Monday, August 7, 2017
2 miles north of holiday cottage on the B981

Start of balcony at the  (coming soon}pop up coffee shop

Already famous for their real bread

and free range eggs
cake, etc..

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

5 miles from holiday cottage and campsite

Guest photo
of  Abbot house from the cafe veranda

Good information and exhibits about Dunfermline's history:
mining, engineering and


famous people from Dunfermline

Collection of paintings includes one Lowrie and
some Scottish painters like Peploe and Fergusson

new maze

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Drone views of cottage and woodland

Our 2 cottages and woodland to the rear.

woodland behind the cottages.

nearest neighbouring cottage to the south
on the Masterton road

Nearest neighbour to the north of the cottage
Farmhouse complex on the B981

 For scale:-
 2 people on the field between our cottages and  Masterton road

 Inverkeithing 1 mile to the south

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

Holiday cottage near Edinburgh Scotland. Original features, maintenance and energy saving

March 2017
Complete interior decorate by Carlo Rubino 01383 832870

Back hallway leading to conservatory

Nov 2009
Local joiner making frames for secondary double glazing
using Scottish oak.

Original features of holiday cottage:-
Sandstone walls.
Slate tiled roof.
Wooden floorboards (living room )
Wood panelled doors - (most rooms)

Sash windows (originals kept whilst adding secondary double glazing )

Joiner and apprentice planing fanlight for double glazing

during the annual schedule of works, maintenance and improvements.

Character features:-
window seat
Organic wooden facings - bathroom - recycled wood from our own woodland
Solid wood work surfaces - kitchen - made by the owner

Some antiques:-
Ceiling height bookcase from Glasgow university

Further works in November 2009

1 foot more of new recycled glass loft insulation

Reed Insulation , unit 2, Riverside Court, Cupar, Fife KY15 5JY
Tel: 01334 655669 Fax: 01334 655669

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Anstruther. Isle of May

An east coast fishing village 
1 hours drive from the holiday cottage

23.10.2013. Still cooked to order

Edinburgh shops

Waitrose Edinburgh
Easy meal for your holiday -
Charlie Bigham steak and ale  pie
(in ceramic dishes)

Shop for a  treat for your self catering 
for your Scottish holiday cottage

                                                         This branch near Fettes college

Jenners Princes street

Indian supermarket Leith walk

Tamarind pots, methi leaf, etc.

Chinese supermarket Leith walk

Asian supermarket next to the mosque near the university.

 pickles,  breads, designer rice bags,......

Valvona and Crolla, Elm Row

Food presents