21 Shoregate - stylish seaside cottage in Crail

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Description from the owner

  • House
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 4

Bedrooms: 2

Bathrooms: 1

Sleeps: 4

Type: House

21 Shoregate - stylish seaside cottage in Crail

Twenty-One Shoregate is an 18th century cottage located a stone’s throw from the picturesque harbour in Crail. It is cosy and stylishly decorated, with a secluded elevated cottage garden overlooking the rooftops below and on to the sea and the Isle of May - perfect for sea and star gazing. There are sea views from the master bedroom... leave your bedroom windows ajar and wake to to the sound of waves lapping the shore below.

The cottage sleeps up to 4 people. The master bedroom has a super king-sized bed. The second bedroom has two full-sized twin beds. The twin beds convert to a second super king-sized bed - request this ahead. The bedrooms ...Read more

About the owner

Susan Irvine

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    5.0 / 5.0 based on 30 reviews


21 Shoregate - stylish seaside cottage in Crail
Crail, Fife & Saint Andrews, Scotland

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Additional Location Information

Crail is located 9 miles south of St Andrews and is one of the best preserved East Neuk fishing villages. It has a thriving village community, with a local bakers, butchers, fish and chip shop, whole foods store, and 2 convenience stores.

There is a long-established pottery, a local museum and a couple of charming tea shops and also a couple of pubs serving local produce for lunch and dinner. A visitor information office is located in the heart of the village. This is great golfing country. Crail has two stunning courses, Balcomie and Craighead, while the beautiful Kingsbarns links are only three miles away, and the world-famous Old Course at St Andrews is a fifteen-minute drive along the coast.

Fresh crab and lobster is available from the harbour over the summer months.

There are three small sandy beaches, rock pools and the rocky coastal path to explore. Two of the beaches are within two minutes walk of the cottage.

Crail is an hour and a half drive from Edinburgh. The East Coast train line that runs from London to the far north stops at Leuchars station, twenty minutes drive from the cottage. London Kings Cross to Leuchars is 5 1/2 hours or 6 hours depending on the train. The Caledonian sleeper to Aberdeen also stops at Leuchars, so you can get on in London at bedtime and wake up in Fife. Dundee Airport is 25 miles away and has flights to Heathrow and London City airports and destinations further afield such as Paris, Florence and Amsterdam. Edinburgh Airport is 50 miles away and has many national and international flights.

More About This Location

Beach or lakeside relaxation, Rural retreats, Waterfront

Getting There

Nearest ferry port: Rosyth, 35 miles
Nearest airport: Dundee, 24 miles
Nearest train station: Leuchars, 15 miles
Car is recommended



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