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Schoolhouse Cottage

Near Cupar, Fife

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In a peaceful rural situation right in the centre of the 'Kingdom' of Fife, yet just half an hour from St Andrews and 40 minutes from Edinburgh, Schoolhouse Cottage snuggles into the woodland behind it, while to the front and side there are broad vistas across the rich Fife farmland.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1
Changeover Day: Sat Pets Allowed: No
No smoking Bathrooms: 2
  • No Smoking
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove

Converted with great flair and imagination from an old stone outbuilding, it is a perfect base from which to explore the beaches, golf courses and historic attractions of this most lovely area of Scotland. Yet it is only when you step inside that you realise that Schoolhouse Cottage is somewhere very special indeed.

You are met with an immense, sunken sitting room, with wood block flooring and an open fire, furnished with couches and settees which just beg you to relax in them. Comfortable window seats running right round the large, double-glazed windows are a further attractive feature.

Two further steps take you down to the open plan dining area and then to the ingeniously concealed and well-equipped kitchen. A short staircase leads to the luxurious gallery bedroom with bathroom off. There is a further bathroom downstairs.

Outside, there is a sheltered and secluded patio garden (with furniture and barbecue), ideal for relaxing on warm summer evenings. You may share this at times with Phreddie and Ringo, two semi-tame pheasants, who regularly patrol the area.

Map & Local

The villages of Kingskettle (3 miles) and Ladybank (4 miles, with shops and pub) are easily accessible, while the bustling town of Cupar (8 miles, with all facilities), has many attractive shops, good restaurants and a rail link to Edinburgh.

Fernie Castle Hotel is about 5 miles along the main A914, while Mary Queen of Scots' beloved Falkland Palace is just 4 miles in the other direction.

The quaint and attractive fishing villages of the East Neuk of Fife are just over 20 miles away, while those with an interest in history or gardens will enjoy a visit to the National Trust properties at Hill of Tarvit (6 miles), Scotstarvit Tower (5 miles) or Kellie Castle (18 miles).

For visitors who wish to explore further afield, Schoolhouse Cottage is within 20 minutes drive of the main M90 motorway going north to Perth, so the central Highlands, Aberfoyle, the Trossachs and even the west coast are all accessible for a day's outing.

In addition to the 'home of golf' at St Andrews, there are golf courses just about everywhere, with uncrowded fairways and reasonable green fees, where visitors are most welcome. Fishing and riding are available locally and the area is also excellent for walking and cycling.

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/Dining room/Kitchen with TV/V, open fire, microwave, washer/drier, fridge/freezer, dishwasher etc.
Bathroom with bath, shower, WC and basin.


Double-bed room (gallery).
Bathroom with bath with shower over, WC and basin.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Sets of towels


Bed linen and towels are INCLUDED. The first £15 of electricity INCLUDED with any additional usage payable by meter reading at the end of your stay. Heating is by electric storage heaters and open fire (1 basket of logs INCLUDED). 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

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).

  • 2 Week Discount (£25)
  • Save 10% - February Half Term From 16/02/2019 to 22/02/2019
  • Save 10% - Valentine's Week From 09/02/2019 to 15/02/2019
  • Save 10% w/c 19 Jan 19 From 19/01/2019 to 24/01/2019
  • Save 10% w/c 26 Jan 19 From 26/01/2019 to 31/01/2019
  • Save 5% w/c 02 Feb 19 From 02/02/2019 to 08/02/2019
  • Easter Break 2019 From 06/04/2019 to 11/04/2019
  • Easter Break 2019 From 13/04/2019 to 19/04/2019
  • May Half Term 2019 From 25/05/2019 to 31/05/2019

Changeover Day: Sat

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 2
06 Jan 2019 - 08 Feb 2019 £295.00
09 Feb 2019 - 05 Apr 2019 £345.00
06 Apr 2019 - 26 Apr 2019 £425.00
27 Apr 2019 - 10 May 2019 £345.00
11 May 2019 - 24 May 2019 £425.00
25 May 2019 - 31 May 2019 £475.00
01 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019 £425.00
29 Jun 2019 - 30 Aug 2019 £475.00
31 Aug 2019 - 20 Sep 2019 £425.00
21 Sep 2019 - 11 Oct 2019 £345.00
12 Oct 2019 - 01 Nov 2019 £425.00
02 Nov 2019 - 19 Dec 2019 £295.00
20 Dec 2019 - 27 Dec 2019 £475.00
28 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020 £475.00
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.


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