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Terraced Victorian Cottage With Sunny Enclosed Back Garden

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

2 bedroom, 2 bathroom Cottage in Quiet Street, 10 Minute Walk, 5 minute Walk To Golf course

Comfortable recently refurbished non smoking 2 bed double glazed cottage situated in a quiet part of the village. There is gas central heating throughout and a log burner in the comfortable well-equipped lounge. The sunny enclosed garden has a sitting out area and a brick barbecue. There is parking on the street just outside cottage. Tayport is an attractive and historic village situated on the River Tay. The cottage is an ideal base for golfing, cycling and family holidays.

Mrs Anne Manson
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Tayport in Fife

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    ensuite in downstairs bedroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite shower room to bedroom 2 with WC and shower Upstairs bathroom next to bedroom 1 WC with bath/shower over
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 is upstairs - it has a super king size bed which splits to make 2 singles if required. There is also a bed chair suitable for a child or small adult Bedroom 2 is downstairs- with a double bed and ensuite shower room
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • sailing
Outside: Enclosed back garden with gate leading onto Cross Street. There is a lawn, flower beds a brick barbecue and patio with table and chairs. Large shed can be used to store bikes etc Towels and linen provided. There is usually a supply of clean linen and towels in cottage if required.


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Terraced Victorian Cottage With Sunny Enclosed Back Garden
average rating of 4.5 based on 8 reviews

Lovely property in a greal location with everything close by.

  • 5 of 5

The property is set in a very convenient location whereby most things are in walking distance such as the local shops, pubs and takeaways. The Chinese around the corner is excellent. The beach is close by and a local park. Dog walking is very popular and there are so many local walks. Having a cottage that allows dogs is such a positive aspect to a rental property.

The cottage is peaceful with a lovely garden and is all secured. The bedrooms were comfortable and having a TV in one of the rooms was a great bonus. Overall the cottage was cleaned to a very good standard and met all our needs and the kitchen well so equipped. The weather was not good but having the fire in the cottage made the cold days and nights very cosy and relaxing. We really loved being at the cottage and just the whole convenience of the local area made this a perfect break. We would not hesitate to stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
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Very comfortable and well stocked cottage.

  • 4 of 5

We recently stayed at Ogilvy Cottage with our two dogs. It is surprisingly spacious and is well equipped. Having stayed in numerous holiday lets it has extremely comfortable beds!! The garden is secure and safe for the dogs. The location of the cottage is ideal with lots of great walks. The local Co-op is well stocked, although it does not sell The Times newspaper! However, The Times is sold in the Co-op and the Premier Shop on Castle Street. (I’m sad I know, but I’m retired!).

Our last week was during the “ Beast from the East” and we were unable to start our journey home because of the weather. Anne was very supportive and allowed us to stay on another day. Can’t wait until we are back again at the end of April.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Suited our needs very well

  • 5 of 5

Well stocked and supplied kitchen, lovely garden, spacious upstairs suite and bathroom, nice downstairs ensuite bedroom.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Week in Scotland

  • 4 of 5

The home was well equipped and very comfortable. Close to St. Andrews and many golf courses in the area. We enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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quiet cosy cottage

  • 5 of 5

had a lovely time in Tayport although was cold. From the cottage everything is in walking distance. It was nice and peace which I needed after recovering from a bad broken ankle.

The dog love chasing the birds every day and nosing at the gate watching people go by.

The local shops are good and Chinese good value for money

  • Review Submitted: 27-Mar-2015
  • Date of Stay: March 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Cute and cosy

  • 5 of 5

We have just spent the most comfortable few days at Ogilvy cottage.

It is a well planned updated 2 bedroomed cottage.

The downstairs bedroom has an en suite with superb walk in shower. The upstairs bedroom has a huge, comfortable bed with the upstairs separate bathroom with shower over the bath.

There are lovely lamps, pictures, ornaments, clocks, mirrors, cushions and throws everywhere.

The cottage is lovely and warm and has almost every piece of crockery, pan, cutlery & electric implement that you could need.

A kitchen table seats 4 easily. The sitting room has comfy seats and tv. Free WIfi too.

The garden is quite narrow- but long and you can get the sun for most of the day. Table and chairs provided outside.

Tayport is a lovely, small town with most essential shops, 2 pubs, lovely café at the harbour, dentist, school, doctor, library and plenty of buses to get about.

St Andrews and Perth are less than half an hour away and Tentismuir forest and beautiful beach less than 15 mins away. The area is great for golfers, fishermen,joggers and cyclists.

Anne, the owner is very helpful and quick to reply to E-mails and texts.

Ogilvy cottage is excellent value for the price and I would recommend it to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: September 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
400 Metres
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Nearest Beach
6 Miles


10 minute walk to coast surrounding Tayport

15 minute drive to the beautiful unspoilt Kinshaldy beach next to Tentsmuir Forest

20 minute drive to West Sands or East Sands in St Andrews


Local airport is Dundee 7 miles

Edinburgh International Airport 60 miles


St Andrews - 10 miles

Dundee - 4 miles

Edinburgh - 60 miles

Leuchars rail station - 5 miles

Further Details:

The cottage is close to a small supermarket and good takeaways. The village also has a selection of small shops such as chemist, post office, butchers and a community café beside the harbour. Tayport also has a tennis club close to the cottage, where visitors are welcome. There are at least 3 cash machines in village.

St Andrews, the famous home of golf, has numerous golf courses, historic buildings and many good restaurants, cafes and shops to explore.

The East Neuk of Fife is famous for it quaint fishing villages and towns .

Dundee is Scotland's 4th largest city and is in process of a new and exciting waterfront development, which will include a new satellite of the V&A, this will have a spectacular setting on the edge of the river when it opens in 2016.

Dundee's highlights are the RRS Discovery, Verdant Works Jute museum; both are examples of Dundee's historic past. There is also more contemporary exhibitions at the Dundee Contemporary Art (DCA) and The McManus which houses Dundee’s museum and art galleries. Dundee caters to wide range of tastes and will not disappoint.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Tayport, Scotland

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
4 Mar 2018 - 2 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
3 Jun 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
30 Sep 2018 - 3 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
4 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Christmas/New year
22 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes
Minimum stay is 5 nights
Changeover Day:
Saturday but it is flexible

Arrival 15.00 Departure 10.00

Notes on prices:
Price includes linen, towels, heating and some logs for stove. Extra logs available to buy. Returnable £100 damage deposit which is payable on booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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