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Top of the Fort

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Weekly rentals from £700
  • beds2
    2 Bedrooms
  • wifi WiFi
  • no smoking No smoking
  • No pets allowed No pets allowed
  • washer dryer Washer-dryer
  • dishwasher Dishwasher

Top of the Fort, is a unique Penthouse with large private wrap-around balcony terrace. It overlooks Loch Ness, the Caledonian Canal and mountains and is sited on top of the original Fort Augustus. Therefore, it is the perfect choice for a romantic break, for friends and family holidays. Additionally, there is free broadband WiFi.

This apartment is a rather striking, light-filled and spacious accommodation. There are floor to ceiling windows so you can access the balcony terrace from all rooms. This self-catering holiday apartment is also impressively furnished from the unusual semi-circular leather sofa in the sitting room to the marshmallow chair in the hallway. Hence, it offers the opportunity to relax with a book, or just watch the effect of changing light on the fantastic scenery.

Unique within the Highland Club, the large private balcony terrace area of Top of the Fort surrounds the property which is also fully decked and has a secure waist height wall. Ratten seating and table together with comfortable cushions. The terrace also offers all round views to Loch Ness, the Caledonian canal, the Gothic architecture, stained glass windows and the surrounding hills.

  • Unique penthouse apartment
  • Sleeps four + baby
  • 100 square meter wrap-around patio terrace
  • Views of Loch Ness and the hills beyond
  • Also Free Broadband WiFi
  • All bed linen and towels, including pool towels

The Accommodation

Living Room

42” flat screen TV with Free Sat and home cinema system to play DVDs and dock your iPod. Semi-circular leather sofa with inset so you can relax with your feet up. Bean-Bag-Crazy beanbag. Selection of books and DVDs. Local walking guides and maps. Circular glass dining table for with four chairs. Easy access to the terrace. Additionally, the windows look directly over to Loch Ness.

Kitchen Area (open plan within living area)

Electric oven with gas hob and integral grill; dishwasher; washer/tumble dryer; fridge freezer; coffee maker; microwave; toaster; consequently, it is comprehensively equipped.

Master Bedroom

King-size leather bed; bedside clock radio with iPod dock; 32” flat screen TV with Free Sat; mirrored-glass bedside tables and chest of draws, hairdryer; groovy Potenza chair, dressing area with built in wardrobe; luxury bedding; also provides access to terrace with views to the hills and Caledonian Canal moorings.

En-suite Bathroom

Full size bath and separate high-pressure shower; in addition to Egyptian cotton towels. Shaving socket.

Twin Bedroom

Two 3’ single beds; bedside clock radio with iPod dock; 26” flat screen TV with Free-view; access to terrace with views to the Old School and Monastery. Walnut-veneered bedside cabinet, chest of draws, additionally an ‘open’ wardrobe stand.

Main Bathroom

Full size bath with high-pressure shower over bath in addition to Egyptian cotton towels. Shaving socket.

Upper Hallway

Large upper hallway with access to the terrace; seating area with Marshmallow chair; additional red, white and black Panton chairs, books, DVDs and games; iron and ironing board; clothes dryer; child gate for top of the stairs; tennis and badminton rackets.

Lower Hallway

Entrance hall with boot storage area, reference map and general storage space. Hence, a useful bonus after day-trips.


Furthermore, this property is on the first and second floors with ground floor access. However, there are no lifts. Notably, arrival time is from 4 pm and departure time is by 10 am. This is a no smoking apartment (including the terrace) and no pets are allowed. Top of the Fort is conveniently close to the Boat House Restaurant.

Highland Club Facilities

Included in the rental of Top of the Fort, you will also have access to the Club Lounge with its WiFi, snooker table, table football, books and games. Additionally, outside there is a tennis court (we have tennis rackets and balls); badminton (we also have rackets and shuttlecocks); large chess set, children’s play area, Loch-side access (you can fish!) and barbecue area.

Furthermore, the fitness equipment room is at your disposal. Also, it is all-inclusive without additional charges.


Reviews of Top of the Fort

  • "Excellent apartment.....absolutely everything you need....." Cowie, October 2017
  • ".....love this apartment.....been a few times and we love it....." Healy family, December 2017
  • “.....Great place. Spacious amazing views and amenities available and a great base for exploring the area. The pool and spa are a great bonus. Highly recommend this flat.” Keith, April 2018
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