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The Beehouse; secret rural gem close to St Andrews golf, beaches and countryside

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3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
The Beehouse is a beautifully presented three bedroom holiday house located just a short drive from the historic burgh of St Andrews, famous for its world class golf courses and stunning beaches. The property forms part of a recently converted steading building adjacent to the owners' home; with three double bedrooms (one downstairs) and three bathrooms it is ideal for families, golfers and couples alike. The house was completed in August 2012 and retains many original features including a quirky backdrop to the woodburning stove in the living room; recessed stone 'beeboles' where old-fashioned straw beehives were over-wintered. The Beehouse enjoys breathtaking south-facing views across arable farmland and woodland and is in a very peaceful private location. There is a patio area accessed ...The Beehouse is a beautifully presented three bedroom holiday house located just a short drive from the historic burgh of St Andrews, famous for its world class golf courses and stunning beaches. The property forms part of a recently converted steading building adjacent to the owners' home; with three double bedrooms (one downstairs) and three bathrooms it is ideal for families, golfers and couples alike. The house was completed in August 2012 and retains many original features including a quirky backdrop to the woodburning stove in the living room; recessed stone 'beeboles' where old-fashioned straw beehives were over-wintered. The Beehouse enjoys breathtaking south-facing views across arable farmland and woodland and is in a very peaceful private location. There is a patio area accessed from the open plan living/dining/kitchen area and an area of garden for use of guests. Well behaved pets are welcome by arrangement with the owners. (charge of £25 per pet per stay) Also available is The Bothy which is a one bed apartment adjacent to The Beehouse.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Absolutely no smoking inside The Beehouse Pets are allowed with small charge £25 per dog
Bathrooms
3 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Elizabeth L
Languages spoken:English, French, Italian
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2012
Interaction with guests
We live next door but will totally respect your privacy at The Beehouse. We are here if you need us and would like to chat !
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Reviewed 15 May 2022

We are quite a difficult family to please When it comes to holiday homes. From disabled access, accessible bathrooms and accommodating a golden retriever. The beehouse was perfect for us. Beautifully decorated, well equipped. We will be back.

Date of stay: May 2022
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Roving62658444820, VR Owner at The Beehouse; secret rural gem close to St Andrews golf, beaches and countryside, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2022

Thank you for your great review ! It was lovely to host you all in The Beehouse and I really hope to welcome you back here soon. Best wishes Biz & Guy

Reviewed 28 March 2022

We took our elderly parents to this excellent house, both accommodation and outlook over the Fife countryside were first class. The owners Elizabeth and Guy are so welcoming and helpful during the stay. We cant wait to go back again.

Date of stay: March 2022
Thank Stephen M
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Roving62658444820, VR Owner at The Beehouse; secret rural gem close to St Andrews golf, beaches and countryside, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2022

Thank you Stephen for your lovely review. I hope Guy and I can welcome you back here soon. Best wishes Elizabeth

Reviewed 10 March 2022

We have stayed in the Beehouse before but with the family extending with little ones, this time we stayed in both The Beehouse and The Bothy. It was the perfect set up for our family celebrations. Such a lovely inviting decor and all the little...More

Date of stay: February 2022
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Roving62658444820, VR Owner at The Beehouse; secret rural gem close to St Andrews golf, beaches and countryside, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2022

Thank you so much for your lovely review ! It was such a pleasure to host you here and I hope you can return soon. Best wishes Elizabeth & Guy

Reviewed 1 March 2022

This is our 4th visit to The Beehouse and as always, everything was perfect. A fantastic location, but if you don’t want to move from the house, you have everything you need. Welcoming and helpful hosts, comfy beds and bedding, cosy and spacious sitting room,...More

Date of stay: February 2022
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Roving62658444820, VR Owner at The Beehouse; secret rural gem close to St Andrews golf, beaches and countryside, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2022

Thank you for your lovely ! It is always a pleasure to welcome you back here and I am looking forward to next year. Best wishes to you all x

