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West Cottage

Cupar, Fife, Perthshire, Angus & Fife (Ref. 1060392)

  • Rating

  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine

Hill Of Tarvit Mansion Cottages

Resting just outside of Cupar in the region of Fife is Hill of Tarvit Mansion. Owned by the National Trust for Scotland and one of Scotland's finest Edwardian mansion houses, it offers an exceptional stay like no other. Originally built in the 17th century and later remodelled in 1906, it is now home to four beautiful properties awaiting your arrival for your Scottish adventure. The main mansion house boasts lavish furnishings, a Chinese porcelain collection and paintings by acclaimed artists, making this a truly unique choice for your Scottish escape. Staying within these stunning grounds offers guests access to explore all of the beautiful gardens, woodland, open heath and parkland, perfect for morning walks and picturesque afternoon strolls. Delve into the history of Hill of Tarvit with a traditional game of croquet on the lawn, or delight in one of the property's popular attractions, the original 9-hole hickory club golf course (charges apply), restored so you and your loved ones can enjoy the game as it was played in Edwardian times! Just ten miles from St Andrews, you can soak up the esteemed heritage of Scotland's oldest university and visit the world's most famous golf course, while the St Andrews Aquarium is a must-visit to see the black tip reef shark, seals and penguins, not forgetting to take a scenic stroll along West Sands Beach, before you find one of the many wonderful restaurants or cafés. More wondrous coastline awaits at East Neuk of Fife, with quaint harbours, pristine beaches and plenty of eateries offering freshly caught seafood on the menu, while another National Trust for Scotland property, Falkland Palace & Garden, rests within easy reach and is home to an impressive formal garden, awe-inspiring Renaissance architecture, and one of Britain’s oldest tennis courts, wonderfully placed next door to the Lomond Hills Regional Park. Kellie Castle & Gardens (NTS) is also just a scenic car journey away, here you can roam amidst the Arts & Crafts garden, observe one of the oldest ornamental plaster ceilings in Scotland in the library, and visit the sculpture studio of Hew Lorimer in the stables! Embark on your next adventure around Scotland from the enchanting Hill of Tarvit Mansion Cottages.

The property

Settled within the grounds of the National Trust for Scotland’s Edwardian mansion Hill of Tarvit, is this delightful dwelling, West Cottage.

Originally built as a home for the estate workers who maintained the mansion, West Cottage today provides a welcoming retreat for five guests in Cupar, Fife.

Nestled within its own private enclosed garden on the estate grounds, you can park up adjacent to the property before exploring the interior.

Venture into the kitchen/diner to find a homely spot to gather and begin cooking, with a farmhouse dining table as well as a country-style fitted kitchen, this room and the utility hold all you need for a self-catered stay.

Wind down in the lovely sitting room, with armchairs and a sofa to relax on after a day of rambling, plus an open fire to keep you toasty on a winter's eve.

Enjoy the benefit of an all-ground-floor layout, with three charming sleeping spots to choose from consisting of a double, a twin and a single room, all served by the spacious family bathroom where you can enjoy a relaxing soak.

Relish the lovely scenery of these well-kept grounds, as well as having your own private garden space.

For a relaxing retreat in Scotland, choose West Cottage.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1060390, 1060389, 1060391, together sleeping up to 18 guests.

Summary

  • All ground floor
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with open fire
  • Gas central heating with open fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine
  • TV, radio, DVD player
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Roadside and pay and display parking available
  • Enclosed private garden
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.6 miles
  • Note: Further log supplies available locally from Tesco garage in Cupar selling logs, coal and kindling during the winter months
  • Note: This property does not have WiFi and mobile signal is variable
  • Note: The opening times, visitor facilities and entry prices of all National Trust for Scotland properties and attractions can be viewed on their website here

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About the location

CUPAR, FIFE

St Andrews 9.7 miles; Kirkcaldy 17.8 miles

Enveloped by rolling hills, positioned alongside the babbling River Edan, in the historic county of Fife, is the picturesque town of Cupar. It retains much of its medieval character including a number of historic buildings; the Hill of Tarvit, an Edwardian mansion being well worth the visit. Owned by the National Trust for Scotland since 1949, the house contains an impressive collection of 18th century Chippendale and French furniture, as well as Chinese porcelain and lovely Dutch paintings. The Scottish Deer Centre nearby covers over 55 acres of greenery, with 13 species of deer from around the world, Fife's only wolf pack, otters and other rare Scottish breeds. The park is simply beautiful and makes a superb day out with guided tours, woodland walks, nose-to-nose sessions and birds of prey demonstrations, along with so much more! Fife Zoo is also within easy reach, as is Mount Hill for walking and Norman's Law. St. Andrews, home to the University of St. Andrew's, Scotland's oldest university and the St Andrew's Links golf course, is some 9 miles away. The town offers a bustling hub of shops, pubs and eateries as well as an interesting mix of old and modern buildings. There is an excellent Golf Museum, aquarium, cathedral and a beautiful botanical garden. The Fife Coastal Path also beckons with so much to discover along its 117 miles of dramatic scenery. You can start at the Forth of Tay and journey on a wonderful walking experience to the Forth of Firth in the south. Pass through small fishing villages, across award-winning beaches and rugged cliffs on an adventure you won't forget in a hurry. Further afield you also have the town of Kirkcaldy and the riverside city of Perth. Choose Cupar as a base for your next holiday in Scotland, for a much-deserved break.

Note: This property does not have WiFi and mobile signal is variable.
Note: The opening times, visitor facilities and entry prices of all National Trust for Scotland properties and attractions can be viewed on their website here

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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