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Country Cottage Near Auchtermuchty

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Updated: 02-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Cottage in Auchtermuchty, Cupar, Fife, Scotland - Rural Location Ideal For Walking And Cycling, Or Just Enjoying A Relaxing Break

Bluebell Cottage is a South facing, bright and comfortably furnished, ground floor accommodation. There is off road parking for 2 cars and an enclosed grassed garden to the front with beautiful open views. 1/2 a mile away is Pitmedden Forest with many walk/cycle routes and picnic tables. The village of Auchtermuchty is 1/2 a mile away with pubs, shops and cafes. Auchtermuchty was the adopted home for Sir Jimmy Shand MBE, MA who was a famous Scottish accordionist and dance band leader in the 1950/60's. Bluebell Cottage was the music room for Jimmy Shand and is named after his 1955 chart topping hit the "Bluebell Polka". The village has a bronze statue in honour of this late great musician. Today the famous musical talents to come from the village are The Proclaimers.

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About the Owner

Lynne Hoggan
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
2 March, 2017

4 Reviews

5/5 -
(4 traveller reviews)


Very happy renters!

  • 5 of 5

Pleasantly surprised by the location and the accommodation!

Very well equipped, nice and modern and very quiet plus central with lots of nice villages around.

We will be back!

x Lynn

  • Review Submitted: Mar 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful cottage in the most beautiful location! We visited the area to see family and had everyone over for tea! The cottage is like a home from home! Everything in the kitchen you can think of and lovely comfy beds. Wonderful morning walks and even saw deer! I'd recommend Bluebell cottage to all and hope to visit again soon

  • Review Submitted: Mar 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
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  • 5 of 5

yet another great week staying in Blue Bell cottage. If you want to go sight seeing or just visiting friends and relatives this is the place to stay. Central to all of Fife and beyond and after a long day it is nice you have somewhere welcoming to come back to with all mod cons but with an exceptional cottage feeling. Situated in beautiful peaceful location the scenery from either the front or back of the cottage is outstanding - see you next year Lynne or before is time allows.

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
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Lovely Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Very well appointed cottage in a beautiful scenic location. We stayed here for a short break and cannot fault it in any way. Not a lot going on in Auchtermuchty itself but there are several large towns within a 30 minute drive. I would definitely recommend this cottage for a short or long break.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
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Activity and Interests

Car: necessary


Nearest beaches:

St Andrews (20 miles)

Aberdour (29 miles)


Car necessary

Edinburgh Airport (35 miles)

Dundee Airport (22 miles)

Glasgow Airport (67 miles)

Train Stations:

Ladybank (5 miles)

Cupar (9 miles)

Kirkcaldy (14 miles)

Perth (18 miles)


M90 (Junction 8) (7 miles)


The village of Auchtermuchty is 1/2 a mile away where you will find pubs, cafes, shops, post office, chemist and doctors and children's playparks. Auchtermuchty has 2 cash dispensing machines but no bank.

Further Details:

Bluebell Cottage is an ideal location for outdoor enthusiasts, as you have magnificent countryside right on your door step, a 1/2 mile walk will take you to Pitmedden Forest which has numerous marked walk/cycle ways to explore, with picnic tables on route. The Lomond Hills are only 3 miles away shadowing the historic village of Falkland with it's Royal Palace, listed building's and narrow wynd's. Falkland also has pubs, restaurants, tea rooms, craft/gift shops and an organic farm shop. There is so much to see and do in the area Sea Life Centre in St andrews (30 mins) The Deer Centre near Cupar (15 mins) Deep Sea World in North Queensferry (40 mins). You are also within driving distance of Dundee (40 mins) Edinburgh city centre (1 hr) Pitlochry (50 mins). Auchtermuchty holds a Music Festival yearly in August.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Mid Season
11 Mar 2017 - 26 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
High Season
27 May 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Season
2 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Low Season
28 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
High Season
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A non-refundable deposit of 50% is required at the time of booking. Provisional bookings are held for 7 days only. The remaining 50% is payable 6 weeks prior to arrival. For bookings made less than 6 weeks before arrival the total amount is payable. We accept payment by Bank Transfer or Cheque.
Bookings will be confirmed in writing.

Changeover Day:
Our preferred changeover day is Saturday during July/August all other times flexible.
Arrival from 3pm
Departure 10am

Notes on prices:
Please note when we offer a weekend/short break there is a 3 night minimum stay at £75 per night. Sorry we cannot offer weekend/short breaks in July and August unless we have late availability. Please enquire.

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Updated: 02-Mar-2017


Property Type

  • cottage


  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom bath with shower over, toilet, wash basin in vanity unit, mirror, shaver point, heated towel rail.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, bedside tables, built in wardrobe, chest of drawers, hair drier. Bedroom 2 with twin beds, bedside tables, built in wardrobe.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: No smoking inside the cottage 2 dogs allowed No dogs in bedrooms Outside: Rear fenced chipped area with rotary drier. South facing fenced front garden with lawn and flower beds, shed to store bikes, BBQ (no coals provided), garden furniture provided. A quite pleasant area for sitting outside to enjoy the views with a coffee or wine. If you are lucky you will see deer, pheasants and other wildlife in the surrounding fields. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen and towels provided (including beach towels). Linen and towels changed weekly. Other: Travel cot available. High chair available. First basket of logs provided.

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