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350 yr old Whisky Distillery Conversion by Artist

SuperhostFalkland, St. Andrews, United Kingdom
Entire townhouse hosted by Charonne
8 guests4 bedrooms4 beds2.5 bathrooms
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A whisky distillery, converted into VERY comfortable home. This is where Outlander was filmed! Also central to world famous golf courses and home of professional glass sculptor.

See studio, enjoy taster sessions and buy glass and textiles handmade in Scotland! I've recently launched a scarf collection and mini glass sculpture collections inspired by our charismatic landscape.

Facilities inc. waterbed, jacuzzi bath. 30 mins to Gleneagles & St Andrews golf courses. 40 mins to Edinburgh.

The space
This townhouse dates back to 1600. The ‘Old Maltings’ was once the private distillery to Falkland Palace, just a mile away.... we're central to world famous golf courses and an energetic arts scene, where the artists open their studio to visitors.

The ‘Old Maltings' was converted in 1997 as part of a shared courtyard with 6 terraced properties in the round. Spacious and contemporary, the property forms part of a quiet and characteristic courtyard and enjoys great views over the countryside and the Lomond Hills. The property is on 3 levels, with utility room on the ground floor; kitchen, dining/living room, single bedroom and WC on the first floor, and 3 double bedrooms and family bathroom on the top floor.

The Maltings was originally built to accommodate horses and carriages so offers restricted parking for cars and large vehicles today. There is free parking for one car in front if my home with additional free parking on Holm Road, on the approach.

See 'OldMaltings' Com for more information on what's to do in the area!

See ‘CharonneRuth’ Com for my art and Charonne Ruth Glass Facebook for courses and family experiences.

The master bedroom, the LimeTree, has a very comfy heated waterbed and en-suite bathroom with power shower. (The waterbed is set to accommodate a maximum of 140kg). The LemonTwist is a very comfortable and bright double bedroom with built-in wardrobes and views onto the countryside. LavenderMist is a double bedroom with built-in wardrobe and views of the courtyard and Lomond Hills. There's a single 4th bedroom on the 1st floor, and with the daybed opened up into a double bed, it can comfortably accommodate 2 people. All have shared access to the large family bathroom with 'Jacuzi' bath and WC on the 1st floor.

Make yourself at home in the large dining kitchen - breakfast is lovely at the counter in the early hours looking onto the courtyard!

For evening entertainment, there's the large dining table and lounge, complete with large flat screen surround sound TV and piano, if you feel so inclined...

This is a wonderful location for the Open, particularly for those distinguished guests who may want privacy during the Open.

This is the home of a professional glass artist, with work held in the US and UK. My studio workshop space occupies a room and garage on the ground floor. Guests are more than welcome to learn about the process and discuss commissioning glass pieces at a discounted rate.

ABOUT THE LOCAL AREA

Newton of Falkland is a charming rural hamlet located 1 mile from Falkland. Falkland, is a beautiful historic town with extensive grounds. Sites to see include:

Falkland Palace and grounds. There are lovely long walks on the estate which include forest, streams and a climb to the top of Lomond Hills for great views of Fife and beyond.

Cycling on the estate or around Loch Leven.

Very unique gift shops, inc. the Cottage Craft Centre, Fayre Earth and the National Trust.

Beautiful walk and dinner at the Balbirnie House and estate, a delightful 18th century Georgian mansion nestled amidst 400 acres of rolling parkland in the heart of Fife. Alternatively, quiet drink at the Wine Bar in Falkland or good pub grub at one of the oldest pubs in Scotland, the Stagg Inn, where you can still get beer made with 1850s recipes.

THINGS TO DO NEARBY

St Andrews, Gleneagles, Perth and Dundee are approx 30 mins.

Edinburgh Airport is within 1hr drive and railway station in nearby Ladybank.

Stunning seaside views in St Andrews. Visit the Pier and West Sands, where the opening scene of Chariotts of Fire was filmed. Enjoy medieval architecture and bespoke shops. Great selection of fresh Scottish fish, Thai, Japanese and Italian restaurants.

For walkers, there's a healthy mix of coastline walks and hills in either direction including: coastal walk from Crail to Elie, taking in the unique character of historic fishing villages Pittenweem, Anstruther, St Monans and Cellardyke.

