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Luxury golf course villa in seaside village

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Beautiful 6 bedroom Victorian villa on golf coursewith a large enclosed garden

6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 5 public rooms plus garden games room with full size table tennis table.

Ground floor: large eat in kitchen with dining table for 12. Fully equipped (a cook's kitchen) including American fridge freezer, aga, gas hobs, microwave, dishwasher. Adjoining 'cards room' for bridge or dominos after dinner. Large sitting room with comfortable seating, piano, and wood burning stove. Conservatory with views across the garden and golf course. TV room with flat screen TV and DVD player. Downstairs double bedroom (bedroom 6). Downstairs loo & shower room. Utility room with washing machine.

First floor: Master bedroom (bedroom 1) with mahogany king size bed (lie on it and look out across the golf course to the cliffs and sea beyond...). Stunning ensuite bathroom with roll top bath, shower, loo and the largest double sink we have ever seen!

Second master (bedroom 2): double aspect enormous bedroom, also with views across golf course to the cliffs and super-king mahogany four poster. Shares family bathroom with bedroom 3.

Bedroom 3: small single room, very pretty, with small double bed. Shares bathroom with bedroom 2.

Second floor: Bedroom 4 with stunning views, a superking bed can be made up as two twins. Shares bathroom (restricted head height: sink, loo and bath) with Bedroom 5. Bedroom 5, also stunning views, two twin beds; a third pull out bed can be provided on request.

6 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. Master with four poster and ensuite. Second master with four poster.

Games room: in the garden, a table tennis room, with flat screen TV and sofa, and additional shower room. Great for teenagers (or Dads....!) on a rainy day.

More Details

Nicola Bruce
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
June 1, 2017

About Nicola Bruce

A Scot who loves the East Neuk of Fife. As a professional, I ensure Elmbank is maintained to the highest standard. As a mother of 4, I ensure the house is a warm and comfortable home from home for families of all ages. And as a golfer, I can offer advice to visitors on which of Fife's wonderful golf courses to visit, with tips on securing tee times.

Nicola Bruce purchased this house in 2011

Why Nicola Bruce chose Fife

What we most love about Elmbank, is the view out across the golf course. Or perhaps the 100 metre stroll to Elie's landmark beach. Or maybe sleeping soundly in a luxury four poster bed. Or even sipping fine wine in the sitting room by the log burning stove.

What makes this house unique

Elmbank is a very special house. Welcoming, comfortable, spacious: a real home from home with some extra special touches such as the two master bedrooms with their mahogany four posters. What we most love about Elmbank, is the view out across the golf course towards the cliffs and sea beyond. And remember to ask us about local golf courses: take advantage of several generations' of local knowledge!


Elie House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , ensuite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , Small bath, hand held shower, loo and sink (sloping ceiling)
    Bathroom 4 - Downstairs loo, sink & walk in shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , outdoor shower , Additional shower room adjoining games room (outbuilding)
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Four poster bed with en suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Four poster super king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Single room, shares bathroom with Bedroom 2
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Can be made up as two full size single beds on request
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , 1 child bed , Third single can be set up on request
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king , Can be made up as two full size singles on request
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Luxury golf course villa in seaside village
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Wonderful Week

  • 5 of 5

A fantastic stay at this beautiful house. There are so many options within walking distance to spend your day , golf, coastal walks and beautiful towns to visit nearby.

After spending the days outdoors it was great to know that the evenings could be spend talking round the kitchen table or sitting round the open fire in the comfortable lounge whilst the children played in the other rooms. A real home from home.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Friends gathering

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous traditional house, everything you need in the kitchen. Nice and toasty throughout. Kids loved the hide and seek potential as well as the table tennis in the outhouse. Location is amazing, stunning views for walks and golf. Good tracks for mountain biking. Had a great meal and enjoyed the views from the Ship Inn. Indian take away from Anstruther definitely not the best- "Eastern Touch" I would avoid in future!

We plan to return. Three families, kids ranged in age from 6 to 14.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful large family home from home in a great position to relax or explore this area of Scotland. Great value.!

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
The Ship Inn (award winning)
Nearest Golf
10 Metres
Elie Golf Course
Nearest Train
12 Miles
St Andrews
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
The Ship Inn
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Elie (award winning)
Car: not necessary

Elie is one of Scotland's best kept secrets: the perfect holiday location for families, friends and golfers. Long sandy beaches, beautiful links golf courses, tennis, water sports, cliff walks, great pubs and close to St Andrews, the home of golf.

Come with your friends and enjoy great golf, walks, amazing scenery and fun nights out. Take a trip to the ancient city of St Andrews and enjoy local castles and quaint Scottish fishing villages in which time has stood still.

Come with your kids and let them make friends at tennis, golf, putting, water sports and on the beach. You may not see much of them.....

Come for the golf: the links courses of Elie, Crail and St Andrews are world famous, and after a busy day of golf, you can lie in one of our four poster beds and look out across the fairway.....


Rates & Availability

Elie House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 2 2017
6 night minimum stay
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 29 2017
4 night minimum stay
New Year
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $32.79
Refundable damage deposit $327.91

For full details of rates and availability, please contact Nicola.

25% deposit. Remainder 6 weeks before stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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