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Number 6

Strathkinness near St Andrews, Perthshire, Angus & Fife (Ref. 1076377)



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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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8 Customer Reviews

  • "First the good points 1."

    Clean and al basic groceries toilet rolls etc provided, big plus 2. Nice neighbors 3. Comfortable beds 4. Comfortable setee 5. Well equipped kitchen 6. Owners on hand Downside 1. Nowhere to walk as you leave, have to drive to walk beach 2. No shops nearby for milk bread etc 3. Garden could be made to enjoy - very basic

    Reviewed by RazinaJun 2022

  • "An absolute find, the house is within a beautiful quiet residential area with ..."

    An absolute find, the house is within a beautiful quiet residential area with private parking, the house itself can not be faulted in any way, spotlessly clean, spacious and beautifully decorated, 10 out of 10 all day long

    Thank you very much Scott for your kind comments about Number 6. We are so pleased to hear you have enjoyed staying with us. Property Owner

    Reviewed by ScottApr 2022

  • "Well-equipped house."

    Quite recently built. Nicely furnished. Very handy for St Andrews, in a quiet neighbourhood. Plenty of off-road parking. Would benefit from some hanging space for coats.

    Reviewed by AnthonyNov 2021

  • "We only had a few minor quibbles about the property and parking."

    We weren't sure what day we needed to pull out the various bins for collection. Although it stated that there were two parking places available we were unsure whether someone would park in the Visitor slot when we returned (we did have two cars). It would have been more convenient to have hooks on the back of the bathroom and bedroom doors to hang dressing gowns.

    Thanks very much for staying in our new house. The visitor spaces are readily available for the small number of houses around us and so there is always one free for our property to use for parking a second car. We will make this clearer in the welcome notes. Thanks for pointing it out. We had decided not to put hooks on the lovely wooden bedroom doors as the wardrobes are so close which have hangers provided inside. The link in your welcome note should have explained the bin days. We appreciate that with so much recycling asked of us by the local council, it can be confusing! We hope you enjoyed your stay Property Owner

    Reviewed by JohnSep 2021

  • "Beautiful and spacious house in a really good location for car access to St Andrews."

    Would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by ClaireAug 2021

  • "Gorgeous extremely clean house, perfect for our stay in beautiful St Andrews"

    Reviewed by SarahAug 2021

  • "Lovely house that was furnished beautifully and liked the little touches of toiletries provided and milk in fridge on arrival."

    Situation of the house was good for visiting the local area and liked that the home owners contacted us directly offering support with anything if it was needed. We really enjoyed our stay.

    Reviewed by KimJul 2021

  • "The holiday was lovely."

    Only a recommendation about a high chair and travel cot for travelling families we feel would be beneficial.

    Thanks very much for staying with us. As our welcome pack in the house explains, this is a brand new property which we have just bought and furnished from scratch and so we are keen to hear of any items which we have not provided which guests may like. Thank you for your feedback! Property Owner

    Reviewed by FionaJul 2021

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  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x double and 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer,dishwasher, 50" Smart HD TV with Alexa, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Hotel standard bed linens and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed garden with lawn
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3.4 miles, pub 0.2 miles

The property

St Andrews 3 miles.

Settled in the small village of Strathkinness near to the thriving town of St Andrews, is this splendid cottage, Number 6.

Sleeping up to six guests, Number 6 is the ideal base for a family or group of friends to retreat and enjoy a refreshing break surrounded by the lush scenery of Scotland.

Arriving at the property, you will find two handy off-road parking spaces located at the rear, before being welcomed inside to discard coats, shoes and bags.

Curl up on the two generous sofas and enjoy a glass of wine with loved ones as your favourite TV show provides entertainment for the evening.

Whip up your favourite home-cooked meals or try out a new recipe in the well-equipped kitchen; the designated chef will have all they need!

Gather around the hand-crafted dining room table to discuss plans for your trip over a delicious feast.

Just off the kitchen, guests will benefit from a utility room with a washer/dryer, ideal for washing sandy clothes after a day at the beach.

Climbing the stairs, guests have a selection of sleeping arrangements, the first being a generous king-sized room, ideal for getting ready for the day in style, with an en-suite shower room with a skylight allowing natural light to flow in.

There is also a double or a twin room, where guests can rest their eyes ahead of another adventurous day.

Guests can enjoy a hot soothing soak in the bath and indulge in a good book after an adventurous day out.

Outside, you can enjoy a morning coffee on the lawns of the private garden, before setting off to see the local sites, which are only a stone’s throw away!

The glorious seaside town of St Andrews, situated just three miles away from Number 6; famously known as ‘The Home of Golf’, for its luscious golf courses, well-known historic university and its beautiful sandy beaches.

Residents at Number 6 are just a short distance from the town's selection of eight public golf courses, including the famous ‘Old Course’ stemming from the 16th century, and a brilliant golf museum which has everything you need to brush up on the sport.

For those looking for something a bit different on their trip, the well-known Eden Mill Distillery and Brewery is less than three miles away and situated on the banks of the River Eden; it is home to a wide assortment of craft gins, beers and whiskeys, where you can indulge on one of their virtual tasting experiences from the comfort of your own home!

Take a leisurely stroll through the town of St Andrews and indulge in some retail therapy in the local shops or a tasty snack at a multitude of restaurants.

Venture out of the local area to the coastal city of Dundee, just a short drive away.

Here, you can visit the Dundee Museum of Transport, a great day for the children with activities and the opportunity to have their photo taken in an old-style car.

Alternatively, take in the famous new V&A design museum, presenting the brilliance of Scottish creativity and the best of design from around the world.

Spend an evening at the Dundee Contemporary Arts where you visit an exhibition, enjoy a tasty bite to eat, take a print course, and enjoy a film all under one roof.

Number 6 is a home away from home, for family of all ages, that will leave you memories that will last for years to come.

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About the location


Dundee 13 miles; Perth 35 miles; Edinburgh 50 miles.

St Andrews is Scotland's oldest university town and is situated in the north-east corner of the Kingdom of Fife. In this region, the landscape varies from the gentle hills in the rural hinterland to the windswept cliffs, rocky bays and sandy beaches where scenes from the film 'Chariots of Fire' were famously shot. The town is easily explored on foot, as the main streets form the hub of the town and offer an interesting mix of 13th century through to modern-day buildings, found alongside a variety of shops and restaurants to suit all tastes. The association of St Andrews with golf dates to the 15th century, with the famous 'Old Course' being constructed in the 16th century, whilst today, St Andrews is the frequent venue of championship events and boasts an additional five alternative public courses in the area as well as the excellent Golf Museum. To the south of St Andrews is the East Neuk, a region of quaint fishing villages, while Fife, Dundee, Perth and Edinburgh can all be easily reached.

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