Expensive, but exquisite dinner at the Cellar, Anstruther. Frequented by HOLLYWOOD STARS during the golf season, inc. Samuel Jackson and Tom Hanks.

Munro bagging in Pitlochry and Blair Atholl. Don't miss homemade food at a working Water Mill in Blair Atholl, or excellent fish platter at the House of Bruar, the Harrods of Scotland.

Stunning remote landscape of GlenCova Forfar way, where you can 'bag' a few more munroes.

FOR GOLFERS, THERE IS:

The Old Course, St Andrews, purported being the home of golf, and where the Open and Dunn Hill Cup are held.

Pitreavie (Dunfermline) Golf Club, Fife, Scotland (1922): A tremendous parkland course and tricky test with many key MacKenzie trademarks throughout. A short drive from the world famous St. Andrews.

The Portland Course at the Royal Troon Golf Club, in Troon, Scotland. A worthy and challenging companion to the Old Course, the many-times Open Championship site.

Leven and Ladybank are used for "Open Championship" qualifying rounds when the Open is at St. Andrews.

Carnoustie

St. Andrews (New)

North Berwick (West)

Killin

Kinghorn Golf Club

Dunnikier Park Golf Club

Longniddry Golf Club

Scotscraig Golf Club

Whitekirk Golf & Country Club

Blairgowrie (Rosemount)

Dunbar

Prestonfield Golf Club

Crail - Balcomie

Craigielaw

Scoonie Golf Club

Cowdenbeath Golf Club

Downfield Golf Club

Fairmont

Glenrothes Golf Club

The Musselburgh Golf Club

Guest access
All of 3 double bedrooms upstairs: master waterbed with en-suite shower; 2 double bedrooms with access to family bathroom and jacuzzi bath; and 4th room, complete with double daybed (with memory foam topper) and WC.

Full access to kitchen with modern appliances.

Dining lounge with large flat screen TV and DVD.

Guests have access to 2 parking spaces in front of the house and the courtyard for evening drinks in the later summer nights…
A whisky distillery, converted into VERY comfortable home. This is where Outlander was filmed! Also central to world famous golf courses and home of professional glass sculptor.

See studio, enjoy taster sessions and buy glass and textiles handmade in Scotland! I've recently launched a scarf collection and mini glass sculpture collections inspired by our charismatic landscape.

Facilities inc. wat…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 water bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 double bed
Bedroom 4
1 sofa bed

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Wifi
Dryer
Hair dryer
TV
Laptop-friendly workspace
Iron
Essentials
Washing machine

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Falkland, St. Andrews, United Kingdom

The House is set in a beautiful, private courtyard. Feels like the south of France in the heart of Scotland!

Hosted by Charonne

Joined in March 2013
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Hello....I've lived in many places, especially love Scotland, where I regularly hill walk in the calm, bold beauty of the Scottish Highlands. Like many of us here, I enjoy travelling! Especially like meeting new people and experiencing different cultures. I hope through Airbnb to see more of the world.. As a host I offer a range of services: Art experiences, especially popular with families, where we can scavenger hunt for items in the forest then make an original piece of glass with your discoveries inside! We can also make original glass pieces with your families or childs handprint inside... Honesty Shop, where I display some of my work. Enjoy a cuppa in one of my art mugs or cappuccino cups, handmade silk scarves, small blown glass objects or cards. Local knowledge tours of filming Outlander here. I also sell mugs, photo cases and prints of Claire and Jamie behind the scenes of filming here in Scotland. Local knowledge of the coastline and wee haunts, including castles, mansion houses, small fishing villages.
Hello....I've lived in many places, especially love Scotland, where I regularly hill walk in the calm, bold beauty of the Scottish Highlands. Like many of us here, I enjoy travelli…
During your stay
I am available via text if you need anything.

I have a small ‘honesty’ shop of my art on the ground floor. You’re welcome to purchase work - glass, textiles, art prints, mugs - in my absence by leaving money in the honesty box :-)

Occasionally I may be working in the studio on the ground floor.
I am available via text if you need anything.

I have a small ‘honesty’ shop of my art on the ground floor. You’re welcome to purchase work - glass, textiles, art prints,…
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No pets
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