The Yards Cottage
About the home
Charming end terraced steading conversion within the beautiful conservation village of Kingsbarns & just 6 miles from St.Andrews.Ten minutes walk to the beach The house provides a high standard of accommodation with plenty of space to unwind and relax.
There is easy access to the coastal path, golf courses and the beach. (Kingsbarns Links is a course that should be high on your list of must play golf courses in Fife).
Ideal for families or golfers alike. Private parking is provided. There is an enclosed child friendly garden with summerhouse at the back of the house with a patio area .
The house is fully equipped to make your stay as comfortable as possible.
New Property to the lettings market.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider:||Corporate lets|
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|General:||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||3 Bedrooms, 1 family bathroom|
|Furniture:||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seating for 6, Lounge seating for 6|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
Further details indoors:
The property is furnished to a high standard to make your stay as comfortable as possible the rooms being very spacious with plenty of built in cupboard space.
The kitchen is fully equipped with a dishwasher and a washer/tumbledrier.
As well as a family bathroom upstairs with recently installed power shower there is also a downstairs cloakroom with toliet and wash hand basin.
Further details outdoors:
Charming converted steading situated in a private courtyard with allocated parking .
There is a Summer house (providing storage for bikes,buggies) and also a Patio area in secluded garden at the back of the house which is child friendly and perfect for relaxing in.
Please leave the property as you found it (clean and tidy).
Respect the property and the neighbours.
25% of rental fee due six weeks before your stay to secure booking.
Refundable breakages deposit of £150 required on arrival to be refunded within 2 weeks of departure(subject to satisfactory property inspection).
The Fife region
The Kingdom of Fife has always been at the heart of Scottish history , a relaxing atmosphere prevails throughout the area from the delightful fishing villages of the East Neuk to St Andrews , the golfing centre of the world.
The area is approximately 1 hour from our Capital City of Edinburgh and 2 hours from Glasgow.
St.Andrews is one of Scotlands most popular holiday destinations.
The St Andrews area
Kingsbarns is a small peaceful village conveniently located just 6 miles from St.Andrews.
The beach at Kingsbarns is wonderful and about 10 minutes walk from the cottage.
It provides easy access to the Fife Coastal Walk.
St.Andrews itself is steeped in history.Enjoy exploring the famous Castle and Cathedral.
Take pleasure in exploring the surprises and delights you will find!
St Andrews is renowned as the home of golf with a number of fine courses including the famed Old Course(see if you can spot any famous golfers). You really are in a golfers paradise with numerous courses to choose from.
St.Andrews has a wide variety of specialist shops.Ranging from delightful coffee shops to being able to experience a wonderful variety of restaurants.
There are numerous activities and events which take place in St.Andrews I have listed some of them below
• The Byre Theatre, open all year and includes a cafe and bar.
• The New Picture House Cinema, screens all new releases.
• The British Golf Museum includes a unique insight into the game of golf at the world's most famous course.
• The Botanical Gardens providing a tranquil and relaxing experience.
• The Sea Life Centre is great for younger children and adults alike.
• Swim at the East Sands Leisure Centre.
• Play tennis or putting in Kinburn Park.
• For a more challenging putting experience visit the "Himalayas", near the Old Course.
• The Cathedral, constructed in the 12th and 13th century, provides an impression of the scale of what was once the largest Cathedral in Scotland.
• St Rule's tower, in the grounds of the Cathedral, provides a panoramic view of St Andrews and the surrounding coastline, provided you climb to the top.
• St Andrews Castle is where you can discover the underground mine and the bottle dungeon.
• St Andrews coastlines include the famous East and more well known West Sands beaches (which has a seaside award).
• On the outskirts of the town, there are several places of interest to visit:
• The Secret Bunker, a disused nuclear shelter, which has been transformed into a museum.
• Cambo Gardens, which is Fife's most enchanting Victorian walled garden. (10 minute walk from The Yards Cottage).
Local Events 2010
• Great golfing all year round.
• Highland Games, always the last Sunday in July each year.
• The Lammas Market, held at the begining of August each year, if you love all the fun of the fair, don't miss this.
• The Dunhill Links Championship takes place in St Andrews and Kingsbarns Links courses during October.
Restaurants and Eating Out.
• The Dolls House, found in Church Square, is a firm favourite with visitors and locals, offering excellent value for money.
• The Jahangir Restaurant, in South Street, if you fancy something a little spicier.
• The Vine Leaf, specialises in sea food and Scottish beef.
• Jannetta's Ice Cream Parlour, found at the top of South Street provides an amazing 52 flavours of Ice Cream.
