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Beautiful apartment in converted 19th Century Mansion house

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,184 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Outstanding two bedroom apartment with delightful private courtyard

A distinctive apartment which is part of a converted 19th century mansion house.

The setting of the Orchard House estate is unique and a charming walled orchard with apple trees is maintained for the enjoyment of the residents.

Stunning apartment with two double bedrooms, very large sitting / dining room, fully fitted kitchen with utility room, bathroom, shower room and toilet. Beautiful décor throughout.

This apartment is a place of peace and harmony being surrounded by nature.

There is also a small private courtyard, with garden furniture and barbecue.

Cities: Visit the city of Edinburgh, 36 miles away and enjoy the museums, galleries, theatres, restaurants, botanic gardens, zoo, beautiful cathedrals, excellent shopping on Princes Street and George Street and, of course, Edinburgh Castle.

Enjoy a round of golf on one of the many excellent golf courses, explore the Pentland Hills, visit the dry ski slope or indoor climbing centre. Take an open top bus tour of the city or a boat ride on the Forth. Visit the Edinburgh dungeons or take a ghostly guided tour of St. Mary's Close.

Perth is only 29 miles away and includes Scone Palace where kings of Scotland, including Robert the Bruce were crowned. Blair Castle which is protect by the last and only private army in Europe and two and a half centuries of military history at the Black Watch museum.

Local Area: Explore East Neuk, visit historic villages, beautiful beaches, coffee shops, farm shops, harbours and coastal routes. Excellent golfing with St. Andrew's only 15 miles away.

More Details

Nicki McNelly
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2017

About Nicki McNelly

Iain, born in Glasgow, left Scotland just before his 16th birthday to join the army. He served for 32 years before retiring and joining HP Enterprise as a Programme Manager.

Nicki, born in Tredegar, left Wales at 18 to join the army. Met Iain while serving in Cyprus and married him when we were 22. An army wife and mother for many years with various occupations, now a Priest in the Scottish Episcopal Church.

Two beautiful grown up daughters, Anya and Ceri and two equally beautiful border collies, Bramble and Nala.

Nicki McNelly purchased this apartment in 2009

Why Nicki McNelly chose Fife

A lovely property in a central location for all amenities in this part of Scotland. Very private and hidden away amongst the trees and gardens.

What makes this apartment unique

Deceptively spacious and very comfortable with everything you need to enjoy your holiday, including toiletries and kitchen essentials.


Leven Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1184 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , En suite with master bedroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Books
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Wheelchairs: There are loose stones in the private courtyard and four steps to access the house and into the main bedroom. Courtyard is approx 7m long.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Beautiful apartment in converted 19th Century Mansion house
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 9 reviews

Gorgeous apartment

  • 5 of 5

We loved the apartment. It was spotless, spacious and everything we could possibly need during our stay was thought of. The welcome gift basket was so thoughtful and meant we didn't have to rush out for bread & milk straight away! Plus a huge selection of teas which is always a plus point for me.

4 children absolutely loved it and it accepts pets so that helped too. She enjoyed running around with the neighbours dogs on the grounds!

We will definitely be using the flat again if we are back visiting family.

Would recommend to anyone looking for somewhere to stay in the fife area

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit.
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Beautiful home for a brilliant break

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous home, extremely comfortable with everything we needed, we were there for a quiet break which the setting was ideal for. Couple of grocery shops within walking distance and the town centre's not far either. We had an amazing time and can't wait to go back! Ieuan

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You were our first guests since re-opening for business. Thanks for the review - we are pleased that you enjoyed our flat and the facilities. You are welcome back any time .
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A Lovely Venue for a Relaxing Break

  • 5 of 5

This is beautiful, spacious accommodation in a lovely peaceful setting. Everything was in good order and the owners went out of their way to make us feel at home. Would definitely return.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Orchard House Apartment

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was large and spacious and the decor was lovely. It was clean and tidy and we were supplied with a lovely welcome basket upon arrival.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous home away from Home

  • 5 of 5

When we arrived, we were greeted by the owners of the apartment. We were welcomed to Scotland, shown around the flat, given a beautiful gift basket, given contact information in case we needed anything and left to rest after our long journey from the US. The apartment was beautiful and appointed with everything we could possibly need. It was spotless and roomy. There was a full kitchen and two bathrooms. We had hoped to stay in St Andrews, but when we found this place, decided on it instead... And that was such a great addition to our vacation. We didn't want a tourist vacation, and Leven provided that indulgence into the culture of Scotland. We visited the market every day, and I think they looked forward to our American accent by the end of the week.

The grounds surrounding the apartment are absolutely beautiful. The manor house is beyond words, and our apartment provided a warm private place to rest after a day of golf in St Andrews or shopping and running around in Edinburgh. Nicki and Ian made us feel like a part of their family. They helped us make the most of our vacation with advice anytime we asked. I travel a lot for work, so when I'm on vacation, I like to rent apartments. This was among the most memorable rentals of my life. If I return to Scotland, I will rent it again! It was clean, well maintained, comfortable, and the bed was comfortable after a long day of golf.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous first class hideaway!!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a wonderful week in this apartment in March 2012. Everything was top notch - the kitchen was especially outfitted with everthing we could need. The flat was very clean with a great layout. The towels and linens were top quality and made sleeping a dream. We were on a trip our our teenage daughter who loved the two bathrooms! The owners were fabulous to deal with and very kind and caring in their setup of the apartment. We found it was the perfect getaway from visiting AND the perfect place to entertain family as well. There was so much room and yet, the place was very cosy. We felt totally at home during our stay. We plan to stay there again and would highly reccommend this great flat! Sheri Anderson

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
34 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
24 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Glenrothes, Markinch
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
M90, Junction 2a North
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
111 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Car: necessary

Stunning apartment in a converted Victorian mansion house situated in its own beautiful walled gardens with private orchard, located on the outskirts of Leven in the Kingdom of Fife, Scotland.

A five minute drive to the nearest beach, golf course and into the town centre. Local amenities include a sports centre and swimming pool with flumes.

Explore East Neuk, visit historic villages, beautiful beaches, coffee shops, farm shops, harbours and coastal routes. Excellent golfing with St. Andrew's only 15 miles away.

Visit the city of Edinburgh, 36 miles away and enjoy the museums, galleries, theatres, restaurants, botanic gardens, zoo, excellent shopping on Princes Street and George Street and, of course, Edinburgh Castle.

Golf: Local courses include: Leven Links, Leven Thistle Golf Club, Scoonie, Lundin Golf Club, Lundin Ladies Golf Club and Leven golfing society.

Also nearby: St Andrews include The Old Course, Kingbarnes Golf links, The Dukes, Fairmont (Torrance and Kittocks), The Castle, New Course, Jubillee, Eden, Strathtyrum, Balgove. Drumoig, Ladybank, Crail, Ely all within 20 miles

Ski: Aviemore and the Scottish highlands approx 100 miles.


Rates & Availability

Leven Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Summer 2017
Apr 23 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25.87

Maximum of two pets.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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