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Luxury contemporary designed holiday apartments in Burntisland, on Fife Coast

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
apartment
People
4
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

Spacious, ground floor, 1 bedroom property (sleeps 4) in easy reach of Edinburgh

Modern and contemporary, yet cosy, this luxurious property is ideal self catering accomodation for those wishing to explore all that the beautiful Fife coast has to offer, including award-winning beaches and world famous golf courses. This stone-built property dates back to 1875 and is perfectly placed to take advantage of all the local attractions. Whether its a relaxing, romantic break or a fun-filled adventure you're after, there is a wide range of activities on the doorstep to suit all the family. These include: Burntisland promenade & beach, the links park with play area and visiting fairground (in summer), water sports/leisure centres & swimming pools, golf courses & idylic walks. The High Street is very close and has typical local amenities; shops, cafes, take-away restaurants & pubs. Burntisland Railway Station offers direct rail links to the centre of the historic city of Edinburgh in 30 minutes; which is home to the famous Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace and much more.

Luxury self catering accommodation for those wishing to explore all that the Fife coast has to offer. There is a wide range of activities on the doorstep to suit all the family, including some of the best golf courses in the world.

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Owner
Sacha Thirkill
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
23 February, 2017

About Sacha Thirkill

Born and bred in Edinburgh, I still live there with my husband, whom I met in Greece, and our 2 sons. I've travelled around but always planned to settle in my home city.

Sacha Thirkill purchased this apartment in 2006

Why Sacha Thirkill chose Fife & St Andrews

I love Edinburgh but always enjoyed childhood holidays across the Firth of Forth to the coastal town of Burntisland - it's a perfect location to escape the hussle bussle of the city but stay within easy reach of it! It's also a great base for exploring the beautiful East Neuk of Fife and St Andrews.

What makes this apartment unique

It has the space and comfort of a modern home but is housed in a stone building hundreds of years old. All amenities and stunning mountain and coastal views are on the doorstep yet it offers direct public transport links to Edinburgh in the south and Dundee in the north.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We found this property to be very accurate in its description of location, layout and facilities. It was very central for shopping amenities, visiting the Fife coast and in our personal needs to visit family in and around Dunfermline.



The property was extremely clean and well maintained. It was situated in a very quiet neighbourhood.



The customer service was excellent, any queries we had were dealt with immediately and satisfactorily.



We would have no hesitation in recommending this property to family and friends alike. We hope to avail ourselves of this property in the future.



For an excellent meal just a few miles away, the restaurant at Pettycur Bay Holiday park is very good.
Jul 2009
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

Luxury contemporary designed holiday apartments in Burntisland, on Fife Coast
average rating of 4.875 based on 13 reviews
5

Delightful property in perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully presented apartment in a perfect location for visiting Fife or Edinburgh. Very comfortable and would definitely recommend. Would stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 11, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review your stay - we are so glad you enjoyed it and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
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5

Clean and Convenient

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was clean and well-maintained. It was convenient walking distance from several decent restaurants, a couple playgrounds, beach, and train to Edinburgh. The large tub was a treat.

Photos are a bit confusing, because they are of two different apartments. Owner's website makes the distinction more clear. Internet was limited, but functional.

Owner provided a cot so that our daughter could sleep in the bedroom while we stayed in the living area. That was very helpful.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A lovely overnight stay in Burntisland.

  • 5 of 5

A lovely comfortable stay in this beautifully decorated property. When we arrived we managed to park right outside the property which was a great benefit. The property is just off the main high street on a nice quiet road, close to local amenities.

The flat was warm and cosy on arrival and we were impressed with how clean and tidy it was. There was lots of room for the four of us and plenty space in which to store our luggage.

Two of us used the sofa bed in the living room on which to sleep and enjoyed a comfortable night's sleep. The bedroom offered also offered a comfortable sleep for the rest of our party.

The bathroom was beautiful, just like a hotel's with a huge sunken bath with shower overhead, quite a luxury.

