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Ladywell House, Falkland, FIFE

12 reviews
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6 bedrooms
6 bathrooms
14 guests
3 nights minimum
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A large and comfortable Georgian house built in 1806 as a manse, on the edge of the historic and beautiful village of Falkland, this property is ideal for families/groups who are seeking a peaceful venue within 40 minutes of St Andrews, Edinburgh and Perth. Set amongst 100s of acres of grazing land, and within an acre of walled garden the property has outside seating, a BBQ, swings and a trampoline. 10 minutes walk from the village of Falkland, built around the Palace, home to the early Stuart kings. This village was the first conservation village in Scotland, and has a bank, hairdressers, therapist, several craft shops, a village post office and store, an art gallery. There are 4 restaurants and 2 tea rooms. The house has 6 comfortable bedrooms, 5 beautifully appointed bathrooms, a do...A large and comfortable Georgian house built in 1806 as a manse, on the edge of the historic and beautiful village of Falkland, this property is ideal for families/groups who are seeking a peaceful venue within 40 minutes of St Andrews, Edinburgh and Perth. Set amongst 100s of acres of grazing land, and within an acre of walled garden the property has outside seating, a BBQ, swings and a trampoline. 10 minutes walk from the village of Falkland, built around the Palace, home to the early Stuart kings. This village was the first conservation village in Scotland, and has a bank, hairdressers, therapist, several craft shops, a village post office and store, an art gallery. There are 4 restaurants and 2 tea rooms. The house has 6 comfortable bedrooms, 5 beautifully appointed bathrooms, a downstairs loo, a kitchen/diner with AGA, a drawing room with open fire, a tv room with 50' flatscreen and dvd player, a dining room seating 12, and dining conservatory. Open-fires, full central heating, an AGA and electric blankets assure you warmth, even in the cooler Scottish evenings. Built in 1806 as a manse, and owned by Francis Shand Kydd from 1994 til her death in 2004, this property is steeped in history, and visited by Diana and her sons, the Prices William and Harry, We are within 30 miles of over 50 golf courses, so ideally located for golfers. We have a local Hot Tub hirer and can arrange a hot tub for the duration of your stay. Please let me know your requirements and we will provide a quote. More
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Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Hairdryer
TV
Linens Provided
Playground
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Trampoline
Toaster
Telephone
Swingset
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Hot Tub
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

A wonderful house with great atmosphere in a fine location. It was all we needed for a family get-together to celebrate a significant birthday. With the Lomond Hills just out the back and the picturesque village of Falkland within walking distance, the central location of...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Duncan H, VR Owner at Ladywell House, Falkland, FIFE, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Thanks, and delighted that the house and surroundings were everything that you expected! We loved having you and the kids to stay, and look forward to your return! Duncan

Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

Lovely old house, Duncan the owner was very nice and accommodating. There was 14 of us celebrating my husbands birthday. The bed rooms were extremely spacious and the living area fabulous. The weather was terrible so it was nice to cosy up in front of...More

Date of stay: March 2018
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Duncan H, VR Owner at Ladywell House, Falkland, FIFE, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely review, and we do appreciate the feedback. The AGA is, according to those who have one, the best cooking appliance, but it does take a different mind-set to the gas or electric oven. There are AGA cookery books...More

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Reviewed December 30, 2017

The owner extended great curtesy regarding my booking while family members worked out the travel logistics. The quality of the rental was high in all areas, effective and most comfortable. We much appreciated the Christmas Tree and decorations in the public rooms. We were eight...More

Date of stay: December 2017
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Duncan H, VR Owner at Ladywell House, Falkland, FIFE, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2017

Thank you so much for the lovely words, and delighted that the trip was a huge success for you all. Do please come again, though Christmas 2018 is already booked! Take care and best wishes for 2018! Duncan

Reviewed October 11, 2017

We needed a large country house where 13 family members could stay for a long weekend and which could also cope with lots of extra day guests, including 10 children, for our Golden Wedding celebration. Ladywell House with lots of outdoor space and facilities for...More

Date of stay: September 2017
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Duncan H, VR Owner at Ladywell House, Falkland, FIFE, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2017

Thank you so much for the lovely review, and for your praise. We loved being able to offer the perfect venue for your special day, and do hope that you will come again in 10 years! Take care. Duncan

Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Ladywell House provided a wonderful setting for our family gathering of 15 people, aged between 100yrs and 2weeks! The huge kitchen was the hub for our family with the conservatory table an ideal base for all the craft/colouring-in by the grandchildren. Baking a birthday cake...More

Date of stay: July 2017
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Duncan H, VR Owner at Ladywell House, Falkland, FIFE, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2017

Thanks so much Keith for the kind words, and sorry that the AGA was not the best cooker for a cake...I do provide AGA cookbooks, and once you get the hang of it, the AGA is the best cooker for cakes in the world! My...More

About the Owner
Duncan H
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:93%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2011
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200 yards before the village of Falkland on A912 heading west.
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There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 20.0 km
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