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Sleeps 18 adults Bedrooms 9 Bathrooms 8 Pets 2 Welcome Region Kingdom of Fife Town/village St Andrews

Fantastic Country House, near St Andrews (152)

If you are looking for a large holiday house in Scotland with the wow factor, then you are just a click away from being the lord or lady of the manor in fabulous Fife.

This outstanding country house sits in an elevated position within 15 acres of private grounds with wonderful views over the hills and farmlands of Fife. Built in the 1790’s, in recent years it has undergone major restoration and now offers very modern luxurious comforts in a traditional setting. Throughout you will find fine furniture, antiques, period pieces and family portraits on the walls, all of which gives you an ambience of yesterday with the comforts of today. Within easy reach of both Edinburgh and Glasgow, the “Home of Golf”, the ancient university town of St Andrews, is only a drive of 20 minutes away.

On offer is the whole country house, with an elegant hall, bringing you to the main reception rooms at the front of the house, with the library to one side with a fine dining room on the other. Beyond is a larger drawing room, a TV room, gym and modern and well-equipped kitchen with substantial breakfast area large enough for the whole group. This luxury mansion house will be for everyone from intimate weddings in the main house to larger weddings in a marquee; for golfers looking for a private setting to upmarket holidays; or for a one-off event to a family occasion. Whatever your reason to find an exclusive use luxury holiday house, then this fantastic venue in Fife will fit the bill.

The formal dining room can seat up to 18 people The kitchen is super spacious and fully modernised It would be a dream for any cook...The elegent drawing room has comfortable sofas and an open fireThe TV room is great for entertaining kids on rainy days

Living Space

Reception rooms

The beautiful drawing room, with an open fire and comfortable sofas, is the ideal place to relax in style and comfort. With a grand piano and a music system, you can relax in peace or enjoy some music. Beyond is the library or the “travel room”, with the travel theme to be found from the curtains to the books in the bookcase, which is another fine reception room with comfortable sofas and an open fire. To the rear of the house is a TV room, with leather sofas, SKY TV, with images throughout of film stars.  A small office is located beyond the kitchen, which houses a desk and a chair. A gym is accessed by the back of the house by stairs and includes a walking machine, rowing machine, weights and a TV.

Kitchen / Dining

The dining room is traditional in style and has an adjustable mahogany dining table, to seat a maximum of 18 people. Decorated with family portraits on the walls and antique furniture to the side, this is an elegant room. The kitchen is located next door and is fully modernised and well-equipped, with a traditional AGA alongside the modern gas hobs and electric ovens, as well as two dishwashers to deal with the numbers involved. This is a long room, going from the front to the back of the house, with the main kitchen section to the rear with main catering section and the breakfast area to the front with the AGA. Here you will find a long table and two long benches which can seat your group for breakfasts and more informal meals. The utility room is located to the rear with a washing machine and a tumble dryer.

  • Aga
  • Catering quotes available on request
  • CD Player
  • Coffee maker
  • Cooker, Electric, double oven, Commercial Gas Hob
  • Cot
  • Dishwasher, 2
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Fridge Freezer, US Style
  • Garden, Walled
  • Hairdryers in all bedrooms
  • Heating, Central
  • High chair
  • Hot Tub, charged as extra
  • Internet Access
  • Microwave
  • Music, system in all rooms
  • Open Fires
  • Piano, Grand
  • Play area, wooden
  • Private and Secluded
  • Tumble Dryer
  • TV, Sky
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Broadband
  • Well equipped kitchen
  • Mobile reception
  • Library
  • Central Heating, Oil fired
  • Ground Floor Bath/Shower room
Room 1, a double or twin bedroom with en-suiteEn-suite bathroom for bedroom 1Bedroom 2, a cosy double with en-suite on the first floorEn-suite bathroom for bedroom 2Bedroom 3, another comfortable double with private bathroomBathroom on first floorBedroom 4, a stylish twin room on first floorEn-suite bathroom for bedroom 4

Bedrooms & Bathrooms - Sleeps 18

Accommodation is provided for a group of 18 adults in 9 bedrooms with 7 bathrooms and 1 shower room as follows:

Ground Floor – shower room, with walk-in shower, w.c and wash hand basin.

First Floor – room 1, is a twin/double bedroom with a zip-and-link bed, with en-suite bathroom, with bath only, separate shower cabinet, w,c and wash hand basin; room 2, is a double bedroom with a double bed, with en-suite bathroom, with bath only, separate shower cabinet, w,c and wash hand basin; room 3, is a double bedroom with a double bed; private bathroom for room 3, with bath only, separate shower cabinet, w.c and wash hand basin; room 4, is a twin bedroom with two single beds, with en-suite access to a shared bathroom with room 5, with bath only, separate shower cabinet, w,c and wash hand basin; room 5, is a family bedroom, with a double sofa-bed, with hallway access to the shared bathroom with room 4.

Second floor – room 6, is a twin bedroom with two single beds, with en-suite bathroom, with bath only, separate shower cabinet, w,c and wash hand basin, with separate stair access and adjoining with room 7; room 7, is a double bedroom with double bed, adjoined with room 6, with en-suite bathroom, with bath only, separate shower cabinet, w,c and wash hand basin; room 8, small double bedroom with double bed; room 9, double room with double bed, with en-suite bathroom, with bath only, separate shower cabinet, w,c and wash hand basin.

