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Overview of Carters Cottage is a 200 Year old Fully Refurbished Stone Built Weavers Cottage

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2 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, WiFi, linens
TV, fireplace, table football, toys
TV, fireplace, table football, toys
Fridge, microwave, oven, hob
Fridge, microwave, oven, hob

5.0/5 Exceptional

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Outdoor Space
  • Barbecue Grill
  • Fireplace
  • Breakfast Available

Explore the area

    Popular LocationHill of Tarvit4 min drive
    Popular LocationSt. Andrews Botanic Garden11 min drive
    Popular LocationSt. Andrews Links22 min drive
    AirportEdinburgh (EDI)55 min drive

Space details

2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 4
Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bathroom 1
Combined bath/shower
Bathroom 2
Shower

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About this area

Cupar

Located in Cupar, this cottage is in a rural area. Old Course at St Andrews and St. Andrews Links are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Tannadice Park or Dens Park. Make sure you get close to the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching. Guests appreciate the property's quiet location.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Hill of Tarvit - 4 min drive
  • St. Andrews Botanic Garden - 11 min drive
  • Swilken Bridge - 12 min drive
  • Old Course at St Andrews - 20 min drive
  • St. Andrews Links - 22 min drive

Getting around

  • Cupar Station - 6 min drive
  • AirportEdinburgh (EDI) - 55 min drive

Restaurants

  • Fisher and Donaldson - 4 min drive
  • Aangan Indian Restaurant - 5 min drive
  • Watts - 5 min drive
  • Shehnai Indian Restaurant - 5 min drive
  • Mystic Dragon - 5 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire cottage to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Carters Cottage is a 200 Year old Fully Refurbished Stone Built Weavers Cottage

Adults-only cottage in Cupar with outdoor tennis court
Ceres is ideally placed just 7 miles from St Andrews in the historic Kingdom of Fife and provides an ideal base to explore and enjoy the best of what the Kingdom has to offer. Located in the heart of the village, Carters Cottage is a 200 year old fully refurbished stone built cottage which externally retains the charm of a traditional weaver’s cottage, whilst internally providing all the facilities and comfort of modern living. The entrance to Carters Cottage is on a quiet private road (Back Latch) which serves only a handful of houses. The cottage has its own parking place immediately next to the garden entrance. The accommodation is split over two floors. The ground floor is comprised of a substantial living room which has been sympathetically restored to expose the original stone gable end wall and fireplace. The fireplace now houses a wood burning stove which provides a cosy atmosphere on those cooler winter evenings. During the day the cottage is light and airy, as is typical of a traditional weaver’s cottage. By prior arrangement the ground floor bedroom can provide accommodation for either two single people or the beds can be linked to provide one super king sized bed for couples. The bedroom also has an adjacent bath and shower room. The spacious kitchen has a dining area for four people and is fully equipped enabling visitors to prepare everything from simple snacks to elaborate supers. On the upper mezzanine level the open plan second bedroom with ensuite shower room looks out over the vaulted ceiling of the two story living room below. The room offers a double bed, however, an additional child bed or cot can be provided on request. The upper level has views of the court yard and walled garden beyond. The cottage is equipped with a 4K Ultra HD television and has 24 hour fast internet access. Externally there is space to store equipment such as golf clubs, bicycles, canoes, surf boards etc. There is a flagstone patio with a table and garden chairs next to the cottage door and access to a larger seating area in the secluded walled garden; which is shared with the main house. Depending on the season the garden provides apples, rhubarb, raspberries, gooseberries, black and red currents which guests are welcome to pick. Situated at the north of the Kingdom of Fife, this region has much to offer from historic working harbours and enchanting coastal villages, ancient castles and abbeys, to a royal palace. There is also a wealth of fabulous local food and drink that can be sampled at farmers markets, shops and eateries, not to mention the many famous distilleries that offer whisky or gin tours. Out and about amid rolling hills, green forests and sandy beaches Fife offers hundreds of miles of cycle paths, footpaths and costal walks. From the door of Carters Cottage you can walk through the fields and woods to the Hill of Tarvit Mansion House and garden, climb the hill to enjoy the fantastic views over the surrounding countryside, then call in at Hatters for afternoon tea at the beautiful National Trust owned Edwardian Mansion House. In addition, Barbarafield Riding School is a short walk away or minutes by car which offers horse riding, hacking and lessons with qualified instructors. A selection of bicycles & cycle helmets are available to use when visiting Carters cottage, but its best to check availability in advance. Carters Cottage is ideally situated to provide easy access to some of the most varied golf courses in Scotland from the famous Links courses to courses at charming inland venues. The locations may be set overlooking golden sandy beaches, within breath taking mountain scenery or heathland courses set amongst pine trees, silver birch and heather. Many courses including the old course at St Andrews are open to the public, but booking in advance is recommended. Coastline cruises are available and boat trips in the summer from Anstruther to the Isle of May, a fascinating island that was once used by monks, Vikings and smugglers, but today houses one of Scotland’s oldest lighthouses and is home to large colonies of puffins and seals.
Guest accommodation at this cottage offers fireplaces and coffee/tea makers. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and hairdryers.
Recreational amenities at the cottage include an outdoor tennis court.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Jacqueline Williams
Speaks English

