Fig Cottage, 4 Admiralty Square, Elie, KY9 1BN
- Private secluded garden
- :1 minute walk to beach
- 5 minute walk to shops, restaurants and bars
- tennis and golf nearby
- gorgeous coastal walks
New for 2020
Sleeps 4 - As you make your way up the garden path and step through the front door, you'll not fail to fall for this lovely house. With bags of original features throughout the interior is tastefully decorated and is a perfect haven with a bright and contemporary feel which has recently and lovingly undergone a major renovation while still keeping its traditional charm. Along with contemporary touches this is a dog-friendly retreat that perfectly blends style with tradition. There is a lovely stretch of golden sands only a minutes stroll from your front door where you can enjoy open views over the Firth of Forth. This tucked-away gem is a comfortable getaway for four people and is ideally located to explore the exquisite Fife Coastal Villages and St Andrews as well as the amazing surrounding countryside.
Fig Cottage is located in a quiet and peaceful spot This house is ideally suited for golfers, couples or friends and families alike. For those who love golf you are spoilt with the choice of courses on your door-step or a short drive away. Popular Courses are Elie, Lundin Links, Crail and Kingbarns and of course not forgetting the world famous courses of St Andrews. Very close by is Scotland's newest golf course, a new £11 million pound course at Dumbarnie overlooking Largo Bay with an anticipated opening of Spring 2020.
Not only for golfers Fig Cottage is a perfect spot for a family holiday or romantic getaway. Food lovers will appreciate many festivals throughout the year or enjoy some close-by great Scottish cuisine and superb restaurants.
With lots to keep the whole family busy, it's no wonder that Elie has been a popular holiday destination for hundreds of years. The picturesque village has a very relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Take time to meander through the village and visit some of the shops (including a greengrocer, delicatessen, chemist and gift shops) then relax with a refreshment in one of the friendly coffee shops or bars.
The village boasts 4 glorious sandy beaches and also an intriguing volcanic beach where families can be seen sifting the sand in the hunt for the famous ‘Elie Rubies'. Proud to have been awarded the coveted Blue Flag award, the harbour beach is the busiest area where you can enjoy canoeing, sailing, pedalo, sand inflatable water rides which are all available at the Water Sports Centre that nestles in the dunes.
For the energetic visitor, Elie Sports Club offers a number of activities including tennis, putting bowls, driving range and a 9 hole golf course. The Elie links golf course stretches over 6273 yards and dates back to the 16th century. Today it is a fabulous Championship golf course.
A short walk to West Bay on the shores of the golf course, you will find the ‘Chain Walk', a series of chains that are secured to the cliffs allowing adventurous walkers to discover remote caves and rock pools. Avoid getting your feet wet by making sure that you do the walk at low tide. For the less adventurous, the coastal path stretches in both directions and has some stunning walks with breathtaking views.
The ‘Lady's Tower' that rests above the rocks at Elie Ness was designed and built for Lady Anstruther who resided in the village and was used for her to change before going for her daily swim in the waters below, it is said that a bell ringer would ring his bell in order to alert the locals to stay away whilst the lady was bathing. Today it retains much of its charm, the fireplace and chimney are still visible and the commanding views form the windows take in Elie Lighthouse to the west and St Monans to the east.
Open plan living, kitchen and dining
The sitting room is a cosy yet light space with a lovely wood-burning stove and comfortable seating. Equipped with Smart television and DVD player, perfect for relaxing in. The dining area offers views out to the garden with a window seat and two chairs. The modern kitchen is a warm friendly space with an induction hob and fan oven, washing machine with dryer, dishwasher and fridge/freezer and all the other modern-day equipment you'll need to rustle up meals and snacks.
There are two lovely bedrooms to retire to at the end of the day. One can be made up as either a double bed or two singles beds and the other bedroom has a double bed.
Shower room and WC
You will find the bright bathroom with a walk in shower perfect for waking you up in the morning.
The garden is spacious and comes complete with an area with table and chairs for alfresco meals. A place to relax in at the end of a busy day out exploring or if you want a lazy day it's a hideaway from the world when all you want to do is relax.
The property benefits from free close on-street parking on The Toft of on Admiralty Lane.
Babies are welcome, cots and high chairs are available on request but please bring your own bedding.
There is a charge of £20 per dog per stay.
Fig Cottage has broadband so if you need to stay in touch with the outside world you can.
Strictly only one dog permitted
Towels and linen provided
High chair and travel cot available (£7.50 each)
Strictly no hen or stag parties
Strictly no smoking
We want our guests to have a wonderful stay. From cleaning, maintenance and customer service we take great pride in providing the best for our guests. We love this house and its history but we never forget that its here for you to have a great holiday so use it to the full and have a great time.
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