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Compass Cottage
Wemyss, Fife

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Located in West Wemyss, a charming conservation village on the shores of the Forth, Compass Cottage sits on a sunny hill with outstanding views towards Edinburgh. A traditional Fife coast village with harbour, creels and white-washed cottages, West Wemyss is quaint and tiny but it has its own pub and hotel (serving delicious home-made meals) and is only minutes away from central Scotland's major road networks. Scotland's beautiful capital city, Edinburgh, is less than an hour away and St Andrews, the home of golf, is only 40 minutes.

This area is blessed with some of the driest weather in Scotland and there is plenty to do; first-class attractions such as Deep Sea World and Scotlandís Secret Bunker are half an hour away. In bustling Kirkcaldy (just 10 minutes away) youíll find first-rate theatres and art galleries, great parks and leisure facilities and plenty of shopping. Thereís the famous racing circuit at Knock Hill, with karting, motor-biking and trials bike clubs even closer. Take days out on boat trips to bird-sanctuary islands, fly kites on long sandy beaches (Elie, St Andrews), steep yourself in Scottish history at impressive castles, ancient cathedrals and fascinating fishing museums. Itís all here, all year, at Compass Cottage - you can enjoy a self-catering holiday in Fife in this luxurious cottage (with many extra comforts) and explore this fascinating part of Scotland.

  • Sleeps - 4
  • Bedrooms - 2 (either super kings or singles)
  • Bathrooms - 1 (+ downstairs loo)
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Cable TV/video/DVD/stereo
  • Gas central heating
  • Finest cotton bedding
  • Luxury toiletries provided
  • Kirkcaldy - 4 miles
  • Edinburgh Airport - 28 miles
  • Station - Kirkcaldy 4 miles
  • Pub 200m, hotel with restaurant 400m
  • Fife Coastal Path - 0.1 mile
  • Wemyss Castle Gardens - 0.5 miles
  • Leisure centre - 4.5 miles
  • Monthly farmers market - 4 miles
  • Nearest golf - 5 miles
  • Sorry, no pets

Accommodation:
Compass Cottage is built in the style of the traditional Fife fisherman's homes but was completed only recently, so it's bright and modern and offers all the comfort and luxury you need to really unwind on your holiday. The house has been created by the owners of Scottish Linen, the luxury linens company inspired by Scotland. They are passionate about promoting the best of Scotland and are delighted to be able to offer you a flavour of this through their beautiful holiday home in Fife.

With its white-washed walls, sash-and-case windows and red pantiled roof, Compass Cottage really is as pretty as a picture. From the back of the house there are stunning views across the Forth towards Edinburgh: by day watch the shipping on the Firth, by night see the lights of Lothian twinkle in the distance. The house is immaculately presented and offers spacious and welcoming accommodation for 4 people on 2 levels. Upstairs there are 2 king-size bedrooms (with either 2 superking (US Californian King) or 4 single (US Twin) beds) and a fresh, contemporary bathroom. Downstairs is a large open-plan living / dining area, a well-fitted kitchen and separate cloakroom. Because it's a Scottish Linen house, itís stocked to a luxurious standard so you'll experience the finer things in Fife! Things like the finest embroidered Egyptian cotton bedding, the fluffiest white towels embroidered with Fife Coast motifs,'Au Lait' luxury toiletries from Scotland, Digital radio, Sony HiFi and a selection of music CDs, Cable TV and movie DVDs also books and board-games.

Directions:
From Edinburgh, head north on the M90. Come off at Junction 2A and merge into the A92 for Glenrothes / Kirkcaldy. After approx 11 miles, turn right at the Redhouse roundabout (signed Kirkcaldy East, A921). At next roundabout (0.6 miles) take first exit on to Randolph Road (A915 Leven / St Andrews) and bear left. At next roundabout take 2nd exit, still A915 Leven. At the next roundabout take 2nd exit B929 Leven (Boreland Road). At T-junction turn left on to A955 (signposted Leven) then first right, signposted West Wemyss. Continue on to main street and take first left at the clock tower. Drive up Broad Wynd. Compass Cottage, 10 The Cross is in the square at the brow of the hill.

What's included:
Gas central heating and electricity are included: plus all bedlinen and towels.

Cost and availability.
This luxury Fife cottage is rented out year round.
Rental periods are Saturday-Saturday: depart 10.30am arrive 3.30pm. Short breaks are available.

To book this lovely self-catering cottage in Wemyss, click the enquiry button below and see availability and rental rates.

Compass Cottage, 10 The Cross, West Wemyss, Fife KY1 4SU Scotland.

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