Property Spotlight: Ruddon Grange, Elie


A beautiful property inside and out, Ruddon Grange is an elegant, detached property with four bedrooms that sleeps up to eight guests. It’s, therefore, the ideal place to head for an extended family holiday, and it’s pet-friendly so that you can bring your pooch with you, too! Ruddon Grange has been in the same family for generations, so it does feel like a ‘home from home’.

Situated in the picturesque town of Elie, this characterful Victorian property boasts high ceilings, period features, and a truly stunning beachfront location.

There’s direct access from the property to the beach via a gate at the bottom of the south-facing garden, meaning that guests can easily pop back for an al fresco lunch on the patio area or to grab a change of clothes after enjoying a dip in the sea!


In the summer months, there are cricket matches on the beach, and you can also try your hand at paddle boarding, canoeing and sailing with Elie Watersports.

You can also enjoy the panoramic beautiful sea views from inside the property, which is light and airy thanks to the large sash windows. On the ground floor, there’s a generous entrance vestibule and characterful hallway with an original tiled floor and a grandfather clock, as well as a family room and a spacious kitchen diner which has a breakfast bar, range cooker, and cushioned window seat from which you can enjoy the beautiful sea views.

The family room has a hardwood desk — an ideal spot to catch up on a few emails if you’re flexiworking whilst away on holiday. There’s also a downstairs bedroom and bathroom for anyone in your party with restricted mobility, plus a sofa bed for any additional visitors who might join you for a night or two. Upstairs, there’s a gorgeous sitting room, three further bedrooms, and two bathrooms.

The views are truly breathtaking from the first floor. You’ll definitely want to soak up the views with a slow morning coffee in one of the armchairs positioned by the windows! The property benefits from hotel standard housekeeping with towels, linen, extra pillows, blankets, and hair dryers for your comfort and convenience.

On a practical note, there’s also parking for several cars on the private drive and a washing machine and tumble dryer in the kitchen, all of which will help to make your stay hassle-free.

Ruddon Grange is within walking distance from the excellent amenities, attractions, and eateries in Elie, including the Harbour Café, the Elie Chain Walk, Elie Ness Lighthouse, Elie Golf Club, The Ship Inn, and Carol’s 2 Shop, where you can buy delicious ice creams!

There’s also an excellent farm shop, Ardross Farm Shop, just outside of the town. It’s the perfect place to purchase high-quality local produce — everything from free-range eggs to award-winning meats, delicious puddings, chutneys, marmalades, and homemade seasonal pies and soups.

If you’re looking for a comfortable and characterful property in the East Neuk that’s just a stone’s throw from the beach, Ruddon Grange is the rental for you! Book now to avoid disappointment.