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St Andrews, 2 beautiful cottages: West Sands (1)
St Andrews, 2 beautiful cottages: West Sands (1)
4 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath
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We chose St Andrews because of the long sandy beaches, old, old town, amazing scenery and proximity to airports and trains. Our cottages - West Sands and East Sands - can be rented together or separately; are converted from 18thC stables buildings and set just outside the centre of town in beautiful quiet grounds.

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
2 single beds
Bedroom 2
1 double bed, 1 toddler bed, 1 crib


Extra people $17 AUD / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee $61 AUD
Security Deposit $260 AUD
Weekly Discount: 15%
Weekend Price $243 AUD / night
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House Rules

Hello. Our family's living across the courtyard from the cottages. We're screened from one another by trees so privacy's good: our mission in life's to be as quiet and considerate as possible so we all have a good time.

If you have a question and we're about we're happy to do all we can, though there's no round-the-clock how-may-we-help-you turndown-and-trouser-press concierge service.

We have a cat and two small dogs who are not meant to wander into the cottages, but given the chance of an unguarded open door they might be forgiven for making a break for the border. They're very friendly and mostly pretty respectful, so if they commit such a crime please just shoo them out.

We ask you not to smoke in the cottages and suggest you take a minute to read carefully the notes about heating, plumbing etc., mostly because the stables are part of an historic estate: our guests have been great and there's never been a drain issue, but it isn't a thing we'd want on holiday and imagine you'll feel the same way.

We reserve the right to charge cost price for breakages, spills/stains and other damage, and extra cleaning or excessive heating charges.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

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Angela User Profile
September 2017
From the immaculate kitchen to the exceptionally comfortable beds and pillows (better than some 5 star hotels!) to the idyllic setting, this cottage is unusually charming. The decor is beautifully done; the shower good; the kitchen well kitted out. Opening the top of the Dutch kitchen door to clean air and softly cooing birds was enchanting. All this only 5 minutes from St. Andrews! Parking can require a little maneuvering depending on the parking styles of other guests but was always manageable. We hated to leave.
Claudia User Profile
Response from Claudia:
So glad you enjoyed your stay, Angela, and apologies for any sloppy parking by neighbours: I'll look into that and see if I can improve things, there. Hope to see you back here sometime soon.
September 2017

Connie User Profile
August 2017
This was a lovely place to stay. The cottage is top notch, with a beautifully outfitted kitchen and lovely appointments throughout. We stayed for a week and were very comfortable.

Carolyn User Profile
June 2017
Our party of three stayed in the East cottage. The furnishings are first quality, with attention to details throughout. Located a five minute drive (or 40 minute walk along the shore) from the center of St. Andrews, the cottages are charmingly nestled in the village of Kincaple. We loved awaking to bird song, and enjoyed the masses of flowers in the gardens. The wood stove was a great pleasure at the end of the day. This is truly a one-of-a-kind accommodation that is sure to please.

Sharon User Profile
June 2017
Our week in St. Andrews was wonderful. The cottage is set deep in a secluded area, yet very short driving time to The Old Course, and town. Quiet and idyllic, with every luxury. Beautifully decorated, yet comfortable and relaxed. Claudia saw to every detail, even coffee and fresh tulips. Highly recommended. We hope to return one day.
Claudia User Profile
Response from Claudia:
So glad you enjoyed your stay, Sharon -- we hope to see you back here again someday(URL HIDDEN) Claudia
June 2017

Lisa-Mari User Profile
June 2017
Stunning place! We stayed for 8 days (2 adults, 2 boys, 1 Whippet) Lots of the nearby beaches. Restaurants: The Steak Barn, Blackhorn both really good. Lots of gin at the St Andrews Brewing Company Took literally 7 mins to drive into town. 20 mins bus. Saw seals. Claudia was beyond helpful. We'd love to come back.
Claudia User Profile
Response from Claudia:
Well, we'd love you to come back -- and Stanley would be beside himself to think Solo might come back to play.
June 2017

Scott User Profile
May 2017
Claudia's place was the perfect place to stay while visiting St. Andrews. It's secluded and quiet yet close to everything. I'd highly recommend staying there.
Claudia User Profile
Response from Claudia:
Thanks, Scott -- we do like to think we've cracked the location thing here: not too busy, yet so close. And you're welcome back anytime.
May 2017

Stephen User Profile
May 2017
Picturesque Complete with all we needed and more Right in the heart of St Andrews (golfers dream, University town) and easy to get to Edinburgh and the Highlands Claudia was most accommodating, informative and lovely to chat with Highly recommend

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Claudia User Profile

I've travelled a lot in my work as a freelance writer and out of it. We moved to St Andrews in Scotland from my last stop (Amsterdam NL) for the rugged scenery, the beaches, the Scottish way of life (yes, times have changed and you can get *great* food here) and for the poetry. It's beautiful here: bring a sweater.

Languages: English, Español, Français, Nederlands
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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