Seaside Cottage

Cellardyke, Fife

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The East Neuk of Fife, near St Andrews on Scotland's east coast, is well known for its picturesque fishing villages. In one of these, Cellardyke, is Seaside Cottage, which backs right on to the shore with spectacular views over the Firth of Forth and the Isle of May.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: No
No smoking Bathrooms: 2
  • No Smoking
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi

This delightful 18th century fisherman's cottage is full of character, beautifully refurbished and provides excellent, most comfortable family accommodation on three levels. On the lower ground floor is the cosy living room, with wood-burning stove and a door to the back garden through a modern kitchen which opens to a small decked area (with furniture).

On the ground floor is a double bedroom with French doors to a Juliet balcony, bathroom and further small sitting room, again with a door to a Juliet balcony. Both of these rooms have lovely sea views. On the top floor is a spacious twin bedroom, with en suite WC.

At the end of the stone flagged garden is an outbuilding, on the roof of which, right against the sea wall, is a large sheltered terrace (again with furniture), providing yet another opportunity to enjoy the fabulous views. There is free on-street parking on the street to the front of the house.

Map & Local

Cellardyke is a quiet little village with old narrow streets and a little beach. It adjoins the busier little town of Anstruther, which has all facilities (including some excellent restaurants and what is reputedly Scotland's premier fish and chip shop) within walking distance.

It also has a Fisheries Museum and St Andrews is only 10 miles away. From Cellardyke you can embark on enjoyable walks along the Fife Coastal Path, visit Kellie Castle, Scotland's Secret Bunker or the local cheese factory, all of which are nearby.

Then, of course, there are the many fine golf courses in the area, all of which welcome visitors, or you can take boat trips to view the Stevenson lighthouse and seabird colonies on the Isle of May.

Inland, Mary Queen of Scots’ fairytale palace at Falkland should be on the itinerary, while the Fife Deer Park near Cupar, or Craigtoun Country Park outside St Andrews (which offers an adventure playground, bouncy castle, crazy golf and even a miniature railway) are other attractions that will please the children.

A day out in Edinburgh, taking the train across the Forth Bridge from Cupar or Kirkcaldy, is another possibility.

Local Events and Attractions


Please note: while we make every effort to be as accurate as possible, the actual position of the cottage indicated on the map above and the proximity of the amenities in the Local Info section cannot be guaranteed to be precise and should be used as a guide only.



Ground Floor

Sitting room with French doors and Juliet balcony
Double bedroom
Bathroom with shower over, WC and basin
Washing machine in hall cupboard.

Lower Ground Floor

Sitting/dining room with wood-burning stove, TV/DVD and CD player/iPod dock
Kitchen with gas hob, integrated oven and microwave, fridge and french doors to garden and decked area.

First Floor

Twin bedroom with en suite WC and wash basin.


With large raised decking area above and gate to the side leading straight onto the beach.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Linen (Single Bed)
Sets of towels


Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. The first £20 of electricity INCLUDED with any additional usage payable by meter reading at the end of your stay. Heating is by gas central heating (first £20 INCLUDED with any additional usage payable by meter reading at the end of your stay) and wood-burning stove, PLEASE DO NOT USE COAL. WiFi is INCLUDED (subject to a fair usage policy). Sorry, pets are not accepted. No smoking.



The calendar below shows dates which are either available or booked for this property. Use the Book Now menu above to select your desired holiday dates.

Changeover Day: Sat

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Weekly Prices

The weekly guide prices for this property are shown below. Use the availability & book sidebar on the right to select your holiday or calculate short break rates (where available).

  • Valentine's Week From 10/02/2018 to 16/02/2018

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 4
07 Jan 2018 - 09 Feb 2018 £365.00
10 Feb 2018 - 23 Feb 2018 £450.00
24 Feb 2018 - 02 Mar 2018 £365.00
03 Mar 2018 - 30 Mar 2018 £450.00
31 Mar 2018 - 13 Apr 2018 £550.00
14 Apr 2018 - 04 May 2018 £450.00
05 May 2018 - 25 May 2018 £550.00
26 May 2018 - 01 Jun 2018 £650.00
02 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018 £550.00
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018 £650.00
01 Sep 2018 - 21 Sep 2018 £550.00
22 Sep 2018 - 05 Oct 2018 £450.00
06 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018 £550.00
27 Oct 2018 - 20 Dec 2018 £365.00
21 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018 £650.00
28 Dec 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 £650.00
06 Jan 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 POA
06 Jan 2020 - 05 Jan 2021 POA

Please note: Prices are calculated based on your party size at the time of booking. If your party size changes for any reason after booking please let us know so we can ensure the accommodation provided meets your exact requirements.


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The cottage is up for sale and looks a bit tired. The pottery is old fashioned and the kitchen a bit tatty. We were also...

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Excellent cottage - well equipped and fantastic location.


Wonderful cottage in first class location overlooking the sea, parking was interesting, park early to get the prime spot...

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Cottage suited us very well indeed. We had some friends over for an afternoon and their kids loved the rocks and the wav...

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Really fabulous cottage, beautiful, great location, very warm. The kitchen wasn't as well equipped as I would have liked...

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Thanks for the feedback. The owner appreciates you bringing these items to her attention and is glad you enjoyed your st...

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