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Ross House Falkland

Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Falkland, Fife, Scotland
Leave the hustle and bustle of modern living behind as you pack and embark on a unique adventure into historical old Scotland. Ross House is a beautiful 17th century stone built cottage occupying a prime position in one of Scotland's most perfectly preserved ancient towns with a fairy tale Royal Palace only steps away.
Following an extensive refurbishment programme, the cottage offers the very best in comfortable, luxury accommodation whilst remaining faithful to the original style and feel of the building. Despite being centrally located, the cottage itself is extremely quiet thanks to the thick stone walls and secondary glazing to the front bedrooms.
The beautiful hand-turned oak kitchen boasts underfloor heating and a wood burning stove. The Britannia double oven with six gas burners gives ample scope for even the most exacting...
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Listing #HL619754
About the Owner
Timothy/Janine W
Languages spoken:English, Italian, French, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2013
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

Booked cottage for week of my daughter’s wedding. Situated across the road from the church it was ideal. Very comfortable, lots of space and a beautiful village. Enjoyed exploring the local craft shops but sadly only managed one walk on Falkland Estate. Definitely calling for...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Stay104004
Cloudnine0, VR Owner at Ross House Falkland, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review Ross House. Very pleased you enjoyed staying and everything went to plan regarding the wedding. Hope you are able to make it for a return stay to relax a little more. You will be most welcome.

Reviewed 30 July 2017

The location was lovely, smack bang in the middle of this beautiful historic village - however as a popular tourist destination parking outside or nearby was sometimes difficult during peak times, although the car park a few blocks away was always available. The cottage was...More

Date of stay: July 2017
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Cloudnine0, VR Owner at Ross House Falkland, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Thanks for your (mostly!) positive review. Glad you found the parking manageable in the end. Can normally park in the nearby adjacent street but the large car park can also come in handy at times. Pleased you found the place well equipped and generally to...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely time. Looking forward to our next one. Great location as close to center of the town. We enjoyed the large kitchen.

Date of stay: March 2016
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Cloudnine0, VR Owner at Ross House Falkland, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2016

Thanks for your positive review and thanks so much for staying! We'd be delighted to have you back any time. All best wishes, Tim and team.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Full
    1 King
    2 Twins
    1 Sofa
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  • Damage Deposit: R 2 683 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
- Prices INCLUDE ALL FEES, final cleaning, energy, bed and bath linens in 100% Egyptian cotton, L'Occitane toiletries and full refreshment amenities. We do not add any hidden charges. - Discounted rates will be considered for longer lets. Please enquire if you need a longer stay.- Off peak discounts considered for couples. Please enquire via the contact form.- Please give advance notice for special requests e.g. cake, champagne, chocolates, flowers and we will price them for you.
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About the neighbourhood
Falkland first became a seat to Scotland's monarchy as long ago as 1437 when it was ceded to the Stewart Kings by the once powerful Macduff clan. A violent beginning with tales of treachery, starvation and torture gave way to a gentler, more peaceful age as the palace's royal incumbents sought pleasure in hunting and games of tennis.

Mary Queen of Scots, the great niece of Henry VIII, wiled away many happy days at Falkland before her struggle to become England's as well as Scotland's supreme regent and her eventual demise at the hands of Elizabeth I.

Following the Union of the Crowns in 1603, Charles I and Charles II visited the palace until it came under attack by Cromwell's forces in 1654 and Scotland was brought into a Republican Commonwealth. The restoration of...
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh: 35.0 km
Railway: Markinch: 8.0 km
Airports: Edinburgh (35 miles / 56km), Dundee (24 miles / 39 km)

Edinburgh Airport offers direct flights from most European capitals operated by Schedule, Charter and 'Low cost' Airlines. All the London Airports are connected through British Airways, Easyjet and Airfrance Cityjet. Cars can easily be hired from Edinburgh Airport. Full directions will be included in your guest manual which will be emailed on receipt of your deposit. Taxis are available from the airport at around £50.
Drive time: approx. 40 mins.

Air France connects Dundee with London City Airport.
Flybe offer Dundee connections from Belfast.
Drive time: approx. 30mins

Train Station: Markinch (5 miles / 8km)
Drive time: 10 mins. Taxis can be prearranged and the fare is approximately £10.

The Airport Express 747...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 33.0 km.
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