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Elie and Earlsferry garden flat with parking, sleeps 6, close to beach

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Bright and airy flat with 3 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 6, wi-fi and garden

This property is on Earlsferry High Street with nearby access to the beach. It also has one parking space accessed from Links Road. Close to Elie Sports Club. Lovely split level garden area (grass and patio). Equipped with WiFi broadband and digital TV with all the Freeview channels. Great family flat.

This flat is at the far end of Earlsferry High Street and can be accessed from there or from Links Road. The main door opens into an inner vestibule where you will see the front doors for the upper flat and for this one. Once in our front door you have a handy space for shoes and coats and sand before entering the recently renovated open plan kitchen/living area. This room has 2 huge windows, one at the sitting room end which is southfacing and looks onto The High Street, we are minutes from the beach. Large free-standing fridge with freezer section at top. 3 bedrooms and 2 shower rooms. 1 bedroom upstairs with en suite and 2 downstairs including the bunk room beside the bathroom.

More Details

Owner
Suki Stobbs
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
10 August, 2017

About Suki Stobbs

I was born and brought up in Scotland. Property is my business and holiday rentals are part of that business. We are based in Perthshire but love coming to Elie as it is only an hour away by car.

Suki Stobbs purchased this apartment in 2008

Why Suki Stobbs chose Fife & St Andrews

We are one of these families that spent a lot of our formative years in Elie. We were bereft when a family holiday property was sold and that is what prompted us to purchase a property in Elie back in 2008. It meant selling up in France where we developed the first holiday rental of our small portfolio but it made a lot more sense to be closer by.

What makes this apartment unique

This garden flat appeals to us as it is at the quieter end of town, it is perfect for dog walking and you have a choice of 2 beaches on the doorstep. The main beach is just a stone's throw away but being located on the main street a short way back from the beach means that the property is not battered by the on shore wind and weather! We can use on street parking near the front door or when it gets busier the private car park space round the back is invaluable. The patio area at the back of the house catches the sun all day and nice high walls do their best to keep the wind away! Internally there is a nice light bright high ceilinged entertaining and living space at the front and then 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms (shower rooms) at the back.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Earlsferry in Fife

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , double size shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , compact en suite shower room
  • New upstairs en suite shower room
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , upstairs
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King size bed or two 2 ft 6 singles
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , adult size bunks
  • The upstairs bedroom has a new en suite shower room
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck Chairs
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Suitable for all ages, although please note that the upstairs bedroom has quite a steep staircase up to it but on the ground floor there is a main bedroom, a bunk room and the main bathroom. Robust property suitable for children and pets!

Reviews

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Elie and Earlsferry garden flat with parking, sleeps 6, close to beach
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews
5

Beautifully decorated family property

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a long weekend stay & it was an absolute pleasure. The house is very clean & had everything we could want. It's a couple of minutes walk from the beach and a nice stroll to The Ship Inn, where we ate a few times. The shops are just a short stroll away too. Having a parking space was fantastic & the house is so very comfortable, cosy & has been beautifully decorated. The garden too, is really pretty with a lovely summer house - the sun shone for an Easter egg hunt & a glass of fizz - perfect. Many thanks for letting us stay in your wonderful house in this lovely part of the world. We look forward to returning soon.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy that the weather was kind to you and you could make use of the patio areas and summer house over Easter. Delighted that the house worked well for your group. Thank you for the decoration comments as we just put up a brand new kitchen blind and sitting room curtains prior to your visit.
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Scotland in June

  • 4 of 5

What a great place Scotland. A little rain but who cares. The house, what was not to like. Two great bedrooms and a third with the bunk beds. Plenty of room for everyone, and a super kitchen. Location was the best - 1/2 block off the ocean, 1/2 block off an award winning golf club, just super!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the trouble to review St. John's. Delighted the location and property worked for you and hopefully you didn't get too wet experiencing our Scottish summer!
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Lovely spacious family property

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely week at the property. It is very spacious, clean and well equipped. The upstairs bed we used was very comfortable and the ensuite shower good. We have stayed in family properties where there was minimal provision of glasses and china, but not here - loads of crockery, glasses and good size mugs are provided! The property has its own designated parking round the back although we were often lucky enough to be able to park in the street at the front. It is a great location for the beach, golf and the split level garden with barbecue area is nicely planned and landscaped. The wifi signal is not that strong. We could only get connected by leaving the door from the kitchen open and sitting at the kitchen table as the wifi signal box is located in the back bedroom. However, wouldn't make an issue of it. Would happily stay again and recommend to others

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking time out to review St. John's. I am glad you got parked out the front for your visit - it is more into peak summer time that the space round the back comes in to its own. It sounds like it would be wise to install a further phone point in the flat - historically all 3 phone points are located in the bedrooms and the property has thick stone walls which can knock out a signal.
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5

Lovely, spacious and well equipped house.

