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Craigashleigh Cottage, Sea side village home.

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Craigashleigh Cottage, Sea side village home.

Entire house
6 guests3 bedrooms4 beds2 baths
6 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths
Margo is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Sparkling clean
18 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.

300 year old building, newly renovated in the picturesque fishing village of Crail. 1 1/2 miles from 7th oldest golf course in the world and 10 miles to the world class St.Andrews Golf Course. Short walk to beach front and a beautiful harbour as well as Fife Coastal Path. Has a lovely pottery shop where items are made on the premises. If you don't feel like cooking Crail has a good fish and chip shop. Pubs & grocery shops near by. Everything is within walking distance form the house.


Indoor fireplace
Entire place
You’ll have the space to yourself and will only share it with those you’re traveling with.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds


116 Reviews

Dave User Profile
August 2019
Crail Cottage was an absolute delight. The location is amazing, the cottage is incredibly comfortable and clean Margo and Marjorie are indeed super hosts!
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Response from Margo:
Thank you Dave for the compliments about the house just happy you enjoyed your stay. Come back and visit again.
August 2019
Bob User Profile
August 2019
Perfect spot to explore the east neuk of Fife. Very well appointed, very comfortable beds, lots of space for the six of us. Easy access to the coastal path. Easy parking.
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Response from Margo:
Good to know you had such a great time Bob. To answer your question, my husband would move back but I want to be near my kids and grandkids who all live here. It’s always nice to get away for part of the winter so that’s when we go back. You are right I don’t have an ice cream…
August 2019
John User Profile
September 2017
This was an outstanding home. Very clean and well organized. Nothing could be done to improve it. Marjory was very welcoming and did all she could for us to make our stay comfortable Crail is a very quaint little village. While we ran a lot this time we would definitely consider…
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Response from Margo:
Thanks for the compliments on the house and more important I am so glad you were comfortable and had a good holiday. You would be welcome back anytime. Marjory enjoyed meeting you all.
September 2017
Amanda User Profile
May 2017
Beautiful place, perfect location to use as a home base to explore places like St Andrews and around. The host was so thoughtful, she gifted us a bottle of bubbly and shortbread as congratulations for our recent wedding in Edinburgh! Highly recommended!
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Response from Margo:
Thanks you so much for the lovely words and it was a pleasure to have you stay in our home. Congratulations again on your wedding and all the best for your future, hope to see you again one day.
May 2017
Glenn User Profile
September 2016
Crail is a fantastic location for touring the Fife coast. The house itself is renovated to very high standards. It is well equipped and great value. Margo is responsive and a great host. The fact that her sister-in-law lives next door is likewise very helpful. I would not…
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Response from Margo:
Glad you enjoyed your trip to Fife and thanks for your recommendation to others. Your comments on the house are appreciated, we look forward to reviews so we can keep improving.
September 2016
Ian User Profile
July 2016
We felt at home immediately upon arriving, Marjorie met us and we felt like we had known her for ever, she was wonderful!! The house was absolutely lovely, clean, fully equipped, with great bathrooms and really comfortable beds. The location is amazing in every way, the lovely…
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Response from Margo:
Thanks so much Ian for that glowing report on our house, happy that you had such a wonderful holiday and enjoyed every part of it. I agree with you about the flowers that grow along the roadside it makes everything seem happy. You picked a perfect time of the year to go over…
July 2016
James User Profile
September 2019
You can not find a better place to rent in this area of Scotland. Crail is a wonderful historic town on an picturesque location on the North Sea and Margo's place in perfect. Roomy, charming, stone house and completely modernized inside, spotlessly clean, bright, full of light…
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Response from Margo:
What a wonderful comment thank you Jim, it’s always nice to read guests have a good time and enjoy what the house has to offer.
September 2019

Hosted by Margo

Hamilton, CanadaJoined in May 2016
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116 Reviews
Margo is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I grew up in Hong Kong where I lived for 20 years before leaving to go to Scotland where I met and married my husband in Crail, then moved to Canada. We go back to Crail often, so felt it would be nice to have our own home when we visit. We decided to renovate the house we now…
Interaction with guests
Just an email away - feel free to email or message through airbnb at anytime, My sister in law looks after our house and lives next door. She will be happy to give you any information you may need.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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The neighborhood


House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0‒12) and pets - The house has an open plan stair with no gate at the bottom or top. Bathroom and Kitchen have no child proof locks.
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM and checkout by 11AM