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The Old Granary

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The Old Granary
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Crail Harbour during food festival
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
4 nights minimum
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The spacious apartment forms part of a tastefully converted granary which dates back to 1700s and is full of character. The apartment sleeps four and is non-smoking and well-behaved dogs are very welcome by arrangement. Unrestricted on street parking is available outside the apartment and it is only a 100 yard walk to the local shops and bus stop. It is a great place to escape to for a holiday or short break at any time of year and is an ideal base for golfing, walking, cycling, water sports and for families.Situated in the heart of the picturesque village of crail Th old Granary has been awarded 4* by the Scottish Tourist Board. Crail is a beautiful village with beaches and interesting rockpools to explore, a quaint harbour, two excellent 18 hole golf courses and some very scenic wal...The spacious apartment forms part of a tastefully converted granary which dates back to 1700s and is full of character. The apartment sleeps four and is non-smoking and well-behaved dogs are very welcome by arrangement. Unrestricted on street parking is available outside the apartment and it is only a 100 yard walk to the local shops and bus stop. It is a great place to escape to for a holiday or short break at any time of year and is an ideal base for golfing, walking, cycling, water sports and for families.Situated in the heart of the picturesque village of crail Th old Granary has been awarded 4* by the Scottish Tourist Board. Crail is a beautiful village with beaches and interesting rockpools to explore, a quaint harbour, two excellent 18 hole golf courses and some very scenic walks. It has a good variety of small shops, several small hotels serving bar meals, many with outdoor eating areas, a number of coffee shops and a pottery.. The other villages of the East Neuk, each with their own special character have much to offer. Trips can be taken from Anstruther to the Isle of May and Anstruther also has a superb Fisheries Museum as well as many small shops and cafes. Water Sports can be enjoyed at both Cellardyke and Elie, with canoes, kayaks, pedoloes, etc and Elie has a fabulous long beach of golden sand! St Andrews, the home of golf is only a short drive away and boasts not only numerous golf courses and a museum of golf but a bustling shopping centre with a wide variety of interesting shops, restaurants, a theatre, two fabulous beaches, a swimming pool and leisure centre, botanic gardens, many buildings of significant historic interest and Scotland's oldest university. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Manager
Susan A
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2012
Interaction with guests
The apartment is managed and maintained by ourselves. We live only a short distance away from the apartment so are always on hand to help or give advice. On arrival, guests will be able to obtain the key to the property from a digital key box situated at the front door. We will drop round to see guests shortly after arrival to make sure that everything if OK and that you have everything that you need.
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Reviewed 18 April 2021

We (three families) had booked the flats for July 2020, paid our deposits, and had to cancel due to Covid restrictions. The owner, while very cordial, refused to refund the deposits. We were very disappointed in her actions and response.More

Date of stay: July 2020
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Expedition598921, VR Owner at The Old Granary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2021

The 3 properties were booked in June 2019 for the Open Golf tournament which was due to be held in St Andrews in 2021 and was subsequently cancelled (not July 2020 as noted in the review). The accommodation being provided was not part of a...More

Reviewed 7 August 2020

Another beautiful apartment from Susan Aird. We have stayed in the apartments many times in the past , we absolutely love crail , the apartment has everything you possibly need if not more. Very welcoming and very comfortable .Would definitely recommend this accommodation .Will definitely...More

Date of stay: July 2020
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Expedition598921, VR Owner at The Old Granary, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2020

Many thanks for your very kind review! It is really lovely to hear such positive comments - all the more appreciated in what has been a difficult year due to Covid 19. Will very much look forward to welcoming you back! Best wishes, Susan

Reviewed 24 May 2019

Without doubt this is the best accommodation we have ever stayed at .... and we have been to alot. They have thought of everything you could want to make your stay comfortable. They even give you extras . The village is lovely tooMore

Date of stay: May 2019
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Expedition598921, VR Owner at The Old Granary, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2019

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at 'The Old Granary'! We stay at many holiday cottages ourselves and just find that it makes such a difference when you have everything you need at the cottage. Many thanks for taking the time to review...More

Reviewed 26 March 2019

We have just got home from spending 5 days in Crail staying at The Old Granary and it is one of the best cottages we have stopped in. You have everything you need being right in the middle of the village so all of the...More

