Courtyard Cottages No 3 - Riverside - Abbey Fort Augustus Abbey - Loch Ness
Fort Augustus Abbey

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Courtyard Cottages No 3 - Riverside - Abbey - Fort Augustus Abbey

Location: Fort Augustus Abbey - Loch Ness

Sleeps: 4

Price Range: £497 - £875

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Courtyard Cottages 'Riverside' - Fort Augustus Abbey - Highland Club, Loch Ness - Sleeps 4 (plus 2).  One pet welcome

Short breaks available - min 3 nights.

Riverside is a luxury self catering cottage in the grounds of the Highland Club, at Fort Augustus Abbey on the shores of Loch Ness.  Although separate from the actual Abbey complex all the facilities of the Abbey are available for guests. Once completed this will include a swimming pool and a residents lounge with pool/snooker table and internet access. Tennis courts, badminton, table tennis, croquet lawn and a giant chess set are now available and with a barbecue area and seating by the loch side you will be able to enjoy the long summer evenings, chatting with new friends and just soaking up the view. The Abbey at Fort Augustus is the ideal place to get away from it all and spend some quality time just relaxing and enjoying the refined atmosphere of this historic Abbey.

The Boathouse restaurant, on the shores of Loch Ness is just a couple of minutes walk from your accommodation and the facilities of the village of Fort Augustus, again are only a few minutes walk. Walking, cycling, golfing, fishing are all well catered for in the surrounding areas and the cottage is ideally located for touring the Highlands.  Fort William, Isle of Skye and Inverness the capital of the Highlands - all are within an hour's drive from your accommodation.

Fort Augustus is a very popular holiday destination and offers visitors a variety of restaurants and bars along with a small supermarket and a post office.  The Caledonian canal runs through the village and many an hour can be spent just watching the boats going through the locks on their way to and from Loch Ness, or you can take a trip on Loch Ness and do a spot of “Nessie” hunting.

The cottage is set over two floors with an open plan kitchen/living area, twin bedroom and separate bathroom downstairs. The master bedroom is upstairs and has a separate bathroom with bath and shower. The access to the cottage is suitable for wheelchairs and with a downstairs bedroom and bathroom, it means the cottage is ideal for disabled or older guests

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Open Plan Living Area

  • Galley kitchen fully fitted with modern units and granite worktops and includes, electric oven, gas hob, dishwasher, washer/drier, fridge, freezer, microwave and all the usual cooking utensils.
  • The open plan living area has windows over looking the Abbey church and patio doors leading to the garden overlooking the river. Furnished to a high standard and with comfort in mind, the lounge area has 2 large settees, large flat screen TV with sky, sports and movie channels included, DVD, CD and a selection of DVDs and CDs are included.WiFi. There is a selection of games available for your use. The lounge also has a wood burning stove for those cosy nights in, relaxing after a day exploring the area. Dining table and chairs.
  • Twin bedroom with Freeview TV/DVD and iPod dock and adjoining bathroom, with bath and shower over, wash hand basin, toilet and heated towel rail. Two guests beds are also available, please note a £20 fee per extra person over 4 will apply.


  • Master bedroom with king size bed and Freeview TV/DVD and iPod dock.
  • Bathroom with bath, shower, wash hand basin, toilet and heated towel rail.


  • Garden furniture.
  • No smoking.
  • One very well behaved pet welcome.

 Included in the price

  • Electricity, initial fuel for the wood burner.
  • Gas central heating.
  • Bed linen and towels. 
  • Sky TV package including movies and sports channels.
  • Internet access - WiFi.

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Courtyard Cottages No 3 - Riverside - Abbey Reviews

Reviewed this property on 30/09/2016
And awarded it
The cottage was excellent in most respects. However it needs a wardrobe in the downstairs bedroom as there is no other hanging space. Also we had no broadband all week and for anyone relying on this it could be a problem. There were one or two other minor irritations but these did not spoil the overall experience.

Reviewed this property on 02/09/2014
And awarded it
We had an amazing week at the Abbey and it ended way to soon. The staff were friendly, the pool was relaxing, all the extra games were a godsend for the children and the setting was lovely. Fort Augustus itself is charming and the scenery from the Abbey is spectacular. I would definitely recommend it to other friends, I have to one couple and they are already booked to go in November. Amazing. Amazing. Amazing. Thank you

Reviewed this property on 21/11/2013
And awarded it
We enjoyed our stay in the cottage. Everything we needed was in the cottage nice to go somewhere they give you such a simple thing as washing up liquid etc . The pool was very nice just wished it was open till 9 pm. Lots to do in the grounds will recommend it to my friends.

Reviewed this property on 18/07/2010
And awarded it
Our stay at Riverside Fort Augustus was just fantastic! Perfectly located and perfect to return to after a day exploring the Highlands! The accommodation was spacious,modern and well equipped. We DO recommend!..... and as it is our second holiday at the Abbey need we say more!!

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