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The Wee Hauf - cosy, modern, excellent location for exploring Scotland

People3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
People
3
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
4 - 5 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday home in Crossgates - Unusual bright little house

One bedroom, modern open-plan living space, shower-room, and private garden

Unusual bright little house, cosy and comfortable, in small village near historic city of Dunfermline. The Wee Hauf offers you a modern open-plan living space, shower-room, and one bedroom opening directly onto a sun-trap patio and secluded private garden. Lie in bed and listen to the birds sing!

This is an ideal location from which you can explore the many attractions of the ancient Kingdom of Fife, from the golfing heritage of the Auld Course at St. Andrews, to the art gallery in Kirkcaldy, hometown of Jack Vettriano. There are plenty of local events, theatre and arts, sporting activity and motor racing at the Racewall and Knockhill to enjoy. More than lots of things to do, there's plenty of peace and quiet, so you can relax in Fife's beautiful countryside and coastline, including the Lomond Hills and Aberdour's Silver Sand beach. There's a convenience store in the village and with retail and leisure parks nearby, you don't have far to go to shop, eat out, see a film or go bowling

Just 20min from Edinburgh, the Wee Hauf is a short hop to the buzz of Edinburgh, for Hogmany or the world renown Festivals, as well as providing a great base to get out and explore Scotland. Dunfermline has excellent transport links by bus and rail, and the Wee Hauf is close to J3 on the M90. In under an hour, you can be in Perth, gateway to the Highlands, visit the C.R.Mackintosh designed tearooms in Glasgow, or relax in Peebles, amongst rolling Borders hills and salmon rivers.

We've been letting for holidays for over two years and received great reviews (see guest comments in About Fenella).

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Fenella
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
3 December, 2016
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About Fenella

I've been hosting for 2 years, making the annexe (I'd converted what used to be a shop!) available to others, after my dad and I agreed that he had settled really well where he was and didn't need it. As the annexe is self-contained, guests have their privacy but I like the chance to find out what interests them so I can give them some ideas on where to visit. After travelling to several far-flung places, I'm staying closer to home now so I can spend time with my grandchild.

Fenella purchased this house in 2007

Why Fenella chose Fife & St Andrews

A location that will let you quickly get places to enjoy the best Fife and Scotland has to offer.

What makes this house unique

I invested a lot of time and effort in the property - it was to be my Dad's home and going by comments it seems others appreciate the high standard I achieved and maintain.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The accommodation was very well appointed ,quiet and comfortable. Outlook from bedroom to garden was relaxing. Kitchen was well equipped as was toilet / shower room. Wi fi signal not strong but adequate most of the time
Mar 2014
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Reviews

The Wee Hauf - cosy, modern, excellent location for exploring Scotland
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews
5

Brilliant property in perfect location!!

  • 5 of 5

Will definitely be coming back to stay again! Such a perfect location for getting everywhere and anywhere! Buses take you everywhere, can get to edinburgh and Glasgow from Halbeath Park and Ride! We had our car so was nice to tootle about and go to places we've never been to before!

From the outside the property looks like it will be very small but it is surprisingly spacious!! We were very happy that we could also take our dog with us too and he thoroughly enjoyed his time away!

Thank you to Fenella for the warm welcome!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Edinburgh
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Crossgates (2)
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Rosyth
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Cowdenbeath
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Dunfermline (Queen Margaret)
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
M90 - Junction 3
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Fife Leisure Park (7) cinema, bowling
Nearest Ski
67 Miles
Glenshee
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Aberdour Silver Sands
Car: not necessary

Dunfermline

We are located 2 miles east of Dunfermline, the ancient capital of Scotland, home to some of Fife and Scotland's finest historical and tourist attractions.

Dunfermline's royal and monastic past dominate the town which boasts a royal palace, a 12th Century Abbey (final resting place of Robert the Bruce and burial site of eleven other Scottish kings and queens), a restored 15th Century Abbot House and the cave in which St Margaret bathed the feet of the poor. King Malcolm Canmore established his court after the death of Macbeth (yes, that Macbeth!) at the now ruined fortified tower in the heart of what is now the horticultural splendour of Pittencrieff Park.

The town also has a modern shopping centre, and a variety of restaurants, pubs and nightclubs, including a leisure park with seven restaurants, a cinema and bowling just a mile away.

Dunfermline's perfect location offers you the ideal base to discover the magnificent Kingdom of Fife, as well as Edinburgh and the heart of Scotland beyond.

