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“The castle experience”
The castle is offered as a stunning holiday home
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The castle is offered as a stunning holiday home
Entrance to this unique holiday home in central Scotland The perfect spot to host a medieval banquet
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The castle is offered as a stunning holiday home
Entrance to this unique holiday home in central Scotland
The perfect spot to host a medieval banquet
Carved pillars in the Great Hall
The Great Hall from the minstrel's gallery above
The perfect spot for an evening drink...
The castle is home to some very interesting artwork!
The carved pillars and doors in the great hall are magnificent
The kitchen is well equipped and also has some breakfasting space
Room 1, 'Dungeon' is a twin room on the ground floor
Uniquely round en-suite bathroom for 'Dungeon' twin bedroom
The turnpike staircases lead to the upper levels of the castle
The TV room is a fun space perfect for the kids!
Painted scenes of the history of the castle
Room 2, 'Family' bedroom on the second floor, with a double and two single four poster beds
The family crest
En-suite for 'Family' room with decorated roll top bath
Room 3, 'Learmonth' double bedroom
The Doocot Washroom
Room 4, 'Spottiswoode' bedroom on the second floor
The Gallery Room on the top floor is good for gatherings
The superb artwork carries on throughout the upper floors of the castle
Room 5, 'South Caphouse' bedroom on the third floor
The North Caphouse double room is on the third floor
The castle is beautifully presented inside and out
The beautiful formal gardens
This is the ideal location to explore the Kingdom of Fife
This unique restored castle is a memorable venue for groups of 14
A trip to nearby St Andrews is a must
Or recreate that 'Chariots of Fire' scene at the sands at St Andrews
Scottish Deer Centre in Cupar is a treat for the family
Scottish Deer Centre in Cupar
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6 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Cupar, Fife, Scotland

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“The castle experience”
Reviewed 19 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014

If you like quirky this is the place, all but a pile of rubble with just 1 tower standing this place was built anew in a grand manner and with a lot of dedication by the owners. It's a fantastic place, a little unreal, big formal rooms mix with small domestic ones, dead ends and tight steep stone spiral staircases , it's fantastical, a little unreal, having been built almost from new it's been done in a way that would make you think it hadn't. Great big external 5 story walls of stone counterpoint with a minimum of electrical sockets giving it an air of a converted ancient building not a building that was built pretty much from new. The hot water and heating are similar, almost also authentically " castle like" . The heating is hot in some places, cold in others, the great room has and needs the great big fireplace with a big efficient log burner where you can get a great blaze going with logs supplied, the kitchen feels comfortably snug but has a table that all 11 of us could get around for breakfast and it's warm with its gas AGA cooker. The bedrooms rooms are comfy , (though the beds are very hard, and it took a nearly week before I could achieve a good nights sleep) the stairs are steep, numerous, curved and tight,with lots of different levels, doors at odd angles etc. It's a workout for the legs. It really is like living in a castle! Outside there are good spaces for playing games, mostly lawn, a nice little herb garden and box hedge knot garden I think they call it. There are sculptures, carvings, wooden figures, heads come out of the stair rails etc. Art is something that's obviously important to the owners. Having my self built a similar size but modernly equipped home, it's interesting to compare what was important to the builder in each.
We had a family retreat week here, it was great fun , it's a very interesting place to visit and it's well located for visiting the area, which has a lot to offer.
While At home I can enjoy at anytime the benefits of showers that don't go from boiling hot to cold several times a minute, and have plenty of sockets and good wifi. The experience here is not to be missed it's easy to appreciate, enjoyable and unique. If you get the opportunity to spend some time here make the most of it and enjoy the charms of the place.

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Management Response
22 Apr 2014
Many thanks for your lovely feedback and great to hear your family enjoyed their stay in this beautifully restored castle. We shall certainly pass your comments onto the owner and please don't hesitate to get back in touch with us if we can help with any future holiday plans!
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