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at St John's over New Year 2016/17, with 5 adults and one child age 3.

Even though it's a garden flat, it's bigger than many houses and there was plenty of room for all of us.

Easy access to the beach for a lovely walk to the Ship Inn (at low tide!). If you play golf you couldn't be closer to the course.

We had a great time and definitely will be back.

Recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted you found the interior nice and spacious and it worked well for all the family. Do come back in summer and enjoy the outdoor living areas - cosy summerhouse, outside built in BBQ and outdoor dining and seating area in the sun trap lower patio area.
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5

Beautiful, spacious flat with high ceilings and a lovely garden space

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with my 3 kids for a week and had a brilliant time. It was clean, spacious, well stocked with all the equipment we needed and in a great location for the beach, golf etc. The split level garden with barbecue area is lovely and the small summer house with its fluffy blankets were well used by my six year old and her cousin. The private parking at the back was also really helpful as the spaces outside on the street were often full. The only improvement I can suggest is to strengthen the wifi - as there's generally no phone signal, it becomes even more important for contact with the outside world! I'd thoroughly recommend staying here if you are planning a visit to beautiful Earlsferry.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time out to review St. John's, I am delighted the new summerhouse was well used. You are right, the wi-fi signal is strong in the back of the house bedrooms area where the phone point is but depending on how many doors are open/shut, the signal can weaken beyond the kitchen table. I will investigate boosters.
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5

Very comfortable large house in great location

  • 5 of 5

House was well furnished clean and well equipped. Location is ideal right beside the beach and short walk to village. Dedicated parking space very convenient. Great communication and service from owner.

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Edinburgh
Nearest Ferry
35 Miles
Rosyth
Car: recommended

What isn't there to do in and around Elie? The sports club is nearby with its 9 hole golf course, tennis, driving range, putting and bowls and The Pavillion restaurant/cafe. This is next to the main Elie 18 hole golf course. At the harbour you have all the watersports as well as the fun rides like donuts and banana boat! Obviously you have the beach a stone's throw away. Nearby in Earlsferry is the 19th hole pub (Golf Tavern) which serves food and has Sky TV and then The Ship Inn with its beer garden and outside BBQ area is along at the harbour in Elie. Watch out for the regular summer cricket matches on the beach outside The Ship Inn. Enjoy the range of food at Ardross Farm Shop just outside of Elie.

There are many golf courses in the area. Walkers will enjoy the Fife coastal path that can take you further down the coast or up as far as Crail and beyond. The nearby villages/towns of St. Monans, Pitenweem, Anstruther and Crail are well worth a visit. There you can see the fishing boats and potteries and Fisheries Museum. There is also St. Andrews at only about 15 miles away and then Dundee at about 40 minutes away.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Earlsferry, Scotland

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
 
Summer
30 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£630
for 3 nights
From
£210
£900
 
 
Autumn
1 Sep 2017 - 2 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£405
for 3 nights
From
£135
£700
 
 
Winter
3 Nov 2017 - 18 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£330
for 3 nights
From
£110
£500
 
 
Festive season
19 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£630
for 3 nights
From
£210
£900
 
 
Summer 2018
29 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£660
for 3 nights
From
£220
£950
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£405
for 3 nights
From
£135
£700
 

Additional pricing information

Bed linen and towels provided. Electricity/gas and reasonable use of wi-fi included in the price.
Changeover day is Friday or Monday if possible (definitely in July/August) and a 10% discount offered on a second week and 5% on subsequent weeks.
Arrivals after 4 pm and departures by 10 am.
A 30% non refundable deposit is payable on booking, the balance is payable 6 weeks before rental commences

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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