The Fife region

The Kingdom of Fife was the ancestral home of the Scottish monarchs, the capital of Scotland for six centuries, and has always been at the hearts on the nation's history, as can be seen in its many historic buildings and ancient monuments. Royal connections abound, from the diminutive palace at Culross in the south, through the impressive ruined Renaissance palace of the Stuart kings, in the lovely village of Falkland, to St. Andrew's, where Scotland's oldest university (1410AD) was attended by Prince William .

St Andrew's is the location for the famed fairways of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club. The Kingdom of Fife is known throughout the world as the Home of Golf and boasts more than forty courses, from traditional seaside links to beautifully landscaped parkland and heathland courses suitable for golfers of all levels.

As Fife is only fifty miles across at the widest point, none of the beautiful Fife coastline, with windswept cliffs, rocky bays and sandy beaches, is more than a short journey away. Fife is proud of its Coastal Path, with challenging sections to be enjoyed by serious walkers and cyclists. There are places too, for those just out for a stroll, on long flat beaches with the opportunity to spot grey seals and, in summer, basking sharks and dolphins.

The offshore islands are home to thousands of seabirds, and you can take boat trips to the Isle of May, see the vast numbers of that charming bird, the puffin, from Anstruther, one of a number of well-preserved villages along the coast. The tiny stone harbours of the fishing villages of the East Neuk - Anstruther, Crail, St Monans and Pittenweem - are undeniably appealing, making a visit to this part of Fife worthwhile. Their character has attracted many artists, and established Pittenweem as a premier Scottish arts festival location.

Inland, the landscape of gentle hills and small lochs provides a setting for a number of picturesque villages and towns, including Cupar, a charming market town set in rolling countryside. The town itself and the hills and hamlets of the surrounding area retain an appealing and old-fashioned feel.

Southern Fife is characterised by Dunfermline, and the 'Lang Toun' of Kirkcaldy, with the facilities for shopping, sports, cinema and theatre expected of Fife's largest settlements.

The Forth Road and Rail Bridges are memorable sights on this stretch of coastline and the transport networks they symbolise, provide excellent connections south to Edinburgh, and the world-famous Fringe Festivals, and within an hour's drive, west to Glasgow, and north to Perth and on into the Highlands.

The Scottish countryside is a fantastic mix of stunning landscapes, wildlife and wonderful local produce, combined with a thriving arts and culture scene, and topped off with a colourful history of epic battles and historic castles. It's worth exploring the beautiful landscapes, from the sandy coastlines to the highest Munros and greenest forests, providing the setting for some truly breathtaking castles and monuments and a wide range of different animals, from birds to whales, and squirrels to seals.

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Crossgates, Fife & St Andrews

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter 16
5 Nov 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
£160
for 5 nights
From
£25
From
£30
Fri,Sat,Sun
£180
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Festive 16-17
24 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
£230
for 4 nights
From
£50
From
£65
Fri,Sat,Sun
£330
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 17
2 Jan 2017 - 3 Mar 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
£160
for 5 nights
From
£25
From
£30
Fri,Sat,Sun
£180
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 17
4 Mar 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
£185
for 5 nights
From
£30
From
£35
Fri,Sat,Sun
£205
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 17
22 Apr 2017 - 5 May 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
£210
for 5 nights
From
£35
From
£40
Fri,Sat,Sun
£230
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 17
6 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
£235
for 5 nights
From
£40
From
£45
Fri,Sat,Sun
£255
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 17
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
£260
for 5 nights
From
£45
From
£50
Fri,Sat,Sun
£280
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 4 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
£285
for 5 nights
From
£50
From
£55
Fri,Sat,Sun
£305
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Festival 2017
5 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£290
for 4 nights
From
£65
From
£75
Fri,Sun
£355
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£280
for 5 nights
From
£50
From
£50
Fri,Sat,Sun
£280
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0
Refundable Damage Deposit £150
Utility deposit per week £30

Please note utilities are not included in the rental. I've found what guests use varies a lot, so to be fair and encourage respect for the environment, I add a separate charge, which will be included in what you are quoted, you pay for what you use at cost, and I refund the balance.
A Saturday start to the rental is preferred but please ask if this doesn't suit your needs.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Crossgates in Scotland

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • village
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Large modern shower-room. Combi-Boiler for immediate unlimited hot water.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sofabed in lounge
  • Spacious bedroom with double bed, wardrobe and drawer storage, large mirror. Seating area with table. Wall fixed bedside lights. Door to private garden. A sofabed is available in the lounge.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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