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sleeping 1 - 9 people
Houses in Fife
sleeping 10+ people
This spacious, light and airy holiday house provides a superb base for a
groups of friends or a family vacation. Pittenweem is one of many
picturesque old fishing villages along the Firth of Forth, you may wish
to explore others such as Crail, Elie and Anstruther. This is a great
holiday destination for golfers as there are many famous golf courses
around St Andrews, including challenging links courses at Kingsbarns,
Crail and Elie, or the Old Course itself! The East Neuk of the Kingdom
of Fife is a particularly family-friendly part of Scotland, being only
one hour from the capital Edinburgh, but with many blue-flag beaches and
watersports on offer on the doorstep.
Among favourite tourist
attractions are the Scottish Deer Centre, St Andrews Castle and
Cathedral, The British Golf Museum, The Crail Heritage Museum, Falkland
Palace, Kellie Castle and the Aquarium at St Andrews. To relax and
escape the kitchen, there are a wonderful selection of high quality
seafood restaurants and quaint pubs in the locality.
You may choose to travel across the Forth Bridges to see a range of
sights such as Edinburgh Castle, Dynamic Earth, the Royal Yacht
Britannia or just to spend time at the Edinburgh International Festival
and Fringe in August, or explore the myriad of shops along Princes
Apart from The Pittenweem Arts Festival at the beginning of August, the
local area also offers many other special events and festivals, such as
the Ceres Highland Games, the RAF Show at Leuchars, or the Leven Vintage
- Sleeps - 8/10
- Bedrooms - 2 double, 1 twin, 1 family room
- 1 bathroom, 1 shower-room
- Oven, hob, microwave
- Dishwasher in utility room
- Washing machine/tumble dryer
- Cot and high chair available
- Colour TV, video/DVD, stereo
- Barbeque, garden furniture
- Edinburgh Airport - 50 miles
- St Andrews - 10 miles
- Leuchars railway station - 15 miles
- Many reputable golf courses nearby
- Award-winning sandy beaches
- Horse-riding, Millenium Cycle Way, archery,
- Watersports galore
- Many excellent restaurants and pubs nearby
- Short breaks on request
- No pets
This spectacular Listed house offers truly luxurious accommodation
over three floors, and is beautifully decorated to the highest standard.
There is a wonderful sitting room with unrestricted views of Pittenweem
Harbour and on out towards the Firth of Forth. This room offers a flat
screen television, DVD, video and CD system with radio. The focal point
of the large dining room is the Victorian mantle-piece with cast iron
fireplace and attractive tiled surround. This room is at the front of
the property and so benefits from glorious sea views.
The new kitchen
is superbly equipped with all mod cons and next door is a utility room
with the washing machine and dishwasher. Double-glazed French windows
open out from the kitchen onto the rear patio leading from there to the
sunny garden with a barbeque and patio furniture.
Admiralty House has four well appointed bedrooms, three of which have
amazing sea views. A twin-bedded room on the ground floor may be
helpful for elderly relatives. On the first floor, the double bedroom
has sea views and features a wooden painted mantle and tiled surround.
The other double bedroom has views over the garden. The new family
bathroom is next to these bedrooms, and there is also a separate shower
room and a downstairs W.C. At the top of the house, on the second
floor, is an outstanding sunny and bright family room sleeping up to
The house benefits from central heating throughout, a number of secure
outbuildings to the rear of the property for storage, and parking right
outside the front door.
Walk out of Admiralty House and you have easy access to the Forth
Coastal Path and Millenium Cycle Way. From the village, you can reach
the small sandy beach with lovely rock pools. Pittenweem boasts a post
office, shop, playground, butcher, bakery, fish 'n' chip shop, chemist
and hairdresser. There is a good food pub and several coffee shops only
minutes' walk away.
Directions from Edinburgh:
The East Neuk of Fife is about an hour's drive from Edinburgh and its
Airport. Follow signs north over the Forth Road Bridge (A90) and
Motorway (M90). Come off at Junction 2A and follow the A92. At the
roundabout, turn right towards Kirkcaldy East (A921/B9130). At the
roundabout, turn left (A195/B981). Continue towards Leven, Lundin Links
and Piteenweem (A917).
All bed linen, central heating, hot water, electricity and gas are
provided. Towels are available for a small charge. A travel cot and
high chair are available if required. The house also offers a variety
of books, videos, DVDs and games.
Cost and availability.
The house is rented out year round.
Rental periods are generally a week, Friday to Friday, arrival after
4pm, departure at 10am.
Short breaks are welcome - for up to
3 nights @ 70% and up to 4 nights @ 80% of weekly rates; for 4 nights 75% of the weekly charge. Weekend Friday-Monday
and mid-week Monday-Friday short breaks are available, particularly in
the low and mid seasons.
To book this large self-catering holiday house in Fife,
click the enquiry button below and request availability and view prices.
Admiralty House, 18 Mid Shore, Pittenweem, near St
Andrews, Fife, KY10 2NL, Scotland, UK.