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Bell Rock Cottage, Boarhills Nr St. Andrews

Situated three miles from the historic town of St. Andrews. This cottage forms part of a former holiday complex, where the apartments are now privately owned. This pet friendly cottage, all on one level, commands truly stunning unrivalled views from its open plan lounge over the Kittocks links golf course to the sea beyond, on a good day you can see right across the mouth of the Tay to Carnoustie and the Bell Rock lighthouse, which the cottage has been named after.

The cottage has been tastefully decorated and offers a great base to explore the countryside, with the fife coastal path easily accessible and within a mile out of the back gate. The property boasts an open plan lounge and well equipped kitchen with patio doors leading to an extensive, fully fenced garden area, from where you can spot a huge variety of birds and wildlife, watch the golf and appreciate the beautiful scenery. There is plenty of space for kids to explore. There is a good sized family shower-room with walk in shower and two twin bedrooms (with ample space to move furniture to suit different parties). There is also a mains wired fire detection system and ample parking guests and visitors.

The centre of St. Andrews is 3.6 miles away and the mediaeval - but at the same time cosmopolitan - town offers a lot more than golf itself, with its historic buildings, university, colourful boutique shops, bars and restaurants, not to mention its magnificent award winning beaches, the town is a virtual treasure trove of attractions for tourists of all ages. Kingsbarns is 2.7 miles away in the other direction where you will find Kingsbarns golf links (which has co-hosted the Dunhill Links Championship along with the Old Course in St. Andrews and Carnoustie since 2001) an award winning, dog-friendly beach, a distillery, visitor centre, Cafe and inn. If you want to experience everything this area has to offer, then this property is perfectly placed for families and golfers alike.

St Andrews Holiday Apartments is owned and managed by a born and bred St Andrean who knows and loves St Andrews and the East Neuk. I have over fifteen years of experience in letting holiday properties in the area and offer a comprehensive local knowledge to help you plan your perfect holiday, whether you are a family, golfing party or looking for a weekend break.

Bell Rock Cottage, Boarhills Nr St. Andrews

The Cottage has been tastefully decorated with some nice features throughout. There is a mains wired fire detection system and ample parking for visitors and guests.

Large open plan living and kitchen area. This area has patio doors leading to the garden, which offers spectacular views over a links golf course to the sea beyond. On a good day you can see right across the mouth of the Tay to Carnoustie and the Bell Rock Lighthouse which the cottage has been named after.

Apartment features

  • Flat screen television 
  • Freeview television package
  • DVD player, CD player with docking station
  • Lounge seating for up to six
  • Selection of books and DVD's for all ages
  • Selection of toys, games and garden games, including a putting hole
  • Free unlimited Wi-Fi
  • Electric hob, grill and oven
  • Washing Machine
  • Fridge and separate freezer box
  • High chair
  • Microwave
  • Dining table for up to six
  • Tea and Coffee
  • One large twin bedroom with view over the links to the sea beyond
  • One further good sized twin room
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot
  • Parking for two cars and more if required
  • Heating and hot water
  • Large, fenced, private garden to the rear of the property
  • picnic table
  • Communal garden area to the front of the property
  • Golf courses literally within a stone's throw
  • Fife coastal path one mile away
  • Outstanding sea views

The St. Andrews links courses, beaches, parks, top restaurants, bars and attractions are only three miles from this property. If you want to experience everything this area has to offer, then this property is perfectly placed for families and golfers alike.

Bell Rock Cottage, Boarhills Nr St. Andrews

Getting to St. Andrews, then onto Balmashie

Arriving by train;

Leuchars is the closest station. It is five miles away. there are normally taxis waiting and there is also a regular bus service to St. Andrews which runs in conjunction with the arrival of the trains.

Here are some links that you may find useful.

  • To book a train go to www.thetrainline.com
  • To book a taxi go to www.golfcitytaxis.co.uk
  • To check on bus times go www.fifedirect.org.uk and check bus timetables from Leuchars Station

Arriving by car;

  • From Edinburgh, head for the Forth Road Bridge , then join the M90 and stay on this road until junction 2A signposted Glenrothes,Kircaldy, this will take you on to the A92 where you can then follow the signs for St. Andrews.To view the route on-line go to www.theaa.com and put in Edinburgh to St. Andrews
  • From Glasgow, leave Glasgow on the M8 and head for the Kincardine Bridge, once over the Kincardine Bridge take the A985 and head for Glenrothes,Kircaldy, this will take you on to the A92 where you can then follow the signs for St. Andrews.To view the route on-line go to www.theaa.com and put in Glasgow to St. Andrews
  • From The North head to Dundee and cross the Tay Road Bridge, once over the bridge follow the signs for St. Andrews, once in St. Andrews take the Crail road out of town, the A917, Balmashie is on the left hand side past The Fairmount St. Andrews about three miles out of town. To view the route on-line go to www.theaa.com and put in Dundee to St. Andrews
  • If you are using a satellite navigation system the postcode to enter is KY16 8PN

