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Hazel Ritchie

Member since: 2010
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Speaks English

Stunning holiday home at the seaside! (Wifi + Sky TV)

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Fife & St Andrews - No.5 Hillhead Street

Charming 2 Bedroom Apartment (sleeps 5)

Set within a stunning, well appointed Victorian villa in the beautiful seaside village of Lundin Links, East Neuk of Fife. This apartment sleeps up to 4 adults, and has an additional pull out bed for a child.

(Please note prices quoted are for the house as a unit NOT per person/room)

This lovely holiday home is situated in a quiet residential street, 2 minutes walk away from the beach and Largo Bay with its break taking views over the bay to Edinburgh and its white sandy beaches.

The apartment has two well proportioned bedrooms (1 double, 1 twin), a large lounge/ dining room with a modern gas fire, a separate kitchen and a newly fitted bathroom with walk in shower.

Hillhead House provides the perfect setting for a family holiday, a golfing trip or a sightseeing tour of the Kingdom of Fife.

Attractions: Besides from relaxing and enjoying the slower pace of life in Fife, there are a whole host of things to do during your stay.

We are very well positioned for trips to Edinburgh, Perth and Dundee (By car, or public transport) and St Andrews, Scotland's oldest university town and the home of the world-famous Royal and Ancient golf club is less than 15mins drive away. The town has wonderful shops, restaurants and miles of sandy beaches.

Lundin Links is also surrounded by the picturesque tiny stone harbours of the fishing villages of the East Neuk - Anstruther, Crail, St Monans and Pittenweem. All of which are ideal for a gentle walk and a breath of fresh sea air! For the more daring walker or cyclist, the house is situated on the Fife Coastal Path, specifically designed for walkers and cyclists, which follows the coast line from Kirkcaldy right around to St Andrews.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Hazel Ritchie (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks English

About Hazel Ritchie

Cameron and Hazel Ritchie:

Cameron is a retired lawyer and criminal prosecutor. He has spend many years working and playing golf in Fife.

Hazel is a Depute Headteacher in Stirling, Scotland. She loves the seaside and is also a keen golfer.

They bought Hillhead House in 2002 as a holiday home for their family and friends. They have been renting their house to holiday makers since 2005.

Hazel Ritchie purchased this house in 2002

Why Hazel Ritchie chose Fife & St Andrews

This house was perfect for family holidays and as a weekend retreat. The apartments close proximity to the beach was a real bonus - as were the two excellent golf courses!

The locals are wonderful and have welcomed us back to Lundin Links for over 10 years.

What makes this house unique

Peaceful, safe and secure. A wonderful base for families, especially with small children, golfing parties and sightseers.

Hillhead House represents great value for money as an easy drive to most major attractions in central Scotland.

Reviews

4.7
based on 39 holidaymaker reviews

Stunning holiday home at the seaside! (Wifi + Sky TV)
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 39 reviews
5

Nice Clean and Homely

  • 5 of 5

We had a nice Easter stay over the weekend.

The place was spotless and very tidy also every thing that you could need was at hand. It was cosy and warm.

My mother in law thought she had left a book when we left this turned up at her house. The owner had the house searched for us, she couldn't have been more helpful with this. If staying in the area again then we will try to book this again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed it . It was no bother to try and find the book. The best news was when it was found .
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5

Another relaxing stay

  • 5 of 5

We spent another relaxing few days at Hillhead. The new sofas are very comfy and thank you for looking after my computer lead.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We had a lovely time at Hillhead House

  • 5 of 5

The holiday home was spotlessly clean, well equipped and had everything we needed for an enjoyable break. The bedding was fresh and was of good quality and the kitchen and bathroom were both of a high standard. The property was close to the beach which suited the dog, shops nearby and in a quiet location.

We were very comfortable and having holidayed in the area for many years, I am looking forward to returning and would recommend the property to friends and family

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Scottish break

  • 5 of 5

Very nice, well maintained, clean and comfy house. Extremely well located in the kingdom of Fife. We had a lovely time with our kids !!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed it . There is a lot to do with kids. The weather also helped. Our management company do a good cleaning job .
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5

Fabulous week!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this home for a week. We loved the town of Lundin Links! It is quaint and beautiful! The home was roomy enough, and nice and clean. The beds were comfortable, and it was fun to have the DVD player and a good selection of movies to watch, though we only watched 1 because we ventured out each day. Thank you for sharing your home. We would recommend it highly!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a great time and found the beds comfy.The selection of DVDs can come in handy depending on the weather
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Clean and tidy - quiet location

  • 3 of 5

Stayed a week in this property and overall had a good time. The apartment was very clean and tidy. The beds were comfortable although the mattresses were too soft for me. What really surprised me was the fact that this property was advertised as suitable for the elderly and infirm yet the main bedroom and bathroom both had a step into them which came as a surprise as there was no warning about them, fortunately i was able to stop myself from falling into the bathroom. Putting the dustbin out was also a problem - the steps are quite steep and would benefit from a handrail to steady yourself with when using.

The kitchen is well equipped and most things you will need are provided.

You are within easy reach of most places by car or bus. The beaches in the area seem to be all dog friendly and easily accessible. St. Andrews is well worth a visit -especially if you are looking for a gift for anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi John , So sorry you found the house difficult. My mother was very fit and active and managed the house when she was 92 years old. She died at 97 !! One place she really enjoyed was the garden which is so quiet and sheltered. Maybe she was not the best person to base a description of the house being suitable for the elderly. Steps are shown in our photograghs of the house from the outside. You are the first guest we have ever had to say that the beds were too soft. I am very glad you and your dogs enjoyed the beaches and St Andrews. Take care.
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Location

Nearest Airport
34.5 Miles
Edinburgh Airport
Nearest Golf
0.2 Miles
Lundin Links Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Lundijn Links Hotel
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Largo Bay
Car: recommended

Golf: The East Neuk of Fife is regarded as the home of golf worldwide and there are numerous golf courses to meet the needs of every level of golfer

Lundin Links boasts its own championship course and a smaller 9 hole course (ideal for ladies and children with smaller swings) and the house is in close proximity to some of the worlds finest golf courses:

Elie Golf Club (6m by car)

Old Course St Andrews (12m by car)

KingsBarn Golf Links (15m by car)

Crail Golf Society (16m by car)

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in East Neuk of Fife, 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
 
Early Summer
1 May 2016 - 24 Jun 2016
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
From
£75
£450
 
 
Summer (High Season)
25 Jun 2016 - 2 Sep 2016
4 night minimum stay
£340
for 4 nights
From
£85
£550
 
 
Autumn/ Winter
3 Sep 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£210
for 3 nights
From
£70
£420
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20
Baby cot £0

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Fife & St Andrews in Scotland

Property Type:
  • house (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Child Bed
  • Property comfortably sleeps 4 adults. Additional bed is a pull out and is slightly smaller than a standard single.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

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