Fincraig's Farm Cottage

Newport-on-Tay near St Andrews, Scotland (Ref. 17745)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    4

  • Bedrooms

    2

  • Bathrooms

    1

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

Newport-on-Tay 6 miles. A charming end-terrace cottage superbly located in tranquil open farmland, near the coastal town of Newport-on-Tay, in Scotland’s beautiful Fife region. Offering comfortable and tasteful accommodation, this Newport-on-Tay cottage is ideal for a family or a couple wishing for a relaxing break with access to both countryside and coast. All ground floor, this Newport-on-Tay cottage has two bedrooms, a double and a zip/link twin, as well as a bathroom. A cosy sitting room with a woodburner provides the ideal place to unwind, and the accommodation is completed by a kitchen and dining room. Outside this Newport-on-Tay cottage are two enclosed, lawned gardens where you can plan the day’s activities, or why not light the barbeque and take in the open views across the fields, which add to the sense of tranquillity? The nearby village of Gauldry has a pub and a shop and the coastal town of Newport-on-Tay is just a short drive away. With Dundee, St Andrews and wonderful beaches all nearby, this Newport-on-Tay cottage is an ideal base, at any time of the year.

Accommodation

All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be double on request). Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Utility. Dining room. Sitting room with woodburner.

Amenities

Oil central heating with woodburner in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Front enclosed lawned garden. Enclosed lawned garden to rear with furniture and BBQ. One well-behaved dog welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 2 miles.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

NEWPORT-ON-TAY

St Andrews 10 miles; Carnoustie 13 miles; Perth 24 miles.

The coastal town of Newport-on-Tay was originally developed in the 12th century as part of a ferry crossing to Dundee. A new harbour was built in the 1820s by Thomas Telford and the town developed as a fashionable commuter suburb of Dundee. Also archaeological excavations in the town have uncovered a Bronze Age cemetery dating from around 1700 to 2000 BC. The Fife Coastal Path running from the Forth Estuary in the south, to the Tay Estuary in the north and stretching for 117 miles passes through Newport-on-Tay, plus the attractive open farmland makes this part of Fife particularly attractive. Visit Cupar and the pretty village of Leuchars, or take in the air show at the nearby RAF base. This is an ideal location for golfing enthusiasts as Carnoustie and St Andrews are only short drives away. This part of Scotland has some truly spectacular stretches of coastline with Tentsmuir Forest and National Nature Reserve covering some 50 square miles, the St Andrews beach itself and, slightly further south, the beach at Kingsbarns, are all worth a visit.