The SpaceNewark Castleview is a spacious, contemporary and energy efficient home with stunning sea views situated beside the ruins of the 16th century Newark Castle. We receive much feedback from our guests, many of them returning anually, who find themselves more than content with staying close to their 'home from home'; enjoying the walks along the beaches or sitting upstairs gazing at the incredible views. It is peaceful and secluded yet easily accessible.
The house was a labour of love; designed and built by us, using sustainable energy systems, locally sourced materials and labour when possible and furnished to a high and comfortable standard. We aimed to make the most of the idyllic location, to utilise the space and to make it enjoyable for all of our guests, young and old. The ground floor in particular is ideal for those with mobility problems; the front door to the house has wide, easy access and two of the bedrooms are on the ground floor, as well as the kitchen and downstairs living room. Guest AccessIt is perfectly positioned with direct access to the very well maintained Fife coastal path which leads to St. Monans (5 mins walk) and Elie (30mins walk) allowing guests to enjoy some of the most beautiful coastline in Fife. This is an ideal base from which to explore the delightful East Neuk of Fife; Elie, St.Monans, Pittenweem, Anstruther and Crail. There are also numerous championship standard golf courses in the area (Kingsbarns, Lundin Links, St. Andrews) making it a golfer's paradise. Interaction with GuestsOnly via email, (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) or phone. We do not live close to our holiday home. The NeighborhoodIn the middle of the East Neuk, the house is an easy drive away (5-20 mins) from the neighbouring East Neuk villages; Pittenweem, for the annual & famous Pittenweem Arts Festival, Crail, which hosts the annual Crail food festival in June & is also home to the beautiful Crail Pottery, Anstruther, for world famous fish & chips, Kings Barns, for a legendary golf course. And finally, St.Andrews, the home of golf. Getting AroundThere is a very good bus service that can be accessed from St.Monans village - a 5 minute walk from the house. Other Things to NoteGround Floor (all with under floor heating)
Open plan kitchen/dining/living area - very large, bright and family friendly with wooden flooring. A fantastic space for cooking, playing, relaxing and being together. Three double patio doors lead to decking area and enclosed lawn garden with seasonal flower beds. Large LCD T.V, DVD/VIDEO combi player, digital radio, leather sofa and chairs, large dining table to seat 8 and kitchen with all mod cons.
Utility room - sink, washing machine, clothers airers, good storage space for golf clubs, prams etc.
Bedroom (1) - cheerful room with 2 single beds, ample clothes storage.
Ensuite - bath with overhead mains shower, w/h basin, wc, shaver point, heated towel rail.
Bedroom (2) - Luxuriously furnished room. King size sleigh bed, ample storage.
Ensuite - shower, w/hbasin, wc, shaver point, heated towel rail.
Sitting room - Extremely spacious, bright and relaxing with truly spectacular views of the ever-changing sea, St. Monans village church, Bass Rock, The Isle of May, the castle and the coast beyond, as well as neighbouring agricultural scenery.
Ample comfortable leather seating, LCD tv, radio/cd player, selection of DVDs, videos, books, games and binoculars. Large patio doors lead to the cleverly constructed balcony with wooden seating for you to enjoy the views from inside or out.
Bedroom (3)- Extremely cosy room with king size bed, ample storage and views to the castle.
Ensuite - bath with overhead mains shoer, w/h basin, wc, shaver point, heated towel rail.
Travel cot and baby feeding highchair also always available. Bedding for cot not provided.
Decking area and lawn garden surrounded by dry stone dyke walled flower beds. Patio furniture and hammock for the finer weather. Private parking for 2 cars and access to the garage on request.