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Carstairs Cabin, Cellardyke

People2
Bedrooms Studio
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Studio - Sleeps 2

Anstruther is a small coastal town in the East Neuk (east corner) of Fife, Scotland, just 10 miles from St Andrews. Carstairs Cabin is close to the sea and has been newly renovated. On the ground floor there is a kitchen and shower room and outdoor courtyard.

The studio flat, Carstairs Cabin, lies half way between the historic harbour of Cellardyke and the larger harbour of Anstruther and is about 100 metres from the coast, so it's a real seaside retreat. And for a change of scene, there are lots of lovely other small seaside villages or beaches near Anstruther such as Elie, Earlsferry, St. Monans, Pittenweem, Crail and Kingsbarns.

Anstruther is home to Scotland's most famous Fish Bar, which has won lots of prizes and is a must visit if you like fish and chips! If you are looking for a quiet place to unwind and shut out the world, this is the place for you. However, if you are looking for a home base from which to explore Scotland, then this is also the place for you!

St Andrews:

10 miles away in St Andrews, you can visit the majestic ruins of the 11th century Cathedral and Castle, the University Museum, Botanic Gardens, Cambo Estate Gardens, St Andrews Aquarium and the delightful beaches of West Sands and East Sands.

Golf:

If you like golf then you are in for a treat: there are 45 golf courses in the Fife peninsula. As well as the famous Old Course in St Andrews, there are also 10 other golf courses in the town. Even closer to Oceanside are many other excellent courses including the Anstruther Golf Course, Craighead Links Golf Course, Crail Balcomie Links and also Kingsbarns featured in October 2012 in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.

Walk:

Carstairs Cabin is just off the Fife Coastal Path - a 117 mile trail from the Forth Estuary in the south to the Tay Estuary in the north. The path goes past wildlife reserves, rugged cliffs, along award winning beaches, through small fishing villages and former coal mining towns. It's very easy to walk small sections of this and then catch the bus home, which drops you off just round the corner!

Explore:

There are several National Trust Scotland properties you can explore nearby including Kellie Castle with its beautiful garden and the 16th century Falkland Palace, a former royal palace of the Scottish Kings, with extensive gardens and the tennis court built in 1539.

Scotland's Secret Bunker is 10 minutes away, Craigtoun Country Park is 30 minutes away, the Scottish Deer Centre is 40 minutes away and Fife Animal Park is 50 minutes away. There are also Cairnie Fruit Farm and Maze in Cupar about 30 minutes away and a Cheese Farm near to Anstruther.

On the water:

Between April and October, you can take a boat trip from Anstruther to the Isle of May, a National Nature Reserve. Over 200,000 sea birds of many species nest on the island - Puffins, Guillemots, Cormorants, Tern, Gull and others. You can also see Grey Seals and Harbour Seals and might spot the occasional whale.

Edinburgh:

Edinburgh is about 50 miles away, home to Edinburgh Castle, The Royal Mile, Arthur's Seat, Princes Street Gardens, Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh Zoo, St. Giles Cathedral, Greyfriars Church and many museums and galleries. Deep Sea World is near the Forth Road Bridge on the road to Edinburgh.

Tayside:

Dundee is about 30 minutes away - visit Captain Scott's ship RRS Discovery and the Antarctica Museum at Discovery Point. Perth is 1 hour away - see Scone Palace, the original home of the Stone of Destiny and the site of the coronations of the Kings of Scots.

Play:

There are children's indoor play centres in Leven, Glenrothes, Cupar and Kirkcaldy, all within 25-45 minutes away. There is also the East Sands Leisure Centre with pool and flume in nearby St Andrews.

Train:

If you want to leave the car behind for the day, Leuchars Train Station is a 20 minute drive from Anstruther. From there you can make a day trip to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Inverness, and many other places in between.

More Details

Owner
Maggie
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
60%
Calendar last updated:
22 July, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Anstruther in Fife

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
Entertainment:
  • Games
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing

Reviews

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Carstairs Cabin, Cellardyke
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews
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5

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Lovely studio in a great location, 5 minute walk from Anstruther front. Ideal for 2 people with plenty space and nice private courtyard. Would book again. Lots of nice restaurants in walking distance.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We would be pleased to see you again. Maggie and Kev
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5

SUPERB

  • 5 of 5

EXCELLENT facilities. Spacious bed/sitting area.

Central for exploring interesting places.

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Maggie and Kev
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5

A little gem

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in this quirky little cottage. It is in an excellent location, just 5 minutes to the harbour. It would be useful to have a mirror on the dressing table for drying hair as there is not an electrical socket beside the only mirror upstairs & a hand towel would be useful.

  • Review Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your comments and we will work to rectify those issues. Kind Regards Maggie and Kev
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5

Everything you need! A great stay!

  • 5 of 5

We have had a lovely stay at Carstairs Cabin - so great we even stayed longer! Fantastic location, close to everything you need and very easy to find from the bus. Maggie & Kev have both been fantastic and we had everything we needed for our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks guys, have a safe trip and maybe see you again. Kev and Mags
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5

cellerdyke

  • 5 of 5

it was within walking distance of anstruther, flat was clean and comfortable, value for monety

  • Review Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Cumbernauld
5

Fantastic little home from home - give it a try!!

  • 5 of 5

Property is fantastic, spotless and has everything you require for your holiday away. Also in a fab wee place with a grt award winning famous chip shop & some amazing restaurants & pubs nearby. Also not far to St Andrews which is a fab day out, either by bus or car. Owners are so friendly & will make you feel so welcome.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. Looking forward to having you stay again. Kev and Maggie
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Location

Nearest Airport
46 Miles
Edinburgh
Nearest Golf
0.6 Kilometres
Anstruther Golf Club
Nearest Train
16 Miles
Leuchars
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Anstruther

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Anstruther, Scotland

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£80
for 2 nights
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£40
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£45
Fri,Sat,Sun
£280
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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