To A Fine Country House available for
Self Catering Holidays
A large and elegant country house set amidst hundreds of acres of farmland on the edge of the beautiful and historic village of Falkland in Fife. The house was built as a manse in 1806 for the Rev. George Buist, and designed by a famous architect, Thomas Barclay. This Georgian home was formerly home to Frances Shand Kydd, and has been visited by Diana, Princess of Wales, and her sons, the Princes William and Harry.
Falkland is in Central Fife, within 40 minutes of Edinburgh, St Andrews, Perth and Dundee, and within 30 miles of more than 50 golf courses. The nearest railway station is at Markinch, only 7 minutes away, and Dundee and Edinburgh airports are within 40 minutes drive.
Buses run to Falkland, and the nearest bus stop is 5 minutes walk away.
Come and Stay…
Ideal for large families and groups, the house sleeps up to 12 adults and 2 children in 6 bedrooms; there are 3 en-suite rooms, and 2 family bathrooms. There is a dining kitchen with AGA, a light and airy conservatory, a comfortable Drawing Room with dual aspect and open fire, a tv room, and a Dining Room to seat 12.
There is plenty of outdoor space, with a sunny terrace, south and west facing, an acre of walled garden with trampoline and swings for the kids.
The house is available by the week, or by 3 or 4 day lets.
Please do let us know if we can help with your holiday plans!
Accommodation for the Ryder Cup 2014. The house is 28 miles from the venue of the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles, and available for the week. Please enquire for rates and availability.
Children are welcome, (cots and highchairs are available for babies).