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Very Good 4/5 Score from 11 reviews

Seaview, Pittenweem

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Very Good 4/5 Score from 11 reviews

Views of the sea, the seascape is mesmerising and you may glimpse a dolphin

House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Seaview is a lovely 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom house with gardens to front and rear, and stunning sea views. The back garden leads on to the Fife Coastal Path and is ideal for those who enjoy coastal walks. If you turn left out of the gate, the walk takes you past the 9 hole Anstruther golf course and in to the lovely fishing town of Anstruther. Turn right and the path leads to the harbour in Pittenweem. The property has 2 double bedrooms, one ensuite and a main bathroom. There is gas central heating and double glazing. A bright yet cosy cottage situated in the pretty Fife fishing village of Pittenweem. In summer, sit outside on the decking or in the garden; in winter sit inside and enjoy the mesmerising seascape (where you may be lucky enough to glimpse a passing dolphin) .

Parking: On road, unrestricted

The front door leads in to a hallway with ample storage for golf clubs, cases etc.

Living Room/Dining Room/Kitchen: The open plan sitting/ dining area/ kitchen is furnished to a high standard with comfortable sofas, freeview TV, DVD player. There are CDs and DVDs provided for your convenience. The sofabed is located in the sunroom / dining room area. The large patio doors give access out to the garden and decked area with seating for 4 and the fabulous coastal views are stunning. The dining table will seat 4/ 6 people. Located off the sitting/ dining room the kitchen is fitted with all modern appliances including fridge/ small compartment freezer, washing machine/ drier, microwave, electric cooker and has cutlery and crockery for up to 6 people.

Bathroom: Family bathroom with bath, shower over and WC. There is a further ensuite shower room off the twin bedroom on the first floor.

Double Bedroom: Located on the ground floor at the front of the property this is a lovely double bedroom with a window, view to the front . It is furnished with a double bed and two bedside tables. The double fitted wardrobes provide more than ample space for all your luggage.

First Floor

Twin Bedroom: There is a twin bedroom with ensuite shower room and WC. Fabulous coastal views. It is furnished with twin beds and two bedside tables. The wardrobe / dressing room space provide more than ample space for all your belongings.

Outside:The fenced garden has a decking area, with a grassed area beyond with a gate out to the coastal walk and then the rocks down to the shore.

Additional information

GCH, free WiFi, well behaved pets are welcome by arrangement.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, 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 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden
Access Parking

About this location

The Fife region

Tucked into a corner of the east coast of Scotland between St Andrews and Edinburgh, the East Neuk of Fife is one of Scotland's most beautiful regions. It has a character all its own, attracting artists by the thousands to its unique combination of history, sea, farmland and beaches, its picturesque fishing villages with their Dutch-style houses and its world famous golf courses. There is so much to do here for the whole family, from kayaking to horseriding, and yet there is great peace here too. In the summer, flowers line the hedgerows and the fields are rich with crops while fishing boats bob in the sea. It's a perfect place to relax, to eat well, and to recharge the batteries. Eight coastal villages comprise the East Neuk - each with its own special character.


Pittenweem - its name is Gaelic for place of the cave - is a working fishing port, its busy harbour being the main landing point for the daily catch. It is a small village of some 1500 inhabitants, with a history not just of fishing and trading but of art too. In August over 100 artists exhibit at the annual Pittenweem Arts Festival and over 30 artists make their permanent home here. The village is blissfully situated, white houses with red pantiled roofs tumbling down to harbour and spreading up and beyond to the fields above. It is situated between Anstruther with its bustling harbour, the Fisheries Museum, supermarkets, various shops and renowned restaurants and the quieter village of St Monans, home to an excellent fish restaurant.

Pittenweem is a very well stocked village with a butchers, bakers, chemists, hairdresser, fish and chips shop (many think it's the best on the coast), a few pubs, the wonderful Cocoa Tree chocolate and teashop, the Heron bistro on the High Street, and the new Pittenweem Inn on the outskirts. This is a haven for art lovers, for foodies, and for those who simply want to enjoy the unique atmosphere of an historic village - you can still visit the cave that once housed a hermit and gave the village its name. This area is particularly attractive to golfers of course - there are some wonderful courses within half an hour: Anstruther (1 miles away, its club house provides an excellent lunch), Balcomie Links at Crail, Elie, Balbirnie Park, Kingsbarns, Scotscraid, Charleton, Lundin Links, Carmoustie (where the 2007 Open took place. And of course there is St Andrews, just 15 minutes away and its historic courses.

