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Crail Post House, Scotland

Crail Post House Family friendly Luxury Pet/Dog Friendly Holiday Cottage in Crail, Fife, Scotland


Luxury pet friendly self-catering sleeps 5. centrally located in crail, historic east neuk lobster fishing village near st andrews. great coastal walks, beaches and many golf courses

covid-19:  full refund if we are required to close or travel restrictions stop you coming. enhanced cleaning in accordance with association of scottish self caterers' guidance our housekeepers  comply with the "Cleaning Protocols for Self-Catering Properties and Short-Term Lets in the Context of Covid-19" issued by the Association of Scottish Self-Caterers (of whom we are members) in consultation with the Scottish Government. A summary is available on Pittenweem Properties website, and full details are available from the assc. In addition to enhanced cleaning, please note we are changing all pillows, duvets, mattress protectors & pillow protectors at each let: i.e we are "resting" one set between lets. 

Welcome to Crail Posthouse

Our stylish 19th century house lies in the conservation area heart of this picture postcard fishing village. We provide the perfect base for discovering the many delights of the area such as quaint fishing villages, the Fife Coastal Path and historic St Andrews – the home of golf. Tripadvisor Traveller's Choice Award 2020

The Posthouse is a spacious middle and top floor property sleeping 5 in two double and one single bedrooms with 2 bathrooms, one with a freestanding bath. The bright mid-floor sitting room opens into an open plan kitchen/diner, and on the top floor there is a small sitting room/library with views across the rooftops to the sea.

We provide unlimited fibre wifi, an extensive welcome pack including sparkling wine (champagne for winter weekends), Siabann Scottish luxury toiletries and many other extras. 42inch smart TV with Netflix.

We are very dog friendly (up to 2 dogs welcome) and were chosen as a 2013 Feature Property by Your Dog Magazine, but regret not suitable for under 6s except babies. Parking is free all year – often at the front door.

A relaxing and well-equipped home from home…

The house is full of special touches like local artworks, photographs (mostly by David), Scottish fabrics, Swedish throws, down duvets and Designer Guild wallpapers. We have retained many original features such as the pine staircase and woodwork, but added oak and tiled floors and quality furnishings.

After a rewarding day out it’s lovely to relax in our bright sitting room with its bay window overlooking the whitewashed and stone houses that form the quiet residential part of Crail High Street.  On cold days turn on the stylish electric stove and enjoy one of our extensive collection of DVDs – or log into your Netflix account on our smart TV.

While away an evening with a glass of prosecco from our welcome pack in our cosy top floor study/library. There you can slow the pace with one of our extensive collection of hardback books and games. 

Crail & around

Crail is a quiet, mostly residential, south facing village with pretty gardens, seaside walks and 18 century lanes leading down to the much photographed 17th-century harbour (cooked local lobsters available in season).

The East Neuk, the local name for East Fife, is well known to Scottish visitors but largely unknown to visitors from further afield and abroad. They are often surprised by how unspoilt and slow paced it is, particularity outside the summer - and by how dry it is (allegedly the sunniest part of Scotland).

From the house there are lovely all year walks along Fife Coastal Path which runs in either direction, 183 kms in total).  Walking west, the path connects the various East Neuk fishing villages, Cellardyke, Anstruther, Pittenweem, St Monans and Elie. Each have a different character and between them offer a range of cafes restaurants and galleries. 

Nearby beautiful sandy beaches are perfect for a picnic or a paddle (or even a swim!).

Golfers are spoilt for choice, and St Andrews - the home of Golf - is just a 15 minute drive. Play at our 4 local courses, Balcomie (Crail Golfing Society, the 7th oldest club in the world) and Kingsbarns. Or at one of the 25 courses within a 15 mile radius, from the iconic St Andrews Old Course to the small scale friendly 9 hole at next door Anstruther.

Further afield, drive to Leuchars Station (30 mins) and take the regular fast service direct to Princes Street in the centre of Edinburgh (60mins). or Dundee (20 minutes).

Sustainability

As much as possible we use organic and/or Fairtrade sustainable products for our welcome packs, and by Spring 2020 virtually all our lighting has been (or is being) converted to low energy led lighting. 

Last but not least, we are proud to give work to local housekeepers and tradespeople, and that our year-round occupancy rates bring visitors to support local shops and businesses.

For more information, please click on the contact links or visit our website.

 

Availability for Family friendly Luxury Pet/Dog Friendly Holiday Cottage in Crail, Fife, Scotland

Facilities and Features

Facilities:

  • Bathroom:
    Bath, Power Shower
     
  • Communications:
    Broadband Internet, Wifi
     
  • Entertainment:
    Board Games, Book Library, CD \ Music, DVD Player, Freeview, iPod Docking Station, TV, Video\DVD Library
     
  • Heat:
    Central Heating, Open Fire
     
  • Kitchen:
    Cooker, Dishwasher, Fridge, Fridge/Freezer, Grill, Microwave, Oven, Toaster
     
  • Laundry:
    Ironing Board \ Iron, Serviced By Cleaner, Tumble Dryer, Washing Machine
     
  • Price Included:
    Electricity and Fuel, Linen, Towels, Welcome Pack
     
  • Rooms:
    Dining Room, Kitchen, Living Room
     
  • Standard:
    Luxury
     
  • Suitable For:
    Eco-Friendly, Families, Romantic getaways, Short Breaks, Special Occasions
     
Room Details:

Sleeps: 5
 

2 Double Rooms

1 Single Room

2 Bathrooms


Pet & Dog Friendly Pets Welcome
Suitable for Families Family Friendly
Eco Friendly Eco Friendly
Online Payment Accepted Book and Pay Online

Location Details and Things to Do

About Crail and Fife
Situated in the heart of the historic East Neuk fishing village of Crail, 50 miles North East of Edinburgh. Good location for touring the towns and villages of Fife, visiting St Andrews, playing golf and enjoying coastal walks.

Nearest Bus Stop:
20 metres
Nearest Train Station:
Leuchars 30 minutes
Nearest Airport:
Edinburgh 50 miles
Location Details:

This Holiday Cottage in Fife is in or close to:
  • Central Scotland
  • Coast of Scotland
  • Kingdom of Fife

This Holiday Cottage in Crail, Scotland:
  • has many local attractions and things to do
  • has fishing available on site or nearby
  • has Golf courses nearby
  • is in a good location for cycling and mountain biking
  • is in a good location for walking and climbing
  • a car is advised
  • is in a village location
  • is near a beach
  • has great local bird and wildlife

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