Sea Glint, Pittenweem
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Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Sea Glint is a delightful self catering cottage near the sea front in the quiet fishing village of Pittenweem. The house is a Listed 18th Century cottage restored in 2006 to a high standard. Close to the harbour, Sea Glint benefits from a pleasant and sheltered courtyard. If you're looking for a restful coastal break in Fife, self catering at Sea Glint will provide a comfortable and relaxing environment moments from the sea. The cottage has recently won a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2014.
Accommodation is on three floors with living room, one double bedroom, two single bedrooms, kitchen dining room, bathroom and second WC. The top floor has been converted to a bright and spacious open plan lounge. From the kitchen door you can see the Bass Rock. The sheltered courtyard provides a quiet place to relax and enjoy the sounds of the sea and the gulls.
Sea Glint has great appeal and charm, is ideal for short breaks or longer stays throughout the year and is suitable for couples or a small family. Its interior has genuine character and comfort with tasteful furnishings in a traditional style.
As some of our guests have allergies, we regret we cannot accept dogs or permit smoking.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh 80 km, Nearest railway: Leuchars is the nearest railway station. Taxi or b 27 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, Wi-Fi available|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
About this location
The Fife region
The Kingdom of Fife has some of the most picturesque towns and villages on the East Coast. East Fife offers a great number of attractions and facilities for visitors of all ages. The East Neuk (including Pittenweem, St Monans, Anstruther and Crail) is steeped in history. Pittenweem is about15 minutes from St Andrews. The architecture of the East Neuk is quite distinctive. The attractive red pantiled roofs and crow-stepped gables of the Neuk are a legacy of historic trading with Belgium and the Netherlands.
The East Neuk has a long and colourful history of fishing. The Scottish Fisheries Museum in Anstruther provides a fascinating picture of this history for children (and adults). There are a number of National Trust and other castles and houses (e.g., Kellie Castle, Hill of Tarvit) open to the public during the summer season. The Fife Coastal Walk round the East Neuk is a delight with wonderful views of the sea. A few minutes' walk from Pittenweem on the Coastal Path lies the St Monans Windmill. The ferry trip over to the May Isle on the May Princess is a wonderful experience. A visit to the the Isle of May can be a quite magical experience. Catch the ferry from Anstruther.
For more information about the cottage please check our website www.fifeselfcatering.com
The East Neuk has numerous beautiful stretches of beach ranging from the golden sands of Elie to the rock pools of Crail. Elie has two blue flag beaches, one of which stretches along the coast towards Earlsferry. Elie also has a well equipped water-sports centre.
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18 Oct 2014
"Beautiful cottage by the sea."
Just back from a week in Sea Glint. We loved this cottage. It's like a little tardis with all it's little nooks and crannies. Was very cosy and comfortable and had everything we needed and m… More
8 Oct 2014
"Lovely quirky cottage"
Very comfortable and beautifully decorated cottage with everything we needed for our stay. A bonus was the lovely sheltered courtyard garden. Very close to the picturesque harbour area and a few minutes walk from all the local amenities. Ideally located for exploring the East Neuk and St Andrews. Great for walking, golfing, photography, golf or just relaxing. Plenty of good restaurants close by too.
1 Sep 2014
"Perfect cottage by the sea"
Sea Glint is a lovely, quirky cottage in a fantastic location. The cottage is very well equipped and strikes the perfect balance between being cosy and traditional and having all modern conveniences.T… More
28 Aug 2014
"Sea Glint Pittenweem"
Our stay was most enjoyable in this wonderful part of Fife.
The house has been refurbished to a very high standard with all modern amenities.
We would have no hesitation in recommending this property to anyone
interested in staying in the east Neuk of Fife. The location is ideal for
walks along the coastal trail and the scenery is for ever changing with
the boat traffic in the Firth.
Thanks for your email, Jimmy, explaining you accidentally hit 2 rather than 5 stars for key pickup/access to the property. We're very pleased you had no problems accessing the cottage. Again, thanks for your kind review and we're delighted the two of you had such a lovely time. Best wishes to you both.
12 Aug 2014
"Accommodation beyond expectations; lived up to all images!"
Cottage had all requirements & amenities catered for. Welcoming hospitality so thoughtful. Felt whole rental transaction was above & beyond what could be expected. The owner even sent some local info.… More
10 Apr 2014
"Excellent accommodation, lovely location"
Cottage is in excellent condition, very welcoming and homely. Very comfortable, cosy sitting room and lovely bedrooms. Lovely location right by the sea. Would recommend this cottage and we are already… More
23 Mar 2014
"Third time and counting"
This is our third time here and won't be our last as we enjoy it so much. We concentrated on walks on the coastal path this time walking to Crail one day and Elie the next getting back via the co… More
18 Mar 2014
"Beautiful cottage, feels like a home from home."
Fantastic stay at the cottage. Lovely setting, and everything we needed was there.We would definitely return for another stay!… More
3 Feb 2014
"Lovely, welcoming, cosy cottage by the sea."
My toddler son and I had a wonderful stay at Sea Glint. The cottage is so comfortable and really nicely furnished; modern but not bland. Everything you need for your stay is here and it's in a great location right at the harbour. Kids will love the quirky layout of the cottage and adults will enjoy chilling out here.
The weather was terrible when we stayed, but going out for wet and windy walks was somehow tolerable knowing we were coming back to the cottage!
8 Jan 2014
"Cosy and invigorating at the same time"
We're fortunate to have stayed in lots of self-catering cottages over the years, but we never return to the same place twice; probably because we always like to discover new places. Well, Sea Glint is an exception: we returned there for the 2nd time to welcome in 2014 ... and we certainly weren't disappointed. In the heart of winter when the days are so short and the windy nippy, like in the glory of long June evenings, Sea Glint was a delight. It's cosy, well appointed, and with a tasteful decor. We love it and we absolutely love Pittenweem. Go if you get the chance. If you like the sea in all weathers, invigoratingly windy as it was for us this time, or glittering in the sun, you'll enjoy this place!
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