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Old School House - external aspect
Old School House - gorgeous Firth of Forth backdrop
Old School House - sitting room with large windows on 2 sides
Old School House - lounge library exudes luxury
Old School House - light and airy alternative lounge space
Old School House - light floods in through huge picture windows
Old School House - lovely open plan living
Old School House - summer house with viewing gallery
Old School House - spacious games room with table tennis
Old School House - inside dining for all guests
Old School House - those coastal views
Old School House - beautifully landscaped gardens
Old School House - pergoda in extensive gardens
Old School House - large open hallway with welcoming fireplace
Old School House - Shaker style kitchen includes AGA and washing facilities
Old School House - luxury bedroom with stunning Firth of Forth views
Old School House - attractive twin with original feature fireplace
Old School House - large double room with elegant soft furnishings
Old School House - cool blue single bedroom
Old School House - bedroom in the eaves, great for the kids
Old School House - each bedroom individually designed
Old School House - smart modern walk in shower
Old School House - family bathroom
Old School House - stylish design in every room
Old School House - high quality bed linen
Old School House - splashes of colour
Old School House - decorative garden archway
Old School House - Firth of Forth at sunset
Old School House - steps leading to viewing platform
Old School House - basking in sunlight
Old School House - gorgeous Firth of Forth backdrop
Old School House - sitting room with large windows on 2 sides
Old School House - lounge library exudes luxury
Old School House - light and airy alternative lounge space

Newburn School House, Elie, Fife, Scotland

Sleeps 7 - 11 7 Bedrooms 11 Dining

Lovely dog friendly coastal house near Elie sleeping 11 with a games room and great views for family holidays and golfing weekends

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Newburn School House, Elie, Fife, Scotland, sleeps 7 - 11 in 7 bedrooms.

This gem of a holiday house near Elie and the coast really is the bee's knees. The perfect option for friends, families and small corporate groups looking for flexibility with lots of luxury thrown in, Old School House of Newburn sits high above Lower Largo, offers stylish open plan living with 2 lounges for added choice. Extensive Firth of Forth views can be seen through every window and enjoyed from the beautifully landscaped gardens, summer house and viewing platform. The games room at the top of the house is somewhere to have a friendly and fun table tennis tournament while the others retire to the main lounge for a chat, some TV or a look through the well stocked book shelves.

The open plan kitchen diner is a high point with its gorgeous Shaker kitchen equipped with an AGA, dishwasher and washing facilities. Dinner can be prepared sociably and everyone can sit down at the table together making the most of a large airy space with light flooding in. The exquisitely decorated plum lounge oozes opulence with sumptuous velvet sofas and a cosy open fire to sit back and savor some chill time. The alternative sitting room is ideal for multi generation groups where some quiet time might be appreciated. The entrance hall would be a great spot for a small corporate drinks reception or as another place to relax next to a blazing fire.

The 7 bedrooms are a convenient combination of doubles, twins and singles. All are spacious and some are double aspect to admire the wide reaching seascape. Soft furnishings are plush and a few of the rooms have traditional feature fireplaces and period furniture. Contemporary facilities are plentiful across the house with 2 showers and 1 bath.

Guests probably won't want to go far once settled into Old School House but one can walk to the beach at Lower Largo in under 20 minutes. Lower Largo is also now home to The Crusoe Pub and Restaurant, sister of The Ship Inn in Elie.



WiFi is available throughout.

Disabled Facilities

No specific facilities.

Dog Friendly

Dogs are allowed by prior arrangement but are not permitted to go upstairs or on furniture.


Very well equipped Shaker style kitchen includes, AGA, Belfast sink, large fridge freezer, washing machine and dryer.

Dining Room

Open plan inside dining area will seat 11 guests.

Sitting Room

2 sitting rooms. The plum lounge has a large TV, plenty of sofas, books and an open fire. The smaller lounge has an open fire.

TV and Music Facilities

Large wide screen TV in main lounge.

Games Room

Top floor games room with table tennis and views.

Heating and Open Fires

Central heating throughout and 2 open fires in lounge and hallway. First logs supplied with starter pack.


7 bedrooms with combination of doubles, twins and singles.


High quality bedding, bathroom towels and beach towels are provided.


3 bathrooms. 1 has a bath, 2 shower rooms.

Children's Facilities

Cots and high chairs available by prior arrangement. Please ask about a babysitting service.


Summer house in extensive and beautifully landscaped gardens. Viewing platform. Outside furniture and BBQ.

Swimming Pool

There is no pool.


Plenty of off road secure parking.


No smoking please.

Booking Information

Check in from 4pm, check out by 10am. A refundable security deposit is required. Any events at the house need to be agreed with the owners prior to arrival. A starter pack of logs, bin bags and toiletries will be made available. No dogs upstairs or on the furniture please.

Show Availability

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Newburn School House, Drumeldrie

Please contact the owner for availability dates


Located in the fishing village of Pittenweem on Firth of Forth and 10 minutes from coastal town of Elie. St Andrews is 20 minutes and Dundee 45 minutes. Accessed via the A915.

  • Bus number 95 from St Andrews to Pittenweem.
  • Leuchars Railway Station is 30 minutes away.
  • Seaside resort of Anstruther is 5 minutes away.
  • Anstruther has a Co-op Food and The Corner Shop convenience store. There is a deli in Elie.
  • Pittenweem has the West End Bar within walking distance and serving food. There is a range of pubs in Anstruther.
  • Dundee Airport is 45 minutes.

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