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Luxury 4 **** Cottages with Inclusive Leisure Facilities - Scenic Rural Location - The Old Cart House

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 893 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Free Wifi
  • Fireplace
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub



The Old Cart House

The Old Cart House (Sleeps 4) is a cosy 2 storey cottage with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The cottage has an open log fire which is set for you on your arrival, together with a complimentary basket of logs. The sitting room has comfy leather sofas and oak flooring. There is FreeSat TV, a DVD player, mini hi-fi and free wi-fi access. A cot and highchair are available free of charge if required.

The cottage is in a peaceful rural location with walking and hiking from the door. 1 Dog is welcome by prior arrangement.

The 3 cottages at Newhill farm share their own indoor heated swimming pool, indoor hot tub, large outdoor hot tub, games room/gym, outdoor children's play area and outdoor tennis court. There is a secure private garden with patio, wooden garden furniture, sun loungers, sun parasol and BBQ.

There is ample parking for 2 cars.

This cottage can be booked separately or together with the cottages adjacent, Horse Mill Cottage (Sleeps 6) or The Old Stables (Sleeps 4)

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About the property

Newhill Farm Cottages

Newhill Farm Cottages are 3 warm and most comfortably furnished cottages, with thick stone walls and feature windows. The 3 cottages have their own shared facilities of an indoor heated swimming pool, indoor hot tub, NEW large outdoor hot tub, games room/gym, outdoor children's play area and outdoor tennis court. Have a relaxing day at home or visit many of the wonderful nearby attractions.

The cottages are graded 4 star by Visit Scotland and provide a perfect get away for holidays or short breaks. It is a lovely quiet place for family and friends to enjoy a relaxing holiday and explore the local area.

The cottages have their own private secure gardens with patio seating area overlooking the adjacent farmland and woodland. There is wooden patio furniture and sun loungers for relaxing and your own BBQ for leisurely dining. Red Squirrels, Wild Roe Deer and Woodpeckers are frequent visitors. Take a scenic walk or cycle from your doorstep.

We offer bookings for 7 night holidays arriving on a Friday or Monday, as well as short breaks Mon-Fri (3 nights) or Mon-Fri (4 nights). See our website for details.

These lovely cottages have been beautifully converted from the original stone farm steading and are located in tranquil countryside. There is plenty of local bird and wildlife to look out for, including red squirrels, woodpeckers, owls and wild deer. They are tastefully decorated and well equipped with many homely touches. The sitting rooms in each cottage have comfy leather sofas, oak flooring and an open log fire, or log burning stove (already set for your arrival with a complimentary basket of logs). The kitchens/dining areas are very well equipped. There is a large fridge freezer, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine and/or tumble dryer. There is a cot and high chair in each cottage for complimentary use if required.

Horse Mill Cottage has 1 Double Bedroom with King Size Bed and En suite Bathroom, 1 Double Bedroom and 1 Twin Bedroom. There is a separate upstairs bathroom and a downstairs WC.

The Old Cart House has 1 Double Bedroom with King Size Bed and En suite Bathroom and 1 Twin Bedroom. There is a separate upstairs bathroom and a downstairs WC.

The Old Stables has 1 Double Bedroom with King Size 4 Poster Bed and a Twin Bedroom with 2 Single Beds. Each Bedroom has its own Bathroom.

Accommodation is all on ground floor level.

You can walk or cycle from the doorstep and there are many varied trails in and around the local woodland. The gardens are mainly laid to grass, with a good sized patio seating area. There are wooden tables & chairs, sun loungers, sun parasols and charcoal BBQ in each private secured garden. Peaceful and scenic.

There is ample parking adjacent to the properties for 2 cars per property. 1 well behaved dog per cottage is most welcome, but should be notified at the time of booking (extra charge).

For the comfort and safety of guests these are no smoking properties.

Arrival Time is normally 4 pm onwards on day of arrival. Departure is by 10 am on departure day. A 25% deposit is required to secure a booking. Balance payable 8 weeks prior to the arrival date.

Included in the price:

Full use of the indoor heated swimming pool, indoor hot tub, outdoor hot tub, games room/gym, outdoor children's play area and outdoor tennis court.

All electricity, oil central heating and hot water.

All towels and bed linen (including leisure towels).

FreeSat sky television.

Free wi-fi internet access.

Use of cot and high chair.

Open log fire/log burner set for your arrival with complimentary basket of logs.

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Mrs Kate Greig
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
May 16, 2017

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We offer 7 night holidays starting on a Friday or Monday
Short Breaks are available at certain times of the year : Friday - Monday (3 nights) or Monday - Friday (4 nights)

A 25% deposit is required to secure the booking. The balance is payable 8 weeks prior to the arrival date.
We accept payment by Bank Transfer or Cheque, or by Credit Card (fees applicable).

Please visit owner's website for Secure Online Booking direct with Owner.

We accept 1 dog by prior arrangement (£25 charge).


Cupar Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (semi-detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 893 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Holiday Resort
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Ensuite to Main Bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • Bathrooms have heated towel rails and electric shaver sockets There is a separate downstairs WC
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Ensuite Bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Both bedrooms have fitted wardrobes and bedside tables with lamps. The main bedroom has an ensuite and a dressing table, mirror and stool. A cot is available for use if required
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Smoking is not permitted inside any of the properties. Extra charges: 1 dog at £25 per booking On site basket of logs for £3 per basket


4.8/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

The Old Cart House
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews

Lovely relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

Lovely house with pretty much anything you need for a stay here. I stayed with my daughter and my granddaughter of 6 months. I also had my dog coco and there are woods just beside the cottage do I walked her there every day. Pool was great and was only in hot tub couple if times as my daughter couldn't leave the baby but it was great with a lovely view over the fields.

