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Hawthorns Cottage


Excellent 5/5 Score from 9 reviews


House | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 14 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

This self catering one bedroom cottage is situated in the picturesque village of Ceres, in North East Fife. Situated only 2 miles from Cupar and 7 miles from St Andrews, the historic centre of golf, boasting the oldest course in the world. It is also only 40 miles from Edinburgh.

The cottage is a home from home with all mod cons and access to a relaxing garden complete with barbeque area and pizza oven, perfect for a quiet night in after a day exploring the pretty coastline of the east Neuk of Fife.

Hawthorns cottage is situated to the rear of the main house.

There is a large garden with goats, a fish pond, barbeque, trampoline and pizza oven!

The cottage has an open plan living area with a fully fitted kitchen complete with microwave, oven, hob, washing machine and drier, fridge and freezer. There is a spacious double bedroom with additional sleeping for two on the sofa bed and one on the futon, within the living area.

Instant hot water for shower or a bath.

All linen is provided.

There is a T.V., DVD player and WIFI within the living area.

We also have a travel cot and high chair- please inform us if you require either of these.

Babysitting service available please ask for more details, we have 3 experienced babysitters.

For the best prices come to us direct.

NO SMOKING at all at this property and NO SMOKING in the garden. This is due items within the property being damaged.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach West Sands, St Andrews 13.6 km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 800 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Edinburgh Airport 64 km, Nearest railway: Cupar 3.2 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared garden, BBQ, Trampoline
Access Parking

The Fife region

Situated in the picturesque village of Ceres, in North East Fife. Situated only 7 miles from St Andrews, the historic centre of golf, boasting the oldest course in the world. It is also only 40 miles from Edinburgh.

Ceres is a well equipped village with two local pubs, a local grocery shop, butchers, art and antique galleries, the beautiful church on the hill, Fife Folk Museam, and the historical village Green. Ceres is Famous for its input at the Battle of Bannock Burn, all the Archers were from Ceres and trained on the local Green. Robert the Bruce donated the green to the village and to celebrate. Ceres hosts the oldest free Highland Games in Scotland. These have been held every year since 1314 . Come and join the fun on the last Saturday in June.


There are plenty of places to walk and cycle nearby, such as Craighall Den in Ceres and the Hill of Tarvit, which boasts picturesque views of the surrounding area.

If golf is your thing you are in the right place- The Old Course in St Andrews is a must see. There are also plenty of other golf courses near by.

The beach is never to far and can make a great day out.

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Review 1-9 of 9

29 Sep 2014


"Cosy Little Hide Away"

We stayed here for the Ryder Cup weekend, we arrived very late, the owner still popped out to show us around, and explain heating controls etc. The cottage is in a lovely town, off a very quiet road, … More

6 Aug 2014



Stayed at Hawthorns for two nights in may, felt very welcome by all the staff. The accommodation itself was lovely,cosy,clean and very homely. Enjoyed two great nights sleep, felt very relaxed and not… More

Thank you very much for booking with us and taking the time to review us. We hope you will book with us again.

4 Aug 2014


"Fabulous Accomodations"

Hawthorns Cottage had everything we needed to feel at home! The owners were attentive to our needs and very gracious to us. The place itself was warm and inviting as well as very comfortable. My famil… More

Thank you very much for choosing to stay at Hawthorns Cottage and taking the time to review us. We hope you had a safe onward journey.
We hope to welcome you again.

1 Aug 2014


"An adorable cottage that was the perfect base for sight seeing in and around Fife."

Often when you see images of a holiday let you are let down when you arrive, this was not the case. Hawthorn cottage was just as idilic in reality, from the fruit growing in the garden, the friendly p… More

Thank you very much for booking with us and taking the time to write a review. We hope that you will come and stay again.

15 Jul 2014


"A cozy and calm place to stay, only one hour away from Edimbourg Airport"

What could you find negative to say about such a sweet place ? That you only had 2 nights to stay... that's all.Ceres is only one hour's drive from Edimbourg Airport. Perfect for those wanti… More

Thank you very much for booking your break with us, we hope to welcome you again in the future. It was also very kind of you to review us. we are glad you enjoyed the fruit garden.

4 May 2014


"Great accommodation with the most welcoming hosts."

We were in the ares for a family wedding and needed some space for an active one year old. Lovely accommodation with lots of personal touches, amazing garden just wish we could have stayed longer to e… More

Thank you very much for your review and for booking with us.
We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the near future.
Thank you.

15 Apr 2014


"Rural retreat"

Stayed for 4 nights with my sister. We had a packed schedule visiting family and friends and this was the perfect base and retreat. Peaceful, quiet, and very comfortable, having tea, coffee and a bott… More

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We are glad you enjoyed your time at Hawthorns cottage, it was a joy having you to stay. Please visit us again, and we will get the pizza oven on for you. Safe travels.

21 Oct 2013


"Delightful holiday base"

A tranquil location, yet within easy reach of every corner of Fife. Well-maintained and attractive property, exceptionally spacious for the two of us.… More

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We hope to see you again.

26 Aug 2013


"Great place to stay."

Great place to stay. Nice accomodation and friendly welcome. Great location for days away. Accomodation was very clean and the kitchen was well equiped.

Thank you very much for staying with us and we hope to see you again.
And thank you for taking the time to write a review.

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