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Invermay

Sleeps 4
1 dog
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom

Invermay comprises of the upper 2 floors of a Grade II listed traditional fisherman's cottage which dates back to 1850. This character property occupies prime position, located right on the seafront of Midshore in the charming historic fishing village of Pittenweem in the Kingdom of Fife, Scotland. Invermay, loosely interpreted as "by the waters of May" is perfectly named, being right at the shore and also boasting spectactlar views of the Isle of May, from the property. Offering two double bedrooms, with uninterrupted sea views from every room, Invermay is ideal for two couples or a small family and benefits from beautiful sea views. Make your way up the small flight of stone steps to the front door and enter into the hall before finding the country-style kitchen/diner; with granite worktops, bespoke painted wood, natural limestone flooring and a fabulous Lacanche cooker, it is sure to inspire some home cooking. Feel the warmth from the underfloor heating as you head into the sitting room where the pretty backdrop continues with dual aspect windows looking out to the coast; relax in here on the armchairs or sofa while the woodburning stove heats the room, with a TV in here amidst the traditional, homely style. A steep set of stairs brings you up to two double bedrooms, with one boasting a large sea-facing window and woodburning stove, they both provide charming places to settle in at the end of the day. Freshen up in the spacious bathroom where you'll find a bath with an overhead shower, a bidet, a double basin and WC. Step out into the village and take a seafront stroll in the morning to blow away the sleepy cobwebs catching sight of the last of the fishing boats returning from the daily catch, before making a trip to the local village shop for any essentials or stopping in at one of the cafés for a tasty breakfast. Every year Pittenweem is host to Pittenweem Arts Festival in August which is well worth enjoying if you're visiting at the time, whilst the history of the village can be seen in the local landmark of St Fillan's Cave, a shrine to the saint in the cliff face beneath the priory which you can go and see. Take a walk along the Fife Coastal Path and come to St Monans Windmill and the village of St Monans itself with its charming 17th and 18th century pantile houses crowded around the harbour, before continuing on to find the remains of Newark Castle. Head east to Anstruther to enjoy a trip to sea with Anstruther Pleasure Cruises taking you over to May Island National Nature Reserve and Bird Sanctuary where you'll find the largest puffin colony in the UK! Venture further inland to visit the fortified mansion of Kellie Castle which dates back to the 14th century and sits within extensive grounds, or visit Balacksie Gardens which open each year on specific dates in summer with the help of National Trust for Scotland allowing for visitors to come and see the beautiful landscaped grounds and enchanting woodlands. Spend a day in Elie and brave the North Sea with some fun watersports with local equipment hire offering everything from paddle-boards to pedal boats, perfect for creating unique holiday memories! Discover this hidden gem, Invermay, in the quaint fishing village of Pittenweem for an unforgettable stay with your loved ones.

Gas central heating with underfloor heating and 2 x woodburning stoves. Gas range cooker and 6-ring hob, microwave, coffee machine,washing machine, large fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer. Smart TV with Netflix and WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Highchair, travel cot and stairgate available. One well behaved pet welcome. Sorry no smoking. Shop and pub 0.1 mile. Note: The property is accessed via a small set of stone steps and therefore may not be suitable for those with mobility issues. Note: The staircase is steep and guests, especially children, should take care. Note: There is restricted head height in one of the bedrooms and sloping ceilings in all upstairs rooms, please consider this when booking. Please note: property accommodates a maximum of 4 guests, including any infants

Two bedrooms: 1 x double with woodburning stove, 1 x double. Bathroom with bath, shower over, bidet, double basin and WC. Kitchen/diner. Sitting room with woodburning stove

Pittenweem is a village lying on the coast of Fife in Scotland and is one of the busiest fishing ports in the region. Making a fantastic tourist destination for the quaint buildings and fishing village charm, Pittenweem is home to its own village store, Post Office and three pubs. Catch sight of the fishing boasts returning in the early morning, visit the St Fillan's Cave in the cliff face beneath the priory, and venture over to Balcaskie House and Kellie Castle, two fascinating historical buildings.

Features

Clear Sea Views
Certified
Beach Nearby
Secluded
WiFi
Historic
Romantic
Cycling Nearby
Golf Nearby
Walking / Hiking Nearby
Bird Watching Nearby
Fishing Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Shop Nearby
Pub / Restaurant Nearby
Heating
Unique
Coastal
Stair Gate
High Chair
Cot / Travel Cot
Washing Machine
Dishwasher

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