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Thistle Flat, Pittenweem

Kingdom of Fife, 11 miles (20 minutes drive) from St Andrews
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Helen Mathers
Thistle Flat
Mid Shore
Pittenweem
KY10 2NL

M: 07909 972127

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01333 311816

Property Description

Thistle Flat is a brand new conversion on the ground floor of a historic seafront house, built in 1874. It offers self-catering accommodation suitable for all, including those who are elderly, have mobility issues and need disabled access. A ramp leads from the pavement to the Flat's own front door. Inside there are no steps, just one short ramp to the bedroom and shower room.
• Parking is available outside the front door, or in the numerous seafront spaces across the road. All spaces are free of charge.
• The bedroom can be arranged as either one king-size or two single beds. A third family member could sleep on the sofa bed in the living room.
• For parents with two children, we suggest two singles for the children in the bedroom. The sofabed in the sitting room can convert into a double for the parents. We can also supply a travel cot and a baby cradle.
• Thistle Flat is not suitable for two couples.
• Access to a courtyard garden (with BBQ).
• We welcome ONE well-behaved dog, but no cats.
• Free wi fi is available, plus 'smart' TV and DVD player. We offer a wide selection of DVDs for your evenings in, plus games and books.
• In addition to a kettle, toaster, fridge and electric hob, the kitchen area contains a combi-microwave, a small dishwasher and a clothes washer/dryer.
• Bed linen and towels plus kitchen and bathroom essentials supplied.
• No cleaning charge, as long as Thistle Flat is left tidy.
• Strictly No Smoking indoors.

Sleeps 3

Wifi Broadband Wifi Broadband
Shower Shower
Enclosed Garden Enclosed Garden
Disabled Access Disabled Access
Cyclists Welcome Cyclists Welcome
Summer Short Breaks Summer Short Breaks
Cot Available Cot Available
Parking Or Garage Parking Or Garage
Eating Out Within Two Miles Eating Out Within Two Miles
No Smoking No Smoking
Walkers Walkers
Beach Nearby Beach Nearby
Dish Washer Dish Washer
Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities
Golf Course Golf Course
Pets Welcome Pets Welcome
Winter Short Breaks Winter Short Breaks
Only One Bedroom Only One Bedroom

Property Location

Thistle Flat, Pittenweem, Kingdom of Fife
KY10 2NL, 11 miles (20 minutes drive) from St Andrews

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Helen and Nigel moved to Pittenweem in 2016 when they had the chance to buy the historic Thistle House on Mid Shore. They are both now retired and opened Thistle Flat last year for holiday lets on the ground floor.
Helen and Nigel live upstairs from Thistle Flat and aim to be there to greet you when you arrive and to be on hand, or just a call away, during your stay. Please do contact us for more information; we will be happy to discuss your needs and will do our best to make your visit to this lovely part of Scotland really special.
Languages: English, some German.
The neighbourhood:
Pittenweem is on the Fife coastal path, very popular for both short strolls and serious hikes. It is 20 minutes’ drive from the historic university town of St Andrews, the home of golf. You can easily drive (or walk) to the other seaside towns of the 'East Neuk': Crail, Anstruther, St Monans and Elie. Kellie Castle, the Secret Bunker and Kingsbarns Distillery are popular attractions nearby.
But you may simply want to stay put, watching life on the shore and exploring Pittenweem. Walk along the piers for views of the boats entering and leaving the last working fishing harbour in the East Neuk. The village has a thriving artists’ community with a selection of galleries displaying their work; there are several cafes, pubs and the new Dory Bistro and Gallery on East Shore, owned by Helen's sister Ruth and her partner Malcolm, a professional artist.

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