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Valentines Cottage, near St Andrews, Fife

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St Andrews West sands and the golf courses are only 10 minutes away
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2 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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Set in Scotland in the glorious Fife countryside, just 10 miles from St Andrews and 5 miles from Dundee, Valentines Cottage is part of Sandford Country Cottages, 4 luxury self-catering cottages which are part of the 'B' Listed Arts and Crafts House designed by Mackay Hugh Baillie Scott around 1902. Valentines Cottage is named after Harben J Valentine, who commissioned the architect to design 'Sandford Cottage' for his family in 1902. Downstairs there are two bedrooms, one with a king size bed, which can be split into two singles and one with a double bed. Both bedrooms are en-suite, one with a bath and one with a walk-in shower, both are fitted with Trevi rainwater showers. The comfy beds have sumptuous duvets and pillows and the bedlinen is crisp white Egyptian cotton. Microfibre duvet...Set in Scotland in the glorious Fife countryside, just 10 miles from St Andrews and 5 miles from Dundee, Valentines Cottage is part of Sandford Country Cottages, 4 luxury self-catering cottages which are part of the 'B' Listed Arts and Crafts House designed by Mackay Hugh Baillie Scott around 1902. Valentines Cottage is named after Harben J Valentine, who commissioned the architect to design 'Sandford Cottage' for his family in 1902. Downstairs there are two bedrooms, one with a king size bed, which can be split into two singles and one with a double bed. Both bedrooms are en-suite, one with a bath and one with a walk-in shower, both are fitted with Trevi rainwater showers. The comfy beds have sumptuous duvets and pillows and the bedlinen is crisp white Egyptian cotton. Microfibre duvets and pillows can be supplied if required. Upstairs you'll find a spacious open kitchen/living/dining room with oak beams and posts, 2 x 2 seater sofas and a dining table and 6 chairs. There is also a flat screen TV and a Bluetooth speaker. The kitchen has an electric cooker, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher and coffee pod machine. All cottages have oil central heating and a wood burning stove. Electricity, heating and one basket of logs is included in the rental cost, additional logs can be purchased from the office. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
2 Attached (ensuite), 1 Half bath
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About the Owner
Evelyn H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2014
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Reviewed July 28, 2016

I booked the Valentines Cottage at the Sandford House for 5 nights as the beginning of our 3-week Epic Golf Scotland holiday. From the time of booking to email correspondences with Evelyn (owner) - every step of the way was nothing but a lovely and...More

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank Irene L
sandfordpuffin, VR Owner at Valentines Cottage, near St Andrews, Fife, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2016

Thanks so much for the lovely review. It was lovely to meet you all - you were the perfect guests, and we'd love to see you all again some day.

Reviewed September 16, 2015

We stayed in Valentines Cottage for 3 nights with our 12 week old baby whilst our house was being rewired and as part of a birthday treat. We loved the place! It was a charming little cottage, in beautiful surroundings, with all the home comforts...More

Date of stay: September 2015
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sandfordpuffin, VR Owner at Valentines Cottage, near St Andrews, Fife, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2015

Thanks so much for the lovely review and glowing report of Valentines Cottage. It was lovely having you stay with us, especially the wee one, and we look forward to seeing you all again in the future. Hope the re-wiring was successful!

Reviewed August 26, 2015

We stayed in the Valentine cottage and wow! Fantastic place, absolutely immaculate and had everything we needed. The owners, Evelyn and Ralph need a very special mention. They could not be more helpful or friendly. Genuinely nice people. I would recommend the cottages without hesitation,...More

Date of stay: August 2015
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sandfordpuffin, VR Owner at Valentines Cottage, near St Andrews, Fife, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2015

Thanks Paul for the lovely review and glowing report! It was a real pleasure having you all to stay and we look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Reviewed January 5, 2015

Valentine cottage is an absolutely beautiful house in a gorgeous setting. There has been such a lot of thought and effort gone into the renovations that it's not much wonder it's such a comfortable place to stay. Everything is of a very high standard -...More

Date of stay: December 2014
Thank Beth C
Management response:Responded January 7, 2015

Thanks for the lovely review, you were perfect guests and we really enjoyed having you here. You'd be most welcome anytime you wished to return.

Reviewed November 30, 2014

We urgently needed accommodation at short notice so we couldn't believe our good fortune when we arrived at Valentines Cottage to find it so beautifully decorated, furnished & equipped & to experience such a lovely welcome from the owners Evelyn & Ralph who live in...More

Date of stay: November 2014
Thank toni210
Management response:Responded December 2, 2014

Thanks for the lovely review. So glad we could help you out as you really were the perfect guests to stay in Valentines Cottage. Hope to see you both again in the future.

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Reviewed August 20, 2014

The house itself was absolutely immaculate, beautifully furnished, kitchen very well equipped. Evelyn and her husband are very warm and friendly, couldn't do enough for us, very helpful advice about the local area. The only slight drawback is that the location requires a car journey...More

Date of stay: August 2014
Thank Nina544
Management response:Responded August 26, 2014

Thanks for the lovely review - it was a pleasure to have you all staying here at Sandford and we hope to see you again in the future.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Books
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Safe
Shared Garden
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
The area around our holiday homes has lots of things to see and do such as: A visit to Balmerino Abbey, RRS Discovery in Dundee, Dundee Science Centre, McManus Collections Unit, Eden Brewery, Walk along the beach at Tentsmuir Point, Hill of Tarvit Mansionhouse and garden, St Andrews Links golf courses, The View Restaurant is 2 minutes away, Kitschenbake Cafe is only 5 minutes away, pick fruit at Pittormie or Cairnie Fruit Farm
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Frequently Asked Questions about Valentines Cottage, near St Andrews, Fife

Valentines Cottage, near St Andrews, Fife is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

Valentines Cottage, near St Andrews, Fife has 3 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Valentines Cottage, near St Andrews, Fife has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Valentines Cottage, near St Andrews, Fife must last at least 3 nights. See all property details.