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Pitlethie Steadings, Leuchars, nr St Andrews, Fife, Scotland

22 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
No 6 Pitlethie Steading is a luxury holiday home, beautifully furnished throughout offering bright, airy and modern living areas and 2 very comfortable bedrooms (one with a king size bed and the other can be set up as either a twin or super king bed). The spotlessly clean property has a beautiful corner setting with its own large garden which enjoys lovely views over farmland and quiet countryside - an ideal place for relaxing with a good book in one hand and a glass of wine in the with other! The local area holds much to interest the historian or sightseer, as well as those with more active interests, particularly walkers, cyclists and golfers seeking to savour the challenges to be found at the cradle of golf. The property is perfectly situated for exploring the picturesque area between ...No 6 Pitlethie Steading is a luxury holiday home, beautifully furnished throughout offering bright, airy and modern living areas and 2 very comfortable bedrooms (one with a king size bed and the other can be set up as either a twin or super king bed). The spotlessly clean property has a beautiful corner setting with its own large garden which enjoys lovely views over farmland and quiet countryside - an ideal place for relaxing with a good book in one hand and a glass of wine in the with other! The local area holds much to interest the historian or sightseer, as well as those with more active interests, particularly walkers, cyclists and golfers seeking to savour the challenges to be found at the cradle of golf. The property is perfectly situated for exploring the picturesque area between the Tay and Forth Estuaries, including the Fife Coastal Path, many fishing villages and beaches round the East Neuk of Fife. The house has been used as a family holiday retreat, and for holiday rentals, since it was built in 2010 as a development of old farm buildings. Although new to the Holiday Lettings web-site, throughout the past seven years, we have consistently achieved five star reviews from visitors, with many choosing to return for a second or third time!! This relaxing holiday home sits on the edge of the beautiful, Tentsmuir Nature Reserve (which covers 1300 acres). The adjoining Kinshaldy Beach has a well maintained picnic area with BBQ facilities. The Nature Reserve, centred around the forest, has a remarkable range of wild-life and is best know for its seals and bird life living on and around the mudflats. There are many paths and cycle tracks throughout this wonderful forest and foreshore. Pitlethie Steadings is only five miles from the famous city of St Andrews - the Home of Golf and of the oldest university in Scotland, where Prince William studied and met his future wife, Kate Middleton. St Andrews also boasts two large sandy beaches, the East Sands sitting beside the small harbour, a short walk down the hill behind the Cathedral and the much longer, West Sands, which run alongside the golf links and which formed the location for scenes in the film, 'Chariots of Fire'. Both beaches are very safe and clean. The West Sands, in particular, has extensive parking facilities running the length of the beach, sitting between the Old Course and the dunes which border the beach itself. To really enjoy all that the East of Fife has to offer, a car is the best means of transport, though Leuchars station, which is only about a mile from the property, sits on the main east coast railway line. Taxis generally await the arrival of most trains and regular buses run through the village to Dundee and to St Andrews. Distances: St Andrews 5 miles. Cupar 6 miles. Dundee 12 miles. Falkland 16 miles. Crail/Elie/Anstruther about 18 miles. Perth can be reached by car in less than 1 hr and Edinburgh, in less than 1hr 30 min. More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Central Heating
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Dryer
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Iron
TV
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Kettle
Toaster
Patio
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1 - 5 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 6 nights in Nov.Although the weather was poor,(Scotland in november so not really a surprise) we had a relaxing and enjoyable break mostly down to the level of comfort and character of the accomodation. We have stayed here before and it never...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Philip E
eleanorwinton, VR Owner at Pitlethie Steadings, Leuchars, nr St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Philip, thank you so much for taking the time to review our holiday cottage. We are always delighted when visitors return and find the house just as good as their first visit. There is just so much to do and see in the beautiful...More

Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Spotlessly clean and all the comforts of home. 3rd visit and again it’s a 5 star review for this 5 star accommodation.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Skybird757
eleanorwinton, VR Owner at Pitlethie Steadings, Leuchars, nr St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2018

Thank you for your kind feedback - this is what we love to hear and makes it all worthwhile! It was a pleasure to welcome you back again and delighted you had another enjoyable visit.

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Reviewed 26 September 2018

Can’t recommend no 6 highly enough. My second stay and the welcome and comfort levels are as outstanding as before. Eleanor and Keith provide a wonderful home from home environment. The cottage is gorgeous with lovely views of the surrounding countryside. Perfectly situated for St...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank _claire_parris
eleanorwinton, VR Owner at Pitlethie Steadings, Leuchars, nr St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Thank you so much, Claire, and so delighted that your second stay at Pitlethie Steadings was just as good as your first especially when you have come all the way from Surrey! Haste ye back a warm welcome awaits. Eleanor & Keith

Reviewed 16 May 2018

Fantastic location for all the attractions etc around the Fife & Angus area. Cottage is Very comfortable & a home from home. This was our 5th visit, looking foward to our next.!!

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank christinemannion
eleanorwinton, VR Owner at Pitlethie Steadings, Leuchars, nr St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Thank you so much for your review - I think a 5th visit speaks volumes of how much you enjoy Pitlethie Steadings. Haste ye back. Eleanor & Keith

Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

An excellent base to explore the Kingdom ofFife. The cottage has a super outside space to sit and enjoy the sunsets and is handy for St Andrews. Inside the quality of the fittings and furnishings is high and the welcome basket was very generous. My...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Neville M
eleanorwinton, VR Owner at Pitlethie Steadings, Leuchars, nr St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our holiday cottage. We are delighted that you and your family enjoyed our holiday home and we look forward to welcoming you back sometime in the future. Best wishes Eleanor & Keith

About the Owner
Eleanor W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2017
Interaction with guests
Immediately prior to your stay, we will send (by email) a comprehensive information pack on the cottage itself and where to find things! This includes full contact details (telephone numbers, etc) in case you need anything during your stay. Key will either be sent out to you, or will be left in a key safe beside the entrance, in which case the code for the safe will be emailed to you. Staple items such as tea, coffee, sugar, sauces, etc are available for guests to use freely. In addition, we leave your first bottle(s) of wines to get you into the holiday mood!
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About the neighbourhood
Our cottage is in the beautiful Kingdom of Fife with so many things to see and do for all ages. The area is perfect for sightseeing with St Andrews less than a 10 minutes drive away with its famous golf courses, historical castle, cathedral ruins and harbour area. It has great specialty shops, bars and restaurants, parks and beaches. The area is a golfer's paradise with 3 local courses and 30 others within a short drive. Tentsmuir Forest provides beautiful walks, cycle paths, bird wild life sanctuary, horse riding, bbq picnic area and white sandy beach all within a 10 minute drive. The nearby East Fife Coastal Path is perfect for keen walkers and cyclists alike.
Getting around
A car is ideal if you want to visit lots of different places, however, Leachers station is on the main London - Edinburgh - Aberdeen route, taxis are available at the station which is less than 5 mins drive from the cottage. Great public transport from Leuchars village to Dundee and the north, or to St Andrews and beyond to the quaint fishing villages of the East Neuk of Fife.
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