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Admiralty House
Pittenweem, Fife


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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 Street. 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 Car Rally.

  • Sleeps - 8/10
  • Bedrooms - 2 double, 1 twin, 1 family room
  • 1 bathroom, 1 shower-room
  • Fridge/larder
  • 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, bowling
  • 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 four.

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.

By road:
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).

What's included:
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.

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Admiralty House, 18 Mid Shore, Pittenweem, near St Andrews, Fife, KY10 2NL, Scotland, UK.

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