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Pitcorthie Cottage

Near Elie, Fife

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Pitcorthie is a lovely secluded estate of some fifty acres, which lies just inland from Elie (3 miles, with shops, pubs and restaurants) in the picturesque East Neuk of Fife.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: Yes (1)
No smoking Bathrooms: 1
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • WiFi

At the end of a short drive and with a lovely open aspect to the front over a grassy quadrangle, Pitcorthie Cottage has been converted with great sympathy and imagination from the old stable block. The refurbishment has been carried out to a very high standard, with beautiful light oak floors throughout. It now offers bright and airy holiday accommodation, combined with a real 'roses round the door' appearance.

Immediately on entering the tiled hallway with its pine settle it is apparent that the cottage has a most pleasant atmosphere. The open plan living area makes it a very convivial house which everyone can enjoy together, whether cooking, eating or just relaxing. It is comfortably furnished in an interesting mix of styles, with both antique and modern pieces, but the overall result is both spacious and attractive. There is also a generous dining area and a very well-equipped kitchen area.

There can be no doubt which is the master bedroom! It is large enough to hold a respectable ceilidh, with a king-size bed and a walnut davenport in the corner as a final elegant touch.

The twin bedroom, though smaller, is charmingly decorated in a jaunty blue which makes one think irresistibly of the seaside, which, after all, is not so far away. The bathroom is conveniently sited between the two bedrooms.

There is parking right at the door and guests have the use of the lawned area in front of the cottage.

Map & Local

This area has so much to offer visitors that it is difficult to know where to begin.

A major attraction is the fact that St Andrews, with its lovely sands, historic university, ruined castle, cathedral and (perhaps most importantly) its legendary golf courses, is only 8 miles away. The quaint little fishing villages along the coast are another.

Inland, the likes of Kellie Castle with its lovely gardens, Lorimer's Hill of Tarvit, Mary Queen of Scots' fairytale palace at Falkland and even, though in a completely different way, Scotland's Secret Bunker near Anstruther, will prove irresistible to those interested in history. Those who wish to range further afield will find good road connections to Perth (36 miles) to the north, while a day trip to Edinburgh, either by car (42 miles) or by train from Markinch (11 miles) is perfectly feasible.

There are lots of other golf courses in the immediate area, beautiful coastal walks, an adventure playground, miniature railway, boating and crazy golf at Craigtoun Country Park (10 miles). In fact there are all the ingredients for a holiday which can be as active or as relaxing as you like. There are also a number of excellent restaurants in the area.

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.



Single Storey

Open plan sitting/dining room/kitchen with electric cooker, fridge-freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, TV/DVD, etc
Double bedroom (super king-size zip link bed) and wash basin
Twin bedroom
Bathroom with bath, shower, WC and wash basin.

What's included

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

Available Extras

Travel Cot


Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. Electricity is INCLUDED. Heating is by gas central heating (first £10 INCLUDED with any additional payable at the end of your stay). WiFi is INCLUDED (subject to a fair usage policy). A maximum of 1 dog is welcome at an additional charge (1 large, 1 medium or 1 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 4
27 Oct 2018 - 19 Dec 2018 £365.00
20 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018 £595.00
28 Dec 2018 - 05 Jan 2019 £595.00
06 Jan 2019 - 08 Feb 2019 £365.00
09 Feb 2019 - 05 Apr 2019 £395.00
06 Apr 2019 - 26 Apr 2019 £495.00
27 Apr 2019 - 10 May 2019 £395.00
11 May 2019 - 24 May 2019 £495.00
25 May 2019 - 31 May 2019 £595.00
01 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019 £495.00
29 Jun 2019 - 30 Aug 2019 £595.00
31 Aug 2019 - 20 Sep 2019 £495.00
21 Sep 2019 - 11 Oct 2019 £395.00
12 Oct 2019 - 01 Nov 2019 £495.00
02 Nov 2019 - 19 Dec 2019 £365.00
20 Dec 2019 - 27 Dec 2019 £595.00
28 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 £595.00
06 Jan 2020 - 05 Jan 2021 POA
06 Jan 2021 - 05 Jan 2022 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