Property is in Pittenweem

St Andrews - 9 miles

Edinburgh airport - 46 miles

Leuchars station - 30 minutes

Pub - 5 minutes walk

Restaurant - 5 minutes walk

Shops - baker, butcher, general store, chemist - 5 minutes walk

Golf - championship and links courses within 10 minutes

Fife Coastal Path

Pittenweem Arts Festival

Anstruther Fisheries Museum

Water sports

Horse riding

Boat trips

Art galleries

Beautiful beaches

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16 Oct 2014



Our first visit to Seaview but hopefully not the last. Super cottage in the best position. What a lovely surprise when we came in and saw the view....just fabulous .....the sea. We were lucky too to h… More

8 Sep 2014


"Direkt am Meer und "mittendrin""

wir haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt und selbst Regentage konnten wir in dem gemütlichen Haus gut überstehen. Ausflüge waren kein Problem, sehr gute Anbindung an das Strassennetz Bus und Bahn.Ganz klei… More

Wir freuen uns zu hören, dass Sie hatten einen schönen Urlaub und dass Sie das Haus genossen . Wir haben Ihre Kommentare merkt
in Bezug auf die Leselampe und werden dies zu korrigieren . Wir hoffen, dass wir Sie in naher Zukunft wieder begrüßen zu dürfen.
Fife Cottages

30 Aug 2014


"Scenery was fab!"

The property was very good , it needed cupboard space for food, we had to rearrange pots and pans to make room!
The bins needed to be sorted too as we were a little confused with arrangements.
The views from the patio were stunning, the house was clean and comfortable.
We were impressed with the area especially because it was art festival week and thoroughly enjoyed looking at all the different paintings etc. we really liked the fact that we could walk along the coast right from the house.
We can't think of anything we didn't like.

26 Jul 2014


"Badly let down by many small things."

Attractive location by cliff top path and a lovely view from the sun room. However property is let down by lots of little things that should be attended to. The freezer compartment door hinge is broken ,the fridge shelf for the milk is broken, rugs are permanently curled up at the corners which makes a significant trip hazard, some rails on spiral staircase are detached at bottom, underside of toilet seat was rotted and toilet china ware was stained, pillows stained, underneath bed very dusty/ dirty, outside furniture in bad state of repair, rubbish bin was full on arrival and generally damp.

Dear Guest,

Thank you for your comments. We are sorry to hear that you were so disappointed with your stay at Seaview. We have noted the points you made and rectified them accordingly. We can only apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Kind regards,
Fife Cottages

5 Jun 2014


"A Really Enjoyable Stay"

A very nice house to enjoy your holiday in Pittenweem. When we first arrived, from the outside we thought we would be disappointed due to the style of the building,[looked like a sheltered style house], but on entering we were very pleasantly surprised at the amount of work and effort that has gone into the house, making it a very beautiful house to stay in. The views from the sun room over the forth were stunning on if you are lucky with the weather sitting outside on the decking having breakfast/lunch was very enjoyable. The house is situated a short walk from local shops for morning paper and rolls. The house also a great base to visit local towns and St Andrews. The house is also dog friendly which is great. This was our second visit to the property and I do believe it will not be our last.

11 Oct 2013


"Relaxing Retreat"

We traveled with our parents to Scotland and used Seaview Cottage as a base to explore. It was great. Clean and had all the amenities we needed to cook meals, enjoy a glass of wine and relax each evening. Seeing the sun come up every morning over the Firth of Forth was enchanting. Listening to the waves crash on shore as you go to sleep - incredible.
I would highly recomend this place.

8 Jun 2013


"Fantastic view, the cottage is very comfortable enjoyed our stay"

I have just returned from a most enjoyable holiday, the cottage is in an ideal location and the views are second to none.The cottage is very comfortable and clean and has all the mod cons that you wou… More

12 May 2013


"gorgeous sea view"

this is a beautiful location but the downstairs of the cottage is very grubby has been quality when new but badly needs a face lift and a deep clean it would have been lovely to stay in when everything was new certainly not a pleasure to return to or chill out in
will not rent from fife cottages again

Thank you for your review - you will be pleased to hear that the cottage has now had a full facelift and been completely redecorated to welcome our customers in 2014.

8 Apr 2013


"Stunning views and Spotlessly Clean Cottage"

I stayed in October 2012 with my husband, daughter and mum and dad and we had a great time. The view from the dining area/livingroom is just simply stunning, it was a delight to wake up to especially when the sun was shining over the water. The costal walk is beautiful and there are lots of great places to visit nearby. The cottage itself was very modern, bright and clean, highly recommended. I would say the one thing that could have been better would be a new sofa bed in the dining area, it really wasn't suitable for us to use and luckily we had taken along a blow up bed which was perfect.

7 Apr 2013


"verging on perfection"

The property was just what we wanted. We could not ask for anything better. We were very lucky and had perfect weather, blue sky all week. The view from the garden at back of property excellent. Short walk along the coastal path was the lovely fishing village of Anstruther with fish and chips par excellence. We did not do too much travelling around as the weather was so good. We sat outside most afternoons and chatted to people walking the coastal path.Everyone was so friendly.

Review 1-10 of 11

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    • 5 Years listed

    Calendar last updated:01 Mar 2015

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