My son and his family came to visit on the Saturday and they loved it. Swings, games room, pool etc kept them amused.

I hope to come back with my husband who missed the holiday due to work commitments. Highly recommend it

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your review. We're very pleased that your stay at The Old Cart House was so relaxing. We would love to welcome you back another time.
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High quality accommodation -

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for a week (Fri-Fri) in Easter holidays 2015. Accommodation is of excellent quality and comes well equipped, even with towels for the swimming pool. Was worth heading to the hot tub even on a 3°C spring night. The whole leisure area - pool, jacuzzi, hot tub and games room is immaculate, spacious and great for families and those staying in each of the three cottages was very accommodating and flexible about access.

Property was very clean and well maintained with everything you need for a week's stay. Kate was very helpful, friendly and available as required. It's all been done in the last 4 or 5 years so still looks brand new.

A great place to stay with two 12 year olds and within about 15 minutes of the M90 with easy access to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Perth and the excellent Chinese in Cupar!

Lovely tranquil spot, too, - it's down as Reediehill Farm on Google maps if you're looking.. Only downside is that I fear I have told too many people about it already - it will never be available!

The Couties, Aberdeenshire

  • Submitted: May 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We're delighted that you had a really great family holiday at The Old Cart House and that you especially enjoyed your evening soak in the outdoor hot tub! It was lovely to meet you and hopefully we can tempt you back to visit again another time. Many thanks for letting us know about the Google Maps error. I've advised them that a name correction is needed, so hopefully our other guests will be able to find us now on the map!
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Amazing cottage with fantastic facilities.

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic property. Property was exactly as shown on website. Well looked after and spotlessly clean. Owners very friendly and very helpful. Loved the fact there was a games room (pool table, table tennis table and gym equipment, along with many family/childrens games) and also an outdoor hot tub - along with an indoor swimming pool, jaccuzi and changing rooms - all at the bottom of the garden. It was like hiring a cottage with 2 log cabins at the bottom of the garden. Have now been 3 times and going back a fourth time in May. I cannot recommend this property highly enough.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It was a pleasure to meet you all and we look forward to seeing you again.
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  • 4 of 5

Fantastic property and great location IF you want a relaxing week! Plenty of walks etc however, not much more within the village. For restaurants, cafés etc we had to travel to Cupar or St Andrews for a nice bite to eat. Cottage was extremely clean and like a home from home cottage. Great facilities and lovely owners. Only downfall was Sky TV didn't work for 2 days but that was out with the owners hands and they were extremely apologetic. On that note, it would be good if there were more Sky channels and the wifi was in a better location than the kitchen as we found it hard to get a good signal when not within the kitchen area. Only a very small issue and didn't effect our stay at all. We hope to book again for next year.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so pleased that you had such a relaxing week. The cottage is certainly in a lovely peaceful, scenic and rural location. It's a super base for exploring this area of Fife and Perthshire and there is definitely lots of interesting attractions in the area. We're delighted you had time to explore. It was most unfortunate that the Sky Satellite Dish developed a problem over the weekend, but we managed to get the engineer to fix it as soon as we could. Apologies for this and thank you for your understanding about these things. We hope to see you again at some other time.
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Perfect Stay!

  • 5 of 5

From the start to the end of our stay, it was perfect! The Old Cart House was such a lovely place to stay, we didn't even mind being snowed in for a day! It's such a perfect place to stay, from the great fireplace in the Living room (nothing like sitting by a roaring fire with a good malt looking out on the snow covered countryside) to the onsite swimming pool and games room and the lovely secluded location up the hill from Auchtermuchty.

There was absolutely nothing we could fault about the Old Cart House, we are looking forward to staying again some time in the future! The owners (Kate and Ian) were very helpful and friendly, particularly with regard to our family members who weren't staying for the whole trip (we were staying at the Old Cart House for my Wife's 40th birthday) the Old Cart House was perfect for this special occasion.

Stay here, you won't regret it!!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you had such a wonderful stay at The Old Cart House. You certainly saw it at it's snowy best! It would be lovely to welcome you back some other time, perhaps experiencing a different season next time.
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
44 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
14 Kilometres
M90 (Junction 8)
Nearest Restaurant
8 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
38 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
34 Kilometres
St. Andrews
Car: necessary

There are 3 beautiful cottages at Newhill Farm, Auchtermuchty.

Horse Mill Cottage, The Old Cart House and The Old Stables are a wonderful base to explore Fife. Perthshire, Edinburgh and the surrounding areas. The cottages are in a peaceful rural location, right on the edge of scenic farmland and forestry land. There are many delightful walks straight from your doorstep.

The 3 cottages have the shared use of the indoor heated swimming pool, indoor hot tub, large outdoor hot tub, games room and gym.

There is so much to see and do nearby for all the family. There are the gorgeous beaches at St. Andrews and Tentsmuir (30 mins), the quaint East Neuk fishing villages (45 mins), the famous Anstruther fish & chip shop, Firth of Forth boat trips to visit the birdlife, many whisky distilleries, golf at St. Andrews (30 mins) & Gleneagles (45 mins), historic Falkland Palace (10 mins), Scone Palace (25 mins), Deep Sea World (25 mins) and the RSPB reserve at Loch Leven (20 mins).

There are beautiful walking and cycling paths right from your doorstep and all within a 20 min drive are many tourist attractions: Falkland Palace, Birnie Loch Nature Reserve, Scottish Deer Centre and the beautiful city of Perth.


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