Date of stay: March 2019
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Expedition598921, VR Owner at The Old Granary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2019

Many thanks for your kind review of 'The Old Granary'! We agree that it is in a great location with shops, beaches, hotels and the harbour very close by. It is lovely to hear that you really enjoyed your stay and we would be delighted...More

Reviewed 23 October 2018

Very comfortable apartment in Crail with plenty of eating places nearby and lovely walks in the the surrounding area. Would also like to thank the owner, Susan for all the little extras she left for us, very kind thought. It is very clean and very...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Expedition598921, VR Owner at The Old Granary, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2018

So glad that you enjoyed your break at 'The Old Granary' - and many thanks for taking the time to write a review! Hope to welcome you back again some time in the future! Best wishes, Susan

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Crail is a beautiful part of Fife and offers good walks on the coastal path. The beach and harbour are lovely and the the town offers opportunity for much needed relaxation. Definitely recommended . The old Granary offered all the facilities one could ask for...More

Date of stay: March 2018
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Management response:Responded 10 April 2018

Many thanks for your kind review! Crail is a real gem and we’re delighted that you enjoyed your stay at ‘The Old Granary’. With best wishes, Susan

Reviewed 27 September 2017

The 'Old Granary' was a great place to stay,very well equipped,spacious and very comfortable with lots of information about local places of interest. Susan the owner was very helpful. Great location and a great short break,only downside we weren't there long enough. Would definitely return.More

Date of stay: September 2017
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Management response:Responded 4 October 2017

Delighted that you enjoyed your stay at The Old Granary and that you found the apartment spacious and well-equipped. Crail is a great base from which to explore the East Neuk and surrounding area with lots to do. look forward to seeing you again! Best...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This flat was fantastic, had everything we needed, and was extremely comfortable. Brilliant location just off the main road. Enjoyed our stay enormously.

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank jilld222017
Management response:Responded 30 August 2017

Many thanks for taking the time to review The Old Granary! Delighted that you enjoyed your stay! Best wishes, Susan

Reviewed 20 April 2017

We had a wonderful stay here, metres from everything you need especially the pub, and it lets dogs in ( we had two ) people are very friendly I would highly recommend thisMore

Date of stay: April 2017
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Management response:Responded 1 May 2017

"A Little Gem n the Crown of Crail" - that really is poetry to our ears! So glad that you - and your dogs - really enjoyed your stay! Thank you for taking the time to review 'The Old Granary' - hope to see you...More

Reviewed 7 January 2017

Crail is a super town from which to explore St Andrews and the Fife coastal path. We were met with stocks of tea and coffe, milk in the fridge, apartment warm and a Christmas card! All very welcome. Dog friendly too. We had a very...More

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank Alistair G
Management response:Responded 8 January 2017

Happy New Year! Many thanks for your kind review of 'The Old Granary' - we are glad that you found the apartment welcoming and that you enjoyed exploring our beautiful coastline with your dogs! Best wishes, Susan and Ian

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts 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
Crail is a beautiful fishing village with several beaches and a very picturesque harbour. It has a good range of small shops, some interesting gift shops and galleries, a pottery and a number of coffee shops selling delicious home baking. There are several small hotels, most with outdoor eating facilities, selling both traditional dishes and local delicacies such as Crail dressed crabs, lobsters and Pittenweem haddock. Crail has a small museum and visitor centre and two excellent golf courses and during the summer months a small putting green is opened to visitors. It also has tennis courts and a multi-use games area that can be used for basketball and football. It has several beautiful beaches and there are many scenic walks. There are many other attractions within a very short distance ...
Getting around
Crail is situated on the A917 which runs from Leven to St Andrews. Buses run every hour to both the East Neuk villages and on to Leven and to St Andrews, from where buses run to other destinations in Fife, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow. The nearest train station is in Leuchars, about 15 minutes drive from St Andrews and from there trains run up the East Coast to Aberdeen, South to Edinburgh and down the East Coast line into England.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Old Granary

The Old Granary is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

The Old Granary has one bathroom available. See all property details.

The Old Granary has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at The Old Granary must last at least 4 nights. See all property details.