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The Bluebells

St Monans, East Neuk of Fife

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St Monans, some 14 miles from St Andrews, is one of the most charming of the sleepy little fishing villages of the East Neuk of Fife and has long been a popular holiday destination.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: Yes (2)
No smoking Bathrooms: 1
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • WiFi

Here, in a quiet little street set high overlooking the harbour is The Bluebells, a delightful and lovingly restored semi-detached, traditional cottage, which has fine views over the huddled rooftops to the Firth of Forth and the coast of Lothian beyond. It has a sunny, south-facing and very secluded garden (with furniture) and decking area, ideal for lazy days and evening drinks.

The Bluebells offers excellent accommodation for up to six people. The comfortable sitting room has a living flame effect fire and the dining kitchen is very well equipped with dishwasher, washing machine and range cooker. The bathroom has both a bath and separate shower and upstairs are the three bedrooms, two doubles (one quite small) and a twin.

This is very much a traditional seaside cottage, the bright, attractive décor in hall, bedrooms and bathrooms serving as a constant reminder of the blue-skies and blue seas which we hope will be a feature of your time there. One of the double bedrooms upstairs provides particularly idyllic views of the real thing and it would be a joy to wake up there in the morning.

Map & Local

St Monans has shops and good eating places, including a very prestigious fish restaurant on the harbour, just a few minutes' walk from the cottage.

There are lots of coastal walks to enjoy and you can take boat trips from Anstruther (3m) to visit the seabird colonies on the Isle of May and spot the other marine wildlife in the area. Kellie Castle, with its magnificent gardens, is 5 miles inland and Falkland Palace and Scotland's Secret Bunker are other must-sees in the area.

Fife is the cradle of golf and every little village seems to have its own golf course, if you feel you are not quite up to tackling the Royal and Ancient at St Andrews - this lovely and historic town cannot fail to enchant you. The vast expanse of the West Sands there gives the possibility of an enjoyable day on the beach.

Road and rail links are excellent, making St Monans suitable too for exploring further afield. You can take the train from Kirkcaldy for a day in Edinburgh while the M90 can be reached in little over half an hour. From there you can head north to Perth and the Highlands or west to the Trossachs and Loch Lomond.

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.




Sitting room with TV/DVD, living flame gas fire and iPod dock.
Kitchen/dining room with gas/electric range cooker, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine, microwave, etc.
Bathroom with bath, separate shower, WC and wash basin.


Double bedroom.
Small double bedroom (4ft wide bed).
Twin bedroom.

What's included

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

Available Extras



Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by gas central heating (first £30 INCLUDED with any additional usage payable at the end of your stay). WiFi is INCLUDED (subject to a fair usage policy). A maximum of 2 dogs are welcome at an additional charge (1 large, 1 medium or 2 small). If you wish to bring any other pets please contact us and we will see what we can do. 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

Booked Available

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).

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 6
10 Oct 2020 - 30 Oct 2020 £545.00
31 Oct 2020 - 18 Dec 2020 £395.00
19 Dec 2020 - 27 Dec 2020 £625.00
28 Dec 2020 - 05 Jan 2021 £625.00
06 Jan 2021 - 05 Feb 2021 £395.00
06 Feb 2021 - 02 Apr 2021 £465.00
03 Apr 2021 - 23 Apr 2021 £545.00
24 Apr 2021 - 07 May 2021 £465.00
08 May 2021 - 21 May 2021 £545.00
22 May 2021 - 04 Jun 2021 £625.00
05 Jun 2021 - 25 Jun 2021 £545.00
26 Jun 2021 - 27 Aug 2021 POA
28 Aug 2021 - 17 Sep 2021 POA
18 Sep 2021 - 08 Oct 2021 POA
09 Oct 2021 - 29 Oct 2021 POA
30 Oct 2021 - 17 Dec 2021 POA
18 Dec 2021 - 27 Dec 2021 POA
28 Dec 2021 - 05 Jan 2022 POA
06 Jan 2022 - 05 Jan 2023 POA
06 Jan 2023 - 05 Jan 2024 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.


Refundable House Holder's deposit required