Balcarres East Lodge

Lodge - Colinsburgh
Pets Allowed
Self-controlled heating / cooling system


4 Guests
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom

The East Lodge is a charming detached property located at the heart of Balcarres Estate in the East Neuk of Fife. The property has been recently refurbished with modern furnishings and stylish country interiors. Just a 1-hour drive away from Edinburgh, this exceptional lodge consists of 2 comfortable bedrooms, 1 bathroom, a bright living room, a well-equipped kitchen, a dining area, a beautiful enclosed garden with outdoor furniture, and parking space available for 2 cars.

The space
The living room consists of a comfy sofa and two art deco armchairs. The woodburning stove provides a crackling fire after a long day enjoying the Scottish outdoors. The 43-inch flat-screen TV comes with Apple TV, Netflix, BBC iPlayer and Amazon Prime video.
The fully-equipped kitchen has all the necessary amenities to prepare a delicious, home-cooked meal. The kitchen includes an oven, a fridge, a Lavazza coffee machine, induction cooking hob, a kettle, a toaster, a dishwasher, and cooking basics.
The four-person traditional dining table is situated next to the woodburning stove for memorable home cooked meals.

The stylishly decorated Master bedroom is furnished with a king-size bed, a freestanding copper bathtub, a chest of drawers and linen arm chair. The second bedroom is fitted with two single beds, a chest of drawers and hanging space. The marble tiled bathroom is complete with an enclosed rain head shower.

Venture outside into the private and spacious cottage garden which offers a Victorian conservatory, a firepit with four chairs and a terrace to enjoy al fresco dining while taking in the beautiful views of the sea and surrounding countryside. The terrace is situated next a wild flower meadow which includes a gate that leads into the Estate’s beautifully designed parkland.

Laundry and Extra Appliances:
The property is equipped with a washing machine, a tumble dryer, a hoover, an iron, and an ironing board for your convenience.

This home is managed by ALTIDO, which offers a wide selection of top-quality properties across Europe. ALTIDO is pleased to offer hotel-standard hospitality services, quality satin linens, towels, bathroom essentials, and professional cleaning services.

ALTIDO Scotland wants you to have a fantastic stay, so encourage you to see the space as a home away from home - treating it as though it is yours! There are, of course, a few things we politely ask guests to note before their arrival and throughout their stay:
- Strictly no smoking, no parties, no pets
- Dispose of rubbish appropriately
- Keep the property clean and tidy
- Whilst washing up and stripping the beds at check out would be appreciated, it is by no means expected
- Quiet hours are between 10:00 PM and 9:00 AM. Please keep the noise down and respect other neighbours in the building
- Please remember to close all windows and doors when leaving the space
To ensure the safety of our current and future guests, we ask all guests to complete our online check-in form and to provide a valid form of identification.

Guest access
Guests will have full, unrestricted access to the property, including free WiFi, an enclosed garden, and parking available for 2 cars.
Other things to note
*The property is pet friendly, up to 2 dogs are allowed and there will be an additional charge of £25 per dog.

** This property's internet connection is best suited for light browsing and social media, but is not optimal for HD video calls or streaming.

The property is professionally cleaned, and hotel-quality linens and towels will be provided for your stay.

The East Lodge is a charming detached property located at the heart of Balcarres Estate in the East Neuk of Fife.

The property has been recently refurbished with modern furnishings and stylish country interiors.

The lodge has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, a well-equipped kitchen, and an open plan living and dining area with a wood-burning stove.

Up to four guests can sleep comfortably in the two bedrooms comprising of one king and two single beds.

The beautiful enclosed garden wraps around the cottage providing guests with stunning views of the sea. Guests are encouraged to enjoy the outdoor furniture coupled with a firepit and BBQ.

Parking can be found at the property with space for 2 cars.

The property is only a 1-hour drive from Edinburgh and 20 minutes from Leuchars train station.

The Surrounding Area
The Balcarres Estate around you is home to some of Scotland’s finest countryside. Walk through ancient forests; cross rolling hills with dramatic views across the Firth of Forth; or stravaig along the two miles of pristine beachfront at Largo Bay.

For those passionate about their golf, the newest addition to Fife’s famous golfing coast is not to be missed: Balcarres’ world-class Dumbarnie Links recently hosted the 2021 Women’s Scottish Open.

The East Lodge is situated less than 15 minutes’ drive from the medieval town of St Andrews, seat of Scotland’s oldest university and site of romantic castle and cathedral ruins, internationally renowned golf courses, and a wide range of restaurants and traditional pubs.

Discover the charming and historic fishing villages that dot the coastline of the East Neuk such as Elie, St Monans, Crail, Pittenweem, and Anstruther. Elie is a 6-minute drive from the East Lodge and is a stunning seaside town to explore. Walk or lay on the beach and get drinks or dinner at the Ship Inn. The iconic lighthouse and ancient ladies tower on the edge of town are a short walk from the beach.

There are many distillery tours available in the area such as Eden Mill and Kingsbarns. The East Neuk has a burgeoning food scene with highlights including the Bowhouse Market, the Kinneuchar Inn and the award-winning Ardross Farm Shop.

Below is a selection of other superb restaurants and activities in the local area:
Where to Eat
Craig Miller @ 16 West End Restaurant, St Monan's
The Cellar, Anstruther
The Peat Inn, Peat Inn
The Seafood Ristorante, St Andrew's
Dumbarnie Golf Links Clubhouse Restaurant (week-days only for non-golfers)
The Adamson, St Andrews
The Ship Inn, Elie
The Crusoe Pub
The Diving Gannet for lunch, St Monan's
East Pier Smokehouse, St Monans
Pittenweem Fish and Chips
The Cheese Factory, Anstruther
Balgove Larder
Balgove Steak Barn

What to do
Elie beach – water sport including sailing, kayaking, rowing and paddle boarding
Seaweed Foraging with East Neuk Seaweed East Neuk Outdoors offers a wide range of activities for all ages - East Neuk Outdoors - East Neuk Outdoors
Boat trip to the Isle of May aboard The May Princess
Seasonal arts festivals at Crail and East Neuk Festival

Check-in: 16:00
Check-out: 10:00



Check-in: 16:00

Check-out: 10:00

Standard occupancy: 4

Max occupancy: 4


Bathroom amenities
Carbon monoxide detector
Car recommended
Coffee/tea maker
Cooking basics
Dining area
Dining room
Dining room seats
Dining spices
Dishes and silverware
Enhanced cleaning
Free parking
Full kitchen
Hot water
Ironing board
King bed
Kitchen supplies
Long term stays allowed
Plates and bowls
Private bathroom
Private entrance
Private living room
Room darkening shades
Seating area
Self-controlled heating/cooling system
Sitting area
Smoke detector
Smoke detectors
Tables and chairs
Twin bed
Wheelchair inaccessible
Wireless internet connection
Wood stove
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Colinsburgh, Scotland