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Pitcairlie Lodge, nr Auchtermuchty, Fife - Sleeps 4

"Close to sandy beaches and picturesque villages – with golf at St Andrews nearby . . ." Ideal for family gatherings, special occasions, select weddings or corporate events, Pitcairlie House c...

"Close to sandy beaches and picturesque villages – with golf at St Andrews nearby . . ."

Ideal for family gatherings, special occasions, select weddings or corporate events, Pitcairlie House can accommodate up to 21 guests in five delightful properties (all graded Visit Scotland ‘4 Star’ and awarded the Green Tourism Silver Award) - each apartment being entirely individual and self-contained. All five splendid holiday properties enjoy shared use of a superb indoor heated swimming pool and sauna - they all have an internal access to the swimming pool (except Kudu UED, reached along the verandah).
They are set in a lovely rural situation, 3 miles south of Newburgh on the Firth of Tay, and 18 miles from Perth, in a 120-acre wildlife haven of woods, streams and rolling hills. Eland (UEB, sleeps 6), Sable (UEC, sleeps 4), Kudu (UED, sleeps 4), The Garden Apartment (UEE, sleeps 3) have been formed within a large Victorian wing of the owners’ 16th-century country mansion, while the Lodge (SBK, sleeps 4) is set on the edge of woodland by the end of the drive. Just 2 miles away is the attractive village of Auchtermuchty, while medieval Falkland with its historic palace is only 2 miles farther on. Both villages offer a selection of shops, inns and restaurants. Shops 2 miles.


  • Bed linen and towels inc
  • Cot
  • H/chair
  • TV
  • DVD
  • Stereo
  • M/wave
  • Shared use of laundry room with washer/dryer
  • F/freezer
  • Tel by meter reading
  • Shared grounds of 120 acres
  • Garden furniture
  • Shared BBQ
  • Parking
  • Shared indoor heated swimming pool (23ft x 12ft) and sauna available all year round
  • Natural spring water supply
  • Hamper by arr
  • NB: Small fenced lake



  • Superb indoor heated swimming pool (23ft x 12ft) and sauna (open year round, winter 9am - 7pm, summer 8am - 9pm).
  • Grounds of 120 acres, comprising woods, parklands, pastures, stream and ornamental lake with maintained pathways around the estate.
  • Children’s play area.
  • Nearby Adventure Recreation Centres offering quad-biking, off-road 4 x 4 driving, clay pigeon shooting and archery. For golfers, there are 44 courses in the Kingdom of Fife, offering a test for all abilities. St Andrews being only 40 minutes’ drive away, while Ladybank is just 10 minutes away.


Situated just beyond the pillared entrance to the main house, backed by pretty woodland, this cottage is just 5 minutes’ walk to the main house where there is ample parking for easy access to the pool and other facilities. This delightful, south-facing, refurbished cottage is an ideal venue for honeymooners or a romantic break. It meets the Visit Scotland ‘4 Star’ standard, provides convenient ground floor accommodation with wheelchair access (National Accessibility Category 3), and has its own garden and patio. Large sitting-room with open fire and separate dining area. Well-fitted kitchen with door to garden and patio. Double bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet. Twin bedroom. Bathroom with toilet.


  • Open fire - logs inc
  • Elec and gas CH inc
  • Washer/dryer
  • Wi-fi avail foc in main house with own laptop
  • Own grounds
  • Wheelchair access – limited facilities for the disabled


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Customer Reviews of Pitcairlie Lodge, nr Auchtermuchty, Fife - Sleeps 4

1st comment: This very well appointed cottage is ideally based for exploring the surroundings. We were blessed with the weather and didn’t need the wellies at all so were able to get out and find some brilliant walks for us and our cocker spaniel. The large fire was a welcome addition to the efficient central heating ensuring a cosy finish to each day. Feb 2012.

2nd comment: Lovely grounds with short walks - ideal to get out for an hour or so. Use of the pool is a great luxury. Dec 2011.

3rd comment: Well appointed and nice peaceful location. Feb 2011.

4th comment: Idyllic, it was situated on the entrance to the estate leading up to the main house, and just off a country road. There were agreed walks within the estate, and use of the swimming pool and sauna. It was quite, and relaxing which was what we wanted. Property was clean and tidy, enough room for two couples with one bedroom with ensuite whilst there was a bathroom next to the other bedroom. No interference from the owners. March 2010.

5th comment: The setting. Oct 2009.

6th comment: The setting, peacefulness, location to nearby places to visit, definitely log fire! The grounds for walking the dogs were delightful, kids enjoyed the swimming pool. Oct 2009.

7th comment: It was a lovely well maintained cottage with everything you needed including a wonderful log fire with an unlimited supply of logs. Oct 2009.

8th comment: A lovely lodge in beautiful surroundings, close to all local amenities. An excellent place for dogs and children. Very good family place to stay. Would definitely return. April 2008.

9th comment: A beautiful, peaceful and idyllic setting suitable for anyone who is looking for a quiet countryside break. Sept 2007.

10th comment: A charming property in a beautiful setting with a nice swimming pool nearby. April 2007.

11th Comment The property was in a lovely location, with lots of walks to enjoy and in a excellent general location to get to different places! Sept 2008.

12th Comment We have gone self catering for years but this has been one of the best places we have been at. The use of the swimming pool was an added bonus. Oct 2008.

More Property Details

  • Property Reference: SBK
  • HMG Ref: 1100742
  • Property Type: Detached Historic
  • Number of Bedrooms: 2
  • Sleeps Suit: 4
  • Features: Open Fire, Spring Fed Water, Easy Walking Access
  • Facilities: Cot, High Chair, TV, DVD player, Washing Machine, Shower, Barbecue
  • Location Features: Rural
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Week rental Starts: Saturday
  • Parking: For 2 Cars
  • Pets: 2
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