Changeover Dates

Variations do occur for changeover days, if you see something is available but cannot book it, then please contact the office, either by email or phone on info@apartmentsinstandrews.com or 01334 828688. We will try to be as accommodating as we can. If booking a short break your arrival and departure days can vary. If your booking is within two weeks of your arrival date the restrictions below may be relaxed. Please use the information below as a guide line when booking Bell Rock Cottage.

All short breaks are a minimum three nights.

March to July

Friday and Monday changeovers with short breaks of three, four, five and six nights, for short breaks we do not allow Sunday as an arrival day. Changeovers for Graduation week will vary.

July and August

Saturday changeover. Full weeks only. Changeovers during major golfing events may vary. 

August to November

Friday and Monday changeovers with short breaks of three, four, five and six nights, for short breaks we do not allow Sunday as an arrival day. Changeovers for the weeks of the Dunhill Championship and the Ryder Cup may vary.

November to February

Any arrival day apart from Sunday. Any departure day. Changeovers for the weeks of Christmas and Hogmany may vary, as may any school half term break.

Bell Rock Cottage, Nr St. Andrews

Bell Rock Cottage, Nr St. Andrews
Bell Rock Cottage, Nr St. Andrews

Situated three miles from the historic town of St. Andrews. This cottage forms part of a former holiday complex, where…

Address
Bell Rock Cottage, Near St. Andrews, KY16 8PN
Lat: 56.31627875633962 Long: -2.722505018896527

What our customers Say


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Joan
Oban, Scotland
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May 2019
Lovely bright and welcoming cottage with stunning views

We have just stayed at Bellrock Cottage for the 2nd time in a year and plan to go back very soon. The cottage is part of a small group of other similar houses in a beautiful part of the area. We understand some are privately owned and a few are…

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Sightsee429602
Alloa, Scotland
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May 2019
Lovely place near the coast

We really enjoyed our stay here, lovely views and very tranquil location. The secure garden was perfect for our small dog. The accommodation is comfortable and has everything you need. Just a few minutes drive into St Andrews and lots of stunning coastal walks nearby. A relaxing break – we…

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Jessica
London
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April 2019
An absolutely beautiful little cottage in a sweet little complex.

An absolutely beautiful little cottage in a sweet little complex. The view from the living room out onto the ocean is spectacular, and a wonderful place to enjoy your morning coffee! The cottage was absolutely spotless, with lots of lovely little touches and the cupboards had a few handy bits…

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Susan
West Sussex, England
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January 2019
Don't really want to share as we want to keep the cottage for ourselves, Please don't tell everyone!

Don’t really want to share as we want to keep the cottage for ourselves. However if you enjoy waking after a great nights sleep in a great location looking at the sun rise and having a walk at the start of your day this is the place for you .Please…

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Voyage453032
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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January 2019
Had a wonderful time at Balmashie Cottage

Had a wonderful time at Balmashie Cottage. Excellent location great views of the coast. It was clean and had everything we needed and would certainly stay there again and our dog Mojo agrees!

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Margaret
Aberdeen, Scotland
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December 2018
Great cottage in a quiet location, clean and well appointed

Great cottage in a quiet location, clean and well appointed. Absolutely perfect if you are visiting St Andrews with a car. We stayed for 5 nights with our 2 year old and the place was just perfect for a relaxing get away and a base to explore the area.

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James C
Isle of Skye
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December 2018
Ideal holiday cottage

Only a few miles from St Andrews in lovely rural location looking over fields, golf course and out to sea. Modern, spacious, very comfortable, warm and well equipped cottage with large fenced garden. Would definitely stay again.

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Shirley
Portree, Isle of Skye
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December 2018
Very comfortable, warm, spacious, clean & bright with everything you need and more.

Ideal holiday cottage with convenient but rural location a few miles from St Andrews on farmland overlooking golf course and out to sea. Very comfortable, warm, spacious, clean & bright with everything you need and more. Large fenced garden perfect for kids playing outdoors.

