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The Sandpiper

St Andrews (6mls SE), Fife
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Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Working farm
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Luxury
Romantic
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Luxurious detached lodge with spectacular sea views over the Firth of Forth
  • Enjoy cosy nights in front of the wood burner or unwind in the sheltered private hot tub
  • Easy reach of the renowned St Andrews (the home of golf) and the coastal town of Anstruther
Property code: 83174

Spacious, bespoke lodge with magnificent views over the Firth of Forth towards the Isle of May. Relax in the private, sheltered hot tub or enjoy cosy nights in front of the wood burner.

With far-reaching views over the Firth of Forth and towards the Isle of May, this beautiful, detached lodge makes a wonderful holiday home for up to four guests. Set in a stunning part of Scotland, close to the picturesque coastal resort of Anstruther and the home of golf at St Andrews, this fabulous property makes a great holiday base for couples and families exploring the breathtaking East Neuk of Fife. One of several delightful properties at this location, this light and attractive getaway is perfect for keen walkers, cyclists, golfers and nature lovers seeking a relaxing, spacious and refreshing retreat.

Set within the grounds of a 300-acre arable farm, this lovely, bright and inviting lodge has been tastefully furnished and decorated throughout in calm, soothing tones. Featuring a private hot tub, a stylish open-plan living area and a warming wood burner, this cosy property makes an idyllic family escape.

Entering this stylish, airy and spacious lodge, the fresh and appealing open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner provides an ideal space to sit back and relax at the end of a great day. Featuring a welcoming wood burner, Smart TV, charming dining area and fully equipped kitchen, this stunning living area is a perfect backdrop to a memorable holiday. Exploring further, there are two light and sumptuous en-suite super-king-size bedrooms, each with a Smart TV and boasting wonderful views over the countryside.

Heading outside, the fully enclosed raised patio looks out over the garden and features plenty of outdoor furniture, making it a fresh and relaxing space for enjoying a BBQ, a morning coffee, an evening aperitif, or for stargazing late into the night. The seating area also features a sheltered private hot tub to unwind in, and the garden has plenty of space in which dogs can exercise and children can play.

  • 2 bedrooms – 2 super-king-size zip-and-links (which can be made up as a twin on request)
  • 1 en-suite bathroom with bath, separate shower and WC and 1 en-suite shower room with shower and WC
  • Electric oven and induction hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave and wine cooler
  • Utility room with washer/dryer
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Smart TV with Bluetooth sound bar in lounge and Smart TVs in both bedrooms
  • Enclosed patio and garden with seating areas and gas BBQ
  • Ample off-road private parking available
  • Private sheltered hot tub – bathrobes provided
  • Storage for bicycles available
  • Pubs, restaurant, shops and beach 2 miles
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £200 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £25. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

An excellent base for enjoying breathtaking walks along the stunning Fife Coastal Path, the East Neuk of Fife is an unforgettable region for eager walkers, nature lovers, cyclists and golfers.

The coastal town of Anstruther is nearby (3 miles) and is famous for both its fish and chips and as the home of the Scottish Fisheries Museum. From Anstruther you can take a boat trip out across to the Isle of May, an island with a long history of smuggling and adventure, and now a nature reserve for grey seals and a range of seabirds including razorbills, terns and puffins.

The area is renowned for its superb golf courses, including those at Anstruther (3.5 miles), Crail (7 miles) and Kingsbarns (6.5 miles). The home of golf, St Andrews (6.5 miles), is also within easy reach. St Andrews is also known for its medieval streets, ancient buildings, historic university and ruined cathedral, and provides a wide range of great places to eat and drink.

The picturesque village of Pittenweem (4 miles) has some great shops, pubs and restaurants, and attractions including Pittenweem Skate Park, St Monans Windmill and St Fillan’s Cave. Other local attractions include Kellie Castle (4 miles), Scotland’s Secret Bunker (2 miles) and Kingsbarns Distillery (5.5 miles). Fans of outdoor pursuits can head to Elie Watersports on the coast (8.5 miles).

Lisa Hogg

This property is personally managed by Lisa.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 15 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Martyn 23rd December 2023

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Fantastic Christmas stay at the cottage and would definitely go back. Excellent quality and great paddock for our two dogs.

Reviewed by Lauren 30th June 2023

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Absolutely loved staying at the Lodge, it had everything we could of wished for. The view is absolutely stunning and one of the best holiday rentals I've ever stayed in. I can't wait to come back and stay again!

Reviewed by Julie 9th June 2023

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Absolutely stunning lodge. Beautiful location with amazing views over the countryside and sea view. You will not be disappointed if you book this lodge. We have stayed in many lodges this by far is the best we have stayed in. Spotless clean, beds very comfortable and nice large sofa to relax. Beautiful log fire which we didn't get to light as we waRead mores lucky to have amazing hot weather all week. Kitchen has everything you need. Large enclosed garden which our dog loved. Will definitely be returning Hide

Reviewed by Mandy 2nd June 2023

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Absolutely fantastic property, best we have stayed in. Beautiful surroundings, fantastic view and very peaceful.

Reviewed by Margaret 21st April 2023

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Would definitely recommend the lodge. Our lodge was very spacious and well equipped. Lovely and secured for a relaxing break but close enough to St Andrews, Crail, Anstruther, Elie & Dundee..

Reviewed by David 10th March 2023

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Wonderful place ten out of ten

Reviewed by Lynn 13th February 2023

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The cottage is in a great location. Very quite but all local towns very accessible. Loved the fenced off garden for our dog to roam in. Decor was lovely and well thought out. You can tell that items of furniture were purchased for style element and not just functionality. Extremely well equipped kitchen. Loved the hot tub with the sparkly lights onRead more the ceiling. Hide

Reviewed by Rachel 27th January 2023

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We had an amazing time, its the second time we have visited (1st was a year ago) and it was as clean and perfect as it was then We had a nice relaxing weekend from our very busy working week Thank you

Reviewed by Samantha 20th January 2023

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Highly recommend. Beautiful accommodation, stunning views and fabulous under cover hottub. Lovely location by plenty of stunning beaches

Reviewed by Jodie 16th September 2022

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We stayed for 3 nights for a mini moon and it was the perfect stay! The lodge itself is stunning with everything you need and more. The owners also did small gestures to celebrate our mini moon which meant the world to us. Would defo stay again and recommend to anyone

Reviewed by Laura 19th August 2022

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The lodge was amazing. There was so much attention to detail. It was spotless and beautifully furnished. The views were gorgeous. The garden was totally enclosed which was fab for our dog. We cant wait to return.

Reviewed by Sherriene 10th June 2022

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Over the past few years we have stayed in many lodges and this one was by far the best. The lodge had amazing views, perfect peaceful location and everything about the accommodation was completed to the highest standard. The owners were extremely helpful and completely non intrusive and gave us a great insight into the area we were staying in. We jRead moreust wish we could take this amazing lodge and its views everywhere we go! We will certainly return in the near future. Hide

Reviewed by John 2nd May 2022

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This lodge is stunning.. honest I would move in if I could lol the location is so peaceful yet just a 5min drive into the town of Anstruther and 10/15mins to St Andrews. The completely enclosed garden was great for our dog who could freely wander. I have had so many people ask about this property after seeing it on my socials and we will definitelyRead more be looking to rebook! Hide

Reviewed by Alex 18th April 2022

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Quality cottage, super location. Very safe for the dog too. Easy access to routes all round North-East Fife. 4 cottages but still very private if you wanted it

Reviewed by Samantha 25th February 2022

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Exceptional. Relaxing holiday.

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