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    Only 9 miles from St Andrews, this coastal retreat has spectacular sea views and direct access to the shore from the enclosed garden.

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      Cottage

    • Asset 46

      2 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 4 people

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      Yes 3 pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • Fuel and power included
      Fuel and power included
    • Enclosed garden / patio
      Enclosed garden / patio
    • Garden / patio
      Garden / patio
    • Pub within 1 mile
      Pub within 1 mile
    • Sea view
      Sea view
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    • Coastal within 1 mile
      Coastal within 1 mile
    • Coastal within 3 miles
      Coastal within 3 miles
    • Coastal within 5 miles
      Coastal within 5 miles
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "Only 9 miles from St Andrews this coastal retreat has spectacular sea views and direct access to the shore from the enclosed garden.\nGround Floor\n\nStairs to...\n\nLivingdining porch \nWith gas coal-effect fire.\n\nKitchen\n With electric cooker microwave fridge and washing machine.\n\nFirst Floor\n\n\nBedroom 1 \nWith double bed and en-suite with shower over bath and toilet leading to..\n\nSecond Floor\n\n\nAttic bedroom 2\n With 1 twin beds and sloping ceiling.Gas central heating gas electricity bed linen and towels included. Enclosed garden with garden furniture. On road parking. No smoking. Please note There are 3 steps in the garden.Within a terrace of 18th century fisherman’s houses this holiday home is comfortably furnished with spectacular sea views and a long narrow garden and access gate to shore. These villages of Fife are an attraction aided by a good sunshine record clean sandy beaches and golf courses. St Andrews 9 miles. St Andrews Aquarium Award winning restaurants Fisheries museum The Secret Bunker Deer Park park and pony riding for children." https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/124/840/1246634.jpg 14198

    Dolphin Cottage reviews collected by Reevoo

    6.3 out of 10 – based on 13 reviews

    Overall rating

    6.3

    Comfort and Equipment

    5.9

    Location

    9.2

    Cleanliness

    5.9

    Value for money

    6.7

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    6
    out of 10

    Dolphin cottage was tricky to review. This is an unassuming fishermans cottage in cellardyke. The reason we couldnt recommend was twofold, first we didnt sleep very well..partly because of noise from the central heating and partly because it was a regular double and we are used to a king size double. The cottage was well equipped with two exceptions, no wifi and a very small television. I accept that both of these are very subjective, but we stay in a lot of cottages and have done over 20 years..and in winter, we like both wifi and large telly to be available. Otherwise for dog owners..which we are, it was great. Non dog owners may catch a whiff of dog. We couldnt get the gas fire to work and phoned one of the available numbers but got no response. We werent cold as the central heating was very effective if noisy in the bedroom. A quick improvement would be new bed and bedding and new towels. Currently it's like a cottage that the owner might use themselves with all that implies...but standards for extrrnal renting are higher and it coukd do with a makeover. The flipside is location and local amenities whivh are great.

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    2020-02-13

    3
    out of 10

    Kitchen filthy, cutlery filthy, kitchen utensils filthy. Shower leaks into kitchen, living room carpet filthy. Had to clean everything when we got there. Garden was supposed to be secure for the dogs, one dog escaped within two minutes through a large hole in the fence. Very poor, will not be going back.

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    2020-02-02

    5
    out of 10

    Great location but in need of modernization we had to scrub the kitchen after finding little beasties under the chopping board. The lamp in the living room wires looked to have been chewed

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    2019-12-15

    9
    out of 10

    The cottage is on the beach close to pub and harbour. Local takeaways are all top class. East neck is beautiful.

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    2019-09-27

    8
    out of 10

    It is the location that sold this cottage to us. The sea view is amazing. Very quiet and peaceful.

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    2019-09-18

    1
    out of 10

    No never again this house what dirty and that is still carefully expressed.jac

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    2019-08-17

    4
    out of 10

    The property is in need of some TLC. Issues that we noticed had been reported in the guest book but had not been addressed. It's a shame as it is a quirky property but needs to have some money spent on it.

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    2019-07-15

    10
    out of 10

    Had a fantastic holiday at Dolphin Cottage - the location is perfect, the views are absolutely astonishing and the cottage itself is a lovely place to stay. Would definitely recommend to others.

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    2019-06-23

    10
    out of 10

    It's cute and quirky. The beach is right outside (a little rocky in places) everything was clean, everything you could need was available, comfy double bed, never used the singles so cant comment. Heating worked well with a cute gas fire if it gets really cold. No dishwasher and no internet, but we coped admirably for the week. ? For food, is a co-op just outside of anstruther centre. For takeaways, the chip shop on the Harborfront is really good, and on cunzie street is the best Indian food I have eaten in years. Short drives from st Andrews with a gorgeous beach, leven with a long beach and Elie with a lovely beach and on Elie high street a wonderful deli, most delicious sandwiches made to order and divine quiches. Would (and likely will) go back in a heartbeat.

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    2019-05-05

    3
    out of 10

    Cottage was not clean, mattress protector was stained and disgusting. Hoover was useless and everything was very tired n worn out. The photos are out of date. When we contacted owner he blamed cleaner n she blamed owner. Carpets covered with animal hair n stank of wet dog when cleaner washed them.

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    2019-03-31

    10
    out of 10

    Lovely fishermans cottage in cellardyke. We had a wonderful relaxing holiday, view from all windows are stunning. The heating was on when we arrived and it was very cosy. Hope to return in the future.

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    2019-03-22

    7
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    2019-10-25

    6
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    2019-09-10

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