfectly furnished, very clean and well supplied cottage in an excellent and enviable location."



"Lovely cottage, beautiful position. Had a fab week. Everything you need is here - thank you. Will be back."



"Our first trip to the Highlands and we've had a fantastic time. Cottage excellent and hope to return soon. Great village and location. Absolutely no complaints."
Jan 2014
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Guestbook comments from the owner

"Perfectly furnished, very clean and well supplied cottage in an excellent and enviable location."



"Lovely cottage, beautiful position. Had a fab week. Everything you need is here - thank you. Will be back."



"Our first trip to the Highlands and we've had a fantastic time. Cottage excellent and hope to return soon. Great village and location. Absolutely no complaints."
Jan 2014
  • 1 of 1

Available Rentals

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Notes

Cottages book on a weekly basis.

Changeover Day: Saturday for Old Lock-keeper's, Sunday for Ness View

Old Lock-keeper's Cottage, Saturday to Saturday, arrival after 3.00pm, departure before 10.00am.

Ness View Cottage, Sunday to Sunday, arrival after 3.00pm, departure before 10.00am.

Notes on prices:
Additional charge of £20.00 for each pet per week.

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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Inverness at 50 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : seven within walking distance at 200 Metres Nearest Golf : Fort Augustus at 1 Kilometres Nearest Train : Inverness / Fort William at 45 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : seven within walking distance at 200 Metres Nearest Ski : Nevis Ski Centre at 40 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Shores of Loch Ness at 200 Metres

Coast/Beach:

Fort Augustus is 35 miles from Inverness (North Sea) and 35 miles from Fort William (Irish Sea). The cottage is 200 metres from the shores of Loch Ness.

Travel:

Inverness Airport - 1 hour drive, Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports - 3.5 hours drive

Distances:

Within 1.5 hours drive to Skye, Glen Coe, Mallaig (Harry Potter train), Glen Affric, Aviemore (Reindeer Centre), Chanonry Point (Dolphin Spotting), Cawdor Castle.

Within 45 minutes drive to Inverness and Fort William.

Within 30 minutes drive to Nevis Ski Centre (World Mountainbike Venue), Drumnadrochit (Nessie Exhibiton Centre), Urquhart Castle, Foyers Falls.

Walking distance to Loch Ness, Caledonian Canal, Forest Walks, Pubs, Restaurants and Shops.

Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

General

  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library

Suitability

  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • lake
  • mountain
  • village
  • waterfront

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • ski
  • whitewater rafting

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Ground Floor
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, First Floor

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome

Special Offers

Partner Offers

 
Portable wifi hotspot