  • 1 Double Or Twin Bedroom/s With Ensuite Bathroom
  • 1 Double Bedroom/s With Private Bathroom
  • 1 Double Bedroom/s With Shared Bathroom
  • 1 Twin Bedroom/s With Ensuite Bathroom
  • 1 Family Room Shared Bathroom
  • 3 Double Room/s With Ensuite Bathroom
 A fantastic holiday house in St AndrewsBeautiful country views from the front of the houseThe grounds are stunning, enjoy every season here.The kids will love this one ...  Scottish holiday house with the wow factor in Fife

Grounds & Surrounds

Situated in an enclosed rural location with private drive with electronic gate, makes this a private location to be based whilst in Fife. The grounds are fully enclosed and include two distinctive areas for parking to the front and rear, with a substantial sloped lawn to enjoy in the summer months. A walled garden area to the side is a pleasant space to enjoy in peace.  A hot tub can be made available upon request, subject to availability, an additional charge will apply, please contact us if you wish to include this in your booking.

Located 45 miles north east of Edinburgh and only 16 miles from St Andrews, makes this a wonderful venue to explore the East Neuk of Fife and the Home of Golf. No trip to Fife would be complete without having crossed the famous Swilcan Bridge on the Old Course, but there is so much more as well. For family entertainment there is a local Deer Centre and Deep Sea World is a great day out. Falkland Palace, Dunfermline Abbey and the historic buildings in St Andrews are all a must. Then there are the beaches, include Roome Bay at Crail, and the pretty harbour villages in Fife, plus easy access by train into Edinburgh for day trips.

Conditions

Security Bond

The owner requires a fully refundable security bond to be paid within 7 days of the holiday start date.
This owner has chosen to use our secure online payment service to collect this bond from guests.

Check in / Check out

Guests are welcome to arrive from 4:00pm and are asked to depart by 10:00am on the day of departure.

Pets Welcome

A maximum of 2 pets are welcome at this property. Typically pet charges apply but please contact the office for details.

Cancellation Policy - Strict

Included in the rental

Linen, towels, electricity and heating are included within the rental, with an initial supply of logs available for the open fires.

Notes & Warnings

INTERNET ACCESS |Unlimited use. Mobile phone coverage is available. 

HOT TUB | can be made available upon request, subject to availability, an additional charge will apply, please contact us if you wish to include this in your booking.

PETS | Dogs are welcomed on the ground floor of this property

COT & HIGHCHAIR | please make sure you submit a note on your booking form requesting these items are put out for your arrival.

PIANO |Please be aware that the piano at the property may not be tuned on a regular basis. Guests are welcome to play it, but for those wishing to arrange a musical event, then the provision of a professional keyboard may be more appropriate.

WEDDINGS | are welcomed at this property with agreement of the owner prior to booking.

In-house catering can be arranged in advance.

Stag and Hen bookings, may not book this property, unless discussed in advance for approval. Neither the Owner nor the Agent will accept any liability should a booking be confirmed as a consequence of non-disclosure of the above which may later result in a booking cancellation by the owner. For more information on this matter please speak to a member of our staff.

LocationSt Andrews

Perhaps the most well known town in Scotland, St Andrews is world famous! The historic town is home to the oldest  University in Scotland, the distinguished St Andrews, and the town is very much centred around the elegant university buildings. If this wasn’t enough St Andrews is also the renowned Home of Golf. Visitors come from far and wide to experience the links courses, and the Old Course is perhaps the most eminent and prolific. Investigation is a must before visiting, as there is just so much on offer. There is more to discover in the town however; the majestic ruins of the Castle sit atop the headland, jutting into the sea, and just a little further along the coast are the magnificent ruins of what was once the largest Cathedral in Scotland. Climb to the top of St Rule’s Tower for splendid views of the town. The Botanic Gardens are a little piece of paradise; exotic and native species of all kinds are arranged in the glasshouses and 18 acres of mature landscaped gardens.

Kingdom of Fife

Located between the Firth of Tay and the Firth of Forth, the Kingdom of Fife has some of the finest beaches in Scotland. Where there are beaches you will find links golf courses and St Andrews is known the world over as the home of golf. Whilst the Old Course is the championship course, there are beautiful courses everywhere.  The beautiful coastal strip at East Neuk overlooks the Firth of Forth and has many quaint and picturesque fishing villages, like Anstruther, Crail and Pittenweem. the former historical county of Kincardineshire has been included within the boundaries of Fife, and the old county town of Kincardine can be found on the shores of the Firth of Forth. Dunfermline is an ancient Capital of Scotland, and is steeped in history. Seven Kings of Scotland are buried here, and the Palace and Abbey is worth a visit. The historic Royal Burgh of Culross is also a heritage site of interest, and for a family trip out, why not visit Deep Sea World at North Queensferry, which holds a million gallons of water and has one of the longest underwater tunnels in the world to watch the marine life.

Central Scotland

Incorporating the two largest Scottish cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh, Central Scotland is a hive of activities and attractions for visitors, and there will be plenty to entertain you on your trip. For a family outing try Edinburgh Castle, for a day at the beach try the Firth of Forth coastline, for shopping you can’t beat either city centre, or if you just want soaking up some Scottish landscapes try Perthshire’s rolling southern lowlands, and wilderness of its highland. Whatever takes your fancy, the central counties can offer it all. Airports at Edinburgh, Glasgow and Prestwick offer great transportation links for those coming from afar.  

Area Kingdom of Fife Type of location Countryside Nearest shop Cupar 6 miles Nearest supermarket Cupar 6 miles Nearest pub Cupar 6 miles
Nearest Airport
Dundee 14 miles
Edinburgh 42 miles
Nearest Train Station
Cupar 6 miles
Recreate that 'chariots of fire' scene at the sands of St AndrewsBalmerino Abbey is also worth a visit ... St Andrews is only a few miles awayWalk in the footsteps of the golfing greats

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