The main living room, with indoor log burning fireplace. Crail Harbour
Merchant House - Stunning Crail Location

Entire home/flat

8 guests

5 bedrooms

7 beds
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Ages 2 - 12
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Under 2
8 guests maximum. Infants don’t count toward the number of guests.
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Nestled at the tip of the East Neuk, Merchant House is ideally placed between the town of St Andrews and the famous trail of picturesque fishing Harbours. The village of Crail offers a beautiful seaside location, just a short journey on to the many famous Golf Courses. Come and escape the hustle and bustle of 21st century life, curled up in front of our fire place.

The space

Merchant House is a beautiful period Town House in the beautiful village of Crail, located on the historic Market Gate North. The accommodation comprises of the top three floors of the town house and back garden.

Merchant House has been decorated to a very high standard throughout, and is the perfect location for any group getaway.

Please note children can be included to bring the amount up to 10 guests.

We allow strictly no stag/hen groups or getaways of this nature.

All breakages must be paid for.

We allow pets however please note they cannot be left unattended in the house while guests are out. We appreciate that not everyone is a dog lover therefore we ask you to bring your dogs bedding. Please discuss with us directly prior to booking, any pets that will be accompanying you on your visit.

Guest access

This is the top three floors of a four storey townhouse, there is a shared entrance hall on the ground floor with private front doors inside.

Interaction with guests

We will be on hand to greet you and answer any calls throughout the duration of your stay. We will then leave you to enjoy your time in this slice of tranquility.

Other things to note

Merchant House is a town house, and so we do ask you are mindful of the neighbours. No parties at all are allowed and we ask you are respectful of the neighbours throughout your stay.

The maximum occupation at any given time is 10 guests.

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Bedroom 4
2 single beds
Bedroom 5
1 sofa bed

The space
Bathrooms: 3
Bedrooms: 5
Beds: 7
Check In: 3PM - 7PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/flat
Self check-in: Host greets you


Extra people No Charge
Cleaning Fee £60
Security Deposit £200
Weekly Discount: 25%
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House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check in time is 3PM - 7PM

- No loud parties please - we have neighbours! Family gatherings have been very popular here at Merchant House, but this is not a 'Party House' as such, so if it's a party with loud music and extra guests, this is not the house for you.
Please do not move furniture either in the house or in the garden.
Please do not use decked area outside kitchen for anything other than a walk way to the stairs which lead to the garden. The garden is large with plenty room for relaxing or games.
At The end of your stay please ensure that all windows and doors are locked. The key can be placed on coat stand in the hall.
Please place all rubbish/garbage in the correct recycling bins outside front. Please take any bottles with you as there is no re cycling facility for them.
Please do not leave shoes, coats or sports equipment in the lower hallway. There are plenty of hanging facilities and space within the house.

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Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit

2 nights minimum stay

40 Reviews

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Ali User Profile
September 2017
Lovely place to stay. Beautifully decorated. It could be useful to speak with the hosts before booking to see if the property suits your needs for the weekend.

Mats User Profile
August 2017
Great location and excellent hosts. I gladly recommend this place to anyone wanting to stay in the area.

Deborah User Profile
August 2017
A beautiful apartment with views of the Firth of Forth and the most elegant garden in the backyard. We stayed there to see St. Andrews with our daughter. Very close, yet the village of Crail was so quiet and beautiful and so different from St. Andrews. Thanks for opening your home.
Natasha User ProfileNatasha is a superhost.
Response from Natasha:
Thank you for visiting, it was a pleasure to host you and your family and I am so glad you enjoyed your time in Scotland
August 2017

Peggy User Profile
August 2017
Beautiful, special art-filled home on quiet scenic street in medieval Crail. Loved the kitchen opening out to the deck and peaceful garden and the light filled living room area. Loved it!

Sarah User Profile
August 2017
Absolutely fantastic place to stay the weekend before our wedding - thank you for making us feel so welcome! :) we hope to be back again sometime in the future!!

Rachel User Profile
July 2017
We had a great long weekend in Crail in this beautiful home. It's beautifully decorated and had everything we needed for a chilled weekend. Crail itself has a lovely harbour and local shops and pub, you can walk along the coast to nearby Anstruther and St Andrews is just a short drive away. Would definitely recommend!

Kay User Profile
July 2017
The house is amazing - very large and had plenty of space for all our family members at a family reunion. Everyone loved the place and found it very comfortable. The interior design is beautiful and had all appliances like washer, dryer and dishwasher that added to convenience. The garden and deck were lovely to sit in during the nice weather we had. The location is central Crail, which is a cute village with harbour, pottery, shops and a few restaurants, and it's only a 20 min drive from St Andrews and even shorter distance to other beautiful fishing villages around the East Neuk of Scotland. Natasha was always very prompt in her communications and was clear in explaining things about the house - she met us as we arrived and showed us how to work the heating system etc. We would definitely go back in the future for any other big family or friend events!

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