Herring House, 4 Still Park, Pittenweem, KY10 2NT
- Private parking
- BT sports package
- beautiful gardens
- situated beside the picturesque harbour
- walking distance to shops, bars and restaurants
- golf, horse riding, watersports and tennis nearby
- gorgeous coastal walks
Sleeps 8 - Herring House is a beautiful combination of traditional and modern living in this beautiful seaside village in the heart of the East Neuk. A very spacious house with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms (2 en-suite), all with fabulous sea views. Off street parking for 3 cars, an amazing huge decked and grass garden built into the rock face which is a sheltered spot for admiring the fabulous sea views. Just off the harbour front in Pittenweem, Herring House is a wonderful spot for a family holiday, group of golfers or walkers. At the gate is the coastal path, the beaches and harbour of Pittenweem.
Tucked into a corner of the east coast of Scotland between St Andrews and Edinburgh, the East Neuk of Fife is one of Scotland's most beautiful regions. It has a character all its own, attracting artists by the thousands to its unique combination of history, sea, farmland and beaches, its picturesque fishing villages with their Dutch-style houses and its world famous golf courses. There is so much to do here for the whole family, from kayaking to horseriding, and yet there is great peace here too. In the summer, flowers line the hedgerows and the fields are rich with crops while fishing boats bob in the sea. It's a perfect place to relax, to eat well, and to recharge the batteries. Eight coastal villages comprise the East Neuk - each with its own special character.
Pittenweem - its name is Gaelic for 'place of the cave' - is a working fishing port, its busy harbour being the main landing point for the daily catch. It is a small village of some 1500 inhabitants, with a history not just of fishing and trading but of art too. In August over 100 artists exhibit at the annual Pittenweem Arts Festival and over 30 artists make their permanent home here. The village is blissfully situated, white houses with red pantiled roofs tumbling down to harbour and spreading up and beyond to the fields above. It is situated between Anstruther with its bustling harbour, the Fisheries Museum, supermarkets, various shops and renowned restaurants and the quieter village of St Monans, home to an excellent fish restaurant.
Pittenweem is a very well stocked village with a butchers, bakers, chemists, hairdresser, fish and chips shop (many think it's the best on the coast), a few pubs, the wonderful Cocoa Tree chocolate and teashop, the Heron bistro on the High Street, and the new Pittenweem Inn on the outskirts. This is a haven for art lovers, for foodies, and for those who simply want to enjoy the unique atmosphere of an historic village - you can still visit the cave that once housed a hermit and gave the village its name. This area is particularly attractive to golfers of course - there are some wonderful courses within half an hour: Anstruther (1 miles away, its club house provides an excellent lunch), Balcomie Links at Crail, Elie, Balbirnie Park, Kingsbarns, Scotscraig, Charleton, Lundin Links, Carnoustie where the 2018 Golf Open will take place and of course there is St Andrews, just 15 minutes away and its historic courses.
St Andrews - 9 miles
Edinburgh airport - 46 miles
Leuchars station - 30 minutes
Pub - 5 minutes walk
Restaurant - 5 minutes walk
Shops - baker, butcher, general store, chemist - 5 minutes walk
Golf - championship and links courses within 10 minutes
Fife Coastal Path
Pittenweem Arts Festival
Anstruther Fisheries Museum
On arrival in Pittenweem the house is located at the far west end of the harbour and has access to the lovely cove and beaches there. There is ample parking for 3 cars, handy during peak season! Once in the front door the kitchen/dining room is to the right and the spacious, very cosy large sitting room is to the left of the hallway. The stairs in front lead directly up to the bedrooms on the 1st and 2nd floor.
Kitchen: Fully equipped with gas hob and electric oven, fridge / freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, drier and microwave, plenty of tableware for 8. The table will seat 8. The view from the window is to the courtyard at the front. Tiled floor.
Sitting Room: Comfortably furnished with ample comfy sofa seating and armchairs for 8 people. It is a great place to sit with a cosy coal effect gas fire for colder evenings. There is a large flatscreen TV with digital channels. There is also a DVD player for your use. The under stairs cupboard in the lounge is good storage for clubs etc.
On the first floor are the 3 bedrooms (2 king-size bedrooms and one bunk room). These rooms are all located to the front and have sea views.
Bedroom 1: Master bedroom with king-size bed and en-suite shower room. This room has a large walk in wardrobe and sea views.
Bedroom 2: This room has full sized bunkbeds, chest of drawers and sea views.
Bedroom 3: Another large king sized bedroom with stunning views.
Family bathroom: The spacious family bathroom has a large modern walk-in shower, whb and wc.
Bedroom / studio room: This floor has a stunning large bedroom fitted with super king-size bed and seating area. The views are out to sea. There is a desk at the window. It is just a fantastic creative space in the house to enjoy the view, write or draw.
Bathroom: Newly installed stylish bathroom with WC, wash hand basin and bath.
Garden: The large garden is fabulous for spending a sunny afternoon or balmy evening enjoying the view. The pathways are lit and the decked area has power points for musical evenings whilst enjoying the long Summer nights. A barbecue is also available for your use.
GCH - Wi Fi - One well-behaved dog allowed, £20 additional fee - Travel cot and high chair (small additional charge) - Barbecue
Strictly No hen or stag parties
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