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Alan M
Scotland
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December 2018
Excellent

We stayed here one weekend in October. Fabulous views. Dead close to St Andrews. Has everything you need for a comfortable self catering visit to Fife. We will definitely be back.

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Mark
Cheshire, U.K.
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August 2018
Cottage was amazing

Brilliant location and cottage was amazing

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Kim
Ross on Wye, U.K.
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June 2018
We would not hesitate to stay there again the area of St Andrews is beautiful.

This is a superb cottage with lots of lovely touches. It was very clean and well equipped, and the views are superb. We would not hesitate to stay there again the area of St Andrews is beautiful.

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Nicola
East Kilbride, U.K.
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May 2018
Had a fantastic break in a beautiful location!

Had a fantastic break in a beautiful location!Thanks

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Charlotte
Reading, United Kingdom
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February 2018
This is a brilliant place to get away from everything and everyone

This is a brilliant place to get away from everything and everyone, almost… the views over the golf course are fabulous, and once you find your way to the coastal path, you’re a mere hop to the beaches along the coast to St Andrews. We were blown away by the…

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Frenke
Breda, The Netherlands
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October 2017
We had a lovely time!

If your looking for a very comfortable house and you want to wake up with a magnificant view from your bed than you have to stay in the Bellrock Cottage. We had a lovely time!

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Anaidkhin
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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September 2017
Wonderful cottage near St. Andrews

Bell Rock Cottage is 5 minutes drive to St. Andrews City Center. It is in a great location with a beautiful view of the ocean and golf course right behind the back door. It is well equipped, comfortable and clean for anyone including families with pets. We loved our stay…

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Liz
Derby, U.K.
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September 2017
Lovely little holiday home, with stunning views

Lovely little holiday home, with stunning views. Instructions were clear and easy to follow and communication was very prompt.

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Diana
Virginia, U.S.A.
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September 2017
We highly recommend it and will be returning again soon!

We loved our 1 week stay at Bell Rock Cottage. Steven was extremely helpful and responsive to all our requests and questions. Check-in was very efficient and the place is beautiful, clean and has the best view of the ocean and golf course. We highly recommend it and will be…

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Nicole
London, U.K.
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August 2017
Amazing sunrise

The cottage was clean and cosy. All amenities available. We had a great time there. It was peaceful, full of nature with bunnies and birds, and the views of the sunrise and night skies takes your breath away. 3miles from centre of town, and less than 10mins drive to st.…

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Tina
Towcester, U.K.
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August 2017
The views are wonderful from the house.

With a car, this is the perfect location to explore St Andrews and golf. The views are wonderful from the house. We found the accommodation clean and comfortable. We thoroughly enjoyed our time in sunny Scotland, yes we had great weather!

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D6507NLtinah
Northampton, United Kingdom
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August 2017
Great golf location

Lovely accommodation perfectly placed for visiting St. Andrews. Just a few minutes drive to the town for all the amenities. My son was in a golf competition and was close enough for all the early starts! The view from the cottage was beautiful. It is in a quiet location, perfect…

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bigjim140152
Greater London, United Kingdom
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15 May 2017
Just perfect for St Andrews and the surrounding area

Great little cottage right on the back of a golf course – Super views over the bay. Everything you need for four people for a short stayWe were playing golf each day and it was great to be able to come back and relax without the formality of a Hotel…

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A TripAdvisor Member
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11 May 2017
Great cottage, Great Location, Great Views

A wonderful small group of cottages 3 miles from St. Andrews. The views of the Kittocks Course at the Fairmount St. Andrews and the sea just out the back door made us feel like we lived on the course. The cottage was well appointed and very clean, it did take…

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Diane
Georgia, U.S.A.
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April 2017
Waking up each morning to the sunrise over the golf course was wonderful.

The cottage was in a beautiful setting outside if St Andrews, a car is a must. Waking up each morning to the sunrise over the golf course was wonderful. Cozy cottage with plenty of space.

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DianeEspo
Alpharetta, Georgia
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11 April 2017
Majestic setting

We loved the cottages and waking each morning looking out over the ocean and the golf course. Very cozy cottage with a short drive into St Andrews. We will stay there again when we return to the Home of Golf!

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Cejayres
London, United Kingdom
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28 November 2016
Excellent apartment in a wonderful location

We really enjoyed our long weekend at Bell Rock Cottage in St Andrews. Although it was cold (in November!), the apartment was quickly cosy and the location means you’re walking distance to local restaurants (at the Fairmont) and a short drive from St Andrews town centre. Beautiful surroundings provide a…