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Cottage in West Wemyss, Fife, Scotland

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

West Wemyss - Peaceful location, a minutes walk to seafront.

Three bedroom cottage in West Wemyss, Fife, Scotland. Sea Views.

Charming conservation village population around 250, complete with clock tower, harbour and white and cream washed houses. Situated on the shores of the Forth the cottage located top of village proffering magnificent sea views southward towards Berwick Law, Arthur's Seat and Edinburgh.

A heritage-style build in the manner of traditional Fife coastal dwellings, the cottage it is immaculately presented and offers spacious and welcoming accommodation for four people on two levels.

Downstairs accommodation comprises a cloakroom, large sunny living room and dining area for six with French windows to rear opening to patio, small garden and views beyond. Separate well equipped kitchen with rear door to small garden.

Upstairs there are three bright and comfortable bedrooms each with built-in wardrobes and wooden hangers, the master double faces south, while the two singles (adjoining) overlook quiet estate woodland. The family bathroom is equipped with overhead shower and bath. A utility space in the hallway houses various domestic and outdoor equipment, wifi, television, radio and DVD.

West Wemyss is located on the prestigious Fife coastal path where visitors can enjoy local walks, explore iron age caves and view wildlife including a wide variety of seabirds and colonies of seals. Aside from this the Kingdom is home to some outstanding summer arts festivals, many historical sights, great hill walking, ancient golf courses and fine cuisine particularly along the East Neuk.

The village is easily accessible being only minutes from major road and rail networks, Edinburgh, Dundee and St. Andrews all less than an hour away. Nearby Kirkcaldy for mainline East Coast direct trains to and from London and Aberdeen. A good range of shops, swimming pool, parks and car rentals are also available in Kirkcaldy. Hourly bus service.

More Details

Lisa Rattray
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
11 June, 2017

About Lisa Rattray

David and Lisa originally from Fife and Cumbria worked for many years in London’s musical higher education. Having enjoyed various stays in Fife they were delighted in 2009 to acquire the Wemyss cottage finding it the perfect bolt-hole, travelling there with their two children whenever possible, the serene setting providing the perfect antidote to city life, no matter the season. Having discovering a real affection for the area they recently relocated to a leafy part of nearby Kirckcaldy. It was decided to retain the cottage for visiting acquaintances and to share through Owners Direct.

Lisa Rattray purchased this cottage in 2010


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in West Wemyss in Scotland

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Family bathroom with WC, wash-hand basin, bath and overhead shower Downstairs cloakroom with WC, wash-hand basin
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with kingsize bed Bedroom 2 with single bed Bedroom 3 with single bed, accessed through Bedroom 2
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
Outside: Patio and garden furniture for 4. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bedrooms prepared with freshly laundered linen and towels changed weekly. The cottage is cleaned for the start of your stay.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(20 traveller reviews)


Excellent place to stay for all our holiday needs

  • 5 of 5

Conveniently positioned and well equipped property for a relaxing stay. Ideally placed for Edinburgh Fringe and Pittenween Arts Festival as well as wonderful,relaxing walks on local beaches. The property caters for all being well equipped for a family. Perhaps a small instruction book for some equipment might be beneficial. I would recommend West Wemyss and this property for a very relaxing stay.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect peaceful get-away in charming village

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place to spend a few days away from city life. The cottage was spotlessly clean and very well appointed with top quality appliances, quality bedding, comfortable furnishings and reliable wifi. It has stunning views out the back (from the kitchen, living room and master bedroom) over the Bay which looked like the Mediterranean in the evening! The owners were extremely helpful. There's a lovely coastal path, harbour and pretty village to explore too. I can't recommend it highly enough!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A delightful, well equipped little cottage

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is well placed, has fantastic sea views and was incredibly tranquil. It was also well equipped. Lisa was a fast responding, solicitous hostess. What more can you want?

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nicely furnished, well equipped, peaceful.

  • 4 of 5

This was a very convenient cottage for us and we were pleasantly surprised that it was in a lovely cul-de-sac, which was very peaceful. Don't think photo's do it justice. At rear it was great to look over rooftops from rear windows and see the Cargo ships going into Edinburgh.

Accommodation was very comfortable, good quality furnishings and very well equipped.

Some interruptions with TV reception, not Sky, wouldn't normally bother us, but the snooker final was on and it seemed to lose signal on every crucial pot.

Plenty of towels, blankets, essential toiletries etc provided, good welcome pack with all essentials and a bottle of wine. Heating system very efficient but it seemed a warm cottage and didn't really use it much.

Laptop provided, didn't use but a nice touch.

Perhaps a more efficient vacumn cleaner would be useful.

Overall an enjoyable comfortable stay.

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your feedback. The TV reception will be looked into. The cordless dyson is usually more than efficient but perhaps needs cleaning or un-blocking.
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Coastal cottage

  • 5 of 5

Very impressed with the cottage,we had a fantastic time ,would highly recommend it to anyone who is visiting this area.

The owner Lisa was very helpful and made our stay so special.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Special Christmas break

  • 5 of 5

We had a very comfortable stay at Crest Cottage over the Christmas Holidays. Lisa the owner was very helpful and organised things at late notice for us, making the cottage very homely with a Christmas tree and lots of special treats too. Very much home from home with wonderful views in a very sweet little village. Would happily use again and highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
summer 2017
8 Jul 2017 - 19 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
30% deposit on booking. Balance due eight weeks prior to arrival. Payment by bank transfer.

Changeover Day:
Change over day Saturday. Check out: 10am. Check in: 4pm. Some flexibility dependent on other bookings.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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