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Stylish house near Royal Burgh of Crail,St Andrews. Free bicycle Hire!!!

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House in Crail, Nr.St Andrews, Fife, Scotland - Seaside Holidays In Crail, Near St Andrews Fife

Beach House Walk in Crail, near St Andrews – perfect for families, a romantic break, or a golfing holiday - five minutes walk to the beach.

You will feel right at home in our beautiful house and its fabulous location. The house is fresh and clean and immaculately maintained, with lots of little touches to make you feel very welcome. It has two comfortable bedrooms, a well-appointed kitchen and a modern bathroom. A sunny, well-maintained garden at the rear of the house gives a private, outdoor space for fun or relaxation, and our private off-road parking means a hassle-free stay.

The location could not be better – open the garden gate, and a five minute walk down the path takes you to Roome Bay Beach where you can stroll on the gorgeous, unspoilt sands and the acclaimed Fife Coastal Path which offers breathtaking scenery.

Or take the short walk into Crail. This pretty, historic fishing village with its cobbled streets and its quaint harbour has a surprising treasure trove in the way of shops (including an award-winning butcher and an independent bakery) and restaurants where you can experience the finest, freshest Scottish seafood, and a variety of shops you won’t see on the average High Street.

If you’re a golfer, you’ll be delighted to know that Beach House Walk is just eight miles away from St Andrews, the home of golf. There you’ll find the largest public golf complex in Europe, with another 17 golf courses to choose from, all within a 15 minute drive. The regular bus service (just walk out the house, stick your hand out and he’ll stop!) Or go in the opposite direction and explore other charming East Neuk fishing villages – all from your own door step.

If you want to explore further afield, the city of Perth, Dundee and the capital of Scotland - Edinburgh can all be reached within an hour’s drive.

Some days you just want to chill at home, and for those days Beach House Walk offers an enclosed garden at the rear – with that enticing gate tempting you down the path to the beach. There’s a barbecue, and garden furniture, and views over the fields. Sit in the garden with a glass of something nice while dinner cooks and feel your cares just drop away. And everywhere there is the scent and sound of the sea and the fresh, Fife air.

You’ll find yourself relaxing the minute you get here.

Beach House Walk has eight bicycles, beach toys, wellies and fishing nets which you are very welcome to use at no extra charge.

More Details

Owner
Kirsty Weir
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
21 June, 2017

About Kirsty Weir

Kirsty Weir is an experienced consultant working actively in the Hospitality Sector for over 25 years.

I have holidayed in the East Neuk of Fife for over 40 years, my ancestors are from Kingsbarns. I have very many happy memories of my holidays here and being a mum with 3 boys I have had lots of fun holidaying with my boys and showing them all the wonderful sights and places that Fife has to offer. I have also worked with Fife Council and worked with the many business and companies in the area.

I have recently purchased Beach House Walk 2014 and have completely refurbished it to a modern and comfortable standard for my family and guests to enjoy.

Kirsty Weir purchased this house in 2015

Why Kirsty Weir chose Fife & St Andrews

Kirsty has a love of the East Neuk of Fife after spending many family holidays as a child in Kingsbarns, Crail.. She enjoys going to the beach with her 3 boys and loves the location of the house as everything you need for a self catering holiday is within 2 minutes which is a necessity for busy families.

What makes this house unique

There is a path behind the house where the children can walk safely to the beach without having to dodge traffic and roads.

The house is situated in a quiet residential street and the rear of the property overlooks fields and countryside.

The spacious back garden is fully enclosed and is a nice private space to unwind. 4 adult bikes and 4 children bikes with helmets to enjoy cycling in the area.

World Host Recognised

Visit Scotland Graded 3 star

www.beachhousewalk.com

Free Bike Hire included

Free Wifi

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We have had a fab time here, the house is so homely with a perfect location. Ideal for walking to beach and local shops, highly recommend the Golf Hotel for dinner, 5 mins walk and bus stops to St Andrews right outside the house, just stick your hand out!!



" Thanks for the lovely clean home, we thoroughly enjoyed our few days here, mainly visiting relatives, we would love to return at a later date!



