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Country Cottage Near Auchtermuchty

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


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.

Lynne Hoggan
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
21 July, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Perth in Perth and Kinross

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • rural
  • 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
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
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.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

Country Cottage Near Auchtermuchty
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Just Perfect, it had everything the Doctor ordered.

  • 5 of 5

Quiet country retreat to retire to after a days Adventure- Kayaking/Archery/Mountain Biking, touring Castles or Golf at all the local budget priced courses(we paid only £9 up to £16 each for 18 holes).

Although owners live next door you wouldn't know it - total privacy, my two sons and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay sleeping in comfy beds every night after our adventure holiday.

Munro hunting, Kayaking 30 mins away, Mountain biking, Archery and not forgetting the Golf...we were able to attempt all this from this central location.

Spectacular views from the front of the property over the Leven Hills, everyday the painting changed with the weather at sunrise & sunset at 23:00 (unbelievably long daylight hours).

The Cycle pub in town is only a short walk downhill, uphill on the way back sobers you up!

The mighty midge didn't even bother us in this area.........

Of course we intend to return annually for a father / sons break if Lynne will have us.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Scotland at its best

  • 5 of 5

The 4 of us initial expression has we crossed the threshold was "WOW". We enjoyed every single moment we spent in the cottage.

The cottage design, the flooring, the furniture, the kitchen, was better than we expected and more than we hoped.


  • Review Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very well equipped, good parking

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable and well equipped cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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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
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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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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 & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Perth, Scotland

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
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.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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