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Cottage Set In Courtyard. Roof Top Views Across The Firth Of Forth To Bass Rock

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage in Anstruther, Near St Andrews, Fife, Scotland - A Few Minutes Stroll From The Harbourside (500 Yards); 9-miles From St Andrews

Comfortable and extremely well appointed 2 bedroom cottage set within a recently converted courtyard (formally a fish merchant's yard). Located in Anstruther, the largest of the East Neuk fishing villages, is home to the Scottish Fisheries Museum as well as interesting shops, pubs and an award winning fish and chip shop (500 yards). Just 9 miles away lies the ‘home’ of golf, the ancient university town of St Andrews, and many other excellent courses are close by. Visitors can enjoy boat trips to the Isle of May, there are wonderful coastal footpaths and the beaches are glorious.

Property Manager
Lyn Millar
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
20 May, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Anstruther in Scotland

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • town
  • waterfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Adjacent to Bedroom 1, bathroom/wc (shower over bath). En-suite to Bedroom 2, shower room/wc with sloping ceiling.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: Twin bedded room . Bedroom 2: Double bed, en-suite.
  • Television
  • Golf ...
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
Notes on accommodation: Parking for one car. Utilities included. Complimentary broadband. No smoking and no pets. Outside: Shared courtyard. Garden furniture provided. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Property is cleaned, professionally, in preparation for the start of each let. Fresh linen, towels and dish towels provided. For stays in excess of 7-days further change of linen provided.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)


Wonderful location wonderful accommodation

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to Creel Cottage and it won't be our last. We could not have asked for more comfortable, well appointed, perfectly located accommodation. Furnishings were of a high standard and the owner made sure our every comfort was met.

We have visited St Andrews many times but this was our first proper visit to the East Neuk area of Fife. Don't go home until you've tasted the wonderful cheese scones at the nearby cheese factory and the local Indian restaurant in Anstruther provided one of the best curries we have tasted. The Boathouse served a variety of excellent food at reasonable prices with friendly staff making for a very pleasant dining experience. We would not hesitate to recommend Creel Cottage ( we already have) and Anstruther should be on everyone's bucket list of places to visit.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
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A great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully presented and spotlessly clean, This property has all the comforts required for a really enjoyable break. Centrally located in Anstruther.

Owners were great to deal with.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
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Creel Cottage, Anstruther, East Neuk, Fife

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for a wonderful week in lovely Creel Cottage. A great place to stay in a beautiful location. All amenities were spot on and we were very comfortable. Great customer service and the property was as described if not better! Our highlights were Isle of May, Anstruther Chippie, The Cellar, Secret Bunker, St Andrews, Falkland Palace, Coastal walk to Elie.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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Lovely accomodation

  • 4 of 5

Just back from a 4 night stay at Creel cottage in Anstruther. Accomodation was very well kept and had everything you would need for a comfortable stay. It didn't feel like we were staying in a holiday let it had a really homely feel to it. The location was great, a 5 min stroll down to the harbour with its beach and famous chip shops. Also a great park a couple of hundred yards along the road for the kids to play. Anstruther was a great location and from there it was only a short drive to places such as Craill and Elie that were nice to explore.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Creel Cottage Anstruther

  • 5 of 5

Stayed in this wonderful cottage with friends at the end of April. It was beautifully furnished, very well equipped, very clean and cosy. With a bathroom and ensuite it was ideal for 2 couples or for a family. Anstruther is a delightful resort and we would recommend a visit to the extremely interesting Scottish Fisheries Museum, a reminder of the hardships of the fishing industry. There are beautiful walks along the coast and St Andrews was a very interesting and historic town. We played golf several times and even played at Fairmont St Andrew at a greatly reduced price - a very testing links course especially in the strong winds! We would be very happy to stay in Creel Cottage again and would recommend it to friends. The owners are so helpful and we had no trouble finding it with the directions given.

  • Review Submitted: May 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Creel Cottage Anstruther

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a relaxing holiday at Creel Cottage Anstruther. This delightful cottage is a credit to the owner, it is well equipped, clean and is only a 5 minute stroll to the shops and amenities. It is perfect for couple as well as families, the rooms are a good size and very light and airy. We wouldnt hesitate to stay here again the owners are very obliging and nothing is too much trouble.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
22 Apr 2017 - 28 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
29 May 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
3 Sep 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas & New Year
22 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
20% deposit on booking with balance paid 8-weeks before holiday start date. Payment by cheque or bank transfer.

Changeover Day:
Friday changeover day. Cottage available after 4pm on day of arrival; to be vacated by 10am on day of departure.

Notes on prices:
For short breaks: 3-night weekend break/ 4 night mid-week break 65% of full week price. Utilities and broadband included together with linen, towels and tea towels.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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