"Had a lovely few days in your cosy home".Everything we needed here. Lovely to be s close to the beach, left outside front door and down to bottom of houses, through shortcut and voila!!"
Dec 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Crail in Scotland

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Family Bathroom with bath /shower over, sink and toilet www.beachhousewalk.com
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - Double Bed overlooking the front of the house Bedroom 2 - Twin room overlooking the back of the property onto open fields and countryside www.beachhousewalk.com
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 8 bicycles
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: The bedrooms are located on the upper floor Outside: The is a front and rear garden. The garden to the rear is fully enclosed, with garden gate leading to the Beach = 5 mins. BBQ, Wooden patio garden furniture, with parasol. 8 bikes of various sizes form adult to children included in price, bike helmets. Children's outdoor toys. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen, towels and beach towels are supplied. The property is cleaned ready for you arrival and on your departure. Welcome hampers can be organised in advance also flowers. Homemade meals can be ordered in advance for day of arrival.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(20 traveller reviews)

5

Spectacular place in Crail

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a lovely holiday at Beach House Cottage. It was home to home. Kirsty, covered all amenities in the house. The decor gave comfortable feeling. The views were stunning looking over the fields and only 5 min short walk to the beach. We highly recommend Beach House Cottage especially to those with families.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Malika and family, Thank you so much for the super review and we are so delighted that you had a great holiday at Beach House Walk. We find the whole area so peaceful and we love spending time there. Hope you and your family will come back one day. Best Wishes Kirsty and family
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5

Relaxing and comforting

  • 5 of 5

Visited with my parents who were over from Australia (mum from England and dad from Scotland originally). We came to Crail as it has a family connection as my grandfather grew up here.

The Beach House was a perfect location to stay for a few days. Great facilities and close proximity through the back gate down to the sea and beach. The wonderful personal touches with a postcard welcoming us and little treats were most welcoming. Was clean and very well maintained. Instructions on how to turn on the heating, bins etc were very clear. We took advantage of the bikes and did some short rides around the area.

Crail is a beautiful part of the Fife Coast to visit - tranquil and cosy feel for a village. Unfortunately we missed out on the Lobster Hut being open as a bit too early and we were there during the week. We did get fresh dressed crab from one the local shops which was delicious. We had wonderful food at the Golf Hotel and local fish and chip shop. A must visit is too Crail Pottery.

The Beach House is a perfect location to explore the surrounding towns and villages and a welcome escape from those busy places. We visited St Andrews, the Secret bunker (well worth it), Kingsbarn Distillery (they will have their first whiskey next year) and they are also building a gin distillery on site. A wonderful revival of an old building. Pittenweem was pretty to visit as well. It was quite chilly the first couple of days but the sun did come out and did a part of the coastal path.

I would definitely revisit Crail even if no family connection and use the Beach House as my base.

Thank you Kirsty.

  • Review Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Claire, Thank you so much for the super review. We are delighted that you had such a good and relaxing stay at Beach House Walk. There is so much to do in the area rain or sunshine and it is in our opinion a magical part of the world which I am sure you will agree! Hope that you come back one day. Haste ye back Kirsty and family
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Clifford, West Yorkshire
4

Great house, spotless, well presented.

  • 4 of 5

The house is great. Spotless and very well presented, with a nautical/beach theme throughout and it had everything that our family needed, including games to play for all the family, a wee dram on the shelf, a basket of other goodies including a bottle of locally brewed real ale and cupboards stocked with tea & coffee so you didn't need to worry about bringing your own. Cheers Kirsty.

The location is ideal and only a short walk to the beach and the village where there is a couple of decent pubs/hotels to have a drink and a bite to eat.

Lot's to do and see in the area. We were there to visit St Andrew's and the university with our daughter but we also visited The Secret Bunker, which is literally on the doorstep and really interesting, even our tenage kids liked it, Tentsmuir where we saw seals bobbing about in the sea and Kingsbarns beach is fabulous for the rock pools and the Inn at Kingsbarns does really good food too.

Kirsty was so helpful from the initial booking, through to our arrival and then our actual stay at the house. We really appreciated the initial phone call when she called and explained all about the local area and where everything was and what we could do.

Should our daughter pick St Andrew's University or we come back to visit for any other reason, this is a house we would come back to stay at.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Andy and family, Thank you so much for the wonderful review on Beach House Walk in the wonderful Royal Burgh of Crail. We do try to make our guests stay as memorable and relaxing as we can as we know as a family how much we look forward to our holidays and finding a home from home that will suit everybody. I am sure you will agree the East Neuk of Fife is a memorable place and we wish your daughter all the very best in securing a place in a University whether it be St Andrews or somewhere else, you will always be welcome back at Beach House Walk! Haste ye Back! Best Wishes Kirsty and family
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4

A great home from home in a lovely location.

