Holiday apartment "The Scriptorium Retreat" in Fort Augustus

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Type (holiday house or apartment):Holiday apartment
Name:The Scriptorium Retreat
Description
The St. Benedict's Abbey at Fort Augustus is - without doubt - one of the finest old buildings in the north of Scotland with a fascinating history... recently redeveloped, the abbey now provides a most exclusive holiday home in Scotland, THE HIGHLAND CLUB.
 
Surrounded on three sides by water, the abbey is set on the southern end of Loch Ness in twenty acres of beautiful mature garden grounds which extend right down to the shoreline of Loch Ness; its just 40 minutes drive from the City of Inverness.
 
THE HIGHLAND CLUB -as part of the services for YOU - includes an heated indoor swimming POOL with steam room & sauna, a well equipped MiniGYM, a tennis court, badminton net, giant chess, BBQ-places, croquet lawn, outdoor table tennis and cricket pitch, and a Club Lounge with full sized snooker table (free WLAN connection!), also with the 'Boathouse' restaurant on site at the shores of Loch Ness... you will have a very enjoyable, luxury stay!
 
The SCRIPTORIUM - once the secret 'writing room' of the monastery - forms now the very special framework of a unique one-bedroom-apartment on 2 floors with plenty of original features.
 
The SCRIPTORIUM RETREAT benefits from:
 
--> The bathroom with bath tub and shower over and heated towel rail.
--> The lounge with dining area and integrated kitchen including gas hob, electric oven, dishwasher, washing machine/dryer, fridge with ice box... tall windows right into the ceiling are giving plenty of light and lovely views into the abbey gardens.
--> The bedroom upstairs with a king-size double bed - suiting easily an abbot - under the original wooden ceiling, a sky light to watch the stars and clouds from your bed and the special ambience created by stained-glass windows with symbols of the past home of monks...
Adding to the special feeling of the apartment are the hectagonal shape of the building towards the west, the vaulted ceilings and arches, ancient tiles in vestibule and a chapel-like ambience in the bedroom.
TV and integrated DVD-CD player and vintage radio help to enjoy each and every minute at the SCRIPTORIUM, to relax and to feel at home.
Situation
Country:United Kingdom
Main region:Scotland
Sub region:Highlands and Islands
City:Fort Augustus
Next to:Inverness (40 km)
Situation map and route planning:
Distances
Shopping:500 m
Sea:40 km
Winter sports:5 km
Golf:500 m
Horse riding:1 km
Public transport connection
Airport:45 km
Train station:40 km
Bus stop:500 m
Size
Max. number of people:2
Total number of rooms:3
Number of bedrooms:1
Number of bathrooms/shower rooms:1
Number of beds:1 king-size bed
Number of additional beds:0
Number of baby beds:0
Living space in m2:65
Infrastructure/Options
 Number
Bath-tub:1
Shower:1
WC:1
Washing-machine:1
Kitchen:1
Dish-washer:1
Radio:1
TV:1
Garden seat place:30
Barbecue:3
Children's playground:1
Indoor swimming-pool:1
Parking lot:2
 available/allowed
Bed linen:yes
Bath towels:yes
Kitchen towels:yes
Wheelchair-accessible:no
Pets:no
Smoking:no
SAT-/Cable-TV:yes
Internet access:yes
Prices/Conditions
Price range:GBP 67 to 110 per day
Price details:Its now the right time to reserve
a week or two at the
very special introductory price for 2012
of just between
 
£ 470.00 and £ 740.00 per week
(Festive Season £ 770.00)
 
- for up to 2 adults -
 
in a detached Superior Apartment
-full of character & ambience-
 
The SCRIPTORIUM Retreat
 
Short Breaks are available!
 
Rent includes linen and towels, fluffy bathrobes & slippers, heating, electricity and
 
Membership to The Highland Club
with all services available for the duration of your stay.
 
Major Credit and Debit cards are accepted, PayPal & BACS are other options to pay! ...an additional fee might apply...
 
Special Last-Minute-Deal: 20% OFF any booking placed within a week of arrival!!! ...in a most unique detached apartment, the SCRIPTORIUM retreat...
Minimal rental duration:2 nights
Lessor
Name:Andreas Peter
Country:United Kingdom
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