It was great having a kitchen and we all enjoyed breakfast sitting at the table.

The owner was so helpful and friendly and gave us recommendations for places to go resulting in us having a great visit to Kirkcaldy.

Would definitely recommend and would love to go back.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay. We're so glad you enjoyed it and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
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Letterkenny ,Co.Donegal
5

Burntisland Holiday

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday here.The house was very convenient to everything that we needed eg Train station,grocery shops and bakery.

The house itself had everything we needed.It was also warm.The house was clean and easily maintained.The decor was lovely.It had lots of space in bedroom to store our luggage.

I would recommend the house to anyone who wanted accomadation convenient to Edinburgh and also to those that wanted a quiet place to stay.

The kitchen had all that was needed to cook.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 4, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the positive feedback Mary, and for looking after the place for us. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back some time in the future!
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5

Very Very nice place

  • 5 of 5

We loved to stay in this great place, very modern and very handy to travel to Fife and Edinburgh. Came all the way from France and it was MAGNIFIQUE.

Merci

  • Review Submitted: Nov 11, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your review, it was a pleasure to have you as guests and we hope to welcome you back in the future!
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Bournemouth, UK
5

bright, beautiful, and cozy

  • 5 of 5

I was fortunate to find this lovely holiday flat in the picturesque town of Burntisland. It was clean and well equipped with everything I needed for my stay. The owner was very helpful and accessable. Best of all, it was located a few steps away from a bus stop, and all the shops on the High Street. I would definitely stay here again, and I recommend it to anyone who wanted to find a peaceful and beautiful place to spend a holiday.

  • Review Submitted: May 24, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2011
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Location

Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Edinburgh
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
The Silver Tassie
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
Rosyth
Nearest Golf
300 Metres
Burntisland
Nearest Train
100 Metres
Burntisland
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
M90 J1
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
The Sands
Nearest Ski
35 Kilometres
Hillend
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Burntisland
Car: not necessary

This Royal Burgh owes its existence to a natural harbour probably used originally in prehistoric times. It is claimed that the invading Romans, under Agricola, landed here and established it as a naval base around AD85. In the 12th century the Castle of Rossend was built as the residence of the Abbots of Dunfermline. St Columba's Church, built in 1594, is the oldest post-Reformation kirk still in regular use and both historically and architecturally is something all visitors should see. In the local library, which was gifted in 1906 by Andrew Carnegie, there is a small display of the town's history. In many parts of Fife there are hills which are the remnants of volcanic plugs and one such hill, just inland from the town, is 'The Binn'. Walk to the top you will have excellent views over to Edinburgh and up to the Bridges

Golf: Vast choice of golf courses in the vicinity - with Burntisland Golf Course & Kinghorn Golf Course on the doorstep - the oldest & most famous courses in the world are less than an hour away, in St Andrews.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Burntisland, 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
 
Easter
1 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£195
for 3 nights
From
£65
From
£80
Fri,Sat
£350
 
 
High
3 Jun 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£195
for 3 nights
From
£65
From
£80
Fri,Sat
£350
 
 
Edinburgh Festival
29 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£225
for 3 nights
From
£75
From
£90
Fri,Sat
£450
 
 
Late Summer
2 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£180
for 3 nights
From
£60
From
£70
Fri,Sat
£320
 
 
Festive
23 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
From
£100
Sat,Sun
£430
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£150
for 3 nights
From
£50
From
£60
Fri,Sat
£300
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

LATE DEALS!!!

10% discount for WEEKLY bookings made within 14 days of stay!
15% discount for WEEKLY bookings made within 7 days of stay!


Discounts available for extended stays. Phone or email for details.

Weekend prices apply on Friday, Saturday & Sunday

24 / 25 / 31 Dec & 1 Jan £100 per night (unless booked as part of a week)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Burntisland in Scotland

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • town
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Sofa bed in the lounge converts to a double bed. Cot or single campbed available on request.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website:

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