• Also recommended is the Anstruther Fish Bar, winner of Scotlands best fish and chip shop, well worth travelling to visit.
There is an information folder in the cottage providing more detailed information on the above and details of other places of interest.
How to get there
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Directions By Car
Kingsbarns Conservation Village.The village is situated 6 miles South along the coast from St.Andrews and 4 miles North from Crail on the A917.The converted steading at 4 Kildinny Yards is situated just off the A917. As you enter Kingsbarns from St.Andrews take the second left onto a road called Smiddy Burn.Turn left through a private courtyard into Kildinny Yards.
Directions frrom Airport
From Edinburgh Airport,cross the Forth Bridge to Kirkcaldy then proceed east on the A917 to Kingsbarns.
Take the turning on the right past the Barns Hotel into a road called Smiddy Burn.Turn left through a private courtyard into Kildinny Yards.(The journey should take around an hour).
Glasgow Airport is around 2 hours drive on the M8 then follow the same directions after crossing the Forth Bridge.
Activities near St Andrews
Tennis in town
Golf less than 15 mins walk
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
03 Nov 2012
We spent the October school week at the Yards cottage in Kingsbarns - myself, my wife and our two kids, 4 and 6. The cottage was only 10 mins walk from the wonderful beach, but wrap up warmly if you're there in autumn or winter. The cottage has everything you'll need and is cosy after a windy day at the beach - especially in October!
The drive into St Andrews was only 10 minutes too, with easy parking for all the amenities and plenty of restaurants to keep you well fed during your stay. Our favourite was the Glass House - wonderful food and excellent value for money.
27 Sep 2011
We stayed at The Yards Cottage, Kingsbarns in August 2011. Booking was very straight forward and the owners were very quick to respond to any questions we had. The key retrieval, arrival and parking were very simple and the local pub (although we didn't visit) looks lovely and there is a small shop in the village for any essentials. The cottage is absolutely beautiful, so well looked after and the visitors book reflects the great time all visitors have had their. The website showed a true picture of what the cottage is like and the bedrooms were fresh and very comfortable. I would recommend this cottage to anyone and especially my colleagues who visit or have family visiting RAF Leuchars. St Andrews is lovely and there is a lovely beach just 5 minutes drive away. This beautiful cottage comes highly recommended.
09 Aug 2011
We have just returned from our stay at this lovely cottage. It really is home from home from the minute you arrive. Everything you could possibly need is there including towels, washing up liquid, soap all you have to do is turn up! We were lucky with the weather and walked along Kingsbarns beach and golf club which is only a 10 minute walk, for quite a few mornings, what fantastic scenery! We enjoyed a couple of evenings in the courtyard at the back of the cottage in the sun with a glass of wine. If you are visiting St Andrews or the surrounding area I would definitely recommend this cottage. It was an easy 10 minute drive into St Andrews and all the golf courses which are stunning.
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|Prices for group size 6|
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|June 2013||1 Jun 13||1 Jul 13||£ 550||-||-||1 Week|
|July 2013||1 Jul 13||1 Aug 13||£ 625||-||-||1 Week|
|August 2013||1 Aug 13||1 Sep 13||£ 625||-||-||1 Week|
|September 2013||1 Sep 13||1 Oct 13||£ 500||-||-||1 Week|
|October 2013||1 Oct 13||1 Nov 13||£ 475||£ 100||£ 100||3 Nights|
|November 2013||1 Nov 13||1 Dec 13||£ 425||£ 100||£ 100||3 Nights|
|December 2013||1 Dec 13||1 Jan 14||£ 425||£ 100||£ 100||3 Nights|
|January 2014||1 Jan 14||1 Feb 14||£ 450||£ 110||£ 110||3 Nights|
|February 2014||1 Feb 14||1 Mar 14||£ 450||£ 110||£ 110||3 Nights|
|March 2014||1 Mar 14||1 Apr 14||£ 475||£ 110||£ 110||3 Nights|
|April 2014||1 Apr 14||1 May 14||£ 500||-||-||1 Week|
|May 2014||1 May 14||1 Jun 14||£ 500||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
25% deposit required to secure booking with balance payable 6 weeks before start of holiday
Rental rates include gas and electricity and please note that all linen and towels are provided with no hidden extras.
Refundable £150 security deposit required with final balance payment.
Payments accepted by cheque, paypal (paypal subject to 3% fee) or bank transfer in GBP
56+ days Full booking deposit
29-56 days 50 per cent of total cost
15-28 days 25 per cent of total cost
1-14 days 10 per cent of total cost
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