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“A dream getaway” say our guests. Rose Cottage, East Neuk is a stunning 2 bedroom self-catering cottage with a coastal and country vibe, sea views, a fabulous country garden, log fire, starry skies, peace and quiet and bags of charm – what’s not to love about it? Chill out, refresh and enjoy the sea air in a real home from home. Our top 10 guides will give you all the local knowledge about the very best places to visit. Treat yourself to the Rose Cottage experience, as featured in the Luxury Travel Diary blog – you will not regret it and never forget it!
COVID 19 UPDATE
We will reopen for guests as soon as local law and guidance allow but we do not yet know the date for this. Our standard of cleaning was already high but please be assured that the property will be deep cleaned using disinfectant prior to your stay.
We’re offering a 10% discount for NHS UK and healthcare workers in 2020 and 2021 as a thank you. Just let us know and we’ll adjust the price for you.
AN IDEAL DESTINATION
Scotland’s East Neuk of Fife coast is an ideal holiday destination. Rose Cottage is set in idyllic countryside, just around 1.5 miles away from the quaint villages of Crail and Kingsbarns. The famous university town of St Andrews, where Wills and Kate met, is just 9 miles away (15 minutes by car/bus). It’s a magical place, renowned for sunshine, gorgeous beaches, coastal walks, quaint fishing villages, world-class golf, art, delicious local food and great events.
Rose Cottage, East Neuk is a place for chilling out, refreshing and enjoying sea air and the delights of a magical area whether you’re a couple, family, group of friends or golfing party. Coastal, country, charming – it’s been described by guests as a “haven of peace and tranquillity” and "an inspiration".
HOME FROM HOME
We’ve worked hard, applying a passionate attention to detail, to make Rose Cottage a luxurious holiday-home-from-home. To make sure you have a fantastic, relaxing self-catering holiday we also give you personalised advice on how to make the most of your stay - something that we know our guests really appreciate.
- Sea views
- 2 bedrooms, sleeps 4 or 6 using sofa bed in sun room
- Large, beautiful garden with outdoor dining
- Gorgeous coastal decoration with lots of charming touches
- Fully equipped country kitchen with log-burning stove
- Luxurious living room with real fire and dual aspect - sea views and garden views
- Relaxing sun room with garden view
- High chair and travel cot
- Pet friendly
- Private parking for 3 cars in our newly revamped car port
- Luxury toiletries and welcome pack
LOVELY, LARGE GARDEN
One of Rose Cottage’s best loved features, in keeping with its name, is the large, sunny, private, enclosed, mature and very beautiful back garden which has something special to offer throughout the seasons. Outdoor dining, sun-bathing, treasure hunts and bird-spotting in the Rose Cottage garden have kept many a guest young, old (and four legged!) very happy. The garden has sea views across the fields, pretty flower beds, fruit trees, a woodland area, seating, patio area, large lawn and lots of charming touches like “Harry Trotter” the pig (not a real pig!), barbeque and coal and wood shed and a twigwam for kids.
Luxurious, coastal-themed tranquillity with amazing views – the Rose Cottage bedrooms are sure to relax you into holiday mode. The Rose Bedroom is a double room with a lovely sea view to the front of the cottage. The Ocean Bedroom can be set up with either one luxurious super king-size or two single beds and has a view of the beautiful rear garden. In both bedrooms you can enjoy underfloor heating, paintings by local artists, black-out curtains and high quality bedding. Up to 2 more adults can be accommodated in the fold-down sofa bed in the Garden Room. Infants are well catered for too with a travel cot and adorably cute bedding (no extra charge).
At the heart of Rose Cottage is its comfortable living room, with a real fire and dual aspect windows to the front and back gardens, including sea views in both directions. It’s a great place to view the spectacular East Neuk sunsets. All you need to keep you entertained is here, including TV with DVD player, telescope, local art and lots of family games, books, films and local maps and information.
We think you will fall instantly in love with the Garden Room – a space to reflect, to contemplate, to unwind. Sit looking out to the back garden, watch the birds through vintage binoculars, have a relaxed breakfast or put your feet up with a complimentary evening tipple.
Cook up that lovely local farm produce or catch of the day, flavoured with herbs from the Rose Cottage garden, in the large dining country kitchen with its windows to the front and back. With a wood-burning stove, cooker, SMEG fridge, microwave, washing machine / dryer, dishwasher, Nespresso machine, complimentary tea and coffee, condiments and a range of local cookery books it’s a home from home. The farmhouse style dining table comfortably seats 6 and a high chair is available for little ones. A stable-style door takes you out to the patio area in the back garden where a table for 6 allows you to dine al fresco.
Take a long hot bath and learn to tie your nautical knots at the same time! As well as its knotty wallpaper and coastal theme the main bathroom has a bath, over-bath shower, toilet and sink. It’s stocked with complimentary luxury toiletries and has underfloor heating as well as a radiator. Towels are provided. Rose Cottage also has an additional toilet with sink and mirror and an Isle of May theme.
THE PERFECT LOCATION FOR A SCOTTISH SEASIDE ESCAPE
Rose Cottage is perfectly located in idyllic countryside in the gorgeous East Neuk of Fife. Within walking distance from each of the quaint historic coastal villages of Crail and Kingsbarns and only 9 miles (15 minutes by car/bus) from the beautiful seaside and University town of St Andrews. Year round this is a magical corner of Scotland’s east coast (“Neuk” means corner in old Scots) which is renowned for sunshine, gorgeous unspoilt beaches, nature and coastal walks, quaint fishing villages, world-class golf, art, great food (much of it grown locally) and a busy calendar of events. Two excellent tourist attractions, the new Kingsbarns Distillery and the gardens at the Cambo Estate, are both visible from Rose Cottage and just a short walk away.
To make your holiday planning super easy our website has a handy blog plus lots of local travel advice such top 10 things to do in the area, top 10 restaurants, best kids activities, dog-friendly places and our local events calendar.
EAST NEUK TIME
The pace of life is just a little slower in the East Neuk of Fife, which makes it ideal for a relaxing holiday. Short breaks at Rose Cottage are always lovely throughout the year but to really unwind and let the place work its magical we would recommend spending at least a week here.
Located in Anstruther, this cottage is in a rural area and by the sea. Crail Museum and Heritage Centre and Scotland's Secret Bunker are cultural highlights, and some of the area's attractions include Cambo Estate Gardens and Scottish Fisheries Museum. Traveling with kids? Consider British Golf Museum and St. Andrews Aquarium. Discover the area's water adventures with windsurfing and sailing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with horse riding and hiking.
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