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The Owl House

Near St Andrews, Fife

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The Owl House is a charming wooden lodge nestled in a secluded woodland. This handcrafted retreat features a luxurious outdoor hot tub, blending rustic tranquility with modern comfort. Located just 3.5 miles from picturesque St. Andrews in Fife, it offers a peaceful rural escape with convenient access to the town's attractions.

Quick Info

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1
Changeover Day: Fri Pets Allowed: Yes (1)
No smoking Bathrooms: 1
Licence No: FI-00899-F
  • No Smoking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Open Fire/Solid Fuel Stove
  • Green Credentials
  • WiFi
Overview

Newly constructed with a focus on both comfort and style, this lodge features an open-plan design centered around a wood-burning stove, ensuring a warm and cozy atmosphere. The space seamlessly combines sleeping, cooking, and dining areas, all illuminated by sliding glass doors that lead to an outdoor deck with a hot tub.

In addition to a modern shower room with a spacious walk-in shower, the lodge boasts a freestanding, double-ended copper bathtub in the main living area, perfect for long, relaxing soaks.

The south-facing deck provides an ideal spot to admire the scenic surroundings, with a hot tub perfectly positioned to take in the expansive views of the surrounding fields — a perfect setting for an evening drink.

Outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate the walking opportunities right from the doorstep, including access to the Fife Pilgrim’s Way walking route that passes by the house.

Map & Local

Ceres (4.5 miles) has a few small shops and supermarket supplies can be picked up from one of the nearby supermarkets. For a very special meal out the Michelin-star Peat Inn Restaurant (3 miles) is only a short drive away.

It is also less than 10 minutes’ drive to St Andrews that is known for its university (the oldest in Scotland) and as the ‘home of golf’ due to its world-famous golf courses. The town has a choice of three attractive sandy beaches with the 2 mile stretch at West Sands being a particular draw.

One of the historic sights of St Andrews are the ruins of 13th century St Andrews Castle that sits in a dramatic clifftop setting. It is interesting to picture it in its former glory during a walk around the site and the grim Bottle Dungeon that prisoners were once lowered into is certainly worth seeing.

Spend an afternoon at Scotland’s Secret Bunker (11 miles) that sits 100 feet underground beneath a modest farmhouse and was kept secret for over 40 years! 24,000 square feet of accommodation was created in the 1950s to protect the government and key figures from the threat of nuclear attack. The exhibits are fascinating to explore and there is even has a resident bunker cat to look out for.

Over on the east coast the fishing village of Crail (14 miles) is a lovely place to stop for a look at the picturesque harbour or enjoy the typical seaside treat of fish and chips. Dotted further along the sunny coastline are the pretty coastal towns of Anstruther, Pittenweem and St Monans that are all worth visiting.

Local Events and Attractions

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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.

Facilities

Accommodation

Single Storey

Open plan sitting/dining room/kitchen/bedroom with super king-size double bed, copper bath, wood-burning stove, TV/Netflix, electric oven and induction hob, dishwasher, microwave, fridge, freezer, air conditioning, etc
Room with shower, WC and wash basin
External utility cupboard with washer/dryer

Outdoor hot tub.

What's included

Linen (Double Bed)
Free
Sets of towels (per person)
Free
WiFi
Free

Available Extras

Pet
£25.00

Services

Bed linen and towels INCLUDED. The first £45 of electricity is INCLUDED (electric car charging may result in exceeding this allowance). Heating is by air source heat pump and wood-burning stove (starter pack INCLUDED with further logs available at a cost of £10 per bag). WiFi is INCLUDED. A maximum of 1 dog is welcome (1 small). No smoking.

Availability

Availability

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: Fri

Booked Available
2024
Price

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: Fri

Rental - Date Range Sleeps 2
21 Jun 2024 - 18 Jul 2024 £1,195.00
19 Jul 2024 - 22 Aug 2024 £1,295.00
23 Aug 2024 - 12 Sep 2024 £995.00
13 Sep 2024 - 03 Oct 2024 £895.00
04 Oct 2024 - 24 Oct 2024 £995.00
25 Oct 2024 - 19 Dec 2024 £795.00
20 Dec 2024 - 27 Dec 2024 £1,195.00
28 Dec 2024 - 05 Jan 2025 £1,295.00
06 Jan 2025 - 30 Jan 2025 £795.00
31 Jan 2025 - 03 Apr 2025 £895.00
04 Apr 2025 - 24 Apr 2025 £995.00
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06 Jan 2028 - 05 Jan 2029 POA

Please note: Prices are calculated based on your party size at the time of booking and where more than one tariff is shown, the number of bedrooms made available may vary. This allows us to offer larger properties at lower rates for smaller parties. 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.

Reviews

Reviews
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12-Jul-2024

The Owl House was absolutely gorgeous.
Everything we were looking for- quiet, secluded and had everything we neede...

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10-Jul-2024

The owl house is a lovely lodge with fantastic views. Well positioned for exploring the local area or a quiet break.

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02-Jul-2024

Met Hugh on arrival who was welcoming, interesting and informative. We used the recommendations in the book for where to...

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30-May-2024

The Owl House boasts high-quality facilities maintained to an exceptional standard throughout the property. The amenitie...

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11-Apr-2024

We had a wonderful break.

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