16th century seafront home


16th century Wynd House is a wonderful home full of character and history, with direct access to the beach, superb sea views, and magnificent gardens.

Wynd House has been the ancestral home of the Wood family for 400 years; descendants of Admiral Andrew Wood, a famous merchant-buccaneer who founded the Scottish Navy in the reign of King James IV.

With superb sea views, Wynd House encourages visitors to sit a while, read a good book, or simply watch the tide come in and out. With a log burner in the drawing room and amazing views from the turret window seat, you will be snug on even the briskest of winter days.

With four extensive walled gardens, unique in Elie, including a sea garden with a summer house and ladder down onto the sands, Wynd House is ideal for the beach. The other gardens offer a sheltered refuge, ideal for young children, or to play badminton or croquet, enjoy a family BBQ, or sit and enjoy the views.

Nestled in the garden is Sea Spice Cottage, a separate cottage with two bedrooms and large function room with kitchen facilities. To the back of Sea Spice Cottage is the Nuns’ Garden, so called after the nuns who looked after injured soldiers here during the war.

On a more practical note, the house is fully-equipped throughout, with a newly-refurbished kitchen and bathrooms.

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Free WiFi · hotel quality linen and towels · beach towels · starter pack incl shampoos, soaps, loo roll, bin bags · cots and high chairs provided free of charge if requested in advance · entry 4pm, exit 10am (unless otherwise agreed)

  • Sleeps 14-16
  • 7 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Dining for 14
  • Dogs allowed
  • Woodburning stove
  • BBQ