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Seaview, Pittenweem – Home 304910 House

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Seaview, Pittenweem – Home 304910

Very Good 4/5 Very Good – based on 14 reviews

  • House
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

House / 2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info

  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

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

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 and free view TV. 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.

Location description from owner

The Scotland 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

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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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed, 1 Sofa Bed, 2 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 En suite

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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Payment
This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

David McDowell (Property Manager Fife Cottages)
Calendar updated:
24 Sep 2016
Years listed:
6
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English


This House has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 19 Mar 2013. Located in Fife, it has 14 reviews with an overall rating of 4. The average weekly rate varies from £325 to £740.

The Owner has a response rate of 95% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 24 Sep 2016.

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“Beautiful spot, views stunning, property needing a little attention.”

Reviewed 25 Apr 2016

We loved where this cottage was situated and loved returning here each day after some great walks to sit and look out over the sea. When we arrived the paint falling off the front door is not a great start. A hair brush and bottle top and fluff found under chair that we moved. No door on freezer section in fridge meant it was all iced up and nothing could be stored in it. Also the shower was a hit and miss whether it ran hot or not. Was well equips otherwise and like I say the view made up for these issues ...but..

“Great holiday house”

Reviewed 22 Aug 2015

We have stayed in this house over the past 4 years and will remain to go every year thereafter . The views up the Firth of Forth from the house and gardens are just superb fortunately an added bonus was the weather just fab . Getting up early for the sunrise is something you do not wish to miss , great for watching the walkers on the Fife Coastal Path and having a chat as they pasted by envious of us sitting in late afternoon with a little sneaky G/T .

“Scenery was fab!”

Reviewed 30 Aug 2014

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.

“Badly let down by many small things.”

Reviewed 26 Jul 2014

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

“A Really Enjoyable Stay”

Reviewed 5 Jun 2014

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.

“Relaxing Retreat”

Reviewed 11 Oct 2013

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.

“gorgeous sea view”

Reviewed 12 May 2013

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.

“Stunning views and Spotlessly Clean Cottage”

Reviewed 7 Apr 2013

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.

“verging on perfection”

Reviewed 7 Apr 2013

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.

“Cosy cottage, beautiful location”

Reviewed 7 Apr 2013

Very welcoming - Christmas cupcakes waiting for us! Cottage was very clean, warm and comfortable. Disappointed at lack of storage space - cupboards were full of spare household items, and the fridge freezer promised in the description was only a fridge with a tiny freezer compartment, meaning I wasted a lot of food. Not a criticism, but would have been helpful to know this in advance. I would go back!

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