UM4
Open plan living with harbour views
View from the property
Open plan lounge
Double bedroom
Bathroom
Watch the sun go down
Quaint St Monans
Straight outside of the front door
View from lounge window
Coastal walk to Elie
Beautiful Fife coastline
Stunning St Monans
1 / 12  Open plan living with harbour views
2 / 12  View from the property
3 / 12  Open plan lounge
4 / 12  Double bedroom
5 / 12  Bathroom
6 / 12  Watch the sun go down
7 / 12  Quaint St Monans
8 / 12  Straight outside of the front door
9 / 12  View from lounge window
10 / 12  Coastal walk to Elie
11 / 12  Beautiful Fife coastline
12 / 12  Stunning St Monans

Fishermans Loft

St Monans, Fife
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
No Dogs
4 star
Waterside views
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Apartment
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Situated on the East Neuk of Fife beautiful coastline
  • Perfect area for walking and cycling
  • The Fife coastal path runs through the village
  • Sea and River fishing available in the local area
  • Close to St Andrews the home of golf
  • A short drive to Edinburgh, Perth and Stirling
Property code: 41693

This charming getaway is nestled in a peaceful position, in the heart of the beautiful village of St Monans and benefits from spectacular uninterrupted views out to sea and over the harbour.

Looking down over the harbour in the pretty fishing village of St Monan’s, this second-floor apartment makes the perfect coastal bolthole for a couple looking to escape from day-to-day stresses.

As you enter the living room, throw open the windows and take a seat in the fantastic hanging chair. Listen to the waves lapping and the seagulls squawking, and watch the boats coming in and out of the quay. You’ll feel normal life melt away in a flash. The open-plan living space with exposed beams has a modern kitchen area to the front end with electric oven and a gas hob, plus a fridge/freezer and microwave. The breakfast bar in the centre is perfect for morning coffees and pastries with a view, and at the back of the room is a cosy sitting area with a corner sofa that is crying out to be curled up on with a film or a good book. Those staying for longer – or in the wetter winter months when the sea crashes on the harbour walls and the wind whistles around the eaves, will be glad of the utility room with a washing machine, and the modern bathroom with a large bath and shower attachment. And when the sea-air has worked its magic and the eyes begin to droop, the cute double bedroom with an iron bedstead is just the job.

  • 1 double bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Kitchen -  electric oven and gas hob, microwave and fridge/freezer
  • Utility room with washing machine
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Strictly no smoking
  • Regret no pets
  • Regret no short breaks frm May through to the end of August
  • Shops, pubs and beach within walking distance
  • Arrival: 3pm

The apartment looks directly over the quaint working harbour in the centre of St Monan's, which has a handful of local shops and cafes and plenty of activity for a spot of people-watching. Take a stroll along the coast path to St Monan's Windmill, around 1 mile away – and if you fancy having a look inside make sure you ask in the post office for the key before you go. For a longer walk, carry on to Anstruther, 3 miles from the house, which has a bigger selection of pubs and restaurants, including a very popular fish and chip shop. There's also a regular bus service from St Monan's that runs into the evenings which is useful for an evening out, or for the return trip after sampling too many local delights. Browse the interesting exhibits at the Scottish Fisheries Museum, or hop on a ferry to the Isle of May across the Firth of Forth to see the friendly seals and characterful puffin colonies. Walk along the coast path in the opposite direction from the apartment to Elie, 3 miles away, and visit Elie Ness lighthouse and Lady Janet Anstruther's Tower on the headland before enjoying a paddle in the pretty sandy bay. Elie is also home to one of Fife's oldest and prettiest links golf courses.

This property is personally managed by Lucy.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 9 guest ratings

Overall cleanliness
4.1
Overall equipment
4.6
Overall comfort
3.9
Overall location
4.9

Reviewed by Michael 13th September 2019

Nice appartment but bed is small dont think it was a double

Reviewed by Margaret 23rd August 2019

The property itself is very nice. Clean and all facilities. The area is beautiful but if you like nights out, there is no pub there, however handy for buses to Elie and Anstruther where there is plenty to do.

Reviewed by William 19th July 2019

Lovely set up in a lovely location. Everything easy to use and find.

Reviewed by Andrew 28th June 2019

Great apartment well set out with great views over the firth of forth The apartment has everything you could possibly need for your stay The surronding area is stunning with some great places to visit There are some great local restaurants serving great seafood The local area is served by a good bus service if you want a rest from driving and the cRead moreoastal walks are beautiful Hide

Reviewed by Stuart 31st May 2019

Great place to relax with an amazing outlook over the sea, we smiled every time we looked out of the window.

Reviewed by Pam 3rd May 2019

Great bus service at top of station road and runs late in the evening if fancy Anstruther for meal and drinks. Dreel Tavern recommended and on coastal walk if a walker. Unfortunately restaurant opposite apartment closes 5pm unless June, July or August so no village pub which would have been very welcome .

Reviewed by Peter 12th April 2019

Great loaction! Lovely flat for 2 people. Great views! Smaler than expected, but fine for two (the door to the bedroom is right beside the sofa and the kitchen unit). Bathrom and bedroom are single glased and the living room is double glased. There is a washing machine at the top of the stairs next to the bathroom door. St. Monans is missing a pub,Read more but has 2 small shops, a cafe, 2 restaurants and a visiting fish and chips van (2 days a week). Hide

Reviewed by Pauline 29th December 2018

Well equipped, modern and comfortable cottage. Fabulous location stunning scenery with a window view to savour sunsets and sunrises. All the added extras included made for a very relaxed and enjoyable break heading into a New Year. Highly recommended.

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Location

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