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Valentines Cottage, near St Andrews, Fife

Furnishings by Moon Fabrics
5.0 of 5 bubbles
6 reviews
Furnishings by Moon Fabrics
Baillie Scott & Valentines Cottages overlooking the courtyard
Valentines entrance hall
Front bedroom
With ensuite shower room
Front bedroom mirror and oak chest of drawers
Ensuite shower room with Trevi shower
Back bedroom
Staircase to living area
Galley kitchen with washing machine, dishwasher, cooker, fridge/freezer, coffee machine etc
Dining area
Open plan living/kitchen/dining
Back door from Valentines Cottage onto wooded grassy area
Looking over the courtyard to the main house from Valentines Cottage
The garden
Courtyard seating area
The holiday homes from the carpark
The courtyard steps up to Valentines Cottage
St Andrews West sands and the golf courses are only 10 minutes away
Baillie Scott & Valentines Cottages in the west wing of Sandford House
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2 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Newport-on-Tay, Fife, Scotland
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 r...
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About the Owner, Evelyn H
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 4 days ago
Listed since : Aug 2014
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 12 reviews and 4 properties
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Listing #HL4643247
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Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 for a stay in June 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 positive experience. After the booking - I saw that the Sandford House had been featured...

Management response:

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.


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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015 for a stay in September 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 you could want and a lovely, helpful host (Evelyn) to boot. There were two double...

Management response:

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!


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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015 for a stay in August 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, they are well equipped and finished to a standard far higher than you'd expect from...

Management response:

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.


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Garden
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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24 Mar 2017
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25 Mar 2017 -
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3 nights
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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
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Edinburgh: 80.0 km
Railway: Leuchars: 8.0 km
Ferry: Rosyth: 70.0 km
Just off the main A92 road. Postcode DD6 8RG
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 4.0 km.
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