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Spacious Cottage With Garden, Beautiful Views, Near Beach

Bedrooms 4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Cottage in Kilconquhar, near Elie, Fife, Scotland - Idyllic country location on edge of village, 1 mile to Elie and 10 mins St Andrews

Inisheer is a 4 bedroomed cottage in the village of Kiconquhar- an idyllic , "best kept village" setting in the heart of the East Neuk of Fife. 1 mile to Elie and its award-winning sandy beaches and 10 min to St Andrews- home of golf. A sunny south facing property with garden for the summer months with outside dining and a cosy haven with log burning stove for winter. 2 double bedrooms with king size beds (one on ground floor), one twin/triple bedroom and a single room- full occupancy of 8. Cot available. Dining table to seat 8. Wi-fi access, iPod docking station, stereo, TV and DVD player. High quality furnishings and linens. Garden with separate play area, climbing frame and swings. Well behaved dogs welcome too. The East Neuk has countless golf courses to suit all levels- one a mile away. Excellent restaurants, cafes, sporting activities and galleries and historic places of interest. Coastal walks and beautiful scenery are all around.

lynn gray
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
22 May, 2018

About lynn gray

My family and I love Fife, particularly the East Neuk with it's quaint seaside villages. With 2 young children there is plenty to keep them entertained and to make sure that we all get the best of the great outdoors.

I am a designer so doing up the cottage was a passion for me and means that we enjoy the indoors just as much. Putting on the log-burning stove on a chilly night makes Inisheer a cosy refuge ideal for entertaining.

lynn gray purchased this cottage in 2008

Why lynn gray chose Leven

Inisheer is just a mile from Elie's award-winning beach and has a lovely garden with glorious views over the surrounding countryside. This all made us fall in love with the house and the area.

It is perfectly placed for cliff-top walks, days on the beach, golf is all around and it's only 13 minutes drive from St Andrews for any essential retail therapy/cinema/theatre etc. There are great restaurants nearby from famous fish and chips to top rated gourmet restaurants. A free mini-bus servoce runs to the 2 best pubs and restaurants in nearby Elie.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage is laid out and equipped with everything I would wish at home including powerful walk-in shower, high quality beds, original artwork plus beautiful furniture and lighting from my own retail stores.

Cooking is important to me so an extra large fridge and freezer are in situ as well as a full range of cooking equipment and of course the obligatory dishwasher! The kitchen is of a high quality hand-painted design with granite work-surfaces.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Leven in Fife

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Large bathroom with walk-in shower, bath and WC
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 3 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 King size French bed, handmade mattress-views over village and countryside Bedroom 2 with King size bed (ground floor), "memory" mattress-village views Bedroom 3 with twin/triple beds-countryside views Bedroom 4 with single bed-garden view
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Tennis ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Large back and front garden. Table, chairs and BBQ provided. Garden has a separate play area with climbing frame and swings for the little ones. Outside: Lovely front and back garden with plants, lawns and fruit trees. Sun all day in summer. BBQ and wooden dining table and chairs provided. Garden also has a separate play area with climbing frame and swings for the little ones and plenty of safe space to run around. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All high quality towels and bed linens are provided. Cleaning service available during your stay if requested.


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Spacious Cottage With Garden, Beautiful Views, Near Beach
average rating of 4.25 based on 4 reviews

Fab cottage in an idyllic setting!

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully presented. Clean and spacious! The cottage was exactly what we were looking for. The surrounding area is beautiful. We were very lucky with the weather so we could eat in the garden and enjoy the views! The neighbours were lovely too and very welcoming. The only issue was the shower, which had a mind of its own!

  • Review Submitted: 07-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gorgeous cottage

  • 4 of 5

The cottage is very spacious and warm. The garden is an added bonus. Would recommend a visit and may return in future.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family get together - New Year

  • 4 of 5

booked short break away with family for New Year, 5 adults, 3 kids and 2 dogs, house was great big enough for us all to live comfortably, could have stayed on longer if didn't have work. great base to travel to pittenweem, anstruther and st.andrews, weather not great but didn't stop us getting about. house cosy with the real fire, defo made the nights more relaxing. loved the big kitchen defo heart of the house and well equipped, home from home. Would defo keep in mind to return to and esp in the summer as great wee garden to take advantage of. thanks again.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Comfortable and homely.

  • 4 of 5

Stayed here for a week in April. Lovely property, comfortable and well equipped. Love the area and this was an ideal base to go out and about. Would definitely come back again.

  • Review Submitted: 14-May-2015
  • Date of Stay: April 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
0.2 Kilometres
Cinneuchar Inn
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Kilometres
Cinneuchar Inn
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Car: recommended


3 minutes by car, a lovely 30 minute walk or the local, regular bus and you arrive at the beautiful beaches in Elie and Earlsferry. Or, if you prefer, there is a lovely 35 minute woodland walk along the side of the loch which brings you out past Elie House and into the centre of Elie. The trail is ideal for kids on bikes.


Edinburgh airport is under an hour away. A car would be great but not essential for exploring the seaside villages along coast to St Andrews.

Regular bus services make local and longer distance travel easy.


Inisheer is in the village of Kilconquhar.

Elie is a mile away.

St Andrews 10 miles.

Further Details:

Newsagent, gift shops, cafe, delicatessen, fruiterers, pharmacy and restaurants are all in Elie.

There is a fabulous farm shop a couple of miles away- Ardross Fram shop which has local, high quality produce.

Large supermarket in Leven and Anstruther- both 10 minutes drive away. Tesco supermarket also do on-line, timed deliveries.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £60
Pet Fee £10
Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
50% deposit secures a booking- this is non-refundable. The balance and security deposit of £150 (against damages) to be paid in the week prior to the commencement of your holiday.

Changeover Day:
Usually a Saturday but other days may be considered, depending on availability.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.