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Novus Harbour View

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3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
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Novus Harbour View has stunning views over Largo pier to a beautiful sandy beach and beyond to the Bass Rock, a volcanic plug rising from the sea off North Berwick. It lies 12 miles from St Andrews, the home of golf, with several local golf courses within minutes of the house. Also nearby are the picturesque fishing villages of the East Neuk, though with the ancient village of Lower Largo on the doorstep, the birthplace of Alexander Selkirk on whose adventures 'Robinson Crusoe' was based, you may find no reason to travel far at all. Simply step through the conservatory onto the patio and relax while enjoying the stunning views across the Firth of Forth. The house has recently been redecorated and renovated with the addition of a new conservatory, a luxury bathroom with shower and a new en...Novus Harbour View has stunning views over Largo pier to a beautiful sandy beach and beyond to the Bass Rock, a volcanic plug rising from the sea off North Berwick. It lies 12 miles from St Andrews, the home of golf, with several local golf courses within minutes of the house. Also nearby are the picturesque fishing villages of the East Neuk, though with the ancient village of Lower Largo on the doorstep, the birthplace of Alexander Selkirk on whose adventures 'Robinson Crusoe' was based, you may find no reason to travel far at all. Simply step through the conservatory onto the patio and relax while enjoying the stunning views across the Firth of Forth. The house has recently been redecorated and renovated with the addition of a new conservatory, a luxury bathroom with shower and a new ensuite shower-room. Parking: There is ample off-road parking for up to 4 cars. Garden: There is a terraced garden with a large patio and small lawn. Entrance hall: There is plenty of room in the hall for your luggage and golf clubs. Ground Floor:- Straight ahead is the living/dining room, a large L-shaped space with stunning views across the Firth of Forth, through the patio doors. The living area contains 2 comfy sofas with easy chairs and a large flat screen TV, while the dining area has a large table easily seating 6. Separate patio doors lead into the new conservatory with seating for 6 people. From the dining area a door leads into the well-equipped kitchen. It has all the usual appliances and plenty of crockery for 6 people. Beyond the kitchen is a wetroom which, with its adjacent bedroom (twin beds) and toilet (with handrail), makes Novus Harbour View an ideal location for those with mobility issues. Upstairs:- Bedroom 2 is a twin room with double wardrobes and a fabulous sea view through velux windows. Family bathroom, recently refurbished to a very high standard, has a bathtub with shower. Bedroom 3 has a king sized bed with mirrored wardrobes and an en-suite shower-room with a power shower. Additional information:- Linen and towels provided ​Wifi Sorry, no pets Travel cot and high chair available (£20 per stay) Private parking More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
No hen or stag parties Strictly no pets Strictly no smoking
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Shower, 1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Manager
David McDowell (Property Manager Fife Cottages Ltd)
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2009
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed December 2, 2019

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Date of stay: November 2019
Reviewed May 23, 2019

Our stay started with a warm welcome from the owners. The house was bright, immaculately clean, very well equipped and with far reaching sea views. Situated on the Fife coastal footpath, and on a bus route with an excellent service, it was ideal for walking...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Denise G
Reviewed December 13, 2018

We stayed at Novus in November for a family wedding in St Andrews. We travelled up from London on a late arriving train and arrived at the cottage later than expected to find the lovely hosts waiting for us. So it was a warm friendly...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank 61stevenc
Reviewed November 28, 2017

Best of Welcomes, the only constant to going on holiday is that you take yourself. Novus Harbour view takes you out of yourself, Rabbie Burns would be hard pushed to put the magic feeling in words

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank Douglas G
Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

Stayed just 4 nights at Novus Harbour View, would have loved longer as both house and village are so lovely. The house itself lacks nothing in terms of facilities and equipment, comfortable and very tasteful, wonderful views and location. Warm welcome from very helpful owners....More

Date of stay: June 2017
1  Thank Deborah H
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Reviewed March 29, 2017

This is a great location for visiting the east neuk coast. There is a little general shop and a nice local pub within 2 minutes walk. The cottage was spacious, and spotless with lovely attention to detail. The owners were extremely helpful and were there...More

Date of stay: March 2017
1  Thank elaine h
Reviewed November 15, 2016

From 1st contact to arrival to leaving Super experience, for November we saw fantastic sunsets , lovely sunrises and heard the pearl drops of Rain only at night. If your spirit needs uplifting or your thoughts require untangling, then after Alexander Selkirk's own experience ,...More

Date of stay: November 2016
Thank Douglas G
Reviewed July 14, 2016

A great cottage to stay in overlooking harbour in Lower Largo. Very well presented, clean modern and spacious. Fabulous views over harbour and Forth. Suitable for all types of holiday. Close to local amenities.

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank wig69
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Turriff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 27, 2016

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Date of stay: April 2016
Reviewed April 11, 2016

There is everything that you could possibly expect from a holiday let here - even two pairs of binoculars to watch the seas birds with. Very well equipped cottage, nicely furnished with good quality kitchen equipment including dishwasher and washing machine. Thoughtful owner showed us...More

Date of stay: March 2016
Thank 645maxg
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Patio
Private Yard
Secure Parking
Stove
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding 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 neighborhood
The Crusoe Hotel and the Railway Tavern are only minutes away through the garden gate and there is a Spar shop between the two. A 10 minute walk away is Lundin Links where you will find Janes for delicious coffee, cake and gifts. Leven is a 10 minute drive away with a Sainsbury, Lidl and other shops.Fresh fish can be purchased locally throughout the year (Live lobster / crab can also be purchased at reasonable rates at most times. Please enquire.) Popular local activities include fishing and sailing in Lower Largo. A modern indoor swimming facility complete with a wave pool and slides is located nearby in Leven town centre along the esplanade. Windsurfing, paddle boats, and sailing are available during the summer months in Elie, 4 miles. There is a well-appointed RSPB nature centre overloo...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby
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