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Ladywell House (sleeps 12+2) and Steading cottage (sleeps 4+2), Falkland. Fife

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Ladywell House from the north
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6 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
20 guests
3 nights minimum
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CONCIERGE An historic and elegant Country House on the edge of Falkland in Fife, this is the perfect base for Central Scotland. The house is a former manse, built in 1806, and was, until her death, the home of Frances Shand Kydd, mother of the late Diana, Princess of Wales. Visited by Diana and her sons, Princes William and Harry, the house is steeped in Royal History. It is set within an acre of stunning walled garden and surrounded by hundreds of acres of farmland. Beautiful views from every window, and tranquility make this a most comfortable 'home from home'. Complete with terrace, BBQ and large garden, it is perfect for families and groups. The house is large, and suitable for groups of up to 12 adults and 2 kids, with 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and a downstairs loo, and 5 public room...CONCIERGE An historic and elegant Country House on the edge of Falkland in Fife, this is the perfect base for Central Scotland. The house is a former manse, built in 1806, and was, until her death, the home of Frances Shand Kydd, mother of the late Diana, Princess of Wales. Visited by Diana and her sons, Princes William and Harry, the house is steeped in Royal History. It is set within an acre of stunning walled garden and surrounded by hundreds of acres of farmland. Beautiful views from every window, and tranquility make this a most comfortable 'home from home'. Complete with terrace, BBQ and large garden, it is perfect for families and groups. The house is large, and suitable for groups of up to 12 adults and 2 kids, with 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and a downstairs loo, and 5 public rooms. We are within 40 minutes of Edinburgh, Dundee, Perth and St Andrews, and there are over 50 golf courses within 30 minutes of the house. Beautiful villages and hills surround the picturesqe town of Falkland where Falkland Palace is a very important visitor attraction. There is a lovely garden with terrace and BBQ, and there are swings and trampoline for the children. We have a local Hot Tub hirer and can arrange a hot tub for the duration of your stay. Please let us know your requirements, and we will obtain a quote for you. The steading cottage is now available to provide additional accommodation.. It was built in 1809, and converted to a cottage in 1992. It comprises: A large double with king bed, and ensuite bathroom with shower, a double room, and a small room with bunks suitable for 2 kids. There is a family bathroom with a walk-in shower. The kitchen diner is south-facing and opens onto the sunny terrace. The sitting room is large and has 2 sets of french doors opening onto patios. Set in a large garden, and with fabulous views, the property which sleeps 6, and together with the House which sleeps 14, makes accommodation for 20. Max 16 adults and 4 kids). Please contact us for details and availability.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable for up to 12 adults and 2 children, and with 3 kingsize beds and 8 single beds (one a pull-out). Pets by arrangement, please enquire.
Bathrooms
2 Showers, 3 Full baths
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About the Owner
Duncan H
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2011
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Reviewed April 17, 2021

On arrival you drive up a private drive and you have the beautiful Ladywell house in view on your right. You know on arriving at the front door you are going to come across a stunning old house. It was like stepping back in time....More

Date of stay: April 2021
Thank darrendaz1979
Reviewed January 11, 2021 via mobile

I was part of a party of 17 planning to visit for a 50th birthday party in October. However, after we booked, the law changed on Covid-19 restrictions and we would have been breaking the law to continue with the booking. As a result we...More

Date of stay: October 2020
3  Thank BexWheeler
Reviewed January 11, 2021 via mobile

Our family friend booked for a large party to stay here. Due to the changes of the COVID restrictions we were unable to go. This was down to us being from different households (at time of booking this was allowed). You would think because of...More

Date of stay: October 2020
5  Thank ATelfer97
Reviewed January 28, 2020

I am getting no satisfaction on the return of the £250 housekeeping deposit which has not reached my account and I am not happy I stayed at Ladywell House 1st November to 4th . Please have the courtesy to replyMore

Date of stay: November 2019
Thank Nomad09810696228
Duncan H, VR Owner at Ladywell House (sleeps 12+2) and Steading cottage (sleeps 4+2), Falkland. Fife, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2020

Hi Fiona and thanks. Since you posted the review I have confirmed with Tripadvisor that the damage deposit was only pre-authorised and not charged to you. They wrote to me on 5 November allowing me the opportunity to claim and I did not ask for...More

Reviewed July 17, 2019

Our large family spent a joyful week in this lovely home and couldn't have asked for more! From the start, our experience was above and beyond our imaginations. Duncan was easy to communicate with and his heart to serve people was evident. His attention to...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Fearless10560738304
Duncan H, VR Owner at Ladywell House (sleeps 12+2) and Steading cottage (sleeps 4+2), Falkland. Fife, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2019

THANK YOU....for coming to stay, and for your kind words. So glad that everything was perfect for you all. Do come to stay again when you can! Kind regards Duncan

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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
Thank GrandTour751695
Duncan H, VR Owner at Ladywell House (sleeps 12+2) and Steading cottage (sleeps 4+2), 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
Thank 763isabele
Duncan H, VR Owner at Ladywell House (sleeps 12+2) and Steading cottage (sleeps 4+2), 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

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
Thank Masting
Duncan H, VR Owner at Ladywell House (sleeps 12+2) and Steading cottage (sleeps 4+2), 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
Thank BackPacker577958
Duncan H, VR Owner at Ladywell House (sleeps 12+2) and Steading cottage (sleeps 4+2), 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
Thank ksfraseruk
Duncan H, VR Owner at Ladywell House (sleeps 12+2) and Steading cottage (sleeps 4+2), 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

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Playground
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Shared Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
Trampoline
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Within 40 minutes of Perth, Dundee, Edinburgh and St Andrews, we are close to dozens of castles, visitor attractions and places of interest. We are within 30 miles of more than 50 golf-courses. Within 5 minutes of Markinch railway station, and 10 minutes walk of the middle of Falkland.
Getting around
Buses run from the village to all destinations, but tend to take a roundabout route, so may be slow. Train to Edinburgh runs frequently from Markinch, and takes approximately 45 minutes. Park and Ride 25 minutes away.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ladywell House (sleeps 12+2) and Steading cottage (sleeps 4+2), Falkland. Fife

Ladywell House (sleeps 12+2) and Steading cottage (sleeps 4+2), Falkland. Fife is able to accommodate up to 20 guests. See all property details.

Ladywell House (sleeps 12+2) and Steading cottage (sleeps 4+2), Falkland. Fife has 5 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Ladywell House (sleeps 12+2) and Steading cottage (sleeps 4+2), Falkland. Fife has 6 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Ladywell House (sleeps 12+2) and Steading cottage (sleeps 4+2), Falkland. Fife must last at least 3 nights. See all property details.