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The Shieling

59 reviews
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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
The Shieling is a purpose built, award winning holiday house which is finished and furnished to a high standard. This eco style property, with grass roof, nestles discretely into the hillside, only a 10min drive from St Andrews. The property has a full glass frontage to take advantage of its panoramic views over Tayside, The Eden Estuary and St Andrews bay. Offering a peaceful and relaxing location, with lawns and patios enveloping the property, our guests have the exclusive use of ample outdoor recreational / BBQ areas and garden fireplace. The accommodation consists of a large, contemporary, open plan living/dining/kitchen area with log burning stove. Tastefully furnished and finished with oak flooring throughout, it is equipped with a 40' flat screen TV, Freesat, DVD player, free WiFi...The Shieling is a purpose built, award winning holiday house which is finished and furnished to a high standard. This eco style property, with grass roof, nestles discretely into the hillside, only a 10min drive from St Andrews. The property has a full glass frontage to take advantage of its panoramic views over Tayside, The Eden Estuary and St Andrews bay. Offering a peaceful and relaxing location, with lawns and patios enveloping the property, our guests have the exclusive use of ample outdoor recreational / BBQ areas and garden fireplace. The accommodation consists of a large, contemporary, open plan living/dining/kitchen area with log burning stove. Tastefully furnished and finished with oak flooring throughout, it is equipped with a 40' flat screen TV, Freesat, DVD player, free WiFi and I-pod docking station. There is full LPG central heating. Patio doors open from the lounge onto the large paved terrace and garden grounds with its spectacular views. The generous master bedroom has a super king bed, ample storage, double wardrobes and En-suite with bath. There are sliding glass doors to the patio/garden, or you can enjoy the views from the comfort of your own bed! There is also sufficient room for a cot if required. The second bedroom offers twin single beds, fitted wardrobe and vanity desk. This room also has sliding glass doors opening onto the patio/garden. A spacious family shower room is adjacent to the second bed room. There are outside drying facilities and a utility/laundry/storage room with washing machine, tumble drier, microwave, small freezer and ironing facilities. The surrounding countryside offers excellent walking, over hills and through woodlands. Many beautiful beaches are only a few minutes drive. There is easy access to road and rail links, making it a desirable base for touring much of Scotland. Day trips may be made to The Highlands, Glencoe, the Angus Glens, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Loch Lomond, the Trossachs etc, etc - an endless list.More
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Moira M
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2014
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Simply the best property we have stayed in Scotland. From the fantastic views over the Leuchars and St Andrews to the quality of the property itself is amazing. Waking up in the morning with the sun streaming in the patio doors and pheasant squirrels and...More

Date of stay: May 2019
1  Thank paul s
Reviewed December 2, 2018

Returned home today..2nd Dec, after a 2 night stay. This is an outstanding holiday property with spectacular views. There is everything you need in the house. Nothing has been missed for your convenience. The interior is contemporary with a comfortable feel and it is scrupulously...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank FlorenceScotland
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Reviewed November 22, 2018

A fantastic place to stay just 15 minutes from St Andrews. Can’t fault the accommodation, the views were amazing and we enjoyed the constant visit of the red squirrels. Moira was a great host and we definitely will be back.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank jbrechany
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic time at Shieling. Excellent accommodation which helped us relax instantly. Views that were just stunning including the red squirrels! Great location to get to different places too. The kids loved the forest and had great adventures. Would definitely like to go...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Me and my husband stayed here in September when we were touring Scotland and it was just lovely. Open outlook and very peaceful.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank oyenusifumnaya
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Corporate Bookings
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Water Views
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Patio
Fireplace
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There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby
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