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Pitcorthie Cottage

Near Elie, Fife

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Pitcorthie is set on a secluded estate that extends to around 50 acres, lying just inland from Elie (3 miles, with shops, pubs, restaurants and a sandy beach) in the charming 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
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • WiFi

At the end of a short drive and with a lovely open aspect to the front over a grassy quadrangle, the cottage has been converted with great sympathy and imagination from what was an old stable block. It now offers bright and airy holiday accommodation, combined with a real 'roses round the door' appearance.

Immediately on entering it is obvious that the cottage has a most pleasant welcoming atmosphere. The attractive living area is open plan with a cosy wood-burning stove at its heart, making it a great place for everyone to gather together, whether to cook, eat or just relax. There is also a generous dining area and a very well-equipped kitchen area and beautiful light oak floors throughout.

There can be no doubt which is the master bedroom! It is incredibly spacious with a king-size bed to stretch out on and a walnut davenport in the corner as a final elegant touch.

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

Parking is 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 but a visit to the beach at Elie (3 miles) is always a good starting point.

A wander along the beach is enjoyable whatever the weather from a bracing walk that blows the cobwebs away to a tranquil stroll in the sunshine. There are also watersports to try out if you fancy taking to the water.

From Elie's headland a path leads out past the pretty lighthouse and continues on to Lady Janet Anstruther’s Tower that was used as a changing room for the Lady’s sea bathing.

A major attraction of the area is the fact that St Andrews, with its three different beaches, historic university, ruined castle, cathedral and legendary golf courses, is only 10 miles away.

There are lots of other golf courses nearby as well as beautiful coastal walks and an adventure playground, miniature railway, boating and crazy golf at Craigtoun Country Park (10 miles). There are also a number of excellent restaurants in easy reach.

Inland, the likes of Kellie Castle with its wonderful gardens, Lorimer's Hill of Tarvit, Mary Queen of Scots' fairytale palace at Falkland and even Scotland's Secret Bunker near Anstruther, will all 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.

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 wood-burning stove, TV/DVD, electric cooker, fridge with ice box, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, etc
Double bedroom (king-size) and wash basin
Twin bedroom
Bathroom with bath and shower over, WC and wash basin.

What's included

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

Available Extras

Travel Cot (excluding linen)


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) and wood-burning stove (starter pack INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED. 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
23 Jul 2022 - 26 Aug 2022 £750.00
27 Aug 2022 - 16 Sep 2022 £595.00
17 Sep 2022 - 07 Oct 2022 £475.00
08 Oct 2022 - 28 Oct 2022 £595.00
29 Oct 2022 - 17 Dec 2022 £450.00
18 Dec 2022 - 27 Dec 2022 £695.00
28 Dec 2022 - 05 Jan 2023 £750.00
06 Jan 2023 - 03 Feb 2023 POA
04 Feb 2023 - 31 Mar 2023 POA
01 Apr 2023 - 21 Apr 2023 POA
22 Apr 2023 - 05 May 2023 POA
06 May 2023 - 26 May 2023 POA
27 May 2023 - 02 Jun 2023 POA
03 Jun 2023 - 23 Jun 2023 POA
24 Jun 2023 - 21 Jul 2023 POA
22 Jul 2023 - 25 Aug 2023 POA
26 Aug 2023 - 15 Sep 2023 POA
16 Sep 2023 - 06 Oct 2023 POA
07 Oct 2023 - 27 Oct 2023 POA
28 Oct 2023 - 17 Dec 2023 POA
18 Dec 2023 - 27 Dec 2023 POA
28 Dec 2023 - 05 Jan 2024 POA
06 Jan 2024 - 05 Jan 2025 POA
06 Jan 2025 - 05 Jan 2026 POA
06 Jan 2026 - 05 Jan 2027 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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Quirky comfortable and well equipped
Location excellent and the beautiful garden a real bonus


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