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4 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath
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The Cupboard is a beautiful little old weavers cottage in the heart of Elie. It is tastefully decorated and is a perfect little haven for enjoying the village’s many attractions. The cottage, dating from circa 1850, comprises a well set up living room with open fire and open plan galley kitchen, a small double bedroom, and an attic set up with two single beds for children aged 6 to early teens. The attic is accessed by a folding stair ladder. The clean and modern bathroom includes bath and over bath shower. With electric heating throughout, a tv, and free WiFi, it is ideal for a couple or a family with 2 growing kids. The Cupboard is only 100 yards from the award winning beach, and walking distance to the local bars and restaurants, and 400 yards from the golf and sports club.


Indoor fireplace
Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds

House Rules

Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking, parties, or events
Pets are allowed
Check-in is anytime after 2PM and check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox


22 Reviews

Gail User Profile
November 2018
A lovely cottage, small but with everything you need to ensure a comfortable stay. The heaters were great for keeping off the Autumnal chill and the open fire great for cosying round in the evening. It's location is fabulous - the beach is just opposite, accessed through a smal…
Denise User Profile
October 2018
Great location. The cottage is small but has everything you will need. The coal fire is great after a long walk on the beach. Great recommendation for food and drink. Went to 19th hole and The Ship Inn. John is a great host. Would highly recommended Elie and The Cupboard.
David User Profile
October 2018
The cupboard is just as in the description and pictures. Warm, very cosy, and a perfect size for a couple. We didn’t use the loft bedroom, but it would indeed seem to be most suitable for small children. We did use the ladder up to the loft though several times to reset the wifi …
Emma User Profile
October 2018
Loved The Cupboard!! Obviously we were expecting it to be small but I was very pleasantly surprised at the space. It is well laid out and not at all cramped. It is very cute and cosy. Location is perfect, just across the road from gorgeous beach and a nice walk to local pubs. Wil…
Marion User Profile
October 2018
The Cupboard is a delightful little cottage in a beautiful place. It has all that is required of a relaxing stay in Elie. John is an excellent host and really thinks about his guests. The real open fire was amazing and would strongly recommend a visit.
Catherine User Profile
October 2018
Thanks so much for the great accommodations in Elie. While the space is small it had everything we needed, plus some delicious orange marmalade cake.
Jacqui User Profile
September 2018
We stayed in "the Cupboard" for the week, it certainly is as described. I would say "dinky" John and his wife were very hospitable with thoughtful additional touches, easy to contact if needed. The beach is lovely and very close to The Cupboard. The 19th hole very friendly, dog…

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Giffnock, United KingdomJoined in February 2018
John User Profile
23 Reviews
Hi I am John. I live in Glasgow with my wife Sandra and our 3 children and our working cocker spaniel Jake. We bought The Cupboard in Elie for us to enjoy relaxing weekends by the seaside but are happy to let careful and considerate guests enjoy the charm of the cottage and the a…
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