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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)



Updated: 04-Dec-2016
Centre of Fort Augustus, Highlands, Caledonian Canal, Loch Ness. Free WIFI

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.

Details for holiday cottage Old Lock-keeper's Cottage Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms), 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 2 Bathrooms

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.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the Owner

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.

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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
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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


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.


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


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.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
29 Oct 2016 - 21 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
22 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20

Cottages book on a weekly basis.

Changeover Day:

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.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 04-Dec-2016
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Property Type

  • cottage


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


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


  • Dining Area


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


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • lake
  • mountain
  • village
  • waterfront


  • 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


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


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


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


  • Self-catering

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