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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)

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights



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.

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About the property


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.

Brian Burrows
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
September 15, 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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Available Rentals

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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.


Fort Augustus Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Mountain
  • Village
  • Waterfront
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Ground Floor
    Shower room 1 - toilet , shower , First Floor
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback 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
  • skiing
  • whitewater rafting


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


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.


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