Property amenities

Internet

  • WiFi available

Parking and transport

  • On-site parking

Family friendly

  • Children's toys
  • High chair
  • Children's games

Kitchen

  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Spices
  • Coffee grinder

Dining

  • Breakfast available for a fee

Bedrooms

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided

Bathrooms

  • 2 bathrooms
  • Combined shower/bath
  • Towels provided
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet paper

Living spaces

  • Fireplace
  • Dining room
  • Wood stove

Entertainment

  • TV
  • Table football
  • Games
  • Books
  • Music library

Outdoor areas

  • Porch or lanai
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture

Laundry

  • Washing machine

Comfort

  • Heating

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Suitability/Accessibility

  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • In a rural location
  • Near a health or beauty spa
  • Near a hospital
  • In a village

Things to do

  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Cycling on site
  • Bike rentals on site
  • Tennis on site
  • Golf on site
  • Golf nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Birdwatching nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain climbing nearby

Safety features

  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector
  • Deadbolt lock

General

  • Sleeps 4
  • Property does not allow children

Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the property manager with check-in and check-out instructions

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

This property welcomes adults only

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit and a deadbolt lock

Frequently asked questions

Is Carters Cottage is a 200 Year old Fully Refurbished Stone Built Weavers Cottage pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
What time is check-in at Carters Cottage is a 200 Year old Fully Refurbished Stone Built Weavers Cottage?
Check-in begins at 4:00 PM.
What time is check-out at Carters Cottage is a 200 Year old Fully Refurbished Stone Built Weavers Cottage?
Checkout is at 11:00 AM.
Where is Carters Cottage is a 200 Year old Fully Refurbished Stone Built Weavers Cottage located?
Situated in a rural location, this historic cottage is within 1 mile (2 km) of Fife Folk Museum and Kingarrock Golf Course. Hill of Tarvit is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) away.
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5/5 Excellent

lovely place
would definitely recommend stopping.

5/5 Excellent

Lovely place
Wkuld definitely recommend.

5/5 Excellent

Perfect retreat to the country, superb renovated cottage!
The property lies in a small village, easily reachable from Edinburgh, very rural. It is a beautifully done, with full respect to the heritage, conversion of a 200yr old weavers cottage. It has all needed essentials (and more) to make your stay enjoyable. Also Jacqueline is the perfect host. On arrival day we got a warm welcome, and very toughtfull scones, clotted cream and marmelade, we felt immediately at home. It's a cozy cottage and has a lot of space and using a woodstove gives a that nice extra warmth (there's also central heating available). In short: we had such a good time and we were so welcomed that we will certainly revisit the cottage in the near future! I can absolutely recommend it, it should be on anyone's shortlist. John Leenders (NL)

5/5 Excellent

A wonderful stay in Carters Cottage
We loved our stay in Carters Cottage. The cottage is cosy and very comfortable, beautifully furnished, very well equipped and has great outdoor space. It is endearing cottage. The village it is located in is very quaint and we enjoyed spending time here. It is also an ideal base for exploring some of Fife's coastal towns. Our host, Jackie, was very welcoming and helpful. We plan to revisit soon.

5/5 Excellent

Stunning cosy retreat close to many local cities
Carters cottage is perfectly appointed with everything you could need for a cosy getaway. You can walk to the local shop, post office and pub in 5 minutes, the bus stop is 1 minute further which goes to many local cities/towns. The property has a full gorgeous kitchen, amazing big comfy sofas and beds, and a lovely deep bath with shower over. The pictures don’t do it justice!! 20 mins drive from St Andrews which has a really easy access beach and parking close by (also watch the golfers!). 20 min drive from Elie, Anstruther and Crail all of which are little villages/towns with lots to see and some light walking. Fish and chips great at Anstruther, and worth going to see Crail pottery and meet the family/see the kilns! We are already planning the next visit! Jackie is a great host, approachable and easily contactable. We used the washing line and had some apples and runner beans from the garden which was so generous; thank you! This place is worth a visit!

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