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The Old Cart House

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 5 reviews

The Old Cart House and Garden

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 34 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

The Old Cart House has been beautifully & sensitively renovated from the old farm steading. The thick stone walls and feature windows make this cottage warm and very comfortable. It is set amidst farmland & woodland and is a wonderful spot for bird/wildlife. You can walk/cycle straight from the doorstep.

Lovely kitchen/dining room and cosy sitting room with open log fire, oak flooring and comfy leather sofas.

There is a private fenced garden with spacious patio, wooden furniture and charcoal BBQ.

Wonderful on site facilities of an indoor heated swimming pool, indoor hot tub, large outdoor hot tub, games room and gym.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach St. Andrews 34 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Edinburgh 61 km, Nearest railway: Ladybank 12 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Shared indoor pool
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5
Other High chair
Outdoors Shared indoor pool, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

The Old Cart House is a lovely cosy cottage ideal for a relaxing holiday. It is beautifully decorated and very well equipped with many home from home touches. The sitting room is furnished with comfy leather sofas, oak flooring and an open log fire. The spacious main bedroom has a king size bed and ensuite bathroom.

Guests have full use of all on site leisure facilities (heated indoor swimming pool, hot tub, games room & gym. Open 9 am - 9 pm every day). Shared with 1 other holiday cottage on site (Horse Mill Cottage)

Further details outdoors

The private garden is mainly laid to lawn with a good sized patio seating area. There is a wooden table & chairs, sun parasol and charcoal BBQ for relaxing. The area is frequented by lots of bird/wildlife including woodpeckers, red squirrels, owls and wild deer. Very peaceful & scenic.

There is ample parking for 2 cars adjacent to the cottage.

Further details

Pets : 1 well behaved dog is welcome but should not be allowed upstairs or on furniture (extra charge).

For the comfort of guests this is a no smoking property.

Arrival Time is normally 4 pm onwards on day of arrival. Departure is by 10 am on day of departure.

The Fife region

Horse Mill Cottage and The Old Cart House are a wonderful base to explore Fife and the surrounding areas. There is so much to see and do for all the family. There are the gorgeous beaches at St. Andrews and Tentsmuir (30 mins), the quaint east neuk fishing villages to explore (45 mins), the famous Anstruther fish & chip shop, Firth of Forth boat trips to visit the birdlife, whisky distilleries, golf at St. Andrews (30 mins) & Gleneagles (45 mins) and the RSPB reserve at Loch Leven (20 mins). Falkland Palace (10 mins) and Scone Palace (25 mins)

The fair cities of Perth (25 mins) and Edinburgh (50 mins) are delightful for a day out.


The village of Auchtermuchty (5 mins) has local shops, a post office, a chemist, 2 local pubs, a fish & chip shop, doctor's surgery, 2 hairdressers, a petrol station & garage, a church and the famous Tannochbrae Tearoom. It has been home to The Proclaimers and Jimmy Shand.

A short drive away is the Birnie Loch Nature Reserve (10 mins), Scottish Deer Centre (15 mins), Fife Small Animal Park (10 mins), Abernethy Round Tower (15 mins) and Glentarkie 4 x 4 Centre (10 mins). The local Reediehill Deer Farm is within walking distance and sells delicious venison products in their farm shop.

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Review 1-5 of 5

30 Mar 2014


"Just amazing!"

I booked both the cottages for our family and granny and grandad and other gran after a tough last year for all. The 16year old and 2 year old absolutely lived in the pool, whilst the grans enjoyed th… More

10 Nov 2013


"Fantastic cottage, very cosy, well equiped and lovely pool"

We stayed here in October half term, 2 adults, 2 children and a baby.Fantastic cottage, had everything you could ever need and very cosy, Plenty space and very clean. Plenty to do in the area as well,… More

11 Feb 2013


"The perfect getaway"

We've stayed at this cottage a few times, and it never disappoints. The cottage itself is fantastic, with everything in it that we could possibly need. It's all clean and the owners really… More

22 Oct 2012


"Wonderful cottage, Just perfect!"

I'm a little late reviewing the cottage, but have just been reminiscing about what a great time we had and decided to pop up a review.Simply put, everything was perfect.My partner and I booked 3 … More

19 Jun 2012


"Fabulous cottage"

We had a wonderful stay at The Old Cart House. It is, without doubt, the best equipped cottage we have ever stayed in, the owners have thought of simply everything. We experienced 2 seasons in one w… More

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