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Elaine Lazmirski

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Speaks: english

The Doocot - An Idyllic Oasis Of Charm and Comfort near St Andrews

10 Reviews
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Overview

Fife Cottage Rental Photos and Description

One Bedroom Self Contained Holiday Cottage Overlooking Golf Course

Stunning one bedroom annexed cottage located in the idyllic hamlet of Charleton near St Andrews and boasting a golf club.

Visit us at www.dreamydoocot.com and see our reviews on Trip Advisor.

The property sits in truly enchanting gardens and is an oasis of charm enhanced by the sound of the babbling brook and resident songbirds. Views extend over these gardens, across the Charleton golf course and over the Firth of Forth to Berwick Law.

The accommodation is as restful as the location with comfortable open plan living and spacious bedroom facilities. Picture windows offer unrestricted views as an alternative to watching internet enabled smart TV from the reclining sofa. Free wifi is available.

Outside, guests can enjoy the expansive grounds and water features of the main property as well as their own private garden and barbecue area. Alternatively they can stroll up to the stables or to the Golf Club where non members are always welcome.

The East Neuk is packed with history, culture and interest and offers the very best in food and outdoor activities including walking, water sports, fishing, golf and riding to name but a few. Historic St Andrews is a 25 minute drive while bustling Edinburgh is only an hour away

The East Neuk (corner) of Fife is an area full fantastic of attractions, events, festivals, outdoor activities and breath taking beaches. Quaint and picture perfect this area is renowned for its charming fishing villages and harbours such as Crail, Anstruther and Pittenweem.

Fishing has been a staple in the life of the East Neuk villages for generations and if you’re up early enough, you can witness the bustle of the harbours in the morning as the boats land their daily catch of prawns, lobsters and crabs of the highest quality. Alternatively you can enjoy the very same seafood in some of the very best restaurants Scotland has to offer.

Explore the fascinating culture and history of the East Neuk along with its historic castles (some reputably haunted) where you enjoy can fine interiors and enchanting walled gardens with woodland and meadow walks. Alternatively grab some exercise with a range of first rate outdoor activities to suit all ages. Take a walk along the Fife Coastal Path to admire the beautiful coastline Or you can uncover some prime diving sites in the Firth of Forth, set sail to the rugged Isle of May or try out activities such as archery, abseiling and kayaking.

But above all else you can enjoy a round of golf on some of the very best courses including the home of golf at St Andrews a mere 20 minutes drive. No need to start the engine though - a leisurely stroll will take you to Charlton Golf Club, The Doocot overlooks the course!

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Elaine Lazmirski (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Reviews

4.7
based on 10 traveler reviews

The Doocot - An Idyllic Oasis Of Charm and Comfort near St Andrews
average rating of 4.7 based on 10 reviews
5

Lovely Cottage with all we needed

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was very comfortable and had everything we needed. We were made very welcome with wine, bread, eggs and croissants, which we really appreciated. It was in a beautiful location, and the owner Elaine told us of some local walks. We thoroughly enjoyed our break and would heartily recommend the cottage. It was so nice to wake to the sound of bird song and to see horses in the nearby fields.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely comments, Alison. So glad you enjoyed your stay - you were lovely guests. Kind regards Elaine
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5

Peaceful and relaxing haven

  • 5 of 5

The Doocot is a lovely cottage set in beautiful and peaceful surroundings. It was obvious the moment we arrived that the owners have lovingly prepared the cottage so that its guests feel welcome, with everything that is needed for a relaxing holiday. The cottage is very well equipped, with a thoughtful welcome pack on arrival, and there are also lovely outside areas for guests to enjoy sitting outside. The weather was beautiful during our stay and there is plenty to see and do in and around the cottage.

Elaine and Robert are very respectful of guests' privacy but very helpful and on hand if and when needed. Many thanks to you both for your kindness while we were there. We highly recommend this lovely haven.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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4

Lovely location - beautifully situated

  • 4 of 5

The Doocot is beautifully situated in a very quiet natural environment. It is ideal for two persons. Alle the necessary equipment for a lovely stay is present and the house is well maintained. The owners are very nice and helpful. We can certainly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Owner's Response: Many thanks for taking the time to write a review and your kind comments are much appreciated. Elaine and Robert
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4

First Five holiday

  • 4 of 5

Cosy, clean, comfortable cottage. Secluded location, very well equipped and managed. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments and taking the time to submit this review. Elaine and Robert
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5

Doocot

  • 5 of 5

We have just got home after an amazing stay at Doocot. The cottage is very comfortable and clean and had everything you need for a short break. We loved the welcome pack, and also the fact that Elaine is around if you need anything but isn't 'in your face'!! Will definitely recommend this lovely cottage to friends and family

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay at the Doocot. Many thanks for your kind comments.
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5

Beautiful spot in the East Neuk of Fife!!

  • 5 of 5

This is a charming spot for the holiday maker! It is comfortable and clean with all amenities of home. Thoughtful extras are included like the welcome pack received on your arrival. There are also other unexpected things like folding picnic chairs and umbrellas - not that we needed the umbrellas as the weather was kind to us.

Although the cottage is attached to the owners home, they go out of their way not to disturb you, a thoughtful touch from the owners though are very pleasant and helpful.

A charming spot and we look forward to our third stay.

Thank you Elaine.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
39 Miles
Edinburgh International
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Charleton Golf Club
Nearest Ferry
31 Miles
Rosyth Ferry Terminal
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Charleton Golf Course
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Cupar
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
Milnathort
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Charleton Golf Club
Nearest Ski
48 Miles
Hillend Ski Centre, Edinburgh
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Shell Bay
Car: recommended

The East Neuk (corner) of Fife is an area full of fantastic attractions, events, festivals, outdoor activities and breath taking beaches. Quaint and picture perfect this area is renowned for its charming fishing villages and harbours such as Crail, Anstruther and Pittenweem.

Fishing has been a staple in the life of the East Neuk villages for generations and if you’re up early enough, you can witness the bustle of the harbours in the morning as the boats land their daily catch of prawns, lobsters and crabs of the highest quality. Alternatively you can enjoy the very same seafood in some of the very best restaurants Scotland has to offer.

Explore the fascinating culture and history of the East Neuk along with its historic castles (some reputably haunted) where you can enjoy fine interiors and enchanting walled gardens with woodland and meadow walks. Alternatively grab some exercise with a range of first rate outdoor activities to suit all ages. Take a walk along the Fife Coastal Path to admire the beautiful coastline. You can uncover some prime diving sites in the Firth of Forth, set sail to the rugged Isle of May or try out activities such as archery, abseiling and kayaking.

But above all else you can enjoy a round of golf on some of the very best courses including the home of golf at St Andrews a mere 25 minutes drive. No need to start the engine though - a leisurely stroll will take you to Charlton Golf Club, The Doocot overlooks the course!

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Rates & Availability

East Neuk of Fife Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season
Jun 17 2016 - Aug 25 2016
4 night minimum stay
$85
$578
 
 
Late Season
Aug 26 2016 - Dec 22 2016
3 night minimum stay
$72
$499
 
 
Festive Season
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$85
$578
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$66
$460
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Rates include heating, linen (changed weekly) and towels (changed every three days) ... please bring your own beach towels.

Entry on arrival is 3pm with departure no later than 11am. These times can be negotiable out with high season.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Fife Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
  • Large and spacious bedroom will allow for cot if required.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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