  • 4 of 5

The house is great. Spotless and very well presented, with a nautical/beach theme throughout and it had everything that our family needed, including games to play for all the family, a wee dram on the shelf, a basket of other goodies including a bottle of locally brewed real ale and cupboards stocked with tea & coffee so you didn't need to worry about bringing your own. Cheers Kirsty.

The location is ideal and only a short walk to the beach and the village where there is a couple of decent pubs/hotels to have a drink and a bite to eat.

Lot's to do and see in the area. We were there to visit St Andrew's and the university with our daughter but we also visited The Secret Bunker, which is literally on the doorstep and really interesting, even our tenage kids liked it, Tentsmuir where we saw seals bobbing about in the sea and Kingsbarns beach is fabulous for the rock pools and the Inn at Kingsbarns does really good food too.

Kirsty was so helpful from the initial booking, through to our arrival and then our actual stay at the house. We really appreciated the initial phone call when she called and explained all about the local area and where everything was and what we could do.

Should our daughter pick St Andrew's University or we come back to visit for any other reason, this is a house we would come back to stay at.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Andy and family, Thank you so much for the wonderful review on Beach House Walk in the wonderful Royal Burgh of Crail. We do try to make our guests stay as memorable and relaxing as we can as we know as a family how much we look forward to our holidays and finding a home from home that will suit everybody. I am sure you will agree the East Neuk of Fife is a memorable place and we wish your daughter all the very best in securing a place in a University whether it be St Andrews or somewhere else, you will always be welcome back at Beach House Walk! Haste ye Back! Best Wishes Kirsty and family
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5

Great house, great location, lovely area.

  • 5 of 5

We arrived on the Friday afternoon to find a home from home.

First impressions were very good, the house was spotless with a sea theme running in every room. It was very well furnished & our girls were soon upstairs choosing which bed to sleep in. There were also plenty of tourist information etc for the local area & Fife.

After we settled and had some food we followed the sign in the large back garden pointing to the beach and it didn't take us long to get there and there was the added bonus of a small park.

On the Saturday morning we decided to go exploring which was greatly enhanced by the fact that there were bikes in the garage. After making sure everything was good we were soon heading into the village and exploring a bit - the pottery shop is lovely & the steak & sausages we got from the butcher were superb!

On the Sunday we went exploring round the area first visiting the beach at Kingsbarns - great rock pools for the girls - before heading to Anstruther for lunch then down to Elie for more time at the beach and we could even see the beach in a East Lothian that we go to!

All of these are lovely places all within very easy reach of Crail.

It was time to leave on the Monday morning but we extended our holiday by spending the morning at Craigtoun Country Park and the afternoon in St Andrews before heading home.

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Crail and exploring the area. The location of the house was ideal and as I said at the beginning, it was a home from home. We even got lucky with the weather!

After we made the booking I had made an enquiry with Kirsty. She phoned that night to explain and she told me about the area and things to do & see which was a real help.

We would definitely book here again and highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ross, We are delighted with the wonderful review that you so kindly left for us for your stay at Beach House Walk. We try to make your stay as memorable as we can and we know that the East Neuk of Fife and especially the Royal Burgh of Crail is such a wonderful place to explore and relax. We do hope that you will return again one day, thank you for booking with us. Haste ye back Kirsty and family
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New Orleans
4

Great location in a quaint village

  • 4 of 5

Beach Walk House is a well maintained property in a great location! It is about a 10 minute stroll to the beach down a private path and a short walk into the village of Crail which smothers you with historic appeal and quaintness!

Although I was staying there as a single, the property would have even more appeal to small families with bicycles available to explore the town and beach area and an attractive back yard for young children to play in.

Amenities included 2 televisions ( one in the living room and the other in the master bedroom) which worked well and accessed numerous channels. Also, the WIFI signal was strong and consistent.

I was volunteering at a golf tournament in St. Andrews, which was only a 20 minute drive away. Access to other fishing villages was easy along the coastal route, which was fun to drive just for the scenic value!

I would solidly recommend this property to a couple or small family. You will not be disappointed!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Spring 2017
18 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£270
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Summer 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 16 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
Autumn 2017
18 Aug 2017 - 25 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£300
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£100
 
 
winter rates
26 Sep 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
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£300
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Deposit of £100 to be paid n confirmation of booking.
Final balance to be paid 6 weeks prior to arrival.

Check out 10am
Check in 4pm

Changeover Day:
Please contact owner

Notes on prices:
the prices are quoted to rent house with a max of 4 guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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