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Cottage With Stunning Panoramic Sea Views And Complimentary Wifi

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Anstruther, Nr. St Andrews, Fife, Scotland - Peaceful Location, 100 Yards From Small Beach And Harbour

Driftwood cottage is a luxury conversion of an old Cooperage set in a spectacular waterfront location, and is ideal for those who wish to spend time by the sea in a beautiful setting.It now also benefits from the new outside sitting area (Sitooterie) which is accessed through the courtyard at the rear of the cottage.

Driftwood cottage is situated in one of a number of small fishing villages in the picturesque East Neuk of Fife. This cottage, totally renovated to the highest standards and tastefully decorated throughout is an ideal base to explore this wonderful part of Scotland. This is a fantastic location for a holiday, with award-winning sandy beaches, world class golf courses, full range of water sports, beautiful coastal walks and many other holiday activities close by. There are numerous pubs and eating places in the area, ranging from the famous "Anstruther Chippie" to award winning seafood restaurants. The historic town of St Andrews is only 15 minutes away. This part of Fife is also ideal for exploring further afield. It is only an hours drive to Edinburgh, Stirling and Perth. The area is rich in historical interest with several National Trust properties in the vicinity including Falkland Palace, Kellie castle and the Hill of Tarvit.


Amenities

Anstruther Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) No Pets Notes on bedrooms: There are two bedrooms on the ground floor, one twin and one double. The double bedroom has a luxury en suite bathroom. Both bedrooms have built in wardrobes.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: There are two bedrooms on the ground floor, one twin and one double. There is a splendid wooden staircase leading up to a stunning open plan kitchen/dining and living area. The living room area has a feature wood burning stove which along with the solid wooden floors ( which are throughout the whole property), just adds to the character of this superb cottage. This spectacular room has some of the best sea views in the area. There are views across the Firth of forth to Berwick Law, Bass Rock, Isle of May, and along the coast towards Crail. Truly wonderful! The cottage now has the added bonus of an outside sitting area ( Sitooterie) which is accessed through the courtyard at the rear of the cottage. Utility Room: Separate utility room has washing machine and freezer and microwave. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Central heating and initial supply of wood for the wood-burning stove are included in the rental price. All bed linen and towels are provided

Reviews

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Cottage With Stunning Panoramic Sea Views And Complimentary Wifi
average rating of 4.8 based on 26 reviews
5

Cellardyke Holiday Cottage.

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful holiday cottage with stunning views over The Forth, We have been many times and consider it a perfect retreat

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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5

Third time we’ve been and will come again

  • 5 of 5

The house is warm, well furnished, very clean with great views of the sea. The kitchen is very well equipped. Comfortable bed, a shower room and a bathroom. Fresh flowers in the rooms.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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Great winter break

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic property in great location with everything you could want. Views alone are worth a visit. Weather was kind for January and had some great walks. What a treat to return to a warm cosy cottage and sit in front of the wood burner. Will definitely be back for a longer stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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5

Total bliss

  • 5 of 5

One word for your cottage.... Wowwww... From the minute we arrived Janis and Ian were so lovely. On arrival there were shortbread, flowers, sweets and a lovely bottle of champagne for our silver wedding anniversary. Everything you needed for a weeks stay was there. Views were amazing and log burner has convinced us to buy one ourselves lol. We purposely kept the TV off all week and totally chilled out. Visited all the wee villages around Cellardyke, ate in lovely places and everyone so friendly. We've visited East Neuk many times and is definitely God's country. Many, many thanks for a fantastic chilled out week. Highly recommend. Katrina and Alan xx

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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Amazing views, really comfortable and clean.

  • 4 of 5

Really great accommodation, very cozy and a lovely welcome too.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Idylic seaside cottage with stunning sea views

  • 5 of 5

Driftwood Cottage is beautifully renovated to a very high standard, and makes the most of the spectacular sea views. A very quiet setting but close to coastal walks and a thriving seaside town so you're never short of things to do. Bright, warm and cosy Ian and Janis make sure it has all those little extras that make it a home from home at any time of year. Very highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Owner

Janis Morris
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Our 3rd visit to driftwood in 4 years! Like so many returning guests, we enjoy this cottage so much. Can recommend a visit to Scottish Fisheries museum in Anstruther. A special lunch was enjoyed at Seafood restaurant in St Monans (delicious food in a beautiful location).

John and Mary June 2011



Wonderful relaxed week spent at Driftwood. Unique house with fantastic views. Love the log-burning stove.

The Creightons April 2011



Our 3rd stay in this lovely house- We'll be back again. Our friends who live locally, visited and loved it too

Ruth Gunn March 2011



We spent a marvellous week in this cosy cottage. What an amazing view!! Here is where you really feel at home, away from home. Thank you so much for your hospitality. Only one thing left to say-we actually plan to come back next year.

Silke and Stefan Germany June 2011



A wonderful week in an idyllic location, in a beautiful cottage with stunning views. a great place to relax.

Thomas's Leeds August 2011
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Edinburgh
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Haven
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Anstruther
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Leuchars
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Haven
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Anstruther
Car: recommended

Travel:

Edinburgh airport 50 minutes by car

Distances:

St Andrews 15 min, Edinburgh one hour, Perth 50 minutes by car

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Email for availability. Deposits and payments by cheque or Paypal

Changeover Day:
Normal changeover day is a Friday. Arrival from 2.00pm and departure by 10.30 am

Notes on prices:
Low season from £395 week
Mid season from £495 week
High season from £695 week

Short breaks (3 nights available low season)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.