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Creel House

Anstruther, Fife

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Tucked along a quiet back lane, Creel House enjoys an elevated position overlooking the picturesque harbour of the beautifully preserved historic fishing port of Anstruther, a conservation area in the East Neuk of Fife, 10 miles south of St Andrews, the famous home of golf.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 4/8 Bedrooms: 4
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: No
No smoking Bathrooms: 3
Licence No: F10075P
  • No Smoking
  • WiFi

With sublime sea views and only a minute walk to the seafront, Creel House is your ideal base for savouring the charm of this traditional Scottish fishing village and exploring the East Neuk of Fife.

The house is decorated in a neutral palette throughout, giving a calming yet contemporary feel to the large rooms, which are light and airy in summer, yet warm and cosy in the colder months thanks to the central heating.

The unconventional layout - with the reception rooms and kitchen on the first floor – offers the benefit of clear sea views across to the Isle of May, whether relaxing on the sumptuous sofas in the spacious living room or enjoying a meal in the dining area, which sits eight people comfortably.

From here the large kitchen is accessed through double doors which can be opened allowing an uninterrupted flow of the space, which means the cook can be part of the fun while preparing delicious meals in the fully-equipped kitchen, or close the door on the dishes when it’s time to relax.

All four bedrooms are generously sized. On the ground floor you’ll find two double rooms, which have a king-sized and double bed respectively, as well a bright and airy twin room and the conveniently located family bathroom. The master bedroom, with king-sized bed, is on the first floor close to the shower room with WC and wash basin.

The utility room includes a washing machine, tumble dryer and a hanging area so that after a busy day you can take care of your wet outdoor things knowing they will be ready for the following day’s adventure.

The garage at the rear of the property is available for storing bikes, golf clubs, and other bulky outdoor equipment.

Typically for a traditional fisherman’s house, the outside area is small, but being only a pebble’s throw from the harbour provides plenty of opportunity to relax outdoors by the sea. There is also a children’s play park nearby for the little ones to let off steam.

Whether you are visiting the area for golf, the local beaches or enjoying nature and the coastal paths, Creel House is a spacious, centrally located luxury accommodation fully equipped with all you need for a memorable stay.

Map & Local

Anstruther Is a bustling seaside village in the East Neuk of Fife. It has a variety of shops, cafes, and restaurants including the multi award-winning Anstruther Fish Bar.

Whether you want to relax by the picturesque harbour, play with a bucket and spade on the beach, or take a stroll along the seafront, everyone can enjoy the fresh sea air and seaside charm.

The beautifully preserved fishing port is part of a conservation area. Traditionally a fishing village, these days most of the boats are for pleasure, but if you want to learn more about the local history there is the Scottish Fisheries Museum.

In the summer months you can take a boat tour to the Isle of May to see the puffins, seals, and other coastal wildlife.

Creel House is a few minutes’ walk to the harbour, which means you have all you need right on your doorstep for a relaxing holiday. And it’s the perfect base for exploring the surrounding area.

The East Neuk of Fife has a variety of beautiful beaches suited for different activities: You can explore the interesting rock pools at Kings Barns, play cricket on the flat sands of Elie or fly a kite at the West Sands beach at St Andrews - made famous by the film ‘Chariots of Fire.’

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.




(4 steps up to front door)
Double bedroom (king-size) with en suite shower room with WC and wash basin
Double bedroom
Twin bedroom
Bathroom with bath and shower over, WC and wash basin.


Sitting/dining room with TV/DVD
Kitchen with electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, etc
Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
Double bedroom (king-size)
Shower room with WC and wash basin.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Linen (Single Bed)
Sets of towels (per person)
Travel Cot (excluding linen)


Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. The first £30 of electricity INCLUDED with any additional usage payable by meter reading at the end of your stay. Heating is by gas central heating (INCLUDED). WiFi is INCLUDED. Sorry, pets are not accepted. No smoking.

Please note: For Creel House, the tariff for 4 persons is based on two bedrooms only being made available.



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Changeover Day: Sat

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Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 4 Sleeps 8
25 May 2024 - 31 May 2024 £1,550.00 £1,550.00
01 Jun 2024 - 21 Jun 2024 £1,195.00 £1,195.00
22 Jun 2024 - 19 Jul 2024 £1,550.00 £1,550.00
20 Jul 2024 - 23 Aug 2024 £1,650.00 £1,650.00
24 Aug 2024 - 13 Sep 2024 £1,195.00 £1,195.00
14 Sep 2024 - 04 Oct 2024 £995.00 £1,095.00
05 Oct 2024 - 25 Oct 2024 £1,195.00 £1,195.00
26 Oct 2024 - 19 Dec 2024 £895.00 £995.00
20 Dec 2024 - 27 Dec 2024 £1,550.00 £1,550.00
28 Dec 2024 - 05 Jan 2025 £1,650.00 £1,650.00
06 Jan 2025 - 31 Jan 2025 £895.00 £995.00
01 Feb 2025 - 04 Apr 2025 £995.00 £1,095.00
05 Apr 2025 - 25 Apr 2025 £1,195.00 £1,195.00
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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.

For Creel House, the tariff for 4 persons is based on two bedrooms only being made available.


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Lovely well equipped house in a good location.

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A light, bright, spacious house in an ideal location! We loved our stay here and appreciated the well equipped kitchen, ...

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Very spacious, well equipped and great location


Attractive house, great location.

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