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Stylish cottage by the sea
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Excellent
35 reviews
Stylish cottage by the sea
Master Bedroom
Master Bedroom 2
Cottage from harbour
Living room 1
Living Room 2
Terrace in Summer
View from terrace
Local fishing boat
Second Bedroom with twin beds
Second bedroom with twin beds converted to a super king bed
Kitchen
Dining area
Cottage front door
View as you stand in front door towards Castle Walk
Cottage from Castle Walk
Spring Bulbs at 21 Shoregate
Balcomie, one of Crail's 2 golf courses
Pittenweem, a nearby East Neuk Village
Beach road at nearby Elie
Sunrise from the terrace
Paddling in the Sea
Marketgate, Crail Village
The Lobster Store, at harbour one minute walk away
Front door of 21 Shoregate
Nearby East Neuk village of Anstruther
The cottage seen from Shoregate, the lane to the harbour
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Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Crail, Fife, Scotland

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Excellent - based on 35 reviews
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JennyT67
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
2 reviews
“Fabulous”
Reviewed 13 June 2012 for a stay in June 2012

We stayed at this wonderful cottage over the diamond jubilee weekend and following week.
Where do I begin ..from the minute you walk in it feels like home. Baskets containing tea,coffee,jam,wine and biscuits welcomed us along with fresh flowers.
We had the best weather in the UK! and loved the costal walks. Alfie our dog has been sulking since we got home because he misses his costal walks and all those new smells!
This is an absolutely lovely cottage in an equally nice place. It's comfortable and clean, has beautiful bed linen and towels. Fantastic views and a beautiful little garden to sit with a drink watching the boats out at sea.
Crail itself has a great butchers, bakery and local store all within easy walking distance and a gorgeous pottery shop.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: My son would say the lack of wi-fi but for me this was a bonus !!
Travelling group: Family with Teenagers
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with pets
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Management Response
12 Jun 2012
So glad you had such a lovely stay Jenny. You were so lucky with the weather and it sounds like Alfie made the most of it!
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Swindon
Reviewed 31 March 2012 for a stay in February 2012

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Would I recommend this holiday rental to my best friend?  
Recommended for:
A romantic getaway Luxury-minded travelers
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Management Response
31 Mar 2012
Thank you so much for your lovely review. You review really makes all our efforts worthwhile and we are glad that 21 Shoregate has left you with happy memories of holidays past.

We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Best regards,

Nina
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Aberdeen
Reviewed 30 January 2012 for a stay in December 2011

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Location Cleanliness
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Would I recommend this holiday rental to my best friend?  
Recommended for:
A romantic getaway Luxury-minded travelers
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
30 Jan 2012
Many thanks for your lovely review. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay despite the storms! We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
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LondonKai...
london
Level 5 Contributor
52 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Out of this world - in every sense”
Reviewed 29 January 2012 for a stay in November 2010

Belatedly reviewing while we're in the process of booking again for a break in March 2012.

The moment we closed the door on 21 Shoregate to begin our return journey to London we wanted to go back the next day. In fact, we wanted to stay forever. But life has a habit of taking its time, and things happening in their own way.

21 Shoregate is outstanding in every detail. We can't recommend it highly enough. It's an oasis. Book while you can.

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Liked best: Location, house
Liked least: Winter weather - but even that was ultimately perfect
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
People with pets
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
28 Jan 2012
Many thanks for your review. You should see some improvements since your last visit, including new carpets and central heating radiators. I hope you enjoy your next visit as much as the last!
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MizLiz
Raleigh, NC
Level 6 Contributor
120 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
“Oops. I see the secret is out . . .”
Reviewed 8 November 2011 for a stay in June 2009

My family has stayed at #21 on three occasions under two different owners over the years, and its perfection never alters. A timeless gem in an exquisite location, and at a bargain price. Easy access from Edinburgh and the airport. Lots of lovely day trips are easily made from this house -- if you can bring yourself to leave. I will not reiterate what has already been said here about the accommodation, save to say that it is all true. I was just looking to re-book for next year, and stumbled over all these reviews. Happy for the owners -- they deserve it -- but sad for me. My secret is out and the house is likely booked solid . . .

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Liked best: Location, location, location!
Liked least: Nothing. It is truly perfect.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
8 Nov 2011
Thank you so much for your lovely review and I hope to welcome you back once again to Shoregate in the future!
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