The Sanctuary Apartments
...are offering great flexibility to accommodate from the WHOLE of ground floor as Sanctuary I via the BACK as Sanctuary II to the FRONT as Sanctuary III, from 2 to 13/14 guests!
This is self-catering with the option to place continental style breakfast for you in your kitchenette/kitchen or even get your first shopping arranged for you.
The Sanctuary Apartments are offering guest lounges (including dining sets)
with the original wooden floor and wainscoting of the church.
The Sanctuary Apartments
- Front Lounge as part of Sanctuary I or III
The Sanctuary Apartments
- Back Lounge as part of Sanctuary I and II
.Cosy with the original wainscoting & the ancient wooden floor of the church hall...
you find these comfy daybeds (single/double) in both lounges, the adjacent bedroom & the small one.
... view from the front lounge into the large triple bedroom en suite ...
Spacious front bedroom with double & single bed -main one of Sanctuary III
...coming with spacious front bedroom an equally spacious en suite...
...passing through the front lounge towards an inner hall
for an added bedroom to the front or for entering into accommodation in the Back...
Small & cosy bedroom under the former balcony ... for single & double use!
...with bright en suite in 'Jack-and-Jill'-style...
.- prepared as SINGLE
- prepared as DOUBLE ... comfy double DAYBED like in other rooms, flexible to use !
...the 'Jack-and-Jill'-style in full view which offers access from other sleeping areas
...very useful to accommodate different situations & to avoid passing through bedrooms for facilities.
Spacious Front Lounge with Kitchenette and Dining Set
Well equipped Kitchenette with even a dishwasher, fridge, 2-plate hob & microwave/grill.
Enjoy a great Supper at the Front Lounge
... and relax under the former balcony of the church.
Lovely bedroom as part of Sanctuary I or II in the Back ...
... interconnected with ...
... great snug or bedroom with comfy double/single daybed.
Bathroom with shower over for the back of the church.
Back Lounge with again a comfy double/single daybed
... opening into kitchen ...
A fully equipped Kitchen ideal to serve straight into the back lounge of Sanctuary I or II.
Enjoy a great Supper at the Back Lounge.
Reading a book or go for a table game !?
The Tree of Life at a church.
Sanctuary II (and usually I) includes the Back Lounge & Kitchen
Back entrance through the former vestry for Sanctuary I & II
Welcome at The Sanctuary Apartments
Cosy moments in the Front Lounge
Character of the former Church retained whereever possible ...
... self-catering in style ...
Well equipped kitchenette with Sanctuary I & III
...under the Balcony of a Church
Ring the doorbell for Your Sanctuary
Grand Main Entrance to the church
The Church Suites
...are including daily housekeeping with preparing your continental style breakfast in your suite for you and emptying the bins.
You might enjoy a guest lounge shared with other guests!
Welcome at a rural Scottish Church !
Spectacular ceiling in main entrance.
Suite 1 -small & cosy as Single or Double, en suite
Bright en sute of Suite 1
Suite 1 - prepared as DOUBLE
Continental style Breakfast prepared for you in Your Suite.
Suite 3 -our spacious Triple, en suite with a double and single bed
Ancient wooden floor and the original wainscoting awaiting you.
Continental Breakfast prepared for you in Suite 3
...equally spacious as Suite 3, its en suite.
Suite 3 -perfect for the couple looking for space or the small family
Continental style Breakfast prepared for you to enjoy in your Suite.
Suite 2 -consisting of two adjacent rooms with one bathroom
... view from main bedroom of Suite 2 into adjacent room ...
...and the adjacent room of Suite 2 as either a snug or a bedroom with a comfy daybed as Single/Double.
Bathroom of Suite 2
Suite 2 - a great suite of two rooms for up to 4 guests or spacious living for 2.
... plenty space to have breakfast for even 4 ...
Comfy Sleeping in a Church !
Main Entrance of the Church -just ring the door bell !
Back Entrance via the former vestry -might be the separate entrance for Suite 2, especially if extended for 5 and more
Front Guest Lounge in front of Suite 3 -might be shared with other guests.
... the large lounge could be exclusive for Suite 3 as extended accommodation from 4 with its comfy daybed as Single/Double.
Ancient wood around you with the original floor of the church hall & its wainscoting.
The Back Lounge might be added as extended accommodation space for Suite 2 ...
... with a comfy daybed as Single/Double ...
Part of Housekeeping in your suite, preparation of Your Continental Breakfast.
Suite 1 -small & cosy Single/Double en suite
You sleep under the former balcony of the church in your cosy & bright Suite 1.
Suite 3 -spacious Triple en suite
Continental Breakfast prepared in Suite 3
Suite 2 -consisting of 2 adjacent rooms, one with a double bed & the other with a double daybed, private bathroom
... and the adjacent room of Suite 2
... the 'Jack-and-Jill'-style en suite of Suite 1 as a flexible way to add facilities to extended arrangements.
Comfy double Daybed in Suite 1 ...
... or as single ... comfy double Daybed like in other rooms, flexible to use !
Grand Entrance of a rural church !
... and an original feature at the back entrance.
Its really a CHURCH - Stroll through its Garden
Find your own little 'Island of Peace' in nearly 2 acres of garden grounds ... on the church hillock !
You might like to go for our offer to help with your every day itinerary to explore 'Secret Scotland', only locals like us know best about.
We pride ourselves with an always warm Personal Welcome!
The Old Church of Urquhart
Relax at the Church Pond !
View into the forrest at the lower part of the Church Hillock
Wide open views from many lovely spots to enjoy
Romantic place for 2, the Church Arbour.
Bird Eye View onto the Church Hillock
Tripod, one of two BBQ areas you can choose from.
A church inmidst rolling farmland surrounded by coastal forests, and its own wee one.
The church on the top of its hillock surrounded by lush lawns.
Stunning building in grounds extending to 2 acres
The former Stable of the church, a further BBQ area with a Kadai Fire Bowl.
Our Love Seat, you might sit soon.
The church overlooking its hillock and the surrounding countryside
Lily Pond with wide open views and the church as unique backdrop.
Enjoy sitting on one of the benches in front of the church ...
Welcome at Urquhart Church !
Seating on an 'Island' at the pond under the Crown Pavilion facing the cross.
... more seating areas with ever changing views and ambience ...
... through Gothic Arches down to the lower part of the hillock ...
... wide lawn areas to enjoy ...
... ancient trees, some older than the church itself ...
A circular Tree Bench to enjoy different views all around the garden.
... a shady seating area ...
... Gazebo at the tripod fire place ...
... entry to the Meadows as to follow the Church Walk ...
Stroll through our forest full of life & surprises.
... part of our wee Waterfall from the higher to the lower part of the grounds ...
... enjoying the Stable Seating Area with whisky barrels and other bits & pieces to remind you that you are inmidst Malt Whisky Country ...
..and again, the Church as backdrop ... you are enclosed by the remains of ancient walls and on the cobbled floor of the former Stable ..
... and the Church Walk under the cross continues ...
... steps up to the higher level of the Church Hillock ...
... ideal place for Your Breakfast with plenty morning sun ...
Back Entrance through the former vestry for Sanctuary I and II
... plenty private off-road Parking for you in front of church ...
... as you arrive at Your Distinctly Different Place to Stay ...
... the mighty church door in the centre with gates on each side opening into the Church Garden... t
Sun Lounger made of whisky barrels.
... so much to explore ...
See you soon at The Old Church of Urquhart !