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Sea Glint, Pittenweem

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Sea Glint

Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

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
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking

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.

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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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5 May 2015


"Quiet Cottage"

My Partner & I stayed here for 3 nights over the Bank Holiday whilst visiting family in Fife. The cottage is very comfortable, with home comforts. Ideal for our short break and would stay again if we … More

25 Feb 2015


"Quirky, cosy, well appointed cottage by the sea."

Very clean, cosy cottage with everything we needed. Lovely villages nearby and the Fisheries museum at Anstruther highly recommended. The kids enjoyed having a single room to themselves, and the cottage is filled with covatable furniture and ornaments. Kitchen well equipped.

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 more. Alan … 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. … 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 coastal… 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

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      Calendar last updated:27 Apr 2015

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