Lovely 3 Bed home swap in Fort Augustus, Scotland
Our house is situated on a quiet road on the outskirts of the village of Fort Augustus, population approx. 650. The village is approx 1/2 mile downhill.
Fort Augustus is famed for its location at the centre of the Great Glen and the Caledonian Canal. It sits at the south end of Loch Ness and is a must visit location for Nessie hunters. Boat trips on the Loch operate locally.
Nearest airport is Inverness 1.25hrs. For International flights both Edinburgh and Glasgow are approx 3.5hrs.
Fort Augustus is a good touring base for visiting the Highlands of Scotland. We are 1.5hrs drive to the Isle of Skye, 1.5hrs to Dornoch, Britain's highest mountian Ben Nevis is 1hr away.
The Highland capital, Inverness, is 32 miles to the north and Fort William, known as the 'Outdoor Capital' of Scotland is 32 miles to the south.
For walkers there is a wide choice of routes direct from our house - we will leave maps and directions for you. We have 2 bicycles that you are welcome to use, although routes locally are limited and hilly. The canal tow-path is flat and scenic route.
There are a number of bars and eating establishments, a grocery shop, butcher, newsagent, pharmacy, and several gift shops.
A Museum to 17th century Highland life, which does live presentations.
A 9-hole Golf Course - 10 pounds for a round, 18 pounds for 18 Holes. We have two sets of clubs in our garage for your use.
Cruise boats and RIB trips operate from the village centre.
White-water rafting and kayaking is available at the nearby waterpark on Loch Oich.
Angling and angling trips are available locally by permit.
In the summer there are often live-music sessions on the Canal Side or in local Hotels.
The house was built in 1997. It is on one level with 2 double bedrooms and 1 study room with a single bed available to houseswappers, 1 shower room with toilet and 1 bathroom with shower and toilet. A large lounge with open fire - coal and wood available if required. Large kitchen dining area. The house has central heating.
We have a 2005 Peugeot 307 that we are willing to use as a car swop for Scotland. There is no car available for Italy.
Type of home swap
- Home Exchange
- Non Simultaneous Exchange
Conditions of home exchange
- Non smokers only
- No pets allowed
- Children welcome