Reviewed 24 February 2022

A beautifully presented and equipped holiday home in an ideal rural location. The owners live next door and are available, if required, to help out with advice on restaurants, walks etc. They were especially kind to us; presenting us with a bottle of champagne on...More

Date of stay: February 2022
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Roving62658444820, VR Owner at The Beehouse; secret rural gem close to St Andrews golf, beaches and countryside, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2022

Thank you for your lovely review and I am so glad you enjoyed your stay in The Beehouse for such a special occasion. Best wishes to you all xx

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Reviewed 8 October 2021

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Date of stay: September 2021
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Roving62658444820, VR Owner at The Beehouse; secret rural gem close to St Andrews golf, beaches and countryside, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2021

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Reviewed 29 September 2021

We found our experience of the Beehouse excellent and would recommend it throughly. Lovely house in a great setting. Owners charming and helpful.

Date of stay: September 2021
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Roving62658444820, VR Owner at The Beehouse; secret rural gem close to St Andrews golf, beaches and countryside, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2021

Thank you so much for your lovely review. Best wishes Elizabeth x

Reviewed 27 August 2021

We come to the Beehouse every summer and never fail to relax and enjoy our time here. The Beehouse is so well equipped, spotlessly clean and feels as fresh as the first time we visited eight years ago. Biz and family are the perfect hosts...More

Date of stay: July 2021
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Roving62658444820, VR Owner at The Beehouse; secret rural gem close to St Andrews golf, beaches and countryside, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2021

Thank you for your lovely words ! I always love welcoming you here every year and already can't wait for your return next year. xxx

Reviewed 29 June 2021

We have just been for our third stay at this beautiful rural location - firstly with family at the Beehouse and two subsequent visits as a couple with our Cairn Terrier to The Bothy. Both are highly recommended and we have just booked our fourth...More

Date of stay: May 2021
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Roving62658444820, VR Owner at The Beehouse; secret rural gem close to St Andrews golf, beaches and countryside, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2021

Thank you for your kind review ! It is always lovely to welcome back our 'regulars' and you are now part of the furniture. I am already looking forward to September xx

Reviewed 14 June 2021

From the moment we booked The Beehouse we knew that it was going to be just perfect ! Elizabeth our host was in constant touch which was a great help as our original booking was for last year however we had to cancel .We rebooked...More

Date of stay: June 2021
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Roving62658444820, VR Owner at The Beehouse; secret rural gem close to St Andrews golf, beaches and countryside, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2021

Thank you so much for your lovely review ! I am so glad you could finally come to The Beehouse and that the weather was amazing for you. It was fab to meet you all and please do come again soon xxxx

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Situated just a 10 minute drive from St Andrews, The Beehouse is perfectly located for easy access to the town. St Andrews is not only steeped in history, it is also a cosmopolitan town buzzing with activity. World famously known as ‘The Home of Golf’, St Andrews offers the choice of 11 golf courses, including several championship courses and the Old Course is a frequent venue for The Open Championship. In addition to golf, visitors enjoy two magnificent beaches; the West and East Sands, popular for walking, bird watching & water sports. St Andrews also has a great selection of specialist shops and world class restaurants to suit all budgets. Attractions in St Andrews also include:St Andrews Byre Theatre, St Andrews Botanic Gardens, St Andrews Aquarium, St Andrews Golf Museum, St Andrews Cathedral & Castle
Getting around
A car is recommended but there are also good taxi companies locally and we are close to rail and bus links
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Cancellation Policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 100% refund* if you cancel at least 2 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available if you cancel thereafter

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Frequently Asked Questions about The Beehouse; secret rural gem close to St Andrews golf, beaches and countryside

The Beehouse; secret rural gem close to St Andrews golf, beaches and countryside is able to accommodate up to 6 guests. See all property details.

The Beehouse; secret rural gem close to St Andrews golf, beaches and countryside has 3 bathrooms available. See all property details.

The Beehouse; secret rural gem close to St Andrews golf, beaches and countryside has 3 bedrooms available. See all property details.

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