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Old School 11 - Highland Club

The Highland Club at St Benedicts abbey
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27 reviews
The Highland Club at St Benedicts abbey
Spacious south facing sunny lounge
The lounge overlooking the abbey cloisters and mountains
Master ensuite bedroom with King size bed
Large twin bedroom
Spacious twin bedded room with 2 single beds
The Old School at Fort Augustus Abbey
The Boathouse restaurant on site has superb views of Loch Ness
the Boathouse restaurant from Loch Ness
The club room with snooker and other table games
The Spa and swimming pool area (both not available at present) showing the beautiful architecture
The Highland Club swimming pool - not available at present - sorry
The Cloisters connects all parts of the abbey
The monastery and Loch Ness from the Old School clock tower
Kids love the giant lawn chess
Super views from the dining room
Children play safely in the Highland Club grounds
Light and airy master bedroom with kingsize bed
Caledonian canal is a short walk from the apartment
The Highland Club seen from Loch Ness
The depths of winter is simply magical at Loch Ness
Tennis court free to use
Open plan living area
Loch Ness from the roadside on south east side
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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Fort Augustus, Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands, Scotland
Old School 11 luxury first-floor holiday apartment at The Highland Club at Loch Ness is probably the best location for couples and family holidays anywhere in the Highlands. Situated on the shores of Loch Ness, the apartment is part of a converted and restored historic abbey which was before that, a military fort built in 1729 by the English army as a garrison at the time of the Jacobite rebellion.
The Apartment is just a few yards from the village of Fort Augustus, known locally as the 'Gateway to Loch Ness' as it is situated at the southern end of the lake, so is ideal for touring both sides of the loch. It is also ideally situated for visiting Inverness and Fort William, both being within an hour by car from the apartment. The west coast and Isle of Skye, famous for its fantastic sunsets and rugged coastline is also only just...
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Listing #HL198981
About the Owner
Elena I
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed January 7, 2018

We stayed in the Highland Club for 4 nights to bring in the New Year and had an absolute amazing time. The apartment is located in the stunning Highland Club grounds, has amazing on site amenities and Loch Ness is right on your doorstep. The...More

Thank Yvonne J
Andy H, VR Owner at Old School 11 - Highland Club, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2018

Dear Yvonne Thank you very much for your kind words. So happy you have enjoyed your time in the Abbey. Hope to see you again soon. Regards Elena

Reviewed October 5, 2017

Immerse yourself in history in this beautiful and well-preserved abbey by Loch Ness. A wonderful setting for a quiet and comfortable stay. The apartment is spacious and cozy, clean and very well maintained. Enjoy reading in the lounge with views of the courtyard-cloister of the...More

Thank Felix G
Management response:Responded October 7, 2017

Thank you Felix, We are so pleased that you enjoyed our apartment and appreciated the surroundings as much as we did when we were first spell-bound by them. We would be happy to welcome you back any time. Kind regards, Andy & Rosemary.

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Reviewed May 2, 2017

We booked our vacation room here because the building sounded fascinating and we were looking for something centrally located in Scotland. Our stay was everything we had hoped for and more. There was a complimentary bottle of wine waiting for us in our room, the...More

Thank Janice M
Management response:Responded May 5, 2017

Lovely review, thank you we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in Old School 11 and would be more than happy to welcome you back in future

  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Gym
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Pool Table
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Sauna
  • Shared Tennis Court
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The Highland Club is a converted historic Abbey set in 20 acres of beautiful garden grounds on the shore of Loch Ness in the popular and bustling village of Fort Augustus. The Old School is one of the original buildings of the historic Fort. Old School 11 is a first floor luxury apartment very spacious accommodation retaining many original features of the old abbey.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Twins
    1 Queen
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 3 nights
Jul 1, 2018 -
Aug 31, 2018
high season 18
3 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Cleaning charge: $105 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Week long stays attract substantial discount over shorter stays. We are happy to quote for short breaks on request (min 2 nights) subject to availability. Prices also include free use of all Highland Club facilities including the heated pool spa and snooker room.
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About the neighborhood
Loch Ness at Fort Augustus, known locally as the 'Gateway to Loch Ness' as it is situated at the southern end of the lake and is an ideal location for touring both sides of the loch. Inverness, Fort William and the scenic west coast are all within an hour's drive. Nearby you can walk to Fort Augustus golf course for a round of golf, choose to cruise on Loch Ness or the Caledonian Canal, visit the ruins and exhibition at the famous and historic Urquhart Castle or investigate the Culloden battlefield where Bonnie Prince Charlie was defeated at the last battle to be fought there. There are many walks and cycle ways in the area suit all levels of fitness from challenging hill walks to gentle canal tow-path walks.
The Highland Club is just a couple of minutes walk from Fort Augus...
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Inverness Dalcross: 31.1 mi
Railway: Inverness: 21.7 mi
Ferry: Oban: 31.1 mi
Regular trains, buses and flights into Inverness. Old School 11 and the Highland Club at Fort Augustus are a 40 minute drive from Inverness city.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 mi.
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