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No.3 The Old Convent

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
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No.3 is a one bedroom very spacious 1st floor apartment which has been lovingly renovated to a high standard combining modern features such as central heating, insulation, great shower etc with some original features such as internal exposed stone walls. 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 unles...No.3 is a one bedroom very spacious 1st floor apartment which has been lovingly renovated to a high standard combining modern features such as central heating, insulation, great shower etc with some original features such as internal exposed stone walls. 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.3 is already booked for the dates you want please ask about No.1 or No.4 Chris is able to offer both guitar (beginner/intermediate) & fiddle (beginner) lessons to anyone who fancies a go.More
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About the Owner
Felicity Rogers & C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2013
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We, Felicity & Chris are local and live in one end of the convent 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. We will give you the keys and show you around the apartment on arrival and are on hand if you have any questions at all.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Old Convent is ideally located about 10 minutes walk from the village centre. It has been beautifully restored by Felicity and Chris. It’s on the main road but don’t worry it’s really quiet. Felicity responds really quickly and is very helpful. When we were...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank 7martint
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful holiday at The Old Convent, Fort Augustus, Scotland. Our stay in Apartment 3 was great. The apartment was lovely and tastefully decorated with everything needed for an enjoyable stay. This apartment was a 5 to 10 minute walk to Fort Augustus, the Caledonian...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank jediknight19
FelicityR85, VR Owner at No.3 The Old Convent, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much, we are happy you and Lucy enjoyed your holiday here and would love to welcome you back in the future. Felicity & Chris

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Reviewed 16 July 2019

We were walking and cycling so this was a good central spot. Lovley to come home to such a nice appt., warm, and everything you need provided.

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank jill c
FelicityR85, VR Owner at No.3 The Old Convent, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you. Glad you enjoyed the area. Felicity & Chris

Reviewed 6 January 2019

Stayed at The Old Convent again over New Year but in a different apartment from last year. No matter which apartment you decide to choose they are all unique and have every possible amenity making it a total home from home. The apartments are ideal...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Alicats116
FelicityR85, VR Owner at No.3 The Old Convent, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2019

Thank you very much, we are so happy you enjoyed another New Year here and we are already looking forward to welcoming you back to another apartment! Felicity & Chris

A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Leeds, United Kingdom
2019
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Date of stay: July 2018
Felicity R, VR Owner at No.3 The Old Convent, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Refrigerator
Washer
Towels Provided
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
Water Park Nearby
TV
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
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About the neighbourhood
Fort Augustus is central to the highlands and is a great location for hill walkers with plenty of Munro's and Corbett's to choose from. Fort William has Ben Nevis and the fantastic mountain bike tracks/skiing in winter of Aonach Mor , the steam train used in a Harry Potter film to Mallaig is well worth taking, the road to the Isle of Skye passing Eilean Donan castle is just breathtaking! You can take a guided wildlife boat trip on Loch Sheil from Glenfinnan where you can spot otters, eagles, seals and many more wild creatures! If you take the boat trip on Loch Ness...you never know, Nessie might pop her head up or if you go to Loch Morar you might get a glimse of the monster Morag. Then of course the dramatic Glencoe, well worth a visit.
Getting around
There is a bus service between the main towns around the area however we do recommend that you have your own transport to really see the best of what is on offer in this area.
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